May 4

Mushrif Palace Gardens

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Hello all,

I had a good outing to the MPGs this morning. I had seen on eBird that some European Rollers had been spotted (thanks to Paul J) so I was keen to connect with them.

 

After parking up behind the helipad one of the first birds I saw was indeed a European Roller, so I was very happy with that. There were a couple more in the vicinity and a walk around the middle and back woods produced some other nice birds (for me anyway), including a stunning male Golden Oriole. Photos below:

 

European Roller

 

 

 

 

Golden Oriole

 

Nightingale

 

Common Redstart

 

 

Thanks Tommy! I just shared the list with UAE Birdbase on eBird

You guys using eBird and sharing has made my life so much easier

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