Arabian Leopard in Dhofar

The advancing monsoon was descending on Salalah as I spent time there with Hadi Al Hikmani whose passion and work is with Arabian Leopard. His family keep an extraordinary number of goats below the mountains and they are a potential prey  of the Leopard.

Hadi checking scat
Hadi checking scat

During a six-hour trek through the mountain’s of Dhofar Hadi expertly Continue reading “Arabian Leopard in Dhofar”

Salalah to Muscat

Driving back from Salalah to Muscat along the main road is usually a tedious journey; this time it was quite eventful. The static on the radio announced the storm well before it appeared.

Broken Electricity Poles near Nizwa
Broken Electricity Poles near Nizwa

Ferocious winds and heavy rain swept over the landscape near Nizwa and snapped Continue reading “Salalah to Muscat”

Dhofar Oman

Driving south to Salalah from Muscat I enjoyed seeing some of Oman’s summer bird migrants on the coast.

Bruces Green Pigeon Salalah
Bruces Green Pigeon Salalah

Several pairs of Red Billed Tropic Birds and a flock of Continue reading “Dhofar Oman”