Bird Species List for 1984
Bird Species List for 1984



Bird Species List for 1984

by J. Hollingworth

This list contains observations by members of the ENHG in Abu Dhabi and the United Arab Emirates in 1984. Only details of single records are given.

Key to observers/status:

GJ - Gary Jones (Das Island)
IF - Ian Foxall (Qarneyn Island)
JB - 'Bish' Brown
JH - Jenny Hollingworth
MC - Mike Crumbie
NJ - Nick Jephson
OG - Oliver Gerard
RW - Rob Western (Das Island)
(r) - resident
(r/b) - resident & breeding
(b) - breeding


Voous
No.
Species Status Observer
0009 Great Crested Grebeone, 13/11 JB/JH
0012 Black-necked Grebeone, 7/2, Abu Dhabi JB/JH
0064 Red-billed Tropicbird (r/b)
0072 Great Cormorant
0081 Socotra Cormorant (r/b)
0104 Night Heron
0107 Little Green Heron one, 29/9, Abu Dhabi OG
0119 Reef Heron (r/b)
0122 Great White Egret (r)
0123 Grey Heron (r)
0125 Purple Heron
0135 White Stork
0145 Spoonbill one, 29/10 JB/JH
0148 Greater Flamingo (r)
0185 Teal
0187 Mallard
0190 Pintail
0192 Garganey
0195 Shoveller
0248 Egyptian Vulture (r/b)
0261 Marsh Harrier
0262 Hen Harrier regular, Oarneyn, Sept./Oct. IF
0263 Pallid Harrier
0270 Sparrowhawk one, 25/4, Umm Shaif NJ
0294 Spotted Eagle
0300 Bonelli's Eagletwo, 15/9, Das GJ
0302 Osprey (r/b)
0305 Kestrel (r)
0313 Sooty Falcon
0315 Lanner Falcon one, 7/5, Das GJ
0321 Peregrine Falcon
0364 Sand Partridge
0371 Quail one, Qarneyn IF
0422 Moorhen two, 25/10, Abu Dhabi JB/JH
0434 Common Crane one, 5/10, Qarneyn IF
0451 Oystercatcher (r)
0455 Black Winged Stilt one, 25/9, Abu Dhabi JH
0459 Stone Curlew
0469 Little Ringed Plover one, 25/10, Abu Dhabi JB/JH
0470 Ringed Plover (r)
0477 Kentish Plover (r/b)
0478 Lesser Sand Plover (r)
0479 Greater Sand Plover
0483 Dotterel one, Qarneyn IF
0484 Lesser Golden Plover
0486 Grey Plover (r)
0497 Sanderling
0501 Little Stint (r)
0502 Temminck's Stint
0509 Curlew Sandpiper
0512 Dunlin
0514 Broad Billed Sandpiper One, 22/5, Abu Dhabi JB/JH
0517 Ruff
0532 Black Tailed Godwit
0534 Bar Tailed Godwit (r)
0538 Whimbrel
0541 Curlew (r)
0546 Redshank
0548 Greenshank (r)
0553 Green Sandpiper two, 2/11, Das RW
0555 Terek Sandpiper
0556 Common Sandpiper
0561 Turnstone (r)
0567 Arctic Skua
0571 Sooty Gull (r/b)
0573 Great Black-Headed Gull
0582 Black-Headed Gull
0585 Slender-Billed Gull (r)
0591 Lesser Black-Backed Gull
0592 Herring Gull
0605 Gull-Billed Tern
0606 Caspian Tern
0608 Swift Tern (b)
0609 Lesser Crested Tern (b)
0620 White-Cheeked Tern (b)
0622 Bridled Tern
0625 Saunders Little Tern (r/b)
0684 Collared Dove
0687 Turtle Dove
0690 Palm Dove (r/b)
0712 Rose-Ringed Parakeet (r/b)
0724 Cuckoo one, 16/9, Abu Dhabi OG
0738
0768 Short-Eared Owl
0778 European Night jar
0795 Swift
0830 White-Collared Kingfisher two, 22/3, Khor Kalba JH/NJ
0831 Kingfisher
0838 Little Green Bee-Eater (r/b)
0840 European Bee-Eater
0841 European Roller
0843 Indian Roller
0846 Hoopoe
0953 Black-Crowned Finchlark
0957 Desert lark
0958 Hoopoe lark
0962 Bimaculated lark one, 20/10, Qarneyn IF
0972 Crested lark
0981 Sand Martin
0990 Pale Crag Martin (r/b)
0992 Swallow
0995 Red-Rumped Swallow Qarneyn IF
1005 Tawny Pipit
1007 Long-Billed Pipit one, 1/11, Qarneyn IF
1011 Meadow Pipit one, 2/5, Das GJ
1012 Red-Throated Pipit
1017 Yellow Wagtail
1019 Grey Wagtail
1020 White Wagtail
1035 White-Cheeked Bulbul
1036 Black-Capped Bulbul four, 23/3, Jebel Safad JH/NJ
1095 Rufous Bushchat
1104 Nightingale one, Oarneyn IF
1106 Bluethroat
1117 White-Throated Robin
1121 Black Redstart Oarneyn IF
1122 Redstart
1137 Whinchat
1139 Stonechat
1144 Northern Wheatear
1146 Isabelline Wheatear
1147 Pied Wheatear
1148 Black-Eared Wheatear two, 20/3, Abu Dhabi MC
1149 Desert Wheatear
1150 Finsch's Wheatear one, 5/3, Abu Dhabi MC
1152 Red-Tailed Wheatear (r/b)
1154 Mourning Wheatear one wintering, Oarneyn IF
1156 Hume's Wheatear (r/b)
1162 Rock Thrush
1166 Blue Rock Thrush
1200 Song Thrush
1227 Graceful Warbler (r/b)
1231 Scrub Warbler three, 23/3, Jebel Safad JH/NJ
1252 Clamorous Reed Warbler
1255 Olivaceous Warbler one, 11/9, Oarneyn IF
1266 Menetrie's Warbler one, 2/3, Abu Dhabi MC
1270 Desert Warbler
1272 Orphean Warbler four, 6/4, Jebel Ali JB/JH
1273 Barred Warbler one, Oarneyn IF
1274 Lesser Whitethroat
1274b Desert Lesser Whitethroat
1275 Common Whitethroat
1277 Blackcap
1311 Chiffchaff
1335 Spotted Flycatcher
1379 Arabian Babbler
1493 Purple Sunbird
1508 Golden Oriole
1514 Isabelline Shrike
1515 Red-Backed Shrike
1519 Lesser Grey Shrike
1520 Great Grey Shrike (r/b)
1523 Woodchat Shrike
1524 Masked Shrike
1562 Indian House Crow (r/b)
1571 Brown-Necked Raven (r/b)
1582 Starling
1587 Common Mynah (r/b)
1591 House Sparrow (r/b)
1601 Pale Rock Sparrow Qarneyn IF
1616 Arabian Waxbill one, 9/4, Abu Dhabi MC
1618 Indian Silverbill six, 23/3, Jebel Safad JH/NJ
1679 Common Rosefinch one, 1/10, Qarneyn IF
1860 Rock Bunting two, 30/9, Qarneyn IF
1866 Ortolan Bunting
Mute Swan three, 12/12, Abu Dhabi MC



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