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

24/09/2009 African Darter at Jahra Pool Reserve a new species for Kuwait

African Darter Anhinga (melanogaster) rufa is a new species for Kuwait was found and photographed by OSk members today at Jahra Pool reserve. It was Rashed who first paid attention to the bird identified it. This morning it was seen Nawaf Ahmed, Mohammad Al-Kandary, Ibrahim Al-Nassar and AbdulRsahman Al-Sirhan.

African Darter Anhinga (melanogaster) rufa, photographs by Rashed Al-Hajji

African Darter Anhinga rufa
African Darter Anhinga rufa زُقَّةٌ أفْرِيقِيَّةٌ
African Darter in flight
African Darter Anhinga rufa زُقَّةٌ أفْرِيقِيَّةٌ
African Darter Anhinga rufa زُقَّةٌ أفْرِيقِيَّةٌ

The following was taken by Nawaf Ahmed

African Darter Anhinga rufa زُقَّةٌ أفْرِيقِيَّةٌ
Great Grey Shrike perching on a pipe
Great Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor lahotra صُرَدٌ مَاوْرِيٌّ

4 Responses

  1. hasan alhaddad says:

    good job guys

  2. Crystal says:

    Wonderful Photos!!!

  3. Habibi says:

    Congratulation
    African Darter doesn’t report for many years in region
    In Iran a small breeding population observed in Hour Al Azzim Marsh(Border of Iraq)

  4. Ahmed Al Ali says:

    Great Finding guys..