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

24/04/2019 at Mutla’a Ranch and Liyah Reserve

Juvenile Arabian Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor aucheri

Juvenile Arabian Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor aucheri

Juvenile Arabian Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor aucheri

Juvenile Arabian Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor aucheri

Highlights of todayArabian Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor aucheri, photographed at Liyah Reserve, main ID features include strong bill, greyish underparts, lack supercilium, and a fairly dark upperparts. It is probably the 6th record for Kuwait if accepted by KORC. Also Yellow-throated Sparrow and Eurasian Golden Oriole.

 

Mutla’a Ranch:

Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 3, Namaqua Dove Oena capensis 1, Pallid Swift Apus pallidus 1, Purple Heron Ardea purpurea 1, Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio 1, Masked Shrike Lanius nubicus 2, Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus 3, Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica 6, White-eared Bulbul Pycnonotus leucotis 7, Eurasian Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla 2, Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca 1, Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata 1, Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus 4, Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana 5, Yellow-throated Sparrow Gymnornis xanthocollis 1.

Yellow-throated Sparrow Gymnoris xanthocollis

Yellow-throated Sparrow Gymnoris xanthocollis

Liyah Reserve – Northern Section:

Namaqua Dove Oena capensis 1, Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 1, Little Stint Calidris minuta 1, Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 2, Little Egret Egretta garzetta 1, Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio 1, Isabelline Shrike Lanius isabellinus 1, Arabian Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor aucheri, Bar-tailed Lark Ammomanes cinctura 1, Crested Lark Galerida cristata 8, Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica 4, Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus 4, Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin Cercotrichas galactotes 2, Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus 1, Whinchat Saxicola rubetra 3, Western Yellow Wagtail feldegg Motacilla flava feldegg 1, Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus 1, Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana 42, Yellow-throated Sparrow Gymnornis xanthocollis 3.

Yellow-throated Sparrow Gymnoris xanthocollis

Yellow-throated Sparrow Gymnoris xanthocollis