July 2012

Turkish Delight

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Join Yoav Perlman’s birding experiences in Turkey Last month I went on a short weekend trip with three of my mates to Turkey. Our main target bird was Brown Fish Owl. I am not a keen WP lister but this is an almost mythical bird for Israeli birders. I was born just a few months [...]

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How to see the Sira Barbet

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A new Barbet have been described from Sira Mountains, Sira Barbet Capito fitzpatricki, in the Auk. Here is explained how to see it.

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Spring – summer

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Yoav Perlman enjoys massive late spring migration and cool breeding birds in Israel In my previous post I went mental about what happened here in March and April, and May was just as good. The massive flood of migrants continued to pour over southern Israel. Huge numbers of migrants were on the ground and overhead. [...]

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