Winter Tour Report 11-19 November 2017

First day 12/11/2017: We started at Al-Shallal’s Farm, where we hoped to find some rarities such as the Eversmann’s Redstart, but it was quiet there, we had our first White-eared Bulbul there. Birds that were seen there: Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 2, Crested Lark Galerida cristata 1, Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica 3, White-eared Bulbul Pycnonotus …

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2nd Winter Tour Report 5-12 December 2016

Participants: Michel Gerber and Martin Miguel. The tour was another success, although missed the Shikra, Eversmann’s Redstart and the Crested Honey Buzzard, but were replaced with Indian Roller, Buff-bellied pipit, Pallid Scops Owl and Sykes’s Warbler!!! Other highlights, include the Hume’s Leaf Warbler and the Great Black-headed Gull. Day 1: 05/12/2106 The participants arrived at 6 …

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Kuwait Trip Report Winter Tour 12-20 November 2016

12th November: Arrival at Kuwait airport and overnight at Continental Inn. 13th November: At 6am we left the hotel with boxed breakfast towards Abu Al-Hasaniya. There we first encountered eleven Lesser Crested Tern then a Greater Crested Tern landed on steel wires showed well through scope being distinctly larger the nearby Lesser Crested Terns. At …

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