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

01/09/2009 at Pivot Fields and Sulaibikhat Bay

Pivot Fields provided a good view of ongoing migration. Hoopoes, European Rollers, Bee-eaters etc. are on the move. Hoopoe 12, European Bee-eater 10, Blue-cheeked Bee-eater 6, European Roller 1, Cattle Egret 15, Purple Heron 2, Grey Heron 2, Little Crake 1, Moorhen 10, Little Bittern 1,Purple Swamp-hen 1, Black-winged Stilt 13, Green Sandpiper 2, Ruff 1, Common Sandpiper 1, Little Ringed Plover 2, Collared Pratincole 55, Cream-coloured Courser 3, Black Kite 3, Barn Swallow 6, Sand Martin 500+ Yellow Wagtail 50, White-throated Kingfisher 1, Lesser Short-toed Lark 1, Northern Wheatear 2, Isabelline Wheatear 2.

Green Toad in very dangerous position by Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)

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Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis بَلَشُونُ بَقَرٍ غَرْبيُّ

In Sulaibikhat area I managed to see following: Crab Plover 14, Terek Sandpiper 4, White Stork 1, Little Tern 18, Cream Coloured Courser 9.

Crab Plover (Dromas ardeola)

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Crab-plover Dromas ardeola حُنْكُورٌ

2 Responses

  1. Crystal says:

    Awesome photographs! We are most likely moving to Kuwait soon and I can't wait to see all the birds. Do you feed birds in Kuwait, here (in the U.S.) I have a backyard birdfeeder and have passerines feeding all throughout the day. Do people commonly feed birds in Kuwait, should I bring my feeder? Thanks, I love you blog~ Crystal

  2. AbdulRahman says:

    Hi Crystal, nobody feed birds in Kuwait, it is different here.

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