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The wildlife of Oman and its neighbours

Sir Peter Scot

The wildlife of Oman and its neighbours

by Sir Peter Scot

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Published by Stacey International in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementforward by Sir Peter Scott ; Abdul M.S. Talhouk, W. Buttiker, J. Gaspretti and Dick Massey.
The Physical Object
Pagination96p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20949381M
ISBN 100905743261
OCLC/WorldCa183041120

Wildlife of Saudi Arabia and its neighbours. London: Stacey International ; Atlantic Highlands, N.J.: Distributed in the U.S.A. and Canada by Humanities Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Abdul Mon'im S Talhouk. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

Top Oman Nature & Wildlife Areas: See reviews and photos of nature & wildlife areas in Oman, Middle East on Tripadvisor.   Last updated on March 19th, Oman, officially the Sultanate of Oman, is an Arab country on the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula in Western Asia. It has a total area of , square km. Muscat is its capital and largest city. Arabic is the official language of (OMR) is its official land bordering countries are United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and .

“ Excellent tour, our guide Ahmed was very friendly and provided a lot of knowledge about the Dhofar region and its traditions throughout the itinerary that was as described. “ I had a great trip in Salalah, all thanks to Hussain at Beautiful Salalah Tours and his amazing guides (Ahmed and Haytham). The Amphibians and Reptiles of Oman and the UAE covers all 89 species of terrestrial reptiles, five species of sea turtles, and nine species of sea snakes, plus two species of amphibians. For all these species, information on identification, distribution (detailed dot maps), biology and habitat is given.


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The Wildlife of Oman and Its Neighbours Hardcover – January 1, by Wilhelm Buttiker (Introduction), Peter Scott (Foreword)Format: Hardcover. The wildlife of Oman is the flora and fauna of this country in the southeastern corner of the Arabian Peninsula, with coasts on the Gulf of Oman and the Arabian climate is hot and dry, apart from the southeastern coast, and the country offers a variety of habitats for wildlife including mountains, valleys, deserts, coastal plains and sea coasts.

Oman remains a wonderful birding destination and its popularity seems to be growing. This book is a timely addition to the suite of available country-level field guides, and is a must-have for resident birders and anyone considering or planning a visit." – Nick Moran, BTO book reviews.

Birds of Oman by Jens Eriksen and Richard Porter (Christopher Helm, London, ). pages, colour plates and numerous distribution maps.

ISBN Pbk, £ Bookshop from £ This new Helm Field Guide focuses on one of the jewels of Middle East birding: Oman. The Wildlife of Saudi Arabia and Its Neighbours Hardcover – January 1, by Wilhelm Buttiker (Introduction, Author), Peter Scott (Foreword), John Gasperetti (Author), Patricia Gasperetti (Author), A.S.

Talhouk (Author), Dick Massey (Photographer) & 3 more. out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 2 formats and editions.4/5(1). Oman is full of natural reserves with its own uniqueness and beauty that will leave you speechless. Explore a big variety of Oman reserves that are located in various spectacular regions of Oman.

Some of the most amazing natural reserves of Oman are: Al Jabal Al Akhdar, As Saleel Nature Park, Al-Dimaniyat Islands Nature Reserve, Dhofar Lagoons, Jebel Samhan, Oman Botanic Garden, Wdi.

Wildlife. Despite being considered by many to be mainly a desert country, Oman has a varied wildlife both on land and in its surrounding waters. Mammals such as the leopard, the oryx, gazelles, the tahr, the ibex, desert foxes and wild cats.

The waters around Oman. It increased by about percent in and then dropped to tonnes in The reported total production in of tonnes marked an increase of 33 tonnes compared to the value reported the preceding year (Agricultural and fisheries statistical year book for the Sultanate of Oman.

Dolphins and whales. Oman has also many dolphins in its waters. One of the best spot to see them is the Musandam peninsula. The Oman tourism website has photos of dolphins you can see there. I did a boat tour from Muscat including dolphin watch.

This is a list of the mammal species recorded in are at least 62 mammal species in Oman that have been assessed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), of these, one is critically endangered, four are endangered, eight are vulnerable, and two are near threatened.

The following tags are used to highlight each species' conservation status as assessed by the IUCN. The Sultanate of Oman is a jewel on the Arabian Peninsula. Its interior is a vast desert plain known as the ‘Empty Quarter’ — made famous to Westerners by explorer Sir Wilfred Thesiger in his riveting book, ‘Arabian Sands’, a classic of travel literature.

The book provides a fascinating glimpse into the traditional life of the. Discover the best Oman History in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Arabian Assignment: Operations in Oman and the Yemen (The Extraordinary Life of Colonel David Smiley Book 2) David Smiley.

out of 5 stars 1. Kindle Edition. $ #6. Neighbors App Real-Time Crime & Safety Alerts Amazon. But not all of Oman’s wildlife is to be seen on the land. The sultanate has almost 3,km of Indian Ocean coastline, with clear blue waters and a rich abundance of marine life.

Oman is one of the most beautiful countries in the Arabian Peninsula, not only for its many natural attractions but also for its incredibly diverse wildlife. If you’re planning a trip and want to know where to see the best beasts in the country, check out our guide to the best places to see Oman ‘s breathtaking wildlife.

Oman's cultural diversity is greater than that of its Arab neighbours, given its historical expansion to the Swahili Coast and the Indian Ocean.

[] Oman has a long tradition of shipbuilding, as maritime travel played a major role in the Omanis' ability to stay in contact with the civilisations of the ancient world. Oman takes great pride in its magnificent ecology and diverse flora and fauna, actively protecting it through the establishment of nature reserves such as the Daymaniyat Islands near Muscat, the turtle reserve at Ras Al Jinz, the Land of Frankincense in Dhofar or the Arabian Oryx Sanctuary in Al Wusta.

Oman - Oman - Plant and animal life: Because of the low precipitation, vegetation is sparse except where there is irrigation, which is provided by an ancient system of water channels known as aflāj (singular: falaj).

The channels often run underground and originate in wells near mountain bases. The aflāj collectively were designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in The Wildlife of Saudi Arabia and its neighbours [Buttiker, Wilhelm] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Wildlife of Saudi Arabia and its neighbours.

Despite being 82% desert, Oman is home to an incredible diversity of wildlife. Its seas, beaches, mountains and valleys provide sanctuary to a host of endangered species, from the Arabian leopard and the green and hawksbill turtle to the Indo-Pacific humpbacked dolphin and, of course, the camel.

Wildlife encounters while protecting the animals. If you have ever witnessed endangered Green Turtle babies hatch and try to make their way to the water, you will know what a special experience it is. Oman remains dedicated to enabling these kind of wildlife encounters while protecting the animals.

Arabian Oryx also know as White Oryx is the national animal of Oman. Arabian Oryx is also the national animal of UAE, Jordan, Qatar and Bahrain. It is a antelope with a shoulder bump and straight long horns and lives in Deserted areas.

it’s coat is almost white and legs are brown. The unique fauna of Saudi Arabia (and the neighboring countries of the peninsula) are covered in this largely pictorial book. There is a forward by Sir Peter Scott, the former Chairman of the World Wildlife Fund International, which stressed that the wildlife of the Kingdom, which had existed mainly undisturbed by man, was now under onslaught in the late 20th s: 1.Oman has five more of these protected parks around the country but it is losing the battle to protect wild animals because of poaching and now the development of housing estates for low income.