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Lilith Owls On My Last Visit to Irakaya Farm

Lilith Owls On My Last Visit to Irakaya Farm

Adam
On 29/10/2020

Today was my last trip to the Farm. I've been coming here, off and on, for months and I'm so glad I discovered it. The variety and number of birds here is unlike anything anywhere

Creatures of the Desert Lagoon

Creatures of the Desert Lagoon

Adam
On 18/10/2020

I've been coming to Karaana Lagoons for as while now, and I travelled to Karaana Lagoons today to see how the site has developed over the summer. It remains a perplexing location. Several kilometres west

Qatar’s Secret Garden

Qatar’s Secret Garden

Adam
On 08/10/2020

I've been a frequent visitor to Irakaya Farm for many months now. In his post I would like to dwell on its significance to the expatriate birder, and on its importance to Qatar as a

What! Ospreys In The Desert?

What! Ospreys In The Desert?

Adam
On 29/09/2020

It doesn’t seem possible, but there are in fact, ospreys in the desert! Read on to find out what’s going on.

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