02 January 2012

Abqaiq Landfill - Location Details

Abqaiq Landfill site is quite close to Dhahran and is situated off the old Abqaiq Road. It is a landfill for all sorts of waste from the Dammam / Al Khobar / Dhahran area and attracts a lot of gulls at the right time of year. Gulls are mainly here in the middle of winter and good views can be obtained at the site.

Specialities at the site include:-
Greater Spotted Eagle
Heuglin’s Gull
Baltic Gull
Caspian Gull
Steppe Gull
Armenian Gull