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News - the latest UAE birding highlights.
Rare bird news posted here upon receipt from observers for the benefit of the UAE birding community.
News from 2008-2011 can be found by
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All reports of rare birds are subject to assessment by the EBRC and should not be considered formal records.

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11 Apr 2014; The White-breasted Waterhen still at Al Barsha Pond Park.

8 Apr 2014; A Black Drongo at Al Awir, along the E-311 - 5th UAE record.

7 Apr 2014; A White-breasted Waterhen at Al Barsha Pond Park - 31st UAE record.

5 Apr 2014; An adult Eastern Cattle Egret at Al Qua'a Fodder Field - 7th UAE record.

29 Mar 2014; The Forest Wagtail still in Mushrif Palace Gardens.

25 Mar 2014; An adult Bay-backed Shrike at Green Mubazzarah - 26th UAE record.

14 Mar 2014; The Ashy Drongo still in Mushrif NP, same place.

10 Mar 2014; A Sooty Falcon in downtown Abu Dhabi, a very early record.

7 Mar 2014; A Black-winged Pratincole at Al Hamraniya Nursery - 27th UAE record.

6 Mar 2014; A Pied Crow flying north along the beach at Dreamland. Probably an escapee. NOT a Mesopotamian Crow.

28 Feb 2014; A Black-winged Kite at Wamm Farms (goat farm) - 16th UAE record.

18 Feb 2014; Two Eurasian Griffon Vulture and at least 6 Lappet-faced in a flock of 15-18 vultures at Tijarah desert (restricted access)

10 Feb 2014; Two Eurasian Griffon Vulture at Nakhali (restricted access) - 14th UAE record.

2 Feb 2014; The Eversmann's Redstart still in the Mercure Hotel garden on Jebel Hafit.

31 Jan 2014; A Yellow-browed Warbler at the Royal Stables - 13th UAE record.

24 Jan 2014; A male Western Black Redstart in Wadi Bih--Simosca's Farm - 3rd UAE record.

11 Jan 2014; The Ashy Drongo still in Mushrif NP, same place.

5 Jan 2014; The drongo confirmed as Ashy Drongo in Mushrif NP - 7th UAE record.

3 Jan 2014; A drongo reported from Mushrif NP.

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21 Dec 2013; The two Amur Falcon still at Al Qua'a Fodder Field.

20 Dec 2013; The Dusky Warbler still in Mushrif Palace Gardens.

18 Dec 2013; An Eurasian Woodcock in Safa Park - 18th UAE record. Olive-backed Pipit was supporting cast.

15 Dec 2013; A Dusky Warbler in Mushrif Palace Gardens - 7th UAE record.
....................Two Amur Falcon at Al Qua'a Fodder Field - 15th UAE record.

7 Dec 2013; An adult Mediterranean Gull at Mafraq Rubbish Tip - 12th UAE record, possibly returning bird.

6 Dec 2013; The Pheasant-tailed Jacana still at Zakher Lake and Eversmann's Redstart at Jebel Hafit.
....................The Long-toed Stint with two Buff-bellied Pipits still at Al Hamraniyah Nursery.

4 Dec 2013; The Forest Wagtail still in Mushrif Palace Gardens.

2 Dec 2013; One Brambling at Jebel Hafit (Mercure Hotel) - 24th UAE record.
....................The Forest Wagtail still in Mushrif Palace Gardens, joined by an European Robin.

30 Nov 2013; Dalma Island produced 1 Yellow-browed Warbler (12th record), 1 Buff-bellied Pipit (25th record)
....................The Cotton Pygmy Goose still at Abu Dhabi Golf & Equestrian Club.

29 Nov 2013; Two Eversmann's Redstart in Wadi Bih.

28 Nov 2013; One Pheasant-tailed Jacana at Zakher Lake - 2nd UAE record.

27 Nov 2013; One Eversmann's Redstart at Jebel Jais. Hooded Wheatear and Chukar also recorded here.
....................The Baillon's Crake still in Green Mubazzarah.

26 Nov 2013; Two Mistle Thrush in Ajban - 20th UAE record.

25 Nov 2013; One White-breasted Waterhen at Dubai Silicon Oasis - 30th UAE record, the second this autumn.
....................The Buff-bellied Pipit still at Al Hamraniyah Nursery.

