Ringing birds in Bahrain

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Fortunately, there is not just torture, lethal tear gas, etc. etc. in Bahrain.

Common Redstart - male (left) & female (right), photo by Jem Babbington

From Birds of Saudi Arabia blog, with more photos there:

2 May 2012

Ringing at Al Ali Farm – Bahrain

We went ringing at Al Ali Farm in the afternoon last weekend. I had only been ringing at this site once before and it looks like a great site. There are plenty of tall trees, shrubs and open fields and a lot of birds where about. In the trees we set three nets hoping to catch Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin and Common Redstart which were seen in good numbers as we were setting up the nets. We also hoped we could catch a few Ortolan buntings in the grass field as Brendan and Nicole had caught 21 birds there the weekend before in one attempt. As it turned out most of the Ortolan Buntings…

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