This is the second year in a row that I have recorded male Basra Reed Warblers singing in the reed along the Riyadh River in Al Ha'ir. Last year I located three singing males in the same area. Intriguingly, there was a BB survey conducted there back in the 1990s and it was suspected then that the species may be breeding in the area.
This is the most up-to-date checklist of bird species and subspecies recorded in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, including Iran and the Arabian Peninsula – the ‘greater’ Western Palearctic. Species are presented in systematic order, and each species entry includes scientific and English names, taxonomic notes, distribution and range/vagrancy occurrences within the region.
CitationGregory Askew--Saudi Birding, IBC1581842. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1581842.
Gregory Askew--Saudi Birding, IBC1581842. Sound recording of Basra Reed-warbler Acrocephalus griseldis at Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1581842.
Embed this sound recording← Click inside, copy the code and then paste it into your web page code. Show me the embed as it will appear
© All Rights ReservedThis media published on the Internet Bird Collection is protected by Copyright.
It cannot be reproduced without the express written permission of the author.