Birds that need submitting a filled KORC Form

The following list of birds are considered vagrant as they are recorded less 15 times. Birders are kindly required to submit a filled KORC Form for each sighting of the following species.

Completed forms can be sent via e-mail (preferred method) to KORC addressed to both: mikeinq8 'AT' gmail.com and alsirhan 'A' alsirhan.com
Please name and save files in the following format:
Species_Name_dd_mm_yyyy_ObserverName_Surname
(E.g. Richards_Pipit_29_03_2012_M_Pope)

The KORC Form is available here for download.

Last updated on 05/09/2013

Greater White-fronted Goose

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons
Vagrant, 4 records.
1st - 3 on 05/02/2005 at Ras Subiya by George Gregory.
2nd - 2 on 14/11/2009 at Golf Club at Wafra Road 306 by Simon Price.
3rd - 7 on 31/10/2014 and next day 32 at JPR, O Al-Shaheen, H Al-Shayji, Abdulaziz Al-Yousef.
4th - 2 on 26/01/2015 at JPR, H Bouresli.

Mute Swan

Mute Swan Cygnus olor
Vagrant, one record.
1st - 1 in November 1997 at Jahra Pool Reserve Mish'al Al-Jraiwi.

Marbled Duck

Marbled Duck Marmaronetta angustirostris
Vagrant, 4 records.
1st - 3 on 09/02/1995 to 04/10/1996 at Jahra Pool Reserve by S.T. Spencer, C.W.T. Pilcher, Mahmoud Shehab and George Gregory.
2nd - 1 on 21-23/01/2000 at Sabah Al-Salem by J. Gaskell and Mark O. Chichester.
3rd - 4 on 09/02/2000 at Sabah Al-Salem by G. Gregory.
4th - 1 on 04/10/2007 at SAANR by Khaled Al-Ghanem.

Red-crested Pochard

Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina
Vagrant, two records.
1st - 9 on 29/12/2011 at Jahra Pool Reserve by Ouda Al-Bathali.
2nd - 1 from 13/09/2016 to 20/10/2016 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Neil Tovey.

Long-tailed Duck

Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis
Vagrant, one record.
1st - 4 on 07/11/2012 at Jahra Pool Reserve by Ouda Al-Bathali

Red-breasted Merganser

Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
Vagrant, two records.
1st - 2 on 17-18/01/1997 S T Spencer and C W T Pilcher.
2nd - 1 on 11/02/2015 at Jahra Pools Reserve, M Craig.

Sooty Shearwater

Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea
Vagrant, three record.
1st - 1 on 09/05/2009 on route to Kubbar Island, by Humoud Al-Shayji.
2nd - 1 on 24/05/2014 at Kuwait Bay, O.Al-Shaheen, H.Al-Shayji, A.Al-Yousef.
3rd - 1 on 23/05/2015 at Mina Al Zour by Mike Pope, then 2 on 25/05/2015 at Jahra Pools Reserve by Omar Al-Shaheen.

Persian Shearwater

Persian Shearwater Puffinus persicus
Vagrant, one record.
1st - 25 on 09/05/1957 off beach south of Shuaiba, V A D Sales.

Red-necked Grebe

Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena
Vagrant, one record.
1st - 1 on 27/10/2010 found dead at Jahra East Outfall, Nicole Burgos & A Al-Sirhan.

Horned Grebe

Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus
Vagrant, two records.
1st - 1 on 04/11/1988 at Jahra Pool Reserve G Gregory, C. W. T. Pilcher, A. Tye and M. Shihab.
2nd - 2 on 01/01/2013 at Jahra Pool Reserve by Rashed Al-Hajji

Lesser Flamingo

Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor
Vagrant, 4 records.
1st - 1 on 13/12/2007 at Sulaibikhat Bay, K. Al-Nasralah and R. Al-Hajji
2nd - 1 on 16/01/2010 at Sulaibikhat Bay, R. Al-Hajji.
3rd - 1 on 06/11/2014 at Sulaibikhat Bay, by Kane Brides, Robbie Hawkins and AbdulRahman Al-Sirhan.
4th - 1 on 22/12/2015 at Sulaibikhat Bay, Rashed Al-Hajji.

Red-billed Tropicbird

Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus
Vagrant, 3 records.
1st - 1 on 01/03/1954 at Sea Island/Kubbar R. Meinertzhagen.
2nd - 1 on 01/04/ 1969 at Khor Muffattah R. Meinertzhagen.
3rd - 1 in 1974 by K. Nakamura.

African Sacred Ibis

African Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus
Vagrant, 2 records.
1st - 1 bird seen from 1980 to 1989 C. W. T. Pilcher, G. Gregory & M. Shihab.
2nd - 17 on 18/03/2007 at JEO by R. Al-Hajji.

Striated Heron

Striated Heron Butorides striata
Vagrant, 5 records.
1st - 1 on 31/07/2011 at Sulaibikhat Bay by K.Al-Ghanem.
2nd - 1 on 06/07/2014 at Jahra Pool Reserve, K.Al-Ghanem.
3rd - 1 on 17/10/2014 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Mohammad Hamza Askar.
4th - 1 on 21/02/2015 at Khiran Marina, Mike Pope.
5th - 1 on 03/10/2015 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Omar Al-Shaheen.

Indian Pond Heron

Indian Pond Heron Ardeola grayii
Vagrant, two records.
1st - 1 on 07/11/2009 at Al-Abraq A Al-Sirhan.
2nd - 2 on 15/07/2013 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Omar Al-Shaheen.

Dalmatian Pelican

Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus
Vagrant, 8 records.
1st - 1 on 30/03/1968 by V. A. D. Sales.
2nd - 1 on 21/11/1980 C.W.T Pilcher.
3rd - 1 on 28/11/1981 at Sulaibikhat Bay by C. W. T. Pilcher.
4th - 3 on 05/04/1999 by H-M Bush, J. Rathberger-Knan and W. Bindl.
5th - 1 on 01/12/2002at Ras Salmiya J Brown.
6th - 1 on 6/3/2005 found dead at JEO, G Gregory.
7th - 2 on 01/05/2012 at Buobyan Island by Khaled Al-Nasrallah.
8th - 2 on 15/06/2014 at Buobyan Island, K & N Al-Nasrallah, P. Fagel.

Lesser Frigatebird

Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel
Vagrant, one record.
1st - 1 on 10/04/2008 at Zour Port Chris Lansdell et al

Pygmy Cormorant

Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmeus
Vagrant, 3 records.
1st - 2 on 10/3/2001 at JEO O. Schroeder, S. Schroeder and G. Ostero.
2nd - 1 on 04/12/2010 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields B Foster, P Fagel. It was last seen on 01/04/2011.
3rd - 1 on 09/08/2013 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Omar Al-Shaheen & Hamad Bouresli.

African Darter

African Darter Anhinga rufa
Vagrant, one record.
1st - 2 on 24/09/2009 at JEO by R. Al-Hajji et al.

Lappet-faced Vulture

Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos trachielotos
Vagrant, one record.
1st - 1 on 15/04/2008 at SAANR by K. Al-Nasrallah.

Golden Eagle

Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos
Vagrant, 10 records.
1st - 1 on 19/11/1977 at Bahra P.R.Haynes.
2nd - 1 22/03/1980 at Abdali C.W.T.Pilcher.
3rd - 1 26/03/1986 at Sulaibikhat A.Tye, M.Shehab.
4th - 1 on 5/03/1992 at Jahra C.W.T.Pilcher.
5th - 1 on 2/03/1995 second-year photographed at Dibdibah G.Gregory et al.
6th - 1 on 15/03/1996 at Jahra C.W.T.Pilcher et al.
7th - 1 on 22/02/1998 at Wafra-Nuwaisib Road M.O.Chichester.
8th - 1 on 25/05/2006 second-year photographed at SAANR M.Al-Jeraiwi.
9th - 1 on 15/04/2014 at Jahra Pool Reserve, M Craig.
10th - 1 on 25/05/2015 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Neil Tovey.

White-tailed Eagle

White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla
Vagrant, three records.
1st - 1 on 25/11/2009 to 09/12/2009 first found at JEO by Ouda Al-Bathali.
2nd - 1 on 11/12/2014 at Jahra Pools Reserve, Yousef Al-Failakawy, Faisal Al-Nomass.
3rd - 1 on 13/11/2015 at Failaka Island, M Al-Mohwash, A Al-Khamees.

Demoiselle Crane

Demoiselle Crane Grus virgo
Vagrant, 11 records.
1st - 4 on 05/01/1954 at Jahra R. Meinertzhagen, 4 on 08/01/1954 at Kadima P R Haynes.
2nd - 5 on 08/01/1974 P R Haynes.
3rd - 5 on 08/09/1977 at Kuwait City coast, P. R. Haynes.
4th - 9 on 17/3/1986 A. Tye M Shehab.
5th - 100 on 13/09/1996 at Al-Abraq, M Shehab, and 14 on 13/09/1996 at Jahra, S T Spencer, C W T Pilcher.
6th - 2 shot dead on 24/03/2000 at Ritqa, G Gregory (Hamad al-Baqr et al.)
7th - 2 on 19/03/2010 at North Doha, B Foster, P Fagel, B Somod, later 69 on 25/03/2010 at SAANR K Al-Nasrallah.
8th - 3 on 06/10/2012 at Jahra Pool Reserve by Homoud Al-Shayji.
9th - 1 on 12/09/2014 shot dead by a hunter at Gulf Road, reported by Abdulaziz Al-Yousef.
10th - 2 on 12/09/2015 at Jahra Pool Reserve, K Al Nasrallah.
11th - 7 on 18/09/2016 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Omar Al-Shaheen, Khaled Al-Ghanem.

Common Crane

Common Crane Grus grus
Vagrant, 9 records.
1st - 2 on 13/11/1987 at Jahra Pool Reserve C.W.T. Pilcher, M. Shehab and G. Gregory.
2nd - 1 on 30/12/2000 to 3/2001 at Sulaibikhat Bay by G. Rowlands, M.O. Chichester, S.T. Spencer and G. Gregory.
3rd - 1 on 18/01/2001 at Sulaibikhat S T Spencer, one on 19/01/2001 C Pilcher, S T Spencer. One on 08/02/2001 G Rowlands all at Sulaibikhat. Also two on 17/02/2001 shot dead by Khabari Al-Awazem Kuwaiti hunters as per K. Al-Nasrallah.
4th - 35 birds on 17/09/2009 at JEO by R. Al-Hajji.
5th - 5 on 13/01/2010 at SAANR by P Fagel.
6th - 1 on 27/03/2010 at SAANR by R Al-Hajji.
7th - 1 on 22/03/2011 at SAANR by P Fagel.
8th - 1 on 24/10/2011 at Pivot Fields, by M.Khorshed.
9th - 1 from 16/10/2016 to 20/10/2016 at Jahra Pools Reserve, Markus Craig.

Spur-winged Lapwing

Spur-winged Lapwing Vanellus spinosus
Vagrant, 15 records.
1st - 1 on 29/11/1958 at Ahmadi VAD Sales
2nd - 2 on 16/10/1992, 3 on 23/11/1992 at Jahra Bay M Shehab, ST Spencer, CWT Pilcher, B Wright.
3rd - 1 at Jahra Pool Reserve, 12-13/03/1996, P Jones, T Squire.
4th - 1 on 7/01/2000 at Jahra Bay S T Spencer, MO Chichester, J Gaskell.
5th - 1 on 6/06/2007 at JEO A.Al-Sirhan.
6th - 1 on 6/11/2007 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields A.Al-Surayea.
7th - 1 on 2/4/2008 at Pivot Fields by K de Rouck, D Collin, J Celis.
8th - 3 on 3/11/2008 at JEO by M.Khorshed.
9th - 1 on 22/04/2009 at JEO R Al-Hajji.
10th - 1 on 29/09/2011 at Jahra Pool Reserve, by Fahad Al-Khamis.
11th - 1 on 08/11/2012 at JEO by Rashed Al-Hajji.
12th - 1 on 16/05/2013 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Halima Bu Ghaith.
13th - 5 on 17/10/2013 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Omar Al-Shaheen.
14th - 2 on 03/03/2015 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Omar Al-Shaheen.
15th - 2 on 09/11/2015 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Omar Al-Shaheen.

