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

01/07/2009 2nd record for Kuwait; a Long-tailed Skua by Humoud Al-Shayji

On 01/07/2009 Humoud Al-Shayji has seen about 6 Skuas at Jahra coast, they included a Long-tailed Skua, and a Pomarine Skua.

Humoud Al-Shayji is a bird photographer who has recently joined our birding forum at  he has a photographic Blog at Flickr at

This Long-tailed Skua would be the second record for Kuwait if accepted by KORC,  the first of which was on 27 May 1994 at Doha Point.

Long-tailed Skua by Humound Al-Shayji

Pomarine Skua.

2 Responses

  1. Dermot Breen says:

    These pictures depict two different Long-tailed Skuas making them the second and third records for Kuwait?