June 3, 2007

2 JUN 2007, Khovd - A. Braunlich

Black-eared Kites waiting for their share.
Photos © A. Braunlich

A Mongolian BBQ at the river near town attracted not only over 100 Black-eared Kites, but also another wing-tagged Mongolian Gull.

Mongolian Gull. Photo © A. Braunlich

Other noteworthy birds at the river included 2+26 Mongolian Finches. In the poplar plantations 2 White-crowned Penduline Tits and 1 Brown Shrike were seen. Last year’s only Brown Shrike in Khovd turned up on June, 6th.

Eurasian Hoopoe - a common breeder in Khovd.
Photo © A. Braunlich

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