Combined Bird List

The list below is a combined list of all the birds identified on all the campuses. To see individual school or college lists click the college names below.

The birds below are listed alphabetically by common name, followed by the latin name as named in Porter, Richard, and Simon Aspinall, Birds of the Middle East. Second ed. London: Christopher Helm, 2010 Next to the bird's name are the campuses where the bird has been positively identified. If photos of the bird on that campus are available the campus code will be a green link to those photos.

 

DMC - Dubai Men's College

UCS - University City Sharjah

DWC - Dubai Women's College

FWC - Fujairah Women's College

ADWC - Abu Dhabi Women's College

SES - Sharjah English School

Arabian Babbler (Turdoides squamiceps) UCS

 

Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) DMC

 

Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus) DMC UCS

 

Bluethroat (Luscinia svecica) DMC UCS

 

Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis) DMC UCS

 

Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles exustus) DMC

 

Citrine Wagtail (Motacilla citreola) DMC

 

Clamorous Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus stentoreus) UCS

 

Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto) DMC UCS DWC FHC ADWC

 

Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) DMC

 

Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis) DMC UCS FHC ADWC

 

Common Sandpiper (Tringa hypoleucos) DMC

 

Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago) DMC

 

Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) UCS

 

Crested Lark (Galerida cristata) DMC UCS

 

Desert Wheatear (Oenanthe deserti) DMC

 

Eurasian Hoopoe (Upupa epops) DMC UCS FHC SES

 

Eurasian Skylark (Alauda arvensis) DMC

 

Graceful Prinia (Prinia gracilis) DMC UCS

 

Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus) DMC

 

Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) DMC

 

Green Bee-eater (Merops orientalis) DMC UCS

 

Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus) DMC

 

Grey Francolin (Francolinus pondicerianus) DMC UCS

 

Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea) DMC

 

House Crow (Corvus splendens) DMC UCS FHC

 

House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) DMC UCS ADWC

 

Indian Roller (Coracias benghalensis) DMC UCS FHC

 

Indian Silverbill (Lonchura malabarica) DMC DWC UCS

 

Isabelline shrike / Daurian Shrike (Lanius isabellinus) DMC

 

Isabelline Wheatear (Oenanthe isabellina) DMC UCS

 

Kentish Plover / Snowy Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus) DMC

 

Laughing Dove (Streptopelia senegalensis) DMC UCS ADWC

 

Little / Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius) DMC

 

Oriental Sky Lark (Alauda gulgula) DMC

 

Ortolan Bunting (Emberiza hortulana) DMC

 

Pale Crag-Martin (Hirundo obsoleta) DMC UCS

 

Pallid Swift (Apus pallidus) DMC

 

Pied Myna (Sturnus contra) UCS

 

Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea) DMC

 

Purple Sunbird (Nectarinia asiatica) DMC UCS ADWC

 

Red-backed Shrike (Lanius collurio) DMC

 

Red-throated Pipit (Anthus cervinus) DMC

 

Red-vented Bulbul (Pycnonotus cafer) DMC UCS DWC ADWC

 

Red-wattled Lapwing (Vanellus indicus) DMC UCS

 

Rock Dove / Feral Pigeon (Columba livia) DMC UCS FHC ADWC

 

Rose-ringed Parakeet (Psittacula krameri) DMC UCS FHC ADWC

 

Sedge Warbler (Acrocephalus schoenobaenus) DMC

 

Shikra (Accipiter badius) DMC

 

Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos) UCS

 

Southern Grey Shrike (Lanius meridionalis) DMC UCS

 

Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata) DMC

 

Superb Starling (Laprotornis supurbus) UCS

 

Tawny Pipit (Anthus campestris) DMC

 

Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida) UCS

 

White-eared Bulbul (Pycnonotus leucotis) DMC UCS DWC ADWC

 

White-tailed Lapwing (Vanellus leucurus) DMC UCS

 

White Wagtail (Motacilla alba) DMC UCS ADWC

 

Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava) DMC

Participate:

Contact us if you'd like your campus to be part of this project and we will add your bird list and photos. Alternatively, if your campus is already listed just send us your pictures.