Originally Posted by MJB
Is it ssp caucasicus that you get in the Gulf in winter, Andy?
, as far as I know. There could of course be other races thrown in, like brevirostris
. I don't know much about either this race or caucasicus
to be honest. Calls heard in the UAE are generally monsyllabic though, often of the "lost chick" variety, although song is not that of tristis