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Birds of Bahrain
Tom Nightingale

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Birds of Bahrain
Tom Nightingale and Mike Hill.

Published 1993 by Immel Pub. in London .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Machine generated contents note: FOREWORD 9 Chapter Four
SOME ORNITHOLOGISTS OF MORE RECENT TIMES 50
PREFACE 11 The Gulf Bird-watchers 1969-1971 50
Trevor Hallam and The Bahrain Natural History Society 53
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 12
Chapter Five
PLACE NAMES 13 MIGRATION 55
Summer and Winter Visitors 59
Chapter One Rare Wintering Birds 59
INTRODUCING BAHRAIN 15 Vagrants 61
Geographical and Physical 16 Wintering and Non-breeding Shorebirds 61
Climate 16 Unusual Summering Birds 61
Vegetation 19 Local Movement and Post-breeding Dispersal 62
Ringing Returns 62
Chapter Two
BAHRAIN AND SOME ASPECTS OF ITS WILDLIFE 20 Chapter Six
Northern Bahrain 20 WATCHING BIRDS 63
Central Bahrain 25 ASRY Causeway 65
Southern Bahrain 31 Tubli Bay 66
The Other La rger Islands 33 The Sanad Mangrove Swamp 67
The Hawar Islands 35 Dumistan Pools 68
Marine and Coastal Environment 39 The Racecourse at Sakhir 70
Oil Pollution 43 The Groves at Sakhir 71
TheJabal 72
Chapter Three The UBF Stream 73
ORNITHOLOGISTS OF EARLIER DAYS IN BAHRAN 45 Desert Areas 74
Colonel Robert Cheesman 45 Other Sites 75
Sidney Dillon Ripley 47 Offshore Sightings 76
Colonel Richard Meinertzhagen 48 Shooting, Trapping and Egg Collection 76
Chapter Seven Chapter Ten
A CONTRAST IN HABITAT 78 SYSTEMATIC LIST OF THE BIRDS OF BAHRAIN 165
A Desert Backslope 78 Appendix One: Probable Occurrences 267
A Date Garden 81 Appendix Two: Rejected Species 269
Appendix Three: Species in the Collection of Al-Areen
Chapter Eight Wildlife Park 270
BIRDS THROUGH THE YEAR 85 The Observers 271
January 86
Febru ary 89 GLOSSARY 272
March 93 Bird Topography 274
April 97
May 102 BIBLIOGRAPHY 275
June 104
July 106 INDEX OF ENGLISH NAMES 278
August 108
September 112 INDEX OF LATIN NAMES 281
October 115
November 122
December 127
Chapter Nine
THE BREEDING BIRDS OF BAHRAIN 134
Known Breeding Species 135
Potential Breeding Species 161
Introduced Breeding Birds 161
Escaped Species that Might Be Found to Breed 164.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-277) and indexes.
"Presented to the Library of Congress on the occasion of its Bicentennial by the Embassy of Bahrain."

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Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
598/.095365
Library of Congress
QL691 .B34 N54 1993

The Physical Object

Pagination
283 p. :
Number of pages
283

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3542900M
ISBN 10
0907151795
LC Control Number
2001524163
Goodreads
3781646

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