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The latest on birds and birdwatching

in the Sultanate of Oman

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Now 528 species on the Oman Bird List

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Updated 24 June 2017

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Updated 17 March 2017*

* Recent uploads from Oman and Denmark:

Little Grebe      Black-necked Grebe      Yellow Bittern      Eurasian Bittern      Eastern Cattle Egret      Squacco Heron      Indian Pond Heron      Great Egret      Black Stork      White Stork      Greylag Goose      Cotton Pygmy Goose      Common Shelduck      Ruddy Shelduck      Eurasian Teal      Eurasian Wigeon      Gadwall      Mallard      Northern Pintail      Garganey      Northern Shoveler      Red-crested Pochard      Western Osprey      Lappet-faced Vulture      European Honey Buzzard      Black-winged Kite      Rough-legged Buzzard      Steppe Buzzard      Western Marsh Harrier      Greater Spotted Eagle      Steppe Eagle      Verreaux's Eagle      Booted Eagle      Common Kestrel      Amur Falcon      Eurasian Hobby      Common Quail      Sand Partridge      Grey Francolin      Baillon's Crake      Common Moorhen      Pied Avocet      Collared Pratincole      Little Ringed Plover      Kentish Plover      Lesser Sand Plover      Greater Sand Plover      Pacific Golden Plover      Grey Plover      Spur-winged Lapwing      Red-wattled Lapwing      Little Stint      Sanderling      Curlew Sandpiper      Broad-billed Sandpiper      Pin-tailed Snipe      Black-tailed Godwit      Whimbrel      Terek Sandpiper      Common Gull      Sooty Gull      Pallas's Gull      Slender-billed Gull      Heuglin's Gull      Steppe Gull      Caspian Tern      Lesser Crested Tern      Little Tern      White-cheeked Tern      Whiskered Tern      White-winged Tern      European Turtle Dove      Common Cuckoo      Eurasian Scops Owl      European Nightjar      Common Swift      Pallid Swift      Forbes-Watson's Swift      Little Swift      Common Kingfisher      European Roller      Indian Roller      Eurasian Hoopoe      Black-headed Wagtail      White Wagtail      Red-throated Pipit      White-eared Bulbul      Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin      Eversmann's Redstart      Siberian Stonechat      Black-throated Thrush      Song Thrush      Marsh Warbler      Asian Desert Warbler      Common Whitethroat      Spotted Flycatcher      Red-breasted Flycatcher      Purple Sunbird      Palestine Sunbird      Yellowhammer      Arabian Golden-winged Grosbeak      Indian Silverbill      House Sparrow      Rosy Starling     


Columbine      Field Poppy      Euphorbia cactus      Damask Rose      Tufted Vetch      Echinops erinaceus      Cornflower      Kleinia saginata      Common Butterwort      Desert Rose      Small Bugloss      Sand Leek      Bee Orchid      Early Marsh Orchid      Lesser Butterfly-Orchid      Northern Marsh Orchid     


Black Percher      Blue Emperor      Four-spotted Chaser      Phantom Flutterer      Slender Pintail      Green Hairstreak      Lime Swallowtail      Pomegranate Butterfly      Scarlet Tip      Small Heath Butterfly      Small Tortoiseshell      White-edged Rock Brown      Zebra White     


Arabian Red Fox      Arabian Camel     


Arabian Toad      Bent's Spiny-tailed Lizard      Bloodsucker      Blue-tailed Oman Lizard      Adder     

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This website is updated regularly, providing photographs, sightings and information on birds in Oman


Last updated on 22 June 2017          Copyright 2000-2017  Hanne & Jens Eriksen