I spent a morning out in the field with Barry Corless, a keen birder from Manchester, England. He wanted to connect with a few of Qatar's species whilst out here on business. Connect he did, 15 lifers in 4 hours.
Steppe Grey Shrike. My first Autumn sighting of this species
Female Namaqua Dove
Male Black-crowned Sparrow-Lark
Daurian Shrike juvenile tbc. My first Autumn sighting of this species
Greater Short-toed Lark. There seem to be quite a few of them around at the moment
Lesser Kestrel in early morning light
My first sighting of a Female Desert Wheatear this Autumn
Other species included: Arabian Grey Shrike, Barn Swallow, European Roller, Red-wattled Lapwing, Crested Lark, Ferruginous Duck, Black-winged Stilt, Grey Francolin, Spotted Flycatcher, Collared Pratincole, Grey Heron, Western Marsh Harrier, Montagu's Harrier, Eurasian Hoopoe, Eurasian Wryneck, Yellow Wagtail, Sand Martin, Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, Rufous-tailed Scrub Robin, Lilith Owl, Common Moorhen, White-eared Bulbul and the rest.