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 38 (2) Autumn 2016

Sandgrouse Cover 38 (2)

Cover photo: Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus calidus, Hama'Apil, Israel, 11th November 2011. © Amir Ben Dov

146 Update on the status and occurrence of Arabian Magpie Pica pica asirensis in Saudi Arabia. 
  Jem Babbington
152 First record of Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis in the United Arab Emirates.
 

Oscar Campbell, Mark Smiles & Simon Lloyd

156 First breeding record of Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus and apparent breeding of White-crowned Wheatear Oenanthe leucopyga, for Iraq.
  Laith Ali Al-Obeidi
160 Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio: further evidence of occurrence in Afghanistan.
  Mark Mallalieu & Richard Seargent
161 First documented record of White-crowned Wheatear Oenanthe leucopyga in Syria and records there of Desert Lark Ammomanes deserti annae and Basalt Wheatear Oenanthe lugens warriae, all 2009
  Nicolas Martinez, Adeeb Al-Assad, Daniel Matti, Tobias Roth, Doris Stalling & Thomas Stalling
165 Historical example of egg-collection by man of Bar-headed Goose Anser indicus eggs on lake Karakul, former Tajik Soviet Socialist Republic.
  Rolf Nessing
169 The Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas of the Socotra archipelago, Yemen.
 

RF Porter & Ahmed Saeed Suleiman

192 Six interesting bird records including two new species, Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus and White-crowned Wheatear Oenanthe leucopyga, for Lebanon. 
 

Ghassan Ramadan-Jaradi & Fouad Itani

197 Common Koel Eudynamys scolopaceus new for Turkmenistan.
  Eldar A Rustamov, Shaniyaz Menliev & Evgeniy Agryzkov
199 First record of Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus for Azerbaijan.
 

Ivan Sjögren

201 Large-billed Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus magnirostris in the United Arab Emirates—first record for Arabia.
  Mark Smiles
205 Unusual breeding site for Brown-necked Ravens Corvus ruficollis, Luxor, Egypt.
  Uffe Gjøl Sørensen
207 Ashy Drongo Dicrurus leucophaeus recorded in Oman.
  Per Øystein Klunderud, Magnus Ullman & Thor Østbye
211 Olive-backed Pipits Anthus hodgsoni in Hormozgan, south Iran, January 2016.
  Magnus Ullman & Mattias Ullman
214 From the Rarities Committees. 
  Ian Harrison & Chris Lamsdell (compilers)
223 Corrigenda
   
224 Around the Region.
  Ian Harrison & Chris Lamsdell (compilers)