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  4. <title>Birding Bahrain</title>
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  12. <title>November as always an Interesting Month </title>
  13. <link>http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/index.php/2017/11/30/november_as_always_an_interesting_month</link>
  14. <pubDate>Thu, 30 Nov 2017 06:41:34 +0000</pubDate>
  15. <category domain="main">Observation by Howard</category> <guid isPermaLink="false">[email protected]://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/</guid>
  16. <description>November first up the bird of the month an adult White-tailed Plover
  17.  
  18. White-tailed Plover
  19.  
  20.  
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  22.  
  23. nice to be able to compare with the Juvenile seen previously
  24.  
  25.  
  26.  
  27. Desert Warbler
  28.  
  29.  
  30. Red-tailed Wheatear
  31.  
  32.  
  33. White-crowned Wheatear
  34.  
  35.  
  36. Siloette - a Blue Rock Thrush
  37.  
  38.  
  39. Desert Lark
  40.  
  41.  
  42. Desert Wheatear
  43.  
  44.  
  45. Isabelline Shrike
  46.  
  47.  
  48. Kestrel
  49.  
  50.  
  51. Grey Hypocolius
  52.  
  53.  
  54. Short-toed Lark
  55.  
  56.  
  57. Blue-throat
  58.  
  59.  
  60. Clamorous Reed Warbler
  61.  
  62.  
  63. Corn Bunting
  64.  
  65.  
  66. Yellow Wagtail
  67.  
  68.  
  69. Water Pipit
  70. ]
  71.  
  72. Siberian Stonechat
  73.  
  74.  
  75. Grey Wagtail
  76.  
  77.  
  78. Cattle Egret
  79.  
  80.  
  81. Mallard
  82.  
  83.  
  84. Pin-tail Duck
  85.  
  86.  
  87. Marsh Harrier
  88.  
  89.  
  90. Wood Sandpiper
  91.  
  92.  
  93. Purple Gallinule
  94.  
  95.  
  96. Temmincks Stint
  97.  
  98.  
  99. Slender-billed Gulls
  100.  
  101.  
  102. Western Reef Heron
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  114.  
  115. I am still having a few security problems with the site - and currently working on a final solution hence the delays in posting but now playing catchup
  116.  
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  118. <content:encoded><![CDATA[ <p>November first up the bird of the month an adult White-tailed Plover<br />
  119. <center><br />
  120. White-tailed Plover<br />
  121. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/November/whitetailedplover.jpg" alt="White-tailed Plover" title="White-tailed Plover" /></p>
  122. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/November/whitetailedplover2.jpg" alt="White-tailed Plover" title="White-tailed Plover" /></p>
  123. <p>nice to be able to compare with the Juvenile seen previously</p>
  124. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/November/whitetailedplover1.jpg" alt="White-tailed Plover" title="White-tailed Plover" /></p>
  125. <p>Desert Warbler<br />
  126. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/November/desertwarbler.jpg" alt="Desert Warbler" title="Desert Warbler" /></p>
  127. <p>Red-tailed Wheatear<br />
  128. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/November/redtailedwheatear.jpg" alt="Red-tailed Wheatear" title="Red-tailed Wheatear" /></p>
  129. <p>White-crowned Wheatear<br />
  130. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/November/whitecrownedwheatear.jpg" alt="White-crowned Wheatear" title="White-crowned Wheatear" /></p>
  131. <p>Siloette - a Blue Rock Thrush<br />
  132. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/November/bluerockthrush.jpg" alt="Blue Rock Thrush" title="Blue Rock Thrush" /></p>
  133. <p>Desert Lark<br />
  134. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/November/desertlark.jpg" alt="Desert Lark" title="Desert Lark" width="1024"/></p>
  135. <p>Desert Wheatear<br />
  136. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/November/desertwheatear.jpg" alt="Desert Wheatear" title="Desert Wheatear" /></p>
  137. <p>Isabelline Shrike<br />
  138. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/November/isabellineshrike.jpg" alt="Isabelline Shrike" title="Isabelline Shrike" /></p>
  139. <p>Kestrel<br />
  140. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/November/kestrel1.jpg" alt="Kestrel" title="Kestrel" /></p>
  141. <p>Grey Hypocolius<br />
  142. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/November/_DSC4306.jpg" alt="Grey Hypocolius" title="Grey Hypocolius" /></p>
  143. <p>Short-toed Lark<br />
  144. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/November/shorttoedlark.jpg" alt="Short-toed Lark" title="Short-toed Lark" /></p>
  145. <p>Blue-throat<br />
  146. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/November/bluethroat.jpg" alt="Blue-throat" title="Blue-throat" /></p>
  147. <p>Clamorous Reed Warbler<br />
  148. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/November/clamorousReed-Warbler.jpg" alt="Clamorous Reed Warbler" title="Clamorous Reed Warbler" /></p>
  149. <p>Corn Bunting<br />
  150. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/November/cornbunting.jpg" alt="Corn Bunting" title="Corn Bunting" /></p>
