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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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Butterfly on the Lantana

Butterfly on the Lantana

23 Mar, '0717 Comments

Butterfly on the Lantana, originally uploaded by Hananio. This is Hanan’s (my daughter) Friday Photograph contribution. Butterflies are all over the place at in Bahrain at the moment, I see them at the oddest places, but you will agree that this one is more of a typical location where you might find them. Hanan captured […]

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Flowering Bottlebrush

Flowering Bottlebrush

20 Mar, '0710 Comments

Flowering Bottlebrush, originally uploaded by malyousif. Our almost one year old Bottlebrush tree has flowered! This is the first I’ve seen on it and am quite happy that it has established itself and is now happy enough to grow in its patch. (this is in lieu of the missed Friday picture!)

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Rosa “Sultan”

Rosa “Sultan”

9 Mar, '0721 Comments

Rosa "Sultan", originally uploaded by malyousif. We locally call this the “Mohammedi Rose” in honour of the Prophet Mohammed. This is the “Sultan” variety that normally comes from Oman or Saudi. It is very similar to another cultivar “Rosa ‘Bahrain Rose’” but a little bigger and is “smellier!” It’s scent is gorgeous and if you […]

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Vlog 36: It’s Friday again!

3 Mar, '0711 Comments

You know me, it can’t be a Friday without me doing something, and this weekend once again I attacked another part of the garden. At the rate I’m going, I’ll have to buy the neighbour’s house and kick them out so that I have more garden space! Remember I went to the Bahrain International Garden […]

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