03/09/2011 at Sulaibikhat Bay, JPR and Jahra Farms

A quick visit to Sulaibikhat Bay at high tide time produced:

Dunlin 20, Greater Flamingo 250, Steppe Gull 18, Curlew Sandpiper 20, Common Ringed Plover 12, Eurasian Curlew 15, Caspian Tern 25, Gull-billed Tern 20, Greater Sand Plover 12, Little Stint 20, Slender-billed Gull 40, Ruddy Turnstone 6, Little Egret 2, Indian Reef Egret 4, Grey Heron 10.

At Jahra Pool Reserve:

Marsh Sandpiper 6, Little Stint 30, Little Ringed Plover 2, Broad-billed Sandpiper 8, Common Sandpiper 5, Namaqua Dove 1, Steppe Grey Shrike 2, Great Reed Warbler 1.

At Jahra Farms:

Barred Warbler 2, Garden Warbler 1, Golden Oriole 3, Caspian Reed Warbler 1, Spotted Flycatcher 1, White-throated Kingfisher 2, Red-backed Shrike 1, Woodchat Shrike 2, Grey Wagtail 1, Sykes’s Wagtail 3, Black-headed Wagtail1, Wryneck 1.

Broad-billed Sandpiper Limicola falcinellus 

Broad-billed Sandpiper Limicola falcinellus

Broad-billed Sandpiper Limicola falcinellus 

Broad-billed Sandpiper Limicola falcinellus

Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 

Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula

Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii 

Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii

Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii amongst Curlew Sandpipers, Little Stints and Dunlins. Note size differences.

Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii amongst waders

Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis 

Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis

Dunlin Calidris alpina 

Dunlin	 Calidris alpina