10/03/2008 at Jahra East Outfall

A quick trip to JEO watching the reedbeds from just one location revealed at least 3 different Little Crakes. Note the very long toes on the bird in the second  photograph. Graceful Prinias were very active marking out their territories.

It was good to see that on this occasion, there were only Nikon/Canon shooters around (3 in total), none with guns.

Little Crake

Little Crake Zapornia parva under reeds
Little Crake Zapornia parva مُرَعَةٌ صَغِيرَةٌ

Little Crake with long toes

Little Crake Zapornia parva on a branch
Little Crake Zapornia parva مُرَعَةٌ صَغِيرَةٌ

Graceful Prinia

Graceful Prinia Prinia gracilis on a green branch
Graceful Prinia Prinia gracilis نِمْنِمَةٌ ذَنُوبٌ