jortrip7

Jordan Trip Report
25 March to 1 April 2001

ABREVIATIONS/ABBREVIATIONS
ad. = adulte (adult) ; c. = couple (pair) ; cent. = centaines (hundreds) ; cht. = chant, chanteur (song,
singing bird) ; diz. = dizaines (dozens) ; ca. = environ (circa) ; E1 = 1er été (1st summer) ; E2 = 2e
été (2nd summer) ; E3 = 3e été (3rd summer) ; ex. = exemplaire (exemplare) ; fem. = femelle
(female) ; H1 = 1er hiver (1st winter); H2 = 2e hiver (2nd winter) ; H3 = 3e hiver (3rd winter) ; imm. =
immature (immature) ; ind. = individu (individual) ; juv. = juvénile (juvenile) ; m. = mâle (male) ;
migr. = migration, en migration (migration, migrating) ; nbx = nombreu, –ses (numerous); pl. hiv. =
plumage hivernal (winter plumage); pl. nupt. = plumage nuptial (summer plumage) ; pls = plusieurs
(several) ; qq = quelques-uns, –unes (a few) ; subad. = subadulte (subadult) ; 50+ = au moins 50 (at
least 50)

LISTE SYSTEMATIQUE/SYSTEMATIC LIST

Grèbe castagneux Tachybaptus ruficollis Little Grebe
5-10 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 29 & 30.03

Grand Cormoran Phalacrocorax carbo Cormorant
1 imm. Aqaba Sewage Works, 29 & 30.03

Bihoreau gris Nycticorax nycticorax Night Heron
13 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Héron gardebœufs Bubulcus ibis Cattle Egret
3 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Aigrette des récifs Egretta gularis Western Reef Heron
1+ Aqaba Gulf & 2 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Aigrette garzette Egretta garzetta Little Egret
20+ Gulf of Aqaba & 15 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Héron cendré Ardea cinerea Grey Heron
1 Gulf of Aqaba & 40+ Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03 ; 55+ Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Héron pourpré Ardea purpurea Purple Heron
3 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03

Cigogne noire Ciconia nigra Black Stork
1 ex. migr. Wadi Araba, 30.03

Spatule blanche Platalea leucorodia Spoonbill
1 ad. & 1 imm. Aqaba Sewage Works, 29 & 30.03

Sarcelle d’hiver Anas crecca Teal
20+ Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03 ; 1 c. Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Canard colvert Anas platyrhynchos Mallard
6-10 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03 ; 10+ Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Canard pilet Anas acuta Pintail
100+ Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03 ; 160 Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Sarcelle d’été Anas querquedula Garganey
60+ Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03 ; 15+ Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Canard siffleur Anas penelope Wigeon
1 m. & 2 fem. Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03 ; 15+ Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Canard souchet Anas clypeata Shoveler
120+ Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03 ; 190+ Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Fuligule milouin Aythya ferina Pochard
2 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Fuligule morillon Aythya fuligula Tufted Duck
1 m. Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03 ; 7 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Milan noir Milvus migrans Black Kite
2 ex. Petra, 26.03 ; 5-6 ex. Wadi Dana, 27.03 ; 4-5 ex. Al Jafer, 28.03 ; 1 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works,
29.03 ; 1 ex. Wadi Araba, 30.03 ; 1 ex. Wadi Rum, 31.03

Vautour percnoptère Neophron percnopterus Egyptian Vulture
1 ad. Petra, 26.03 ;

Vautour fauve Gyps fulvus Griffon Vulture
6+ Wadi Dana, 27.03 ;

Circaète Jean-le-Blanc Circaetus gallicus Short-toed Eagle
3 ex. Petra, 26.03 ; 4 ex. Wadi Dana, 27.03 ; 1 ex. Wadi Rum, 31.03

Busard des roseaux Circus aeruginosus Marsh Harrier
1 ex. (forme mélanique/melanistic form) Petra, 26.03 ; 1 ex. Wadi Araba & 1 fem. Aqaba Sewage
Works, 30.03

Busard pâle Circus pallidus Pallid Harrier
1 m. migr. Aqaba South Beach & 1 fem. (?) Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Épervier d’Europe Accipiter nisus Sparrowhawk
1 fem. Al Jafer, 28.03 ; 1 fem. Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Buse de Russie Buteo buteo vulpinus Steppe Buzzard
10+ Petra, 26.03 ; 100+ Wadi Dana, 27.03 ; 3-4 ex. Al Jafer, 28.03 ; 10+ Aqaba Sewage Works,
29.03 ; 100+ Wadi Araba, 30.03