25 Nov 2013; One Forest Wagtail in Musrif Palace Gardens.

23 Nov 2013; The Long-toed Stint still at Al Hamraniyah Nursery.

22 Nov 2013; One Cotton Pygmy Goose at Abu Dhabi Golf & Equestrian Club - 11th UAE record.
....................One Long-toed Stint at Al Hamraniyah Nursery - 23rd UAE record, not recorded since 2007.

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Eight Lappet-faced Vulture and an European Golden Plover at Bab al-Shams.

21 Nov 2013; A high count of 37 Greater White-fronted Goose in Safa Park.

16 Nov 2013; One Buff-bellied Pipit at Al Hamraniyah Nursery - 24th record. One Ruddy Shelduck at Zakher Lake.

15 Nov 2013; One Amur Falcon on Lulu Island - 14th record. Hypocolius also present.
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A first-winter male Eversmann's Redstart on Jebel Hafit. The Mistle Thrush still in Ain al-Waal.

14 Nov 2013; One Mistle Thrush at Ain al-Waal - 19th UAE record, first since March 2009.

13 Nov 2013; One Baillon's Crake in Green Mubazzarah - 21st record.

10 Nov 2013; One Black-throated Thrush at the entrance of Wadi Wurrayah Protected Area. One Hypocolis near Green Mub.

8 Nov 2013; One White-breasted Waterhen at Hamraniyah Fields near RAK Airport - 29th UAE record, first since Dec 2011.

31 Oct 2013; One Pheasant-tailed Jacana at Wamm Farms -1st UAE record.
....................A Calandra Lark also present - 8th record.

4 Oct 2013; One Brown Booby, on buoy off Dibba Port - 15th record.

28 Sep 2013; One Roseate Tern, adult in winter plumage on Fujairah Port Beach - 8th record.

20 Sep 2013; One adult and a juv Roseate Tern at Khor Fakkan, different from last week - 7th record.

19 Sep 2013; 14 Sep 2013; One adult Roseate Tern on Fujairah Port Beach, possibly a new adult - 6th record.

14 Sep 2013; One adult Roseate Tern photographed on Fujairah Port Beach, different from 6 Sep birds - 5th record.

13 Sep 2013; One ad feeding a juv Roseate Tern on Fujairah Port Beach, different from last week - 4th record
....................The juv Sooty Tern also seen. On the KK Pelagic a Lesser Noddy was seen.

10 Sep 2013; One Sooty Tern on the beach at Khor Kalba Korniche - 18th record.

6 Sep 2013; Two adult Roseate Tern photographed on Fujairah Port Beach - 3rd record, not seen since 1989.
....................A Khor Kalba Pelagic produced 3 Lesser Noddy - 7th record.
....................A Pectoral Sandpiper at Saih al Salam desert reserve - 6th record.

1 Sep 2013; The immature male Red-headed Bunting still at Wamm Farms

31 Aug 2013; An immature male Red-headed Bunting at Wamm Farms - 7th record.

30 Aug 2013; A Khor Kalba Pelagic produced 2 Lesser Noddy.

16 Aug 2013; A Khor Kalba Pelagic produced: two Lesser Noddy - 6th record.
....................11 Brown Noddy
, 183 Persian Shearwater and 17 Wilson's Storm Petrel also seen.
....................Wamm Farms had an European Honey Buzzard, a Crested Honey Buzzard and a Variable Wheatear.

19 Jul 2013; A Cory's Shearwater during a Fujairah Pelagic - 3rd record. Also 2 Flesh-footed Shearwaters and a Sooty Tern.

11 Jul 2013; The Black Stork seen flying away, near Green Mubazzarah.

7 Jul 2013; A Black Stork discovered near Green Mubazzarah - 7th record.

21 Jun 2013; A Khor Kalba Pelagic produced: one ad Long-tailed Skua - 18th record, one Flesh-footed Shearwater,
....................and three Brown Noddy. The Bewick's Swan still present and flying strongly at Fujairah Tennis Club Dam.

17 Jun 2013; A Bewick's Swan at Fujairah Tennis Club Dam - 2nd record if accepted as wild.

14 Jun 2013; A Khor Kalba Pelagic produced: six Wedge-tailed Shearwater, 20 Jouanin's Petrel - 9th record,
....................one Flesh-footed Shearwater, 22 Wilson's Storm Petrel and one Brown Noddy.

