01/05/2010 at Abdaly Farms

I visited Abdaly farms this morning with Brian Foster and Austin Baird. Our main targets were Common Babbler and Red-wattled Lapwing which we saw well. Surprisingly we saw  4 flocks of Pin-tailed Sandgrouse (40) and three flocks of Honey Buzzards (30) too.

Pin-tailed Sandgrouse (Pterocles alchata)

Pin-tailed Sandgrouse Pterocles alchata قَطَاةٌ نَبْطَاءُ

Honey Buzzard (Pernis apivorus)

European Honey Buzzard Pernis apivorus عُقَيِّبٌ عَسَلِيَّةٌ أُوْرُوبِيَّةُ