15/11/2007 at Tulha and JEO

15/11/2007 at Tulha

1 Blackbird (adult female) thanks to Mish’al  Al-Jraiwi who first saw and photographed the bird on 12/11/2007 and then informed me of his sighting, 3 Song Thrushes, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2  Skylarks.

15/11/2007 at JEO

1 Calandra Lark found and photographed by Rashed Al-Hajji. This is the second record for Kuwait since the first record on 6/11/1998 by J. Gaskell.

1 Chaffinch (the same bird was still there on the Bermuda grass), 30+ Water Pipits, 10+ White Wagtails, 2 Yellow Wagtails, 1 Marsh Sandpiper, 1 Starling, 1 Southern Grey Shrike.

The following photographs by A. Al-Sirhan.

The female Blackbird.

Common Blackbird Turdus merula شُحْرُورٌ أَوْرَاسِيٌّ
Common Blackbird Turdus merula شُحْرُورٌ أَوْرَاسِيٌّ

One of the three Song Thrushes all were on ground at the same time.

A Starling in winter plumage.

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Song Thrush Turdus philomelos سُمْنَةٌ مُغَرِّدَةٌ

A Marsh Sandpiper 1st winter

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Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris زَرْزُورٌ شَائِعٌ
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Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis طِيْطَوَى مُستَنْقَعِيَّةٌ