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The huge Liwa Oasis is an under-watched site 160 km southwest of the city of Abu Dhabi.
Directions and access:
Easily reached from Abu Dhabi. There are two access roads, one via Madinat Zayed, and one entering the eastern tip of the oasis from Sila'a.
Bird any fodder drying field and grassy area along the whole lenght of the oasis.
There are several eBird Hotspots:
132 species (excluding escapes) have been recorded as of January 2020.
Namaqua Dove seems to be regular here.
Other records of note;
- Crested Honey Buzzard
- Golden Eagle
- Long-legged Buzzard
- Little Owl
- Grey Hypocolius (2012)
- Greater Hoopoe-lark
- Black-crowned Sparrow-lark
- Lesser Short-toed Lark
- Desert Whitethroat
- Asian Desert Warbler
- Ring Ouzel
- Mourning Wheatear