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

Category: Rarities

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)

Little Bunting standing on the ground

7/11/2009 at Al-Abraq

Eurasian Siskin 1, Little Bunting 1, Blue Rock Thrush 1, Water Pipit 15, Red-breasted Flycatcher 1, European Robin 1. Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva Blue Rock Thrush...

Rustic Bunting standing on the ground

06/11/2009 at Al Abraq Al Khabari

Brian, Simon and myself had a regular visit to Al Abraq this morning. Quite soon we managed to see a Short-eared Owl flying and disappearing somewhere. After walking around the farm we finally decided...

Red Phalarop just took off water

01/05/2009 at Jahra East Outfall

Having a chance to visit JEO  today during high tide provided me a nice views of Red Phalarope.  Other notable birds were c. 100 Red-necked Phalaropes 2 Cuckoos,  2 Glossy Ibises, 2 Lesser Grey Shrikes...

Little Swift Apus affinis on flight

16/03/2008 at JEO.

Today Rashed have seen and photographed a Little Swift, it was a one bird in a large flock of Swifts and Swallows. Little Swift.

Richard's Pipit

14/12/2007 at JEO

1 Meadow Pipit, 1 Richard’s Pipit. The Richard’s Pipit, the photograph was taken by A. Al-Sirhan.    

Common Reed Bunting perching on a reed stem

30/11/2007 at JEO.

The last day of the month hasn’t left us without Rashed is finding something rare, 1 Common Reed Bunting, The following photographs are all by Rashed.The Common Reed Bunting.

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17/11/2007 at Pivot Fields

86 Northern Lapwings, 1 White Stork, 2 Richard’s Pipits, 4 Long-legged Buzzards, 3 Night Herons (2 juveniles) at the fenced lake, 10 Namaqua Doves, 10+ Wood Pigeons, 1 Southern Grey Shrike, 1 Greater Spotted...


10/11/2007 at Pivot Fields

10/11/2007 at the Pivot Fields produced: 1 Pallid Harrier, 5 Imperial Eagles, 1 Greater Spotted Eagle, 1 White Stork, 50+ Northern Lapwing, 2 Richard’s Pipit, 10+ Blue-cheeked Bee-eaters,1 Isabelline Shrike ssp. isabellinus A White...