Birds Sightings from Kuwait: owned and managed by AbdulRahman Al-Sirhan

05/11/2015 Al-Abraq, Jahra Pools Reserve and Jal Al-Zour

Highlights of today:  Eurasian Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus 4Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus 1 (Yesterday), Lilith Owl Athene noctua lilith 1, Blue Rock-Thrush Monticola solitarius 1, Mourning Wheatear Oenanthe lugens 5, Kurdistan Wheatear Oenanthe xanthoprymna 3, Trumpeter Finch Bucanetes githagineus 8, Hume’s Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus humei 1 (At Al-Abraq), Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis 30.

At Jahra Pools Reserve (By Saad Al-Nouri): Gadwall Anas strepera 4, Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope 3, Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 10, Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata 8, Northern Pintail Anas acuta 6, Garganey Anas querquedula 6, Eurasian Teal Anas crecca 1, Common Pochard Aythya ferina 12, Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca 9, Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis X, Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis 2, Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus 8, Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 7, Purple Heron Ardea purpurea 1, Great Egret Ardea alba 15, Little Egret Egretta garzetta 5, Western Reef-Heron Egretta gularis 10, Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides 1, Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga 3, Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis 4, Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca 1, Eurasian Marsh-Harrier Circus aeruginosus 3, Grey-headed Swamphen Porphyrio poliocephalus 12, Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus X, Eurasian Coot Fulica atra X, Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 2, Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus 1, Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus 3, Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata 10, Little Stint Calidris minuta 2, Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago 3, Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis 1, Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis 10, Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus X, Daurian Shrike Lanius isabellinus 1, Great Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus, arundinaceus 1, European/Siberian Stonechat Saxicola rubicola/maurus 1, Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina 1, White Wagtail Motacilla alba 9, Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta 1, Spanish Sparrow Passer hispaniolensis 25

Jal Al-Zour (Omar and Ammar): Short-toed Snake-Eagle Circaetus gallicus 1, Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto 1, Lilith Owl Athene noctua lilith 1, Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus 1, Crested Lark Galerida cristata 5, Blue Rock-Thrush Monticola solitarius 1, Mourning Wheatear Oenanthe lugens 5, Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka 1, Kurdistan Wheatear Oenanthe xanthoprymna 3, Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti 3 Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina 1, White Wagtail Motacilla alba 1, Water Pipit Anthus spinoletta 1, Trumpeter Finch Bucanetes githagineus 8.

Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga

Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga

Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus

Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus