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Striated Heron Butorides striata

19/11/2021 at Jahra Farms

This morning, Irvin Calicut and Kichu Aravind found an immature Striated Heron Butorides striata at Jahra Farms, I soon went there to find the bird. It is a Kuwait tick for me. Abdulmohsen Al-Surayea and Sajan Raju joined...

Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica

16/04/2021 at Jahra Reserve and Jahra Farms

Jahra Reserve: Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca 7, Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 4, Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 2, Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 4, Eurasian Coot Fulica atra 1, Grey-headed Swamphen Porphyrio poliocephalus 6, Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus 10, White-tailed...

Broad-billed Sandpiper standing in water

Birding at Jahra Pool Reserve and Jahra Farms on 28/08/2018

A couple of hour at each site produced the following: Jahra Pools Reserve: Garganey Spatula querquedula  20, Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca  1, Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto  12, Namaqua Dove Oena capensis  1, Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus  11, Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus  2, Eurasian Oystercatcher...

Collared Flycatcher perched on grounds

Birdwatching on 07/05/2018

Jahra Farms I visited Jahra Farms this morning not so much to see my second collared Flycatcher in Kuwait but to say goodbye to my dear friend Markus Craig who is leaving Kuwait by June. He has been,...

Bank Myna perching on a fence

05/11/2017 at Al-Shallal’s Farm, Jahra Farms and Jahra Pools Reserve

As usual today Al-Shallal’s Farms was quiet, but wintering birds are arriving which included Water Pipits, Red-breasted Flycatcher. Jahra Farms had Daurian Shrikes, White Wagtails, Meadow and Water Pipits. Nothing new at Jahra Pools Reserve, but the Bonelli’s...

Black-crowned Night Heron landing on reed-bed

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...

Upcher's Warbler standing on the ground

31/08/2017 at JPR, JF, Al-Shallal’s Farm, Jal Al Zor and Mutla’a Ranch

Jahra Farms: Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 2, Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis 8, European Bee-eater Merops apiaster 2, Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio 1, Steppe Grey Shrike Lanius meridionalis pallidirostris 3, Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor 2, White-eared Bulbul Pycnonotus...

Lesser Sand Plover standing in water

28/08/2017 at Jahra East Outfall, Jahra Pools Reserve, Mutla’a Ranch, and Jahra Farms

At Jahra East Outfall: Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus 12, Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 30, Lesser Sand Plover Charadrius mongolus 4, Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii 15, Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus 4, Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 45, Whimbrel...

Lesser Flamingo standing in water

05/01/2017 at Jahra Farms and Sulaibikhat Bay

Sulaibikhat Bay Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus) 500, Lesser Flamingo (Phoeniconaias minor) 1, Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea) 2, Little Egret (Egretta garzetta) 1, Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus) 30, Eurasian Curlew (Numenius arquata) 12, Broad-billed Sandpiper (Calidris falcinellus) 15, Black-headed...