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  1. Steve Arlow

    Southern Israel - Relaxed migration short break 20-25 March 2016

    There was a Crested Honey Buzzard on and off around the date palms so it could have possibly have been that bird?
  2. Steve Arlow

    Southern Israel - Relaxed migration short break 20-25 March 2016

    Lanners were being reported around Sde Boker which is just about midway between Eilat and Tel Aviv but often trickier in the Arava. The Thick-billed was to the South West, probably about 1.5-2miles, of the main vegetated wadi; which is on the left if you are heading north. Caution at this...
  3. Steve Arlow

    Southern Israel - Relaxed migration short break 20-25 March 2016

    We had Namaqua Dove at several locations, most at Yotvata around the sewage ponds and bumped into them elsewhere, and Hoopoe Larks at K67 out on the border early morning. The Thick-billed Larks at K87 were a long way off beyond the wadi in very sparce vegetation, I didnt walk out to them as seen...
  4. Steve Arlow

    Southern Israel - Relaxed migration short break 20-25 March 2016

    Just returned from another trip out to Israel so paths may have crossed at some point. Lotan was okay, we stayed there, and had a Black Bush Robin and stunning male Collared Flycatcher around the organic gardens there but the sewage ponds were completely dry. Still nice to have Hoopoes on the...
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