Thursday, December 1, 2011

Birdlist 2011



Germany 2011

 



Kuwait 2011


 










Birds seen in Kuwait, Bahrain, Dubai & Germany:



Accipitriformes
Accipitridae
Black Kite (Kuwait)
Pallid Harrier (Kuwait)
Booted Eagle (dark form) (Kuwait)
Eastern Imperial Eagle (Kuwait)
Steppe Buzzard (Kuwait)
Montagu's Harrier (male & female) (Kuwait)
Red Kite, Rotmilan, Milvus milvus (Germany)
Pandionidae
Osprey (Bahrain)

Anseriformes
Anatidae
Tufted Duck (Germany)
Mallard (Germany)
Common Pochard (Germany)


Apodiformes
Apodidae
Pallid Swift (Kuwait)
Common Swift (Kuwait)

Charadriiformes
Charadriidae
Black-bellied Plover (Grey) (Bahrain)
Lesser Sand-Plover (Bahrain)
Greater Sand-Plover (Bahrain + Kuwait)
Snowy Plover (Kentish) (Bahrain)
Ringed Plover (Kuwait)
Little Ringed Plover (Kuwait)
Red-wattled Plover (Dubai)
Kentish Plover (Kuwait)
Grey Plover (Kuwait)
Glareolidae
Collared Pratincole (Kuwait)
Black-winged Pratincole (Kuwait)
Cream coloured Coursor
Haematopodidae
Eurasian Oystercatcher (Kuwait)
Recurvirostridae
Black-winged Stilt (Kuwait)
Scolopacidae
Common Greenshank (Bahrain & Kuwait)
Common Redshank (Bahrain & Kuwait)
Eurasian Curlew (Bahrain & Kuwait)
Curlew Sandpiper (Bahrain & Kuwait)
Dunlin (Bahrain & Kuwait)
Common Sandpiper (Kuwait)
Ruff (Kuwait)
Whimbrel (Kuwait)
Green Sandpiper (Kuwait)
Wood Sandpiper (Kuwait)
Bar-tailed Godwit (Kuwait)
Ruddy Turnstone (Kuwait)
Terek Sandpiper (Kuwait)
Laridae
Slender-billed Gull (Bahrain + Kuwait)
Black-headed Gull (Bahrain + Kuwait)
Caspian Gull (Bahrain + Kuwait)
 Sub. Steppe Gull (Kuwait)
Heuglin’s Gull (Lesser Black-backed Gull) (Kuwait)
Pallas’s Gull (Great Black-headed Gull) (Kuwait)
Sternidae
Lesser Crested Tern (Bahrain)
Caspian Tern (Kuwait)
Sandwich Tern (Kuwait)
Whiskered Tern (Kuwait)
Gull-billed Tern (Kuwait)
Common Tern (Kuwait)
Little Tern, Zwergseeschwalbe, Sterna albifrons (Kuwait)

Ciconiiformes
Ardeidae
Grey Heron (Bahrain & Kuwait & Germany)
Western Reef-Heron (White & dark Morph) (Bahrain & Kuwait)
Black-crowned Night-Heron, Nycticorax nycticorax, Nachtreiher
Squacco Heron (Kuwait)
Little Egret (Kuwait)
Cattle Egret (Dubai & Kuwait)
Ciconiidae
White Stork (Kuwait)

Columbiformes
Columbidae
Laughing dove (Bahrain & Kuwait)
Eurasian Collared-Dove (Bahrain & Kuwait)
Namaqua Dove (Kuwait)
Common wood pigeon, Ringeltaube, Columba palumbus (Germany)

Coraciiformes
Alcedinidae
White-throated Kingfisher (Kuwait)
Common Kingfisher, Eisvogel, Alcedo atthis (Germany)
Meropidae
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater (Kuwait)
European Bee-Eater (Kuwait)
Upupidae
Eurasian Hoopoe (Kuwait)

Gruiformes
Rallidae
Spotted Crake (Kuwait)
Coot (Germany)

Falconiformes
Falconidae
Lesser Kestrel (Kuwait)
Common Kestrel (Kuwait & Germany)