8 Jun 2013; Eight Wedge-tailed S. - 6th rec, two Flesh-footed S. - 11th rec during a Khor Kalba Pelagic.

7 Jun 2013; Two Wedge-tailed Shearwaters, one ad Long-tailed Skua - 17th record during a Khor Kalba Pelagic.

31 May 2013; Epic Khor Kalba Pelagic with Wedge-tailed Shearwaters, Flesh-footed Shearwaters, Sooty Tern etc.

17 May 2013; The River Warbler still in Abu Dhabi Golf and Equestrian Club

16 May 2013; One River Warbler in Abu Dhabi Golf and Equestrian Club - 12th record.

11 May 2013; The River Warbler still present in Mushrif Palace Gardens.

7 May 2013; One River Warbler in Mushrif Palace Gardens - 11th record.

27 Apr 2013; Seven Black-winged Pratincole at Wamm Farms - 24th record. 107 Lesser Kestrels present!

26 Apr 2013; One adult Long-tailed Skua migrating north over Al Qua'a Fodder Fields - 16th record (first inland record).

25 Apr 2013; One Black-winged Pratincole at Ajban - 23rd record.

23 Apr 2013; One Alpine Swift near Abu Dhabi Airport - 26th record.

22 Apr 2013; The Wire-tailed Swallow still at Ajban.

21 Apr 2013; One Wire-tailed Swallow at Ajban - 14th record.

20 Apr 2013; One male Caucasian Bluethroat (magna) in Al Mamzar Park - 1st photographed record.

11 Apr 2013; One female Hen Harrier at Wamm Farms. Possible Bay-backed/Red-backed Shrike hybrid at Green Mub.

6 Apr 2013; The Red Knot still at Khor al-Beida.

29 Mar 2013; The Black Scrub Robin still at Sila'a Peninsula.

29 Mar 2013; The Lesser Spotted Eagle still at Dubai Pivot Fields.

27 Mar 2013; One Lesser Spotted Eagle at Dubai Pivot Fields - 1st photographed record.
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The Cretzschmar's Bunting still at Jebel Dhanna--hotels.

25 Mar 2013; One male Red-headed Bunting at Emirates Palace Hotel - 6th record.

24 Mar 2013; One adult male Cretzschmar's Bunting at Jebel Dhanna--hotels - 1st UAE record with Cinereous Buntings.

18 Mar 2013; Six Eurasian Griffon Vulture over Al Faqa, south of DDCR - 13th record.

16 Mar 2013; The Taiga Flycatcher still in Safa Park.

15 Mar 2013; One Common Crane over Hamraniyah Fields - 8th record.

6 Mar 2013; One Little Gull on Fujairah Port Beach - 15th record.

1 Mar 2013; The two Demoiselle Crane still at Al Qua'a Fodder Field.

23 Feb 2013; One Great Spotted Cuckoo at Al Qua'a Fodder Field - 4th record. Two Demoiselle Crane still present.

22 Feb 2013; Two adult Demoiselle Crane at Al Qua'a Fodder Field - 7th record. One Red Knot at Khor al-Beida.

21 Feb 2013; One 3cy Mediterranean Gull at Al Warsan Lakes - 11th record.

6 Feb 2013; The female Red-crested Pochard still at Discovery Gardens.

3 Feb 2013; One female Red-crested Pochard at Discovery Gardens - 14th record.

2 Feb 2013; One Wire-tailed Swallow at the Al Ain Water Treatment Plant. Same as the Zakher bird?

27 Jan 2013; The Mesopotamian Crow again at Khor al-Beida, northern part at sunset.

25 Jan 2013; One Dowitcher sp. at Khor al-Beida - 1st UAE record.

23 Jan 2013; The Mesopotamian Crow still on Siniyah Island.

19 Jan 2013; Two Streak-throated Swallow at Al Warsan Lakes - 9th record. The Mesopotamian Crow seen at Khor al-Beida.

18 Jan 2013; The Black Scrub Robin still on Sila'a--general area.

12 Jan 2013; The two Red-crested Pochards still at Zakher Lake.

10 Jan 2013; One adult winter Mediterranean Gull at Mafraq Rubbish Tip - 11th record.

6 Jan 2013; One immature Masked Booby past Luoluayah Beach - 19th record.

4 Jan 2013; Two male Red-crested Pochard at Ajman WTP - 14th record.

2 Jan 2013; The adult male Hen Harrier still at Wamm Farms. An unseasonal European Roller there as well.

1 Jan 2013; The Black-winged Kite still at Yas Island--Yas Links Golf Course. The female Hen Harrier still at Khor al-Beida.
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31 Dec 2012; Two female Red-crested Pochard at Zakher Lake - 13th record.

