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Great Bustard (Otis tarda), Golan, 24/Jan/2008

On 24/Jan, a Great Bustard was observed east of Ma'ale Gamla in the Golan heights (Amizur Boldo et al.).
Previous records of this species are from winter 1999/2000 in Sde-eiyahu (Bet-shean valley) and from February 2004 near Katzerin.

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