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Sunday, September 25, 2011
The magic trees of fall
Pistachio and Turpentine trees (Pistacia palestina & P.terebinthus respectively) are one of the most important food sources for small passerines during autumn migration. It is the time when their fruits rippen, providing energy for long-distance travellers.
Sylvia warblers like this Blackcap are the most common visitors
Even Spotted Flycatchers visit these trees
Among the less common visitors, Red-breasted Flycatchers are regular