Feb 11

Saih al Salam- Expo Lakes

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I visited the Expo Lakes on Saturday afternoon, I have a variety of waders, including the Spotted Redshanks and Jack Snipes from last month.

Here's the list with few images:

Egyptian Goose 20

Northern Shoveler 2

Mallard 6

Ferruginous Duck 2

Gray Francolin 8

Little Grebe 14

Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 60

Eurasian Collared-Dove 40

Laughing Dove 20

Eurasian Moorhen 2

Black-winged Stilt 30

Red-wattled Lapwing 14

Kentish Plover 8

Temminck's Stint 2

Little Stint 6

Jack Snipe 2

Common Snipe 6

Common Sandpiper 3

Spotted Redshank 2

Common Greenshank 2

Marsh Sandpiper 1

Wood Sandpiper 1

Black-headed Gull 2

White-winged Tern 4

Great Cormorant 6

Gray Heron 4

Great Egret 2

Little Egret 9

Western Reef-Heron 1

Eurasian Marsh-Harrier 4

Pallid Harrier 1 Black Kite 1

Green Bee-eater 1

Indian Roller 2

Rose-ringed Parakeet 6

Red-tailed/Isabelline Shrike 1

Great Gray Shrike 1

Brown-necked Raven 4

Crested Lark 7

White-eared Bulbul 4

Clamorous Reed Warbler 2

Arabian Babbler 3

Desert Wheatear 2

Common Myna 12

Purple Sunbird 2

White Wagtail 8

Water Pipit 2

House Sparrow 100

Indian Silverbill 4

 

 

Common Snipe

 

 

 

Jack Snipe

 

 

Temminck's Stint

 

 

Spotted Redshank

 

 

Jack Snipe

 

 

Little Grebe

 

Best regards,

 

Fouad Itani

Spotted Redshank still present this morning, along with a Grey Plover, but no Jack Snipe despite intense grilling of the sedge-lined edges. Raptors included a ringtail Pallid Harrier, GSE and a fine Long-legged Buzzard.

 

 

 

 

Nice Mark, I hope the heavy winds yesterday didn't force them to leave, I might visit this afternoon, will keep you posted.

Doubt it, Fouad. Had several Common Snipe, but the area was disturbed by a group of workers.

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