20/10/2017 at Various sites

Al-Nuwaiseeb – Rubbish Dumps: Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus 26, European Bee-eater Merops apiaster 1, Asian Desert Warbler Sylvia nana 1, Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka 1, Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti 2, Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina 3. Wafra Farms: Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis 2, Namaqua Dove Oena capensis 3, Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus 20, Barn Swallow Hirundo …

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17/10/2017 at Jahra Pools Reserve

Jahra Pools Reserve: Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 21, Little Egret Egretta garzetta 30, Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis 1, Short-toed Eagle Circaetus gallicus 1, Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga 3, Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis 2, Western Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus 2, Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 1, Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 20, White-tailed Lapwing Vanellus leucurus 1, …

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15/10/2017 at Al Abraq

Al Abraq: Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis 3, Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca 2, Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus 1, Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 4, Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 2, Red-tailed Shrike Lanius phoenicuroides 1, Daurian Shrike Lanius isabellinus 1, Sand Martin Riparia riparia 2, Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica 5, Menetries’s Warbler Sylvia mystacea 1, White-throated Robin …

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12/10/2017 at Jahra Pools Reserve, Jahra Farms and Al Shallal’s Farm

Jahra Pools Reserve: Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata 11, Grey Heron Grey Ardea cinerea 3, Little Egret Western Egretta garzetta 5, Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides 3, Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga 2, Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis 2, Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliacal 1, Western Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus 2, Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 2, Eurasian Coot …

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30/09/2017 at Jahra Pools Reserve

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 …

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28/09/2017 at Jahra Pools Reserve

A short visit to Jahra Pools Reserve around mid day produced the following: Garganey Spatula querquedula 5, Common Pochard Aythya ferina 1, Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 6, Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 19, Purple Heron Ardea purpurea 4, Little Egret Egretta garzetta 4, Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides 2, Western Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus 1, Water Rail Rallus aquaticus …

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22/09/2017 at JPR

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 …

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16/09/2017 at JPR, Mutla’a Ranch and Pivot Fields

Today I had a wonderful birding day with Ricardo Nunez from Spain. We started at Jahra Pools Reserve and ended at Pivot Fields. The highlight of today Armenian Gull, an adult male at Jahra Pools Reserve along the coast. The following photographs were taken today by Ricardo Nunez: At Jahra Pools Reserve: Garganey Spatula querquedula 15, …

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