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    Birds seen in Al Qudra Lake on 18 April 2017

    Name of the animals no. seen Remarks
    Grey Francolin many 1 pair with 6 chicks
    Egyptian Goose 4 and 4 goslings
    Northern Pintail 1pair for last 1 week
    Domestic Mallards 30 or more 1 female with 10 ducklings
    Mute Swan 1 for last 3 weeks
    Laughing Dove many many in nest, no chick outside nest
    Collared Dove many as above
    European Turtle Dove many 5-6 pairs busy courting, 1 pair building nest
    Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse 4 overhead
    Arabian Green Bee-eater 4 no nest seen yet
    Common Hoopoe 2
    Little Ringed Plover 6 no nest seen yet
    Kentish Plover 2 no nest seen yet
    Common Sandpiper 2
    Little Stint 30
    Ruff 13
    Common Snipe 1
    Black-winged Stilt 9 1 pair with just 1 chick
    Red-wattled Lapwing 6 pairs- 5 with eggs, 1 with 4 chicks
    Western reef Heron 3
    Grey Heron 3
    Great Egret 1
    Little Grebe 20 or more
    Indian Moorhen many some with chicks
    Great Cormorant 2
    Crested Lark 12
    Southern Grey Shrike 3
    Daurian Shrike 1
    Arabian Babbler 7
    Graceful Prinia 6
    Clamorous Reed Warbler 3
    Upscher Warbler 2
    Red-vented Bulbul 2
    White-eared Bulbul 13
    Purple Sunbird 10 or more
    Indian Silverbill 6
    House Sparrow too many
    ***Most of the migratory ducks and other birds have already left the Al Qudra Lake and its environs. Possibly the pair of Pintail may not be leaving the area. I saw them last week too. Turtle doves are very active in pair forming.
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    Last edited by drrezakhan; 20-04-2017 at 04:56 PM. Reason: গেপপডটেহগসু
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