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

Category: Rarities

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...

Ashy Drongo perched on a tree

03/04/2010 at Jahra Farms

Update 5.4.2010: Thierry and Marianne Quelennec managed to see the bird in its original place yesterday. Seems that it is moving in much bigger area than we assumed. Update 4.4.2010: I decided to omit...

Hume’s Wheatear perched on a mound

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,...

Macqueen’s Bustard standing on the ground

Macqueen’s Bustard at JEO on 18. November

This record was intentionally suppressed for the safety of the bird. The bird was found by Mohamed Korshed and photographed by many on the same day. Macqueen’s Bustard (Chlamydotis macqueenii)