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December 18, 2017

Luxor Bird Watching 2

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Luxor Birding 2

18/12/2017 Morning. Once again I set off along the river bank heading north at Luxor west bank. The sun was shining at ninety degrees. I thought it might be behind me but it was not.

Greater Painted-snipe
Greater Painted-snipe (Rostratula benghalensis)

This is the first time I have seen a Greater Painted-snipe. Lucky.

Red-throated Pipit
Red-throated Pipit (Anthus cervinus)

This Red-throated Pipit still has some summer plumage left.

Common Greenshank
Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia)

Little Stint
Little Stint (Calidris minuta)

Crested Lark
Crested Lark (Galerida cristata)

European Stonechat
European Stonechat (Saxicola rubicola)

Spur-winged Lapwing
Spur-winged Lapwing (Vanellus spinosus)

Zitting Cisticola
Zitting Cisticola (Cisticola juncidis)

Bluethroat
Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica)

Graceful Prinia
Graceful Prinia (Prinia gracilis)

Luxor Bird LIst

Greater painted-snipe (Rostratula benghalensis)
Red-throated Pipit (Anthus cervinus)
Egyptian Barn Swallow
Common Hoopoe
Terek Sandpiper
Common Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula)
Red-throated Pipit (Anthus cervinus)
Little Stint (Calidris minuta)
Ruff
White Wagtail
Crested Lark (Galerida cristata)
European Stonechat (Saxicola rubicola)
Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava beema)
Glossy Ibis
Purple Heron
Black Kite
Common Moorhen
Zitting Cisticola
Graceful Prinia
Spur-winged Lapwing
Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia)
Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)
Spur-winged Lapwing (Vanellus spinosus)
Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica)

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