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Birding Trip (Fish Pond, Sandspit, Karachi)

 By BCP member Ahmer Ali Rizvi

Hi Friends,

Hope you all will be doing well.

This is to let you know that Migratory Birds have started arriving in Pakistan and are congregating in coastal areas of Sindh and Balochistan. I visited my favorite bird watching spot (a slat pan adjacent to Mangrove Forest at Sandspit) on Sept 1.

Trip Report

Birds                                                   Count

Flamingoes (Greater and Lesser)               371

Avocets                                               109

Black Tailed Godwits                               057

Bar Tailed Godwits                                 019

Eurasian Curlew                                     011

Whimbrel                                              007

Black Winged Stilts                                048

Grey Herons                                          021

Reef Herons                                          091

Dunlin                                                  088

Gulls (mixed)                                         201

Terns (mixed)                                       063

Green Shanks                                        023

 

Enjoy Birdwatching,

Regards,

Ahmer Ali Rizvi

 

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