Today the birding-all-over-Israel theme continued with a tour I led to the Med. coast - Ma'agan Michael and some other sites. Ma'agan Michael beach was very good with 7 Greater Sand-plovers among the many shorebirds, and a good selection of gulls - 3 meds, several baltics, yellow-legged and caspians, 1 heuglin's and one steppe! All among one large flock of armenians.
Greater Sand-plovers plus other stuff
Interesting stonechat - a bit too little white on the rectrices for a variegatus?
We had a Golden Jackal run on the beach and flushed all the gulls.
Later on we checked Atlit and Nakhsholim, good birding (lots of flamingos, godwits) and a few Citrine Wagtails.