Buse féroce Buteo rufinus Long-legged Buzzard
2 ex. Petra, 26.03 ; 8-10 ex. Wadi Dana, 27.03 ; 1 ex. Al Jafer, 28.03 ; 1 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works,
29 & 30.03

Aigle des steppes Aquila nipalensis Steppe Eagle
1 juv. & 2 subad. Petra, 26.03 ; 1 juv. & 1 subad. Wadi Dana, 27.03 ; 1 juv. Wadi Araba, 30.03

Aigle de Bonelli Hieraaetus fasciatus Bonelli’s Eagle
1 imm. Wadi Araba (Aqaba Airport), 30.03

Faucon crécerellette Falco naumanni Lesser Kestrel
2 m. ad. & 2 m. E1 Barra Forest (Wadi Dana) & 5 ex. Ar Rashadiyya, 27.03 ; 1 m. Wadi Araba,
30.03

Faucon crécerelle Falco tinnunculus Common Kestrel
3 ex. Petra, 26.03 ; qq. ex. Wadi Dana, 27.03 ; 2 ex. Al Jafer, 28.03 ; 1 fem. Aqaba Sewage Works,
29.03 ; 1 ex. Wadi Rum, 31.03

Faucon de Barbarie Falco pelegrinoides Barbary Falcon
1 ad. en chasse (hunting) Aqaba Sewage Works, 29 & 30.03

Perdrix choukar Alectris chukar Chukar
1 ex. Wadi Dana & 2 ex. Barra Forest, 27.03 ; 1 ex. cht. Wadi Rum, 31.03

Perdrix de Hey Ammoperdix heyi Sand Partridge
1 fem. morte (dead) Aqaba Back Road, 29.03 ; 1 m. & 1 fem. Wadi Rum, 31.03

Caille des blés Coturnix coturnix Quail
1 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03

Marouette poussin Porzana parva Little Crake
1 fem. possible Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Gallinule poule-d’eau Gallinula chloropus Moorhen
6 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03 ; 20+ Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Foulque macroule Fulica atra Coot
30+ Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03 ; 20+ Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Huîtrier pie Haematopus ostralegus Oystercatcher
2+ Gulf of Aqaba, 30.03

Échasse blanche Himantopus himantopus Black-winged Stilt
1 ex. Aqaba South Beach, 28.03 ; 4 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 29 & 30.03

Glaréole à collier Glareola pratincola Collared Pratincole
1 ad. Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Grand Gravelot Charadrius hiaticula Ringed Plover
7-10 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03 ; 20+ Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Gravelot à collier interrompu Charadrius alexandrinus Kentish Plover
4 ex. Aqaba South Beach, 29.03

Vanneau éperonné Hoplopterus spinosus Spur-winged Plover
60+ Aqaba Sewage Works, 29 & 30.03

Vanneau huppé Vanellus vanellus Lapwing
1 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 29 & 30.03

Bécasseau minute Calidris minuta Little Stint
1 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Bécasseau de Temminck Calidris temminckii Temminck’s Stint
2 ad. Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03

Bécasseau variable Calidris alpina Dunlin
15 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Combattant varié Philomachus pugnax Ruff
10-15 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 29 & 30.03

Bécassine des marais Gallinago gallinago Common Snipe
5 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Barge à queue noire Limosa limosa Black-tailed Godwit
1 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03 ; 2 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Chevalier gambette Tringa totanus Common Redshank
2+ Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03

Chevalier stagnatile Tringa stagnatilis Marsh Sandpiper
3 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 29 & 30.03

Chevalier aboyeur Tringa nebularia Greenshank
1 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03 ; 2-3 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Chevalier culblanc Tringa ochropus Green Sandpiper
20+ Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03 ; 20-30 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Chevalier sylvain Tringa glareola Wood Sandpiper
2 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03 ; 1 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Chevalier guignette Actitis hypoleucos Common Sandpiper
2 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03 ; 1 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Goéland à iris blanc Larus leucophthalmus White-eyed Gull
4 ex. Aqaba South Beach 29.03 ; 3 ex. Aqaba South Beach & 1 ex. Gulf of Aqaba, 30.03

Goéland ichthyaète Larus ichthyaetus Great Black-headed Gull
1 subad. & 1 imm. H1 Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03 ; 2 subad. & 1 imm. H1 Aqaba Sewage Works,
30.03

