Category: Mega Rarities

Grey-throated Martin in flight

26/11/2017 A potential Pale Martin 2nd for WP if accepted by KORC and Probably a Grey-throated Martin at Jahra Pools Reserve.

Yesterday Markus Craig reported a presumed Grey-throated Martin Riparia chinensis together with a Pale Martina Riparia diluta. Today he relocates the birds alert us in WhatsApp group. I rushed right away to find the four birds perching on a...

Taiga Flycatcher and Black Drongo in Kuwait

I’ve been birding with Kari Haataja and Hannu Palojarvi for last 5 days. The highlights of the trip have been Taiga Flycatcher and Black Drongo. We have had many other nice species as well. The most notably of...

Eversmann’s Redstart perched on a branch of a tree

15/11/2010 at SAANR

Once again I headed to SAANR with Brian. We checked first some wadis founding only Mourning Wheatears and the same White-crowned Wheatear.  After that we went to Tulha thinking that the place is absolutely dead. However, I heard...

Dusky Warbler on a date palm tree leaf

29/10/2009 at Jahra Farms

Update to this posting: Seems that the ID of the bird is correct. I have received couple of confirmations outside of Kuwait stating that indeed the bird is Dusky Warbler (Phylloscopus fuscatus) —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— This morning I just did...