Returning Waders – Jubail

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The number of waders in the Jubail area is increasing with one or two quite unusual species being seen. An early was an unusual sighting by a small area of water alongside a track as was the well marked seen previously that is still in the same area.

More usual waders included good numbers of Kentish Plovers, Black-winged Stilts and Common Redshanks with smaller numbers of Little Stints, , and Green Sandpipers.

Wader numbers should start building up over the next few weeks as migration gets into full swing.

Broad-billed Sandpiper
Common Snipe
Ruff

 

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Jem Babbington

Jem Babbington

Jem Babbington is a keen birder and amateur photographer located in Dhahran, Eastern Saudi Arabia where he goes birding every day. Jem was born in England and is a serious local patch and local area birder who has been birding for almost forty years and has birded in more than fifty countries. Jem is learning to ring birds in Bahrain as a perfect way to learn more about the birds of the area. Saudi Arabia is a very much under-watched and under-recorded country.

Jem Babbington

Jem Babbington

Jem Babbington is a keen birder and amateur photographer located in Dhahran, Eastern Saudi Arabia where he goes birding every day. Jem was born in England and is a serious local patch and local area birder who has been birding for almost forty years and has birded in more than fifty countries. Jem is learning to ring birds in Bahrain as a perfect way to learn more about the birds of the area. Saudi Arabia is a very much under-watched and under-recorded country.

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