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Egypt Trip Report

3 June to 23 June 1999

Little Bittern
Cairo, Luxor

Night Heron
17.06. Sharm el Sheik 2

Green-backed Heron
07-08.06. Luxor 1; 11.06. Edfu 1

Squacco Heron
Luxor, Aswan, Edfu, Sharm el Sheik

Cattle Egret
common, but mainly north of Luxor

Western Reef Heron
12-15.06. Hurghada 5+; 18-20.06. Dahab 7 (1 dark)

Little Egret
common, but mainly south of Luxor

Gray Heron
Lake Quarum, Aswan

Purple Heron
08.06. Luxor 1

White Stork
Cairo, Luxor

Spoonbill
Hurghada

Mallard
Luxor

Black-shouldered Kite
common along the Nile

Black Kite (aegyptus)
common along the Nile

Long-legged Buzzard
17.06. Sharm el Sheik 1

Vereaux's Eagle
11.06. west of Marsa Allam 1 ad.

Osprey
Hurghada

Kestrel
common

Hobby
Sharm el Sheik

Sooty Falcon
08.06. Luxor 1 ad.; 11.06. Hurghada 1 ad.

Barbary Falcon
10.06. Aswan 1ad.; 17.06. Sharm el Sheik 1 ad.

Sand Partridge
Dahab (3), Mt. Sinai (1)

Moorhen
common along the Nile

Purple Gallinule (madagascariensis)
08.06. Luxor 1; 11.06. Edfu 25

Senegal Thick-knee
Cairo (3), Siliin (1), Aswan (3)

Kittlitz's Plover
Wadi el Natrun

Kentish Plover
Hurghada, Wadi el Natrun

Spur-winged Plover
common

Curlew
Hurghada

Wood Sandpiper
17.06. Sharm el Sheik 1

Arctic Skua
14.06. Hurghada 1

Sooty Gull
Hurghada (15+)

White-eyed Gull
Hurghada (300+), Dahab (1)

Slender-billed Gull
Lake Quarum (100+), Hurghada (6), Sharm el Sheik (15)

Black-headed Gull
Aswan (1), Sharm el Sheik (1)

Gull-billed Tern
Aswan (25)

Caspian Tern
Hurghada (20), Dahab (2)

Swift Tern
Hurghada (2)

Lesser Crested Tern
Hurghada (8), Dahab (2)

Little Tern
Lake Quarum (2)

Common Tern
Dahab (5+)

White-cheeked Tern
Hurghada (100+), Dahab (4+)

Bridled Tern
Hurghada (12)

Whiskered Tern
Lake Quarum (2), Aswan (13)

White-winged Black Tern
Aswan (15)

Lichtenstein's Sandgrouse
17.06. Sharm el Sheik 10+

Spotted Sandgrouse
11.06. near Hurghada 4

Crowned Sandgrouse
11.06. near Hurghada 3; 17.06. Sharm el Sheik 20

Collared Dove
Wadi el Natrun, Cairo, Sharm el Sheik

Turtle Dove (isabellina)
Luxor

Laughing Dove
common

Little Owl
Lake Quarum

Eagle Owl (ascolapus)
Giza

Swift
Cairo (5)

Pallid Swift
Cairo (100+)

Pied Kingfisher
common along the Nile

Bee-eater
regular along the Red Sea coast

Little Green Bee-eater (cleopatra)
common along the Nile

Blue-cheeked Bee-eater
regular along the Nile

Hoopoe
common

Bar-tailed Desert Lark
21.06. Mt. Sinai 1

Desert Lark
Marsa Allam (5+), Mt. Sinai (15+)

Crested Lark
common

Sand Martin
Wadi el Natrun, Lake Quarum

Rock Martin
Luxor, Aswan, Dahab, Mt. Sinai

Swallow (savignii)
common along the Nile

Swallow (rustica)
regular along the Red Sea coast

House Martin
Sharm el Sheik, Hurghada (might be bred)

Yellow Wagtail (pygmea)
Luxor, Cairo

Rufous Bush Robin
Cairo (4), Wadi el Natrun (3), Luxor (3)

Hooded Wheatear
Mt. Sinai (1 female)

White-crowned Black Wheatear
Aswan (5), Marsa Allam (12), Mt. Sinai (15+), Hurghada (12)

Blackbird
Cairo (2), Wadi el Natrun (1)

Graceful Warbler
common along the Nile

Scrub Warbler
Mt. Sinai (1)

Fan-tailed Warbler
common along the Nile

Clamorous Reed Warbler
Wadi el Natrun (1), Lake Quarum (1),Luxor (10), Edfu (10)

Olivaceus Warbler
common

Nile Valley Sunbird
Luxor (12), Aswan (3)

Common Bulbul
common along the Nile

Great Gray Shrike (elegans)
Lake Quarum (2)

Tristram's Grackle
Mt. Sinai (8)

Brown-nacked Raven
common along the Red Sea coast

House Crow
Suez (100+), Dahab (8+)

Hooded Crow
common along the Nile

House Sparrow
common

Goldfinch
Wadi el Natrun, Luxor

Trumpeter Finch
Luxor (100+), Marsa Allam (8)

Sinai Rosefinch
Mt. Sinai (40+)

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