30/09/2017 at Jahra Pools Reserve

 Western Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus

Western Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus

There was a Stone Curlew and a Red-wattled Lapwing at the Jahra Pools Reserve this morning reported to me by Sajan. Unfortunately when I went there a couple of hours before sunset I didn’t see any of them. The following are the birds that I saw today:

Garganey Spatula querquedula 24, Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata 8, Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca 4, Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 4, Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 4, Purple Heron Ardea purpurea 3, Great White Egret Ardea alba 1, Little Egret Egretta garzetta 2, Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides 10, Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax 16, Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus 3, Osprey Pandion haliaetus 1, Western Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus 3, Spotted Crake Porzana porzana 1, Little Crake Zapornia parva 1, Grey-headed Swamphen Porphyrio poliocephalus 6, Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 6, Eurasian Coot Fulica atra 6, White-tailed Lapwing Vanellus leucurus 1, Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa 3, Ruff Calidris pugnax 7, Dunlin Calidris alpina 4, Little Stint Calidris minuta 4, Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago 7, Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus 1, Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis 2, Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia 4, White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus 1, Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 34, White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis 1, Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus 1, Daurian Shrike Lanius isabellinus 1, Sand Martin Riparia riparia 5, Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina 1, Common Myna Acridotheres tristis 6.

Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa

Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa

Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago

Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago

Little Stint Calidris minuta

Little Stint Calidris minuta

Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus

Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto

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