Birds Sightings from Kuwait: owned and managed by AbdulRahman Al-Sirhan

Past Records of Rare birds

Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca

Common resident and winter visitor, scarce summer visitor. Breeds.
1st – 1 on 05/11/1993 at Jahra Pool Reserve, C W T Pilcher, S T Spencer.
2nd – 4 on 27/09/1996 at Jahra Pool Reserve, S T Spencer, C W T Pilcher.
3rd – 8 from 25/07/1998 to 01/10/1998 at Jahra Pool Reserve, S T Spencer, C W T Pilcher.
4th – 4 on 26/07/2005 at Jahra East Outfall, A Al-Sirhan, Andrew. Bailey.
5th – 1 on 14-24/12/2006 at Sabah Al-Salem, Peka Fagel, Brian Foster, M. Pope and G. Gregory.
6th – 1 on 09/11/2009 at Jahra Pool R. Al-Hajji, A. Al-Sirhan & K. Al-Ghanem.
7th – 2 on 02/12/2009 at Jahra Pool by K. Al-Ghanem.
8th – 1 on 18/10/2011 at Jahra Pool Reserve, A.Al-Sirhan.
9th – 1 on 07/11/2012 at Jahra Pool Reserve by Mike Pope.
10th – Several pairs bred in 2013 in Jahra Pools Reserve.
11th – Several pairs bred in 2014 in Jahra Pools Reserve.
12th – Several pairs bred in 2015 in Jahra Pools Reserve.
13th – Several pairs bred in 2016 in Jahra Pools Reserve.

Black Stork Ciconia nigra

Rare, first 23 records.
1st – 1 on 28/10/1977 at Jal Az-Zor by L. Corrall and W.A. Stuart.
2nd – 1 on 13/6/1980 at Jahra Pool Reserve by L. Corrall.
3rd – 1 on 01/11/1992 at Jahra area by S.T. Spencer, B. Wright.
4th – 1 shot dead on 2/11/2001 at Abraq Al-Khabari, Kuwaiti hunters (source: M. Shehab).
5th – 1 on 25/10/2005 at Jahra East Outfall, A. Al-Sirhan and M. Al-Jeraiwi.
6th – 1 on 29/09/2006 at Sulaibikhat Nature Reserve, Hussain Al-Qallaf.
7th – 1 on 3/12/2006 at Jahra East Outfall, A. Al-Sirhan.
8th – 1 on 31/10/2008 at JEO by Richard Saval.
9th – 1 on 07/04/2009 at Sulaibikhat Reserve, Mike Pope.
10th – 1 on 01/05/2010 at SAANR, K Al-Khanem.
11th – 1 on 05/09/2010 at SAANR, R Al-Hajji.
12th – 1 on 18/03/2011 at Jahra Pool Reserve by Rashed Al-Hajji.
13th – 1 on 29/04/2011 at SAANR by M Pope.
14th – 1 on 14/05/2011 at SAANR by B Foster, P Fågel and Mike Newey.
15th – 1 on 22/10/2011 at Jahra Pool Reserve, by Pekka Fågel, Mike Newey.
16th – 1 on 05/05/2012 at Sulaibikhat Bay by Mike Pope.
17th – 1 on 15/04/2013 at Jahra Pool Reserve by Mike Pope.
18th – 1 on 19/09/2013 at Al-Ritqa, by Omar Al-Shaheen.
19th – 2 on 25/10/2013 at Jahra East Outfall, Mishal Al-Sadani.
20th – 4 on 16/12/2013 at Jahra Pool Reserve, by R Al-Hajji.
21st – 1 on 15/04/2014 at Jahra Pool Reserve, by Mohd Khorshed.
22nd – 1 on 11/06/2014 at Jahra East Outfall, R. Al-Hajji.
23rd – 1 on 26/09/2014 at Jahra Pools Reserve, O Al-Shaheen.

Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus

The first 23 records are below:
1st – 1 seen at Al-Abraq on 28/2/2002 after it was caught by falconers.
2nd – 1 on 28/6/2003 on Jahra Pool by K. Al-Ghanem.
3rd – 1 on 14/11/2006 by Paul Lascelles & K. Al-Ghanem
4th – 1 on 05/7/2007 at JEO Rashed Al-Hajji then it was seen by P. Fagel and M. Pope. Also on 5 July and then on 18/7/2007 by M. Pope. Photographed by R. Al-Hajji subsequently on 7/8/2007, 11/8/2007, 22/09/2007 and on 2/11/2007. Also seen by P. Fågel on 10/11/2007
5th – 1 on 18/8/2007 at Al-Abraq by M. Pope, P. Fagel
6th – 1 on 28/09/2007 at Mahboula by P. Fagel
7th – 1 on 4/11/2007 by P. Fagel
8th – 1 on 10/11/2007 at JEO by P. Fagel
9th – 1 on 13/7/2008 at SAANR by A.Al-Sirhan
10th – 1 on 8/8/2008 at Pivot Fields by M.Pope
11th – 1 on 17/07/2009 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields M Pope.
12th – 1 on 23/10/2009 at Al-Abraq P Fagel.
13th – 1 on 22/07/2010 at Kuwait University by R Al-Hajji.
14th – 1 on 16/09/2010 at Jahra Pool Reserve by P Fagel.
15th – 1 on 06/10/2010 at Kuwait International Golf Course by P Fagel.
16th – 1 on 17/06/2013 at Al-Salam Park, Mohammed Ayoub.
17th – 2 on 07/07/2013 at JPR, K Al-Ghanem.
18th – 1 on 29/10/2013 at JPR, R Al-Hajji.
19th – 1 on 11/07/2014 at JEO, M Pope, N Tovey.
20th – 1 on 01/09/2014 at JPR, many birders.
21st – 1 on 15/11/2014 at JPR, R Al-Hajji.
22nd – 1 on 07/07/2015 to 01/08/2015 at JEO and JPR, R Al-Hajji, M Pope.
23rd – 1 on 08/10/2015 and 09/10/2015 at JEO and Pivot Fields, M Khorshed, M Pope.

Crested Honey Buzzard Pernis ptilorhynchus

The first 24 records are below:.
1st – 3 on 21/09/2001 at Jal Az-zor by S T Spencer and Charles Pilcher.
2nd – 1 dead juvenile on 04/10/2002 at Qaisat by George Gregory.
3rd – 1 found dead on 31/05/2003 at Hujaijah by George Gregory.
4th – 1 found dead on 27/09/2003 at Bubiyan by George Gregory.
5th – 1 on 12/04/2004 at Abdali Farms, by George Gregory.
6th – 1 on 22/09/2004 at SAANR, by George Gregory.
7th – 1 adult found dead on 07/01/2005 at Al-Abraq by George Gregory.
8th – 1 on 22/09/2008 at SAANR P Fågel, K Al-Ghanem.
9th – 1 on 01/01/2009 at Al-Abraq by M Pope and P Fågel.
10th – 1 on 24/09/2010 at SAANR by R Al-Hajji.
11th – 1 on 19/10/2010 at SAANR by K Al-Nasrallah.
12th – 1 on 23/10/2010 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields by P Fågel, B Foster and M Newey.
13th – 1 on 04/11/2010 at Al-Abraq by P Fågel.
14th – 1 on 06/11/2010 at SAANR by Graham Whitehead.
15th – 1 on 15/09/2011 at SAANR by M.Khorshed.
16th – 1 on 28/09/2011 at SAANR by P Fågel.
17th – 1 on 13/09/2013 at SAANR by Malek Al-Hazaa.
18th – 1 on 14/09/2013 at Um Erimam by Meshal Al-Saddani.
19th – 1 on 15/09/2013 at SAANR, by Mohammed Shah.
20th – 1 on 21/09/2013 at Al-Ritqa by Khaled Al-Nasrallah.
21st – 1 on 25/09/2013 at Khuwaisat, by Omar Al-Shaheen.
22nd – 1 on 23/11/2013 at Al-Abraq, R.Al-Hajji.
23rd – 1 on 14/04/2014 at Mutla Farm, M.Khorshed.
24th – 1 on 31/05/2014 at Jahra East Outfall, R.Al-Hajji.

