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Birding Around Lotan

We welcome you to see a sample of some of our local birds, all of which can be found within 18 minutes drive of Kibbutz Lotan, between late October and mid-April:

Eastern Imperial Eagle, Steppe Eagle, Long-legged Buzzard, Barbary Falcon, Lanner Falcon, Chuckar, Sand Partridge, Spur-winged Plover, Spotted Sandgrouse, Crowned Sandgrouse, Laughing Dove, Namaqua Dove, Striated Scops Owl (Nov. to March), Little Green Bee-eater, Oriental Skylark, Lesser Short-toed Lark, Bar-tailed Lark, Temminck’s Lark, Hoopoe Lark, African Rock Martin, Buff-bellied Pipit, Red-throated Pipit, Yellow-vented Bulbul, Isabelline Wheatear, Desert Wheatear, Blackstart, Finsch’s Wheatear, Mourning Wheatear, Hooded Wheatear, White-crowned Wheatear, Arabian Warbler, Cyprus Warbler, Spectacled Warbler, Desert Warbler, Scrub Warbler, Graceful Prinia, Palestine Sunbird, Arabian Babbler, Brown-necked Raven, Tristrams Grackle, Spanish Sparrow, Dead Sea Sparrow, Syrian Serin (Nov. to March), Trumpeter Finch, Desert Finch, and House Bunting.

And that's before we even start looking for migrants!

Read the full report on birding around Lotan
Read Monthly Sighting reports around Lotan
Read month by month birding itineraries in Southern Israel
Click here for a list of birds recorded in the immediate vicinity of Lotan.

Contact info

Daphna Abell
Program Coordinator
lotan-programs@lotan.ardom.co.il

Tel: +972 8 6356935;
Toll Free: 1800 2000 75 (when in Israel)

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