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0 0 Spotting

Spotting

by Bernadette Sجنوب سيناء, Egypt

about 1.5 cm in length, dark reddish-brown,

1 7 Arabian Horned Poppy

Arabian Horned Poppy

by Bernadette Sمدينة كاترينا, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

spotted in a desert plain; St.

1 4 Wooly Bindweed

Wooly Bindweed

by Bernadette Sمدينة كاترينا, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

small shrub with delicate white and pink flowers, hairy leaves

2 1 Caterpillar

Caterpillar

by Bernadette Sجنوب سيناء, Egypt

about 4 cm in length, red and white with black bands, red feet

8 5 Crab Spider

Crab Spider

by Bernadette Sجنوب سيناء, Egypt

small, hairy light green spider with light brown body with white stripes

0 0 Unnamed spotting

Unnamed spotting

by Bernadette Sدهب, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

annual desert shrub

0 0 Common Fagonia

Common Fagonia

by Bernadette SEgypt

common in south Sinai; spotted on Jebel (Mount) Safsafa in

0 0 Beetle

Beetle

by Bernadette Sجنوب سيناء, Egypt

small beetle with dark green wings, red thorax

0 4 Sinai Starthistle

Sinai Starthistle

by Bernadette Sمدينة كاترينا, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

Spotted in Zaranig ~ St.

0 3 Desert Chamomile

Desert Chamomile

by Bernadette Sمدينة كاترينا, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

There are 4 species of chamomile found in Sinai: A. melampodina; A. ...

1 0 Caterpillar

Caterpillar

by Bernadette Sمدينة كاترينا, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

about 5 cm in length

0 0 Painted Lady Caterpillar

Painted Lady Caterpillar

by Bernadette Sجنوب سيناء, Egypt

larva about 4 cm in length

0 0 Caterpillar

Caterpillar

by Bernadette Sجنوب سيناء, Egypt

about 4 cm in length, yellow/black/green markings, slightly hairy

1 0 Bee

Bee

by Bernadette Sجنوب سيناء, Egypt

found dead on the sandy ground in a wadi with a lot of vegetation

0 0 Egyptian Woundwort

Egyptian Woundwort

by Bernadette Sجنوب سيناء, Egypt

desert shrub in the mint family

4 0 Desert Sage

Desert Sage

by Bernadette Sمدينة كاترينا, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

small dark blue/purple flowers

4 0 Holy Milk-Vetch

Holy Milk-Vetch

by Bernadette Sمدينة كاترينا, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

desert shrub in the legume family

1 2 Fire Bush

Fire Bush

by Bernadette Sشرم الشيخ, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

large shrubs, flowering and fruiting, spotted in a desert wadi at lower ...

5 4 Stipagrostis

Stipagrostis

by Bernadette Sمدينة كاترينا, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

white/yellow flowers on top of long stalks

2 1 Violet Horned-Poppy

Violet Horned-Poppy

by Bernadette Sمدينة كاترينا, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

small, 4-petal purple flowers, hairy/spiky stems and leaves

1 0 Paracaryum

Paracaryum

by Bernadette Sدهب, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

An annual herb with alternate, smooth-edged leaves and dark blue tepals.

2 1 Caterpillar

Caterpillar

by Bernadette Sمدينة كاترينا, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

about 2 cm in length, reddish with black/white/yellow striped pattern, on a ...

0 0 Thread-waisted Wasp

Thread-waisted Wasp

by Bernadette Sجنوب سيناء, Egypt

about 2.25 cm in length

1 0 Spider

Spider

by Bernadette Sمدينة كاترينا, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

small jumping spider just over 1 cm in length

1 0 Sinai Rosefinch

Sinai Rosefinch

by Bernadette SEgypt

Male with pink plumage on the face, crown, and underparts. Species first ...

1 4 Desert Mushroom/Black Powderpuff

Desert Mushroom/Black Powderpuff

by Bernadette Sجنوب سيناء, Egypt

about 10 cm in height, 5 cm in diameter; "On the ground. A common and ...

0 0 Catchfly

Catchfly

by Bernadette SEgypt

Silenes have slender and smooth stems with opposite leaves. Flowers have 5 ...

1 4 Flower Chafer

Flower Chafer

by Bernadette Sجنوب سيناء, Egypt

about 1.5 cm in length, black with white spots, seen on both star (Centaurea ...

2 0 Buck's Horn Groundsel

Buck's Horn Groundsel

by Bernadette Sمدينة كاترينا, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

annual plant in the daisy family; the mountainside was covered in these plants ...

2 0 Saharan Swallowtail

Saharan Swallowtail

by Bernadette Sمدينة كاترينا, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

Long considered subspecies of P. machaon, which may also occur in Sinai; ...

2 0 Starthistle

Starthistle

by Bernadette Sدهب, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

Produce a lot of nectar that attract butterflies and other insects; a deep and ...

1 2 Gymnarrhena micrantha

Gymnarrhena micrantha

by Bernadette Sدهب, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

annual plant in the daisy family; purple or green flowers grow in rosette ...

2 2 Striped Hawk Moth

Striped Hawk Moth

by Bernadette Sجنوب سيناء, Egypt

Several of these moths visited our tent at night, attracted by the light. We ...

0 0 Cotton Thistle

Cotton Thistle

by Bernadette Sجنوب سيناء, Egypt

one of the many beautiful thistles blooming in the desert; in the second photo, ...

1 2 Blackcap

Blackcap

by Bernadette Sجنوب سيناء, Egypt

"It has mainly olive-grey upperparts and pale grey underparts, and differences ...

6 0 Nubian Ibex

Nubian Ibex

by dororeineckeمدينة كاترينا, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

Female Nubian Ibex

0 0 Wavyleaf Mullein

Wavyleaf Mullein

by Bernadette SEgypt

"The mulleins (also known as velvet plants) are a genus of about 250 species of ...

1 0 Tristram's Grackle

Tristram's Grackle

by Bernadette SEgypt

"The males have glossy iridescent black plumage with orange patches on the ...

0 0 Rosemary

Rosemary

by Bernadette SEgypt

"Rosemary is a woody, perennial herb with fragrant, evergreen, needle-like ...

1 0 Mountain Tobacco

Mountain Tobacco

by Bernadette Sشرم الشيخ, Egypt

A non-native plant to Egypt, but grown in many of the gardens and wadis in ...

3 2 Egyptian Flower Mantis

Egyptian Flower Mantis

by Bernadette Sجنوب سيناء, Egypt

Attracted to the tent by the dozens of moths and insects flying around the ...

1 0 Bagrada Bug/Painted Bug

Bagrada Bug/Painted Bug

by Bernadette Sجنوب سيناء, Egypt

"The adult bug is 5 to 7 millimeters in length, shield-shaped, and black with ...

4 0 Bosk's Fringe-toed Lizard

Bosk's Fringe-toed Lizard

by Bernadette Sدهب, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

"In common with other lacertids, Bosk’s fringe-toed lizard has a long, ...

0 3 Carob Tree

Carob Tree

by Bernadette SEgypt

Ceratonia siliqua, commonly known as the Carob tree and

8 23 Red Thumb/Tarthuth

Red Thumb/Tarthuth

by Bernadette Sمدينة كاترينا, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

"The plant has no chlorophyll and is unable to photosynthesise. It is a ...

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