14 Jun 2015

Shabanah Wild Park – Bird records by Khalifah Al Dhaheri

This site is a location I have not been to myself and lies off route 15 between Tanoumah and Al Baha in the Asir mountains. Khalifah saw a number of good birds in this area including the following: Eurasian Moorhen, four Rock Pigeons, two Dusky Turtle-Doves, five Laughing Doves, Alpine Swift, 25 Little Swifts, three Eurasian Hoopoes, Fan-tailed Raven, two Pale Crag-Martins, five White-spectacled Bulbuls, two Scrub Warblers, Brown Woodland-Warbler, two Graceful Prinias, Gambaga Flycatcher, two Blackstarts, four Arabian Wheatears, three Violet-backed Starlings, two Tristram's Starlings, three Palestine Sunbirds, seven Cinnamon-breasted Buntings and nine Rueppell's Weavers. He has kindly allowed me to use two of his photographs below for which I am very grateful.
Dusky Turtle Dove
Dusky Turtle Dove
Tristram's Starling
Tristram's Starling

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