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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...

Jahra Farms

Jahra Farms. 29°21’08.2″N 47°40’24.8″E Jahra Farms These are old traditional farms that used to be neglected, as they are now government property. Nowadays, Asians run the farms and grow mainly vegetables. The good news is that they are still...

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...