As nobody has seen Asian Koel since 29th Feb. AbdulRahman and I decided to try Desrt Finches at Port Zour. Mark Chichester found the birds early November and they were still there though it took some time to find them. The birds were singing actively.
Desert Finch 3, Grey Hypocolius 1, Desert Wheatear 3, Pied Wheatear 2, Isabelline Shrike 2, Stonechat 1, Quail 1, Song Thrush 1, Barn Swallow 4, Red-rumped Swallow 1, Cormorant 15, Caspian Tern 2.
Desert Finch (Rhodospiza obsoleta)