Passeriformes

Alaudidae
Crested Lark (Bahrain)
Corvidae
House Crow (Kuwait & Dubai – both times most likely Indian)
Magpie (Black-billed Magpie), Elster, Pica pica (Germany)
Emberizidae
Ortolan Bunting (Kuwait)
Estrildidae
Indian Silverbill (Dubai)
Hirundinidae
Barn Swallow (Kuwait & Germany)
Sand Martin (Kuwait)
House Martin (Kuwait)
Crag Martin (Kuwait)
Lanidae
Isabelline Shrike (Kuwait)
-> & Turkestan Shrike (Kuwait)
-> & Daurian Shrike (Kuwait)
Woodchat Shrike (Kuwait)
Masked Shrike (Kuwait) 
Red-backed Shrike
Lesser Grey Shrike (Kuwait)
Motacillidae
Grey Wagtail (Kuwait)
White wagtail (Bahrain & Kuwait & Germany)
Yellow Wagtail (feldegg & flava & flavissima & dombrowskii & lutea   & ema ) (Kuwait)
Water Pipit (Kuwait)
-> Subsp. Coutellii (Kuwait)
Red-throated Pipit (Kuwait)
Tawny Pipit (Kuwait)
Tree Pipit (Kuwait)
Muscicapidae
Spotted Flycatcher (Kuwait)
Semicollared Flycatcher (female Kuwait)
Nectariniidae
Purple Sunbird (Dubai)
Oriolidae
Golden Oriole (Eurasian) (Kuwait)
Passeridae
House sparrow (Bahrain & Kuwait & Germany)
Pale Rock Sparrow (Pale Rockfinch) (Kuwait)
Pycnonotidae
Red-vented Bulbul (Bahrain & Dubai)
White-eared Bulbul (Kuwait)
Sturnidae
Common Myna (Kuwait)
Common (European) Starling (Kuwait & Germany)
Sylviidae
Common Chiffchaff (Kuwait / Germany)
Willow Warbler (Kuwait)
Lesser Whitethroat (Kuwait)
Desert Warbler (Asian) (Kuwait)
Great Reed Warbler (Kuwait)
Basra Reed Warbler (Kuwait)
Blackcap (Juv or fem & adult male) (Kuwait)
Whitethroat, subsp. Icterops  (Kuwait)
Barred Warbler (Kuwait)
Graceful Prinia (Kuwait)
Turdidae
Isabelline Wheatear (Kuwait)
Blue Rock Thrush (Kuwait)
Stonechat (Kuwait male & female)
Rock Thrush (Rufous-tailed) (Kuwait)
Pied Wheatear (Kuwait)
-> & var. 'vittata'
Black-eared Wheatear (Kuwait)
-> and 1 Pale-throated Morph of BEW Melanoleuca (Kuwait male & female)
Northern Wheatear (Kuwait)
Mourning Wheatear (Kuwait)
Common Redstart - Subsp. samamisicus (Kuwait)
Rufous Bush-Robin (Kuwait)
Black Redstart (Kuwait & Germany)
White-throated Robin (male & 1st wt) (Kuwait)
Whinchat (male) (Kuwait)
Blackbird (Common), Amsel, Turdus merula (Germany)
European Robin, Rotkehlchen, Erithacus rubecula (Germany)
Paridae
Great Tit, Kohlmeise, Parus major  (Germany)
Marsh Tit (Germany)
Coal Tit (Germany)
Cinclidae
Dipper (White-throated Dipper), Wasseramsel, Cinclus cinclus (Germany)
Sittidae
Nuthatch, Kleiber, Sitta Europaea (Germany)
Corvidae
European Jay, Eichelhäher, Garrulus glandarius (Germany)
Carrion Crow, Rabenkrähe (Aaskrähe), Corvus corone (Germany)
Fringillidae
Chaffinch, Buchfink, Fringilla coelebs (Germany)

Emberzidae
Yellowhammer, Goldammer, Emberiza citronella (Germany)

Pelicaniformes
Phalacrocoracidae
(Great) Cormorant (Bahrain & Kuwait)
 & maybe  Subsp. sinensis (Kuwait)

Piciformes
Picidae
Wryneck (Kuwait)
Black Woodpecker, Schwarzspecht, Dryocopus martius (Germany)
Great Spotted Woodpecker, Buntspecht, Dendrocopus major (Germany)
Phoenicopteriformes
Phoenicopteridae
Greater Flamingo (Bahrain & Kuwait)
Psittaciformes
Psittacidae
Rose ringed Parakeet (Kuwait & Dubai)
Anseriformes
Anatidae
Mallard, Stockente, Anas platyrhynchos (Germany)
Piciformes
Picidae
Great Spotted Woodpecker, Buntspecht, Dendrocopus major (Germany)
Fringillidae
Chaffinch, Buchfink, Fringilla coelebs (Germany)

Podicipediformes
Podicipedidae
Great Crested Grebe, Haubentaucher, Podiceps cristatus (Germany)


Total:      146

Hybrid:
Red crested Pochard Mallard Hybrid (Germany)