After a slowish start at Abha dam on Thursday morning things got better and better as I went towards Tanomah with friend and fellow birder Mansur al Fahad. On Friday I birded alone on an Abha farm and this was very good too.
Red breasted wheatear inside Abha city
I have a large amount of information and photos to go through so this blog is just a short note with much fuller details and pictures to follow.
Arabian warbler on a farm
Seven birds were added to my Saudi list including red- breasted wheatear (shown above). The other six were an Afro-tropical summer breeder, a rare bird of prey, a newly acknowledged Arabian endemic, an Afro-tropical resident, a migrant warbler which skulks and another migrant which was the last species left on my Nemesis birds list.