Nov 25, 2021
In Identification problems
Hey everyone! I just got home from awesome trip to Abu Dhabi (from Canada) and logged all of my sightings on eBird/iNaturalist. Upon review there were a few birds I was not sure about and any help would be greatly appreciated! Gulls are always tricky for me, never mind trying to ID Gulls in another hemisphere. Gut told me Lesser Black Backed but iNaturalist and Merlin suggest Caspian? Seen by the Al Reem Mangroves. Saw a few of these birds by the Louvre. I'm thinking Lesser Crested Tern? Also at the Louvre. Merlin seemed to be at odds about Eurasian vs Oriental Skylark but pretty sure it's Eurasian? Seen on two separate occasions at the Al Reem Mangroves. Indian Pond Heron right? Thanks again everyone!