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Bird Observations

Date Range:
Sep, 1900-2025

United Arab Emirates

353 species (+62 other taxa) Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Graylag Goose  
Graylag Goose (Domestic type)  
Greater White-fronted Goose  
goose sp.  
Mute Swan  
Egyptian Goose  
Ruddy Shelduck  
Common Shelduck  
Muscovy Duck (Domestic type)  
Garganey  
Northern Shoveler  
Gadwall  
Eurasian Wigeon  
Mallard  
Mallard (Domestic type)  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Northern Pintail  
Green-winged Teal  
dabbling duck sp.  
Common Pochard  
Ferruginous Duck  
duck sp.  
Helmeted Guineafowl (Domestic type)  
Indian Peafowl  
Indian Peafowl (Domestic type)  
See-see Partridge  
Sand Partridge  
Common Quail  
Chukar  
Arabian Partridge  
Black Francolin  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Gray Francolin  
Ring-necked Pheasant  
Greater Flamingo  
Lesser Flamingo  
Little Grebe  
Eared Grebe  
Rock Pigeon  
European Turtle-Dove  
Oriental Turtle-Dove  
Eurasian Collared-Dove  
African Collared-Dove  
African Collared-Dove (Domestic type or Ringed Turtle-Dove)  
Laughing Dove  
Streptopelia sp.  
Namaqua Dove  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Pin-tailed Sandgrouse  
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse  
Spotted Sandgrouse  
Lichtenstein's Sandgrouse  
sandgrouse sp.  
Macqueen's Bustard  
Pied Cuckoo  
Common Cuckoo  
Eurasian Nightjar  
Egyptian Nightjar  
Caprimulgus sp.  
Alpine Swift  
Common Swift  
Pallid Swift  
Common/Pallid Swift  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Pacific Swift  
Little Swift  
Apus sp.  
swift sp.  
Corn Crake  
Spotted Crake  
Eurasian Moorhen  
Eurasian Coot  
Red-knobbed Coot  
Gray-headed Swamphen  
swamphen sp.  
Little Crake  
Baillon's Crake  
Porzana/Zapornia/Hapalocrex sp.  
Common Crane  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Eurasian Thick-knee  
Great Thick-knee  
Black-winged Stilt  
Pied Avocet  
Eurasian Oystercatcher  
Black-bellied Plover  
Pacific Golden-Plover  
golden-plover sp.  
Northern Lapwing  
Spur-winged Lapwing  
Red-wattled Lapwing  
White-tailed Lapwing  
Lesser Sand-Plover  
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  
plover sp.  
Whimbrel  
Eurasian Curlew  
Whimbrel/Eurasian Curlew  
Bar-tailed Godwit  
Black-tailed Godwit  
Ruddy Turnstone  
Great Knot  
Red Knot  
Ruff  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Broad-billed Sandpiper  
Curlew Sandpiper  
Temminck's Stint  
Long-toed Stint  
Red-necked Stint  
Sanderling  
Dunlin  
Little Stint  
Pectoral Sandpiper  
peep sp.  
Calidris sp.  
Jack Snipe  
Great Snipe  
Common Snipe  
Pin-tailed Snipe  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
snipe sp.  
Terek Sandpiper  
Red-necked Phalarope  
Common Sandpiper  
Green Sandpiper  
Spotted Redshank  
Common Greenshank  
Marsh Sandpiper  
Wood Sandpiper  
Common Redshank  
Tringa sp.  
Crab-Plover  
Cream-colored Courser  
Collared Pratincole  
Oriental Pratincole  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Black-winged Pratincole  
pratincole sp.  
shorebird sp.  
Pomarine Jaeger  
Parasitic Jaeger  
Pomarine/Parasitic Jaeger  
Long-tailed Jaeger  
Parasitic/Long-tailed Jaeger  
jaeger sp.  
Slender-billed Gull  
Black-headed Gull  
Little Gull  
White-eyed Gull  
Sooty Gull  
