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Jordan Trip Report
14 April 2000

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)

• Busard des roseaux Circus aeruginosus Marsh Harrier
1 ex. Wadi Rum 14.04.00

• Busard cendré Circus pygargus Montagu’s Harrier
2 ex. Wadi Rum 14.04.00

• Buse féroce Buteo rufinus Long-legged Buzzard
5 ex. Wadi Rum 14.04.00

• Faucon crécerellette Falco naumanni Lesser Kestrel
1-2 males Wadi Rum 14.04.00

• Faucon crécerelle Falco tinnunculus Kestrel
1 ex. between Aqaba & Wadi Rum 14.04.00

• Faucon de Barbarie Falco pelegrinoides Barbary Falcon
1 ex. Wadi Rum 14.04.00

• Huppe fasciée Upupa epops Hoopoe
2 ex. Wadi Rum 14.04.00

• Ammomane isabelline Ammomanes deserti Desert Lark
2 ex. Wadi Rum 14.04.00

• Hirondelle isabelline Ptyonoprogne fuligula Rock Martin
6 ex. Wadi Rum 14.04.00

• Hirondelle rousseline Hirundo daurica Red-rumped Swallow
1 ex. Wadi Rum 14.04.00

• Pipit des arbres Anthus trivialis Tree Pipit
2 ex. Wadi Rum 14.04.00

• Bergeronnette printanière Motacilla flava Yellow Wagtail
10 ex. migrating Wadi Rum 14.04.00

• Rougequeue à front blanc Phoenicurus phoenicurus Redstart
4 males (nominate race) & 1 female Wadi Rum 14.04.00

• Traquet à queue noire Cercomela melanura Blackstart
2 ex. Wadi Rum 14.04.00

• Traquet isabelle Oenanthe isabellina Isabelline Wheatear
1 female Wadi Rum 14.04.00

• Traquet motteux Oenanthe oenanthe Northern Wheatear
3 ex. Wadi Rum 14.04.00

• Traquet pie Oenanthe pleschanka Pied Wheatear
1 female Wadi Rum 14.04.00
(Unfortunately no description available…)

• Traquet oreillard Oenanthe hispanica Black-eared Wheatear
1 ad. male & 1 first-summer male Wadi Rum 14.04.00

• Traquet à tête blanche Oenanthe leucopyga White-crowned Black Wheatear
2-3 ex. between Aqaba & Wadi Rum & 3-4 ex. Wadi Rum 14.04.00

• Monticole de roche Monticola saxatilis Rock Thrush
2 males Wadi Rum 14.04.00

• Pie-grièche masquée Lanius nubicus Masked Shrike
1 female between Wadi Rum & Aqaba 14.04.00

• Corbeau brun Corvus ruficollis Brown-necked Crow
15 ex. Wadi Rum 14.04.00

• Corbeau à queue courte Corvus rhipidurus Fan-tailed Crow
10 ex. between Aqaba and Wadi Rum & 1 ex. Wadi Rum 14.04.00 ;

• Rufipenne de Tristram Onychognathus tristramii Tristram’s Grackle
at least 10 ex. Wadi Rum 14.04.00

• Moineau domestique Passer domesticus House Sparrow
Common Wadi Rum 14.04.00

• Moineau espagnol Passer hispaniolensis Spanish Sparrow
3 females Wadi Rum 14.04.00

• Roselin githagine Rhodopechys githaginea Trumpeter Finch
3 ex. Wadi Rum 14.04.00

• Roselin du Sinai Carpodacus sinoicus Sinai Rosefinch
6 males & 5 females Wadi Rum 14.04.00

• Bruant ortolan Emberiza hortulana Ortolan Bunting
5 ex. Wadi Rum 14.04.00

Marc Duquet, Olivier Benoist, Gilbert Blaising, Guy Flohart, Jean-Louis Grangé, Nicole & Gilles Saulas, Alain Willer