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Magnificent UAE birdwatching tour 07.04-17 to 10.04.17

April 12, 2017

1200 Miles (2000 Km) covered in 4 days,  14 sites visited and 114 species seen.

See attached species list.   If you would like to organise your own small group bird watching tour with me in the UAE and/or Oman please do not hesitate to contact me,  

Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca)

Common Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna)
Mallard (Domestic type) (Anas platyrhynchos (Domestic type))
Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)
Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)
Sand Partridge (Ammoperdix heyi)
Chukar (Alectoris chukar)
Grey Francolin (Francolinus pondicerianus)
Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
Black-necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis)
Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)
Jouanin's Petrel (Bulweria fallax)
Persian Shearwater (Puffinus persicus)
Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)
Socotra Cormorant (Phalacrocorax nigrogularis)
Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)
Great White Egret (Ardea alba)
Western Reef-Heron (Egretta gularis)
Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)
Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus)
Bonelli's Eagle (Aquila fasciata)
Western Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)
Macqueen's Bustard (Chlamydotis macqueenii)
Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus)
Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)
Grey Plover (Pluvialis squatarola)
Red-wattled Lapwing (Vanellus indicus)
Lesser Sand Plover (Charadrius mongolus)
Greater Sand Plover (Charadrius leschenaultii)
Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus)
Common Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula)
Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius)
Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus)
Eurasian Curlew (Numenius arquata)
Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica)
Ruff (Calidris pugnax)
Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea)
Temminck's Stint (Calidris temminckii)
Dunlin (Calidris alpina)
Little Stint (Calidris minuta)
Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago)
Terek Sandpiper (Xenus cinereus)
Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus)
Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)
Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis)
Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)
Common Redshank (Tringa totanus)
Cream-coloured Courser (Cursorius cursor)
Collared Pratincole (Glareola pratincola)
Pomarine Skua (Stercorarius pomarinus)
Arctic Skua (Stercorarius parasiticus)
Bridled Tern (Onychoprion anaethetus)
Little Tern (Sternula albifrons)
Gull-billed Tern (Gelochelidon nilotica)
Common Tern (Sterna hirundo)
White-cheeked Tern (Sterna repressa)
Lesser Crested Tern (Thalasseus bengalensis)
Pin-tailed Sandgrouse (Pterocles alchata)
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles exustus)
Rock Dove (Columba livia)
European Turtle Dove (Streptopelia turtur)
Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)
Laughing Dove (Streptopelia senegalensis)
Pallid Scops Owl (Otus brucei)
Pharaoh Eagle Owl (Bubo ascalaphus)
Pallid Swift (Apus pallidus)
Eurasian Hoopoe (Upupa epops)
Green Bee-eater (Merops orientalis)
Indian Roller (Coracias benghalensis)
Eurasian Wryneck (Jynx torquilla)
Lesser Kestrel (Falco naumanni)
Ring-necked Parakeet (Psittacula krameri)
Red-tailed Shrike (Lanius phoenicuroides)
Isabelline Shrike (Lanius isabellinus)
Bay-backed Shrike (Lanius vittatus)
Southern Grey Shrike (Lanius meridionalis)
Masked Shrike (Lanius nubicus)
Woodchat Shrike (Lanius senator)
House Crow (Corvus splendens)
Brown-necked Raven (Corvus ruficollis)
Desert Lark (Ammomanes deserti)
Black-crowned Sparrow-Lark (Eremopterix nigriceps)
Crested Lark (Galerida cristata)
Rock Martin (Ptyonoprogne fuligula)
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)
Red-vented Bulbul (Pycnonotus cafer)
White-spectacled Bulbul (Pycnonotus xanthopygos)
White-eared Bulbul (Pycnonotus leucotis)
Scrub Warbler (Scotocerca inquieta)
Clamorous Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus stentoreus)
Graceful Prinia (Prinia gracilis)
Asian Desert Warbler (Sylvia nana)
Lesser Whitethroat (Sylvia curruca)
Menetries's Warbler (Sylvia mystacea)
Arabian Babbler (Turdoides squamiceps)
White-throated Robin (Irania gutturalis)
Common Nightingale (Luscinia megarhynchos)
Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica)
Common Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus)
Common Rock Thrush (Monticola saxatilis)
Hooded Wheatear (Oenanthe monacha)
Hume's Wheatear (Oenanthe albonigra)
Pied Wheatear (Oenanthe pleschanka)
Isabelline Wheatear (Oenanthe isabellina)
Asian Pied Starling (Gracupica contra)
Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis)
Bank Myna (Acridotheres ginginianus)
Superb Starling (Lamprotornis superbus)
Purple Sunbird (Cinnyris asiaticus)
Western Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava)
Pied Wagtail/White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)
Striolated Bunting (Emberiza striolata)
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)
Indian Silverbill (Euodice malabarica)

 

 



 

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