30 Dec 2012; One Wire-tailed Swallow at Zakher Lake - 12th record.

26 Dec 2012; The Cotton Pygmy Goose still at Zakher Lake.

21 Dec 2012; A record 609 Jouanin's Petrel during a Khor Kalba Pelagic.

16 Dec 2012; 6 Eurasian Siskin still in Safa Park. The Red Knot still showing at at Al Jazirah Khor (Khor Muzahmi).

13 Dec 2012; One Lappet-faced Vulture twice over Green Mubazzarah.

12 Dec 2012; One immature Brown-headed Gull in Dibba Harbour - 7th record.

8 Dec 2012; One Cotton Pygmy Goose at Zakher Lake - 10th record. One Brown-throated Martin along Fujairah corniche.

7 Dec 2012; One adult Kittiwake in Dibba Harbour - 5th record. One Asian Koel in Green Mubazzarah - 14th record.
....................The Mesopotamian Crow still on Siniyah Island.

6 Dec 2012; A high count of 16 Eurasian Siskin in Safa Park.

5 Dec 2012; An Eurasian Siskin in Safa Park. The Taiga Flycatcher still present.

3 Dec 2012; One Calandra Lark on Dalma Island - 7th record. One Brambling also present.
....................The Taiga Flycatcher still at Wamm Farms (goat farm), as well as a male Hen Harrier.

2 Dec 2012; One Forest Wagtail at Jebel Dhanna--hotels.

1 Dec 2012; One Ruddy Shelduck at Zakher Pools.

30 Nov 2012; A Taiga Flycatcher in Safa Park - 5th record.

29 Nov 2012; One Buff-bellied Pipit at Emirates Palace. The Marbled Teal still present at Al Warsan Lakes.

27 Nov 2012; The Black-winged Kite still at Yas Island--Yas Links Golf Course.

26 Nov 2012; One Mesopotamian Crow at the inaccessible Siniyah Island - 1st UAE record.

25 Nov 2012; One Taiga Flycatcher at Wamm Farms (goat farm) - 4th record.

24 Nov 2012: One Shikra at Kharran Water Treatment Plant - 3rd record. 4 Ruddy Shelduck also present.
....................The Brown Shrike in Wadi Bih & Red Knot at Al Jazirah Khor (Khor Muzahmi) still present.

22 Nov 2012; A first-winter Mediterranean Gull at Al Warsan Lakes - 10th record.
....................A Caspian Stonechat at Al Wathba Camel Racetrack - first autumn record in the UAE.

21 Nov 2012; One Red Knot at Khor al-Beida - 11th record.

20 Nov 2012; A Brown Shrike at Wadi Bih--Colin's Farm - 7th record.
....................A total of 58 Hypocolius came in to roost in the mangroves west of Yas Links between 4:45-5:05pm.

19 Nov 2012; One Marbled Teal at Al Warsan Lakes - 6th record.

17 Nov 2012; One Red Knot at Al Jazirah Khor (Khor Muzahmi) - 10th record.

16 Nov 2012; One female Amur Falcon at Al Qua'a Fodder Field - 13th record.
....................A Lesser Noddy during a Khor Kalba Pelagic - 6th record. Also present were the young Masked Booby,
....................100 Jouanin's Petrels and two Common Noddy.
....................The Black Scrub Robin still at Sila'a Peninsula

15 Nov 2012; One Black Scrub Robin at Sila'a Peninsula - 6th record.
....................One Black-winged Kite at Yas Island--Yas Links Golf Club - 14th record.

10 Nov 2012; One Levant Sparrowhawk at Dubai Pivot Fields - 1st record if accepted. Present since 8 November.
....................The female-plumaged Greater Scaup still at Ruwais Water Treatment Plant.

9 Nov 2012; A female-plumaged Greater Scaup at Ruwais Water Treatment Plant is 1st UAE record!
....................145 Jouanin's Petrel during a Khor Kalba Pelagic. Two Long-tailed Skua - 15th record.
....................Two Masked Booby also recorded - 18th record. No Persian Shearwaters seen.

