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
Common Rosefinch (Carpodacus erythirnus)
European Nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus)