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

29/08/2008 at Al Abraq Al Khabari

Again new species turned up in Al Abraq. Todays’s highlight was Grasshopper Warbler which is not very rare but rarely seen well and hardly ever before photographed in Kuwait. This time Mike, Ian and myself were lucky enough to get some close-up photos. An other new species for this season was Redstart.

Golden Oriole 4, Corncrake 1, Grasshopper Warbler 1, Redstart 1, Whinchat 1, Wryneck 1, Whitethroat 10+, Barred Warbler 1,  Bluethroat 2, Thrush Nightingale 1, Yellow Wagtail 20+, Citrine Wagtail 1, Great Reed Warbler 1, Marsh Warbler 3, European Roller 3, Hoopoe 10+, White-throated Robin 1, Woodchat Shrike 1, Red-backed Shrike 1, Rufous Bush Robin 3, Cattle Egret 13, Squacco Heron1, Black Kite 2, Montagu’s Harrier 1, Marsh Harrier 1

Grasshopper Warbler (Locustella naevia)

Grasshopper Warbler

Thrush Nightingale (Luscinia luscinia)

Bluethroat, probably race magna (Luscinia svecica ssp. magna?)