02/05/2008 at Al Abraq Al Khabari and SAANR

Al Abraq was once again full of migrants. Best were Corncrake 2, Basra Reed Warbler 2, Common Rosefinch 1, Night Heron 3, White Stork 1, Golden Oriole 1 and late  Stonechat. Marsh Warblers were just everywhere. Shooting was this morning moderate by Kuwaiti standards.

Corncrake (Crex crex)

Corncrake Crex crex running on ground
Corncrake Crex crex سَلْوَى

SAANR (Tulha) produced Golden Orioles 4, White-winged Tern 1,  Ortolan Bunting c. 20. At drinking pool, just on the top of the ridge, we had Pale Rockfinch 30, Ortolan Bunting 10,  Trumpeter Finch 2 and Cinereous Bunting 1.

Trumpeter Finch (Bucanetes githagineus)

Trumpeter Finch Bucanetes githagineus close to water
Trumpeter Finch Bucanetes githagineus نُغَرٌ شَائِعٌ