Wadi Gaza Flora & Fauna


Spur-winged Plover, Chukar, Great Cormorant, European Shag, Great White Pelican, Little Bittern, Night Heron, Striated Heron, Squacco Heron, Cattle Egret, Little White Egret, Great White Egret , Purple Heron, White Stork, Black Kite, Marsh Harrier, Hen Harrier, Common Buzzard, Long-legged Buzzard,  Imperial Eagle, Golden Eagle, Lesser Kestrel, Common Kestrel, Eurasian Hobby, Quail, Spotted Crake, Moorhen, Coot, Black-winged Stilt, Stone Curlew, Ringed Plover, Kentish Plover, Little Stint, Common Snipe, Spotted Redshank , Marsh Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, Great black-backed Gull, Gull-billed Tern, Common Tern, Little Tern, Whiskered Tern, White-winged Tern, Common Swift, Rock Dove, Collared Dove, Turtle Dove, Laughing Dove, Great Spotted Cuckoo, European Scops Owl, Little Owl, Barn Owl, White-breasted Kingfisher, Common Kingfisher, Pied Kingfisher, European Bee-eater, European Rollar, Hoopoe, Syrian Woodpecker, Crested Lark, Skylark, Barn Swallow, Yellow Wagtail, Citrine Wagtail, White Wagtail, Yellow-vented Bulbul , European Robin, Common Redstart, Northern Wheatear, Black-eared Wheatear, Blackbird, Song Thrush, Graceful Prinia, European Reed Warbler, Olivaceous Warbler, Olive-tree Warbler, Blackcap, Chiffchaff, Spotted Flycatcher, Great Tit, Palestine Sunbird, Lesser grey Shrike, Great grey Shrike, Woodchat Shrike, Masked Shrike, Hooded Crow, Starling, Spanish Sparrow, Chaffinch, European Serin, Syrian Serin, Greenfinch, Goldfinch, Linnet, Desert Finch


Butterflies: Mallow Skipper, Tufted Marbled Skipper, Dark Hottentot,  White Branded Swift, Pomegranate butterfly,  long-tailed blue,  Common Zebra Blue,  The Lesser Fiery Copper, The common blue, The Pale Grass Blue, Little Tiger Blue, Dark Grass Blue, Jerusalem fritillary,   The Red AdmiralThe painted lady, The swallowtail, African caper white, The Great Southern White,  Common Clouded Yellow, Clouded Sulphur,  The Green-striped White, The large whiteThe small white, Desert Bath White, The Bath White

Moths: The Crimson-speckled Flunkey, The white palpita moth, The Mother of Pearl moth, The Pale Oak Beauty, The large emerald pearl, The Pale Oak Beauty, Green moth Millière, The Vestal, Gregson's Dart, The large yellow underwing, Dark mottled willow, The Levant Hawk Moth 


Lond-eared Hedgehog, Ethiopian Hegehog, Egyption Fruit Bat, Kuhl’s Pipistrelle BatWild Cat, Egyption Mongoose, Palestine Mole Rat, House Mouse, House Rat, Norway Rat, Lesser Egyption Jerboa, Coypu, Cape Hare

Reptiles and Amphibians

Amphibians: Green Toad, Levantine Frog, Tree Frog

Reptiles: Sand Boa, Desert Black Snake, Syrian Black Snake, Coined Snake, Jan’s Desert Racer, Red Whip Snake, Carpet Viper, Palestine ViperSpur-thighed Tortoise, Desert Monitor, Mediterrranean Chameleon, Turkish Gecko, Light Fan-footed Gecko, Bosc’s Lisard, Agama, Ocellated Skink, Sand Skink


Tobacco tree, Acacia, Carob, Christi throam jujube, Baramble, Caster plant, Sycamore fig, Mulberry