4 Jun 2016

Normal fare in Jubail – Record by Phil Roberts

Phil Roberts made a trip to Juabil last weekend and saw a photographed a number of different species. Grey-headed Swamphen is common in the Jubail area and phil saw one eating a dead Tilapia on a track. Other wetland birds he saw included Wood Sandpiper, Common Ringed Plover, Common Moorhen and Western Reef Heron. A few migrants were noted including Willow Warblers, Spotted Flycatchers and a late Turkestan Shrike. Turkestan Shrike is a common passage migrant from early March–late May with the main passage being mid-March to mid-April.
Grey-headed Swamphen
Grey-headed Swamphen
Common Moorhen
Common Moorhen 
Common Ringed Plover
Common Ringed Plover
Indian Reef Heron
Indian Reef Heron
Wood Sandpiper
Wood Sandpiper
Willow Warbler
Willow Warbler
Turkestan Shrike
Turkestan Shrike
Spotted Flycatcher
Spotted Flycatcher

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