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Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 13th November 2013, 16:36
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By Jayefbee
Indian Pond Heron? Saudi Arabia

I took this photo on 16 March at Sabkhat Al Fasl in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia (Arabian Gulf coast). It is the only photo I have of the bird as it flew off and could not be relocated. It...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Wednesday 1st August 2012, 08:59
Replies: 0
Views: 506
Posted By Jayefbee
Egyptian Nightjar (Saudi Arabia) what age?

Is anyone familiar with the aging of Egyptian Nightjar? if so what do you think the age of the bird shown here is?

I am interested in the aging of the bird as it appears to have very loose feathers,...
Forum: Your Birding Day Thursday 25th August 2011, 14:15
Replies: 1
Views: 571
Posted By Jayefbee
Caspian Terns Fishing

Today at Sabkhat Al Fasl (Jubail) Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia we watched a group of seven Caspian Terns fishing at an inland wetland area. They were being very successful in their attempts at...
Forum: Your Birding Day Wednesday 17th August 2011, 08:57
Replies: 9
Views: 1,470
Posted By Jayefbee
Great Post

Great Post Skylark25 - Keep them coming, I will certainly be checking on your updates.

JFB
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 14th August 2011, 02:13
Replies: 41
Views: 3,412
Posted By Jayefbee
Is Crab Plover the best looking wading bird?

Crab Plover is my favourite wading bird - what are your thoughts on who should take the title? There are plenty of contenders.

More photos of the magical Crab Plover here...
Forum: Migration Saturday 13th August 2011, 09:05
Replies: 3
Views: 1,447
Posted By Jayefbee
Wader Migration in full swing

Wader migration is in full swing in the Persian Gulf and yesterday I managed to take a few good shots of a number of species.

Black-winged Stilt, Broad-billed Sandpiper, Common Greenshank, Crab...
Forum: Your Birding Day Saturday 6th August 2011, 02:31
Replies: 1
Views: 913
Posted By Jayefbee
Tide tooooo high

Went birding today to the wader roost but the tide was just to high! No birds at all on the roost as all the roosting areas were covered with water. A few birds were on a nearby pool and the waste...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Tuesday 2nd August 2011, 02:40
Replies: 1
Views: 667
Posted By Jayefbee
Crested Honey-Buzzard Summering in Saudi Arabia

An unusual record of an adult male Crested Honey-Buzzard was seen over Dhahran, Eastern Province Saudi Arabia on 30th July 2011. This is a very early record of this scarce species, with most...
Forum: Your Birding Day Monday 1st August 2011, 09:10
Replies: 0
Views: 512
Posted By Jayefbee
Lesser Crested & White-cheeked Tern

Birding in the early morning gave good photographic conditions for both Lesser Crested Tern and White-cheeked Tern.

Some nice photographs are here...
Forum: Information Wanted Sunday 31st July 2011, 16:33
Replies: 4
Views: 2,054
Posted By Jayefbee
Map Link Not Working

Doux,

Thanks so much for taking the time to send me the locations which are great.

The link you have for the map only takes you to a standard page of North America. Could you please post the link...
Forum: Your Birding Day Friday 29th July 2011, 10:10
Replies: 1
Views: 678
Posted By Jayefbee
Wader Roost

Birding today at the local wader roost in nice evening light allowed some good photos to be taken of the following species: Broad-billed Sandpiper, Common Greenshank, Curlew Sandpiper, Eurasian...
Forum: Your Birding Day Monday 25th July 2011, 16:30
Replies: 1
Views: 764
Posted By Jayefbee
Indian Reef Heron Catchin Fish

Today whilst birding I was entertained by a couple of juvenile white phase Indian Reef Herons fishing in the water at high tide. These birds were both very active and had been pushed up the far end...
Forum: Your Birding Day Sunday 24th July 2011, 02:31
Replies: 3
Views: 842
Posted By Jayefbee
Egyptian Nightjar

