A Black faced Bunting was spotted in Maayan Zvi fishing ponds at the carmel coast. A mega rare bird, second observation to Israel.
The Golan heights
4 Red fronted serin were spoted at the Golan heights
Hazore'a fish ponds
Three- Banded plover was seen today at Hazore'a fish ponds. An excellent observation....
Mid Winter Storm Observations
rLast few days winter has finally arived to Israel. A stormy weather with high winds and lots of rain hit Israel. For Birders, it is the perfect time to go to do some sea -shore observations - for all the sea birds that the wind make it much more possible to look at. In the different sea shores a lot of sea birds were seen- Brown booby, different skue's, Sabines gull - Those are just a few of the birds that were seen around.
A young Red Breasted Flycatcher was seen today in Yeruham Lake. An early migratory perhaps....Very interesting observation.
An Olive Backed Pipit was seen in Hulda area. A wonderfull rare winter visitor
A male Pied Bushchat was seen yesterday in Hefer Valley. A great finding. Hope he will stay there for winter.
A suprise observation for end of 2022
Eilat Birding station Ringed today a Diederik Cuckoo. 2nd time that the species is being seen in Israel. What a great observation to end 2022. Hope we will have much more birds in 2023.
Goldcrest was seen earlier today in the Mediteranian sea shore. Uncommon site, as they are tend to be seen more in wooden areas , though sometimes seen in other habitats . Hope to see more of them that coming winter in Israel.
A young Lanner falcon was seen today flying in Neot Smadar (southern Israel)