Levant Sparrowhawk Accipiter brevipes

Rare passage migrant and winter visitor. First records:
1st – 1 on 28/09/1985 at Judailiyat, Charles Pilcher, Mahmoud Shehab.
2nd – 1 on 07/11/1986 at Al-Abraq Charles Pilcher George Gregory Mahmoud Shehab.
3rd – 1 on 30/09/1988 at Al-Abraq, a juvenile female found dead, Charles Pilcher, George Gregory.
4th – 1 on 04/11/1988 at Jahra, Charles Pilcher George Gregory.
5th – 1 on 17/02/1989 at Al-Abraq, Charles Pilcher George Gregory.
6th – 1 on 06/10/1989 at Al-Abraq, Charles Pilcher George Gregory.
7th – 1 on 16/10/1992 at Jahra, Charles Pilcher S T Spencer, Bryon Wright.
8th – 1 on 05/10/1993 at Jahra, Charles Pilcher.
9th – 2 on 05/01/1996 at Jahra, George Gregory Charles Pilcher S T Spencer.
10th – 1 on 07/11/1996 at Al-Abraq, a juvenile female found dead, George Gregory.
11th – 1 on 08/03/2000 at Jahra, George Gregory.
12th – 1 on 12/03/2000 at Khiran, George Gregory.
13th – 5 on 29/09/2000 at Jal AlZour, Charles Pilcher, S T Spencer.
14th – 1 on 06/10/2000 Um Erimam F Charles Pilcher, S T Spencer.
15th – 1 on 04/10/2001 at Shaab, George Gregory.
16th – 2 on 21/09/2004 at Bubiyan Island, G Gregory, J Dashti, S Al-Dosary, E Delima.
17th – 1 on 01/10/2004 at Al-Shallal Farm, George Gregory.
18th – 1 on 15/11/2004 a juvenile male found dead at Al-Araq, George Gregory.
19th – 1 on 06/10/2007 Al-Abraq, M Pope, B Foster.
20th – 1 on 02/10/2009 Al Abraq, P Fagel, B Foster, Rick Saval.
21st – 2 on 26/09/2014 at Khuwaisat, O Al-Shaheen, Mohd Khorshed.
22nd – 1 on 19/09/2015 at Al-Abraq, H Bouresli.
23rd – 1 on 26/09/2015 at Khuwaisat, O Al-Shaheen.

Spur-winged Lapwing Vanellus spinosus

Rare migrant and winter visitor. Has bred in 2020.
HDC: 15 on many dates in 2019 and 2020 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields.
1st – 1 on 29/11/1958 at Ahmadi VAD Sales
2nd – 2 on 16/10/1992, 3 on 23/11/1992 at Jahra Bay M Shehab, ST Spencer, CWT Pilcher, B Wright.
3rd – 1 at Jahra Pool Reserve, 12-13/03/1996, P Jones, T Squire.
4th – 1 on 7/01/2000 at Jahra Bay S T Spencer, MO Chichester, J Gaskell.
5th – 1 on 6/06/2007 at JEO A.Al-Sirhan.
6th – 1 on 6/11/2007 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields A.Al-Surayea.
7th – 1 on 2/4/2008 at Pivot Fields by K de Rouck, D Collin, J Celis.
8th – 3 on 3/11/2008 at JEO by M.Khorshed.
9th – 1 on 22/04/2009 at JEO R Al-Hajji.
10th – 1 on 29/09/2011 at Jahra Pool Reserve, by Fahad Al-Khamis.
11th – 1 on 08/11/2012 at JEO by Rashed Al-Hajji.
12th – 1 on 16/05/2013 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Halima Bu Ghaith.
13th – 5 on 17/10/2013 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Omar Al-Shaheen.
14th – 2 on 03/03/2015 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Omar Al-Shaheen.
15th – 2 on 09/11/2015 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Omar Al-Shaheen.
16th – 2 on 04/03/2016 at Jahra Pool Reserve, K Al-Ghanem.
17th – 1 on 16/10/2016 at Jahra Pool Reserve, M Craig.

Black Tern Chlidonias niger

Rare passage migrant.
HDC: 4 on 01/09/1017.
1st – 1 on 11/06/2005 at Jahra East Outfall by A. Al-Sirhan.
2nd – 1 on 04/06/2006 at South Doha Reserve by A. Al-Sirhan.
3rd – 1 on 06/06/2007 at JEO by A. Al-Sirhan and R. Al-Hajji.
4th – 1 on 03/08/2007 at Sulaibikhat Bay by M.Pope.
5th – 1 on 07/12/2007 at Sulaibikhat Bay by P. Fagel and a Finish Group.
6th – 1 on 10/06/2008 at JEO R Al-Hajji.
7th – 1 on 21/06/2008 at JEO R Al-Hajji.
8th – 1 on 23/08/2008 at Sulaibikhat Club by A.Al-Sirhan.
9th – 1 on 30/11/2008 at JEO R Al-Hajji.
10th – 1 on 24/06/2009 at JEO R Al-Hajji.
11th – 1 on 04/07/2009 at JEO R Al-Hajji.
12th – 1 on 29/05/2013 at JEO A Al-Sirhan and R Al-Hajji.
13th – 1 on 10/06/2014 at JEO, Mohd Khorshed.
14th – 1 on 25/07/2014 at JEO O Al-Shaheen.
15th – 1 on 04/10/2015 at Jahra Pools Reserves, Ammar Al-Juraiwi.
16th – 1 on 24/0Ee7/2016 at Jahra Pools Reserves, Omar Al-Shaheen.

