Sandgrouse

Sandgrouse is published by OSME. Scans of vols 1–33 plus the three supplements are on the Biodiversity Heritage Library website www.biodiversitylibrary.org as is the entire OSME Bulletin (search Bulletin/Ornithological…).

  • Index by bird species - arranged in taxonomic order
  • Index by authors - arranged alphabetically by surnames
  • Index by location - arranged alphabetically by countries/regions
  • Index by volumes - arranged in chronological order

The current issue of Sandgrouse is volume 39 (1) Spring 2017

Sandgrouse Cover 39 (1)

Cover photo: Singing Bush Lark Mirafra cantillans, Salalah, Oman, 2 May 2013. © Hanne & Jens Eriksen

2 Understanding hunters’ habits and motivations for shooting raptors in the Batumi raptor-migration bottleneck, southwest Georgia.
  Anna Sandor, Johannes Jansen & Wouter M Vansteelant
16 First record of nominate Common Buzzard Buteo b. buteo for Jordan.
  Fares Khoury & Roberto Massis
18 Another inland Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis record for western Iran.
  Jafar Gholami, Ali Turk Qashqaei, Elham Sharifi & Saeid Gholami
20 The first Asian Dowitcher Limnodromus semipalmatus for Oman.
  Jens Eriksen, Hanne Eriksen, Manal Al-Kindy & Jeff Hayes
23 Recent records of Hypocolius Hypocolius ampelinus further north in Iran and an apparent breeding colony in Tehran province.
  Mohammad Tohidifar & Abolghasem Khaleghiza
26 Evidence of Eurasian Stone Curlew Burhinus oedicnemus breeding in Lebanon.
  Ghassan Ramadan-Jaradi, Fouad Itani & Assad Serhal
30 Movements of Lesser Crested Thalasseus bengalensis and Bridled Terns Onychoprion anaethetus bred in the Arabian gulf, based on ringing recoveries.
  Brendan Kavanagh, Jem Babbington & Nicole Proven
39 High day count of migrating Steppe Eagles Aquila nipalensis in Suez, Egypt, March 1985.
  K Steiof, A Bräunlich, C Handke, O Jahn & W Schreck
42 Recent records and indications of breeding of Black-shouldered Kites Elanus caeruleus in Jordan.
  Fares Khoury, Roberto Massis & Gerd Wichmann
45 A breeding record of Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus at a Caspian coastal area, Iran.
  Abbas Ashoori & Hitoshi Watanabe
48 Further breeding records of Black Stork Ciconia nigra in Iran.
  Ali Turk Qashqaei & 15 others
53 On the diet of Little Owl Athene noctua from Al Reem biosphere reserve in Qatar, with the first record of Pygmy Gerbil Gerbillus henleyi for Qatar.
  Mohammad A Abu Baker & Nobuyuki Yamaguchi
61 Spring migration of soaring birds over the highlands of southwest Jordan: flight patterns and possible implications for wind farm developments.
  Fares Khoury
68 Breeding range extension of Desert Lark Ammomanes deserti in Uzbekistan.
  David A Showler
69 First Scrub Warbler Scotocerca inquieta record and first breeding observations of Desert Finch Rhodospiza obsoleta, for Iraq.
  Korsh Ararat & Mariwan Rahim
72 Review of the status of Spectacled Warbler Sylvia conspicillata in Cyprus, and evidence of its dispersal and migration.
  Colin Richardson
77 Photospot: Singing Bush Lark Mirafra cantillans.
  Hanne & Jens Erikse
81 From the Rarities Committees.
  Ian Harrison (compiler)
88 Corrigendum.
   
89 Letter to the Editor.
   
90 Obituary: Luc Hoffmann.
   
91 Letter from the Chairman: OSME in 2016.
   
93 Around the Region.
  Ian Harrison (compiler)