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.
Itai Shanni is the coordinator of the Eilat Birding Blog, which is jointly written by the Israeli Ornithological Centre (IOC) and the International Birding and Research Centre Eilat (IBRCE). Itai is working to promote bird and wildlife conservation throughout this area. As an Israeli A licensed ringer, he also gives support for the IBRCE staff when needed. Itai has also developed a real passion for Odonata watching and spends many hot hours chasing also Dragonflies and Damselflies.