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

16/04/2018 at Al-Shaheed Park and JPR

I tried to relocate the Basra Reed Warbler that was seen at Al-Shaheed Park yesterday, but failed. However the Eastern Cinereous Bunting was a nice find.

Eastern Cinereous Bunting Emberiza cineracea semenowi

Al-Shaheed Park:

Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto  5, Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis  3, White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis  1, Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla  1, Turkestan Shrike Lanius phoenicuroides  3, Masked Shrike Lanius nubicus  2, Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator  3, White-eared Bulbul Pycnonotus leucotis  15, Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus  10, Eastern Olivaceous Warbler Iduna pallida  2, Great Reed Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus  1, Eurasian Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla  4, Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin Cercotrichas galactotes  3, Thrush Nightingale Luscinia luscinia  1, Whinchat Saxicola rubetra  5, Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka  2, Yellow-headed Wagtail Motacilla flava lutea  1, Sykes’s Wagtail Motacilla flava beema  2, Black-headed Wagtail Motacilla flava feldegg  3, Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis  2, Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus  17, Eastern Cinereous Bunting Emberiza cineracea semenowi  1, Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana  6, House Sparrow Passer domesticus  6, Indian Silverbill Euodice malabarica  12.

Al Jahra Pools Natural Reserve:

Purple Heron Ardea purpurea  1, Little Egret Egretta garzetta 17, Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides  3, Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax  1, Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga  1, Grey-headed Swamphen Porphyrio poliocephalus  3, Eurasian Coot Fulica atra  9, Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus  2, Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula  16, Ruff Calidris pugnax  15, Little Stint Calidris minuta  9, Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus  4, Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos  3, Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis  8, Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola  3, Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola  25, Heuglin’s Gull Larus (fuscus/heuglini) heuglini, Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus  6, European Bee-eater Merops apiaster  2, Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica  6, Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus  8, Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata  1, Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus  1, Whinchat Saxicola rubetra  3, Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana  3.