Sociable Lapwing

Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius
Vagrant, 8 records.
1st - 1 on 19/03/1971 at Subiya Jack Webb.
2nd - 1 on 12/12/1999 at Bharat Ali M.Shehab.
3rd - 1 on 17/06-6/07/2000 at Mahboula JM Bishop.
4th - 3 on 30/12-31/12/2008 at Pivot Fields by A.Al-Sirhan et al.
5th - 1 on 08/11/2009 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields A Al-Suraye.
6th - 4 shot dead by bird shooters, at Ritqa on 13/03/2013 reported A. Al-Surayae.
7th - 2 shot dead by bird shooters at Ritqa on 18/02/2014 reported by Omar Al-Shaheen.
8th - 1 on 06/11/2014 at Jahra Pools Reserve, by Ammar Al-Jeraiwi.

Eurasian Golden Plover

Eurasian Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria
Vagrant, 10 records.
1st - 1 on 22/11/2007 at JEO R Al-Hajji.
2nd - 1 on 8/12/2007 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields by Kari Haataja, Vesa Jouhki, Pekka Fagel.
3rd - 2 on 29/12/2007 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields by A. Al-Sirhan, G. Brown et al.
4th - 9 on 12/1/2008 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields by P.Fagel, B.Foster, G.Brown
5th - 5 on 29/12/2008 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields by A.Al-Sirhan
6th - 1 on 01/11/2009 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields Humoud Al-Shayji.
7th - 2 on 03/01/2010 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields R Al-Hajji.
8th - 1 on 04/12/2010 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields B Foster, P Fagel.
9th - 1 on 15/07/2011 at Jahra East Outfall, by Mike Pope.
10th - 1 on 26/02/2012 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields by Khaled Al-Ghanem.

Little Curlew

Little Curlew Numenius minutus
Vagrant, one record.
1st - 1 on 12-29/12/2007 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields, Abdulmohsen Al-Surayae.

Red Knot

Red Knot Calidris canutus
Vagrant, 6 records.
1st - 1 on 26/07/1962 at Kuwait Bay VAD Sales.
2nd - 1 on 02/06/2011 at Jahra East Outfall, by Rashed Al-Hajji.
3rd - 1 on 07/08/2014 at JPR by Rashed Al-Hajji.
4th - 1 on 19/11/2015 at JEO by K Haataja, H Palojärvi.
5th - 2 on 18/04/2016 at JPR by Markus Craig and German visitors.
6th - 2 on 04/05/2016 at JPR by Neil Tovey.

Pectoral Sandpiper

Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
Vagrant, one record.
1st - 1 on 05/10/2011 at Pivot Fields, by R.Al-Hajji.

Grey Phalarope

Grey Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius
Vagrant, 9 records.
1st - 1 on 10/1994 at Jahra Pool Reserve by G. Gregory, S.T. Spencer and C.W.T. Pilcher.
2nd - 3 on 23/04/2007 at Jahra East Outfall by Graeme Joynt, Colin Dodsworth et al.
3rd - 1 was on 05/06/2008 at JEO by Khaled Al-Ghanem.
4th - 1 on 29/04/2009 at Jahra East Outfall, Rashed Al-Hajji.
5th - 1 on 28/05/2013 at Jahra East Outfall, Rashed Al-Hajji.
6th - 1 on 22/06/2013 at Jahra East Outfall, Rashed Al-Hajji.
7th - 1 on 02/09/2014 at Jahra Pools Reserve, K Al-Khanem.
8th - 1 on 28/02/2015 at Entertainment City, A.Al-Sirhan.
9th - 2 on 16/04/2015 at Jahra Pools Reserve, Markus Craig.

Oriental Pratincole

Oriental Pratincole Glareola maldivarum
Vagrant, one record.
1st - 2 on 25/03/2008 at Pivot Fields A Al-Sirhan.

Black-legged Kittiwake

Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla
Vagrant, one record.
1st 1- on 19/03/1991 off Mina Saud T.Tafforeau.

Little Gull

Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus
Vagrant, 7 records.
1st - 5 on 17/08/1961 at Ahmadi V.A.D.Sales.
2nd - 1 on 26/02-19/04/1978 W A Stuart, P R Haynes.
3rd - 1 on 01-15/04/1979 at Messila W A Stuart.
4th - 1 on 5/06/2000 at Shuwaikh P.Cowan.
5th - 1 on 23/02/2006 second-year photographed at Jahra East Outfall B.Foster.
6th - 1 on 01/04/2015 at Jahra Pools Reserve, M Craig.
7th - 1 on 28/10/2015 at Abu Al Hasaniya, O Al-Shaheen.

Franklin's Gull

Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan
Vagrant, one record.
1st - 1 on 05/06/2012 at Jahra East Outfall by Rashed Al-Hajji.

Mediterranean Gull

Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus
Vagrant, 6 records.
1st - 1 on 17/02/1961 Kuwait Bay V A D Sales.
2nd - 1 on 23/04/1982 Ras Salmiya C W T Pilcher.
3rd - 1 on 10/02/1989 second-year at Jahra Pool Reserve G.Gregory, C W T Pilcher, M Shehab.
4th - 1 on 02/03/1995 an adult at Doha Harbour G.Gregory et al.
5th - 1 on 28/01/2000 an adult at Fahaheel Sea Club J.Gaskell.
6th - 1 on 02/02/2012 at Green Island by P Fagel and Robert Swan.

Arctic Tern

Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea
Vagrant, 7 records.
1st - 1 on 26/05/1995 at Jahra Bay S T Spencer, C W T Pilcher.
2nd - 1 on 22/05/2005 photographed at Jahra East Outfall, A.Al-Sirhan.
3rd - 5 on 12/06/2006 four adults and one first summer at Jahra East Outfall A.Al-Sirhan.
4th - 1 on 27/06/2009 at Jahra Pool Reserve Rashed Al-Hajji.
5th - 1 on 03/06/2011 at Jahra Pool Reserve,by Rashed Al-Hajji.
6th - 2 on 13/06/2015 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Omar Al-Shaheen.
7th - 1 on 30/07/2016 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Neil Tovey and Mike Pope.

