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Sunday, 25 November 2012

Ethiopia 15/11/12

The day was spent at 13,000 feet on the Bale Mountains Plateau, but on the north and south slopes some good birding was had. On the plateau the weather was fortunately good, with some clear spells, but in the afternoon it rained, so we headed back to the Goba Hotel.

Bale Mountains NP north slope
Chestnut-naped Francolin - 10
Cinnamon Bracken Warbler - 6
Tawny-flanked Prinia - 2
Lammergier - 3
Rouget's Rail - 4
Ethiopian Cisticola - 3

Bale Mountains NP plateau
Spot-breasted Plover - 28
Moorland Francolin - 2
Wattled Crane - 2
Blue-winged Geese - 4
Black-headed Siskin - 300+
Cape Eagle Owl - 1
Steppe Eagle - 2
Lesser Spotted Eagle - 2
Golden Eagle - 4
Ethiopian Wolf - 2

Bale Mountains NP south slope
Bale (Brown) Parisoma - 1
White-backed Black Tit - 4
Black Sparrowhawk - 1

 Black-winged Lovebird - ENDEMIC
 Ethiopian Cisticola - ENDEMIC
 Abyssinian Longclaw - ENDEMIC
 Chestnut-naped Francolin - ENDEMIC
 Spot-breasted Plover - ENDEMIC
 Black-headed Siskin - ENDEMIC
 Blue-winged Geese - ENDEMIC
 Steppe Eagle
 Rouget's Rail - ENDEMIC
Ethiopian Wolf - ENDEMIC

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