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ITS GREAT TO BE BACK IN SUNNY SPAIN AFTER A 4 MONTH BREAK. Clear blue sky, 20C and fantastic light. We sat lazily on our top terrace this afternoon, reading, drinking tea and watching vultures circle over the village. The drive from the airport yesterday produced sightings of Short-toed Eagle, Griffon Vultures and a few Crag Martins.

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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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