Mouette rieuse Larus ridibundus Black-headed Gull
78+ Aqaba Sewage Works, 29 & 30.03

Goéland railleur Larus genei Slender-billed Gull
4 imm. Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03 ; 1 ad. & 2 imm. Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Goéland brun Larus fuscus fuscus Lesser Black-backed Gull
2 ad. Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03 ; 9 ad. Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Goéland de Sibérie Larus (fuscus) heuglini Siberian Gull
2 ad. Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03 ; 7 ad. & 2 imm. Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Goéland pontique Larus cachinnans cachinnans Pontic Gull
3 imm. Gulf of Aqaba, 28.03 ; 1 subad. Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03 ; 3 ad. & qq. imm. Aqaba
Sewage Works, 30.03

Sterne hansel Sterna nilotica Gull-billed Tern
1 ex. Gulf of Aqaba, 29.03

Sterne caspienne Sterna caspia Caspian Tern
1 ad. & 1 imm. Gulf of Aqaba & 6 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03 ; 8 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works,
30.03

Sterne caugek Sterna sandvicensis Sandwich Tern
1 ad. Gulf of Aqaba, 29.03

Sterne pierregarin Sterna hirundo Common Tern
2 ex. Gulf of Aqaba, 30.03

GANGA DE LICHTENSTEIN Pterocles lichtensteinii LICHTENSTEIN’S SANDGROUSE
1 m. & 1 fem. (photo.) Wadi Araba (15 km south of Rahma), 30.03

Pigeon biset Columba livia Rock Dove
Commun partout (common everywhere).

Tourterelle turque Streptopelia decaocto Collared Dove
2 ex. Ash Shawbak, 27.03 ; commune (common) Aqaba & Wadi Arab, 29 & 30.03 ; présente (seen)
Wadi Rum, 31.03

Tourterelle maillée Streptopelia senegalensis Laughing Dove
Commun partout (common everywhere).

Tourterelle masquée Oena capensis Namaqua Dove
1 m. & 1 fem. Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03

Perruche à collier Psittacula krameri Ring-necked Parakeet
Maximum 8 ex. Aqaba, 28, 29 & 30.03

Coucou gris Cuculus canorus Cuckoo
1 m. cht. Barra Forest (Wadi Dana), 27.03

Martinet noir Apus apus Common Swift
10-15 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03 ; 40-50 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03 ; (race pekinensis)

Martinet pâle Apus pallidus Pallid Swift
nbx. Petra, 26.03 ; 5-10 ex. Wadi Dana, 27.03 ; 4-5 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03 ; 2+ Aqaba
Sewage Works, 30.03

Alcyon pie Ceryle rudis Pied Kingfisher
1 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03

Guêpier d’Orient Merops orientalis Little Green Bee-eater
1 c. Aqaba Back Road, 28.03 ; 1 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03 ; 1 c. Wadi Araba & 2 c. Rahma,
30.03

Guêpier d’Europe Merops apiaster European Bee-eater
10-15 ex. entendus (heard calling) Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03

Huppe fasciée Upupa epops Hoopoe
3 ex. Ash Shawbak & 3 ex. (2 cht.) Barra Forest (Wadi Dana), 27.03 ; 1 ex. Aqaba, 28.03 ; 2 ex.
Aqaba, 29.03 ; 1 ex. Rahma, 30.03

Torcol fourmilier Jynx torquilla Wryneck
1 ex. Aqaba, 28.03 ; 2 ex. Aqaba, 29.03

Ammomane élégante Ammomanes cincturus Bar-tailed Desert Lark
2 ex. Al Jafer, 28.03

Ammomane isabelline Ammomanes deserti Desert Lark
4-6 c. Petra, 26.03 ; 2 c. Aqaba Back Road, 28.03 ; 1 ex. Aqaba Back Road, 29.03 ; 2 ex. Wadi
Araba, 30.03 ; 2 c. Wadi Rum, 31.03

Sirli du désert Alaemon alaudipes Hoopoe Lark
3-4 ex. (1 cht.) Al Jafer, 28.03

Alouette calandre Melanocorypha calandra Calandra Lark
1 c. paradant (displaying) Ar Rashadiyya, 27.03

Alouette calandrelle Calandrella brachydactyla Short-toed Lark
Numerous singing birds Ar Rashadiyya, 27.03

Cochevis huppé Galerida cristata Crested Lark
5-10 ex. Ar Rashadiyya, 27.03

Alouette bilophe Eremophila bilopha Temminck’s Horned Lark
11+ Al Jafer, 28.03 ;1 ex. 100 km south of Amman, 31.03