Rufous Turtle Dove Streptopelia (orientalis) meena

Rare passage migrant and winter visitor.
HDC: 3 on 16/10/2015.
1st – 2 birds at Ahmadi on 06/0 6/1956 by VAD Sales.
2nd – 1 shot bird on 1/10/2001 K Al-Nasrallah G Gregory.
3rd – 1 on 12/04/2002 shot and identified by hunters (they had their own field guides according to G. Gregory).
4th – 1 on 17/09/2004, by G gregory, A Bailey, B Foster.
5th – 1 on 21/09/2004 at Bubiyan Island.
6th – 1 on 1/11/2008 at Al-Abraq by A.Al-Sirhan,R.Al-Hajji
7th – 1 on 06/11/2009 Abdulmohsen Al-Suraye, one on 30/11/2009 Mohed Khorshed both at Pivot Fields.
8th – 1 on 14/10/2010 at Jahra Pool Reserve by Mohd Khorshed.
9th – 1 on 17/10/2010 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields by R Al-Hajji.
10th – 1 on 05/03/2011 at Jahra Farms by Brian Foster and Mike Pope.
11th – 1 on 19/11/2011 at Jahra Farms by Mike Pope.
12th – 1 on 09/10/2014 at Jahra Pools Reserve, Omar Al-Shaheen.
13th – 1 on 30/09/2015 at Jahra Pools Reserve, Mohd Khorshed.
14th – 1 on 02/11/2015 at Jahra Pools Reserve, Ahmed Salem.
15th – 1 on 15/10/2018 at Jahra Pools Reserve, Omar Al-Shaheen.
16th – 1 on 13/11/2018 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields, N Tovey, Max Dettori.
17th – 1 on 24/10/2019 at Jahra Pools Reserve, K Al-Ghanem.

Pallid Scops Owl Otus brucei

Rare winter visitor, 23 records.
1st – 1 on 04/03/2004 at Tulha, SAANR K Al-Nasrallah.
2nd – 1 on 20/02/2005 at Tulha, SAANR, A. Al-Sirhan.
3rd – 1 on 24/10/2006 photographed at SAANR K Al-Nasrallah, B Foster, M Pope.
4th – 1 on 06/01/2007 at Green Island by M Pope.
5th – 1 on 28/02/2009 at Jahra M Kaoiwi, M Pope.
6th – 1 on 18/11/2012 at Shuwaikh Park, by Halima Bu Khaith.
7th – 1 on 30/10/2013 at Jahra Pool Resrve, by Saleh Al-Sulaihim.
8th – 1 on 07/11/2013 at Jal Al Zour, by Bouke Atema.
9th – 1 on 02/01/2014 at Al-Abraq, A.Al-Sirhan, G. Brown.
10th – 1 on 23/10/2014 at Al-Abraq, H Bouresli, M Khorshed.
11th – 1 on 07/12/2014 at Um Niqqa Farms, Khalaf Al-Fahad.
12th – 1 on 30/01/2015 at Green Island, Neil Tovey.
13th – 1 on 03/02/2015 at Al Abraq, M Craig.
14th – 1 on 04/02/2015 at Al Liyah, A Al-Jeraiwi and O Al-Shaheen.
15th – 1 on 15/10/2015 at Jahra Pools Reserve, M Craig.
16th – 1 on 04/11/2015 at Al Abraq, A. Al-Sirhan.
17th – 1 on 08/12/2016 at Al Shaheed Park, Martin Schuck.
18th – 1 on 13/12/2016 at Mutla’a Ranch, Omar Al-Shaheen.
19th – 1 on 05/01/2017 at Mutla’a Ranch, Marten Wikstrom.
20th – 2 on 10/01/2017 at at Jahra Pools Reserve, Hamad Boresli.
21st – 1 on 02/10/2017 at at Jahra Pools Reserve, Sajan Raju.
22nd – 1 on 08/03/2017 at Al-Abraq, Omar Al-Shaheen.
23rd – 1 on 08/12/2017 at Mutla’a Ranch, Pradeep Choudhary and Sajan Raju.

Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix

Previous records.
1st – 2 on 19/05/1953 to 29/05/1953 at Ahmadi Victor Sales.
2nd – 2 on 12/05/1955 at Ahmadi Victor Sales.
3rd – 1 on 08/05/1959 at Ahmadi Victor Sales.
4th – 2 on 17/04/1960 at Ahmadi Victor Sales.
5th – 2 on 08/09/1961 to 13/09/1961 at Ahmadi Victor Sales.
6th – 1 on 07/09/1972 then 2 on 24/09/1972 at Um Al-Aish, ABC.
7th – 1 on 21/05/1982 at Um Al-Aish, C Pilcher.
8th – 2 on 03/04/1981 at Al-Batin, C Pilcher.
9th – 3 on 08/04/1983 at Al-Batin, C Pilcher.
10th – 1 on 25/04/1985 at Liyah, BP.
11th – 1 on 25/04/1986 at Um Al-Aish, C Pilcher.
12th – 1 on 23/05/1997 at Wadi Ar-Rimam Farm, N. Cleere and D. Kelly.
13th – 1 on 24/04/1998 at Al-Zour Sewege Dump, M Chichester.
14th – 1 on 05/09/1998 at Wafra Main Gathering Centre, M Chichester.
15th – 1 on 11/04/2008 at Zour Port, M Chichester.
16th – 1 on 16/05/2008 at Sewer Plant Reeds, M Chichester.
17th – 1 on 25/09/2009 at Al-Abraq, R. Saval.
18th – 1 on 16/04/2009 at Sabhan, Saad Al-Nouri.
19th – 1 on 25/09/2011 at SAANR, Rashed Al-Hajji.
20th – 1 on 04/04/2014 at Al-Shallal’s Farm, M Craig, Helmut Pfeifenberger.
21st – 1 on 18/10/2016 at Al-Abraq, Omar Al-Shaheen.
22nd – 1 on 23/04/2016 at Liyah, A. Al-Suraye.

Green Warbler trochiloides nitidus

Rare, first 16 records.
1st – 1 on 27/04/1990 at Abdally, Charles Pilcher.
2nd – 1 on 10/01/1992 at Jahra, Charles Pilcher.
3rd – 1 on 24/05/1994 at Jahra, Thomas Spencer.
4th – 1 on 30/04/1997 ringed at Wadi Ar-Rimam Farm, N. Cleere and D. Kelly.
5th – 1 on 09/05/1997 ringed at Wadi Ar-Rimam Farm, N. Cleere and D. Kelly.
6th – 2 on 23/05/1997 ringed at Wadi Ar-Rimam Farm, N. Cleere and D. Kelly.
7th – 1 on 27/05/1997 ringed at Wadi Ar-Rimam Farm, N. Cleere and D. Kelly.
8th – 1 on 5/10/1998 at Wafra Oil Field by J. Gaskell and M. O. Chichester.
9th – 1 on 29/4/2004 1 at Subiya, George Gregory.
10th – 1 on 20/09/2007 at JEO, Rashed Al-Hajji.
11th – 1 on 31/01/2008 at JEO, Rashed Al-Hajji.
12th – 1 on 16/9/2016 at Mutla’a Ranch, N Tovey, M Craig.
13th – 1 on 15/9/2017 at Mutla’a Ranch, N Tovey, B Jummaa.
14th – 1 on 20/08/2018 at Pivot Fields, N Tovey, M Pope.
15th – 1 on 28/08/2018 at Jahra Pools Reserve, H Boerseli.
16th – 1 on 06/10/2018 at Mutla’a Ranch, M Pope, P Scott.

