Birds of prey Publications



Islam, M. Z. & Ismael, K. 2014. Egyptian Vultures in the Farasan Islands, Saudi Arabia. Phoenix, 30 (2104): 10.


Ismael, K. & Islam, M. Z. 2014. Desert Eagle-Owl breeding in Mahazat as-Sayd Protected Area, central Saudi Arabia. Phoenix, 30 (2104): 12.


Shobrak, M. (2011). Changes in the number of breeding pairs, nest distribution and nesting trees used by the lappet-faced vulture Torgos tracheliotus in the Mahazat as-Sayd Protected Area, Saudi Arabia. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society, 108(2), 114-119.

Islam, M. Z., Basheer, M., & Shobrak, M. (2007). Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus) in the Mahazat as-Sayd Protected Area in west-central Saudi Arabia. Vulture News 57, 76.


Shobrak, M. 2003. Status of vultures in Saudi Arabia. Vulture News, 48 (March 2003), 20-23.


Meyburg, B.-U., Paillat, P., & Meyburg, C. 2003. Migration routes of steppe eagles between Asia and Africa: a study by means of satellite telemetry. The Condor, 105, 219-227.


Ostrowski, S., & Shobrak, M. 2002. Poisoning by acetylcholinesterase inhibiting pesticides in free-ranging raptors: a case reported from Saudi Arabia. Falco, 20, 8-9.


Shobrak, M. 2001. Posturing behaviour of the lappet-faced vulture Torgos tracheliotus chicks on the nest plays a role in protecting them from high ambient temperatures. Asian Raptors Bulletin, 2, 7-9.


Ostrowski, S., & Shobrak, M. 2001. Pesticide poisoning in a free-ranging lappet-faced vulture (Torgos tracheliotus). The Veterinary Record, 149(13), 396-397.


Ostrowski, S., Fromont, E., & Meyburg, B.-U. 2001. A capture technique for wintering and migrating steppe eagles in southwestern Saudi Arabia. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 29(1), 265-268.


Welch, G., & Welch, H. 1998. Raptor migration Bab al Mandab, Yemen, Spring 1998. The Phoenix, 15, 11-12.


Fisher, P. R., & Tatwany, H. M. A. 1997. Prince of the Red Sea. Arabian Wildlife, 3(1), 17-20.

Aspinall, S. 1997. Shikra breeding in the United Arab Emirates. The Phoenix, 14, 10-11.


Symens, P., Gaucher, P., & Wacher, T. J. 1996. Crested honey-buzzards in Saudi Arabia in October 1994. Dutch Birding, 18(3), 126-129.


Shobrak, M. 1996. Ecology of the lappet-faced vulture in Mahazat as-Sayd reserve, Saudi Arabia. Unpublished Doctor of Philosophy Thesis, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, 194pp.

Newton, S. F., & Newton, A. V. 1996. Breeding biology and seasonal abundance of lappet-faced vultures Torgos tracheliotus in western Saudi Arabia. Ibis, 138(4), 675-683.


James, D. 1996. Bonelli's eagle breeds in the Riyadh. The Phoenix, 13, 24.


Eriksen, H., & Eriksen, J. 1996. Majestic flyers, birds of prey in southern Arabia. Arabian Wildlife, 2(3), 22-23.


Aspinall, S. 1996. Sooty falcon on Abu Dhabi Islands. The Phoenix, 13, 12-13.


Anagariyah, S. 1996. Investigation into the prevalence of Campylobacter sp. infection in various captive collections of birds of prey from southern England and Wales with reference to the use of antibiotics. Unpublished Master of Science Thesis, University of London, London, 54pp.

Yahya, H. S. A. 1995. Birding in Arabia desert. Newsletter for Birdwatchers, 35(5), 98.


Meyburg, B. U., Eichaker, X., Meyburg, C., & Paillat, P. 1995. Migrations of an adult spotted eagle tracked by satellite. British Birds, 88(8), 357-361.


Gaucher, P., Thiollay, J. M., & Eichaker, X. 1995. The sooty falcon Falco concolor on the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia: distribution, numbers and conservation. Ibis, 137(1), 29-34.


Fisher, P., & Goldspink, C. R. 1994. Farasan osprey study. The Phoenix, 11, 20.


Weigeldt, C., & Schulz, H. 1992. Counts of lappet-faced vultures Torgos tracheliotus at Mahazat as-Sayd (Saudi Arabia), with a discussion of the species' taxonomy. Sandgrouse, 14(1), 16-26.


Norton, J. 1990. New breeding species: Falco naumanni lesser kestrel. The Phoenix, 7, 1-2.


Eichaker, X. 1990. First breeding records of Verreaux's eagle Aquila verreauxii in Saudi Arabia. Sandgrouse, 12, 53-54.


Jennings, M. C. 1988. Farasan Islands, Red Sea, Saudi Arabia. The Phoenix, 5, 8-9.


Gaucher, P., Petit, T., & Symens, P. 1988. Notes on the breeding of the sooty falcon Falco concolor in Saudi Arabia. Alauda, 56(3), 277-283.