Sabkhat Al Fasl (Jubail) in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia is proving to be a regular site for Egyptian Nightjar during July and August with birds being seen there for the last five or six...
Forum: Information Wanted Wednesday 20th July 2011, 15:54
Replies: 4
Views: 2,054
Posted By Jayefbee
Birding Sites in Saudi Arabia

I am looking for help indentifying good birding sites in Saudi Arabia. I am updating my website www.birdsofsaudiarabia.com and hope to include a section on the best birding locations in the country....
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 17th July 2011, 02:58
Replies: 1
Views: 991
Posted By Jayefbee
Adult Summer Lesser Sand Plover

The new wader site produced many good birds including adult summer Lesser Sand Plver.

Some good photogrpahs here http://www.birdsofsaudiarabia.com/2011/07/adult-summer-lesser-sand-plover.html
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 16th July 2011, 09:09
Replies: 1
Views: 991
Posted By Jayefbee
Two new birding sites

I have found two new birding sites in eastern Saudi Arabia both have tremendous potential.

One is a large reedbed near to Dammam International Airport and holds waterbirds plus Cream-coloured...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 11th July 2011, 16:31
Replies: 5
Views: 997
Posted By Jayefbee
The bill shape does not look right to me for...

The bill shape does not look right to me for House Sparrow and the structure also appears slightly wrong, although of course in an abherant bird these may not be typical.

Some things appear to fit...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 11th July 2011, 15:47
Replies: 5
Views: 997
Posted By Jayefbee
A real mystery bird - Saudi Arabia

This bird, see photos attached, does not fit anything I can think of, so is presumably a partial albino something (but what?) or an escaped cage bird of some description but agian what?

Photograph...
Forum: Migration Friday 24th June 2011, 11:02
Replies: 4
Views: 1,206
Posted By Jayefbee
Sorry - maybe the title is misleading. This note...

Sorry - maybe the title is misleading. This note (full details at www.birdsofsaudiarabia.com) was a question I asked myself and have since answered after quite a bit of research. The bird in question...
Forum: Migration Friday 24th June 2011, 09:49
Replies: 4
Views: 1,206
Posted By Jayefbee
This is definately a Steppe Buzzard., not so easy...

This is definately a Steppe Buzzard., not so easy from a single photo but the link to my website has quite a few others plus flight shots. See additional pictures here and other pictures on my...
Forum: Migration Friday 24th June 2011, 04:49
Replies: 4
Views: 1,206
Posted By Jayefbee
Steppe Eagle - Do they summer in Arabia

I have posted a note on Steppe Buzzard - Do they summer in Arabia? on my website www.birdsofsaudiarabia.com if you are interested in my findings. Also if you disagree or find any mistakes please let...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 16th June 2011, 13:56
Replies: 5
Views: 981
Posted By Jayefbee
Thanks for the very useful comments - it sounds...

Thanks for the very useful comments - it sounds like a reasonable date then for eastern Saudi...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 16th June 2011, 06:15
Replies: 5
Views: 981
Posted By Jayefbee
Manne, Thanks for the confirmation and link to a...

Manne,

Thanks for the confirmation and link to a slightly better photo than mine.

One question I have is, is the 25th March early for Savi's Warbler here in Saudi Arabia (east coast) as there is...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 16th June 2011, 05:10
Replies: 5
Views: 981
Posted By Jayefbee
Warbler ID - Saudi Arabia

Hi,

Was looking through some old photos and found this singe picture of a warbler taken on 25th March 2011.

Looks to me like it may be a Savi's Warbler but undertail looks quite well marked.

Can...
Forum: Saudi Arabia Wednesday 15th June 2011, 15:15
Replies: 1
Views: 1,136
Posted By Jayefbee
Dhahran - Eastern Province

My local patch is Dhahran which is situated in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, between the cities of Dammam and Al-Khobar. It is about 10 km from the western shore of the Arabian Gulf and is a...
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