Friday 18 November 2016

Eastern Imperial Eagle and Jack Snipe

A thoroughly enjoyable couple of hours this morning - started with a juvenile Eastern Imperial Eagle perched on a lamp post just outside the kibbutz.

And then to the Jackdaw colony. A Merlin was hunting along the wadi.

Finally tracked down the Jack Snipe! I've been trying to get a photo of this bird for weeks now. Beautifully cryptic birds.
A bit zoomed in.

Georgeous birds.

A few winter Wigeon have arrived.

And no winter would be complete without a Robin.

Another common but stunning bird.

No Moustached Warblers at all today and the Water Rails and Spotted Crake seem to have moved on too.

Finally, one of a couple of Long-legged Buzzards in the eatern kibbutz fields. Good to see them back.

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