BIRDS FOUND AT TALL HISBAN

Roman-Byzantine Period (324-491 AD) and Byzantine (491-640 AD)

Ayyubid-Mamluk Period

Egyptian Vulture, Neophrone pernocpterus
Black Kite, Milvus migrans migrans
Chukar partridge, Alectoris chukar
Corncrake, Crex crex
Domestic pigeon, Columba livia domestica
Rock dove, Columba livia
Barn owl, Tyto alba
Jackdaw, Corvus monedula soemmeringii
Egyptian Vulture, Neophrone pernocpterus
Ostrich, Struthio syriacuscamelus
White Stork, Ciconia ciconia
Corncrake, Crex crex
Domestic pigeon, Columba livia domestica
Rock dove, Columba livia
Domestic goose, Anser anser domesticus
Jackdaw, Corvus mone dula soemmeringii
Griffon Vulture, Gyps fulvus
Black Vulture, Aegypius monachus
Old World Kestrel, Falco tinnunculus
Lesser Kestrel, Falco naumanni
Common quail, Coturnix coturnix
Chukar partridge, Alectoris chukar
Coot, Fulica atra
Great bustard, Otis tarda
Houbara bustard, Chlamydotis undulata
Cream-colored courser, Cursorius cursor
Stone cerlew, Burhinus oedicnemus
Laughing dove, Streptopelia senegalensis
Little owl, Athena noctua lilith
Crested lark, Galerida cristata
Skylark Alauda arvensis,
Isabelline wheatear, Oenanthe isabellina
Common wheatear, Oenanthe oenanthe
Black-eared wheatear, Oenanthe hispanica
Red-rumped wheatear, Oenanthe moestra
Morning wheatear, Oenanthe lugens
Corn bunting, Emberiza calandra
Common starling, Sturnus vulgaris
Brown-naked raven, Corvus ruficollis
Common raven, Corvus subcoraxcorax

Figure 14. Birds Found at Tall Hisban