8/02/2008 Some recent photographs by Rashed Al-Hajji

Yesterday 7/2 rashed photographed some Barn Swallows, a photogaph of two is shown below.

Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica خُطَّافٌ شَائِعٌ

On 6/2 a Song Thrush

Song Thrush Turdus philomelos
Song Thrush Turdus philomelos سُمْنَةٌ مُغَرِّدَةٌ

On 5/2 a Black-winged Stilt and a Glossy Ibis

Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus طُوَّلٌ أَجْنَحُ

Glossy Ibis

Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus أَنُوقٌ لاَمِعٌ

On 4/2 Rashed photographed a Marsh Sandpiper, a Common Chiffchaff probably abietinus ssp. and a Hoopoe
Marsh Sandpiper, a great shot

Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis طِيْطَوَى مُستَنْقَعِيَّةٌ

Common Chiffchaff probably abietinus ssp.

Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita
Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita ذُعَرَةٌ شَائِعَةٌ

Eurasian Hoopoe

Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops هُدْهُدٌ أَوْرَاسِيٌّ

On 3/2 Rashed photographed a Siberian Stonechat ssp. maurus, a White-tailed Lapwing and Menetries’s Warbler.
Siberian Stonechat ssp. maurus

Byzantine Stonechat Saxicola maurus variegatus
Byzantine Stonechat Saxicola maurus variegatus بِرْقَشٌ بِيزَنْطِيٌّ

White-tailed Lapwing

White-tailed Lapwing Vanellus leucurus
White-tailed Lapwing Vanellus leucurus قُطْقَاطٌ أَعْوَكُ

Menetries’s Warbler

Ménétries’s Warbler Curruca mystacea
Ménétries’s Warbler Curruca mystacea دُخَّلَةٌ رَأْسَاءُ