  151. <p>Yellow Wagtail<br />
  152. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/November/yellowwagtail.jpg" alt="Yellow Wagtail" title="Yellow Wagtail" /></p>
  153. <p>Water Pipit<br />
  154. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/November/waterpipit.jpg" alt="Water Pipit" title="Water Pipit" />]</p>
  155. <p>Siberian Stonechat<br />
  156. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/November/siberianstonechat1.jpg" alt="Siberian Stonechat" title="Siberian Stonechat" /></p>
  157. <p>Grey Wagtail<br />
  158. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/November/greywagtail.jpg" alt="Grey Wagtail" title="Grey Wagtail" /></p>
  159. <p>Cattle Egret<br />
  160. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/November/cattleegret.jpg" alt="Cattle Egret" title="Cattle Egret" /></p>
  161. <p>Mallard<br />
  162. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/November/mallard.jpg" alt="Mallard" title="Mallard" /></p>
  163. <p>Pin-tail Duck<br />
  164. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/November/pintailduck.jpg" alt="Pintail Duck" title="Pintail Duck" /></p>
  165. <p>Marsh Harrier<br />
  166. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/November/marshharrier.jpg" alt="Marsh Harrier" title="Marsh Harrier" /></p>
  167. <p>Wood Sandpiper<br />
  168. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/November/woodsandpiper.jpg" alt="Wood Sandpiper" title="Wood Sandpiper" /></p>
  169. <p>Purple Gallinule<br />
  170. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/November/purplegallinule.jpg" alt="Purple Gallinule " title="Purple Gallinule " /></p>
  171. <p>Temmincks Stint<br />
  172. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/November/teminckstint.jpg" alt="Temmincks Stint" title="Temmincks Stint" /></p>
  173. <p>Slender-billed Gulls<br />
  174. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/November/slenderbilledgulls.jpg" alt="Slender-billed Gulls" title="Slender-billed Gulls" /></p>
  175. <p>Western Reef Heron<br />
  176. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/November/westernreefheron.jpg" alt="Western Reef Heron" title="Western Reef Heron" /></p>
  177. <p>I am still having a few security problems with the site - and currently working on a final solution hence the delays in posting but now playing catchup </p>
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  184. <title>an interesting month with a few scarce Plovers to boot</title>
  185. <link>http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/index.php/2017/10/28/an_interesting_month_with_a_few_scarce_p_1</link>
  186. <pubDate>Sat, 28 Oct 2017 07:42:58 +0000</pubDate>
  187. <category domain="main">Observation by Howard</category> <guid isPermaLink="false">[email protected]://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/</guid>
  188. <description>Having been away for most of September it was nice to get out and about again but what I didn't count on was a computer disaster, a corrupt hard drive that cause problems in my backup disc as well - have been able to resurrect a lot of the data but still have a lot missing yet to be recovered.
  189.  
  190. Still October was a golden month so I shall start with the best first.....
  191.  
  192. Spur-winged Plover - only the third record for Bahrain - I saw the previous one some twenty years ago
  193.  
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  199. White-tailed Plover - my first juvenile and very approachable
  200.  
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  205.  
  206. Sociable Plover a lucky encounter a few quick images was all I got through grass - before it was off
  207.  
  208.  
  209. Red-wattled Plover now a regular and breeding species beginning to turn up in numbers.
  210.  
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  217.  
  218. Kestrel
  219.  
  220.  
  221. Blue-cheeked Bee-eater
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  229.  
  230. Glossy Ibis
  231.  
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  233. Black-winged Stilts
  234.  
  235.  
  236. Green Sandpiper
  237.  
  238.  
  239. Wood Sandpiper
  240.  
  241.  
  242. Dunlin -  tweet tweet
  243.  
  244.  
  245. Broad-billed Sandpiper - alone among the sand plovers
  246.  
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  248. Honey Buzzard
  249.  
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  251. Isabelline Shrike
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  267.  
  268. Great Grey Shrike
  269.  
  270.  
  271. Red-backed Shrike
  272.  
  273.  
  274. Siberian Stonechat - note the white throat
  275.  
  276.  
  277.  
  278.  
  279. Pied Wheatear
  280.  
  281.  
  282. Isabelline Wheatear
  283.  
  284.  
  285. Rufous Bush Chat
  286.  
  287.  
  288. Hoopoe
  289.  
  290.  
  291. Ortolan Bunting
  292.  
  293.  
  294.  
  295.  
  296. Temincks's Stint
  297.  
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  299. Redshank
  300.  
