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

28/08/2017 at Jahra East Outfall, Jahra Pools Reserve, Mutla’a Ranch, and Jahra Farms

At Jahra East Outfall:

Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus 12, Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 30, Lesser Sand Plover Charadrius mongolus 4, Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii 15, Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus 4, Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 45, Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus 3, Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata 41, Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica 1, Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres 10, Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea 35, Dunlin Calidris alpina 80, Little Stint Calidris minuta 2, Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus 2, Slender-billed Gull Chroicocephalus genei 36, Heuglin’s Gull Larus fuscus heuglini 3, Steppe Gull Larus fuscus barabensis 110, Little Tern Sternula albifrons 3, Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia 23, Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 25, Namaqua Dove Oena capensis 1, Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops 3, European Roller Coracias garrulus 1, Steppe Grey Shrike Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris 1, Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata 1, Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina 5, House Sparrow Passer domesticus 61

At Jahra Pools Reserve:

Garganey Spatula querquedula 11, Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata 1, Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca 2, Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 5, Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 1, Little Egret Egretta garzetta 6, Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides 4, Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax nycticorax 1, Black-eared Kite Milvus migrans lineatus 1, Little Crake Zapornia parva 1, Grey-headed Swamphen Porphyrio poliocephalus 3, Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 2, Eurasian Coot Fulica atra 12, Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus 4, Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus 1, Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 1, Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius 1, Ruff Calidris pugnax 1, Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea 1, Dunlin Calidris alpina 4, Little Stint Calidris minuta 3, Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago 1, Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus 1, Crab-Plover Dromas ardeola 1, Cream-coloured Courser Cursorius cursor 2, Slender-billed Gull Chroicocephalus genei 78, Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica 1, White-winged Black Tern Chlidonias leucopterus 7, Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida 1, Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 75, Namaqua Dove Oena capensis 13, Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus 1, European Bee-eater Merops apiaster 1, Steppe Grey Shrike Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris 1, Sand Martin Riparia riparia 3, Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica 4, Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin Cercotrichas galactotes 1

At Mutla’a Ranch:

Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 8, Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis 3, Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops 6, Crested Lark Galerida cristata 14, Sand Martin Riparia riparia 1, Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica 7, White-eared Bulbul Pycnonotus leucotis 7, Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina 2, House Sparrow Passer domesticus 45

At Jahra Farms:

Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis 10, Ring-necked Parakeet Psittacula krameri 3, Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor 1, Masked Shrike Lanius nubicus 1, Common Whitethroat Sylvia communis 1, Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata 1, Rose-coloured Starling Pastor roseus 1, Common Myna Acridotheres tristis 3, Bank Myna Acridotheres ginginianus 3

Lesser Sand Plover Charadrius mongolus and Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii

Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii left, and two Lesser Sand Plover right

Lesser Sand Plover Charadrius mongolus

Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii