20 December 2020

Eurasian Teal – Al Wannan

To show that anything can turn up anywhere in Saudi Arabia I located three Eurasian Teal in the middle of the desert on a small wet area to the side of some large pivot irrigation fields at Al Wannan. This is far from the nearest large wetlands where they are normally located. These fields also held a number of other good birds including Daurian Shrike, Meadow Pipit, Tawny Pipit, Desert Wheatear, European Stonechat and Great Grey Shrike.