Black Tern

Black Tern Chlidonias niger
Vagrant, 16 records.
1st - 1 on 11/06/2005 at Jahra East Outfall by A. Al-Sirhan.
2nd - 1 on 04/06/2006 at South Doha Reserve by A. Al-Sirhan.
3rd - 1 on 06/06/2007 at JEO by A. Al-Sirhan and R. Al-Hajji.
4th - 1 on 03/08/2007 at Sulaibikhat Bay by M.Pope.
5th - 1 on 07/12/2007 at Sulaibikhat Bay by P. Fagel and a Finish Group.
6th - 1 on 10/06/2008 at JEO R Al-Hajji.
7th - 1 on 21/06/2008 at JEO R Al-Hajji.
8th - 1 on 23/08/2008 at Sulaibikhat Club by A.Al-Sirhan.
9th - 1 on 30/11/2008 at JEO R Al-Hajji.
10th - 1 on 24/06/2009 at JEO R Al-Hajji.
11th - 1 on 04/07/2009 at JEO R Al-Hajji.
12th - 1 on 29/05/2013 at JEO A Al-Sirhan and R Al-Hajji.
13th - 1 on 10/06/2014 at JEO, Mohd Khorshed.
14th - 1 on 25/07/2014 at JEO O Al-Shaheen.
15th - 1 on 04/10/2015 at Jahra Pools Reserves, Ammar Al-Juraiwi.
16th - 1 on 24/07/2016 at Jahra Pools Reserves, Omar Al-Shaheen.

Long-tailed Skua

Long-tailed Skua Stercorarius longicaudus
Vagrant, 4 records.
1st - 1 on 27/05/1994 at Doha S T Spencer, C W T Pilcher.
2nd - 1 on 01/07/2009 at Jahra Pools Reserve, Humoud Al-Shayji.
3rd - 1 on 30/05/2011 at Jahra Pools Reserve, Mohammed Khorshed.
4th - 1 on 01/07/2015 at Jahra Pools Reserve, Omar Al-Shaheen.

Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse

Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse Syrrhaptes exustus
Vagrant, 3 records.
1st - 3 captured alive out of about 30 photographed at Ratqa on one Friday in February 1999 (S.Al-Awadhi et al.)
2nd - 1 on 4/03/2005 female photographed at Sabah Al-Salem P Fagel, B Foster, A Bailey, G.Gregory.
3rd - 1 on 05/01/2007 at Sabah Al-Salem, Samira Al-Khalifa.

Stock Dove

Western Stock Dove Columba oenas
Vagrant, 9 records.
1st - 1 in March 1998 at Jaber Al-Ali Farm M.Shehab.
2nd - 1 on 15/10/1998 at Jahra Pool Reserve S T Spencer.
3rd - 1 on 30/11/2004 at Umm Al-Aish G Gregory.
4th - 1 on 19/11/2008 at JEO M Khorshed.
5th - 1 on 01/01/2009 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields, P Fagel.
6th - 1 on 14/11/2009 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields, Richard Saval.
7th - 1 on 01/11/2010 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields, P Fagel.
8th - 1 on 20/11/2010 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields, AbdulMoshen Al-Suraye.
9th - 1 on 21/11/2015 at JPR, Ouda Al-Bathali.

Rufous Turtle Dove

Rufous Turtle Dove Streptopelia (orientalis) meena
Vagrant, 14 records.
1st - 2 birds at Ahmadi on 06/0 6/1956 by VAD Sales.
2nd - 1 shot bird on 1/10/2001 K Al-Nasrallah G Gregory.
3rd - 1 on 12/04/2002 shot and identified by hunters (they had their own field guides according to G. Gregory).
4th - 1 on 17/09/2004, by G gregory, A Bailey, B Foster.
5th - 1 on 21/09/2004 at Bubiyan Island.
6th - 1 on 1/11/2008 at Al-Abraq by A.Al-Sirhan,R.Al-Hajji
7th - 1 on 06/11/2009 Abdulmohsen Al-Suraye, one on 30/11/2009 Mohed Khorshed both at Pivot Fields.
8th - 1 on 14/10/2010 at Jahra Pool Reserve by Mohd Khorshed.
9th - 1 on 17/10/2010 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields by R Al-Hajji.
10th - 1 on 05/03/2011 at Jahra Farms by Brian Foster and Mike Pope.
11th - 1 on 19/11/2011 at Jahra Farms by Mike Pope.
12th - 1 on 09/10/2014 at Jahra Pools Reserve, Omar Al-Shaheen.
13th - 1 on 30/09/2015 at Jahra Pools Reserve, Mohd Khorshed.
14th - 1 on 02/11/2015 at Jahra Pools Reserve, Ahmed Salem.

Asian Koel

Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopaceus
Vagrant, one record.
1st - 1 on 22/02/2009 at Abdali Farms, Ouda Al-Bathali.

Pallid Scops Owl

Pallid Scops Owl Otus brucei
Vagrant, 15 records.
1st - 1 on 04/03/2004 at Tulha, SAANR K Al-Nasrallah.
2nd - 1 on 20/02/2005 at Tulha, SAANR, A. Al-Sirhan.
3rd - 1 on 24/10/2006 photographed at SAANR K Al-Nasrallah, B Foster, M Pope.
4th - 1 on 06/01/2007 at Green Island by M Pope.
5th - 1 on 28/02/2009 at Jahra M Kaoiwi, M Pope.
6th - 1 on 18/11/2012 at Shuwaikh Park, by Halima Bu Khaith.
7th - 1 on 30/10/2013 at Jahra Pool Resrve, by Saleh Al-Sulaihim.
8th - 1 on 07/11/2013 at Jal Al Zour, by Bouke Atema.
9th - 1 on 02/01/2014 at Al-Abraq, A.Al-Sirhan, G. Brown.
10th - 1 on 23/10/2014 at Al-Abraq, H Bouresli, M Khorshed.
11th - 1 on 07/12/2014 at Um Niqqa Farms, Khalaf Al-Fahad.
12th - 1 on 30/01/2015 at Green Island, Neil Tovey.
13th - 1 on 03/02/2015 at Al Abraq, M Craig.
14th - 1 on 05/02/2015 at Al Liyah, A Al-Jeraiwi and O Al-Shaheen.
15th - 1 on 15/10/2015 at Jahra Pools Reserve, M Craig.

