This is showing bird sightings from KISR

Caspian Reed Warbler standing on the ground

May 2009 in Kabd Reserve and at KISR Shuwaikh

As noted earlier (20.04.2009), two successive dry seasons seem to have led to the disappearance of Dunn’s Lark from Kebd, although a few pairs may still persist in the far north of the area. Black-crowned Sparrow-lark breeding pairs...

Masked Shrike Lanius nubicus hovering with green background

Week 04/05 – 08/05/2008 at KISR, Shuwaikh

The lawns at KISR have become a little quieter over the past 2 weeks, but still have an interesting variety of birds. During the past two weeks, there has been a large influx of Red-backed Shrikes, but wheatears...

Whinchat on a branch

Kabd Reserve, KISR Shuwaikh 09-10/04/2008

10/04/2008: During a visit to Kabd with a visiting group of Finnish birders, we saw a group of 45+ Pale Rockfinches, 1 Booted Eagle, 2 White-throated Robins, a Whinchat and the usual migrants and resident larks (Dunn’s Lark,...

Daurian Shrike Lanius isabellinus feeding on Spotted Flycatcher

06-09/4/2008 at KISR Shuwaikh

The gardens at the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) at Shuwaikh continue to attract a variety of migrants: ca. 80 Pipits (roughly equal numbers of Tree and Red-throated Pipits) have been working the lawns for the past week....