This is an undistinguished looking bird with long wings and tail. The adults have grey-brown upperparts and whitish underparts, with a streaked crown and breast, giving rise to the bird's common name. The legs are short and black, and the bill is black and has the broad but pointed shape typical of aerial insectivores. Juveniles are browner than adults and have spots on the upperparts.
Behaviour and ecology
Spotted flycatchers hunt from conspicuous perches, making sallies after passing flying insects, and often returning to the same perch. Their upright posture is characteristic.
Spotted flycatchers exhibit an atypical molt strategy, that is they molt their primaries and some of their secondaries in the reverse order from what is seen in most passerines.
The province came to serve as a major producer of grain for the empire and had a highly developed urban economy. Aegyptus was by far the wealthiest Roman province. In Alexandria, its capital, it possessed the largest port, and the second largest city, of the Roman Empire.
Roman rule in Egypt
As a province, Egypt was ruled by a uniquely style Augustal prefect, instead of the traditional senatorial governor of other Roman provinces. The prefect was a man of equestrian rank and was appointed by the Emperor. The first prefect of Aegyptus, Gaius Cornelius Gallus, brought Upper Egypt under Roman control by force of arms, and established a protectorate over the southern frontier district, which had been abandoned by the later Ptolemies.
3 (Xinhua) -- The World Bank has agreed to finance Egypt 400 million U.S ...Nearly 19 percent of Egypt's greenhouse gas emissions came from transportation, making the sector a major contributor only second to energy, it said ... Additional freight trains will flow between the Alexandria port, Upper Egypt, and the Red Sea, the group said.
The operational bypass will also allow 15 container trains per day by 2030, and as demand increases, 50 trains by 2060 to this dry port, along with additional freight trains flowing between the Alexandria Port, Upper Egypt, and the Red Sea. ... Egypt, Yemen, and Djibouti.
Chairman of Simaf Locomotives Ismail al-Nagdy stated in a phone-in in July that the company is manufacturing Egypt's first freight train dedicated to the transportation of food staples and grains ...General Electric (GE) would rehabilitate 81 train engines, while Egypt’s SEMAF Factory would supply 140 goods wagons at a cost of LE544 million.
When we see the citrus supply change from Egypt who ship at lower cost to South Africa we see a huge drop in sales because people are affected by the price ... We cannot achieve the same price for the products we import from Argentina and South Africa compared to Egypt because the costs and freight is very different.
This means reduced freshness and a higher carbon footprint ... It also saved 1,501 tonnes of carbon emissions for equivalent airfreight imports of blueberries from the US, and is set to save at least 425 tonnes of carbon emissions for equivalent sea freight imports of potatoes from Egypt this year ... AbdulmonemAl Marzooqi ... For more information. ... ....
This means reduced freshness and a higher carbon footprint ... It also saved 1,501 tonnes of carbon emissions for equivalent airfreight imports of blueberries from the US, and is set to save at least 425 tonnes of carbon emissions for equivalent sea freight imports of potatoes from Egypt this year ... Dr Abdulmonem Almarzooqi, EliteAgro’s Divisional CEO.
"Then the second line, and the third line connects the cities of the governorates of Upper Egypt completely with the cities and governorates of the Red Sea through express trains, regional trains and freight trains, all powered by electric power to serve tourism development ...
The project is set to elevate Egypt’s entire infrastructure, industrial and tourism sectors, said Osama Bishai, chief executive of Orascom Construction ... Egypt’s high-speed rail system, which will serve passengers and freight, will connect cities, seaports, dry ports, archaeological sites and tourist destinations all over the country.