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  302. Greenshank
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  305. Yellow Wagtail
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  308. Willow Warbler
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  311. Spotted Flycatcher
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  314. Red-billed Quella
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  317. Blackcap
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  320. Clamorous Reed Warbler
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  368. </description>
  369. <content:encoded><![CDATA[ <p>Having been away for most of September it was nice to get out and about again but what I didn't count on was a computer disaster, a corrupt hard drive that cause problems in my backup disc as well - have been able to resurrect a lot of the data but still have a lot missing yet to be recovered. </p>
  370. <p>Still October was a golden month so I shall start with the best first.....<br />
  371. <center><br />
  372. Spur-winged Plover - only the third record for Bahrain - I saw the previous one some twenty years ago<br />
  373. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/spurwingedplover.jpg" alt="Spur-winged Plover " title="Spur-winged Plover " /></p>
  374. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/spurwingedplover1.jpg" alt="Spur-winged Plover " title="Spur-winged Plover " /></p>
  375. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/spurwingedplover2.jpg" alt="Spur-winged Plover " title="Spur-winged Plover " /></p>
  376. <p>White-tailed Plover - my first juvenile and very approachable<br />
  377. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/whitetailedplover.jpg" alt="White-tailed Plover" title="White-tailed Plover" /></p>
  378. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/whitetailedplover2.jpg" alt="White-tailed Plover" title="White-tailed Plover" /></p>
  379. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/whitetailedplover4.jpg" alt="White-tailed Plover" title="White-tailed Plover" /></p>
  380. <p>Sociable Plover a lucky encounter a few quick images was all I got through grass - before it was off<br />
  381. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/socialableplover.jpg" alt="Sociable Plover" title="Sociable Plover" /></p>
  382. <p>Red-wattled Plover now a regular and breeding species beginning to turn up in numbers.<br />
  383. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/redwattledplover.jpg" alt="Red-wattled Plover" title="Red-wattled Plover" /></p>
  384. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/redwattledplover1.jpg" alt="Red-wattled Plover" title="Red-wattled Plover" /></p>
  385. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/redwattledplover2.jpg" alt="Red-wattled Plover" title="Red-wattled Plover" /></p>
  386. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/redwattledplover3.jpg" alt="Red-wattled Plover" title="Red-wattled Plover" /></p>
  387. <p>Kestrel<br />
  388. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/kestrel.jpg" alt="Kestrel" title="Kestrel" /></p>
  389. <p>Blue-cheeked Bee-eater<br />
  390. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/bluecheekedbeeeater.jpg" alt="Blue-cheeked Bee-eater" title="Blue-cheeked Bee-eater" /></p>
  391. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/bluecheekedbeeeater1.jpg" alt="Blue-cheeked Bee-eater" title="Blue-cheeked Bee-eater" /></p>
  392. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/bluecheekedbeeeater2.jpg" alt="Blue-cheeked Bee-eater" title="Blue-cheeked Bee-eater" /></p>
  393. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/bluecheekedbeeeater3.jpg" alt="Blue-cheeked Bee-eater" title="Blue-cheeked Bee-eater" /></p>
  394. <p>Glossy Ibis<br />
  395. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/glossyibis.jpg" alt="Glossy Ibis" title="Glossy Ibis" /></p>
  396. <p>Black-winged Stilts<br />
  397. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/blackwingedstilts1a.jpg" alt="Black-winged Stilts" title="Black-winged Stilts" /></p>
  398. <p>Green Sandpiper<br />
  399. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/greensandpiper.jpg" alt="Green Sandpiper" title="Green Sandpiper" /></p>
  400. <p>Wood Sandpiper<br />
  401. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/woodsandpiper.jpg" alt="Wood Sandpiper" title="Wood Sandpiper" /></p>
  402. <p>Dunlin -  tweet tweet<br />
  403. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/dunlin.jpg" alt="Dunlin" title="Dunlin" /></p>
  404. <p>Broad-billed Sandpiper - alone among the sand plovers<br />
  405. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/hidingbroadbilled.jpg" alt="Broad-billed sandpiper" title="Broad-billed sandpiper" /></p>
  406. <p>Honey Buzzard<br />
  407. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/honeybuzzard.jpg" alt="Honey Buzzard" title="Honey Buzzard" /></p>
  408. <p>Isabelline Shrike<br />
  409. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/isabellineshrike1.jpg" alt="Isabelline Shrike" title="Isabelline Shrike" /></p>
  410. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/isabellineshrike2.jpg" alt="Isabelline Shrike" title="Isabelline Shrike" /></p>
  411. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/isabellineshrike2a.jpg" alt="Isabelline Shrike" title="Isabelline Shrike" /></p>
  412. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/isabellineshrike3.jpg" alt="Isabelline Shrike" title="Isabelline Shrike" /></p>
  413. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/isabellineshrike3a.jpg" alt="Isabelline Shrike" title="Isabelline Shrike" /></p>
