I have not been out birding for a while as I had been travelling, so I was keen to get out and about again
An obliging Juvenile Cream-coloured Courser. Another first for me in Qatar, bringing my total up to 182 species
Here a Greater Hoopoe-Lark perches on top of a bush with its wings spread to catch the breeze in an effort to cool off
A male Namaqua Dove showing off lovely colouring
Here a confiding Juvenile Grey Francolin pauses to allow me to take an image as it crosses the road
An Indian Silverbill silhouetted nicely against the backdrop of dry grass
A single Green Sandpiper. An early migrant?
Other Species included: Black-winged Stilt, both adult and juvenile birds, Common Quail, Crested Larks everywhere, Red-winged Lapwings, and two other early migrants in the form of a single Eurasian Hoopoe and a Barn Swallow