Hirondelle de rivage Riparia riparia Sand Martin
1 ex. Aqaba South Beach & 10+ Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Hirondelle isabelline Ptyonoprogne fuligula Rock Martin
Nbx nicheurs (breeding) Petra, 26.03 ; présente (seen) Wadi Dana, 27.03 ; nbx ex. Wadi Rum,
31.03

Hirondelle de rochers Ptyonoprogne rupestris Crag Martin
Qq. migr. Petra, 26.03

Hirondelle rustique Hirundo rustica Swallow
2 ex. Petra, 26.03 ; 3-4 ex. Wadi Dana & 4 ex. Ash Shawbak, 27.03 ; 1 ex. Al Jafer, 28.03 ; qq.
migr. Aqaba, 29.03 ; qq. migr. Aqaba & Wadi Araba, 30.03

Hirondelle rousseline Hirundo daurica Red-rumped Swallow
2 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03 ; 5 ex. Aqaba South Beach, 30.03

Hirondelle de fenêtre Delichon urbica House Martin
1 ex. Aqaba South Beach & 30+ Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03 ; 3 ex. Aqaba South Beach, 30.03

Pipit rousseline Anthus campestris Tawny Pipit
1 ex. Wadi Dana & 3 ex. Ar Rashadiyya, 27.03

Pipit des arbres Anthus trivialis Tree Pipit
1 ex. Ash Shawbak, 27.03 ; 1+ Aqaba, 28.03 ; 3-4 ex. Aqaba, 29.03

Pipit farlouse Anthus pratensis Meadow Pipit
4 ex. Aqaba, 29.03

Pipit à gorge rousse Anthus cervinus Red-throated Pipit
1-2 Aqaba, 28.03 ; 2 Aqaba & 3 Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03 ; 5+ Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Pipit spioncelle Anthus spinoletta Water Pipit
1 ex. (race coutelli) Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Bergeronnette printanière Motacilla flava Yellow Wagtail
3+ (flava) Ash Shawbak & 7 ex. migr. Wadi Dana, 27.03 ; 2 ex. Aqaba et 15-20 Aqaba Sewage
Works, 29.03 ; 16-21 ex. (10-15 feldegg, 3 beema, 2 flava & 1 cinereocapilla) Aqaba Sewage
Works, 30.03

Bergeronnette citrine Motacilla citreola Citrine Wagtail
1 m. (race citreola) Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Bergeronnette des ruisseaux Motacilla cinerea Grey Wagtail
1 fem. Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03 ; 2 m. & 1 fem. Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Bergeronnette grise Motacilla alba Pied Wagtail
1 m. & 1 imm. (race dukhunensis) Aqaba, 28.03 ; 13 ex. Aqaba & 3-4 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works,
29.03 ; 5 ex. Aqaba South Beach & 10-15 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Bulbul d’Arabie Pycnonotus xanthopygos Yellow-vented Bulbul
Qq. ex. Wadi Moussa & nbx. ex. Petra, 26.03 ; qq. ex. Wadi Dana, 27.03 ; 2+ Aqaba & 1-2 Aqaba
Back Road, 28.03 ; qq. ex. Aqaba & Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03 ; présent (seen) Rahma & 4 ex.
Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Agrobate roux Cercotrichas galactotes Rufous Bush Robin
1 ex. Aqaba 28.03

Rossignol progné Luscinia luscinia Thrush Nightingale
1 ex. (possible) Wadi Moussa, 26.03

Rossignol philomèle Luscinia megarhynchos Nightingale
1-2 Aqaba, 28.03 ; 3 ex. Aqaba, 29.03

Gorgebleue à miroir Luscinia svecica Bluethroat
1 fem. Aqaba, 28.03 ; 1 fem. Aqaba South Beach & 1 fem. Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Rougequeue noir Phoenicurus ochruros Black Redstart
1 fem. Wadi Moussa & 1 fem. Petra, 26.03 ; 2 fem. Ash Shawbak & 1 ex. Ar Rashadiyya, 27.03

Rougequeue à front blanc Phoenicurus phoenicurus Common Redstart
1 fem. & 1 m. Wadi Moussa, 26.03 ; 2 m. & 1 fem. Ash Shawbak & 1 m. Barra Forest (Wadi
Dana), 27.03 ; 1 m. Aqaba & 1 fem. Aqaba Back Road, 28.03 ; 1 m. (race samamisicus) Aqaba & 1
fem. Rahma, 30.03 ; 1 fem. Wadi Rum, 31.03