  414. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/isabellineshrike3b.jpg" alt="Isabelline Shrike" title="Isabelline Shrike" /></p>
  415. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/isabellineshrike4.jpg" alt="Isabelline Shrike" title="Isabelline Shrike" /></p>
  416. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/isabellineshrike4a.jpg" alt="Isabelline Shrike" title="Isabelline Shrike" /></p>
  417. <p>Great Grey Shrike<br />
  418. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/greyshrike.jpg" alt="Great Grey Shrike" title="Great Grey Shrike" /></p>
  419. <p>Red-backed Shrike<br />
  420. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/redbackedshrike.jpg" alt="Red-backed Shrike" title="Red-backed Shrike" /></p>
  421. <p>Siberian Stonechat - note the white throat<br />
  422. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/Siberianstonechat.jpg" alt="Siberian Stonechat" title="Siberian Stonechat" /></p>
  423. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/Siberianstonechat1.jpg" alt="Siberian Stonechat" title="Siberian Stonechat" /></p>
  424. <p>Pied Wheatear<br />
  425. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/piedwheatear4.jpg" alt="Pied Wheatear" title="Pied Wheatear" /></p>
  426. <p>Isabelline Wheatear<br />
  427. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/isabellinewheatear1.jpg" alt="Isabelline Wheatear" title="Isabelline Wheatear" /></p>
  428. <p>Rufous Bush Chat<br />
  429. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/rufousbushchat.jpg" alt="Rufous Bush Chat" title="Rufous Bush Chat" /></p>
  430. <p>Hoopoe<br />
  431. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/hoopoe1.jpg" alt="Hoopoe" title="Hoopoe" /></p>
  432. <p>Ortolan Bunting<br />
  433. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/ortolanbunting.jpg" alt="Ortolan Bunting" title="Ortolan Bunting" /></p>
  434. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/quail.jpg" alt="Quail" title="Quail" /></p>
  435. <p>Temincks's Stint<br />
  436. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/temmincksstint.jpg" alt="Temincks's Stint" title="Temincks's Stint" /></p>
  437. <p>Redshank<br />
  438. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/redshank.jpg" alt="Redshank" title="Redshank" /></p>
  439. <p>Greenshank<br />
  440. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/greenshank.jpg" alt="Greenshank" title="Greenshank" /></p>
  441. <p>Yellow Wagtail<br />
  442. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/yellowwagtail3.jpg" alt="Yellow Wagtail" title="Yellow Wagtail" /></p>
  443. <p>Willow Warbler<br />
  444. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/willowwarbler.jpg" alt="Willow Warbler" title="Willow Warbler" /></p>
  445. <p>Spotted Flycatcher<br />
  446. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/spottedflycatcher1.jpg" alt="Spotted Flycatcher" title="Spotted Flycatcher" /></p>
  447. <p>Red-billed Quella<br />
  448. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/redbilledquelea.jpg" alt="Red-billed Quella" title="Red-billed Quella" /></p>
  449. <p>Blackcap<br />
  450. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/blackcap.jpg" alt="Blackcap" title="Blackcap" /></p>
  451. <p>Clamorous Reed Warbler<br />
  452. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/October/clamorousreedwarbler.jpg" alt="Clamorous Reed Warbler" title="Clamorous Reed Warbler" /></p>
  453. <p></center>
  454. </p>
  455. ]]></content:encoded>
  456. <comments>http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/index.php?p=1555&amp;c=1&amp;tb=1&amp;pb=1#comments</comments>
  457. </item>
  458. <item>
  459. <title>The good the bad and anything else that I saw this Flaming hot August</title>
  460. <link>http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/index.php/2017/08/25/the_good_the_bad_and_anything_else_that_</link>
  461. <pubDate>Fri, 25 Aug 2017 12:00:55 +0000</pubDate>
  462. <category domain="main">Observation by Howard</category> <guid isPermaLink="false">[email protected]://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/</guid>
  463. <description>The Weather was awful Hot and humid throughout August - nothing more to add other than I survived
  464. Obs in no particular order just browse and enjoy
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  466. Egyptian Nightjar
  467.  
  468.  
  469.  
  470.  
  471.  
  472.  
  473.  
  474.  
  475. Black-tailed Godwit
  476.  
  477.  
  478. Curlew and Broad-billed Sandpipers
  479.  
  480.  
  481. Clamorous Warbler
  482.  
  483.  
  484.  
  485.  
  486. Greenshank
  487.  
  488.  
  489. Grey Plover
  490.  
  491.  
  492. Greater Sand Plover
  493.  
  494.  
  495. Lesser Sand Plover
  496.  
  497.  
  498. Little Bittern
  499.  
  500.  
  501.  
  502.  
  503.  
  504.  
  505. Little Grebe
  506.  
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  508.  
  509.  
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  512.  
  513.  
  514. Little Stint
  515.  
  516.  
  517.  
  518.  
  519. Collared Pratincole
  520.  
  521.  
  522. Ruff
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  524.  
  525.  
  526.  
  527. Ruff and Green Sandpiper
  528.  
  529.  
  530.  
  531.  
  532. Waders
  533.  
  534.  
  535. Lesser Crested Tern
  536.  
  537.  
  538. Redshank
  539.  
  540.  
  541. Curlew Sandpiper
  542.  
  543.  
  544. Gull-billed Tern
  545.  
  546.  
  547. Kentish Plover
  548.  
  549.  
  550.  
  551.  
  552. Terek Sand Piper
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  554.  
