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Wildlife of the Sinai Peninsula

Wildlife of the Sinai Peninsula

The Sinai desert, at first glance, may seem pretty barren, but with closer inspection, visitors can see a variety of desert wildlife! Plants, insects, mammals, reptiles, and more. Join us on this mission to document these amazing desert species.
Please only wild native or migratory species. No marine life, just terrestrial plants and animals, and no captive animals. Please provide as much information as possible on location, time of spotting, animal behavior and interactions, and weather conditions. Please include any information about local (Bedouin) traditional uses (medicinal, practical, edible). Sign in to join mission

Wildlife of the Sinai Peninsula
Created by

Bernadette S

Website 28 participants 548 spottings

The purpose of this mission is to document all native wildlife found in the deserts of the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt. Sinai is located in a unique position - a land bridge between Africa and Asia - covering some 61,000 km in total area, with a variety of geographic features - limestone hills, a sandstone belt, gravel plains, magmatic & metaphoric rocks, extreme deserts, coastal plains, and high mountains. Regarding the flora, three geographical regions are found here - Saharo-Arabian, Sudanian, and Irano-Turanian.

Wildlife of the Sinai Peninsula

Lat: 29.72 Long: 33.86

Recent Spottings

Nubian Ibex Bernadette S 9 10 Nubian Ibex
Common Black Scorpion Bernadette S 3 3 Common Black Scorpion
Egyptian Fan-toed Gecko Bernadette S 2 0 Egyptian Fan-toed Gecko
Unknown spotting Bernadette S 3 3 Unknown spotting
Moth Bernadette S 1 2 Moth
Caterpillar Bernadette S 1 0 Caterpillar
Velvet Spider Bernadette S 1 0 Velvet Spider
Marsh fleabane Bernadette S 1 1 Marsh fleabane
Bees Bernadette S 2 1 Bees
Egyptian Red Fox Bernadette S 18 13 Egyptian Red Fox
Golden Spiny Mouse Bernadette S 12 6 Golden Spiny Mouse
Mudskipper Bernadette S 6 0 Mudskipper
Looper Moth Pupa and Larva Bernadette S 3 1 Looper Moth Pupa and Larva
Sinai Agama Bernadette S 5 0 Sinai Agama
African Monarchs Mating Bernadette S 4 0 African Monarchs Mating
Spider Flower Bernadette S 1 2 Spider Flower
Convolvulus Hawkmoth Bernadette S 9 4 Convolvulus Hawkmoth
Burton's Carpet Viper Bernadette S 6 7 Burton's Carpet Viper
Blepharis Bernadette S 1 2 Blepharis
Convolvulus Hawkmoth Pupa Bernadette S 8 2 Convolvulus Hawkmoth Pupa
Convolvulus Hawkmoth Caterpillar Bernadette S 3 4 Convolvulus Hawkmoth Caterpillar
Acacia Bernadette S 4 5 Acacia
Eggs Bernadette S 2 2 Eggs
African Monarch ~ Chrysalis and Adult Bernadette S 2 1 African Monarch ~ Chrysalis and Adult
Arabian Primrose Bernadette S 3 2 Arabian Primrose
Sand Wasp Bernadette S 3 0 Sand Wasp
Mediterranean Tiger Blues Bernadette S 7 0 Mediterranean Tiger Blues
Black Watermelon Bug Bernadette S 2 3 Black Watermelon Bug
Red Palm Weevil Bernadette S 5 0 Red Palm Weevil
Egyptian Rattlepod Bernadette S 0 1 Egyptian Rattlepod
Common Reaumuria Bernadette S 0 1 Common Reaumuria
Thorny Saltwart Bernadette S 0 0 Thorny Saltwart
Ifloga Bernadette S 0 1 Ifloga
Desert Telephium Bernadette S 0 0 Desert Telephium
Whitish Morettia Bernadette S 0 1 Whitish Morettia
Sea-blite Bernadette S 0 2 Sea-blite
Moricandia Bernadette S 0 2 Moricandia
Unknown spotting Bernadette S 0 1 Unknown spotting
Mediterranean Bindweed Bernadette S 0 1 Mediterranean Bindweed
Crab Grass ~ Couch Grass ~ Bermuda Grass Bernadette S 0 3 Crab Grass ~ Couch Grass ~ Bermuda Grass
Egyptian Autumn Crocus Bernadette S 0 6 Egyptian Autumn Crocus
Striped Hawk Moth Larvae Bernadette S 1 1 Striped Hawk Moth Larvae
Pomegranate Playboy Bernadette S 2 0 Pomegranate Playboy
Jahag ~ Wall-rocket Bernadette S 5 2 Jahag ~ Wall-rocket
Blister Beetle Bernadette S 3 0 Blister Beetle
A Trio of Crab Spiders Bernadette S 4 2 A Trio of Crab Spiders
Bird Prints Bernadette S 2 2 Bird Prints
Mediterranean Tiger Blue Bernadette S 4 0 Mediterranean Tiger Blue
Flower Crab Spider ♂ Bernadette S 1 0 Flower Crab Spider ♂
Jumping Spider Bernadette S 3 0 Jumping Spider

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