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  1. dantheman

    Trying to sweep up in Southern Israel 21-26 February 2020

    https://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=201286 post #17 Checked back - "a sound like a heavy piston engine breathing, loudly and with huge effort. What? ..." Wouldn't quite describe that as 'growling'? Wasn't a pleasant way to wake up at all! Annoying thing is I had my phone on me and an...
  2. dantheman

    Trying to sweep up in Southern Israel 21-26 February 2020

    Rough camping in E Turkey a few years back had an encounter with presumably either wolf or hyena (assume not wild dog) - never really been able to work out which as it was dark - woke up to see 3 large beasts looming over me and growling horribly about 5m away. They didn't shift at first.
  3. dantheman

    Trying to sweep up in Southern Israel 21-26 February 2020

    Likewise. I had a lift there with some young military folk on a day off who wanted to go for a quick 'swim'. I decided against it as I was rough camping and no chance of a shower to rinse off - so probably a good idea then! Some great rock and mud pool formations in the area though.
  4. dantheman

    Trying to sweep up in Southern Israel 21-26 February 2020

    Yep, great account Nick. Just been the once myself (think it was in early March?). Would love to do an analysis/spreadsheet of remaining targets and what others need too, just for fun. At least 3 WP ticks in there (probably the same or so from Paul's recent trip), no idea how many Israel ticks.
  5. dantheman

    Trying to sweep up in Southern Israel 21-26 February 2020

    Ask one of the mods ... you can't.
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