Although it is still a little too early for 'autumn' migration, I though I would check out the oasis farm at Al Abraq, so another early wake-up call to get there while the temperatures were still bearable.
The sun was rising, just after I had turned off the main road to drive west to the farm and at the same time, the lights started going out on the highway to the Salmi border
|Eurasian Hoopoe (Upupa epops)|
|Tawny Pipit (Anthus campestris)|
|Ruff (Philomachus pugnax)|
|White-throated Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis)|
|Adult Black-headed Bunting (Emberiza melanocephala)|
|1st year Black-headed Bunting (Emberiza melanocephala)|