12/04/2021 at Jahra Pools Reserve, Pectoral Sandpiper was refound!

The Pectoral Sandpiper that was found in Jahra Pools reserve on 28/03/2021 was relocated today by Neil Tovey. It is the second record for Kuwait if accepted by KORC. The first was in 2011, 10 years ago!

The following species were found this afternoon:

Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca  12, Common Quail Coturnix coturnix  1, European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur  1, Pallid Swift Apus pallidus  5, Spotted Crake Porzana porzana  2, Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus  18, Grey-headed Swamphen Porphyrio poliocephalus  9, Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus  16, Ruff Calidris pugnax  8, Little Stint Calidris minuta  25, Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos  1, Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago  7, Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos  3, Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus  1, Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus  1, Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis  2, Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola  9, Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax  8, Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus  3, European Bee-eater Merops apiaster  3, Turkestan Shrike Lanius phoenicuroides  1, Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator  1, Graceful Prinia Prinia gracilis  3, Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica  8, Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus  7, Common Whitethroat Sylvia communis  1, Bluethroat Luscinia svecica  2, Semicollared Flycatcher Ficedula semitorquata  1, Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus  3, European Stonechat Saxicola rubicola  1, Siberian Stonechat Siberian Saxicola maurus [maurus Group]  1, Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka  2, House Sparrow Passer domesticus  50, Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis  5, Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus  5.