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

Kuwait Vagrant birds

Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons

Vagrant, 5 records.
1st – 3 on 05/02/2005 at Ras Subiya by George Gregory.
2nd – 2 on 14/11/2009 at Golf Club at Wafra Road 306 by Simon Price.
3rd – 7 on 31/10/2014 and next day 32 at JPR, O Al-Shaheen, H Al-Shayji, Abdulaziz Al-Yousef.
4th – 2 on 26/01/2015 at JPR, H Bouresli.
5th – 7 on 29/10/2016 at JEO, AbdulRahman Al Rashed.

Mute Swan Cygnus olor

Vagrant, one record.
1st – 1 in November 1997 at Jahra Pool Reserve Mish’al Al-Jraiwi

Marbled Duck Marmaronetta angustirostris

Vagrant, 4 records.
1st – 3 on 09/02/1995 to 04/10/1996 at Jahra Pool Reserve by S.T. Spencer, C.W.T. Pilcher, Mahmoud Shehab and George Gregory.
2nd – 1 on 21-23/01/2000 at Sabah Al-Salem by J. Gaskell and Mark O. Chichester.
3rd – 4 on 09/02/2000 at Sabah Al-Salem by G. Gregory.
4th – 1 on 04/10/2007 at SAANR by Khaled Al-Ghanem.

Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina

Vagrant, two records.
1st – 9 on 29/12/2011 at Jahra Pool Reserve by Ouda Al-Bathali.
2nd – 1 from 13/09/2016 to 20/10/2016 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Neil Tovey.

Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis

Vagrant, one record.
1st – 4 on 07/11/2012 at Jahra Pool Reserve by Ouda Al-Bathali

Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator

Vagrant, two records.
1st – 2 on 17-18/01/1997 S T Spencer and C W T Pilcher.
2nd – 1 on 11/02/2015 at Jahra Pools Reserve, M Craig.

Sooty Shearwater Ardenna grisea

Vagrant, 8 record.
1st – 1 on 09/05/2009 on route to Kubbar Island, by Humoud Al-Shayji.
2nd – 1 on 24/05/2014 at Kuwait Bay, O.Al-Shaheen, H.Al-Shayji, A.Al-Yousef.
3rd – 1 on 23/05/2015 at Mina Al Zour by Mike Pope, then 2 on 25/05/2015 at Jahra Pools Reserve by Omar Al-Shaheen.
4th – 1 on 06/06/2017 at Jahra Pools reserve, Omar Al-Shaheen.
5th – 1 on 18/05/2018 en route from Kubbar Island, Bassel Abi Jammaa and Sajan Raju.
6th – 1 on 30/04/2019 at Ras Al-Salmiya, O Al-Shaheen, Abdulaziz Al-Yosouf.
7th – 1 on 16/05/2019 at Jahra Pools Reserve, O Al-Shaheen.
8th – 4 on 21/05/2019 at Jahra Pools Reserve, O Al-Shaheen, N Tovey.

Persian Shearwater Puffinus persicus

Vagrant, one record.
1st – 25 on 09/05/1957 off beach south of Shuaiba, V A D Sales.

Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena

Vagrant, one record.
1st – 1 on 27/10/2010 found dead at Jahra East Outfall, Nicole Burgos & A Al-Sirhan.

Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus

Vagrant, two records.
1st – 1 on 04/11/1988 at Jahra Pool Reserve G Gregory, C. W. T. Pilcher, A. Tye and M. Shihab.
2nd – 2 on 01/01/2013 at Jahra Pool Reserve by Rashed Al-Hajji

Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor

Vagrant, 5 records.
1st – 1 on 13/12/2007 at Sulaibikhat Bay, K. Al-Nasralah and R. Al-Hajji
2nd – 1 on 16/01/2010 at Sulaibikhat Bay, R. Al-Hajji.
3rd – 1 on 06/11/2014 at Sulaibikhat Bay, by Kane Brides, Robbie Hawkins and AbdulRahman Al-Sirhan. The same bird on 22/12/2015 at Sulaibikhat Bay, Rashed Al-Hajji. Also on 04/01/2017 at Sulaibikhat Bay, WP Big Year Team.
4th – 1 on 01/11/2019 at Sulaibikhat Bay, Abdulmagid Al-Shatti.
5th – 2 on 19/01/2020 at Sulaibikhat Bay, Abdulmagid Al-Shatti, Paweł Kołodziejczyk, Zbigniew Wnuk, and Andrzej Suchecki.

Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus

Vagrant, 3 records.
1st – 1 on 01/03/1954 at Sea Island/Kubbar R. Meinertzhagen.
2nd – 1 on 01/04/ 1969 at Khor Muffattah R. Meinertzhagen.
3rd – 1 in 1974 by K. Nakamura.

Jouanin’s Petrel Bulweria fallax

Vagrant, one record.
1st – 1 on 12/05/2018 at Jahra Pool Reserve by M Craig, M Pope.

African Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus

Vagrant, 2 records.
1st – 1 bird seen from 1980 to 1989 C. W. T. Pilcher, G. Gregory & M. Shihab.
2nd – 17 on 18/03/2007 at JEO by R. Al-Hajj

Striated Heron Butorides striata

Vagrant, 6 records.
1st – 1 on 31/07/2011 at Sulaibikhat Bay by K.Al-Ghanem.
2nd – 1 on 06/07/2014 at Jahra Pool Reserve, K.Al-Ghanem.
3rd – 1 on 17/10/2014 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Mohammad Hamza Askar.
4th – 1 on 21/02/2015 at Khiran Marina, Mike Pope.
5th – 1 on 03/10/2015 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Omar Al-Shaheen.
6th – 1 on 07/07/2018 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Pradeep Kumar Choudhary.

Indian Pond Heron Ardeola grayii

Vagrant, two records.
1st – 1 on 07/11/2009 at Al-Abraq A Al-Sirhan.
2nd – 2 on 15/07/2013 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Omar Al-Shaheen.

Eastern Cattle Egret Bubulcus coromandus 

Vagrant, two records.
1st – 1 on 13/05/2008 at SAANR, A. Al-Sirhan.
2nd – 1 on 21/04/2018 at Jahra Pools Reserve found by Ouda Al-Bathali, but later identified in the field by Markus Craig on 24/04/2018 .

Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus

Vagrant, 12 records. Bred in Bubiyan Island.
1st – 1 on 30/03/1968 by V. A. D. Sales.
2nd – 1 on 21/11/1980 C.W.T Pilcher.
3rd – 1 on 28/11/1981 at Sulaibikhat Bay by C. W. T. Pilcher.
4th – 3 on 05/04/1999 by H-M Bush, J. Rathberger-Knan and W. Bindl.
5th – 1 on 01/12/2002at Ras Salmiya J Brown.
6th – 1 on 6/3/2005 found dead at JEO, G Gregory.
7th – 2 on 01/05/2012 at Bubiyan Island by Khaled Al-Nasrallah.
8th – 2 on 15/06/2014 at Bubiyan Island, K & N Al-Nasrallah, P. Fagel.
9th – 3 (two adults with chick) on 09/05/2017 at Bubiyan Island, Jassem Al-Ajmi and Environmental Lens Team.
10th – 1 on 23/03/2018 at Bubiyan Island, K Al-Nasrallah.
11th – 2 on 18/10/2018 at Bubiyan Island, Abdulaziz Al-Yosouf.
12th – 4 on 14/11/2019 at Boubyan Island, O Al-Shaheen and Abdulaziz Al-Yousef.

Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel

Vagrant, one record.
1st – 1 on 10/04/2008 at Zour Port Chris Lansdell et al

Masked Booby Sula dactylatra

Vagrant, one record.
1st – 1 on 01/04/2015 at Jahra Pools Reserve, Omar Al-Shaheen.

Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmeus

Vagrant, 4 records.
1st – 2 on 10/3/2001 at JEO O. Schroeder, S. Schroeder and G. Ostero.
2nd – 1 on 04/12/2010 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields B Foster, P Fagel. It was last seen on 01/04/2011.
3rd – 1 on 09/08/2013 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Omar Al-Shaheen & Hamad Bouresli.
4th – 3 on 20/03/2017 at Jahra Pool Reserve, A. Al-Sirhan.

African Darter Anhinga rufa

Vagrant, one record.
1st – 2 on 24/09/2009 at JEO by R. Al-Hajji et al.

Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos trachielotos

Vagrant, one record.
1st – 1 on 15/04/2008 at SAANR by K. Al-Nasrallah.

Lesser Spotted Eagle Clanga pomarina

Vagrant. 9 records.
1st – 1 on 09/03/1999 at Jahra, C Pilcher.
2nd – 1 on 01/04/1999 near Jahra, Hans-Martin Busch, Johana Rathgeber-Khan and Wolfgang Bindl.
3rd – 2 on 08/03/2000 near Jahra, Hans-Martin Busch, Johana Rathgeber-Khan, Franziska and Andreas Lange.
4th – 1 on 05/04/2002 at Al-Khuwaisat, G. Gregory, Andrew Bailey, H. McCurdy.
5th – 1 on 08/04/2008 at SAANR, Misha’al Al-Jeraiwi.
6th – 1 on 07/10/2011 at SAANR, Rashed Al-Hajji.
7th – 1 on 10/10/2011 at Khuwaisat, Khaled Al-Ghanem.
8th – 1 on 10/01/2017 at Jahra Pools Reserve, M Craig.
9th – 1 on 17/09/2018 at Khuwaisat, Omar Al-Shaheen.

Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos

Vagrant, 13 records.
1st – 1 on 19/11/1977 at Bahra P.R.Haynes.
2nd – 1 22/03/1980 at Abdali C.W.T.Pilcher.
3rd – 1 26/03/1986 at Sulaibikhat A.Tye, M.Shehab.
4th – 1 on 5/03/1992 at Jahra C.W.T.Pilcher.
5th – 1 on 2/03/1995 second-year photographed at Dibdibah G.Gregory et al.
6th – 1 on 15/03/1996 at Jahra C.W.T.Pilcher et al.
7th – 1 on 22/02/1998 at Wafra-Nuwaisib Road M.O.Chichester.
8th – 1 on 25/05/2006 second-year photographed at SAANR M.Al-Jeraiwi.
9th – 1 on 15/04/2014 at Jahra Pool Reserve, M Craig.
10th – 1 on 25/05/2015 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Neil Tovey.
11th – 2 on 15/12/2017 at SAANR, Rashed Al-Hajji.
12th – 1 on 04/10/2018 at SAANR, O. Al-Shaheen.
13th – 1 on 08/01/2020 at Jahra Pools Reserve, K Al-Ghanem.

White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla

Vagrant, 7 records.
1st – 1 on 25/11/2009 to 09/12/2009 first found at JEO by Ouda Al-Bathali.
2nd – 1 on 11/12/2014 at Jahra Pools Reserve, Yousef Al-Failakawy, Faisal Al-Nomass.
3rd – 1 on 13/11/2015 at Failaka Island, M Al-Moshawah, A Al-Khamees.
4th – 1 on 25/02/2017 at Jahra Pools Reserve, Markus Craig.
5th – 1 on 27/12/2017 at Jahra Pools Reserve, Raphael Lebrun.
6th – 1 on 03/02/2019 at Al-Magwa’a Transmission Station, Mo Murad, then the same bird on 04/02/2019 at Arifjan by Malek Al-Hazza’a, later by Rashed Al-Hajji on 27/02/2019 in Liyah Reserve.
7th – 1 on 07/11/2019 at Jahra Pools Reserve, K Al-Ghanem.

Striped Crake Aenigmatolimnas marginalis

Vagrant, one record.
1st – 1 on 01/01/2015 at Jahra Pools Reserve, Ammar Al-Jeraiwi.

Demoiselle Crane Grus virgo

Vagrant, 11 records.
1st – 4 on 05/01/1954 at Jahra R. Meinertzhagen, 4 on 08/01/1954 at Kadima P R Haynes.
2nd – 5 on 08/01/1974 P R Haynes.
3rd – 5 on 08/09/1977 at Kuwait City coast, P. R. Haynes.
4th – 9 on 17/3/1986 A. Tye M Shehab.
5th – 100 on 13/09/1996 at Al-Abraq, M Shehab, and 14 on 13/09/1996 at Jahra, S T Spencer, C W T Pilcher.
6th – 2 shot dead on 24/03/2000 at Ritqa, G Gregory (Hamad al-Baqr et al.)
7th – 2 on 19/03/2010 at North Doha, B Foster, P Fagel, B Somod, later 69 on 25/03/2010 at SAANR K Al-Nasrallah.
8th – 3 on 06/10/2012 at Jahra Pool Reserve by Homoud Al-Shayji.
9th – 1 on 12/09/2014 shot dead by a hunter at Gulf Road, reported by Abdulaziz Al-Yousef.
10th – 2 on 12/09/2015 at Jahra Pool Reserve, K Al Nasrallah.
11th – 7 on 18/09/2016 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Omar Al-Shaheen, Khaled Al-Ghanem.

Common Crane Grus grus

Vagrant, 10 records.
1st – 2 on 13/11/1987 at Jahra Pool Reserve C.W.T. Pilcher, M. Shehab and G. Gregory.
2nd – 1 on 30/12/2000 to 3/2001 at Sulaibikhat Bay by G. Rowlands, M.O. Chichester, S.T. Spencer and G. Gregory.
3rd – 1 on 18/01/2001 at Sulaibikhat S T Spencer, one on 19/01/2001 C Pilcher, S T Spencer. One on 08/02/2001 G Rowlands all at Sulaibikhat. Also two on 17/02/2001 shot dead by Khabari Al-Awazem Kuwaiti hunters as per K. Al-Nasrallah.
4th – 35 birds on 17/09/2009 at JEO by R. Al-Hajji.
5th – 5 on 13/01/2010 at SAANR by P Fagel.
6th – 1 on 27/03/2010 at SAANR by R Al-Hajji.
7th – 1 on 22/03/2011 at SAANR by P Fagel.
8th – 1 on 24/10/2011 at Pivot Fields, by M.Khorshed.
9th – 1 from 16/10/2016 to 20/10/2016 at Jahra Pools Reserve, Markus Craig.
10th -1 on 15/01/2020 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields, Daniel Mauras, A Al-Sirhan.

Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius

Vagrant, 12 records.
1st – 1 on 19/03/1971 at Subiya Jack Webb.
2nd – 1 on 12/12/1999 at Bharat Ali M.Shehab.
3rd – 1 on 17/06-6/07/2000 at Mahboula JM Bishop.
4th – 3 on 30/12-31/12/2008 at Pivot Fields by A.Al-Sirhan et al.
5th – 1 on 08/11/2009 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields A Al-Suraye.
6th – 4 shot dead by bird shooters, at Ritqa on 13/03/2013 reported A. Al-Surayae.
7th – 2 shot dead by bird shooters at Ritqa on 18/02/2014 reported by Omar Al-Shaheen.
8th – 1 on 06/11/2014 at Jahra Pools Reserve, by Ammar Al-Jeraiwi.
9th – 7 on 09/01/2017 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields, WP Big Year Team.
10th – 13 on 13/12/2017 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields, Peter Stronach and Dan Pointon.
11th – 1 on 06/10/2018 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields, M Pope.
12th – 1 on 08/10/2019 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields, N Tovey.

Eurasian Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria

Vagrant, 13 records.
1st – 1 on 22/11/2007 at JEO R Al-Hajji.
2nd – 1 on 8/12/2007 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields by Kari Haataja, Vesa Jouhki, Pekka Fagel.
3rd – 2 on 29/12/2007 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields by A. Al-Sirhan, G. Brown et al.
4th – 9 on 12/1/2008 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields by P.Fagel, B.Foster, G.Brown
5th – 5 on 29/12/2008 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields by A.Al-Sirhan
6th – 1 on 01/11/2009 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields Humoud Al-Shayji.
7th – 2 on 03/01/2010 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields R Al-Hajji.
8th – 1 on 04/12/2010 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields B Foster, P Fagel.
9th – 1 on 15/07/2011 at Jahra East Outfall, by Mike Pope.
10th – 1 on 26/02/2012 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields by Khaled Al-Ghanem.
11th – 1 on 19/12/2016 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields by Khaled Al-Ghanem.
12th – 1 on 13/01/2018 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields, Markus Craig.
13th – 1 on 15/12/2018 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields, M Pope, P Scott, N Tovey.

Eurasian Dotterel Charadrius morinellus

Vagrant. 8 records.
1st – 1 on 17/04/1959 at Al-Ahmadi by Victor Sales.
2nd – 15 on 30/11/1962 near Ahmadi by Victor Sales.
3rd – 1 on 11/11/1971 at Bubiyan Island by Jack Webb.
4th – 1 on 11/02/1972 at Bubiyan Island by Jack Webb.
5th – 1 on 11/11/1978 at Wadi Al-Batin by Paul Haynes, Leon Corrall.
6th – 2 on 09/11/1979 at Rawdatain by William Stuart.
7th – 8 on 18/01/1999 at unknown location, Charles Pilcher, Thomas Spencer.
8th – 2 on 27/12/2007 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields, Kris De Rouck, Dirk Colin, Abdulmohsen Al-Suraye.

Little Curlew Numenius minutus

Vagrant, one record.
1st – 1 on 12-29/12/2007 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields, Abdulmohsen Al-Surayae.

Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos

Vagrant, one record.
1st – 1 on 05/10/2011 at Pivot Fields, by R.Al-Hajji.

Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris

Vagrant, 8 records.
1st – 1 on 05/02/1993 at Doha, Bryon Wright and Thomas Spencer.
2nd – 11 on 11/3/2004 at Ras Al-Gaid in Bubiyan Island, then 19 birds on 25/03/2004 on the western side of Bubiyan Island, G Gregory and KISR team.
3rd – 7 on 18/10/2004 at Ras Al-Gaid, Bubiyan Island, G Gregory.
4th – 8 on 10/2/2005 at Wstern Side of Bubiyan Island G Gregory, KISR team.
5th – 1 on 06/03/2005 1 at Jahra East Outfall G Gregory.
6th – 1 on 23/10/2015 at Jahra East Outfall, A. Al-Sirhan.
7th – 1 on 24/06/2018 Jahra Pool Reserve, O Al-Shaheen.
8th – 1 on 19/09/2019 at Sulaibikhat Bay, A Al-Sirhan.

Red Knot Calidris canutus

Vagrant, 7 records.
1st – 1 on 26/07/1962 at Kuwait Bay VAD Sales.
2nd – 1 on 02/06/2011 at Jahra East Outfall, by Rashed Al-Hajji.
3rd – 1 on 07/08/2014 at JPR by Rashed Al-Hajji.
4th – 1 on 19/11/2015 at JEO by K Haataja, H Palojärvi.
5th – 2 on 18/04/2016 at JPR by Markus Craig and German visitors.
6th – 2 on 04/05/2016 at JPR by Neil Tovey.
7th – 2 on 13/05/2018 at JPR by Omar Al-Shaheen.

Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola

Vagrant. 11 records.
1st – 1 on 1/02/1951 collected by Violet Dickson and donated to British Museum.
2nd – 1 on 12/02/1951 found dead by R Meinertzhagen.
3rd – 1 on 20/01/1964 at Ahmadi, by VAD Sales.
4th – 1 on 30/01/1972 at Ahmadi, by G Stafford, ABSS.
5th – 1 on 28/11/1986 at Al-Abraq, by C Pilcher, G Gregory, Mahmood Shehab.
6th – 1 on 23/11/2001 at JPR A. Al-Sirhan.
7th – 1 on 24/12/2001 at Sabah Al-Salem, G Gregory Andrew Bailey. Then became 3 birds, last seen on 01/02/2002 by M Chichester, S T Spencer, Peter Cowan.
8th – 1 on 24/11/2006 at Al Shallal’s Farm, G Gregory, P Fagel, B Foster, M Pope, T Harris.
9th – 1 on 16/12/2015 at JPR photographed by Ahmad Salem Rajab.
10th – 1 on 17 /11/2016 at JPR, Omar Alshaheen.
11th – 1 on 30/10/ 2016 until 06/01/2017 at Al Abraq by Omar Al Shaheen.

Pin-tailed Snipe Gallinago stenura

Vagrant, one record.
1st – 1 on 06/01/2018 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields, M Craig.

Great Snipe Gallinago media

Vagrant, 13 records.
1st – 1 on 09/05/1957 at Ahmadi, Victor Sales.
2nd – 1 on 17/08/1961 at Ahmadi, Victor Sales .
3rd – 1 on 11/02/1972 at Ahmadi, Stanley Howe.
4th – 1 on 01/10/1972 at Um Aish, Stanley Howe and SD.
5th – 1 on 08-13/03/1980 at Doha Prison, WAS.
6th – 8 on 22/10/1982 at Jahra, Charles Pilcher.
7th – 1 on 04/04/1986 at Al-Abraq, Charles Pilcher.
8th – 1 on 22/02/1987 at Judailiat, Alan Tye.
9th – 1 on 25/09/1987 at Khuwaisat, Charles Pilcher, George Gregory, Mahmoud Shehab.
10th – 1 on 04/05/2009 at Jahra Farms, Rashed Al-Hajji.
11th – 1 on 13/04/2015 at Jahra Pools Reserve, Markus Craig.
12th – 1 on 23/04/2017 at Jahra Pools Reserve, M Askar.
13th – 1 on 24/09/2018 at Jahra Pools Reserve, N Tovey.

