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Jordan Trip Report
18 March 1999

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)

• Circaète Jean-le-Blanc Circaetus gallicus Short-toed Eagle
1 ex. Wadi Rum 18.03.99 ;

• Buse de Russie Buteo buteo vulpinus Steppe Buzzard
5-6 ex. migr. Wadi Rum 18.03.99

• Buse féroce Buteo rufinus Long-legged Buzzard
1 ex. Wadi Rum 18.03.99

• Aigle des steppes Aquila nipalensis Steppe Eagle
1 ad. Wadi Rum 18.03.99

• Aigle de Verreaux Aquila verreauxi Verreaux’s Eagle
1 pair (displaying flight) Wadi Rum 18.03.99

• Faucon crécerellette Falco naumanni Lesser Kestrel
2 ex. Wadi Rum 18.03.99

• Pigeon biset Columba livia Rock Dove
Numerous Aqaba and Wadi Rum 18.03.99

• Tourterelle turque Streptopelia decaocto Collared Dove
Common Aqaba and Wadi Rum 18.03.99

• Tourterelle maillée Steptopelia senegalensis Palm Dove
Common in Aqaba and Wadi Rum 18.03.99

• Hirondelle isabelline Ptyonoprogne fuligula Rock Martin
At least 10 ex. Wadi Rum 18.03.99

• Hirondelle de rochers Ptyonoprogne rupestris Crag Martin
1 ex Wadi Rum 18.03.99

• Hirondelle rustique Hirundo rustica Swallow
Migration in Aqaba and Wadi Rum 18.03.99

• Hirondelle rousseline Hirundo daurica Red-rumped Swallow
A few migrating birds between Aqaba and Wadi Rum 18.03.99

• Pipit rousseline Anthus campestris Tawny Pipit
1 ex. Aqaba 18.03.99

• Bergeronnette grise Motacilla alba Pied Wagtail
Present Wadi Rum 18.03.99

• Bulbul d'Arabie Pycnonotus xanthopygos Yellow-vented Bulbul
Present Wadi Rum 18.03.99

• Rougequeue noir Phoenicurus ochruros Black Redstart
2 males (race semirufus) Wadi Rum 18.03.99

• Rougequeue à front blanc Phoenicurus phoenicurus Redstart
1 male (race samamisicus) Wadi Rum 18.03.99

• Traquet à queue noire Cercomela melanura Blackstart
1 ex. Wadi Rum 18.03.99

• Traquet isabelle Oenanthe isabellina Isabelline Wheatear
1 ex. Wadi Rum 18.03.99

• Traquet motteux Oenanthe oenanthe Northern Wheatear
1 ex. Wadi Rum 18.03.99

• Traquet oreillard Oenanthe hispanica Black-eared Wheatear
2 m. and 1 fem. Wadi Rum 18.03.99

• Traquet deuil Oenanthe lugens Mourning Wheatear
1 m. Aqaba and 1 fem. Wadi Rum 18.03.99

• Traquet à capuchon Oenanthe monacha Hooded Wheatear
1 m. along Israël-Jordan border and 1 m. Wadi Rum 18.03.99

• Traquet à tête blanche Oenanthe leucopyga White-crowned Black Wheatear
A few ex. between Aqaba and Wadi Rum 18.03.99

• Traquet à queue rousse Oenanthe xanthoprymna Red-tailed Wheatear
1 m. (race xanthoprymna) Wadi Rum 18.03.99
Description : Size and structure of Black-eared Wheatear. Rump, undertail and
uppertail coverts rufous. Tail white with terminal inversed black ‘T’. Black throat.
Grey crown and back. Ill-defined whitish supercilium. Creamy-white underparts.

• Monticole de roche Monticola saxatilis Rock Thrush
1 m. and 1 fem. Wadi Rum 18.03.99

• Monticole bleu Monticola solitarius Blue Rock Thrush
1 m. between Aqaba and Wadi Rum, 1 pair and 1 m. Wadi Rum 18.03.99

• Fauvette babillarde Sylvia curruca Lesser Whitethroat
2-3 ex. Wadi Rum 18.03.99

• Pouillot véloce Phylloscopus collybita Chiffchaff
A few ex. Wadi Rum 18.03.99

• Corbeau familier Corvus splendens House Crow
A few birds Aqaba 18.03.99

• Corbeau brun Corvus ruficollis Brown-necked Crow
1 pair Wadi Rum 18.03.99

• Corbeau à queue courte Corvus rhipidurus Fan-tailed Crow
5 ex. Aqaba Mountains and 6 ex. between Aqaba and Wadi Rum 18.03.99

• Rufipenne de Tristram Onychognathus tristramii Tristram’s Grackle
At least 30 ex. Wadi Rum 18.03.99

• Moineau domestique Passer domesticus House Sparrow
Common Wadi Rum 18.03.99

• Serin syriaque Serinus syriacus Tristram’s Serin
1 pair Wadi Rum 18.03.99

• Roselin du Sinai Carpodacus sinoicus Sinai Rosefinch
At least 20 ex. Wadi Rum 18.03.99

Marc Duquet, David Ferrando, Jean-Yves Frémont, Alban Larousse.