25 Oct 2016

Quality migrants at Abu Hadriyah – Records by Arnold Uy

Whilst birding the Abu Hadriyah area recently Arnold Uy and found some amazing birds. He very kindly sent me the details and has allowed me to use his photos on my website some of which are shown below. Blue Rock Thrush is an uncommon passage migrant that is commoner in the spring than autumn and a species I personally do not see every year. Eurasian Wryneck has a similar status to Blue Rock Thrush but they are seen slightly more often. Other birds seen by Arnold included Indian (Clamorous) Reed Warbler a species extended it range considerably in the province in recent years. Also seen was Spotted Flycatcher a species that has been passing through in very good numbers this autumn over a broad range.
Blue-Rock Thrush
Blue-Rock Thrush
Eurasian Wryneck
Eurasian Wryneck
Indian (Clamorous) Reed Warbler
Indian (Clamorous) Reed Warbler
Spotted Flycatcher
Spotted Flycatcher

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