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The Birds

The Birds

10 Jul, '0728 Comments

It’s like 1963 all over again! Read this: A Bahraini man has been badly injured in an attack by crows, which swooped on him outside his home. Hassan Isa Buhasan, aged 30, was still being treated for a severe eye injury at the BDF Hospital yesterday. He was leaving the family home in Sadad, Sitra […]

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Bulbul in the palm

Bulbul in the palm

8 Jun, '079 Comments

Bulbul in the palm, originally uploaded by malyousif. This guy is nesting in one of our ficus shrubs; its nest is intricately woven between stalks, padded on the outside with tissues and has 3 speckled eggs in it. I think this is the first White-cheeked Bulbul pair who nested in our garden and actually produced […]

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The Filbert Dilemma

The Filbert Dilemma

25 Apr, '0714 Comments

Filbert has been calling for his parents, especially as he sometimes hears them outside and sees them sometimes in the poinciana or the palm tree just outside the window. Frances and I were heartbroken, so we decided to try something this morning and that is to take him out to the garden and see what […]

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Filbert!

Filbert!

21 Apr, '0726 Comments

Filbert!, originally uploaded by malyousif. I saw a commotion through my study window and stood up to investigate. It was two mynah birds attacking something and two parakeets attacking the mynahs and in the middle of this mêlée was a little parakeet which was obviously the centre of attention! The mynahs were intent on killing […]

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White Cheeked Bulbul

White Cheeked Bulbul

30 Mar, '0710 Comments

White Cheeked Bulbul, originally uploaded by malyousif. The bulbul is disappearing fast from Bahrain due to not only the disappearance of its natural habitat, the palm groves, but the encroachment of new predators like the crow as well as it being sought as a song bird. The environmental agencies in Bahrain are trying to eradicate […]

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