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Bird Observations

Date Range:
Jan-Dec, 1900-2025

United Arab Emirates

501 species (+115 other taxa) Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Graylag Goose
Graylag Goose (Domestic type)
Swan Goose (Domestic type)
Greater White-fronted Goose
Lesser White-fronted Goose
goose sp.
Mute Swan
Black Swan
Tundra Swan
Whooper Swan
Egyptian Goose
Ruddy Shelduck
South African Shelduck
Common Shelduck
Muscovy Duck (Domestic type)
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Cotton Pygmy-Goose
Mandarin Duck
Baikal Teal
Garganey
Northern Shoveler
Gadwall
Falcated Duck
Eurasian Wigeon
Mallard
Mallard (Domestic type)
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
dabbling duck sp.
Marbled Teal
Red-crested Pochard
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Common Pochard
Ferruginous Duck
Tufted Duck
Ferruginous x Tufted Duck (hybrid)
Greater Scaup
Red-breasted Merganser
duck sp.
Helmeted Guineafowl
Helmeted Guineafowl (Domestic type)
Indian Peafowl
Indian Peafowl (Domestic type)
See-see Partridge
Sand Partridge
Common Quail
Chukar
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Arabian Partridge
Red-necked Francolin
Black Francolin
Gray Francolin
Ring-necked Pheasant
Greater Flamingo
Lesser Flamingo
Little Grebe
Great Crested Grebe
Eared Grebe
Rock Pigeon
Speckled Pigeon
Stock Dove
Common Wood-Pigeon
European Turtle-Dove
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Oriental Turtle-Dove
Eurasian Collared-Dove
African Collared-Dove
African Collared-Dove (Domestic type or Ringed Turtle-Dove)
Red Collared-Dove
Laughing Dove
Streptopelia sp.
Namaqua Dove
pigeon/dove sp.
Pin-tailed Sandgrouse
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse
Spotted Sandgrouse
Black-bellied Sandgrouse
Lichtenstein's Sandgrouse
sandgrouse sp.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Houbara Bustard
Macqueen's Bustard
Little Bustard
Great Spotted Cuckoo
Pied Cuckoo
Asian Koel
Common Cuckoo
Eurasian Nightjar
Egyptian Nightjar
Sykes's Nightjar
Caprimulgus sp.
nightjar sp.
Alpine Swift
Common Swift
Pallid Swift
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Common/Pallid Swift
Pacific Swift
Little Swift
Apus sp.
large swift sp.
swift sp.
Water Rail
Corn Crake
Spotted Crake
Eurasian Moorhen
Eurasian Coot
Red-knobbed Coot
Eurasian/Red-knobbed Coot
Eurasian x Red-knobbed Coot (hybrid)
African Swamphen
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Gray-headed Swamphen
swamphen sp.
Watercock
White-breasted Waterhen
Little Crake
Baillon's Crake
Porzana/Zapornia/Hapalocrex sp.
Gray Crowned-Crane
Demoiselle Crane
Common Crane
Eurasian Thick-knee
Spotted Thick-knee
Great Thick-knee
Black-winged Stilt
Pied Avocet
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Eurasian Oystercatcher
Black-bellied Plover
European Golden-Plover
Pacific Golden-Plover
golden-plover sp.
Black-bellied Plover/golden-plover sp.
Northern Lapwing
Spur-winged Lapwing
Red-wattled Lapwing
Sociable Lapwing
White-tailed Lapwing
Lesser Sand-Plover
Greater Sand-Plover
Lesser/Greater Sand-Plover
Caspian Plover
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Kittlitz's Plover
Kentish Plover
Common Ringed Plover
Little Ringed Plover
Eurasian Dotterel
small plover sp.
plover sp.
Greater Painted-Snipe
Pheasant-tailed Jacana
Whimbrel
Eurasian Curlew
Whimbrel/Eurasian Curlew
curlew sp.
Bar-tailed Godwit
Black-tailed Godwit
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
godwit sp.
Ruddy Turnstone
Great Knot
Red Knot
Ruff
Broad-billed Sandpiper
Curlew Sandpiper
Temminck's Stint
Long-toed Stint
Red-necked Stint
Sanderling
Dunlin
Little Stint
White-rumped Sandpiper
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Pectoral Sandpiper
peep sp.
Calidris sp.
Long-billed Dowitcher
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher
Jack Snipe
Eurasian Woodcock
Great Snipe
Common Snipe
Pin-tailed Snipe
snipe sp.
Terek Sandpiper
Wilson's Phalarope
Red-necked Phalarope
Red Phalarope
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Common Sandpiper
Green Sandpiper
Spotted Redshank
Common Greenshank
Lesser Yellowlegs
Marsh Sandpiper
Wood Sandpiper
Common Redshank
Tringa sp.
Crab-Plover
Cream-colored Courser
Collared Pratincole
Oriental Pratincole
Black-winged Pratincole
Small Pratincole
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
pratincole sp.
shorebird sp.
skua sp.
Pomarine Jaeger
Parasitic Jaeger
Pomarine/Parasitic Jaeger
Long-tailed Jaeger
Parasitic/Long-tailed Jaeger
jaeger sp.
Black-legged Kittiwake
Sabine's Gull
Slender-billed Gull
Black-headed Gull
Brown-headed Gull
Little Gull
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Franklin's Gull
Mediterranean Gull
White-eyed Gull
Sooty Gull
Pallas's Gull
Mew Gull
Caspian Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Larus sp.
gull sp.
Brown Noddy
Lesser Noddy
Sooty Tern
Bridled Tern
Sooty/Bridled Tern
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Little Tern
Saunders's Tern
Little/Saunders's Tern
Gull-billed Tern
Caspian Tern
Black Tern
White-winged Tern
Whiskered Tern
Roseate Tern
Common Tern
Arctic Tern
White-cheeked Tern
Sterna sp.
Great Crested Tern
Sandwich Tern
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Lesser Crested Tern
tern sp.
Red-billed Tropicbird
Wilson's Storm-Petrel
Leach's Storm-Petrel
Swinhoe's Storm-Petrel
Oceanodroma sp.
storm-petrel sp. (white-rumped)
storm-petrel sp.
Jouanin's Petrel
Cory's Shearwater
Flesh-footed Shearwater
Wedge-tailed Shearwater
Sooty Shearwater
Persian Shearwater
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
shearwater sp.
Procellariid sp.
Black Stork
White Stork
Yellow-billed Stork
frigatebird sp.
Masked Booby
Brown Booby
Red-footed Booby
booby sp.
Great Cormorant
Socotra Cormorant
cormorant sp.
Great White Pelican
Pink-backed Pelican
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Dalmatian Pelican
Great Bittern
Little Bittern
Cinnamon Bittern
Gray Heron
Purple Heron
Great Egret
Intermediate Egret
Little Egret
Western Reef-Heron
Little Egret/Western Reef-Heron