04/01/2017 some rarities today

Rarities today: Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor, the 5th record if accepted by KORC. Pale Crag Martin Ptyonoprogne obsoleta, the 10th if accepted by KORC. Olive-backed Pipit t Anthus hodgsoni, 10th still at Jahra Farms. Hume’s Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus humei, still at Al-Abraq, seen today.

04/11/2015 Hume’s Warbler and Pallid Scops Owl at Al-Abraq

At Al-Abraq (By A. Al-Sirhan): Hume’s Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus humei 1, Mountain Chiffchaff Phylloscopus sindianus 1, Pallid Scops-Owl Otus brucei 1, White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis 1, Daurian Shrike Lanius isabellinus 2, Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis 1, Common Chiffchaff (Scandinavian) Phylloscopus collybita abietinus 5, Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata 1, Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva 1, Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus 1, Ehrenberg’s Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus samamisicus 1,Western Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros …

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07/12/2010 at Jahra Farms

I found with Brian this morning 2 Ashy Drongos at Jahra Farms which is the the same place where we had the first record in April this year. This will be second record for Kuwait if accepted by KORC. Hard to believe it to be true. I saw the first bird when Brian was just …

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12/12/2009 Hume’s Wheatear at SAANR

Brian and me visited SAANR today. Tulha was totally dead and we managed to see  only 4 Bar-taied Desert Larks and 1 Hoopoe Lark + 1 Long-legged Buzzard after long drive out there. However, as a last thing we checked one big wadi near entrance. I spotted a wheatear and without carefully looking it  I  …

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