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Bar al Hikman

Birdwatching and photography trip to Oman: day 13, 16.12.2014

Here we are already in Muscat. It was a long and exhausting day. We stopped for birding only a few times but the places were superb. Beautiful morning and sunrise made is come out of the tents at 6 a.m.…Read More
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Lesser whistling duck in Oman: day 12, 15.12.2014

The night wasn’t quite relaxed. The place where we stayed had quite a few mosquitos that didn’t let us sleep all night long. We are quite exhausted now...Read More
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Oman tourism: day 9, 12.12.2014

Another superb day of our Oman tourism finished with a total of 92 bird species seen or the day and 7 of them were new to me. Fantastic! The day started before the Sun has even though of showing up.…Read More
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Steppe Eagle in Oman: day 8, 11.12.2014

What a day! Another superb day in Omani desert and mountains. The alarm rang at 5 a.m. We wanted to arrive in Montasar, a small desert oasis, before sunrise...Read More
Muntasar Oasis

Birdwatching and photography trip to Oman: day 7, 10.12.2014

Today was fairly birdless. We drove for most of the day and saw fairly few birds. Still managed to add a few new species though. As usual, we woke up at 6 a.m. and hit the road...Read More
Eastern Imperial Eagle

Birdwatching and photography trip to Oman: day 6, 9.12.2014

What a day! We started off at 6 a.m. and we didn’t arrive at our last destination before 8p.m. Pretty exhausting, but worth it...Read More
Ras As Sawadi

Birdwatching and photography trip to Oman: day 5, 8.12.2014

The day started pretty early. I had to pick up my friend from the airport at 6 a.m. so I got up at 5 to be on time...Read More
Arabian Babbler Turdoides squamiceps

Birdwatching and photography trip to Oman: day 4, 7.12.2014

Day 4 started with the calls of Chestnut bellied Sandgrouses. Initially I wasn’t quite sure what it was but compared it with the tape and it was clearly the species named...Read More
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Birdwatching and photography trip to Oman: day 3, 6.12.2014

Once I opened my eyes I started hearing birds like Graceful Prinia, White Eared Bulbul … and decided to walk in the area of Al Amrat. A little walk produced my first Hume’s wheatear and Red-rumped Wheatear.…Read More
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis

Birdwatching and photography trip to Oman: day 2, 5.12.2014

After pretty exhausting and emotionally intense night I was on my way to the first birding stop – Al Ansab Lagoon...Read More