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    Birds seen n a very windy day - today in Hatta 14Jan2017

    It was a terrible day. Very windy, cloudy and dusty in Hatta. Temp ranged from 17 to 23 Degrees C from 7.10am to 1pm.
    We went for bird count with Dubai Municipality's Env.Dept team joined by Esmat and Abdulla.

    Birds seen in Hatta 14-1-2017 With Esmat and Abdulla
    Red-wattled Lapwing 20
    Western Reef Heron 17
    Common Moorhen 14
    White-winged Tern 2
    Little Grebe 13
    Common Sandpiper 4
    Grey Heron 6
    Squacco Heron 1
    Common Kingfisher 2
    Big Gull/Heuglin's Gull 1 ?
    Common Greenshank 3
    Garganey 9
    Yellow Wagtail 4
    Cattle Egret 16
    Northern Shoveler 15
    Great Cormorant 50
    Eurasian Coot 3
    Black-winged Stilt 2
    Pallas's Gull 1
    Common Redshank 1
    Striated Heron 1
    White Egret 1
    Night Heron 15
    Greater Flamingo 5
    Little Stint 3
    Common Ringed Plover 1
    White Wagtail 3
    Common Stonechat 1
    Common Sand Martin 2
    Water Pipit 6
    Richard's Pipit 2
    Black-headed Gull
    1
    Striated Heron 1
    Other birds noted in Hatta
    House Sparrow many more than 10
    White-eared Bulbul many
    White-spectacled Bulbul many
    Red-vented Bulbul 3
    Purple Sunbird many
    Rose-ringed Parakeet many
    Arabian Green Bee-eater many
    Graceful Warbler many
    Indian Silverbill many
    Grey Francolin many
    Indian Roller 3
    Laughing Dove many
    Eurasian Collared Dove many
    Crested Lark 4
    Common Hoopoe 2
    Common Myna many nearly 40 congregated for food in one spot
    Fischer's Lovebird 1 escaped
    Chiffchaff 2
    Hume's Wheatear 1
    Arabian Sand Partridge 3
    House Crow 2
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