  555. White-cheeked Tern
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  615. </description>
  616. <content:encoded><![CDATA[ <p>The Weather was awful Hot and humid throughout August - nothing more to add other than I survived<br />
  617. Obs in no particular order just browse and enjoy <center></p>
  618. <p>Egyptian Nightjar<br />
  619. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/August/EgyptianNightjar.jpg" alt="Egyptian Nightjar" title="Egyptian Nightjar" /></p>
  620. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/August/EgyptianNightjar1.jpg" alt="Egyptian Nightjar" title="Egyptian Nightjar" /></p>
  621. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/August/EgyptianNightjar2.jpg" alt="Egyptian Nightjar" title="Egyptian Nightjar" /></p>
  622. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/August/EgyptianNightjar3.jpg" alt="Egyptian Nightjar" title="Egyptian Nightjar" /></p>
  623. <p>Black-tailed Godwit<br />
  624. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/August/Blacktailedgodwit.jpg" alt="Black-tailed Godwit" title="Black-tailed Godwit" /></p>
  625. <p>Curlew and Broad-billed Sandpipers<br />
  626. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/August/broadbilledsandpiper.jpg" alt="Curlew and Broad-billed Sandpipers" title="Curlew and Broad-billed Sandpipers" /></p>
  627. <p>Clamorous Warbler<br />
  628. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/August/clamoraousreed.jpg" alt="Clamorous Warbler" title="Clamorous Warbler" /></p>
  629. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/August/clamoraousreed1.jpg" alt="Clamorous Warbler" title="Clamorous Warbler" /></p>
  630. <p>Greenshank<br />
  631. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/August/greenshank.jpg" alt="Greenshank" title="Greenshank" /></p>
  632. <p>Grey Plover<br />
  633. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/August/greyplover.jpg" alt="Grey Plover" title="Grey Plover" /></p>
  634. <p>Greater Sand Plover<br />
  635. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/August/GSP10.jpg" alt="Greater Sand Plover" title="Greater Sand Plover" /></p>
  636. <p>Lesser Sand Plover<br />
  637. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/August/12th/LSP1.jpg" alt="Lesser Sand Plover" title="Lesser Sand Plover" /></p>
  638. <p>Little Bittern<br />
  639. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/August/littlebittern.jpg" alt="Little Bittern" title="Little Bittern" /></p>
  640. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/August/littlebittern1.jpg" alt="Little Bittern" title="Little Bittern" /></p>
  641. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/August/littlebittern2.jpg" alt="Little Bittern" title="Little Bittern" /></p>
  642. <p>Little Grebe<br />
  643. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/August/littlegrebe.jpg" alt="Little Grebe" title="Little Grebe" /></p>
  644. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/August/littlegrebe1.jpg" alt="Little Grebe" title="Little Grebe" /></p>
  645. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/August/littlegrebe2.jpg" alt="Little Grebe" title="Little Grebe" /></p>
  646. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/August/littlegrebe3.jpg" alt="Little Grebe" title="Little Grebe" /></p>
  647. <p>Little Stint<br />
  648. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/August/Littlestint.jpg" alt="Little Stint" title="Little Stint" /></p>
  649. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/August/Littlestint1.jpg" alt="Little Stint" title="Little Stint" /></p>
  650. <p>Collared Pratincole<br />
  651. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/August/praticole.jpg" alt="Collared Pratincole" title="Collared Pratincole" /></p>
  652. <p>Ruff<br />
  653. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/August/Ruff.jpg" alt="Ruff" title="Ruff" /></p>
  654. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/August/Ruff1.jpg" alt="Ruff" title="Ruff" /></p>
  655. <p>Ruff and Green Sandpiper<br />
  656. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/August/ruffandgreen.jpg" alt="Ruff and Green Sandpiper" title="Ruff and Green Sandpiper" /></p>
  657. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/August/ruffandgreen1.jpg" alt="Ruff and Green Sandpiper" title="Ruff and Green Sandpiper" /></p>
  658. <p>Waders<br />
  659. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/August/waders.jpg" alt="Waders" title="Waders" /></p>
  660. <p>Lesser Crested Tern<br />
  661. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/August/12th/lctern.jpg" alt="Lesser Crested Tern" title="Lesser Crested Tern" /></p>
  662. <p>Redshank<br />
  663. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/August/12th/redshank.jpg" alt="Redshank" title="Redshank" /></p>
  664. <p>Curlew Sandpiper<br />
  665. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/Cirlewsandpiper7.jpg" alt="Curlew Sandpiper" title="Curlew Sandpiper" /></p>
  666. <p>Gull-billed Tern<br />
  667. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/gullbilledtern.jpg" alt="Gull-billed Tern" title="Gull-billed Tern" /></p>
  668. <p>Kentish Plover<br />
  669. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/Kentishplover.jpg" alt="Kentish Plover" title="Kentish Plover" /></p>
  670. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/Kentishplover4.jpg" alt="Kentish Plover" title="Kentish Plover" /></p>
  671. <p>Terek Sand Piper<br />
  672. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/terewksandpiper.jpg" alt="Terek Sand Piper" title="Terek Sand Piper" /></p>
  673. <p>White-cheeked Tern<br />
  674. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/wct.jpg" alt="White-cheeked Tern" title="White-cheeked Tern" /></p>
  675. <p></center>
  676. </p>
  677. ]]></content:encoded>
  678. <comments>http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/index.php?p=1553&amp;c=1&amp;tb=1&amp;pb=1#comments</comments>
  679. </item>
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  681. <title>A busy end to the month</title>
  682. <link>http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/index.php/2017/07/29/a_busy_end_to_the_month</link>
  683. <pubDate>Sat, 29 Jul 2017 05:22:56 +0000</pubDate>
  684. <category domain="main">Observation by Howard</category> <guid isPermaLink="false">[email protected]://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/</guid>
  685. <description>Purple was the order of the last week of the month down at Askar marsh with the discovery of a family group of 4 Purple Gullenule 2 adults 2 Juveniles - the species has suddenly gone from vagrant status to breeding resident with other birds being seen at Tubli mangroves and Arad bay it seems likely the species will be able to establish itself permanently here.
  686.  
  687.  
  688. Purple Gallinule
  689.  
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  705.  
  706.  
  707. Elsewhere in the gardens some local late spring early summer breeding species were out and about often with young
  708.  
  709. Clamorous Reed Warbler and young
  710.  
