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June 2008

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.
Sooty Shearwater (Puffinus griseus): 5 off Michmoret shore, 27/Jun, (A. Scheinin).

Golden Plover (Pluvialis apricaria): 9 at Gal-on fields, 17/Jun (J. Meyrav).

Pomarine Skua (Stercorarius Pomarinus): 30+ off Michmoret shore, 27/Jun, (A. Scheinin).

 Pomarine Skua (Stercorarius pomarinus) 
Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus

Bridled Tern (Sterna anaethetus): 6 off Eilats north beach, 28/Jun (Y. Perlman, A. Meir, M. Goren).

Namaqua Dove (Oena capensis): 1 near kibbutz Sha'ar HaGolan, 02/June (F. Argyle).

Black Bush Robin (Cercotrichas podobe): 1 at Km 22, Arava, 21/Jun (J. Meyrav).

Rose-coloured Starling (Sturnus roseus): 1 near Km 20, 20/Jun (J. Meyrav).

Crowned Sandgrouse
(Pterocles coronatus) Nizzana, Oct.05

Turtle Dove
(Streptopelia turtur) Ma'agan Michael, Jun.04

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