Grey Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius

Vagrant, 12 records.
1st – 1 on 10/1994 at Jahra Pool Reserve by G. Gregory, S.T. Spencer and C.W.T. Pilcher.
2nd – 3 on 23/04/2007 at Jahra East Outfall by Graeme Joynt, Colin Dodsworth et al.
3rd – 1 was on 05/06/2008 at JEO by Khaled Al-Ghanem.
4th – 1 on 29/04/2009 at Jahra East Outfall, Rashed Al-Hajji.
5th – 1 on 28/05/2013 at Jahra East Outfall, Rashed Al-Hajji.
6th – 1 on 22/06/2013 at Jahra East Outfall, Rashed Al-Hajji.
7th – 1 on 02/09/2014 at Jahra Pools Reserve, K Al-Khanem.
8th – 1 on 28/02/2015 at Entertainment City, A.Al-Sirhan.
9th – 2 on 16/04/2015 at Jahra Pools Reserve, Markus Craig.
10th – 1 on 04/07/2018 at Jahra Pools Reserve, Omar Al-Shaheen.
11th – 1 on 20/05/2019 at Jahra Pools Reserve, Omar Al-Shaheen.
12th – 1 on 05/06/2019 at Jahra Pools Reserve, Omar Al-Shaheen.

Oriental Pratincole Glareola maldivarum

Vagrant, one record.
1st – 2 on 25/03/2008 at Pivot Fields A Al-Sirhan.

Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla

Vagrant, 3 record.
1st 1 – on 19/03/1991 off Mina Saud T.Tafforeau.
2nd 1 – on 11/04/2017 at Jahra Pools reserve, Peter Colston, P Gluth and Aaref Al-Awadi.
3rd 1 – on 18/04/2017 at Al-Kout – Fahaheel, by Richard Jeffrey.

Sabine’s Gull Xema sabini

Vagrant, 2 records.
1st – 1 on 31/07/2015 at Jahra Pools Reserve, Mike Pope and Neil Tovey.
2nd -1 on 16/06/2019 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Omar Al-Shaheen.

Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus

Vagrant, 8 records.
1st – 5 on 17/08/1961 at Ahmadi V.A.D.Sales.
2nd – 1 on 26/02-19/04/1978 W A Stuart, P R Haynes.
3rd – 1 on 01-15/04/1979 at Messila W A Stuart.
4th – 1 on 5/06/2000 at Shuwaikh P.Cowan.
5th – 1 on 23/02/2006 second-year photographed at Jahra East Outfall B.Foster.
6th – 1 on 01/04/2015 at Jahra Pools Reserve, M Craig.
7th – 1 on 28/10/2015 at Abu Al Hasaniya, O Al-Shaheen.
8th – 1 on 07/05/2018 at Jahra Pools Reserve, M. Craig and O. Al-Shaheen.

Franklin’s Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan

Vagrant, one record.
1st – 1 on 05/06/2012 at Jahra East Outfall by Rashed Al-Hajji.

Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus

Vagrant, 6 records.
1st – 1 on 17/02/1961 Kuwait Bay V A D Sales.
2nd – 1 on 23/04/1982 Ras Salmiya C W T Pilcher.
3rd – 1 on 10/02/1989 second-year at Jahra Pool Reserve G.Gregory, C W T Pilcher, M Shehab.
4th – 1 on 02/03/1995 an adult at Doha Harbour G.Gregory et al.
5th – 1 on 28/01/2000 an adult at Fahaheel Sea Club J.Gaskell.
6th – 1 on 02/02/2012 at Green Island by P Fagel and Robert Swan.

White-eyed Gull Ichthyaetus leucophthalmus

Vagrant, one record.
1st – 1 on 22/05/2018 at Jahra Pools Reserve by Omar Al-Shaheen.

Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea

Vagrant, 11 records.
1st – 1 on 26/05/1995 at Jahra Bay S T Spencer, C W T Pilcher.
2nd – 1 on 22/05/2005 photographed at Jahra East Outfall, A.Al-Sirhan.
3rd – 5 on 12/06/2006 four adults and one first summer at Jahra East Outfall A.Al-Sirhan.
4th – 1 on 27/06/2009 at Jahra Pool Reserve Rashed Al-Hajji.
5th – 1 on 03/06/2011 at Jahra Pool Reserve,by Rashed Al-Hajji.
6th – 2 on 13/06/2015 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Omar Al-Shaheen.
7th – 1 on 30/07/2016 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Neil Tovey and Mike Pope.
8th – 1 on 13/06/2018 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Omar Al-Shaheen.
9th – 1 on 05/06/2019 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Omar Al-Shaheen.
10th – 1 on 09/06/2019 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Omar Al-Shaheen.
11th – 4 on 04/07/2019 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Omar Al-Shaheen.

Long-tailed Skua Stercorarius longicaudus

Vagrant, 4 records.
1st – 1 on 27/05/1994 at Doha S T Spencer, C W T Pilcher.
2nd – 1 on 01/07/2009 at Jahra Pools Reserve, Humoud Al-Shayji.
3rd – 1 on 30/05/2011 at Jahra Pools Reserve, Mohammed Khorshed.
4th – 1 on 01/07/2015 at Jahra Pools Reserve, Omar Al-Shaheen.

Black-throated Diver Gavia arctica

Vagrant, one record.
1st – 1 on 25/01/2019 at Jahra Pool Reserve by A. Al-Sirhan and Winter Tour.

Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse Syrrhaptes exustus

Vagrant, 3 records.
1st – 3 captured alive out of about 30 photographed at Ratqa on one Friday in February 1999 (S.Al-Awadhi et al.)
2nd – 1 on 4/03/2005 female photographed at Sabah Al-Salem P Fagel, B Foster, A Bailey, G.Gregory.
3rd – 1 on 05/01/2007 at Sabah Al-Salem, Samira Al-Khalifa.

Western Stock Dove Columba oenas

Vagrant, 12 records.
1st – 1 in March 1998 at Jaber Al-Ali Farm M.Shehab.
2nd – 1 on 15/10/1998 at Jahra Pool Reserve S T Spencer.
3rd – 1 on 30/11/2004 at Umm Al-Aish G Gregory.
4th – 1 on 19/11/2008 at JEO M Khorshed.
5th – 1 on 01/01/2009 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields, P Fagel.
6th – 1 on 14/11/2009 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields, Richard Saval.
7th – 1 on 01/11/2010 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields, P Fagel.
8th – 1 on 20/11/2010 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields, AbdulMoshen Al-Suraye.
9th – 1 on 21/11/2015 at JPR, Ouda Al-Bathali.
10th – 1 on 14/11/2016 at JPR, H Dufourney.
11th – 1 on 16/01/2018 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields, N Tovey.
12th – 1 on 30/01/2019 at Al-Abraq, O Al-Shaheen, H Al-Shayji.

Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopaceus

Vagrant, one record.
1st – 1 on 22/02/2009 at Abdali Farms, Ouda Al-Bathali.

Long-eared Owl Asio otus

Vagrant, 11 records.
1st – 1 on 27/12/1994 found dead at Um Erimam Farm S T Spencer.
2nd – 1 on 18/01 to 8/02/1985 at Umm Al-Aish, by CWT Pilcher, M Shehab.
3rd – 1 on 06/01/2001 photographed at Jahra Pool Reserve K Al-Ghanem.
4th – 1 on 26/12/2001 found about two months dead photographed at Sabriya Farm, G.Gregory, A.Bailey, K.Al-Nasrallah.
5th – 2 on 05/12/2014 at Al-Abraq, K Al-Ghanem.
6th – 1 on 05/12/2014 at Jahra Pools Reserve, by Abdullatif Asiri.
7th – 1 on 01/03/2016 at Al-Abraq, by Omar Al-Shaheen.
8th – 2 on 17/11/2017 at Mutla’a Ranch, Per Jansen and Martin Kviesgaard.
9th – 2 on 17/02/2018 at Al-Abraq, Sajan Raju.
10th – 2 on 02/02/2020 at Mutla’a Farm, Irvin sabastian , sajan raju and lijo james.
11th – 2 on 07/02/2020 at Al Abraq, Irvin sabastian , sajan raju, lijo james, pradeep choudhary.

Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus

Vagrant, 3 records.
1st – 1 found dead on 9/5/2002 G. Gregory & H. Merlet.
2nd – 1 on 10/05/2009 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields, R. Al-Hajji.
3rd – 1 on 10/10/2016 at Al-Abraq, R. Al-Hajji.

Amur Falcon Falco amurensis

Vagrant, 3 records.
1st – 1 on 29/05/2010 at SAANR by Mohd Khorshed.
2nd – 1 on 13/05/2012 at Jahra East Outfall by Rashed Al-Hajji.
3rd – 1 on 09/05/2018 at Jahra Pool Reserve by Laila Ashor.

Eleonora’s Falcon Falco eleonorae

Vagrant, 1 record.
1st – 1 on 15/06/2018 at Jahra Pools Reserve by Bassel Abi Jummaa.

Sooty Falcon Falco concolor

Vagrant, 13 records.
1st – 1 on 28/03/1987 at Sulaibikhat Bay by Charles Pilcher
2nd – 1 on 10/05/1994 at Abu Halifa by Bryon Wright.
3rd – 1 on 21/04/1999 at Jahra Pool Area found by Khaled Al-Nasrallah
4th – 1 on 24/04/2000 at Bneid Al-Gar by Charles Pilcher
5th – 2 on 20/04/2002 at Jabria by Charles Pilcher.
6th – 1 on 19/06/2002 at Shuwaikh by Musaad Al-Saleh
7th – 1 on 29/04/2004 on a wrecked ship off at Bubiyan Island by R. Loughland, J. Dashti, G. Gregory, S. Al-Dosary
8th – 1 on 31/05/2004 at Fintas by George Gregory.
9th – 1 on 08/10/2004 at Jahra Farms by B Foster and G Gregory.
10th – 1 on 09/10/2010 at Jahra Pool Reserve by Mike Pope.
11th -1 on 13/10/2013 at Khuwaisat by Khaled Al-Nasrallah.
12th -1 on 21/08/2015 at Mutla’a Ranch, M Pope, M Craig.
13th -1 on 07/10/2015 at Jahra Pools Reserve, O Al Shaheen, A Al Juraiwi.

Barbary Falcon Falco peregrinus pelegrinoides

Vagrant, 5 records.
1st – 1 on 19/5/2001 M. Shihab.
2nd – 1 on 17/6/2005 B. Foster & A. Bailey.
3rd – 1 on 24/12/2007 at Kuwait Towers J.Fagefors et al.
4th – 1 on 22/01/2010 at Jahra Pool Reserve P Fagel.
5th – 1 on 18/03/2014 at Sabhan, Saad Al-Nouri.

Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus

Vagrant, 1 record.
1st -1 on 02/01/2020 at Jahra Pools Reserve, Valentin CONDAL, Paul DUFOUR and Antoine REBOUL.

Long-tailed Shrike Lanius schach

Vagrant, 3 records.
1st – 1 on 07/10/2004 at Jahra Pool Reserve K Al-Ghanem.
2nd – 1 on 14/10/2006 at Sulaibikhat Reserve by Hussain Al-Qallaff stayed untill 09/04/2007, then from 03/11/2007 at Sulaibikhat Reserve by P Fagel to 12/04/2008 when last seen by 4 Finnish birders.
3rd – 1 on 16/07/2018 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Dhari Alajeel, O Al-Shaheen.

Arabian Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor aucheri

Vagrant, 11 records.
1st – 1 on 02/11/2003 at Sulaibikhat Bay, by A.Al-Sirhan.
2nd – 1 on 09/08/2009 at Khiran Area by R. Al-Hajji.
3rd – 1 juvenile, on 15/06/2013 at Jahra East Outfall by Omar Al-Shaheen.
4th – 1 on 03/03/2018 at Salmi, Ahmad Habeeb.
5th – 1 on 01/04/2018 at Kabd Reserve, Rashed Al-Hajji.
6th – 1 on 26/02/2018 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields, M Pope.
7th – 2 on 03/11/2018 at SAANR, K Al-Fahad.
8th – 1 on 24/04/2019 at Liyah Reserve North, A. Al-Sirhan.
9th – 1 on 30/10/2019 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields, A Al-Sirhan.
10th – 1 on 03/11/2019 at al Salmi, Abdulaziz Al Yousef.
11th – 1 on 16/11/2019 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields, M Pope.

Black Drongo Edolius macrocercus

Vagrant, one record.
1st – 1 on 19/11/2015 close to Salmy, Sheikh Sabah Al-Sabah, Omar Al-Shaheen.

Ashy Drongo Edolius leucophaeus

Vagrant, 3 records.
1st – 1 on 03/04/2010 at Jahra Farms, Hans Rudhe, Olle Karlsson and Pekka Fagel.
2nd – 2 on 07/12/2010 at Jahra Farms, Pekka Fagel and Brian Foster. It was last seen on 27/12/2010.
3rd – 1 on 05/02/3013 at Fintas Park by Nicola Hulet

Rook Corvus frugilegus

Vagrant, 4 records.
1st – 1 on 30/03/1955 V A D Sales.
2nd – 1 on 25/05/1963 V A D Sales.
3rd – 1 on 22/12/2006 to 05/01/2007 at Shuwaikh Port, A Al-Sirhan.
4th – 1 on 23/11/2017 at Greek Residence, Kuwait City, M Craig.

Hooded Crow Corvus cornix

Vagrant, two records.
1st – 1 on 10/06/2014 at Kubbar Island, A Vidalis, S Zoogaris.
2nd – 1 on 07/02/2015 at Jahra Pols Reserve, M Craig.

Mesopotamian Crow Corvus (cornix) capellanus

Vagrant, three records.
1st – 1 on 23/10/2012 at Jahra Pool Reserve by Khaled Al-Ghanem.
2nd – 1 on 28/09/2013 at Jahra Pool Reserve by Yousef Al-Failakawi.
3rd – 1 on 17/02/2018 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields, M Pope.

Sombre Tit Poecile lugubris

Vagrant, one record.
1st – 1 in September 2009 photographed on Gulf Road opposite Salwa Willem Scheepers.

Great Tit Parus major

Vagrant, one record.
1st – 1 on 12/04/2006 at Green Island T Frandsen, A Hagerman, J Hansen, M Poulsen.

Thick-billed Lark Ramphocoris clotbey

Vagrant, 8 records. Has bred.
1st – 2 on 20/02/1978, 5-10/03/1978, 30/06-7/07/1978 at Al-Batin P R Haynes, Leon Corrall.
2nd – 2 on 15/01/1979 at Al-Batin, by P R Haynes, 20/04/1979 at Al-Batin by W A Stuart, C W T Pilcher.
3rd – 2 on 11/02/1983 at Al-Salmi CWT Pilcher.
4th – 4 on 25/01/1985 to 1/02/1985 CWT Pilcher, M Shehab, B Wright.
5th – 7 on 8/03, 22/03, 29/03/2002 Al-Salmi CWT Pilcher, ST Spencer where on 29/03/2002 a nest with 4 eggs was found. First breeding record.
6th – 2 on 08/03/2005 G Gregory, 10/03/2005 A Al-Sirhan both at Al-Salmi.
7th – 2 on 19/08/2014 at Abduliyah KOC Reserve, H Al-Shayji.
8th – 1 on 29/07/2019 at Al Abraq O Al-Shaheen.

