09/09/2008 at Abraq Al Habari

Isolated farm in the middle of desert surely draws birds attention. Actually it offers much needed relief to them.  Leaking taps and water reservoir are visited by hundreds if not thousands of birrds on  their way to wintering grounds.

Black Kite 15, Common Buzzard 6, Marsh Harrier 2, Montagu’s Harrier 3, Kestrel 1, Greenshank 1, Green Sandpiper 1, Golden Oriole 4, Hoopoe 20+, European Roller 1,  Willow Warbler 6, Barred Warbler 4, Whitethroat 2, Lesser Whitethroat 2, European Nightjar 1, Wryneck 1, Ortolan Bunting 2, Black-headed Bunting 1, Common Rosefinch 2, Yellow Wagtail 20+, Short-toed Lark 30+, Lesser Short-toed Lark 2, Lesser Grey Shrike 1, Red-backed Shrike 2, Masked Shrike 2.

Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo) and Black Kite (Milvus migrans) next to water pool

Steppe Buzzard Buteo buteo vulpinus and Black-eared Kite Milvus (migrans) lineatus حِدَأَةٌ سَوْدَاءُ يميناً و عُقَابٌ سَهْبِيَّةٌ يساراً

Common Rosefinch (Carpodacus erythirnus)

Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus حَسُّونٌ وَرْدٌ

European Nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus)

European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus سُبَدٌ أَوْرُوبِيٌّ