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July 2009

Tomer Landsberger

Below is a summary featuring the most interesting observations from this month, based on reports from the ISRABIRDNET mailing list and other sources.
Eleonora's Falcon (Falco eleonorae): 1 at Ma'agan Michael 27/Jul (R. Shaish).

Oystercatcher (Hemaotopus ostralegus): 15 at Ma'agan Michael 23/Jul (Z. Ofir).

Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus): 1 at Ma'agan Michael, 27/Jul (R. Shaish).

Bridled Tern (Sterna anaethetus): 20 off Eilat's north beach, 18/Jul (N. Weiss).

White-cheeked Tern (Sterna repressa): 3 off Eilat's north beach, 18/Jul (N. Weiss).

Cream-coloured Courser (Corsurious cursor): an invasion of 74 adults and 13 chicks to the area south to Moshav Lachish and 81 Military Range, 24/Jul (E. Hadad).

 Cream-coloured Courser (Corsurious cursor) 
Cream-coloured Courser Corsurious cursor

Pale Rock Sparrow (Carpospiza brachydactyla): 1 fledgling at Wadi Hemar, 12/Jul (N. Weiss).

Cyprus Warbler
(Sylvia melanothorax) Wadi Shlomo, Feb.05

Tristram's Grackle
(Onychognathus tristramii) Zeelim Wadi, Mar.07

(Charadrius morinellus) Yotvata, Dec.05
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