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

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 Outfall.
There was nothing special, but three species were new to my 2021 year list, Common Tern, Eurasian Spoonbill and White-winged Tern.

Sulaibikhat Bay-Next to KISR

Rock Dove Columba livia  34, Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto  13, Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus  3, Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres  11, Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea  13, Sanderling Calidris alba  4, Little Stint Calidris minuta  17, Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola  3, Slender-billed Gull Chroicocephalus genei  12, Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus  5, Steppe Gull Larus fuscus barabensis  1, Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica  1, Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida  2, Common Tern Sterna hirundo  7.

Traditional Sulaibikhat Cafe

Plover Pluvialis squatarola  5, Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula  10, Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus  1, Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres  12, Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea  55, Dunlin Calidris alpina  30, Slender-billed Gull Chroicocephalus genei  80, Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia  2.

Sulaibikhat Sports Club

Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus  64, Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola  8, Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus  3, Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata  3, Crab-plover Dromas ardeola  2, Slender-billed Gull Chroicocephalus genei  210, Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica  3, Common Tern Sterna hirundo  8, Lesser Crested Tern Thalasseus bengalensis  8, Grey Heron Ardea cinerea  4, Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia 1.

Al Jahra Reserve

Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca  8, Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis  6, Spotted Crake Porzana porzana  2, Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus  21, Eurasian Coot Fulica atra  1, Grey-headed Swamphen Porphyrio poliocephalus  7, Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus  5, White-tailed Lapwing Vanellus leucurus  8, Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus  2, Ruff Calidris pugnax  2, Temminck’s Stint Calidris temminckii  1, Little Stint Calidris minuta  18, Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago  1, Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus  90, Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos  2, Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus  1, Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola  17, Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola  2, Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni  1, White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus  1, Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus  1, European Roller Coracias garrulus  1, Graceful Prinia Prinia gracilis  1, Eurasian Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus  1, Sand Martin Riparia riparia  3, Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica  5, Spotted Flycatcher Spotted Muscicapa striata [striata Group]  1, Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus  1, Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis  1, Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus 1.

Jahra East Outfall

Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus  4, Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus  3, Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus  3, Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea  5, Little Stint Calidris minuta  4, Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus  2, Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola  1, Slender-billed Gull Chroicocephalus genei  15, Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus  4, Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica  2, Little Egret Egretta garzetta  6, Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides  2, European Bee-eater Merops apiaster  1, Turkestan Shrike Lanius phoenicuroides  1, Isabelline Shrike Lanius isabellinus  1, Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator  1, Graceful Prinia Prinia gracilis  6, Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica  15, Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria  1, Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata  4, Common Rock Thrush Monticola saxatilis  3, Hypocolius Hypocolius ampelinus  8, House Sparrow Passer domesticus 27.

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