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

07/04/2016 at Jahra Pools Reserve

Today was quiet but I wanted to see if the White-tailed Lapwings are still there. It is a target species for a visitor coming in the next few days. I was glad to relocate the bird. It is probably resident and breeder.

Jahra Pools Natural Reserve , Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis) 16, Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea) 1, Little Egret (Egretta garzetta) 1, Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides) 3, Eurasian Marsh-Harrier (Circus aeruginosus) 1, Grey-headed Swamphen (Porphyrio poliocephalus) 6, Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus) 1, Eurasian Coot (Fulica atra) 5, White-tailed Lapwing (Vanellus leucurus) 1, Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola) 2, Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago) 4, Eurasian Collared-Dove (Streptopelia decaocto) 7, Common Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus) 1, Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis) 2, European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster) 2, Red-tailed Shrike (Lanius phoenicuroides) 1, Isabelline Shrike (Lanius isabellinus) 1, Mauryan Grey Shrike (Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris) 1, Sand Martin (Riparia riparia) 8, Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) 5, Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus) 1, Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita) 3, Graceful Prinia (Prinia gracilis) 6, Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata) 1, Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus) 1, Whinchat (Saxicola rubetra) 1, House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) 5.

White-tailed Lapwing Vanellus leucurus

White-tailed Lapwing Vanellus leucurus

White-tailed Lapwing Vanellus leucurus

White-tailed Lapwing Vanellus leucurus

White-tailed Lapwing Vanellus leucurus

White-tailed Lapwing Vanellus leucurus

Grey-headed Swamphen Porphyrio (porphyrio) poliocephalus

Grey-headed Swamphen Porphyrio (porphyrio) poliocephalus. A chick (a new generation in the steps of the older generation) following an adult.

Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis

Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis

Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis

Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis. A chick begging for food from an adult.

Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus

Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus chicks.

Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca

Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca. An adult male.

Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus

Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus

Graceful Prinia Prinia gracilis

Graceful Prinia Prinia gracilis. A male singing out loudly.