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It feels like spring….

10,000 Birds

It’s actually found in a wadi in the United Arab Emirates, in the mountains between Dubai and the Gulf of Oman. Do try and get it right) is found from the Canary Islands to India; in the Middle East it is found in oases and dry barely vegetated wadis like the one I saw them in, in the drier areas of Syria, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, UAE and Iran. The species used to be lumped with the commensal House Bunting, but the two are now treated as separate species.

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26 Hours in Dubai

10,000 Birds

The location was a good spot to see Arabian Oryx, a species I hoped to see but didn’t. From Quarm we turned east to the mountains that stood between us and the Gulf of Oman. Following on from my recent description of a brief visit to Kuala Lumpur , my return trip from Britain gave me 26hours in Dubai. It was actually a moment’s impulse. The travel agent mentioned I had a 2 hour layover in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates. I was flying Emirates and that was the hub.

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26 Hours in Dubai

10,000 Birds

The location was a good spot to see Arabian Oryx, a species I hoped to see but didn’t. From Quarm we turned east to the mountains that stood between us and the Gulf of Oman. Following on from my recent description of a brief visit to Kuala Lumpur , my return trip from Britain gave me 26 hours in Dubai. It was actually a moment’s impulse. The travel agent mentioned I had a 2 hour layover in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates. I was flying Emirates and that was the hub.