8 Nov 2012; Four Sociable Lapwings now at the Dubai Pivot Fields.

6 Nov 2012; 31 Jouanin's Petrel during a Khor Kalba Pelagic - 7th record.
....................An immature Masked Booby also recorded - 17th record. No Persian Shearwaters seen.

31 Oct 2012; One Caspian Plover with the two Sociable Lapwings at the Dubai Pivot Fields.
....................The Cinereous (Black) Vulture still at the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve.

26 Oct 2012; One Little Bunting in Wadi Bih - 17th record, not recorded since 2001.

25 Oct 2012; Three Sociable Lapwings at the Dubai Pivot Fields. No Caspian Plover.

22 Oct 2012; A Yellow-browed Warbler or Hume's Leaf Warbler in Safa Park.

21 Oct 2012; A Yellow-browed Warbler at Mafraq Marsh - 11th record.

20 Oct 2012; Four Eurasian Griffon Vultures and 14 Lappet-faced Vultures at the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve.
....................Also one immature Sooty Falcon at Wamm Farms.

19 Oct 2012; Four Eurasian Griffon Vultures and 20 Lappet-faced Vultures at the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve.

16 Oct 2012; One Cinereous (Black) Vulture, the Himalayan and two Eurasian Griffon Vultures and a high count of
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47 Lappet-faced Vultures at the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. The Cinereous Vulture is 1st UAE record!

13 Oct 2012; One Himalayan Griffon Vulture at the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve - 1st UAE record! Seee this link.
....................Four Eurasian Griffon Vultures also present - 12th record

6 Oct 2012; The juvenile Shikra still at Sila'a Peninsula--Public Park.

5 Oct 2012; One Oriental Turtle Dove at Al Qua'a Fodder Field.

2 Oct 2012; The Caspian Plover still at Al Wathba Camel Racetrack.

29 Sep 2012; One Blyth's Reed Warbler in Safa Park.

28 Sep 2012; A juvenile Shikra at Sila'a Peninsula--Public Park - 2nd vagrant record.

26 Sep 2012; The Caspian Plover still at Al Wathba Camel Racetrack, with Egyptian & European Nightjars.

25 Sep 2012; One Caspian Plover at Al Wathba Camel Racetrack.

25 Sep 2012; The juv Little Crake still at Abu Dhabi Golf & Equestrian Club.

19 Sep 2012; One juv Little Crake at Abu Dhabi Golf & Equestrian Club - 21st record.

14 Sep 2012; One Flesh-footed Shearwater during a Khor Kalba Pelagic - 9th record.

1 Sep 2012; One adult winter Black Tern on Fujairah Port Beach - 14th record.

20 Aug 2012; One fledgling Purple Heron in Al Ain. 1st UAE breeding record!

10 Aug 2012; Three immature Sooty Tern during a Khor Kalba Pelagic - 13th record.

7 Aug 2012; One Alpine Swift still feeding at the pool of Palm Jumeirah--Atlantis Hotel in the morning.

6 Aug 2012; One Alpine Swift feeding at the pool of Palm Jumeirah--Atlantis Hotel in the evening - 25th record.

13 Jul 2012; Two Long-tailed Skua during a Khor Kalba Pelagic - 14th record.

12 Jul 2012; One immature Sooty Tern at Fujairah Port Beach - 13th record.

30 Jun 2012; Seven Flesh-footed Shearwater during a Khor Kalba Pelagic.

28 Jun 2012; Twelve Flesh-footed Shearwater seen during a Khor Kalba Pelagic - 8th record.
....................One Wedge-tailed Shearwater also seen - 5th record.

