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ZEISS DTI thermal imaging cameras. For more discoveries at night, and during the day.

middle east

  1. jurek

    Is layover in Doha or Dubai good for birding?

    I have possibility of a trip with about half-day layover in Doha and Dubai. Any info about birds? I know nothing about Doha, and about Dubai I heard it is reasonably good but I don't know logistics and how much time one needs considering travel, rent a car, traffic jam possibility etc.
  2. grey necked bunting

    grey necked bunting

    one of bunting that breeding in iran
  3. White-eared Bulbul (Pycnonotus leucotis)

    White-eared Bulbul (Pycnonotus leucotis)

    Pair found at Khatmat Milalah (Oman) on November 2015.
  4. Black-headed Gull

    Black-headed Gull

  5. Woodchat Shrike

    Woodchat Shrike

    I love it when I get a decent shot of these guys, I never get tired of them :)
  6. White-throated Robin 1st wt

    White-throated Robin 1st wt

    Another little surprise visitor to 'my' Patch :)
  7. White-throated Robin

    White-throated Robin

    A lucky catch: http://nicoleb.org/mnblog/2011/04/white-throated-robin-weiskehlsanger-irania-gutturalis
  8. Yellow Wagtail 1st winter

    Yellow Wagtail 1st winter

    This little fellow surprised me in August last year. He must have been quite thirsty and maybe unexperienced, since he tried the salt water. And he's not singing, he's breathing that way due to the heat.
  9. Yellow Wagtail

    Yellow Wagtail

    I love Yellow Wagtails :-) Especially when they come in all flavors (it's not a subspecies). This one, correct me if I'm wrong, is a 'Motacilla flava Dombrowskii'.
  10. Rufous Bush Robin (subsp. syriaca)

    Rufous Bush Robin (subsp. syriaca)

    This is #2 of these little Beauties I found in the last few days. Both where of the syriaca subsp.
  11. A brief visitor

    A brief visitor

    Common Kestrels have been an indeed common sight for me in Egypt. Here in Kuwait not so much. The happier I was today to find this Lady perched on our balcony. A brief stop, but long enough for a quick snap of proof ;) Hope she stays safe on the rest of her journey (if she's a migrant, which I'm...
  12. 1st winter Stonechat

    1st winter Stonechat

    Posing little fella ;-)
  13. Ashy Drongo

    Ashy Drongo

    The Ashy Drongo was seen in Kuwait only for the second time. First record was in 2001. And I was lucky enough to get a quick glance at one of the two birds seen :-) Not a great photo, but a great memory ;-)
  14. I see pink

    I see pink

    Flamingos in Shuweikh, Kuwait. A flock of about 200 that permanently 'lives' and breeds there. More photos on my Blog: http://nicoleb.org/b2/index.php/nature/birding-in-shuweikh-port-kuwait
  15. First casualties

    First casualties

    For more Info about this poor bedraggled fellow, check this forum entry: http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?p=1891697#post1891697
  16. White-eared Bulbul

    White-eared Bulbul

    A Lifer for me. First heard these little fellows and then finally saw them. Hope I'll get some better shots in the coming days :-)