09/09/2017 at Jahra Pools Reserve and Mutla’a Ranch

The highlights of today were Eastern Cinereous Bunting,Common Rock Thrush and Short-toed Eagle.

Eastern Cinereous Bunting Emberiza (cineracea) semenowi

Eastern Cinereous Bunting Emberiza (cineracea) semenowi, first autumn bird

Jahra Pools Reserve

Garganey Spatula querquedula 73, Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata 3, Common Pochard Aythya ferina 3, Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca 10, Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 1, Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus 1, Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 7, Little Egret Egretta garzetta 52, Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides 2, Short-toed Eagle Circaetus gallicus 1, Black Kite Milvus migrans 1, Grey-headed Swamphen Porphyrio poliocephalus 2, Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 5, Eurasian Coot Fulica atra 15, Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus 29, Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 15, White-tailed Lapwing Vanellus leucurus 1, Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii 14, Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus 16, Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 1, Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius 3, Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata 16, Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica 2, Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres 4, Ruff Calidris pugnax 8, Dunlin Calidris alpina 12, Little Stint Calidris minuta 6, Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus 2, Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis 2, Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola 7, Slender-billed Gull Chroicocephalus genei 45, Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica 2, Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia 7, White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus 34, European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur arenicola 2, Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 1, Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus 2, Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor 1, Masked Shrike Lanius nubicus 1, Greater Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla 2, Sand Martin Riparia riparia 13, Graceful Prinia Prinia gracilis 1, Common Rock Thrush Monticola saxatilis 1, Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina 1, Sykes’s Wagtail Motacilla flava beema 5.

Common Rock Thrush Monticola saxatilis

Common Rock Thrush Monticola saxatilis

Mutla’a Ranch

Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 3, Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis 5, Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops 7, Daurian Shrike Lanius isabellinus isabellinus 1, Turkestan Shrike Lanius phoenicuroides 1, Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor 2, Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus 3, Greater Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla 11, Crested Lark Galerida cristata 5, White-eared Bulbul Pycnonotus leucotis 30, Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria 2, Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe 1, Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka 1, Eastern Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica melanoleuca 1, Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina 2, Eastern Cinereous Bunting Emberiza (cineracea) semenowi 1, Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana 5, House Sparrow Passer domesticus 165.

Short-toed Eagle Circaetus gallicus

Short-toed Eagle Circaetus gallicus

European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur arenicola

European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur arenicola

Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria

Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria