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Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Dubai Pivots 3.10.10

Returned from cold Prague where I had been on a training course for a week,  so stayed local and went to my local spot at the Dubai pivot Fields.  Weather was very humid ,  roll on Winter !!   Apart from the usual suspects several migrants were around including 8 Temminck's Stints, 20+ Yellow Wagtails of various Ssp , 1 European Roller (Juve) , 2 Little Ringed Plover (Juve) and 3 Isabelline Wheatear but the highlight was a very nice migrant in a lovely Richard's Pipit .  Some images below,  more from this day can be seen at Pbase.
(A link to some video of the Pipit is also included)

Temminck's Stint
(Calidris temminckii)
White-Tailed Lapwing
(Vanellus leucurus)
Red-Wattled Lapwing
(Vanellus indicus)

Richard's Pipit
(Anthus richardi)

Yellow Wagtail
(Motacilla flava )
Isabelline Wheatear
(Oenanthe isabellina)

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