Birds in Dubai

With the vast expanse of sand and sparse greenery one would think that there wouldn’t be much for birds in Dubai. However, Ber trees, Yellow trumpet bushes and Bougainvillea seem to be adequate to attract several species of birds, many of which are uncommon in our city homes.

Red-vented Bulbul
Red-vented Bulbul (Location: Mirdif)
White-eared Bulbul
White-eared Bulbul (Location: Mirdif)
House Sparrow
House Sparrow, female (Location: Mirdif)
House Sparrow, male (Location: Mirdif)
House Sparrow, male (Location: Mirdif)
Common Myna
Common Myna (Location: Mirdif)
Eurasian collared Dove
Eurasian Collared Dove (Location: Mirdif)
Laughing Dove
Laughing Dove (Location: Dubai Marina)
Blue Rock Pigeon (Location: Mirdif)
Blue Rock Pigeon (Location: Mirdif)
White-throated Munia (Location: Dubai Marina)
White-throated Munia (Location: Dubai Marina)
Purple Sunbird, female (Location: Mirdif)
Purple Sunbird, female (Location: Mirdif)
Purple Sunbird, male (Location: Mirdif)
Purple Sunbird, male (Location: Mirdif)

Pictures taken in Dubai, October 2014

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