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

15/04/2018 Jahra Pools Reserve and Liah Reserve

Al Jahra Pools Natural Reserve:

Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus  1, Purple Heron Ardea purpurea  1, Osprey Pandion haliaetus  1, Spotted Crake Porzana porzana  2, Little Crake Zapornia parva  1, Grey-headed Swamphen Porphyrio poliocephalus  5, Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus  10, Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus  4, White-tailed Lapwing Vanellus leucurus  4, Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula  4, Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius  1, Ruff Calidris pugnax  12, Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea  8, Temminck’s Stint Calidris temminckii  2, Little Stint Calidris minuta  26, Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago  1, Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos  4, Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus  1, Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis  5, Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola  9, Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus  3, European Bee-eater Merops apiaster  9, Daurian Shrike Lanius isabellinus  1, Sand Martin Riparia riparia  2, Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica  3, Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus  12, Graceful Prinia Prinia gracilis  2, Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus  2, Whinchat Saxicola rubetra  11, Western Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava feldegg  3, Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus  2

Al-Liyah Reserve – Southern Section:

Eurasian Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus , Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga  1, Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus  1, European Bee-eater Merops apiaster  23, Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus  3, Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio  6, Mauryan Grey Shrike Lanius lahotra pallidirostris  4, Masked Shrike Lanius nubicus  2, Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator  1, Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus  6, Eastern Olivaceous Warbler Iduna pallida  1, Upcher’s Warbler Hippolais languida  2, Icterine Warbler Hippolais icterina  1, Eurasian Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla  3, Garden Warbler Sylvia borin  1, Common Whitethroat Sylvia communis  6, Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata  1, Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin Cercotrichas galactotes  7, White-throated Robin Irania gutturalis  1, Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus  30, Whinchat Saxicola rubetra  1, Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana  1, House Sparrow Passer domesticus  2

Whinchat Saxicola rubetra

Whinchat Saxicola rubetra

Icterine Warbler Hippolais icterina

Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin Cercotrichas galactotes

Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin Cercotrichas galactotes

Eurasian Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus

Temminck’s Stint Calidris temminckii