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The latest on birds and birdwatching

in the Sultanate of Oman

Bird Watching tour in Muscat


Now 531 species on the Oman Bird List

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Updated 11 November 2019

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Updated 14 October 2019*

* Recent uploads from Oman and Scandinavia:

Lesser Rhea      Black-throated Loon      Great Crested Grebe      Black-necked Grebe      Persian Shearwater      Great White Pelican      Great Cormorant      Grey Heron      Great Egret      Little Bittern      Western Reef Heron      Striated Heron      Eurasian Bittern      Mute Swan      Greylag Goose      Lesser White-fronted Goose      Brant Goose      Lesser Whistling Duck      Egyptian Goose
      Ruddy Shelduck      Eurasian Wigeon      Mallard      Garganey      Gadwall      Northern Shoveler      Blue-winged Teal      Tufted Duck      Common Pochard      Common Goldeneye      Greater Scaup      King Eider      Common Merganser      Smew      Griffon Vulture      Black-winged Kite      Red Kite      Montagu's Harrier      Hen Harrier      Northern Harrier      Eurasian Sparrowhawk      Broad-winged Hawk      Swainson's Hawk      Long-legged Buzzard      White-tailed Eagle      Bonelli's Eagle      Common Kestrel      Sooty Falcon      Barbary Falcon      Grey Francolin      Common Crane      Little Crake      Eurasian Coot      Pheasant-tailed Jacana      Crab-plover      Eurasian Oystercatcher      Pied Avocet      Collared Pratincole      Small Pratincole      Common Ringed Plover      Killdeer      Greater Sand Plover      Red-wattled Lapwing      Black-tailed Godwit      Whimbrel      Ruddy Turnstone      Red-necked Phalarope      Common Snipe      Red Knot      Temminck's Stint      Long-toed Stint      Rock Sandpiper      Ruff      Ruddy Turnstone      Spotted Redshank      Common Redshank      Common Greenshank      Greater Yellowlegs      Lesser Yellowlegs      Solitary Sandpiper      Terek Sandpiper      Arctic Skua      Common Gull      European Herring Gull      Great Black-backed Gull      Black-legged Kittiwake      Caspian Tern      Common Tern      Arctic Tern      Lesser Crested Tern      White-cheeked Tern      Bridled Tern      Whiskered Tern      Eurasian Scops Owl      Great Horned Owl      Little Swift      Common Kingfisher      Green Bee-eater      European Roller      Indian Roller      Eurasian Hoopoe      Downy Woodpecker      Great Spotted Woodpecker      Middle Spotted Woodpecker      Black Woodpecker      Desert Lark      Western Kingbird      Eurasian Skylark      Eastern Kingbird      Western Yellow Wagtail      Grey Wagtail      White Wagtail      Tawny Pipit      Meadow Pipit      Tree Pipit      White-throated Dipper      Dunnock      Bluethroat      European Robin      Common Redstart      Whinchat      Arabian Wheatear      Common Rock Thrush      Common Blackbird      Bearded Reedling      Sedge Warbler      Firecrest      Goldcrest      Icterine Warbler      Iberian Chiffchaff      Common Whitethroat      Eurasian Pied Flycatcher      Long-tailed Tit      Marsh Tit      Eurasian Blue Tit      Great Tit      Eurasian Nuthatch      Eurasian Treecreeper      Short-toed Treecreeper      Purple Sunbird      Yellowhammer      Corn Bunting      Vesper Sparrow      Wilson's Warbler      Common Chaffinch      Brambling      Common Redpoll      European Goldfinch      European Greenfinch      Eurasian Bullfinch      Hawfinch      Eurasian Siskin      Twite      Parrot Crossbill      Eurasian Tree Sparrow      Common Starling      Eurasian Magpie      Black-billed Magpie      Western Jackdaw     

      Banded Demoiselle      Beautiful Demoiselle      Black Percher      Slender Pintail      Bladetail      Seven-spot Ladybird      Peacock      Red Admiral      Painted Lady      Small Tortoiseshell      Large White      Small White      Common Brimstone      Speckled Wood      Meadow Brown      Orange Tip      Green Hairstreak      Scarce Copper      Small Copper      Ringlet      Holly Blue      Large Skipper      Striped Hawkmoth      Hummingbird Moth     

      Coyote      Common Raccoon      Arabian Camel      Wild Boar      Roe Deer      Mule Deer      White-tailed Dee      Pronghorn      American Bison      Black-tailed Prairie Dog      Richardson's Ground Squirrel      Least Chipmunk      Brown Hare     

      Carter's Semaphore Gecko     

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Last updated on 11 November 2019          Copyright 2000-2019  Hanne & Jens Eriksen