Long-eared Owl

Long-eared Owl Asio otus
Vagrant, 7 records.
1st - 1 on 27/12/1994 found dead at Um Erimam Farm S T Spencer.
2nd - 1 on 18/01 to 8/02/1985 at Umm Al-Aish, by CWT Pilcher, M Shehab.
3rd - 1 on 06/01/2001 photographed at Jahra Pool Reserve K Al-Ghanem.
4th - 1 on 26/12/2001 found about two months dead photographed at Sabriya Farm, G.Gregory, A.Bailey, K.Al-Nasrallah.
5th - 2 on 05/12/2014 at Al-Abraq, K Al-Ghanem.
6th - 1 on 05/12/2014 at Jahra Pools Reserve, by Abdullatif Asiri.
7th - 1 on 01/03/2016 at Al-Abraq, by Omar Al-Shaheen.

Red-footed Falcon

Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus
Vagrant, 3 records.
1st - 1 found dead on 9/5/2002 G. Gregory & H. Merlet.
2nd - 1 on 10/05/2009 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields, R. Al-Hajji.
3rd - 1 on 10/10/2016 at Al-Abraq, R. Al-Hajji.

Amur Falcon

Amur Falcon Falco amurensis
Vagrant, 2 records.
1st - 1 on 29/05/2010 at SAANR by Mohd Khorshed.
2nd - 1 on 13/05/2012 at Jahra East Outfall by Rashed Al-Hajji.

Sooty Falcon

Sooty Falcon Falco concolor
Vagrant, 13 records.
1st - 1 on 28/03/1987 at Sulaibikhat Bay by Charles Pilcher
2nd - 1 on 10/05/1994 at Abu Halifa by Bryon Wright.
3rd - 1 on 21/04/1999 at Jahra Pool Area found by Khaled Al-Nasrallah
4th - 1 on 24/04/2000 at Bneid Al-Gar by Charles Pilcher
5th - 2 on 20/04/2002 at Jabria by Charles Pilcher.
6th - 1 on 19/06/2002 at Shuwaikh by Musaad Al-Saleh
7th - 1 on 29/04/2004 on a wrecked ship off at Bubiyan Island by R. Loughland, J. Dashti, G. Gregory, S. Al-Dosary
8th - 1 on 31/05/2004 at Fintas by George Gregory.
9th - 1 on 08/10/2004 at Jahra Farms by B Foster and G Gregory.
10th - 1 on 09/10/2010 at Jahra Pool Reserve by Mike Pope.
11th -1 on 13/10/2013 at Khuwaisat by Khaled Al-Nasrallah.
12th -1 on 21/08/2015 at Mutla'a Ranch, M Pope, M Craig.
13th -1 on 07/10/2015 at Jahra Pools Reserve, O Al Shaheen, A Al Juraiwi.

Barbary Falcon

Barbary Falcon Falco pelegrinoides
Vagrant, 5 records.
1st - 1 on 19/5/2001 M. Shihab.
2nd - 1 on 17/6/2005 B. Foster & A. Bailey.
3rd - 1 on 24/12/2007 at Kuwait Towers J.Fagefors et al.
4th - 1 on 22/01/2010 at Jahra Pool Reserve P Fagel.
5th - 1 on 18/03/2014 at Sabhan, Saad Al-Nouri.

Long-tailed Shrike

Long-tailed Shrike Lanius schach
Vagrant, 2 records.
1st - 1 on 07/10/2004 at Jahra Pool Reserve K Al-Ghanem.
2nd - 1 on 14/10/2006 at Sulaibikhat Reserve by Hussain Al-Qallaff stayed untill 09/04/2007, then from 03/11/2007 at Sulaibikhat Reserve by P Fagel to 12/04/2008 when last seen by 4 Finnish birders.

Arabian Grey Shrike

Arabian Grey Shrike Lanius aucheri
Vagrant, 3 records.
1st - 1 on 02/11/2003 at Sulaibikhat Bay, by A.Al-Sirhan.
2nd - 1 on 09/08/2009 at Khiran Area by R. Al-Hajji.
3rd - 1 juvenile, on 15/06/2013 at Jahra East Outfall by Omar Al-Shaheen.

Ashy Drongo

Ashy Drongo Edolius leucophaeus
Vagrant, 3 records.
1st - 1 on 03/04/2010 at Jahra Farms, Hans Rudhe, Olle Karlsson and Pekka Fagel.
2nd - 2 on 07/12/2010 at Jahra Farms, Pekka Fagel and Brian Foster. It was last seen on 27/12/2010.
3rd - 1 on 05/02/3013 at Fintas Park by Nicola Hulet

Rook

Rook Corvus frugilegus
Vagrant, 3 records.
1st - 1 on 30/03/1955 V A D Sales.
2nd - 1 on 25/05/1963 V A D Sales.
3rd - 1 on 22/12/2006 to 05/01/2007 at Shuwaikh Port, A Al-Sirhan.

Hooded Crow

Hooded Crow Corvus cornix
Vagrant, two records.
1st - 1 on 10/06/2014 at Kubbar Island, A Vidalis, S Zoogaris.
2nd - 1 on 07/02/2015 at Jahra Pols Reserve, M Craig.

Mesopotamian Crow

Mesopotamian Crow Corvus (cornix) capellanus
Vagrant, two records.
1st - 1 on 23/10/2012 at Jahra Pool Reserve by Khaled Al-Ghanem.
2nd - 1 on 28/09/2013 at Jahra Pool Reserve by Yousef Al-Failakawi.

Sombre Tit

Sombre Tit Poecile lugubris
Vagrant, one record.
1st - 1 in September 2009 photographed on Gulf Road opposite Salwa Willem Scheepers.

Great Tit

Great Tit Parus major
Vagrant, one record.
1st - 1 on 12/04/2006 at Green Island T Frandsen, A Hagerman, J Hansen, M Poulsen.

Thick-billed Lark

Thick-billed Lark Ramphocoris clotbey
Vagrant, 7 records. Has bred.
1st - 2 on 20/02/1978, 5-10/03/1978, 30/06-7/07/1978 at Al-Batin P R Haynes, Leon Corrall.
2nd - 2 on 15/01/1979 at Al-Batin, by P R Haynes, 20/04/1979 at Al-Batin by W A Stuart, C W T Pilcher.
3rd - 2 on 11/02/1983 at Al-Salmi CWT Pilcher.
4th - 4 on 25/01/1985 to 1/02/1985 CWT Pilcher, M Shehab, B Wright.
5th - 7 on 8/03, 22/03, 29/03/2002 Al-Salmi CWT Pilcher, ST Spencer where on 29/03/2002 a nest with 4 eggs was found. First breeding record.
6th - 2 on 08/03/2005 G Gregory, 10/03/2005 A Al-Sirhan both at Al-Salmi.
7th - 2 on 19/08/2014 at Abduliyah KOC Reserve, H Al-Shayji.

Calandra Lark

Calandra Lark Melanocorypha calandra
Vagrant, 2 records.
1st - 2 on 06/11/1998 at Shaab J.Gaskell.
2nd - 1 on 15/11/2007 photographed at Jahra East Outfall R Al-Hajji.

Pale Crag Martin

Pale Crag Martin Ptyonoprogne obsoleta
Vagrant, 9 records.
1st - 3 at Kuwait City on 23/05/1973 E Grieve.
2nd - 1 on 25/02/1974 near Jal Al Zour PR Haynes.
3rd - 2 on 07/01/1987 CWT Pilcher, M Shehab.
4th - 2 at Khiran on 4/04/1999 H-M.Busch, J Rathberger-Knan, W Bindl.
5th - 1 at Jal Az-Zor on 25/12/2001 ST Spencer.
6th - 1 at Jahra East Outfall on 5/12/2004 G.Gregory.
7th - 1 on 28/03/2008 at Al-Abraq by P.Fagel
8th - 1 on 09/04/2011 at SAANR by B Foster and Andrew Livermore.
9th - 2 on 14/01/2015 at Jal Al Zour by Omar Al-Shaheen and then another one on 25/01/2015 by Ahmed Jamal.

Streak-throated Swallow

Streak-throated Swallow Petrochelidon fluvicola
Vagrant, two records.
1st - 1 on 06/12/2013 at Jahra Pool Reserve, by Dennis O'Sullivan et al.
2nd - 2 on 14/04/2014 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Birdfinder Group.

Eastern Bonelli's Warbler

Eastern Bonelli's Warbler Phylloscopus orientalis
Vagrant, 2 records.
1st - 2 on 12/08/2008 at Jahra Farm P Fagel.
2nd - 1 on 31/08/2012 at Jahra Pool Reserve, by Rashed Al-Hajji.

Dusky Warbler

Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus
Vagrant, 2 record.
1st - 1 on 29/10/2009 at Jahra Farms P Fagel.
2nd - 1 on 13/11/2010 at Al-Abraq B Foster, P Fagel.

Hume's Leaf Warbler

Hume's Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus humei
Vagrant, 7 records.
1st - 1 on 8/12/1995 at Jahra Farms, G. Gregory.
2nd - 1 on 28/12/2008 at Al-Abraq, K.De Rouck, D.Collin, J.Celis.
3rd - 2 on 20/11/2010 at Al-Abraq, M Pope et al.
4th - 1 on 03/12/2011 at Rawdatain, Pekka Fagel.
5th - 1 on 03/12/2014 at Al-Abraq, O Al-Shaheen, H Al-Shayji.
6th - 1 on 05/11/2015 at Al-Abraq, A Al-Sirhan.
7th - 1 on 17/11/2015 at Mutla'a Ranch, P Fagel.

Paddyfield Warbler

Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola
Vagrant, 4 records.
1st - 1 on 26/08/2012 at Jahra Pools Reserve by Rashed Al-Hajji.
2nd - 1 on 30/10/2013 at Jahra East Outfall by A. Al-Sirhan.
3rd - 1 on 25/08/2014 at Jahra East Outfall, R Al-Hajji.
4th - 1 on 09/09/2014 at Al-Abraq, H Bouresli.

Blyth's Reed Warbler

Blyth's Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum
Vagrant, 3 records.
1st - 1 on 15/07/1971 at Ahmadi, netted, measured and identified by S Howe.
2nd - 1 on 19/08/1971 at Ahmadi netted, measured and identified by S Howe.
3rd - 1 on 15/09/2012 at Sabah Al-Ahmad Nature Reserve, by Rashed Al-Hajji.

Booted Warbler

Booted Warbler Iduna caligata
Vagrant, 4 records.
1st - 1 on 02/09/2006 at SAANR by A.Al-Sirhan.
2nd - 1 on 27/08/2012 at Jaha East Outfall by Rashed Al-Hajji.
3rd - 1 on 28/08/2012 at SAANR Rashed Al-Hajji.
4th - 1 on 15/08/2013 at SAANR by R Al-Hajji and Mike Pope.

Olive-tree Warbler

Olive-tree Warbler Hippolais olivetorum
Vagrant, one record.
1st - 1 on 14/09/1972 found dead and photographed at Umm Al-Aish, S.Howe.

Zitting Cisticola

Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis
Vagrant, 6 records.
1st - 2 from 19/01/1979 to 9/03/1979, L Corrall, W A Stuart.
2nd - 1 on 1-18/01/1980 at Jahra Pool Reserve W A Stuart, M Shehab.
3rd - 1 on 16/11/1984 at Jahra Pool Reserve C W T Pilcher.
4th - 1 on 18/03/1988 trapped at Al-Abraq G Gregory, C W T Pilcher, M Shehab.
5th - 1 on 02/03/1990 at Jahra Pool Reserve C W T Pilcher.
6th - 1 on 28/11/2013 at Al-Abraq, by M Pope and Markus Craig.

Goldcrest

Goldcrest Regulus regulus
Vagrant, one record.
1st - 2 on 16/11/2013 at Al-Abraq by Humoud Al-Shayji and Abdulaziz Al-Yousef.
2nd - 2 on 01/12/2014 at Al-Abraq by Hamad Bouresli.

Winter Wren

Eurasian Wren Troglodytes troglodytes
Vagrant, 2 records.
1st - 1 on 23/11/1995 first-year ringed and photographed at Jahra Pool Reserve N Cleere, D Kelly.
2nd - 1 on 24/01/2002 at Sabah Al-Salem G.Gregory.

