Birds, a Mouse, a Crab, a Goat, and a Camel from Israel

 HCH 7 / November 2015

Birds, a Mouse, a Crab, a Goat, and a Camel from Israel, by David Yifrach

Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita) looking for aphids on an Alisma Lanceolatum, Judean Hills, Israel

Common Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus), Judean Hills, Israel

Lesser Kestrels (Falco naumanni) mating in the Musrara neighborhood of Jerusalem, Israel

Golden Spiny Mouse (Acomys russatus), River Salvadora, Judean Desert, Israel

European Robin (Erithacus rubecula), Judean Hills, Israel

House Sparrow (1)

House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) eating seeds in the snow, Judean Hills, Israel

Grey Wagtail (Motacilla cinerea), Judean Hills, Israel

Graceful Prinia (Prinia gracilis), Gad Hills, Lachish, Israel

The Nubian ibex (Capra nubiana) kid suckling from his mother on a cliff, Bokek River, Judean Desert, Israel

Palestine Sunbird (Nectarinia osea) with a Nicotiana Glanca flower caught in its beak, Prat River, Judean Desert, Israel

Spectacled Bulbul (1)

Spectacled Bulbul (Pycnonotus erythropthalmos), Jerusalem, Israel

Crab (Potamon potamios), Judean Hills, Israel

Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis) on a camel’s head (Camelus dromedarius), Almog, Judean Desert, Israel

Sinai Rosefinch (Carpodacus synoicus), River Salvadora, Judean Desert, Israel

Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata) on the fence of a pomegranate orchard, Kalya, Judean Desert, Israel

Mountain Bunting (Emberiza striolata) fighting for seeds of Phragmites Australis, Og River, Judean Desert, Israel

 Photos & text by David Yifrach, Jerusalem, 2015