Serengeti birdlife in spring

It was mid-September in the western Corridor of the Serengeti. A bit early for most of the migrants, but there were a few early arrivals. The resident avian population in the Serengeti at this time of the year is diverse and would gladden any bird lover’s heart. There was also a wide variety of habitats […]

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Rare and unusual birds seen in Saudi Arabia in second half of 2015

Two new species for Saudi Arabia Fulvous Whistling Duck Dendrocygna bicolor & Lesser Whistling Duck Dendrocygna javanica were found together on Malaki Dam Lake 3 September. Eight Harlequin Quail Coturnix delegorguei were in a large field near Jizan 30 June including at least two males, a species that has not been recorded in Saudi Arabia […]

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Kaspisk pipare (Charadrius asiaticus)

En snabb tur upp till Sörmland och Sandasjön, Norra Mörkö detta för att få se en häftig liten vadare som är första fyndet för Sverige, denna lilla vadare skall normalt finnas i södra asien. Finland hade ett fynd förra veckan och detta är troligen samma individ!

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