White-crowned Wheatear Oenanthe leucopyga

The first 22 records are below:.
1st – 1 on 19/09/1954 at Ahmadi, VAD Sales.
2nd – 1 on 28/02-17/3/1971 at Ahmadi, by Margaret and Bob Blacker.
3rd – 1 on 24/03/1972 at Mina Ahmadi, Mrs. E Grieve.
4th – 1 on 8/04/1983 at Al-Batin, by CWT Pilcher.
5th – 1 on 07/03/1987 at Jal Az-Zor, by Alan Tye.
6th – 1 on 01/04/1989 at Kuwait City, by AW.
7th – 1 on 31/12/1998 at Jal Az-Zor, by S T Spencer.
8th – 1 on 31/12/1998 through 28/03/1999, S T Sprncer and CWT Pilcher.
9th – 1 on 04/01/2000 at Wafra by M Chichester.
10th – 1 on 26/03/2003 at Sulaibikhat Reserve by G Gregory.
11th – 1 on 08/03/2005 at Wadi Al-Batin by G Gregory.
12th – 1 on 28/07/2008 at SAANR M Shehab, K Al-Nasrallah.
13h – 1 on 07/03/2010 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields Simon Price.
14th – 1 on 03/10/2010 at SAANR by H Al-Shayji.
15th – 1 on 25/02/2012 at Khiran by R Al-Hajji.
16th – 1 on 12/01/2013 at Mutla Ridge by Khaled Al-Ghanem.
17th – 1 on 07/06/2013 at Subhan, Saad Al-Noori.
18th – 1 on 15/12/2013 at Jal Al Zor, Ammar Al-Jeraiwi.
19th – 1 on 17/03/2014 at Doha, H. Al-Shayji.
20th – 1 on 23/03/2014 at Kabd, A.Al-Surayae.
21st – 1 on 24/04/2014 at Wafra, H.Al-Shayji.
22nd – 1 on 28/06/2014 at Jal Al Zor, Ahmad Ashour, Ahmad Jamal.

Dead Sea Sparrow Passer moabiticus

The first 22 records are below:
1st – 7 on 01/11/1996 at Jahra Pool Reserve, G.Gregory, C.W.T.Pilcher, S.T.Spencer.
2nd – 1 on 01/04/1997 at Jahra Pool Reserve N Cleere, D Kelly.
3rd – 23 on 06/11/1998 at Jahra Pool Reserve G Gregory.
4th – 2 on 06/10/2003 at Jahra Pool Reserve K Al-Ghanem.
5th – 1 on 18/03/2004 at Jahra Pool Reserve by K Al-Ghanem.
6th – 7 on 29/10/2008 at Al-Abraq by P.Fagel
7th – 30 on 02/11/2008 at Green Island by P.Fagel
8th – 1 on 04/11/2009 at Jahra Pool Reserve R Al-Hajji.
9th – 4 on 06/11/2009 at Al-Abraq P Fagel, B Foster, Simon Price.
10th – 1 on 18/10/2010 at Jahra Pool Reserve by Mohd Khorshed.
11th – 1 on 16/01/2011 at Jahra Pool Reserve by Antoine Rougeron and Pierre-Andre Crochet.
12th – 12 on 12/03/2011 at Jahra Pool Reserve by Graham Whitehead.
13th – 4 on 16/02/2012 at Al-Abraq P. Fagel.
14th – 1 on 14/04/2012 at Jahra Pool Reserve by T Pettersson.
15th – 3 on 14/11/2012 at Jahra Pool Reserve by Rashed Al-Hajji.
16th – 1 on 14/03/2013 at Jahra Pool Reserve by Khaled Al-Ghanem.
17th – 5 on 03/11/2013 at Jahra Pool Reserve by Hamad Bouresli.
18th – 4 on 11/03/2014 at Khiran by Hamad Bouresli.
19th – 1 on 13/03/2014 at Khiran by Hamad Bouresli.
20th – 1 on 01/11/2014 at Al-Abraq, Hamad Bouresli.
21st – 11 on 10/11/2014 at JPR, Markus Craig.
22nd – 1 on 30/11/2014 at JPR, Abdulmohsen Al-Surayea.

