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General Site Description:
An artificial island (actually a peninsula) with mature habitat in the form of trees and shrubs with an inland beach on the eastern side and tidal gates on the north and southern end. It is a public area, with pedestrian access by purchased tickets and can get very crowded on weekends when weather is favourable.
This is the prime site for Hypocolius in winter and in Spring the flowering and fruiting habitat are great attractors for passerine migrants. Some migrants of significance include Pallid Scops Owl, Dark-throated Thrush, Eurasian Golden Oriole, Basra Reed Warbler, Semi-collared Flycatcher, Western Osprey and Corn Crake. A variety of Gulls, Terns and Herons can be found on the Arabian Gulf side of the island.
Both White-eared and Red-vented Bulbuls breed in Green Island together with some of the other urban resident species. More recently Ruppells Weaver has established itself in this location and has started breeding successfully.
No other biodiversity of interest
Consider proposing an Environmental Information Board highlighting some of the resident and migratory birds at this site.