Just back from a highly successful winter tour in Kuwait with a very happy tour group.
In 6 days birding the highlights included Indian Roller, Buff-bellied Pipit (japonicus), Persian Wheatear, Finsch's Wheatear, Eastern Mourning Wheatear, MacQueen's Bustard, Dunn's Lark, Black-crowned Finch-lark, Swift Tern, Hypocolious, Crab Plover, Hume's Warbler, Asian Desert Warbler, Eastern Imperial Eagle, Greater Spotted Eagle and Shikra. Not to mention finding only the 6th Med Gull for Kuwait!
Full illustrated trip report to follow.
Persian Wheatear, a new WP bird for me