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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).

Lesser Flamingo
(Phoeniconaias minor) Eilat salt pans, Mar.06

Blue-cheeked Bee-eater
(Merops persicus)Arava valley, Apr.05

Barn Swallow
(Hirundo rustica) Ma'agan Michael, Jun.04
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