12/12/2008 at Al Abraq Al Khabari, SAANR and Jahra Farms

Wintering birds have arrived and settled down. Al Abraq holds Dark-throated Thrush. At least two Red-tailed Wheatears are in SAANR and Jahra Farms has Indian Roller and Shikra.

Black-throated Thrush Turdus atrogularis

Black-throated Thrush Turdus atrogularis سُمْنَةٌ سَوْدَاءُ زُورٍ

Indian Roller (Coracias benghalensis)

Indian Roller perching on a palm tree
Indian Roller Coracias benghalensis