Traquet isabelle Oenanthe isabellina Isabelline Wheatear
1 c. + 2 ex. Ar Rashadiyya & 2 ex. Ash Shawbak, 27.03 ; 2 ex. Al Jafer, 28.03 ; 2 ex. Wadi Araba &
1 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Traquet motteux Oenanthe oenanthe Northern Wheatear
10+ dont des nicheurs ? (including breeding pairs ?) Ar Rashadiyya, 27.03 ;

Traquet de Chypre Oenanthe cypriaca Cyprus Pied Wheatear
1 m. (photo) Ash Shawbak, 27.03

Traquet oreillard Oenanthe hispanica Black-eared Wheatear
Nbx. ex. Wadi Dana, Ash Shawbak, Ar Rashadiyya & Barra Forest (Wadi Dana), 27.03 ; 1 m. Al
Jafer & 1 fem. Aqaba Back Road, 28.03 ; 1 fem. Wadi Araba, 30.03 ; 1 m. Wadi Rum, 31.03

Traquet deuil Oenanthe lugens Mourning Wheatear
2 m. Petra, 26.03

Traquet à tête blanche Oenanthe leucopyga White-crowned Black Wheatear
2 ad. Aqaba Back Road, 28.03 ; 5 ex. Wadi Rum, 31.03

Traquet à queue noire Cercomela melanura Blackstart
8 ex. Aqaba Back Road, 28.03 ; 1 ex. Aqaba Back Road, 29.03 ; 1 ex. Wadi Araba, 30.03

Monticole bleu Monticola solitarius Blue Rock Thrush
2 m. & 1 fem. Petra, 26.03

Merle noir Turdus merula Blackbird
1 ex. cht. Amman, 1.04

Prinia gracile Prinia gracilis Graceful Warbler
2 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 29.03 ; 1 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Dromoïque du désert Scotocerca inquieta Scrub Warbler
1 c. Wadi Rum, 31.03

Phragmite des joncs Acrocephalus schoenobaenus Sedge Warbler
2 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Rousserolle effarvatte Acrocephalus scirpaceus Reed Warbler
1 cht. Aqaba, 28.03 ; qq. cht. Aqaba Sewage Works, 29 & 30.03

Hypolaïs pâle Hippolais pallida Olivaceous Warbler
1 ex. Wadi Araba, 30.03

Fauvette mélanocéphale Sylvia melanocephala Sardinian Warbler
2 m. & 2 fem. Wadi Moussa, 26.03

Fauvette de Rüppell Sylvia rueppelli Rüppell’s Warbler
1 fem. H1 Ash Shawbak, 27.03

Fauvette d’Arabie Sylvia leucomelaena Arabian Warbler
1 fem. Wadi Araba, 30.03

Fauvette orphée Sylvia hortensis Orphean Warbler
1 m. Wadi Moussa, 26.03 ; 2 ex. (1 cht.) Barra Forest (Wadi Dana), 27.03 ; 4-5 ex. Aqaba Back
Road, 28.03 ; (race crassirostris).

Fauvette babillarde Sylvia curruca Lesser Whitethroat
3-4 ex. Wadi Moussa & 1 ex. Petra, 26.03 ; nbx. ex. Barra Forest (Wadi Dana) & 10+ Ash
Shawbak, 27.03 ; 2 ex. Al Jafer, 28.03 ; 2 ex. Aqaba Back Road & nbx. Aqaba Sewage Works,
28.03 ; 5+ Wadi Araba & Rahma, 30.03 ; 1 ex. Wadi Rum, 31.03 ;

Fauvette grisette Sylvia communis Common Whitethroat
1 fem. Aqaba, 28.03

Fauvette à tête noire Sylvia atricapilla Blackcap
1 m. Wadi Moussa, 26.03 ; 1 m. Barra Forest (Wad Dana), 27.03 ; 2-3 ex. Aqaba Back Road & 5-10
ex. Aqaba, 28.03

Pouillot véloce Phylloscopus collybita Chiffchaff
5-6 ex. Wadi Moussa, 26.03 ; 1 ex. Barra Forest (Wadi Dana), 27.03 ; 1 ex. Aqaba, 28.03 ; 1 ex.
Aqaba, 29.03

