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Kuwait Spring Tour 07-15 April 2018

The following photographs were kindly supplied by Christopher Elmer.  Day 1: 08/04/2018 We went to west of KISR to search for the Hypocolius, it wasn’t there! Highlights were a Turkestan Shrike, Armenian Gull, Eastern...

Semi-collared Flycatcher Ficedula semitorquata

09/04/2019 at Mutla’a Ranch and Liah Reserve

Mutla’a Ranch: Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 9, Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis 5, Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus 1, Western Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus 1, Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 1, Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops 1, Barn...

Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca

10/03/2019 at Jahra Pools Reserve

Birds seen at Jahra Pools Reserve: Garganey Spatula querquedula 7 , Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata 5 , Gadwall Mareca strepera 6 , Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca 8  , Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 4 ,...

Few more pics by Jorma Tenovuo during the week in Kuwait

Indian Roller (Coracias benghalensis) 8.12 in Adan Park. Sociable Lapwing (Vanellus gregarius) in Pivot Fields 9.12. Red-wattled Lapwing (Vanellus indicus) in Pivot Fields 12,12. Rosy Starling (Sturnus roseus) in Pivot Fields 9.12.

Eversmann's Redstart Phoenicurus erythronotus

04/11/2018 at Al-Abraq

Highlight of today: Eversmann’s Redstart 1, Hume’s Leaf Warbler 2 found by Omar Al-Shaheen. Also a Great Bittern showed well in the open, photographed by AbdulMohsen Al-Surayea. Other birds include Menetries’s Warbler, Asian Desert...

Lesser Sand Plover Anarhynchus atrifrons

10/10/2018 at Doha Spit and Reserve

Today I went to Doha for waders, in the morning the weather was hot but bearable and later at midday it became extremely hot and reached 43° Celsius. I spent some time looking at...

Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva

07/10/2018 at Al Abraq

Al-Abraq: Jack Snipe (Lymnocryptes minimus) 1, Short-toed Eagle (Circaetus gallicus) 1, Booted Eagle (Hieraaetus pennatus) 1, Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis) 2, Asian Shikra (Accipiter (badius) cenchroides)  1, Eurasian Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) 2, Steppe Buzzard (Buteo...

Ehrenberg's Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus samamisicus

02/10/2018 at Al Abraq

Al Abraq: Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis 2, Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus 1, Asian Shikra Accipiter badius cenchroides 1, Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 2, Steppe Buzzard Buteo buteo vulpinus 25, Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops 5, European Bee-eater...

Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus

27/09/2018 at Al-Shallal’s Farm and JPR

Al-Shallal’s Farm: Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 3, Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis 2, Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago 1, Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops 5, White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis 1, Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio 1, Woodchat Shrike...

Hume's Whitethroat Sylvia althaea

19/09/2018 at Al-Abraq

Al Abraq: Short-toed Eagle Circaetus gallicus  2, Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus  1, Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus  6, Black-eared Kite  Milvus migrans lineatus  3, Steppe Buzzard  Buteo buteo vulpinus  9, Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops  6,...

Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus

19/09/2018 at Jahra Pools Reserve

Jahra Pools Natural: Garganey Spatula querquedula  2, Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto  25, Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus  4, Eurasian Coot Fulica atra  5, Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus  2, Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus  26, Grey Plover...

Asian Shikra Accipiter badius cenchroides

18/09/2018 at Al Abraq

Abraq Al-Habari: Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis  2, Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus  4, Steppe Buzzard Buteo buteo vulpinus 6, Asian Shikra Accipiter badius cenchroides 1, Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus  1, Black-eared Kite Milvus migrans lineatus 4, Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops  11, Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio  1,...