Many migrants are here already and every day some new arrivals join the party.
The Basalt Wheatear is still present and while many birders came to search for it. Also to enjoy the many Asian Desert & Spectacled Warblers. It’s been very long since a Kurdish Wheatear was seen around the Southern Arava.
Its been a long and hectic week for me with guiding and monitoring throughout. Bird migration is always a wonderful spectacle and there is always much to see (though not always what youexpect!). It started last Sunday when I was guiding Norbert Schafferand we had these wonderful birds which were described in my last post, […]
As the season progress more and more migrants are found on a daily basis. In fact it is so hectic that I cant find the time to sit and write all the updates, so below is a very quick review of what was seen in the past 10 days: On 13th while guiding a happy […]
Back from Spain and it seems that migration down the southern Arava and around Eilat are on high speedalready. I had great time on the Iberian peninsula with many interesting and enigmatic species and un-president numbers of Vultures and great company of people, but as always it is great to be back in my local […]
OnTuesday, I will be heading towards the amazing FIO bird Festival at Extramadura. So before Ileave, I’ve decided to check ifnight-lifearound Yotveta is showing Spring as well. I wentout with Avi Meir and found 2 beautiful Egyptian Nightjars!After an absence of a year they are back and I hope that they will stay until I […]
After long idle due to being too occupied in moving into our new house at last, yesterday I went back to the field, joined by Shachar with his powerful Nikon (thus I didn’t really bother photographing…)We had a great day with many birds and goodevidenceof migration throughout. Starting at K20 we found the ponds loading […]