Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Israel - recent pics

Back in Eilat with a new group hoping for a good week. We had three excellent days in the Negev with highlights including McQueen's Bustard, Cream-colored Courser, Asian Desert Warbler, Syrian Serin and several male Pallid Harriers. Here's a few images from the Negev, plus a few from the Dead Sea last week with our first group.

Woodchat Shrike - Nizzana, Western Negev.

Hooded Wheatear - Ein Netaphim, Eilat Mountains.

Bonelli's Eagle - adult, Wadi Mishmar, Dead Sea region.

Desert Finch - male, Mizpe Ramon, Central Negev. 
Asian Desert Warbler - (rear) with out-of-focus Isabelline Wheatear in foreground.
Nizzana, Western Negev, March 18th, 2013.

Desert Little Owl - Ze'elim, Western Negev.

Striolated Bunting - Ein Gedi, Dead Sea region. 

Syrian Serin - Mizpe Ramon, Central Negev. 

Chuckar and Nubian Ibex - Mizpe Ramon, Central Negev. 

Wolf - Wadi Mishmar, Dead Sea region.

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