Category: KISR

This is showing bird sightings from KISR

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....