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Bird Observations

Date Range:
Jul, 1900-2025

United Arab Emirates

250 species (+35 other taxa) Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Graylag Goose  
Graylag Goose (Domestic type)  
Mute Swan  
Egyptian Goose  
Ruddy Shelduck  
Common Shelduck  
Muscovy Duck (Domestic type)  
Garganey  
Northern Shoveler  
Eurasian Wigeon  
Mallard  
Mallard (Domestic type)  
Northern Pintail  
Green-winged Teal  
dabbling duck sp.  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Common Pochard  
Ferruginous Duck  
Tufted Duck  
Helmeted Guineafowl (Domestic type)  
See-see Partridge  
Sand Partridge  
Common Quail  
Chukar  
Arabian Partridge  
Black Francolin  
Gray Francolin  
Greater Flamingo  
Lesser Flamingo  
Little Grebe  
Eared Grebe  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Rock Pigeon  
European Turtle-Dove  
Oriental Turtle-Dove  
Eurasian Collared-Dove  
Laughing Dove  
Namaqua Dove  
Pin-tailed Sandgrouse  
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse  
Lichtenstein's Sandgrouse  
Macqueen's Bustard  
Pied Cuckoo  
Asian Koel  
Egyptian Nightjar  
Pallid Swift  
swift sp.  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Eurasian Moorhen  
Eurasian Coot  
Red-knobbed Coot  
Eurasian/Red-knobbed Coot  
Eurasian x Red-knobbed Coot (hybrid)  
Gray-headed Swamphen  
swamphen sp.  
Porzana/Zapornia/Hapalocrex sp.  
Gray Crowned-Crane  
Common Crane  
Eurasian Thick-knee  
Black-winged Stilt  
Pied Avocet  
Eurasian Oystercatcher  
Black-bellied Plover  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Pacific Golden-Plover  
Spur-winged Lapwing  
Red-wattled Lapwing  
White-tailed Lapwing  
Lesser Sand-Plover  
Greater Sand-Plover  
Caspian Plover  
Kentish Plover  
Common Ringed Plover  
Little Ringed Plover  
Eurasian Dotterel  
plover sp.  
Whimbrel  
Eurasian Curlew  
Whimbrel/Eurasian Curlew  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Bar-tailed Godwit  
Black-tailed Godwit  
Ruddy Turnstone  
Ruff  
Broad-billed Sandpiper  
Curlew Sandpiper  
Temminck's Stint  
Long-toed Stint  
Red-necked Stint  
Sanderling  
Dunlin  
Little Stint  
peep sp.  
Common Snipe  
snipe sp.  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Terek Sandpiper  
Red-necked Phalarope  
Common Sandpiper  
Green Sandpiper  
Spotted Redshank  
Common Greenshank  
Marsh Sandpiper  
Wood Sandpiper  
Common Redshank  
Crab-Plover  
Cream-colored Courser  
Collared Pratincole  
Black-winged Pratincole  
shorebird sp.  
Pomarine Jaeger  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Parasitic Jaeger  
Pomarine/Parasitic Jaeger  
Long-tailed Jaeger  
Parasitic/Long-tailed Jaeger  
Sabine's Gull  
Slender-billed Gull  
Black-headed Gull  
Sooty Gull  
Lesser Black-backed Gull  
Larus sp.  
gull sp.  
Brown Noddy  
Lesser Noddy  
Sooty Tern  
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  
White-cheeked Tern  
Great Crested Tern  
Sandwich Tern  
Lesser Crested Tern  
tern sp.  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Red-billed Tropicbird  
Wilson's Storm-Petrel  
Jouanin's Petrel  
Cory's Shearwater  
Flesh-footed Shearwater  
Wedge-tailed Shearwater  
Persian Shearwater  
Black Stork  
White Stork  
Masked Booby  
Great Cormorant  
Socotra Cormorant  
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  
Striated Heron  
Black-crowned Night-Heron  
Glossy Ibis  
African Sacred Ibis  
Eurasian Spoonbill  
Osprey  
Black-winged Kite  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Egyptian Vulture  
Oriental Honey-buzzard  
European/Oriental Honey-buzzard  
Lappet-faced Vulture  
Short-toed Snake-Eagle  
Greater Spotted Eagle  
Booted Eagle  
Steppe Eagle  
Imperial Eagle  
Golden Eagle  
Bonelli's Eagle  
Eurasian Marsh-Harrier  
Pallid Harrier  
Montagu's Harrier  
Shikra  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Common Buzzard  
Long-legged Buzzard  
hawk sp.  
Barn Owl  
Eurasian Scops-Owl  
Pallid Scops-Owl  
scops-owl sp.  
Pharaoh Eagle-Owl  
Little Owl  
Eurasian Hoopoe  
Collared Kingfisher  
Green Bee-eater  
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater  
European Bee-eater  
European Roller  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Indian Roller  
Lesser Kestrel  
Eurasian Kestrel  
Amur Falcon  
Sooty Falcon  
Lanner Falcon  
Peregrine Falcon  
falcon sp.  
diurnal raptor sp.  
Alexandrine Parakeet  
Rose-ringed Parakeet  
Plum-headed Parakeet  
Budgerigar (Domestic type)  
Eurasian Golden Oriole  
Black Drongo  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Black/Ashy Drongo  
Red-backed Shrike  
Red-tailed Shrike  
Red-tailed/Isabelline Shrike  
Bay-backed Shrike  
Great Gray Shrike  
Woodchat Shrike  
House Crow  
crow sp.  
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  
Marsh Warbler  
Eurasian Reed Warbler  
Great 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
Common House-Martin  
swallow sp.  
Red-vented Bulbul  
White-spectacled Bulbul  
White-eared Bulbul  
Scrub Warbler  
Arabian Babbler  
European Starling  
Rosy Starling  
Asian Pied Starling  
Brahminy Starling  
Common Myna  
Bank Myna  
Superb Starling  
Rufous-tailed Scrub-Robin  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Thrush Nightingale  
Common Nightingale  
Isabelline Wheatear  
Hooded Wheatear  
Hume's Wheatear  
Mourning Wheatear  
Persian Wheatear  
Purple Sunbird  
Village Weaver  
Golden-backed Weaver  
Streaked Weaver  
Baya Weaver  
Black-breasted Weaver  
Southern Red Bishop  
Yellow-crowned Bishop  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Red Avadavat  
Indian Silverbill  
Scaly-breasted Munia  
House Sparrow  
Yellow-throated Sparrow  
Pale Rockfinch  
Gray Wagtail  
Western Yellow Wagtail  
Long-billed Pipit  
pipit sp.  
Trumpeter Finch  
Black-headed Canary  
Black-headed Bunting  
Red-headed Bunting  
Striolated Bunting  

KEY:| = insufficient data | = rare to widespread

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