Ring Ouzel

Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus
Vagrant, 8 records.
1st - 1 on 20/11/1971 Al-Rawdatain S Howe, R Stafford.
2nd - 2 on 17/02/1989 at Al-Abraq G Gregory, CWT Pilcher, M Shehab.
3rd - 1 on 8/12/1995 at Jahra Farms G Gregory.
4th - 1 on 15/11/1998 at Wafra Oil Fields MO Chichester.
5th - 1 on 21/11/2004 at Jahra Pool Reserve K. Al-Ghanem.
6th - 1 on 18/1/2008 at Al-Abraq by a Danish group, P.Fagel, B.Foster.
7th - 1 on 05/11/2008 at Al-Abraq by P.Fagel.
8th - 1 on 03/12/2014 at Al-Abraq by Mohammad Murad.

Dusky Thrush

Dusky Thrush Turdus eunomus
Vagrant, one record.
1st - 1 on 09/01 to 13/02/1987 photographed at Abraq Al-Khabari C W T Pilcher, G Gregory, M Shehab.

Black Scrub Robin

Black Scrub Robin Cercotrichas podobe
Vagrant, 4 records.
1st - 1 on 26/04 to 6/05/2006 photographed at Sabah Al-Ahmad Natural Reserve K Al-Nasrallah, B.Foster et al.
2nd - 1 on 21/03/2010 at Al-Abraq H Al-Shayji, M Khorshed.
3rd - 1 on 24/04/2015 at Al Dhahar Area, Mohammad Shah.
4th - 1 on 09/05/2015 at Kuwait Zoo, Faisal Al-Nomas.

Eastern Nightingale

Eastern Nightingale Luscinia (megarhynchos) golzii
Rare passage migrant, 7 records.
1st - 1 on 04/05/2007 at Jahra Farms, by Mike Pope, Brian Foster, Pekka Fagel.
2nd - 1 on 13/04/2010 by Rashed Al-Hajji.
3rd - 1 on 05/04/2013 at Al-Sabahiya by Omar Al-Shaheen.
4th - 1 on 17/04/2014 at Mutla Farm, Hamad Bouresli.
5th - 1 on 17/04/2014 at Kabd Reserve, Omar Al-Shaheen.
6th - 1 on 26/04/2014 at Abdaly Farms, A.Al-Sirhan.
7th - 1 on 29/04/2014 at Wafra,Humoud Al-Shayji.

Collared Flycatcher

Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis
Vagrant, one record.
1st - 1 on 10/04/2013 at Al-Abraq by Angelo and Alberto Nava.

Taiga Flycatcher

Taiga Flycatcher Ficedula albicilla
Vagrant, 4 records.
1st - 1 on 19/04/2013 at Al-Abraq, by Ibrahim Al-Sahood.
2nd - 1 on 03/12/2013 at Al-Shallal's Farm, by Alan et al.
3rd - 1 on 20/11/2015 at Al Al-Abraq, K Haataja, P Fagel.
4th - 1 on 14/10/2016 at Mutla'a Ranch, Markus Craig.

Eversmann's Redstart

Eversmann's Redstart Phoenicurus erythronotus
Vagrant, 11 records.
1st - 1 on 12/12/1970 at Burgan Oil Field S Howe, N Montford.
2nd - 1 on 4/12/1987 at Al-Abraq G Gregory, C W T Pilcher, M Shehab,.
3rd - 1 on 21/02/1997 C W T Pilcher, S T Spencer.
4th - 1 on 16/02/2001 at Mishref, G Gregory.
5th - 1 on 23/01/2004 at Ahmed Al-Shallal Farm, G Gregory.
6th - 1 on 22/12/2006 to 3/01/2007 at Ahmed Al-Shallal Farm, G Gregory, A Al-Sirhan.
7th - 1 male on 15/11/2010 at SAANR, B Foster, P Fagel.
8th - 1 female on 26/11/2010 at Al-Abraq, B Foster, P Fagel.
9th - 1 male on 21/01/2011 at Wafra Farms, Pierre Crochet.
10th -1 male on 16/11/2013 at Al-Abraq, Pekka Fagel.
11th -1 male on 05/12/2015 at Khiran, M Pope.

Pied Stonechat

Pied Stonechat Saxicola caprata
Vagrant, one record.
1st - 1 on 20/05/2011 at Jahra Pool Reserve by B Foster and P Fagel. It was last seen on 27/05/2011.

Hooded Wheatear

Hooded Wheatear Oenanthe monacha
Vagrant, 9 records.
1st - 1 on 16/03/1958 at north-west Ahmadi V A D Sales.
2nd - 1 on 26/03/1971 at Sulaibikhat, by Jack Webb.
3rd - 1 on 28/12/1984 at Umm Al-Rimam C W T Pilcher, Bryon Wright, M Shihab.
4th - 1 on 1/01 to 5/02/1999 at Jal Az-Zor S T Spencer.
5th - 1 on 10-13/03/2001 at Sabah Al-Ahmad Natural Reserve O Schroeder, S Schroeder, G Ostero.
6th - 1 on 01/10/2002 at Jahra Pool Reserve K Al-Ghanem et al.
7th - 1 on 10/12/2011 at Jahra East Outfall by P Fagel et al.
8th - 1 on 22/11/2012 at Jahra East Outfall by Rashed Al-Hajji.
9th - 1 on 11/03/2016 at Al-Abraq by Markus Craig.

Variable Wheatear

Variable Wheatear Oenanthe picata
Vagrant, two records.
1st - 1 on 24/03/2014 at Liyah Reserve, R Al-Hajji.
2nd - 1 on 25/04/2015 at Kabd Reserve, M. Craig.

Hume's Wheatear

Hume's Wheatear Oenanthe albonigra
Vagrant, 7 records.
1st - 1 on 12/12/1963 at 'North Kuwait' by VAD Sales.
2nd - 2 on 30/09/1977 at Jal Az-Zor PR Haynes L. Corrall, WA Stuart.
3rd - 1 on 15/10/1978 at Wadi Al-Batin, WA Stuart.
4th - 1 on 28/01/1983 by CWT Pilcher.
5th - 1 on 11/02/2005 A Bailey, B Foster, G Gregory a SAANR.
6th - 1 on 9/9/2008 at Zour Port by M.Chichester .
7th - 1 on 12/12/2009 at SAANR P Fagel, B Foster.

Purple Sunbird

Purple Sunbird Cinnyris asiaticus
Vagrant, two records.
1st - 2 on 05/01/2008 at Ras Sybiya by R Al-Hajji.
2nd - 2 on 11/11/2014 at Al-Khiran by Khalaf Al-Fahad.

