Lesser Whitethroat (Halimodendri) at Al Ahsa National Park

Lesser Whitethroat (Halimodendri) at Al Ahsa National Park
Species: Lesser Whitethroat   Sylvia curruca
Subspecies: halimodendri
Author: Gregory Askew--Saudi Birding
Saturday, November 2, 2019
Added to IBC: 2 Nov 2019 - 12:24
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Altitude (m): 
131 meters
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There were around 20 birds heard and seen throughout the park. This is the "Desert Whitethroat" that winters on the Arabian Peninsula.

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Gregory Askew--Saudi Birding, IBC1617438. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1617438.

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Gregory Askew--Saudi Birding, IBC1617438. Sound recording of Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca at Mesaikis Farm, Qatar. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1617438.

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