Photos by Khaled Al Ghanem

Khaled Al Ghanem

Holds a bachelors in Geography (Kuwait University) and a Masters in Desert and Arid Zone Sciences (Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain). Has more than 15 years experience in wildlife management and conservation at Environment Public Authority, Department of Biodiversity Conservation, Division of Natural Reserves. Since 1997 his activities concentrate on monitoring, photographing and recording birds, particularly at Jahra Pool Reserve where he works as manager.

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Photos contributed
Common Quail - Juvenile
Marbled Duck
Tufted Duck (Male)
Little Grebe (Juvenile)
Glossy Ibis
Striated Heron
Eurasian Griffon Vulture
Common Moorhen (Fledgling)
Eurasian Coot
Eurasian Oystercatcher (Summer)
Spur-winged Lapwing
White-tailed Lapwing
Eurasian Golden Plover (Adult or immature winter with Northern Lapwing)
Common Ringed Plover (Spring)
Lesser Sand Plover (Breeding plumage)
Eurasian Dotterel (Immature winter)
Common Redshank (Non - breeding)
Wood Sandpiper
Sanderling (Juvenile)
Broad-billed Sandpiper (Early autumn)
Red-necked Phalarope (Spring)
Slender-billed Gull (Juveniles)
Common Black-headed Gull (Immature)
Long-eared Owl
European Roller
Eurasian Wryneck
Masked Shrike (Male)
Mesopotamian Crow
Mesopotamian Crow
Sand Martin (Juvenile)
Willow Warbler
Basra Reed Warbler
Upcher’s Warbler
Afghan Babbler
Eurasian Blackcap (Male)
Lesser Whitethroat
Ménétriés’s Warbler (Male)
Ring Ouzel (Immature winter)
White-spotted Bluethroat (Male)
White-throated Robin (Male pale variant)
Western Black Redstart (Female)
Pied Stonechat (Spring)
Northern Wheatear (Male)
Pied Wheatear (Male breeding plumage)
Spotted Flycatcher
Pale Rockfinch
Yellow-throated Sparrow (Male)
Indian Silverbill
Blue-headed Wagtail (Male)
Masked Wagtail (Spring)
Red-throated Pipit (Non-breeding)
Brambling (Non-breeding plumage)
Mongolian Finch (Spring)
Yellowhammer (Non-breeding plumage)
Rock Bunting (Non-breeding plumage)
Black-headed Bunting (Immature)