Pallas's Gull  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Caspian Gull  
Lesser Black-backed Gull  
Larus sp.  
gull sp.  
Brown Noddy  
Lesser Noddy  
Sooty Tern  
Bridled Tern  
Little Tern  
Saunders's Tern  
Little/Saunders's Tern  
Gull-billed Tern  
Caspian Tern  
Black Tern  
White-winged Tern  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Whiskered Tern  
Roseate Tern  
Common Tern  
White-cheeked Tern  
Great Crested Tern  
Sandwich Tern  
Lesser Crested Tern  
tern sp.  
Red-billed Tropicbird  
Wilson's Storm-Petrel  
Swinhoe's Storm-Petrel  
Oceanodroma sp.  
Jouanin's Petrel  
Cory's Shearwater  
Flesh-footed Shearwater  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Persian Shearwater  
Black Stork  
White Stork  
Yellow-billed Stork  
Masked Booby  
Great Cormorant  
Socotra Cormorant  
Great White Pelican  
Great Bittern  
Little Bittern  
Gray Heron  
Purple Heron  
Great Egret  
Little Egret  
Western Reef-Heron  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Little Egret/Western Reef-Heron  
Cattle Egret  
white egret sp.  
Squacco Heron  
Indian Pond-Heron  
pond-heron sp.  
Striated Heron  
Black-crowned Night-Heron  
Glossy Ibis  
African Sacred Ibis  
Eurasian Spoonbill  
Osprey  
Black-winged Kite  
Egyptian Vulture  
European Honey-buzzard  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Oriental Honey-buzzard  
European/Oriental Honey-buzzard  
Lappet-faced Vulture  
Eurasian Griffon  
Short-toed Snake-Eagle  
Greater Spotted Eagle  
Booted Eagle  
Steppe Eagle  
Imperial Eagle  
Golden Eagle  
Bonelli's Eagle  
White-eyed Buzzard  
Eurasian Marsh-Harrier  
Hen Harrier  
Pallid Harrier  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Montagu's Harrier  
Pallid/Montagu's Harrier  
harrier sp.  
Shikra  
Eurasian Sparrowhawk  
Accipiter sp.  
Black Kite  
Common Buzzard  
Long-legged Buzzard  
Buteo sp.  
hawk sp.  
Barn Owl  
Eurasian Scops-Owl  
Pallid Scops-Owl  
Pharaoh Eagle-Owl  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Little Owl  
Eurasian Hoopoe  
Common Kingfisher  
Collared Kingfisher  
Pied Kingfisher  
Green Bee-eater  
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater  
European Bee-eater  
European Roller  
Indian Roller  
Eurasian Wryneck  
Lesser Kestrel  
Eurasian Kestrel  
Lesser/Eurasian Kestrel  
Red-footed Falcon  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Amur Falcon  
Sooty Falcon  
Eurasian Hobby  
Lanner Falcon  
Peregrine Falcon  
falcon sp.  
Alexandrine Parakeet  
Rose-ringed Parakeet  
Budgerigar (Domestic type)  
Eurasian Golden Oriole  
Black Drongo  
Red-backed Shrike  
Red-tailed Shrike  
Isabelline Shrike  
Red-tailed/Isabelline Shrike  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Bay-backed Shrike  
Great Gray Shrike  
Lesser Gray Shrike  
Masked Shrike  
Woodchat Shrike  
shrike sp.  
House Crow  
Brown-necked Raven  
Greater Hoopoe-Lark  
Bar-tailed Lark  
Desert Lark  
Black-crowned Sparrow-Lark  
Greater Short-toed Lark  
Lesser Short-toed Lark  
Eurasian Skylark  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Oriental Skylark  
Crested Lark  
lark sp.  
Graceful Prinia  
Sykes's Warbler  
Booted/Sykes's Warbler  
Eastern Olivaceous Warbler  
Upcher's Warbler  
Icterine Warbler  
Hippolais sp.  
Moustached Warbler  
Sedge Warbler  
Blyth's Reed Warbler  
Marsh Warbler  
Eurasian Reed Warbler