19/11/2021 at Jahra Farms
This morning, Irvin Calicut and Kichu Aravind found an immature Striated Heron Butorides striata at Jahra Farms, I soon went there to find the bird. It is a Kuwait tick for me.
Abdulmohsen Al-Surayea and Sajan Raju joined later and were also successful in seeing the bird.
It is the 7th record if accepted by KORC. Previous records:
Striated Heron Butorides striata
Vagrant, 6 records.
1st – 1 on 31/07/2011 at Sulaibikhat Bay by K.Al-Ghanem.
2nd – 1 on 06/07/2014 at Jahra Pool Reserve, K.Al-Ghanem.
3rd – 1 on 17/10/2014 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Mohammad Hamza Askar.
4th – 1 on 21/02/2015 at Khiran Marina, Mike Pope.
5th – 1 on 03/10/2015 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Omar Al-Shaheen.
6th – 1 on 07/07/2018 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Pradeep Kumar Choudhary.