Category: Jahra Pools Reserve

Eurasian Golden perched on a water pipe

Birdwatching on 27/09/2018

Al-Shallal’s Farm: Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 3, Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis 2, Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago 1, Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops 5, White-throated Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis 1, Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio 1, Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator 1,Eurasian Golden...

Spotted Redshank standing in water

At Jahra Pools Reserve on 19/09/2018 At Jahra Pools Reserve

Jahra Pools Natural: Garganey Spatula querquedula  2, Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto  25, Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus  4, Eurasian Coot Fulica atra  5, Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus  2, Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus  26, Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola  1, White-tailed...

Black Stork in flight

Birdwatching on 17/09/2018

Mutla’a Ranch: Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto  12, Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis  1, Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus  1, Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops  1, Mauryan Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor lahotra1, Greater Short–toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla  5, Crested Lark Galerida cristata  3, Sand Martin Riparia riparia  5, Barn Swallow...

Tawny Pipit standing in water

Birdwatching at Jahra Pools Reserve on 16/09/2018

A short visit to Jahra Pools Reserve: Common Pochard Aythya ferina  1, Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca  4, Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus  5, Eurasian Coot Fulica atra  15, Grey–headed Swamphen Porphyrio poliocephalus  1, Little Crake Zapornia parva  1, White–tailed Lapwing Vanellus leucurus  2, Little Ringed Plover...

Bonelli's Eagle in flight

Birdwatching on 09-10/10/2018

Jahra Pools Reserve (10/09/2018): Garganey Spatula querquedula 1, Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca 2, Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus 1, Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 30, Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 10, Eurasian Coot Fulica atra 1, Grey-headed Swamphen Porphyrio poliocephalus...

Great White Pelican preening amongst gulls and terns

Birdwatching on 02/09/2018

Birds seen at Jahra Pools Reserve: Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca  1, Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis  1, Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto  1, Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus  2, Grey-headed Swamphen Porphyrio poliocephalus  3, Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus  2, Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius  2, Ruff Calidris pugnax  2,...

Green Warbler perched on a reedbed stem

Birdwatching on 30/08/2018

Al-Shallal’s Farm: Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto  4, Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops  4, Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla  1, Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio  1, Mauryan Grey Shrike  Lanius excubitor pallidirostris  1, Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor  2, Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator  1, Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus  4,...

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...

Whinchat perched on a stem of a plant

At Jahra Pools Reserve and Al Liyah Reserve on 15/04/2018

Al Jahra Pools Natural Reserve: Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus  1, Purple Heron Ardea purpurea  1, Osprey Pandion haliaetus  1, Spotted Crake Porzana porzana  2, Little Crake Zapornia parva  1, Grey-headed Swamphen Porphyrio poliocephalus  5, Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus ...