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Birding Report – Late March 2010

Birding this year in the Arava is very unusual compared to previous years. The amount of rainfall that we had, more than we had in the past 20 years, has made finding birds more diffuse. The hotspots around Lotan are km 76 (Qa e-Sa’eddin) and Ovda Valley. Both are very green, and very muddy, because of the rains. Continue reading

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Asian Desert Warblers Sylvia nana in the southern Negev

Late January 09 Yoav Perlman set out to the remote Meishar planes with the intention of getting close up and personal with the rare Asian Desert Warblers that winter in the region. “Yesterday 28/1/09 I went ringing with Yosef kiat … Continue reading

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