Tag Archives: Semi-Desert

Dubai World Record Eagle Flight

Still on the subject of bird senses in my recent blog Homing Instinct in Birds – How do they do it? this follows a White-tailed Eagle’s spotting success as it is launched from the top of the Burj Khalifa, at … Continue reading

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Springtime in Kazakhstan

The deluge of rain has made a huge difference this year in our SE corner of Kazakhstan. The land explodes with life in a myriad of colours, particularly lush green and gorgeous red hues of poppy. The rains will peter … Continue reading

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Raptorfest

This week, I visited a favourite birding spot near to Almaty and what I discovered blew my mind.  Hundreds of eagles, lots of Steppe Eagles but mostly White-tailed Eagles – the most I have ever seen in one place.  Most … Continue reading

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Calendra Lark

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Rosy Starling

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