Update to Qatar List

The Qatar Bird List has been updated to 2020. This is the first major update since 2016. The following species have been added, bringing the total number of bird taxa for Qatar to 338. Species added, with their year of their first record, are as follows:

SpeciesScientific NameYear
Lesser FlamingoPhoeniconaias minor 2013
Long-tailed DuckClangula hyemalis2016
Indian Pond Heron Ardeola grayii2016
Moustached Warbler Acrocephalus melanopogon2016
Allen’s Gallinule Porphyrio alleni2017
ShikraAccipiter (badius) cenchroides2017
Pin-Tailed SnipeGallinago stenura2017
Brown-necked RavenCorvus ruficollis2017
Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix 2017
Basra Reed WarblerAcrocephalus griseldis2017
Calandra LarkMelanocorypha calandra 2018
Greater Painted-Snipe Rostratula [benghalensis] benghalensis 2019
Griffon VultureGyps fulvus2020
Ashy / Black Drongo Edolius macrocercus/ E. leucophaeus2020
Stock Dove Columba oenas oenas2020
Purple Sunbird Cinnyris asiaticus2020
Updates to Qatar List, 2020