30/12/2008 At Pivot Fields and Jahra Farms

At Pivot Fields it was, of course, the main target for us to see wintering birds. We tried to see  Sociable Plovers again which were still there.

Northern Lapwing 100+, Sociable Plover 3, Red-wattled Lapwing 1, European Golden Plover 5, Curlew 2, Greater Sandplover 1, Long-legged Buzzard 2,  Hen Harrier 1, Imperial Eagle 5,  Shikra 1, Kestrel 2, Black Kite 70, Common Cormorant 15, Namaqua Dove 6, Great White Egret 2, Red-throated Pipit 2,  Meadow Pipit 2, Water Pipit 50, Namaqua Dove 6, Wood Pigeon 5, Stonechat 2.

Sociable Plover (Vanellus gregarius)

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At Jahra Farms we saw many species already seen but also some new arrvals like  Ring Ouzel 1, Dark-throated Thrush 4. Other birds seen were Woodlark 2, Sparrowhawk 2, Tree Pipit 1, Indian Roller 1, Bank Myna 10, Cattle Eagret 10, Spanish Sparrow 100+, Lesser Whitethroat 2, Barred Warbler 1, Robin 2.