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Wednesday, 12 October 2011

Bird-watching King's Island, Luxor, Egypt 6th October - 12th October 2011

black kite (Milvis migrans)

common bulbul (Pycnonotus barbatus)

black-winged stilt (Hoplopterus spinosus)

common sandpiper (Actitus hypoleucos)

black-winged kite (Elanus caeruleus)

crested lark (Galerida cristata)

graceful prinia (Prinia gracilis)

gull-billed tern (Gelochelidon nilotica)

hooded crow (Corvus corone cornix)

hoopoe (Upupa epops)

kestrel (Falco tinunculus)

birding the Nile

little egret (Egretta garzetta)

little green bee eater (Meriops orientalis cleopatra) 

juv. masked shrike (Lanius nubicus)

Nile valley sunbird (Anthreptes metallicus)

pied kingfisher (Ceryle rudis)

purple heron (Ardea purpurea)


Senegal thick knee (Burhinus senegalensis)

squacco heron (Ardeola ralloides)
red backed shrike (Lanius collurio)
black winged stilt, squacco heron and glossy ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)

black kite feeding at dusk
fan tailed cisticola ANA zitting cisticola (Cisticola juncidus)

white pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus)

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