  711.  
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  713.  
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  715.  
  716.  
  717.  
  718. Rufous Bush-chat and young
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  735.  
  736.  
  737. Coot a pair in residence at Buhair breeding - possible
  738.  
  739.  
  740. Great Grey Shrike Southern
  741.  
  742.  
  743.  
  744.  
  745.  
  746.  
  747. Southern Red Bishop always nice to see a few around Adhari - a site condemned to destruction
  748.  
  749.  
  750. On the shore a few new species to report moving in
  751. Black-tailed Godwit
  752.  
  753.  
  754.  
  755.  
  756.  
  757.  
  758. Bar-tailed Godwits
  759.  
  760.  
  761. Broad-billed Sandpiper a lonesome single more will follow very soon
  762.  
  763.  
  764. Curlew Sandpiper more and more arriving
  765.  
  766.  
  767. Flamingo
  768.  
  769.  
  770. Greater Sand Plover
  771.  
  772.  
  773. Lesser Sand Plover
  774.  
  775.  
  776. Gull-billed Tern
  777.  
  778.  
  779. Little Stint huge increase in numbers
  780.  
  781.  
  782. Family Oyster Catchers
  783.  
  784.  
  785. Non breeding summering birds being joined by birds having completed their breeding somewhere east and north of here
  786.  
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  788. Squacco Heron blue is the new orange
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  852. <content:encoded><![CDATA[ <p>Purple was the order of the last week of the month down at Askar marsh with the discovery of a family group of 4 Purple Gullenule 2 adults 2 Juveniles - the species has suddenly gone from vagrant status to breeding resident with other birds being seen at Tubli mangroves and Arad bay it seems likely the species will be able to establish itself permanently here.</p>
  853. <p><center><br />
  854. Purple Gallinule<br />
  855. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/purplegallunulle4.jpg" alt="Purple Gallinule" title="Purple Gallinule" /></p>
  856. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/purplegallunulle5.jpg" alt="Purple Gallinule" title="Purple Gallinule" /></p>
  857. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/purplegallunulle6.jpg" alt="Purple Gallinule" title="Purple Gallinule" /></p>
  858. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/purplegallunulle7.jpg" alt="Purple Gallinule" title="Purple Gallinule" /></p>
  859. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/purplegallunulle8.jpg" alt="Purple Gallinule" title="Purple Gallinule" /></p>
  860. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/purplegallunulle9.jpg" alt="Purple Gallinule" title="Purple Gallinule" /></p>
  861. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/purplegallunulle10.jpg" alt="Purple Gallinule" title="Purple Gallinule" /></p>
  862. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/purplegallunulle11.jpg" alt="Purple Gallinule" title="Purple Gallinule" /></p>
  863. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/purplegallunulle12.jpg" alt="Purple Gallinule" title="Purple Gallinule" /></p>
  864. <p>Elsewhere in the gardens some local late spring early summer breeding species were out and about often with young </p>
  865. <p>Clamorous Reed Warbler and young<br />
  866. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/clamorousReed.jpg" alt="Clamorous Reed Warbler" title="Clamorous Reed Warbler" /></p>
  867. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/clamorousReedjuv.jpg" alt="Clamorous Reed Warbler" title="Clamorous Reed Warbler" /></p>
  868. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/clamorousReedjuv1.jpg" alt="Clamorous Reed Warbler" title="Clamorous Reed Warbler" /></p>
  869. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/clamorousReedjuv2.jpg" alt="Clamorous Reed Warbler" title="Clamorous Reed Warbler" /></p>
  870. <p>Rufous Bush-chat and young<br />
  871. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/rufousbushchat.jpg" alt="Rufous Bush-chat" title="Rufous Bush-chat" /></p>
  872. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/rufousbushchat1.jpg" alt="Rufous Bush-chat" title="Rufous Bush-chat" /></p>
  873. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/rufousbushchat2.jpg" alt="Rufous Bush-chat" title="Rufous Bush-chat" /></p>
  874. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/rufousbushchat3.jpg" alt="Rufous Bush-chat" title="Rufous Bush-chat" /></p>
  875. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/rufousbushchat4.jpg" alt="Rufous Bush-chat" title="Rufous Bush-chat" /></p>
  876. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/rufousbushchat5.jpg" alt="Rufous Bush-chat" title="Rufous Bush-chat" /></p>
  877. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/rufousbushchat6.jpg" alt="Rufous Bush-chat" title="Rufous Bush-chat" /></p>
  878. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/rufousbushchat7.jpg" alt="Rufous Bush-chat" title="Rufous Bush-chat" /></p>
  879. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/rufousbushchatA.jpg" alt="Rufous Bush-chat" title="Rufous Bush-chat" /></p>
  880. <p>Coot a pair in residence at Buhair breeding - possible<br />
  881. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/coot.jpg" alt="Coot" title="Coot" /></p>
  882. <p>Great Grey Shrike Southern<br />
  883. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/greatgreyshrike.jpg" alt="Great Grey Shrike" title="Great Grey Shrike" /></p>