Calandra Lark Melanocorypha calandra

Vagrant, 4 records.
1st – 2 on 06/11/1998 at Shaab J.Gaskell.
2nd – 1 on 15/11/2007 photographed at Jahra East Outfall, Rashed Al-Hajji.
3rd – 1 on 10/12/2016 at Liyah Reserve, Rashed Al-Hajji.
4th – 1 on 24/11/2018 at United Dairy Farm, Mash Ahmad, Chris Webb, M Pope.

Grey-throated Martin Riparia chinensis

Vagrant. one record.
1st – 1 on 24/11/2017, at Jahra Pools Reserve, M Craig.

Pale Martin Riparia diluta

Vagrant. One record.
1st – 1 on 26/11/2017, at Jahra Pools Reserve, M Craig.

Pale Crag Martin Ptyonoprogne obsoleta

1st – 3 at Kuwait City on 23/05/1973 E Grieve.
2nd – 1 on 25/02/1974 near Jal Al Zour PR Haynes.
3rd – 2 on 07/01/1987 CWT Pilcher, M Shehab.
4th – 2 at Khiran on 4/04/1999 H-M.Busch, J Rathberger-Knan, W Bindl.
5th – 1 at Jal Az-Zor on 25/12/2001 ST Spencer.
6th – 1 at Jahra East Outfall on 5/12/2004 G.Gregory.
7th – 1 on 28/03/2008 at Al-Abraq by P.Fagel
8th – 1 on 09/04/2011 at SAANR by B Foster and Andrew Livermore.
9th – 2 on 14/01/2015 at Jal Al Zour by Omar Al-Shaheen and then two on 25/01/2015 by Ahmad Jamal, Ahmad Ashour.
10th – 5 on 04/01/2017 at Jahra Pools reserve, Neil Tovey.
11th – 1 on 14/04/2018 at Al-Abraq, A. Al-Sirhan.

Streak-throated Swallow Petrochelidon fluvicola

Vagrant, two records.
1st – 1 on 06/12/2013 at Jahra Pool Reserve, by Dennis O’Sullivan et al.
2nd – 2 on 14/04/2014 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Birdfinder Group.

Plain Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus neglectus

Vagrant, two records.
1st – 1 on 01/05/2008 at SAANR, A. Al-Sirhan.
2nd – 1 on 15/04/2015 at Muta’a Ranch, Markus Craig.

Eastern Bonelli’s Warbler Phylloscopus orientalis

Vagrant, 3 records.
1st – 2 on 12/08/2008 at Jahra Farm P Fagel.
2nd – 1 on 31/08/2012 at Jahra Pool Reserve, Rashed Al-Hajji.
3rd – 1 on 21/03/2017 at Mutla’a Ranch, Markus Craig.

Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus

Vagrant, 2 record.
1st – 1 on 29/10/2009 at Jahra Farms P Fagel.
2nd – 1 on 13/11/2010 at Al-Abraq B Foster, P Fagel.

Hume’s Leaf Warbler Phylloscopus humei

Vagrant, 13 records.
1st – 1 on 8/12/1995 at Jahra Farms, G. Gregory.
2nd – 1 on 28/12/2008 at Al-Abraq, K.De Rouck, D.Collin, J.Celis.
3rd – 2 on 20/11/2010 at Al-Abraq, M Pope et al.
4th – 1 on 03/12/2011 at Rawdatain, Pekka Fagel.
5th – 1 on 03/12/2014 at Al-Abraq, O Al-Shaheen, H Al-Shayji.
6th – 1 on 05/11/2015 at Al-Abraq, A Al-Sirhan.
7th – 1 on 17/11/2015 at Mutla’a Ranch, P Fagel.
8th – 1 on 18/11/2016 at Al Zour Port Village, Henrik Rask.
9th – 1 on 28/11/2016 at Al Abraq, O Al-Shaheen.
10th – 1 on 05/12/2016 at SAANR, O Al-Shaheen.
11th – 1 on 04/11/2018 at Al Abraq, O Al-Shaheen.
12th – 1 on 12/11/2018 at Fintas Park, A. Al-Sirhan and Max Dettori.
13th – 1 on 03/12/2018 at Jahra Farms, Guus Jenniskens.

Paddyfield Warbler Acrocephalus agricola

Vagrant, 6 records.
1st – 1 on 26/08/2012 at Jahra Pools Reserve by Rashed Al-Hajji.
2nd – 1 on 30/10/2013 at Jahra East Outfall by A. Al-Sirhan.
3rd – 1 on 25/08/2014 at Jahra East Outfall, R Al-Hajji.
4th – 1 on 09/09/2014 at Al-Abraq, H Bouresli.
5th – 1 on 04/08/2018 at Mutla’a Ranch, Mike Pope, Neil Tovey.
6th – 1 on 24/10/2018 at Jahra Pools Reserve, O Al-Shaheen.

Blyth’s Reed Warbler Acrocephalus dumetorum

Vagrant, 3 records.
1st – 1 on 15/07/1971 at Ahmadi, netted, measured and identified by S Howe.
2nd – 1 on 19/08/1971 at Ahmadi netted, measured and identified by S Howe.
3rd – 1 on 15/09/2012 at Sabah Al-Ahmad Nature Reserve, by Rashed Al-Hajji.

Booted Warbler Iduna caligata

Vagrant, 7 records.
1st – 1 on 02/09/2006 at SAANR by A.Al-Sirhan.
2nd – 1 on 27/08/2012 at Jaha East Outfall by Rashed Al-Hajji.
3rd – 1 on 28/08/2012 at SAANR Rashed Al-Hajji.
4th – 1 on 15/08/2013 at SAANR by R Al-Hajji and Mike Pope.
5th – 1 on 24/08/2018 at Jaha East Outfall by Rashed Al-Hajji.
6th – 1 on 30/08/2018 at SAANR by O. Al-Shaheen.
7th – 1 on 13/08/2019 at Al Abraq, M Pope.

Olive-tree Warbler Hippolais olivetorum

Vagrant, one record.
1st – 1 on 14/09/1972 found dead and photographed at Umm Al-Aish, S.Howe.

Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis

Vagrant, 6 records.
1st – 2 from 19/01/1979 to 9/03/1979, L Corrall, W A Stuart.
2nd – 1 on 1-18/01/1980 at Jahra Pool Reserve W A Stuart, M Shehab.
3rd – 1 on 16/11/1984 at Jahra Pool Reserve C W T Pilcher.
4th – 1 on 18/03/1988 trapped at Al-Abraq G Gregory, C W T Pilcher, M Shehab.
5th – 1 on 02/03/1990 at Jahra Pool Reserve C W T Pilcher.
6th – 1 on 28/11/2013 at Al-Abraq, by M Pope and Markus Craig.

Goldcrest Regulus regulus

Vagrant, two record.
1st – 2 on 16/11/2013 at Al-Abraq by Humoud Al-Shayji and Abdulaziz Al-Yousef.
2nd – 2 on 01/12/2014 at Al-Abraq by Hamad Bouresli.