15 Jun 2012; One Sooty Falcon at Wamm Farms.

8 Jun 2012; One Little Swift at Kharran Water Treatment Plant.

26 May 2012; The White-rumped Sandpiper still in Al Ain.

18 May 2012; One White-rumped Sandpiper in Al Ain - 1st UAE and first Arabian record!

11 May 2012; One Long-tailed Skua and one Masked Booby during a Khor Kalba Pelagic - 13th and 16th record.

4 May 2012; One immature Bay-backed Shrike at Wamm Farms - 26th record.

26 Apr 2012; The Great Spotted Cuckoo still at Wamm Farms.

22 Apr 2012; One Baillon's Crake at Dubai--API Tower - 16th record.

20 Apr 2012; One Great Spotted Cuckoo at Wamm Farms - 3rd record.

15 Apr 2012; One sub-adult Bay-backed Shrike at Wamm Farms - 25th record.

14 Apr 2012; The Radde's Accentor still in Safa Park.

10 Apr 2012; One Radde's Accentor in Safa Park - 1st UAE record!

8 Apr 2012; One adult Bay-backed Shrike at Wamm Farms - 24th record.

6 Apr 2012; One Cinereous Bunting at Wamm Farms.

4 Apr 2012; One Hume's Whitethroat in Al Mamzar Park.

2 Apr 2012; The 1st winter male Kurdistan Wheatear still at Jebel Dhanna.

1 Apr 2012; One White-throated Kingfisher - 11th record at Jebel Dhanna.
....................The Shy Albatross in Abu Dhabi and and flock of Red-footed Falcons at Dubai Airport were sadly April Fools birds ;-)

28 Mar 2012; One Eastern Cattle Egret at Wamm Farms.

25 Mar 2012; The Ashy Drongo still at Ain al-Fayda.

23 Mar 2012; The female Hen Harrier still at Wamm Farms.

22 Mar 2012; One male Kurdistan Wheatear at Jebel Dhanna - 2nd UAE record. Finsch's Wheatear still present.

21 Mar 2012; One ad male Finsch's Wheatear at Jebel Dhanna - 21st record - not seen since 1998 & 2006.

19 Mar 2012; The adult summer Mediterranean Gull still at Mafraq Rubbish Tip.

11 Mar 2012; A Black Drongo passing through Dubai Pivot Fields, possibly same individual as in Al Barsha in February.

9 Mar 2012; A record 300-600 Pale Rockfinch at Al Dhahra fodder drying fields. One Cinereous Bunting Saadiyat Island.

6 Mar 2012; The Great Stone-curlew at Musaffah at 7am. At least two Caspian Stonechat on Abu Dhabi Island.
.....................Three Caspian Stonechat at Jebel Dhanna.
27 Feb 2012; The Great Stone-curlew re-found at Musaffah evening.
.....................Photos here

25 Feb 2012; The Black-naped Oriole still in Safa Park. A high 70 Hypocolius on Lulu Island and 6 Sociable Lapwing at Pivots.

22 Feb 2012; The female Hen Harrier still at Khor al-Beida and the male Hen Harrier at Wamm Farms.

18 Feb 2012; One Black-naped Oriole in Safa Park - 1st UAE record.
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Ashy Drongo at Ain al-Fayda - 5th record.

6 Feb 2012; One Caspian Stonechat on Sila'a Peninsula.

4 Feb 2012; One ad winter Mediterranean Gull at Mafraq Rubbish Tip - 9th record.
.....................Now three Red-crested Pochard at Green Community/Dubai Investment Park.

1 Feb 2012; The Black Drongo still in Al Barsha Pond Park.

28 Jan 2012; Two Red-crested Pochard at Green Community/Dubai Investment Park - 12th record.

21 Jan 2012; One Ruddy Shelduck at Al Ain Palm Sports Resort.

20 Jan 2012; One female Hen Harrier and a male Merlin at Khor al-Beidah.
..................... One Buff-bellied Pipit (21st record) and two Hen Harriers at Wamm Farms, one being a male.

18 Jan 2012; One Black Drongo in Al Barsha Pond Park - 2nd record.

16 Jan 2012; The Moustached Warblers still present at Zakher. One Golden Eagle at the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve.

14 Jan 2012; The Marbled Duck still at Zakher Pools. The two Moustached Warblers still present.

13 Jan 2012; The Marbled Duck re-found at Zakher Pools, with two Moustached Warbler - 16th record.
..................... One female Hen Harrier at Wamm Farms.

7 Jan 2012; The Western Black Redstart - gibraltariensis still at Jebel Dhanna.
..................... The Redwing still on Sila'a Peninsula, as was the European Robin.

3 Jan 2012; The Eurasian Bittern still at Zakher Pools.

1 Jan 2012; One Crested Honey Buzzard in Al Maqam Palace forest in Al Ain.

 

News from 2008-2011 can be found by clicking here.