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Bird Observations

Date Range:
Jun, 1900-2025

United Arab Emirates

264 species (+38 other taxa) Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Graylag Goose  
Graylag Goose (Domestic type)  
Tundra Swan  
Egyptian Goose  
Muscovy Duck (Domestic type)  
Garganey  
Northern Shoveler  
Gadwall  
Eurasian Wigeon  
Mallard  
Mallard (Domestic type)  
Northern Pintail  
Green-winged Teal  
dabbling duck sp.  
Common Pochard  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Ferruginous Duck  
Tufted Duck  
Helmeted Guineafowl (Domestic type)  
Indian Peafowl (Domestic type)  
Sand Partridge  
Common Quail  
Chukar  
Arabian Partridge  
Black Francolin  
Gray Francolin  
Greater Flamingo  
Lesser Flamingo  
Little Grebe  
Eared Grebe  
Rock Pigeon  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
European Turtle-Dove  
Eurasian Collared-Dove  
African Collared-Dove (Domestic type or Ringed Turtle-Dove)  
Laughing Dove  
Namaqua Dove  
pigeon/dove sp.  
Pin-tailed Sandgrouse  
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse  
Lichtenstein's Sandgrouse  
Macqueen's Bustard  
Common Cuckoo  
Eurasian Nightjar  
Egyptian Nightjar  
Alpine Swift  
Pallid Swift  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Common/Pallid Swift  
Little Swift  
Eurasian Moorhen  
Eurasian Coot  
Red-knobbed Coot  
Eurasian x Red-knobbed Coot (hybrid)  
Gray-headed Swamphen  
swamphen sp.  
Eurasian Thick-knee  
Black-winged Stilt  
Pied Avocet  
Eurasian Oystercatcher  
Black-bellied Plover  
Pacific Golden-Plover  
Spur-winged Lapwing  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Red-wattled Lapwing  
Sociable Lapwing  
White-tailed Lapwing  
Lesser Sand-Plover  
Greater Sand-Plover  
Kentish Plover  
Common Ringed Plover  
Little Ringed Plover  
plover sp.  
Whimbrel  
Eurasian Curlew  
Bar-tailed Godwit  
Black-tailed Godwit  
Ruddy Turnstone  
Red Knot  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Ruff  
Broad-billed Sandpiper  
Curlew Sandpiper  
Long-toed Stint  
Red-necked Stint  
Sanderling  
Dunlin  
Little Stint  
peep sp.  
Common Snipe  
Terek Sandpiper  
Red-necked Phalarope  
Common Sandpiper  
Green Sandpiper  
Spotted Redshank  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Common Greenshank  
Marsh Sandpiper  
Wood Sandpiper  
Common Redshank  
Crab-Plover  
Cream-colored Courser  
Collared Pratincole  
pratincole sp.  
shorebird sp.  
Pomarine Jaeger  
Parasitic Jaeger  
Pomarine/Parasitic Jaeger  
Long-tailed Jaeger  
Sabine's Gull  
Slender-billed Gull  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Black-headed Gull  
Sooty Gull  
Lesser Black-backed Gull  
Larus sp.  
gull sp.  
Brown Noddy  
Sooty Tern  
Bridled Tern  
Sooty/Bridled Tern  
Little Tern  
Saunders's Tern  
Little/Saunders's Tern  
Gull-billed Tern  
Caspian Tern  
White-winged Tern  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Whiskered Tern  
Common Tern  
Arctic Tern  
White-cheeked Tern  
Great Crested Tern  
Sandwich Tern  
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)  
Jouanin's Petrel  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Cory's Shearwater  
Flesh-footed Shearwater  
Wedge-tailed Shearwater  
Sooty Shearwater  
Persian Shearwater  
Black Stork  
White Stork  
Masked Booby  
Brown Booby  
Great Cormorant  
Socotra Cormorant  
cormorant sp.  
Little Bittern  
Gray Heron  
