Tag: wildlife

Saabs – Bahrain’s ancient irrigation channels

2 Feb, '111 Comment

We have one old water overflow channel on the side of one of the palm groves near our home and our dog Phoebe and us get great pleasure walking by it and watching the little wildlife that manage to survive there. Guppies abound, and I’ve seen some village children have hunting for frogs and terrapins. […]

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Pigeon Chicks – Day 1

Pigeon Chicks – Day 1

15 Aug, '0612 Comments

Pigeon Chicks – Day 1, originally uploaded by malyousif. Independence Chicks! 😉 These are the second clutch of pigeons we have had hatching on our window sill upstairs. They hatched during the night, and their mother just went down to stretch and eat something, so I took the chance to take a picture of the […]

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Vlog #7: Essa Faraj, a man with a passion for conservation

24 Jun, '0527 Comments

I was intrigued to read about a conservation effort in Bahrain mounted by one man to rescue the dwindling population of indigenous Bahraini frogs and terrapins in Khaleej Times on June 21st. The intrigue was due to two factors: (1) it was reported in an Emirati paper rather than a Bahraini one, and (2) we […]

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