03/02/2022 at Kabd Reserve, Jahra East Outfall and Jahra Pools Reserve

03/02/2022 at Kabd Reserve, Jahra East Outfall and Jahra Pools Reserve

I noticed today that the female (probably a first winter) Hypocolius was furiously feeding on the flowers of the Arabian Boxthorn Lycium shawii bush. The outcome of today is as follows:

Kabd Reserve

Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 5, Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis 3, Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops 1, Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 1, Steppe Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor pallidirostris 1, Crested Lark Galerida cristata 2, Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina 3, Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti 3, Hypocolius Hypocolius ampelinus 1, House Sparrow Passer domesticus 25, Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris 4

Jahra East Outfall

Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus 190, Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus 120, Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata 2, Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 555, White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus 6, Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis 3, Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 36, Great Egret Ardea alba 2, Little Egret Egretta garzetta 5, Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga 2, Western Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus 1, Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus 1, Black Kite Milvus migrans 4, White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis 2, Steppe Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor pallidirostris 1, European Stonechat Saxicola rubicola 1, Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti 1

Jahra Pool Reserve

Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata 14, Gadwall Mareca strepera 41, Eurasian Teal Anas crecca crecca 3, Common Pochard Aythya ferina 3, Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca 2, Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis4, Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 10, Eurasian Coot Fulica atra 22, Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus vociferus 1, Isabelline Shrike Lanius isabellinus 2, White Wagtail Motacilla alba 1