Two days in the Arava
We started our morning at Yotveta circle fields. After few minutes we found 14 Ruddy Shelducks
and 4 Greater White-Fronted Geese.
We also saw several species of pipits, Corn Buntings, Desert finches And others.
While we where getting close to the geese, we saw a Lanner stands on a tree.
|Greater White-Fronted Geese|
After we left Yotveta, we tried to find the Red-Breasted Flycatcher at Samar. thanks to Yaniv Basher that helped us, we managed to find it. We also found the Basalet Wheatear at Be'er Ora.
In the afternoon we went up to Eilat mountains and had good birds;
Sinai Rosefinches, Hooded and desert weathears and Desert warblers.
After the sunset we found Barn Owl at Yotveta, but no Egypetian Nightjars.
Today we spent our time in Ovda and we had quality birding.
Cream-Coloured Courser, another Basalet Wheatear, Desert Warblers,Spotted Sandgrouses
Bar-Tailed, Hornd and Thick-Billed larks, Mountain Buntings and more.
|Thick Billed Lark|
In the way back home we stoped at Neot Smadar sewage and saw 2 adult imperial Eagle.
In the Mammals domain, we had Arabian Wolf and Asian Wild Ass.
|Asian Wild Ass|