Sandgrouse 21 (2)

Sandgrouse is published by OSME and contains papers and short notes on the ornithology of the OSME region, provides bird and conservation news from the region and a comprehensive round up of bird sightings in the Middle East, the Caucasus and Central Asia.

Sandgrouse Volume 21 (2) Autumn 1999

Sandgrouse Cover 21 (2)

Crab Plover Dromas ardeola, taken by Hanne & Jens Eriksen at Barr Al Hikman, Oman.

114 OSME NEWS
   
115 NEW AND INFORMATION
   
118 REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION
   
119 PROFILE Colin Richardson
  DEREK HARVEY
121 PHOTOSPOT Cyprus Pied Wheatear & Cyprus Warbler
  PETERE FLINT
124 Notes on Eastern Pied Wheatear Oenanthe picata and Hume's Wheatear Oenanthe alboniger, based on observations in eastern Arabia
  COLIN RICHARDSON
128 Akamas, Cyprus: migrants and endemics
  OWEN ROBERTS
132 An updated checklist of the birds of Lebanon
  GHASSAN RAMADAN-JARADI AND MONA RAMADAN-JARADI
171 An estimation of the nesting success in a Houbara Bustard Chlamydotis undulata macqueenii population in Kazakhstan
  O. COMBREAU AND F. LAUNAY
176 Cory's Shearwater Calonectris diomedea off northern Cyprus in autumn 1998
  PETER FLINT
177 Clamorous Reed Warbler Acrocephalus stentoreus apparently predating nest of Booted Warbler Hippolais caligata in the United Arab Emirates
  PETER CASTELL
178 The first records of Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis in Oman and Arabia
  HANNE AND JENS ERIKSEN
180 The first Little Tern in Yemen
  PHIL HANSBRO AND DAVE SARGEANT
180 The status of Pin-tailed Sandgrouse Pterocles alchata in Golestan Provence, Iran
  RAMEZANALI GHAEMI
181 The first Red-billed Oxpecker in Yemen and the Middle East
  PHIL HANSBRO AND DAVE SARGEANT
183 REVIEWS & RECENT LITERATURE
   
183 AROUND THE REGION
  GUY M. KIRWAN
Editor: Guy M. Kirwan
Features Editor Derek Harvey
Assistant Editor Ian J. Andrews
Editorial Committee Mikael Blair, Paul Goriup, Ben Hoare, Mike Jennings, Rodney Martins, Peter L. Meininger & Dr Stephen Newton
Photographic Editor Paul Doherty
Design & Production Harry I. Scott
Identification Consultants C. G. Bradshaw,Arnoud B. den Berg & Steve Madge