Radde's Accentor

Radde's Accentor Prunella ocularis
Vagrant, 3 records.
1st - 1 on 29/03/2007 at Al-Abraq C Brostam et al.
2nd - 1 on 15/03/2012 at SAANR by Rashed Al-Hajji.
3rd - 1 on 06/04/2012 at Al-Shallal's Fram by Todd Pepper.

Black-throated Accentor

Ural Black-throated Accentor Prunella atrogularis
Vagrant, one record.
1st - 1 on 28/11/1995 ringed and photographed at Jahra Pool Reserve N Cleere, D Kelly.

Dunnock

Dunnock Prunella modularis
Vagrant, 4 records.
1st - 1 on 08/11/1991 ringed at Messila M Reed, T Cross.
2nd - 1 on 08/11/1995 ringed and photographed at Jahra Pool Reserve N Cleere, D Kelly.
3rd - 1 on 23/11/1995 ringed and photographed at Jahra Pool Reserve N Cleere, D Kelly.
4th - 1 on 01/02/2001 at Sulaibiya G Gregory P Robertson.

Forest Wagtail

Forest Wagtail Dendronanthus indicus
Vagrant, one record.
1st - 1 on 10/11/12006 at Al-Abraq M Pope, B Foster, P Fagel.

Masked Wagtail

Masked Wagtail Motacilla (alba) personata
Vagrant, 5 records.
1st - 1 on 01/03/2011 at Jahra Pool Reserve by Khaled Al-Ghanem.
2nd - 1 on 10/02/2012 at Wafra Farms by Julien Mazenauer et al.
3rd - 1 on 02/03/2013 at Jahra Pool Reserve by Meshal Al-Saddani.
4th - 1 on 03/07/2013 at Jahra Pool Reserve by Khaled Al-Ghanem.
5th - 1 on 15/02/2015 at Jahra East Outfall by Neil Tovey.

Mongolian Finch

Mongolian Finch Bucanetes mongolicus
Vagrant, two records.
1st - 1 on 05/03/2009 later 12 on 20/03/2009 at SAANR by K. Al-Ghanem.
2nd - 1 on 08/04/2011 at SAANR by K. Al-Ghanem

European Greenfinch

European Greenfinch Chloris chloris
Vagrant, two records.
1st - 1 on 10/04/2013 at Al-Abraq by Angelo and Alberto Nava.
2nd - 1 on 29/11/2014 at Jahra Pools Reserve, Mohd Khorshed.

Desert Finch

Desert Finch Rhodospiza obsoleta
Vagrant, 15 records. Has bred.
1st - 2 on 20/5/2004 at Sabah Al-Ahmad Natural Reserve by H. Al-Qallaf.
2nd - 1 juvenile on 11/6/2004 at Jahra Farms by G. Gregory.
3rd - 1 on 15/11/2004 at Abraq Al-Khabari by G.Gregory.
4th - 8 on 12/04/2006 at Kabd by S. Aspinall and G. Brown.
5th - 2 on 15/05/2006 at Sabah Al-Ahmad Natural Reserve by M. Al-Jraiwi.
6th - 1 on 26/04/2008 at Al-Abraq M Pope.
7th - 3 on 14/11/2008 at Zour Port M Chichester.
8th - 4 on 30/04/2010 at Al- Abraq B Foster, P Fagel, M Pope.
9th - 1 on 17/03/2012 at Khiran Area by Rashed Al-Hajji.
10th - 6 on 14/02/2013 at Khiran Area 10th record and first breeding record by Omar Al-Shaheen.
11th - 1 on 10/11/2014 at Sabhan Area by Saad Al-Nouri.
12th - 8 on 21/02/2015 at and 3 on 23/05/2015 Khiran (South of Khor), Ammar Al-Jeraiwi and Mike Pope respectively.
13th - 2 on 07/03/2015 at Sea City (North of Khor), Mike Pope.
14th - 1 on 12/12/2015 at Sea City (North Khor), M Pope.
15th - 1 on 22/12/2015 at Al Abraq, Hamad Bouresli.

Eastern Goldfinch

Eastern Goldfinch Carduelis (carduelis) caniceps
Vagrant, one record.
1st - 1 on 19/05/2004 at SAANR, by Abdullah Al-Fadhel.

Yellowhammer

Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella
Vagrant, 2 records.
1st - 1 on 14/03/2002 photographed at Heraijah M Al-Saleh.
2nd - 1 on 16/03/2012 at SAANR by Khaled Al-Ghanem.

Rock Bunting

Rock Bunting Emberiza cia
Vagrant, 4 records.
1st - 1 on 24-26/03/1966 at Ahmadi V A D Sales.
2nd - 1 on 01/03/1967 at Ahmadi V A D Sales.
3rd - 1 on 05/05/2009 at SAANR by K. Al-Ghanem.
4th - 1 on 02/12/2014 at Al-Abraq, Mohd Khorshed.

Grey-necked Bunting

Grey-necked Bunting Emberiza buchanani
Vagrant, 5 records.
1st - 1 on 14/09/2005 at SAANR A.Al-Sirhan.
2nd - 1 on 13/04/2009 at SAANR Benno Moreth, Hubert Krieger.
3rd - 1 on 16/09/2011 at SAANR by R.Al-Hajji.
4th - 1 on 24/01/2015 at Al Abraq by M Craig and one probable on 23/01/2015 H Bouresli.
5th - 1 on 20/09/2015 at Al Abraq by H Al-Shayji, A Al-Yousef.

Striolated Bunting

Striolated Bunting Emberiza striolata
Vagrant, three records.
1st - 1 on 14/08/2013 at Sabah Al-Ahmad Natural Reserve by Ammar Al-Jeraiwi.
2nd - 1 on 18/11/2013 at Al-Wafra, by Humoud Al-Shayji.
3rd - 1 on 23/04/2014 at Mutla Farm, Hamad Bouresli.

Rustic Bunting

Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica
Vagrant, 3 records.
1st - 2 on 9/05/1953 at Ahmadi V A D Sales.
2nd - 1 on 07/11/2009 at Al-Abraq B Foster, P Fagel, S Price.
3rd - 1 shot dead on 28/04/2014 at Entertainment City, reported by Mike Pope.