Thursday, 11 February 2010

Israel - Tel Aviv

Hoopoe. A surprise find, and very obliging bird, early one morning along the beach near Jaffa.


Clouds of Common Crane's sweeping in over the Golan Heights and Mount Hermon. Total bird count was reported at 32,000!

Formation flying

Fishing king's

Pied...looking for lunch at Agmon Hula
Common...taking a breather



Images from a recent trip to the Holy Land...

Preparing for take-off - Grey Heron

Blacks and Whites - Storks and Spoonbills

Jay - ssp atricapillus (thanks to Amir for the use of his Binyamina garden)


Black Stork

Wrestling with lunch - Cattle Egret

Rose-ringed Parakeet

Spur-winged Plover

Laughing Dove's at Ma'agan Mikhael