Birds Sightings from Kuwait: owned and managed by AbdulRahman Al-Sirhan

Category: Rarities

Red-tailed Wheatear Oenanthe chrysopygia

26/12/2021 at Khiran and Abu Al-Hasaniya

Highlight if the day is Desert Finch Rhodospiza obsoleta, Red-tailed Wheatear Oenanthe chrysopygia and Asian Desert Warbler Curruca nana. Khiran: Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 1, Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis 1, Crested Lark Galerida...

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...

Hume's Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus humei

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...

Mountain Chiffchaff perched on top of a bush

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...

Red Knot wading in water

03/06/2011 at Jahra East Outfall

I twitched Red Knot with Brian Foster, Mike Newey and Christine Canzanella today. The bird was found by Rashed Al Hajji on previous day. There is only one earlier record in Kuwait and it...

Ashy Drongo perched on a branch of a tree

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...

Macqueen’s Bustard in flight

19/11/2010 at various sites

At Green Island, at Jahra Farms and coastal Kuwait City I went out this morning with Rainer Ertel, Jennifer Barran and Christine Canzanella. We checked first Green Island which was very good for Grey...

Ashy Drongo perching on electricity cable

09/04/2010 Ashy Drongo is still in Jahra Farms

Original founder of Ashy Drongo, Hans Rudhe, relocated the bird this afternoon in the same place where it was first seen. I came with British/Belgian group over as soon as possible. The bird was...