Pouillot fitis Phylloscopus trochilus Willow Warbler
1 ex. (race yakutensis) Petra, 26.03 ; 2 ex. (race acredula) Barra Forest (Wadi Dana), 27.03 ; 1 ex.
Aqaba Back Road & 3 ex. Aqaba, 28.03 ; qq. ex. (dont/including race acredula) Aqaba & Aqaba
Sewage Works, 29.03 ; 1 ex. Rahma & 1 ex. Aqaba Sewage Works, 30.03

Cratérope écaillé Turdoides squamiceps Arabian Babbler
5 ex. & 1 cht. Rahma, 30.03

Mésange charbonnière Parus major Great Tit
1 c. Wadi Moussa, 26.03 ; 1 cht. Barra Forest (Wadi Dana), 27.03

Souimanga de Palestine Nectarinia osea Palestine Sunbird
3-4 m. & 1 fem. Wadi Moussa, 26.03 ; 2+ Barra Forest (Wadi Dana), 27.03 ; 1 c. & 1 fem. Aqaba,
28.03

Pie-grièche à tête rousse Lanius senator Woodchat Shrike
1 ex. Al Jafer, 28.03 ; 1 fem. Aqaba, 29.03 ; 1 ex. Rahma, 30.03

Pie-grièche masquée Lanius nubicus Masked Shrike
1 m. & 1 fem. Aqaba Back Road & 1 fem. Aqaba, 28.03 ; 1 ex. Aqaba, 29.03 ; 1 ex. Wadi Arba,
30.03

Corbeau familier Corvus splendens House Crow
Commun (common) Aqaba, 28, 29 & 30.03

Corbeau brun Corvus ruficollis Brown-necked Crow
1 ex. harcelé par des Corbeaux à queue courte (mobbed by Fan-tailed Ravens) Petra, 26.03 ; 4 ex.
Wadi Araba, 30.03 ; 11+ Wadi Rum, 31.03

Corbeau à queue courte Corvus rhipidurus Fan-tailed Raven
15+ Petra, 26.03 ; 1 ex. Wadi Dana, 27.03

Rufipenne de Tristram Onychognathus tristramii Tristram’s Grackle
10+ Wadi Dana, 27.03 ; 2 c. Wadi Rum, 31.03

Moineau domestique Passer domesticus House Sparrow
Présent et abondant partout où il y a des habitations humaines (every places with human
settlements).

Moineau espagnol Passer hispaniolensis Spanish Sparrow
1 m. & 3 fem. Wadi Rum, 31.03

Moineau soulcie Petronia petronia Rock Sparrow
Qq. ex. Petra, 26.03 ; nbx. ex. Wadi Dana, 27.03

Serin syriaque Serinus syriacus Tristram’s Serin
2 ex. Ar Rashadiyya & 4 ex. Barra Forest (Wadi Dana), 27.03

Verdier d’Europe Carduelis chloris Greenfinch
Qq. ex. nicheurs (breeding) Barra Forest (Wadi Dana), 27.03

Tarin des aulnes Carduelis spinus Siskin
5 ex. Wadi Moussa & 7 ex. Petra, 26.03

Chardonneret élégant Carduelis carduelis Goldfinch
9+ Wadi Moussa, 26.03 ; 5-6 ex. Barra Forest (Wadi Dana), 27.03

Linotte mélodieuse Carduelis cannabina Linnet
5-10 ex. Ash Shawbak & 10-15 ex. Barra Forest (Wadi Dana), 27.03

Roselin de Lichtenstein Rhodopechys obsoleta Desert Finch
2 ex. Al Jafer, 28.03 ;

Roselin githagine Rhodopechys githaginea Trumpeter Finch
1 ex. Ash Shawbak, 27.03

Roselin du Sinaï Carpodacus sinoicus Sinai Rosefinch
Commun (common) Petra, 26.03 ; 3 c. Wadi Rum, 31.03

Bruant ortolan Emberiza hortulana Ortolan Bunting
3 ex. Ash Shawbak, 27.03 ; 1 m. Aqaba South Beach, 29.03

Bruant cendrillard Emberiza caesia Cretzschmar’s Bunting
1 fem. & 2 m. cht. (territorial and singing i.e. breeding birds) Wadi Moussa, 26.03 ; 4 ex. Ash
Shawbak & 1 ex. Barra Forest (Wadi Dana), 27.03

Observers : Marc Duquet (leader Destination Nature tour), Eva Gallego, Didier Godreau, Michel
Niederberger, Xavier Orrit, Armand Schrumpf, Jean-Marc Tisserant.