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United Arab Emirates 2006 (1 Viewer)

Gashead

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Final tally 248. New UAE ticks in red.

Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
Black-necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis)

Persian Shearwater (Puffinus persicus)

Wilson's Storm-petrel (Oceanites oceanicus)

Red-billed Tropicbird (Phaethon aethereus)

Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)
Socotra Cormorant (Phalacrocorax nigrogularis)

Little Egret (Egretta garzetta)
Western Reef-egret (Egretta gularis)
Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)
Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea)
Great Egret (Ardea alba)
Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)
Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides)
Indian Pond-heron (Ardeola grayii)
Striated Heron (Butorides striatus)
Black-crowned Night-heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)
Little Bittern (Ixobrychus minutus)

White Stork (Ciconia ciconia)

Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)
Eurasian Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia)

Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber)
Lesser Flamingo (Phoenicopterus minor)

Lesser White-fronted Goose (Anser erythropus) Greylag Goose (Anser anser)
Common Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna)
Eurasian Wigeon (Anas penelope)
Gadwall (Anas strepera)
Eurasian Teal (Anas crecca)
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)
Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)
Garganey (Anas querquedula)
Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)
Common Pochard (Aythya ferina)
Ferruginous Duck (Aythya nyroca)
Tufted Duck (Aythya fuligula)

European Honey-buzzard (Pernis apivorus)
Black-eared Kite (Milvus migrans)

Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus)
Short-toed Eagle (Circaetus gallicus)
Eurasian Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)
Pallid Harrier (Circus macrourus)
Montagu's Harrier (Circus pygargus)
Shikra (Accipiter badius)
Eurasian Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)
Steppe Buzzard (Buteo buteo vulpinus)
Greater Spotted Eagle (Aquila clanga)
Lesser Spotted Eagle (Aquila pomarina)
Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca)
Bonelli's Eagle (Hieraaetus fasciatus)
Booted Eagle (Hieraaetus pennatus)

Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)

Lesser Kestrel (Falco naumanni)
Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)
Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus)
Amur Falcon (Falco amurensis)

Sooty Falcon (Falco concolor)
Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)
Barbary Falcon (Falco pelegrinoides)


Sand Partridge (Ammoperdix heyi)
Grey Francolin (Francolinus pondicerianus)
Common Quail (Coturnix coturnix)

Corn Crake (Crex crex)
Spotted Crake (Porzana porzana)

Purple Swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio)
Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus)
Common Coot (Fulica atra)

Eurasian Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus)

Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)
Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)

Crab Plover (Dromas ardeola)

Stone-curlew (Burhinus oedicnemus)

Cream-coloured Courser (Cursorius cursor)
Collared Pratincole (Glareola pratincola)
Black-winged Pratincole (Glareola nordmanni)

European Golden Plover (Pluvialis apricaria)
Pacific Golden Plover (Pluvialis fulva)
Grey Plover (Pluvialis squatarola)
Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula)
Little Plover (Charadrius dubius)
Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus)
Lesser Sand Plover (Charadrius mongolus)
Greater Sand Plover (Charadrius leschenaultii)
Caspian Plover (Charadrius asiaticus)
Northern Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)
Red-wattled Lapwing (Vanellus indicus)
Sociable Lapwing (Vanellus gregarius)
White-tailed Lapwing (Vanellus leucurus)

Pintail Snipe (Gallinago stenura)
Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago)
Jack Snipe (Lymnocryptes minimus)
Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa)
Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica)
Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus)
Eurasian Curlew (Numenius arquata)
Spotted Redshank (Tringa erythropus)
Common Redshank (Tringa totanus)
Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis)
Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia)
Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus)
Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)
Terek Sandpiper (Xenus cinereus)
Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)
Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres)
Great Knot (Calidris tenuirostris)
Sanderling (Calidris alba)
Little Stint (Calidris minuta)
Temminck's Stint (Calidris temminckii)
Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos)
Dunlin (Calidris alpina)
Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea)
Broad-billed Sandpiper (Limicola falcinellus)
Ruff (Philomachus pugnax)

Pomarine Skua (Stercorarius pomarinus)
Arctic Skua (Stercorarius parasiticus)


Sooty Gull (Larus hemprichii)
Caspian Gull (Larus cachinnans)
Heuglin's Gull (Larus heuglini)
Pallas's Gull (Larus ichthyaetus)
Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)
Slender-billed Gull (Larus genei)
Gull-billed Tern (Sterna nilotica)
Caspian Tern (Sterna caspia)
Lesser Crested Tern (Sterna bengalensis)
Great Crested Tern (Sterna bergii)
Sandwich Tern (Sterna sandvicensis)
Common Tern (Sterna hirundo)
Little Tern (Sterna albifrons)
Saunders' Tern (Sterna saundersi)
White-cheeked Tern (Sterna repressa)
Bridled Tern (Sterna anaethetus)
Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybridus)
White-winged Tern (Chlidonias leucopterus)
Brown Noddy (Anous stolidus)

Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles exustus)
Lichtenstein's Sandgrouse (Pterocles lichtensteinii)

Rock Dove (Columba livia)
Feral Pigeon (Columba livia ''feral'')
Wood Pigeon (Columba palumbus)
European Turtle Dove (Streptopelia turtur)
Laughing Dove (Streptopelia senegalensis)
Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)
Namaqua Dove (Oena capensis)

