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

24 and 26/03/2008 at Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR), Shuwaikh

Various waders in Sulaibikhat bay at KISR, and a small group of Common Shelduck. A lone Squacco Heron was photographed near some mangroves.

The lawns at KISR supported up to 50 Yellow Wagtails (ca. 35 beema, 15 feldegg on the 24/03, but most had departed by 26/03. Up to 10 Tree Pipits were still around on 26/03/2008.

Also present were up to 10 Eurasian Hoopoes, a Ménétries’s Warbler, Graceful Prinia, small numbers of Pied and Black-eared Wheatears, a single Northern Wheatear, Common Stonechat, and the usual residents. 

Squacco Heron

_brd4870a.jpg

Yellow Wagtail feldegg

_brd5100a.jpg

Yellow Wagtail beema

 Yellow Wagtail beema

Tree Pipit

 Tree Pipit

White-eared Bulbul

 White-eared Bulbul

Eurasian Hoopoe

Eurasian Hoopoe