Purple Heron  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Great Egret  
Intermediate Egret  
Little Egret  
Western Reef-Heron  
Little Egret/Western Reef-Heron  
Cattle Egret  
Squacco Heron  
Indian Pond-Heron  
pond-heron sp.  
Striated Heron  
Black-crowned Night-Heron  
Glossy Ibis  
African Sacred Ibis  
Eurasian Spoonbill  
Osprey  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Black-winged Kite  
Egyptian Vulture  
Oriental Honey-buzzard  
European/Oriental Honey-buzzard  
Lappet-faced Vulture  
Short-toed Snake-Eagle  
Greater Spotted Eagle  
Booted Eagle  
Golden Eagle  
Bonelli's Eagle  
Eurasian Marsh-Harrier  
Hen Harrier  
Pallid Harrier  
Montagu's Harrier  
Shikra  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Black Kite  
Long-legged Buzzard  
hawk sp.  
Barn Owl  
Pallid Scops-Owl  
Pharaoh Eagle-Owl  
Little Owl  
Eurasian Hoopoe  
Gray-headed Kingfisher  
Collared Kingfisher  
Green Bee-eater  
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater  
European Bee-eater  
European Roller  
Indian Roller  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Lesser Kestrel  
Eurasian Kestrel  
Amur Falcon  
Sooty Falcon  
Eurasian Hobby  
Lanner Falcon  
Peregrine Falcon  
falcon sp.  
Alexandrine Parakeet  
Rose-ringed Parakeet  
Plum-headed Parakeet  
Budgerigar (Domestic type)  
Eurasian Golden Oriole  
Black Drongo  
Red-backed Shrike  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Red-tailed Shrike  
Isabelline Shrike  
Red-tailed/Isabelline Shrike  
Bay-backed Shrike  
Great Gray Shrike  
Lesser Gray Shrike  
Masked Shrike  
Woodchat Shrike  
House Crow  
Brown-necked Raven  
Greater Hoopoe-Lark  
Bar-tailed Lark  
Desert Lark  
Black-crowned Sparrow-Lark  
Greater Short-toed Lark  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Lesser Short-toed Lark  
Crested Lark  
lark sp.  
Graceful Prinia  
Sykes's Warbler  
Eastern Olivaceous Warbler  
Upcher's Warbler  
Sedge Warbler  
Marsh Warbler  
Eurasian Reed Warbler  
Clamorous Reed Warbler  
Acrocephalus sp.  
Bank Swallow  
Rock Martin  
Barn Swallow  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Red-rumped Swallow  
Common House-Martin  
swallow sp.  
Red-vented Bulbul  
Red-whiskered Bulbul  
White-spectacled Bulbul  
White-eared Bulbul  
Willow Warbler  
Scrub Warbler  
Eurasian Blackcap  
Garden Warbler  
Barred Warbler  
Greater Whitethroat  
Arabian Babbler  
European Starling  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Rosy Starling  
Asian Pied Starling  
Brahminy Starling  
Common Myna  
Bank Myna  
Superb Starling  
Spotted Flycatcher  
Rufous-tailed Scrub-Robin  
European Robin  
Common Nightingale  
Common Redstart  
Rufous-tailed Rock-Thrush  
Northern Wheatear  
Isabelline Wheatear  
Hooded Wheatear  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Pied Wheatear  
Hume's Wheatear  
White-crowned Wheatear  
wheatear sp.  
Purple Sunbird  
Village Weaver  
Golden-backed Weaver  
Streaked Weaver  
Baya Weaver  
Southern Red Bishop  
Yellow-crowned Bishop  
Euplectes sp.  
Indian Silverbill  
Scaly-breasted Munia  
House Sparrow  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Spanish Sparrow  
House x Spanish Sparrow (hybrid)  
Yellow-throated Sparrow  
Pale Rockfinch  
Gray Wagtail  
Western Yellow Wagtail  
Long-billed Pipit  
Tree Pipit  
Red-throated Pipit  
Water Pipit  
Common Rosefinch  
Trumpeter Finch  
Corn Bunting  
Ortolan Bunting  
Striolated Bunting