Eurasian Wren Troglodytes troglodytes

Vagrant, 3 records.
1st – 1 on 23/11/1995 first-year ringed and photographed at Jahra Pool Reserve N Cleere, D Kelly.
2nd – 1 on 24/01/2002 at Sabah Al-Salem G.Gregory.
3rd – 1 on 07/02/2017 at Al-Abraq, Markus Craig.

Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus

Vagrant, 9 records.
1st – 1 on 20/11/1971 Al-Rawdatain S Howe, R Stafford.
2nd – 2 on 17/02/1989 at Al-Abraq G Gregory, CWT Pilcher, M Shehab.
3rd – 1 on 8/12/1995 at Jahra Farms G Gregory.
4th – 1 on 15/11/1998 at Wafra Oil Fields MO Chichester.
5th – 1 on 21/11/2004 at Jahra Pool Reserve K. Al-Ghanem.
6th – 1 on 18/1/2008 at Al-Abraq by a Danish group, P.Fagel, B.Foster.
7th – 1 on 05/11/2008 at Al-Abraq by P.Fagel.
8th – 1 on 03/12/2014 at Al-Abraq by Mohammad Murad.
9th – 1 on 21/11/2019 at Jahra Pool Reserve, M Pope.

Dusky Thrush Turdus eunomus

Vagrant, one record.
1st – 1 on 09/01 to 13/02/1987 photographed at Abraq Al-Khabari C W T Pilcher, G Gregory, M Shehab.

Black Scrub Robin Cercotrichas podobe

Vagrant, 8 records.
1st – 1 on 26/04 to 6/05/2006 photographed at Sabah Al-Ahmad Natural Reserve K Al-Nasrallah, B.Foster et al.
2nd – 1 on 21/03/2010 at Al-Abraq H Al-Shayji, M Khorshed.
3rd – 1 on 24/04/2015 at Al Dhahar Area, Mohammad Shah.
4th – 1 on 09/05/2015 at Kuwait Zoo, Faisal Al-Nomas.
5th – 1 on 14/04/2017 at Kabd Reserve, Mohammad Al-Kandari.
6th – 1 on 14/04/2017 at Mutla’a Ranch, Bassel Abi Jummaa.
7th – 1 on 06/05/2017 at SAANR, Omar Al-Shaheen.
8th – 1 on 20/03/2020 at Sulaibikhat Bay, K Al-Ghanem.

Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis

Vagrant, two record.
1st – 1 on 10/04/2013 at Al-Abraq by Angelo and Alberto Nava.
2nd – 1 on 14/05/2018 at Jahra Farms, Bassel Abi Jummaa.

Taiga Flycatcher Ficedula albicilla

Vagrant, 5 records.
1st – 1 on 19/04/2013 at Al-Abraq, by Ibrahim Al-Sahood.
2nd – 1 on 03/12/2013 at Al-Shallal’s Farm, by Alan et al.
3rd – 1 on 20/11/2015 at Al Al-Abraq, K Haataja, P Fagel.
4th – 1 on 14/10/2016 at Mutla’a Ranch, Markus Craig.
5th – 1 on 19/05/2018 at Al-Abraq, Mike Pope and Markus Craig.

Pied Stonechat Saxicola caprata

Vagrant, 3 records.
1st – 1 on 20/05/2011 at Jahra Pool Reserve by B Foster and P Fagel. It stayed until 27/05/2011.
2nd – 1 on 12/05/2018 at Jahra Farms, Dr Aref Alawadhi.
3rd – 1 on 22/08/2019 at Sewer Plant Reeds, Lijo James Mathew.

Hooded Wheatear Oenanthe monacha

Vagrant, 10 records.
1st – 1 on 16/03/1958 at north-west Ahmadi V A D Sales.
2nd – 1 on 26/03/1971 at Sulaibikhat, by Jack Webb.
3rd – 1 on 28/12/1984 at Umm Al-Rimam C W T Pilcher, Bryon Wright, M Shihab.
4th – 1 on 1/01 to 5/02/1999 at Jal Az-Zor S T Spencer.
5th – 1 on 10-13/03/2001 at Sabah Al-Ahmad Natural Reserve O Schroeder, S Schroeder, G Ostero.
6th – 1 on 01/10/2002 at Jahra Pool Reserve K Al-Ghanem et al.
7th – 1 on 10/12/2011 at Jahra East Outfall by P Fagel et al.
8th – 1 on 22/11/2012 at Jahra East Outfall by Rashed Al-Hajji.
9th – 1 on 11/03/2016 at Al-Abraq by Markus Craig.
10th – 1 on 17/11/2016 at Jal Al Zour, by Daniel Mauras.

Variable Wheatear Oenanthe picata

Vagrant, two records.
1st – 1 on 24/03/2014 at Liyah Reserve, R Al-Hajji.
2nd – 1 on 25/04/2015 at Kabd Reserve, M. Craig.

Hume’s Wheatear Oenanthe albonigra

Vagrant, 8 records.
1st – 1 on 12/12/1963 at ‘North Kuwait’ by VAD Sales.
2nd – 2 on 30/09/1977 at Jal Az-Zor PR Haynes L. Corrall, WA Stuart.
3rd – 1 on 15/10/1978 at Wadi Al-Batin, WA Stuart.
4th – 1 on 28/01/1983 by CWT Pilcher.
5th – 1 on 11/02/2005 A Bailey, B Foster, G Gregory a SAANR.
6th – 1 on 9/9/2008 at Zour Port by M.Chichester .
7th – 1 on 12/12/2009 at SAANR P Fagel, B Foster.
8th – 1 on 25/11/2016 at SAANR, Dhari Al Ajeel.

Purple Sunbird Cinnyris asiaticus

Vagrant, 6 records.
1st – 2 on 05/01/2008 at Ras Sybiya by R Al-Hajji.
2nd – 2 on 11/11/2014 at Al-Khiran by Khalaf Al-Fahad.
3rd – 1 on 17/11/2017 at Mutla’a Ranch, A. Al-Sirhan.
4th – 1 on 07/12/2019, then 2 on subsequent days at Funaitees, N Tovey.
5th – 1 on 15/01/2020 then 4 (2 pair) at Abdullah Al Salem, Hind.
6th – 1 on 10/02/2020 at Fintas Park, Zbigniew Kajzer, Michał Skąpski.

Radde’s Accentor Prunella ocularis

Vagrant, 4 records.
1st – 1 on 29/03/2007 at Al-Abraq C Brostam et al.
2nd – 1 on 15/03/2012 at SAANR by Rashed Al-Hajji.
3rd – 1 on 06/04/2012 at Al-Shallal’s Fram, Todd Pepper.
4th – 1 on 31/03/2017 at Liyah Reserve (south), Bassel Abi Jummaa, P Fagel.

Ural Black-throated Accentor Prunella atrogularis

Vagrant, one record.
1st – 1 on 28/11/1995 ringed and photographed at Jahra Pool Reserve N Cleere, D Kelly.

Dunnock Prunella modularis

Vagrant, 4 records.
1st – 1 on 08/11/1991 ringed at Messila M Reed, T Cross.
2nd – 1 on 08/11/1995 ringed and photographed at Jahra Pool Reserve N Cleere, D Kelly.
3rd – 1 on 23/11/1995 ringed and photographed at Jahra Pool Reserve N Cleere, D Kelly.
4th – 1 on 01/02/2001 at Sulaibiya G Gregory P Robertson.

