The temperatures have started to drop a little, especially early morning - so it is pleasant to be out.
Breakfast to go and I relished the sunrise and quietness of the desert whilst enjoying my McCoffee. Whilst driving slowly next to some standing water, I flushed a 'turdus' species - I know this doesn't sound right!
|Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos)|
|Western Reef Heron (Egretta g. schistacea)|
|White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)|
|Water Pipit (Anthus spinoletta)|
|Crested Lark (Galerida cristata)|
|Male Desert Wheatear (Oenanthe deserti)|
|Western Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros)|
|Possible Caspian Gulls (Larus cachinnans)|
Once back on dry land, I checked the flowering Salt Cedar bushes, as I knew their flowers are favourites for Penduline Tit
|Flowering Salt Cedar Tree (Tamarix aphylla)|
|Eurasian Penduline Tit (Remiz pendulinus)|
|Asian Desert Warbler (Sylvia nana)|