Bahrain bird ringing news

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This video says about itself:

Bahrain Desert Birds – BBC Planet Earth

In the Gulf on the coast of Bahrain, 100,000 Socotra cormorants are settling down to nest. In the intense heat, the only nutrition to be had comes from the wind blowing in from the ocean, making the barren wasteland a fertile place to raise their young.

Now, for some non-lethal news from Bahrain. Much better news than in my other blog post.

From Birds of Saudi Arabia blog (with photos there):

19 Jan 2014

A few re-traps – Alba Marsh (Bahrain)

An early morning visit to Alba Marsh saw us arrive well before first light to set up the nets. It was a very cold but windless day, with almost perfect conditions for catching birds. We never catch very many birds in Bahrain and I am very envious of the numbers caught and ringed in a day…

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