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, Tristram’s 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!
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|Click here for a list of birds recorded in the immediate vicinity of Lotan.|