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Monthly Summaries

June 2005

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.

Red-billed Tropicbird (Phaethon aethereus): 1 off Eilat's north beach, 06/JUN (N. Weiss).

Marbled Teal (Marmaronetta angustirostris): at least 5 breeding pairs counted at the Hula valley, 30/JUN (N. Israeli, A. Geffen).

Montagu's Harrier (Circus pygargus): 1 off-season bird, Revivim, Negev desert, 29/JUN (Y. Perlman).

Eleonora's Falcon (Falco eleonorae): 2 1st summer birds, Mt. Havooshit, Hermon, 08/JUN (E. Banker, T. Kahn).

Lanner (Falco biarmicus): 2 near Revivim, Negev desert, 29/JUN (Y. Perlman).

Curlew (Numenius arquata): 1, Ma'agan Michael shore, 22/JUN onwards (D. Rotem et al).

Pomarine Skua (Stercorarius pomarinus): 1 off Eilat's north beach, 15/JUN (Y. Perlman).

Arctic Tern (sterna paradisaea): 1 1st summer off Eilat's north beach, 15/JUN (Y. Perlman).

White-cheeked Tern (Sterna repressa): 1 1st summer off Eilat's north beach, 15/JUN (Y. Perlman).

Lesser Crested Tern (Sterna bengalensis): 1 adult off Eilat's north beach, 17/JUN (T. Kahn).

Bridled Tern (Sterna anaethetus): a returning individual at Ma'agan Michael shore, 22-26/JUN (D. Rotem et al).

 Bridled Tern (Sterna anaethetus) 
Bridled Tern
 Ma'agan Michael, 25-JUN 

Yellow-legged Gull
(Larus michahellis) Ma'agan Michael, May.05

Oriental Skylark
(Alauda Gulgula) Mitzpe Ramon, Oct.05

Little Green Bee-eater
(Merops orientalis) Yotvata, Mar.05
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