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

13/09/2015 Jahra Pools Reserve, a Demoiselle Crane a 10th record for Kuwait

Yesterday two Demoiselle Cranes were seen at JPR. I went this morning and with the help of Khaled Al-Ghanem I was able to see and photograph the birds. Birds seen this morning include the following:

Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata) 1, Garganey (Anas querquedula) 37, Ferruginous Duck (Aythya nyroca) 1, Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis) 28, Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea) 6, Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea) 12, Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides) 24, Black-crowned Night-Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) 11, Eurasian Marsh-Harrier (Circus aeruginosus) 3, Pallid Harrier (Circus macrourus) 1, Little Crake (Porzana parva) 2, Grey-headed Swamphen (Porphyrio poliocephalus) 14, Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus) 48, Eurasian Coot (Fulica atra) 49, Demoiselle Crane (Anthropoides virgo) 2, White-winged Tern (Chlidonias leucopterus) 1, Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida) 1, Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) 1, White-throated Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis) 4, European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster) 2, Red-tailed Shrike (Lanius phoenicuroides) 1, Woodchat Shrike (Lanius senator) 1, Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus) 1, Great Reed-Warbler (Acrocephalus arundinaceus) 1,European Stonechat (Saxicola rubicola).

Two Demoiselle Cranes perched on a tree branch
Demoiselle Crane Grus virgo رَهْوٌ
Demoiselle Crane perched on the ground
Demoiselle Crane Grus virgo رَهْوٌ
Purple Heron pertained on haystack
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea بَلَشُونٌ أُرْجُوَانٌ
European Stonechat perched on top of a bush
European Stonechat Saxicola rubicola بِرْقَشٌ أَوْرُوبِيٌّ
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