22/12/2007 with the Swedish group
22/12/2007 was the first day for Swedish group visiting Kuwait we met at Sulaibikhat Reserve in search of the wintering Long-tailed Shrike unfortunately we could not find the bird but we found the following:
2 Brown-necked Ravens, 6+ White-cheeked Bulbul, 1 Isabelline Shrike, a flock of Spanish Sparrows,1 Sparrow Hawk, 1 Isabelline Wheatear.
At Sulaibikhat Bay:
4 Armenian Gulls, 2 Caspian Gulls, 10+ Steppe Gulls, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Taimyrensis type Gull, 2 Crab Plovers and a large flock of Flamingos.
At Pivot Fields, it was very easy to find the Little Curlew:
1 Little Curlew, 1 Red-Wattled Lapwing, 1 Richrd’s Pipit, 1 Oriental Skylark seen briefly by Hans Larsson only, 2 Imperial Eagles, 5 Desert Wheatears, 30+ White Wagtails, 2 Black Kites, 1 Steppe Buzzard, 1 Siberian Stonechat, 1 Namaqua Dove, 2 Long-legged Buzzards, and many Water Pipits.
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