  884. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/greatgreyshrike1.jpg" alt="Great Grey Shrike" title="Great Grey Shrike" /></p>
  885. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/greatgreyshrike3.jpg" alt="Great Grey Shrike" title="Great Grey Shrike" /></p>
  886. <p>Southern Red Bishop always nice to see a few around Adhari - a site condemned to destruction<br />
  887. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/southernredbishop.jpg" alt="Southern Red Bishop" title="Southern Red Bishop" /></p>
  888. <p>On the shore a few new species to report moving in<br />
  889. Black-tailed Godwit<br />
  890. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/blacktailedgodwit.jpg" alt="Black-tailed Godwit" title="Black-tailed Godwit" /></p>
  891. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/blacktailedgodwit1.jpg" alt="Black-tailed Godwit" title="Black-tailed Godwit" /></p>
  892. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/blacktailedgodwit2.jpg" alt="Black-tailed Godwit" title="Black-tailed Godwit" /></p>
  893. <p>Bar-tailed Godwits<br />
  894. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/bartailedGodwit.jpg" alt="Bar-tailed Godwits" title="Bar-tailed Godwits" /></p>
  895. <p>Broad-billed Sandpiper a lonesome single more will follow very soon<br />
  896. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/broadbilledsandpiper.jpg" alt="Broad-billed Sandpiper" title="Broad-billed Sandpiper" /></p>
  897. <p>Curlew Sandpiper more and more arriving<br />
  898. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/CSP2.jpg" alt="Curlew Sandpiper" title="Curlew Sandpiper" /></p>
  899. <p>Flamingo<br />
  900. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/flamingo1.jpg" alt="Flamingo " title="Flamingo " /></p>
  901. <p>Greater Sand Plover<br />
  902. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/greaterSP.jpg" alt="Greater Sand Plover" title="Greater Sand Plover" /></p>
  903. <p>Lesser Sand Plover<br />
  904. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/lsp15.jpg" alt="Lesser Sand Plover" title="Lesser Sand Plover" /></p>
  905. <p>Gull-billed Tern<br />
  906. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/gullbilledtern.jpg" alt="Gull-billed Tern" title="Gull-billed Tern" /></p>
  907. <p>Little Stint huge increase in numbers<br />
  908. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/littlestint11.jpg" alt="Little Stint" title="Little Stint" /></p>
  909. <p>Family Oyster Catchers<br />
  910. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/Oystercatcher.jpg" alt="Family Oyster Catchers" title="Family Oyster Catchers" /></p>
  911. <p>Non breeding summering birds being joined by birds having completed their breeding somewhere east and north of here<br />
  912. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/slenderbilledgull.jpg" alt="Slender-billed Gull" title="Slender-billed Gull" /></p>
  913. <p>Squacco Heron blue is the new orange<br />
  914. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/suaccoheronbluebill.jpg" alt="Squacco Heron " title="Squacco Heron " /></p>
  915. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/suaccoheronbluebill1.jpg" alt="Squacco Heron " title="Squacco Heron " /></p>
  916. <p></center>
  917. </p>
  918. ]]></content:encoded>
  919. <comments>http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/index.php?p=1552&amp;c=1&amp;tb=1&amp;pb=1#comments</comments>
  920. </item>
  921. <item>
  922. <title>waders the early returns</title>
  923. <link>http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/index.php/2017/07/19/waders_the_early_returns</link>
  924. <pubDate>Tue, 18 Jul 2017 14:21:20 +0000</pubDate>
  925. <category domain="main">Observation by Howard</category> <guid isPermaLink="false">[email protected]://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/</guid>
  926. <description>It might surprise some people when they realize that our migrant waders are here more than where ever it is they breed - many don't depart until late April early May yet some species are back by as early as June while July sees the flood gates open. August will see even more arrive.
  927.  
  928. Common Sand Piper
  929.  
  930.  
  931. Bar-tailed Godwits
  932.  
  933.  
  934. Curlew
  935.  
  936.  
  937.  
  938.  
  939.  
  940.  
  941.  
  942.  
  943. Curlew and Redshanks
  944.  
  945.  
  946. Redshank
  947.  
  948.  
  949.  
  950.  
  951.  
  952.  
  953.  
  954.  
  955. Lesser Sand Plover
  956.  
  957.  
  958.  
  959.  
  960.  
  961.  
  962. Curlew Sandpiper
  963.  
  964.  
  965.  
  966.  
  967. Curlew Sandpiper with Little Stint
  968.  
  969.  
  970. Greater Sand Plover
  971.  
  972.  
  973.  
  974.  
  975.  
  976.  
  977.  
  978.  
  979.  
  980.  
  981.  
  982.  
  983.  
  984.  
  985. Green Shank and Sand Plover
  986.  
  987.  
  988.  
  989.  
  990. Terek Sandpiper
  991.  
  992.  
  993. Terek Sandpiper and Redshank
  994.  
  995.  
  996. Tubli at Dusk
  997.  
  998.  
  999. Turnstone
  1000.  
  1001.  
  1002.  
  1003.  
  1004. Whimbel
  1005.  
  1006.  
  1007. Mixed Waders
  1008.  
  1009.  
  1010.  
  1011.  
  1012.  
  1013.  
  1014.  
  1015.  
  1016.  
  1017.  
  1018.  
  1019.  
  1020.  
  1021.  
  1022.  
  1023.  
  1024.  
  1025.  
  1026.  
  1027.  
  1028.  
  1029.  
  1030.  
