25/03/2014 at Khiran

At Khiran, south of Kuwait close to Saudi border I was there birding along the Chalets. The following birds were seen today:

Lesser Whitethroat 5, Common Rock Thrush 1, Mauryan Grey Shrike 4, Turkestan Shrike 7, Daurian Grey Shrike 3, Woodchat Shrike 2, Eastern Olivaceous Warbler 5, Hypocolius 3, White-eared Bulbul 6, Menetries’s Warbler 2, White-throated Robin 3, Common Chiffchaff 6, Eurasian Blackcap 5, Common Redstart 2, Eurasian Hoopoe 6.

Common Rock Thrush Monticola saxatilis 

Common Rock Thrush Monticola saxatilis

Common Rock Thrush Monticola saxatilis

Eastern Olivaceous Warbler Iduna pallida 

Eastern Olivaceous Warbler Iduna pallida

Ménétries’s Warbler Sylvia mystacea 

Ménétries's Warbler Sylvia mystacea

Hypocolius Hypocolius ampelinus 

Hypocolius Hypocolius ampelinus

White-throated Robin Irania gutturalis 

White-throated Robin Irania gutturalis

3 Responses

  1. Jenny says:

    Hi Abdulrahman,
    What beautiful photos. You got the hypocolius!
    I’m birding in an ancient forest tomorrow, where it always seems to rain. The forecast is not good, so we may not see much. Very different from the desert.
    Best wishes,

  2. Dr R Rajagopal says:


  3. Anonymous says:

    Thanks Jenny, and Dr R Rajagopal.