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

21/04/2008 at Kebd

Despite the dusty conditions, a whole host of birds was observed in Kabd during an early morning 2-hour trip. The following species were noted: Cattle Egret 7, Steppe Eagle 1, Short-toed Eagle 1, Common Buzzard 1, Montagu’s Harrier 2, Common Kestrel 4+, Eurasian Sparrowhawk 1, Woodchat Shrike 5, Isabelline Shrike 5, Southern Grey Shrike 1, Masked Shrike 1, Red-backed Shrike 3, European Bee-eater 10+, Blue-cheeked Bee-eater 1, Common Cuckoo 5, European Roller 3, Red-throated Pipit 1, Yellow Wagtail 1, Crested Lark 5+, Greater Short-toed Lark 5+, Black-crowned Sparrow-lark 20+, Eastern Olivaceous Warbler 3, Lesser Whitethroat 4, Upcher’s Warbler 1, Barred Warbler 5, Great Reed Warbler 1 (in our shadehouse), Willow Warbler 3+, Garden Warbler 1, Blackcap 2, Northern Wheatear 1, Pied Wheatear 5+, Common Redstart 8+, Whinchat 8, White-throated Robin 4, Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin 3, Rufous-tailed Rock Thrush 1, Spotted Flycatcher 1, Ortolan Bunting 12+, Pale Rockfinch 30+, Barn Swallow 30+, Eurasian Collared Dove 3+, Laughing Dove 15+.

Common Cuckoo

Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus on ground
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus وَقْوَاقٌ شَائعٌ

European Roller

European Roller Coracias garrulus on a bush
European Roller Coracias garrulus شِقِرَّاقٌ أَوْرُوبِيٌّ
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