Jahra Pools Reserve

It includes post from Jahra Pools Reserve

Hypocolius Hypocolius ampelinus

03/02/2022 at Kabd Reserve, Jahra East Outfall and Jahra Pools Reserve

I noticed today that the female (probably a first winter) Hypocolius was furiously feeding on the flowers of the Arabian Boxthorn Lycium shawii bush. The outcome of today is as follows: Kabd Reserve Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 5, Laughing Dove Streptopelia...

Common Rock Thrush Monticola saxatilis

26/04/2021 along Sulaibikhat Bay

This afternoon I started at Sulaibikhat Bay, from KISR side then continued along the coast stopping at the Sulaibikhat Traditional Cafe, Sulaibikhat Sports Club, Al Jahra Reserve and ending my visit at Jahra East Outfall.There was nothing special,...

Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus

24/04/2021 at Jahra Reserve

The weather was as hot as yesterday where the temperature reached 42 degrees celsius, so I had to make a brief visit in the afternoon, which produced the following list: Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 4, Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca...

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...

Indian Silverbill Lonchura malabarica

14/04/2021 at Al-Shaheed Park and Jahra Reserve

Al-Shaheed Park: Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 29, Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis 2, Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 1, Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla 1, Masked Shrike Lanius nubicus 1, Great Reed Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus 1, White-eared Bulbul Pycnonotus leucotis 19,...