Forest Wagtail Dendronanthus indicus

Vagrant, one record.
1st – 1 on 10/11/12006 at Al-Abraq M Pope, B Foster, P Fagel.

Eastern Yellow Wagtail Motacilla tsutschensis

Vagrant, one record.
1st – 1 on 04/01/2020 at Sulaibiya Pivot Fields, Valentin CONDAL, Paul DUFOUR & Antoine REBOUL.

Masked Wagtail Motacilla (alba) personata

Vagrant, 6 records.
1st – 1 on 01/03/2011 at Jahra Pool Reserve by Khaled Al-Ghanem.
2nd – 1 on 10/02/2012 at Wafra Farms by Julien Mazenauer et al.
3rd – 1 on 02/03/2013 at Jahra Pool Reserve by Meshal Al-Saddani.
4th – 1 on 03/07/2013 at Jahra Pool Reserve by Khaled Al-Ghanem.
5th – 1 on 15/02/2015 at Jahra East Outfall by Neil Tovey.
6th – 1 on 01/11/2016 at Wafra Farms by H Al Shaiji.

Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni

Vagrant, 13 records.
1st – 4 on 09/12/1994 up to 07/01/1995 at Jahra Farms, S.T. Spencer, C.W.T. Pilcher.
2nd – 4 on 08/12/1995 up to 05/01/1996 at Jahra Farms, G. Gregory.
3rd – 1 on 13/12/1996 at Jahra Farms, G. Gregory.
4th – 1 on 29/10/1998 at Jahra Farms, G. Gregory.
5th – 1 on 17/04/1999 at Jahra Farms, G. Gregory.
6th – 1 on 18-31/12/2003 at Jahra Farms, G. Gregory.
7th – 1 on 03/12/2004 at Al Abraq B. Foster and G. Gregory.
8th – 1 on 06/12/2004 up to 19/02/2005 at Jahra Farms, G. Gregory.
9th – 1 on 08/12/2014 at Al Abraq, M. Khorshed.
10th – 2 on 17/11/2016 at Jahra Farms, H Dufourney.
11th – 1 on 10/11/2017 at Jahra Farms, Bassel Abi Jummaa.
12th – 1 on 17/11/2017 at Mutla’a Ranch, H Dufourney.
13th – 1 on 14/05/2018 at Jahra Farms, Bassel Abi Jummaa.

Hawfinch Coccothraustes coccothraustes

Vagrant, four records.
1st – 1 on 06/11/2014 at Jahra Pools Reserve, by M. Khorshed.
2nd – 1 on 16/11/2016 at Al Abraq, by H Rask and B Rasmussen.
3rd – 1 on 15/11/2017 at Jahra East Outfall, Rashed Al-Hajji.
4th – 1 on 18/11/2017 at Mutla’a Ranch, Neil Tovey.

Mongolian Finch Bucanetes mongolicus

Vagrant, two records.
1st – 1 on 05/03/2009 later 12 on 20/03/2009 at SAANR by K. Al-Ghanem.
2nd – 1 on 08/04/2011 at SAANR by K. Al-Ghanem

European Greenfinch Chloris chloris

Vagrant, two records.
1st – 1 on 10/04/2013 at Al-Abraq by Angelo and Alberto Nava.
2nd – 1 on 29/11/2014 at Jahra Pools Reserve, Mohd Khorshed.

Common Linnet Linaria cannabina

Vagrant. 7 records.
1st – 3 on 13/01/19965 and then 5 on 18/01/1965 and up to 6 on 24/01/1965 all at Ahmadi, Victor Sales.
2nd – 6 on 02/12/1994, then 4 on 23/12 up to 31/12/1994, Tomas Spencer and Charles Pilcher.
3rd – 3 on 15/12/1989 at Al-Abraq, C Pilcher and M Shehab.
4th – 48 on 27/01/1995 at Al-Abraq, C Pilcher, T Spencer.
5th – 1 on 30/12/2003 at Warba Island, G Gregory and KISR team.
6th – 1 on 03/03/2009 at Pivot Fields, Mohd Khorshed.
7th – 1 on 21/04/2011 at Pivot Fields, Georges Olioso.

Yellowhammer Emberiza citrinella

Vagrant, 2 records.
1st – 1 on 14/03/2002 photographed at Heraijah M Al-Saleh.
2nd – 1 on 16/03/2012 at SAANR by Khaled Al-Ghanem.

Rock Bunting Emberiza cia

Vagrant, 4 records.
1st – 1 on 24-26/03/1966 at Ahmadi V A D Sales.
2nd – 1 on 01/03/1967 at Ahmadi V A D Sales.
3rd – 1 on 05/05/2009 at SAANR by K. Al-Ghanem.
4th – 1 on 02/12/2014 at Al-Abraq, Mohd Khorshed.

Grey-necked Bunting Emberiza buchanani

Vagrant, 5 records.
1st – 1 on 14/09/2005 at SAANR A.Al-Sirhan.
2nd – 1 on 13/04/2009 at SAANR Benno Moreth, Hubert Krieger.
3rd – 1 on 16/09/2011 at SAANR by R.Al-Hajji.
4th – 1 on 24/01/2015 at Al Abraq by M Craig and one probable on 23/01/2015 H Bouresli.
5th – 1 on 20/09/2015 at Al Abraq by H Al-Shayji, A Al-Yousef.

Striolated Bunting Emberiza striolata

Vagrant, three records.
1st – 1 on 14/08/2013 at Sabah Al-Ahmad Natural Reserve by Ammar Al-Jeraiwi.
2nd – 1 on 18/11/2013 at Al-Wafra, by Humoud Al-Shayji.
3rd – 1 on 23/04/2014 at Mutla Farm, Hamad Bouresli.

Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla

Vagrant, 15 records.
1st -1 on 30/10/1981 at Jahra, Charles Pilcher, PW.
2nd – 1 on 30/10/1984 at Jal Al-Zor, Mahmoud Shehab.
3rd -1 on 03/10/1986 at Umm Al-Aish, Chalres Pilcher Mahmoud Shehab.
4th – 1 on 31/10/1986 at Khaldiya, C Pilcher, G Gregory, M Shehab.
5th – 1 on 27/11/1986 at Al Abraq, C Pilcher, G Gregory, M Shehab.
6th – 1 on 20/11/1987 at Al Abraq, C Pilcher, G Gregory, M Shehab.
7th – 1 on 25/11/1987 at Al Jabriya, George Gregory.
8th – 1 on 01/10/2001 at Kabd, G Gregory, Khaled Al-Nasrallah.
9th – 1 on 11/10/2001 at Sabah Al-Salem, G Gregory.
10th – 1 on 06/12/2001 at Zour Port, M Chichester.
11th – 1 on 15/01/2002 at Sabah Al-Salem, G Gregory.
12th – 2 on 20/05/2004 at SAANR, by Eissa Ramadan.
13th – 1 on 21/10/2007 at JEO, Rashed Al-Hajji.
14th – 1 on 06/11/2009 at Al-Abraq, P Fagel, B Foster, S Price.
15th – 1 on 16/11/2019 at Al Abraq, Irvin Sabastian , sajan raju and pradeep choudhary.

Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica

Vagrant, 3 records.
1st – 2 on 9/05/1953 at Ahmadi V A D Sales.
2nd – 1 on 07/11/2009 at Al-Abraq B Foster, P Fagel, S Price.
3rd – 1 shot dead on 28/04/2014 at Entertainment City, reported by Mike Pope.

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