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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Map of Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Sign Watch out for camels Camel Truck
Gray Heron (Ardea cinerea) Indian Roller (Coracias benghalensis) Green Bee-eater (Merops orientalis) Desert Lark (Ammomanes deserti) Humes Wheatear (Oenanthe albonigra) Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros) - Male
White-spectacled Bulbul (Pycnonotus xanthopygos) Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros) - Female Crested Lark (Galerida cristata) Sand Partridge (Ammoperdix heyi) Brown-necked Raven (Corvus ruficollis) Persian Wheatear (Oenanthe chrysopygia)
White-eared Bulbul (Pycnonotus leucotis) Arabian Babbler (Turdoides squamiceps) Humes Wheatear (Oenanthe albonigra) Desert Wheatear (Oenanthe deserti)

This town in the desert is known for its ancient oasis civilization.


Uganda and stops between

1/15/2017: We took the rental car out to the desert next. An impressive amount of power lines about.


Previous Visit (Umm Al Quwain: 1/15/2017)
Next Visit (Jones Beach: 1/17/2017)

Species Recorded (35)

Birds ( 34 )

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Gray Heron - Ardea cinerea
Indian Pond-Heron - Ardeola grayii
Cattle Egret - Bubulcus ibis

Ibises and Spoonbills ( Threskiornithidae )
Sacred Ibis - Threskiornis aethiopicus

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Northern Shoveler - Spatula clypeata

Grouse, Turkeys, and Allies ( Phasianidae )
Sand Partridge - Ammoperdix heyi
Gray Francolin - Francolinus pondicerianus

Plovers ( Charadriidae )
Red-wattled Lapwing - Vanellus indicus
Spur-winged Lapwing - Vanellus spinosus

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Rock Pigeon - Columba livia
Eurasian Collared-Dove - Streptopelia decaocto
Laughing Dove - Streptopelia senegalensis

Sunbirds ( Nectariniidae )
Purple Sunbird - Cinnyris asiaticus

Bee-eaters ( Meropidae )
Green Bee-eater - Merops orientalis

Rollers ( Coraciidae )
Indian Roller - Coracias benghalensis

Hoopoes ( Upupidae )
Eurasian Hoopoe - Upupa epops

Larks ( Alaudidae )
Desert Lark - Ammomanes deserti
Crested Lark - Galerida cristata

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Rock Martin - Ptyonoprogne fuligula

Bulbuls ( Pycnonotidae )
White-eared Bulbul - Pycnonotus leucotis
White-spectacled Bulbul - Pycnonotus xanthopygos

Prinias and Apalis ( Cisticolidae )
Graceful Prinia - Prinia gracilis

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
Brown-necked Raven - Corvus ruficollis

Old World Warblers and Gnatcatchers ( Sylviidae )
Arabian Babbler - Turdoides squamiceps

Thrushes and Allies ( Turdidae )
Blue Rock-Thrush - Monticola solitarius
Hume's Wheatear - Oenanthe albonigra
Persian Wheatear - Oenanthe chrysopygia
Desert Wheatear - Oenanthe deserti
Black Redstart - Phoenicurus ochruros

Wagtails and Pipits ( Motacillidae )
White Wagtail - Motacilla alba

Shrikes ( Laniidae )
Southern Gray Shrike - Lanius meridionalis

Starlings and Mynas ( Sturnidae )
Common Myna - Acridotheres tristis

Old World Sparrows ( Passeridae )
Indian Silverbill - Euodice malabarica
House Sparrow - Passer domesticus




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