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Some great sightings as we move further north, unfortunately the end of the trip is in sight! CRAB PLOVER still missing from the list but we did find Lesser Whistling Duck - only the fourth record for Oman of this rare species!

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Our second day in Northern Oman, we travelled northward along the coast towards UAE. Many great birding sites are to be found in this green coastal belt.

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Day 1 of this 10-day trip found us in the capital of Oman, Muscat. A very busy, vibrant city on the northern coastline with some surprisingly good birding locations hidden in the urban sprawl.

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It rained a lot during our last full day in Singapore, it was raining early in the morning then it stopped when we got up and came down with a vengeance later in the afternoon. It spoilt our plans a little, but we enjoyed a lovely walk around the Bay, we took a boat trip up the river and toured the huge shopping complex found beneath the Casino/Hotel (the one with a ship on its roof!) We also visited the Science/Arts centre to see a photographic exhibition.

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