Kazakh steppes

The final days of the Rockjumper tour I was leading were spent in the steppes and wetlands around Nursultan (until recently Astana…). Together with our sharp-eyed local guide Andrey, we birded one day west of the city, and another day south. Birding was fantastic, with non-stop action both in quality and in numbers. Insect load […]

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Sociable Lapwings in Saudi Arabia

Phil Roberts has written an excellent personal account of the finding of 18 Sociable Lapwings in Haradh in February 2016. The account is on the Birdlife website The Amazing Journey under this link http://www.birdlife.org/sociable-lapwing/2016/03/three-on-the-move-and-news-from-saudi-arabia/ This excellent website also shows where some of the Sociable Lapwings cross Saudi Arabia on route to and from their breeding […]

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