Sunday, 26 November 2017

Saturday, 25 November 2017

Western Negev, Israel

Blackstart

Bonelli's Eagle

Bonelli's Eagle

Brown-necked Raven

Common Buzzard

Griffon Vulture

Griffon Vulture

Hen Harrier

Long-eared Owl

Long-eared Owl

Nubian Ibex

Pallid Harrier

Pallid Harrier

Sand Partridge

Stone Curlew

Tristram's Starling

Friday, 24 November 2017

Near Mitzpe Ramon Crater, Negev, Israel

Basalt Wheatear

Basalt Wheatear

Crowned Sandgrouse

Mourning Wheatear

Nubian Ibex

Red-tailed Wheatear

Red-tailed Wheatear

Red-throated Pipit

Rock Dove

Sinai Rosefinch

Southern Grey Shrike

Spanish Sparrow

Trumpeter Finch

Basalt Wheatear

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Pistachio Park Hula Valley, Israel

Brambling

Citrine Wagtail

Common Crane

Redstart

Sardinian Warbler

Yellow-vented Bulbul

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Bet Shean Valley via the Sea of Galilee, Israel

Armenian Gull

Black Stork

Great White Egret

Palestine Sunbird

Palestine Sunbird

Southern Grey Shrike

Tawny Pipit

Pied Kingfisher with Armenian Gulls

Black Kite, Black Stork & White Stork

Monday, 20 November 2017

Hula Valley, Israel (including sound recording of Common Cranes)

Red-wattled Plover

Black-shouldered Kite

Bluethroat

We had organised a visit to the reserve at first light to enjoy the spectacle of thousands of Common Crane readying themselves for the day ahead. An amazing experience and despite tractor noise, people talking in hushed tones and guide commentary, I did manage to make a short recording which can be listened to. Common Cranes

Common Crane

Greater Flamingo

Imperial Eagle

Marsh Sandpiper

Marsh Sandpiper

Purple Heron

Ruddy Shelduck

Spoonbill

Spur-winged Plover