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June 2009

Tomer Landsberger

Below is a summary featuring the most interesting observations from this month, based on reports from the ISRABIRDNET mailing list and other sources.
Sooty Shearwater (Puffinus griseus): 1 off mediterranean shore, 08/Jun (A. Cohen).

Cory's Shearwater (Calonectris diomedea): ~20 off mediterranean shore, 08/Jun (A. Cohen).

Mute Swan (Cygnus olor): 1 still present at Nahsholim fishponds, 24/Jun (S. Agmon), raising the possibility of being an escape.

Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea): 1 at Ma'agan Michael, 09/Jun (S. Agmon).

Sabine's Gull (Larus sabini): The bird found on April is still present at Ma'agan Michael fishponds (L. Kislev, S. Agmon).

 Sabine's Gull (Larus sabini) 
Sabine's Gull Larus sabini

Pomarine Skua (Stercorarius pomarinus): 1 off mediterranean shore, 08/Jun (A. Cohen).

Red-necked Phalarope
(Phalaropus lobatus) Ma'agan Michael, Oct.05

(Serinus serinus) Hula, Feb.05

Crowned Sandgrouse
(Pterocles coronatus) Nizzana, Oct.05
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