Khovd, 28 NOV 2007 - A. Laurie & A. Braunlich
The temperature was about -18 deg C in the morning today. During lunch break - when it was a bit warmer - we visited a little stream (up to two metres wide) which doesn’t freeze over in winter. Along c.2 km the following birds were spotted:
White-throated Dipper. Photo © A. Braunlich
11 White-throated Dippers (4 white-bellied, 4 dark-bellied, 3 not seen well enough; local maximum for the last two years), 2 Water Pipits, 1 Masked Wagtail and 3 Northern Wheatears.
Northern Wheatear. Photo © A. Braunlich