Bulletin 5 - July 1978: A List of Bird Species Recorded on Abu Dhabi Island 1977



A List of Bird Species Recorded on Abu Dhabi Island 1977

by M. A. Hollingworth

Cormorant Phalacrocorax Carbo
Socotra Cormorant Phalacrocorax Nigrogularis
Little Bittern Ixobrychus Minutus
Night Heron Nycticorax Nycticorax
Western Reef Heron Egretta Gularis
Little Egret Egretta Garzetta
Great White Egret Egretta Alba
Grey Heron Ardea Cinerea
Purple Heron Ardea Purpurea
Black Stork Ciconia Nigra
Glossy Ibis Plegadis Falcinellus
Spoonbill Platalea Leucorodia
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus Ruber
Grey Lag Goose Anser Anser
Wigeon Anas Penelope
Teal Anas Crecca
Pintail Anas Acuta
Garganey Anas Querquedula
Shoveler Anas Clypeata
Pochard Anthya Ferina
Lammergeier Gypaetus Barbatus
Marsh Harrier Circus Aeruginosus
Pallid Harrier Circus Macrourus
Long Legged Buzzard Buteo Rufinus
Osprey Pandion Haliaetus
Kestrel Falco Tinnunculus
Sooty Falcon Falco Concolor
Peregrine Falcon Falco Peregrinus
Black Francolin Francolinus Francolinus
Baillon's Crake Porzana Pusilla
Moorhen Gallinula Chloropus
Coot Fulica Atra
Oystercatcher Haematopus Ostralegus
Black-Winged Stilt Himantopus Himantopus
Stone Curlew Burhinus Oedicnemus
Pratincole Glareola Pratincola
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius Dubius
Ringed Plover Charadrius Hiaticula
Kentish Plover Charadrius Alexandrius
Lesser Sand Plover Charadrius Mongolus
Greater Sand Plover Charadrius Leschenaultii
Lesser Golden Plover Pluvialis Dominica
Golden Plover Pluvialis Apricaria
Grey Plover Pluvialis Squatarola
White Tailed Plover Vanellus Leucurus
Knot Calidris Canutus
Sanderling Calidris Alba
Little Stint Calidris Minuta
Temminck's Stint Calidris Temminckii
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris Ferruginea
Dunlin Calidris Alpina
Broad-Billed Sandpiper Limicola Falcinellus
Ruff Philomachus Pugnax
Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes Minimus
Snipe Gallinago Gallinago
Great Snipe Gallinago Media
Pintail Snipe Gallinago Stenura
Black-Tailed Godwit Limosa Limosa
Bar-Tailed Godwit Limosa Lapponica
Whimbrel Numenius Phaeopus
Curlew Numenius Arquata
Spotted Redshank Tringa Erythropus
Redshank Tringa Totanus
Greenshank Tringa Nebularia
Green Sandpiper Tringa Ochropus
Wood Sandpiper Tringa Glareola
Terek Sandpiper Tringa Cinereus
Common Sandpiper Tringa Hypoleucos
Turnstone Arenaria Interpres
Red-Necked Phalarope Phalaropus Lobatus
Arctic Skua Stercorarius Parasiticus
Hemprich's Gull Larus Hemprichii
Great Black-Headed Gull Larus Ichthyaetus
Blackheaded Gull Larus Ridibundus
Slender-Billed Gull Larus Genei
Lesser Black-Backed Gull Larus Fuscus
Herring Gull Larus Argentatus
Gull-Billed Tern Gelochelidon Nilotica
Caspian Tern ydroprogne Tschegrava
Swift Tern Sterna Bergii
Lesser Crested Tern Sterna Bengalensis
Sandwich Tern Sterna Sandvicensis
Common Tern Sterna Hirundo
White-Cheeked Tern Sterna Repressa
Bridled Tern Sterna Anaethetus
Little Tern Sterna Albifrons
Sauders' Little Tern Sterna Saudersi
White-Winged Black Tern Chlidonias Leucopterus
Collared Dove Streptopelia Decaocto
Turtle Dove Streptopelia Turtur
Rufous Turtle Dove Streptopelia Orientalis
Laughing Dove Streptopelia Senegalensis
Rose Ringed Parakeet Psittacula Krameri
Night jar Caprimulgus Europaeus
Pallid Swift Apus pallidus
Kingfisher Alcedo Atthis
Beeeater Merops Apiaster
Roller Coracias Garrulus
Indian Roller Coracias Benghalensis
Hoopoe Upupa Epops
Wryneck Jynx Torquilla
Sand Martin Riparia Riparia
Crag Martin Hirundo Rupestris
Swallow Hirundo Rustica
Red-Rumped Swallow Hirundo Daurica
Black-Crowned Finch Lark Eremopterix Nigriceps
Hoopoe Lark Alaemon Alaudipes
Short-Toed Lark Calendrella Cinerea
Lesser Short Toed Lark Calendrella Rufescens
Crested Lark Galerida Cristata
Skylark Alauda Arvensis
Tawny Pipit Anthus Campestris
Tree Pipit Anthus Trivialis
Olive Backed Pipit Anthus Hodgsoni
Meadow Pipit Anthus Pratensis
Red-Throated Pipit Anthus Cervinus
Water Pipit Anthus Spinoletta
Yellow Wagtail Motacilla Flava
Citrine Wagtail Motacilla Citreola
Gray Wagtail Motacilla Cinerea
White Wagtail Motacilla Alba
Red-Backed Shrike Lanius Collurio Collurio
Red-Tailed Shrike Lanius Collurio Phoenicuroides
Isabelline Shrike Lanius Collurio Isabellinus
Masked Shrike Lanius Nubicus
Great Grey Shrike Lanius Excubitor
Golden Oriole Oriolus Oriolus
Starling Sturnus Vulgaris
Common Mynah Acridotheres Tristis
Bulbul Pycnonotus Barbatus
White-eared Bulbul Pycnonotus Leucotis
Red-Vented Bulbul Pycnonotus Gaier
Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus Schoenobaenus
Reed Warbler Acrocephalus Scirpaceus
Clamorous Reed Warbler Acrocephalus Stentoreus
Olivaceous Warbler Hippolais Pallida
Garden Warbler Sylvia Borin
Whitethroat Sylvia Communis
Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia Corruca
Desert Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia Minula
Desert Warbler Sylvia Nana
Menetries Warbler Sylvia Mystacea
Willow Warbler Phylloscopus Trochilus
Chiffchaff Phylloscopus Collybita
Graceful Prinia Prinia Gracilis
Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa Striata
Whinchat Saxicola Rubetra
Stonechat Saxicola Torquata
Wheatear Oenathe Oenathe
Pied Wheater Oenanthe Pleschanka
Desert Wheatear Oenanthe Deserti
Hume's Wheatear Oenanthe Alboniger
Rufous Bush Robin Cercotrichas Galaetotes
Rock Thrush Monticola Saxatilis
Blue Rock Thrush Monticola Solitarius
Redstart Phoenicurus Phoenicurus
Bluethroat Luscinia Svevica
Whitethroated Robin Irania Gutturalis
Black-Throated Thrush Turdus Ruficollis
Song Thrush Turdus Philomelos
Purple Sunbird Nectarinia Asiatica
House Sparrow Passer Domesticus
Spanish Sparrow Passer Hispaniolensis
Brambling Fringilla Montifringilla
Siskin Carduelis Spinus
Linnet Acanthis Cannabina
Scarlet Rosefinch Carpodacus Erythrinus
Corn Bunting Emberiza Calandra
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza Hortulana

 


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