Journal für Ornithologie

, Volume 136, Issue 2, pp 127–147 | Cite as

A review of bird migration over Israel

  • Ron Frumkin
  • Berry Pinshow
  • Shani Kleinhaus


The sheer number of migrating birds that pass over Israel give the country a unique situation in the study of the phenomenon, which was, not surprisingly, noticed even in biblical times. This paper is a review of current knowledge of bird migration in Israel. It includes a brief summary of migration in the Mediterranean basin and the Middle East and new information from an extensive migration survey done in the northern Arava Valley and Negev Highlands.


Current Knowledge Animal Ecology Mediterranean Basin Arava Bird Migration 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ron Frumkin
    • 1
    • 2
  • Berry Pinshow
    • 2
  • Shani Kleinhaus
    • 2
  1. 1.Mevasseret-ZionIsrael
  2. 2.Mitrani Center for Desert Ecology, Jacob Blaustein Institute for Desert ResearchBen-Gurion University of the NegevIsrael

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