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River Warbler Locustella fluviatilis

09/05/2021 at Al Abraq

This morning I received a text message from Neil, saying he found 6 River Warblers. This species is difficult to see and I only saw it once so decided to try to find this...

Marsh Warbler Acrocephalus palustris

07/05/2021 at Al-Abraq

Abraq Al-Habari: Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto  2, Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis  3, Eurasian Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus  1, Corncrake Crex crex  1, Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos  1, Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola  1, Little Egret...

Marsh Warbler Acrocephalus palustris

Al-Abraq and Jahra Reserve 3-4/05/2021

Abraq Al-Habari (03/05/2021): Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto  3, Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis  1, Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos  4, Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis  2, Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola  4, Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus  1,...

Common Rock Thrush Monticola saxatilis

26/04/2021 along Sulaibikhat Bay

This afternoon I started at Sulaibikhat Bay, from KISR side then continued along the coast stopping at the Sulaibikhat Traditional Cafe, Sulaibikhat Sports Club, Al Jahra Reserve and ending my visit at Jahra East...

Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus

24/04/2021 at Jahra Reserve

The weather was as hot as yesterday where the temperature reached 42 degrees celsius, so I had to make a brief visit in the afternoon, which produced the following list: Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 4,...

White-throated Robin Irania gutturalis

23/04/2021 at Al-Abraq

A short visit in the afternoon to Al Abraq produced the following: European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur 1, Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 3, Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus 1, Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea 1,...

Pale Rockfinch Carpospiza brachydactyla

19/04/2021 at Al-Abraq and Poultry Farm

Al-Abraq: European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur 2, Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 1, Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus 2, Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 7, Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus 1, Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola 4, Little Egret...

Basra Reed Warbler Acrocephalus griseldis

18/04/2021 at various sites

Fintas Park: Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 2, Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis 15, Pallid Swift Apus pallidus 1, European Bee-eater Merops apiaster 1, Masked Shrike Lanius nubicus 1, Basra Reed Warbler Acrocephalus griseldis 4, White-eared...

Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica

16/04/2021 at Jahra Reserve and Jahra Farms

Jahra Reserve: Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca 7, Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 4, Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 2, Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 4, Eurasian Coot Fulica atra 1, Grey-headed Swamphen Porphyrio poliocephalus 6, Black-winged Stilt...

Indian Silverbill Lonchura malabarica

14/04/2021 at Al-Shaheed Park and Jahra Reserve

Al-Shaheed Park: Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 29, Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis 2, Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 1, Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla 1, Masked Shrike Lanius nubicus 1, Great Reed Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus 1, White-eared...

Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax

04/03/2021 at Jahra Pools Reserve

A short visit to Jahra Pools Reserve produced few birds but had some good photos of Black-crowned Night Heron which were 68 at there roost and breeding site and thought of sharing them.

Armenian Gull Larus armenicus standing in water

31/01/2021 at Sulaibikhat Bay

Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus 530, Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 15, Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii 95, Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus 45, Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 25, Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata 2, Broad-billed Sandpiper...

Serendib Scops Owl Otus thilohoffmanni

Sri Lanka 10-20 December 2019

Participants: AbdulRahman Al-Sirhan, Chris Lansdell and Graham Sorrie Written by: A Al-Sirhan Sri Lanka is officially known as the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, formerly known as Ceylon. It was once known as...