A Blue Rockthrush made its customarily distant appearance.
I left soon after this and drove up to Yatir Forest. It was getting towards the hot part of the day and things were quietening down. However, I immediately found a very active pair of Eastern Bonelli's Warblers,
A Spur-thighed Tortoise (Testudo graeca) was great to see.
This next bird probably deserves a blog entry of it's own. Last week at Sde Boker I saw this flitting around in a tree . . .
Less problematic birds of the day were this very smart Northern Wheatear,