I spent the afternoon searching for Sociable Lapwing (Plover) at Al Saad Farms west of Al Ain. Tried hard but no luck. Had a possible PIN-TAILED SNIPE though. One for the dark Winter nights!
|Not a bad backdrop!|
|Greater Hoopoe Lark (70)|
|Little Green Bee-eater|
A better view than I managed in the whole trip last year!
I spent a wonderful hour scanning the assortment of waders present including a Caspian Plover...
New species for the trip (UAE ticks in bold)
Greater Sand Plover
Little Ringed Plover
Pacific Golden Plover
Trip Total 61
UAE ticks 12
|The massive field|
|Taken from Bubwith looking NW|
|There's worse views!|
|Great White Egret|
|A fine sight indeed|
|Haydn's BOC pic|
|I think this is what you call an encouraging sign! I made a £10 donation to the Cornwall Air Ambulance. I have a link!|
|After much fumbling I managed a pic!|