22/09/2017 at JPR

Dunlin Calidris alpina

Dunlin Calidris alpina

A short visit in the afternoon to Jahra Pools Reserve produced the following:

Garganey Spatula querquedula 13, Northern Pintail Anas acuta 1, Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca 2, Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 4, Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 36, Purple Heron Ardea purpurea 1, Little Egret Egretta garzetta 4, Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides 13, Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax 1, Western Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus 2, Grey-headed Swamphen Porphyrio poliocephalus 2, Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 2, Eurasian Coot Fulica atra 15, Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus 24, Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 20, White-tailed Lapwing Vanellus leucurus 1, Lesser Sand Plover Charadrius mongolus 2, Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii 3, Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus 15, Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 5, Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres 4, Ruff Calidris pugnax 6, Temminck’s Stint Calidris temminckii 7, Sanderling Calidris alba 1, Dunlin Calidris alpina 4, Little Stint Calidris minuta 12, Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago 2, Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus 3, Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia 12, Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis 2, Slender-billed Gull Chroicocephalus genei 39, Heuglin’s Gull Larus fuscus heuglini 1, Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica 2, Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia 12, White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus 7, Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 8, Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus 4, European Bee-eater Merops apiaster 1, Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio 1, Daurian Shrike Lanius isabellinus 3, Sand Martin Riparia riparia 3, Syke’s Wagtail Motacilla flava beema 2, Black-headed Wagtail Motacilla flava feldegg 5.

Ruff Calidris pugnax

Ruff Calidris pugnax

Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus

 Common Redshank Tringa totanus

Little Stint Calidris minuta

Little Stint Calidris minuta

Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii

Temminck’s Stint Calidris temminckii