Qatar Natural History Group

People, Nature, Culture

March Ramble #2:  

Saturday 10th and Saturday 25th of March 2018

Summary: 

The spring bird migration is underway. Millions of birds will be flying north for the summer. Join Richard Angwin on a morning trip around Arikhiya Farm and the adjoining freshwater lagoons to try and find some of the 212 species of bird that have been identified here at one time or another. We should see 50 species in total.

 MEMBERS ONLY  - Full meeting details will be sent to those signing up.

Gathering time and place:

An early start, with a rendezvous at the nearby Woqod Filling Station at 06:15am before travelling together to Arikhiya Farm. Expect to finish around midday.  There are toilets and a shop at the Woqod.

Availability: Access to this working farm is very restricted. A maximum of 14 people can be accommodated on each trip.

How to register:

Members only, with strict priority being given to those signing up at the next meeting on Wednesday 7th March. For more information, send an email to Richard Angwin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Trip Leader/Coordinator: Richard Angwin Mobile: 55250854

What to Bring:

Water, snacks, sunscreen, camera and binoculars. You will need a long lens or a good zoom on any camera. Club and personal binoculars will be available but if you have any, please bring your own

 

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