3/9/2008 at Al Abraq Al Khabari
It was soon obvious that raptor migration had started. First for this autumn were Steppe Eagle, Booted Eagle and Pallid Harrier. Also Ortolan Bunting was new.
Steppe Eagle 1, Booted Eagle 1, Montagu’s Harrier 1, Pallid Harrier 3, Marsh Harrier 3, Black Kite 5, Common Buzzard 2, Ortolan Bunting 1, Black-headed Bunting 3, Woodchat Shrike 2, Red-backed Shrike 1, Masked Shrike 1, Barred Warbler 2, Eastern Orphean Warbler 1, Whitethroat 3, Lesser Whitethroat 1, Golden Oriole 4, Great Reed Warbler 1, Marsh Warbler 2, Upcher’s Warbler 1, Short-toed Lark 60, Yellow Wagtail 20, Turtle Dove 1.
Steppe Eagle, juvenile (Aqila nipalensis)
Booted Eagle, dark morph (Hieraetus pennatus)
Pallid Harrier, juvenile (Circus macrourus)
Pallid Harrier, female (Circus macrourus)
Eastern Orphean Warbler (Sylvia crassirostris)