Siberian Buff-bellied Pipit Anthus (rubescens) japonicus

The first 22 records are below:
1st – 1 on 11/02/2005 at East Doha by A. Bailey, B. Foster and G. Gregory.
2nd – 1 on 21/11/2007 at Jahra East Outfall by A. Al-Sirhan.
3rd – 1 on 24/11/2007 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields by A. Al-Sirhan.
4th – 1 on 05/12/2007 at Jahra East Outfall by A. Al-Sirhan.
5th – 1 on 08/12/2007 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields by A. Al-Sirhan.
6th – 2 on 12/12/2007 at Jahra East Outfall by A. Al-Sirhan.
7th – 2 on 17/2/2008 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields by A.Al-Sirhan.
8th – 2 on 01/03/2008 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields A.Al-Sirhan.
9th – 2 on 11/11/2008 at JEO by R.Al-Hajji
10th – 1 on 17/12/2008 at JEO by R.Al-Hajji
11th – 3 on 21/02/2009 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields by A.Al-Sirhan.
12th – 1 on 24/03/2009 at SAANR by M Pope.
13th – 1 on 19/12/2009 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields B Foster M Pope.
14th – 1 on 29/01/2010 at Al- Abraq P Fågel, B Foster.
15th – 1 on 16/12/2010 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields by A.Al-Sirhan.
16th – 1 on 15/01/2011 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields by Mike Pope.
17th – 1 on 14/01/2015 at Al Abraq, Omar Al-Shaheen.
18th – 1 on 19/11/2015 at Jahra Farms, Neil Tovey.
19th – 1 on 15/11/2016 at Al Abraq, Rashed Al Hajji.
20th – 1 on 14/11/2016 at Jahra East Outfall, Rashed Al Hajji.
21st – 1 on 10/12/2016 at Pivot Fields, A. Al-Sirhan.
22nd – 1 on 11/01/2017 at Pivot Fields, Markus Craig.

Eversmann’s Redstart Phoenicurus erythronotus

Rare winter visitor.
HDC: 2 on 23/12/2006.

1st – 1 on 12/12/1970 at Burgan Oil Field S Howe, N Montford.
2nd – 1 on 4/12/1987 at Al-Abraq G Gregory, C W T Pilcher, M Shehab,.
3rd – 1 on 21/02/1997 C W T Pilcher, S T Spencer.
4th – 1 on 16/02/2001 at Mishref, G Gregory.
5th – 1 on 23/01/2004 at Ahmed Al-Shallal Farm, G Gregory.
6th – 1 on 22/12/2006 to 3/01/2007 at Ahmed Al-Shallal Farm, G Gregory, A Al-Sirhan.
7th – 1 male on 15/11/2010 at SAANR, B Foster, P Fagel.
8th – 1 female on 26/11/2010 at Al-Abraq, B Foster, P Fagel.
9th – 1 male on 21/01/2011 at Wafra Farms, Pierre Crochet.
10th -1 male on 16/11/2013 at Al-Abraq, Pekka Fagel.
11th -1 male on 05/12/2015 at Khiran, M Pope.
12th -1 male on 15/11/2016 at Mutla’a, A. Al-Sirhan.
13th -1 male on 19/11/2016 at Al Shallal’s Farm, H. Dufourney.
14th -1 male on 04/11/2018 at Al-Abraq, O. Al-Shaheen.
15th -1 male on 25/11/2018 at Green Island, Kris Webb and Mash Ahmad.
16th – 1 on 03/01/2020 at Al Abraq, Valentin CONDAL, Paul DUFOUR & Antoine REBOUL.

Desert Finch Rhodospiza obsoleta

Rare passage migrant and summer visitor. Has bred.
HDC: 8 on 12/04/2006.
1st – 2 on 20/5/2004 at Sabah Al-Ahmad Natural Reserve by H. Al-Qallaf.
2nd – 1 juvenile on 11/6/2004 at Jahra Farms by G. Gregory.
3rd – 1 on 15/11/2004 at Abraq Al-Khabari by G.Gregory.
4th – 8 on 12/04/2006 at Kabd by S. Aspinall and G. Brown.
5th – 2 on 15/05/2006 at Sabah Al-Ahmad Natural Reserve by M. Al-Jraiwi.
6th – 1 on 26/04/2008 at Al-Abraq M Pope.
7th – 3 on 14/11/2008 at Zour Port M Chichester.
8th – 4 on 30/04/2010 at Al- Abraq B Foster, P Fagel, M Pope.
9th – 1 on 17/03/2012 at Khiran Area by Rashed Al-Hajji.
10th – 6 on 14/02/2013 at Khiran Area 10th record and first breeding record by Omar Al-Shaheen.
11th – 1 on 10/11/2014 at Sabhan Area by Saad Al-Nouri.
12th – 8 on 21/02/2015 at and 3 on 23/05/2015 Khiran (South of Khor), Ammar Al-Jeraiwi and Mike Pope respectively.
13th – 2 on 07/03/2015 at Sea City (North of Khor), Mike Pope.
14th – 1 on 12/12/2015 at Sea City (North Khor), M Pope.
15th – 1 on 22/12/2015 at Al Abraq, Hamad Bouresli.

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