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

Author: AbdulRahman Al-Sirhan

Eastern Mourning Wheatear perching on a rock

07/11/2019 at Jahra Farms and Jal Al-Zor

This morning I went to Jahra Farms, having a feeling that the Black-throated Thrush should have arrived by now as two weeks earlier one was found in Pivot Fields. I didn’t find any interesting...

Lesser Flamingo feeding on the ground

03/11/2019 The Lesser Flamingo is still here

I visited Sulaibikhat Bay this morning, it was easy to relocate the Lesser Flamingo at the KISR (Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research) side. Unfortunately, early in the morning, I heard through a local WhatsApp...

Hume's Whitethroat sitting on a stem

19/09/2019 at Mutla’a Ranch

Today it was nice to see a Hume’s Whitethroat. Although it is full species in IOC since v4.4 2014 (I could only trace it back to IOC 4.4), Clements Checklist update August 2019 has...

Black-winged Kite in flight

17/09/2019 at Pivot Fields

It was quiet today, only the Woodpigeon happened to arrive early this year. Some good numbers of Cattle Egrets and Western Yellow Wagtails. Common Woodpigeon Columba palumbus 1, Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 74, Laughing...

Montagu's Harrier on ground

12/09/2019 at Pivot Fields

Today I spent some time checking every harrier trying to find Montagu’s Harriers as much as I can. Montagu’s Harriers are passage migrant only in Kuwait. There passage is quick unlike the Pallid Harrier...

Eurasian Golden standing a mound

04/09/2019 at Mutla’a Ranch

The weather was very hot today as usual at this time of the year, reaching 47 degrees celsius in the afternoon. Birds tend to seek shade and wet places specially irrigation channels in farms...

Spring Tour Report 12-20 April 2019

Tour participants (from left to right): Paul Nilsson (Danish), Marc Lucas (Belgium), Gordon Cox (British), Graham Clarke (Irish), Jim John Christensen (Danish), Anders Hammergart (Danish), AbdulRahman Al-Sirhan (Tour leader), Daniel Mauras (French), Nicholas Watmough...