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Oman 26 Nov – 8 Dec 2008

A Joerl Travels trip

Degree of difficulty (2 out of 4 on the Turkey scale). A rather laid back desert trip.


Artlista över Oman  Bird list (BirdLife Avibase)

Wikipedia; List of Birds of Oman

BIRDS OMAN (Hanne & Jens Eriksen):   web site    latest highlights    Grey Hypocolius

Avifauna reserapport Oman 4-19 november 2005

Kommande resa: 15-22 okt 2009 (AviFauna med Olle Holst). Dag-för-dag-schema.

Several trip reports 2001-2006 and recommended books

Birdquest Oct-Nov 2009 trip description

Surfbird; Personal lists.


6-dygnsprognos för Muscat (DMI).

Weather forecast for Salalah (Yahoo).

Lonely Planet. Oman info

The World Factbook (CIA)

Wikipedia info; English    På svenska

Reportage i tidningen Vagabond nr 9/2006.

Hotel booking

Oman Mobile roaming map

Valutaväxlare Oanda

Kropla electric plugs world guide


Bird books

Porter, R. F., Christensen, S. & Schiermacker-Hansen, P. Field Guide to the Birds of the Middle East. Christopher Helm, reprint 2008.

Sargeant, D. E., Eriksen, H. & Eriksen, J. Birdwatching guide to Oman, 2nd Edition. Al Roya Publishing, March 2008. (updates)

Eriksen, J., Sargeant, D. E. & Victor, R. Oman Bird List, Edition 6. Centre for Environmental Studies and Research. Sultan Qaboos University, 2003. (updates)

Svensson, Lars. Identification Guide to European Passerines. 4th ed, 1992. Stockholm.

Mullarney, K. et al. Fågelguiden. Bonniers, 1999.

del Hoyo, J. et al. Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 1-13. Lynx Edicions, 1992-2008.

Clements, J. F. The Clements Checklist of the Birds of the World. Sixth edition. Christopher Helm, 2007.

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