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
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Abstract

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.

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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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