02 January 2012

Jubail Sanitary Landfill - Location Details

Jubail Sanitary Landfill Site is quite close to Sabkhat Al Fasl and is situated off the old Dammam Highway Coastal road. The site is well signposted from all major routes. It is a landfill for all sorts of waste from Jubail Industrial City and surrounding areas 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. Birds of prey have also been seen here in the past in quite good numbers from September to April.

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