Masirah Island

a short hop from the mainland

We drove onto Masirah Island in total darkness after a ferry trip and arrived into the hotel in time for dinner. The next morning the 60kilometer length of the island would be ours. Rock pools at low tide revealed frightened fish, while the sands occasionally showed elegant Cowrie shells and beyond the sands of the aptly named White Beach provide a place to swim off.

White Beach Masirah
White Beach Masirah

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Egyptian Vultures on Masirah Island a talk by Ivaylo Angelov

One of the larger birds in Oman is the Egyptian Vultures. They are also very dramatic with the adults black and white plumage. The ESO is supporting Ivaylo Angelov in a survey of the birds on Masirah Island.

Ivaylo Angelov talking about Egyptian Vultures on Masirah Island
Ivaylo Angelov talking about Egyptian Vultures on Masirah Island

He explained Continue reading “Egyptian Vultures on Masirah Island a talk by Ivaylo Angelov”