With such big areas to cover, locating target birds wasn't exactly easy! (note Howard in the distance)
You could see three countries from this viewpoint. Egypt is on the far right, the mountain in the foreground on the left is in Israel & the distant mountains also on the left being part of Jordan.
In the middle of the desert we found the above - Temminck's Lark. We then had great views of a pair feeding young at the nest.
We also came across this material in the middle of the desert. Unfortunately the rest of the material is too pornographic to publish here (if you want to borrow it just give me a shout)
We weren't sure what this sign said but we got the impression we shouldn't enter (note one of the team in the distance)
After sampling one or two bottles, I can highly recommend Israeli beer (note the ornithological theme on the label)