Alexandrine Parakeet (Psittacula eupatria)
Rose-ringed Parakeet (Psittacula krameri)

Common Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus)

Striated Scops-owl (Otus brucei)

Pallid Swift (Apus pallidus)

Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)
Collared Kingfisher (Todirhamphus chloris)

Little Green Bee-eater (Merops orientalis)
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater (Merops persicus)
European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster)

European Roller (Coracias garrulus)
Indian Roller (Coracias benghalensis)

Eurasian Hoopoe (Upupa epops)

Black-crowned Sparrow-lark (Eremopterix nigriceps)
Desert Lark (Ammomanes deserti)
Greater Short-toed Lark (Calandrella brachydactyla)
Crested Lark (Galerida cristata)
Eurasian Skylark (Alauda arvensis)
Oriental Skylark (Alauda gulgula)

Sand Martin (Riparia riparia)
Pale Crag-martin (Hirundo obsoleta)
Rock Martin (Hirundo fuligula)
Eurasian Swallow (Hirundo rustica)
Wire-tailed Swallow (Hirundo smithii)
Red-rumped Swallow (Hirundo daurica rufula)
House Martin (Delichon urbica)

Richard's Pipit (Anthus richardi)
Tawny Pipit (Anthus campestris)
Blyth's Pipit (Anthus godlewskii)
Long-billed Pipit (Anthus similis)
Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis)
Meadow Pipit (Anthus pratensis)
Red-throated Pipit (Anthus cervinus)
Water Pipit (Anthus spinoletta)
Buff-bellied Pipit (Anthus rubescens)
White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)
Citrine Wagtail (Motacilla citreola)
Blue-headed Wagtail (Motacilla flava)
Grey Wagtail (Motacilla cinerea)

White-spectacled Bulbul (Pycnonotus xanthopygos)
White-cheeked Bulbul (Pycnonotus leucogenys)
Red-vented Bulbul (Pycnonotus cafer)

Rufous-tailed Scrub-robin (Cercotrichas galactotes)
Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica)
Eversmann's Redstart (Phoenicurus erythronota)
Black Redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros)
Common Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus)
Whinchat (Saxicola rubetra)
Common Stonechat (Saxicola rubicola)
Siberian Stonechat (Saxicola rubicola maura)
Hooded Wheatear (Oenanthe monacha)
Hume's Wheatear (Oenanthe alboniger)
Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)
Mourning Wheatear (Oenanthe lugens)
Variable Wheatear (Oenanthe picata)
Pied Wheatear (Oenanthe pleschanka)
Black-eared Wheatear (Oenanthe hispanica)
Red-tailed Wheatear (Oenanthe xanthoprymna)
Desert Wheatear (Oenanthe deserti)
Isabelline Wheatear (Oenanthe isabellina)
Blue Rock-thrush (Monticola solitarius)
Ring Ouzel (Turdus torquatus)
Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos)

Graceful Prinia (Prinia gracilis)
Grasshopper Warbler (Locustella naevia)
Eurasian Reed-warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus)
Clamorous Reed-warbler (Acrocephalus stentoreus)
Eastern Olivaceous Warbler (Hippolais pallida)
Common Whitethroat (Sylvia communis)
Lesser Whitethroat (Sylvia curruca)
Desert Lesser Whitethroat (Sylvia minula)
Asian Desert Warbler (Sylvia nana)
Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus)
Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)
Plain Leaf-warbler (Phylloscopus neglectus)

Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata)

Arabian Babbler (Turdoides squamiceps)

Purple Sunbird (Nectarinia asiatica)

Red-backed Shrike (Lanius collurio)
Isabelline Shrike (Lanius isabellinus)
Lesser Grey Shrike (Lanius minor)
Southern Grey Shrike (Lanius meridionalis)
Woodchat Shrike (Lanius senator)
Masked Shrike (Lanius nubicus)

Ashy Drongo (Dicrurus leucophaeus)

House Crow (Corvus splendens)
Brown-necked Raven (Corvus ruficollis)

Rosy Starling (Sturnus roseus)
Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)
Asian Pied Starling (Sturnus contra)
Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis)
Bank Myna (Acridotheres ginginianus)

House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)
Yellow-throated Sparrow (Petronia xanthocollis)
Pale Rock-sparrow (Carpospiza brachydactyla)


Streaked Weaver (Ploceus manyar)

Indian Silverbill (Lonchura malabarica)

Ortolan Bunting (Emberiza hortulana)
House Bunting (Emberiza striolata)
Black-headed Bunting (Emberiza melanocephala)
Corn Bunting (Miliaria calandra)
 
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Gashead

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166 - Wood pigeon and past my previous pitiful year best. 250 still a long way off though.
 

Gashead

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200 up - Yellow-throated sparrow (Chestnut-shouldered Petronia) on the UAE/Oman border near Hatta.
 

Gashead

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The edit facility seems to have packed up...

225 Up to 25 October.

Latest additions pallid harrier, namaqua dove (a new UAE tick), black-winged pratincole (only my second ever).
 

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