Black Baza 3
Oriental Honey Buzzard 22
Eastern Marsh Harrier 2 adult males
Chinese Spaarowhawk flock of 19
Japanese Sparrowhawk 6
Local raptors included several Shikra, 3 (2 adults, 1 immature) Bhraminy Kite and the first returning Common Kestrel of the winter, which completed a respectable list of raptors for an inland non mountainous site.
Good numbers of Oriental Pratincoles were moving in all directions it was impossible to know how many birds were seen but it was probably around 150-200. Several small groups of Blue-tailed Bee-eaters headed south and several hundred Swallows fed over the house. In nearby scrub there were single Asian Brown Flycatcher, Brown Shrike and an Arctic Warbler.