  1031.  
  1032.  
  1033.  
  1034.  
  1035.  
  1036.  
  1037.  
  1038.  
  1039. </description>
  1040. <content:encoded><![CDATA[ <p>It might surprise some people when they realize that our migrant waders are here more than where ever it is they breed - many don't depart until late April early May yet some species are back by as early as June while July sees the flood gates open. August will see even more arrive.<br />
  1041. <center> </p>
  1042. <p>Common Sand Piper<br />
  1043. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/commonsand.jpg" alt="Common Sand Piper" title="Common Sand Piper" /></p>
  1044. <p>Bar-tailed Godwits<br />
  1045. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/bartailedgodwits.jpg" alt="Bar-tailed Godwits" title="Bar-tailed Godwits" /></p>
  1046. <p>Curlew<br />
  1047. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/curlew.jpg" alt="Curlew" title="Curlew" /></p>
  1048. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/curlew1.jpg" alt="Curlew" title="Curlew" /></p>
  1049. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/curlew2.jpg" alt="Curlew" title="Curlew" /></p>
  1050. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/curlew3.jpg" alt="Curlew" title="Curlew" /></p>
  1051. <p>Curlew and Redshanks<br />
  1052. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/culewredshanks.jpg" alt="Curlew and Redshanks" title="Curlew and Redshanks" /></p>
  1053. <p>Redshank<br />
  1054. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/redshank.jpg" alt="Redshank" title="Redshank" /></p>
  1055. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/redshank1.jpg" alt="Redshank" title="Redshank" /></p>
  1056. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/redshank2.jpg" alt="Redshank" title="Redshank" /></p>
  1057. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/redshank4.jpg" alt="Redshank" title="Redshank" /></p>
  1058. <p>Lesser Sand Plover<br />
  1059. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/lessersandplover.jpg" alt="Lesser Sand Plover" title="Lesser Sand Plover" /></p>
  1060. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/lessersandplover1.jpg" alt="Lesser Sand Plover" title="Lesser Sand Plover" /></p>
  1061. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/Sandplovers.jpg" alt="Lesser Sand Plover" title="Lesser Sand Plover" /></p>
  1062. <p>Curlew Sandpiper<br />
  1063. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/curlewsandpiper.jpg" alt="Curlew Sandpiper" title="Curlew Sandpiper" /></p>
  1064. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/curlewsandpiper1.jpg" alt="Curlew Sandpiper" title="Curlew Sandpiper" /></p>
  1065. <p>Curlew Sandpiper with Little Stint<br />
  1066. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/littlestintcurlewsand.jpg" alt="Curlew Sandpiper with Little Stint" title="Curlew Sandpiper with Little Stint" /></p>
  1067. <p>Greater Sand Plover<br />
  1068. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/Greatersandplover1.jpg" alt="Greater Sand Plover" title="Greater Sand Plover" /></p>
  1069. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/Greatersandplover2.jpg" alt="Greater Sand Plover" title="Greater Sand Plover" /></p>
  1070. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/Greatersandplover3.jpg" alt="Greater Sand Plover" title="Greater Sand Plover" /></p>
  1071. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/Greatersandplover4.jpg" alt="Greater Sand Plover" title="Greater Sand Plover" /></p>
  1072. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/Greatersandplover5.jpg" alt="Greater Sand Plover" title="Greater Sand Plover" /></p>
  1073. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/Greatersandplover6.jpg" alt="Greater Sand Plover" title="Greater Sand Plover" /></p>
  1074. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/Greatersandplover7.jpg" alt="Greater Sand Plover" title="Greater Sand Plover" /></p>
  1075. <p>Green Shank and Sand Plover<br />
  1076. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/Greenshank.jpg" alt="GreenShank and Plover" title="GreenShank and Plover" /></p>
  1077. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/Greenshank1.jpg" alt="GreenShank" title="GreenShank" /></p>
  1078. <p>Terek Sandpiper<br />
  1079. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/tereksandpiper.jpg" alt="Terek Sandpiper" title="Terek Sandpiper" /></p>
  1080. <p>Terek Sandpiper and Redshank<br />
  1081. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/terekandredshank.jpg" alt="Terek SP and Redshank" title="Terek SP and Redshank" /></p>
  1082. <p>Tubli at Dusk<br />
  1083. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/tubli.jpg" alt="Tubli at Dusk" title="Tubli at Dusk" /></p>
  1084. <p>Turnstone<br />
  1085. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/turnstone.jpg" alt="Turnstone" title="Turnstone" /></p>
  1086. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/turnstone1.jpg" alt="Turnstone" title="Turnstone" /></p>
  1087. <p>Whimbel<br />
  1088. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/whimbrel.jpg" alt="Whimbrel" title="Whimbrel" /></p>
  1089. <p>Mixed Waders<br />
  1090. <img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/waders.jpg" alt="Mixed Waders" title="Mixed Waders" /></p>
  1091. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/waders1.jpg" alt="Mixed Waders" title="Mixed Waders" /></p>
  1092. <p><img src="http://www.hawar-islands.com/blog/media/blogs/obs/2017/July/waders3.jpg" alt="Mixed Waders" title="Mixed Waders" /></p>
  1093. <p></center>
  1094. </p>
  1095. ]]></content:encoded>
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