Desert Finch Rhodospiza obsoleta
Vagrant, 15 records. Has bred.
1st - 2 on 20/5/2004 at Sabah Al-Ahmad Natural Reserve by H. Al-Qallaf.
2nd - 1 juvenile on 11/6/2004 at Jahra Farms by G. Gregory.
3rd - 1 on 15/11/2004 at Abraq Al-Khabari by G.Gregory.
4th - 8 on 12/04/2006 at Kabd by S. Aspinall and G. Brown.
5th - 2 on 15/05/2006 at Sabah Al-Ahmad Natural Reserve by M. Al-Jraiwi.
6th - 1 on 26/04/2008 at Al-Abraq M Pope.
7th - 3 on 14/11/2008 at Zour Port M Chichester.
8th - 4 on 30/04/2010 at Al- Abraq B Foster, P Fagel, M Pope.
9th - 1 on 17/03/2012 at Khiran Area by Rashed Al-Hajji.
10th - 6 on 14/02/2013 at Khiran Area 10th record and first breeding record by Omar Al-Shaheen.
11th - 1 on 10/11/2014 at Sabhan Area by Saad Al-Nouri.
12th - 8 on 21/02/2015 at and 3 on 23/05/2015 Khiran (South of Khor), Ammar Al-Jeraiwi and Mike Pope respectively.
13th - 2 on 07/03/2015 at Sea City (North of Khor), Mike Pope.
14th - 1 on 12/12/2015 at Sea City (North Khor), M Pope.
15th - 1 on 22/12/2015 at Al Abraq, Hamad Bouresli.