I saw birds mostly in the wildlife park in Al Areen. Unfortunately, they had no signs showing the names of the birds. I was not able to identify all birds.

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Birds in Bahrain

Calidris alpina
Dunlin (Calidris alpina, german: Alpenstrand­läufer, french: Bécasseau variable) in winter plumage. (647k)
Pycnonotus leucotis
White-eared Bulbuls (Pycnonotus leucotis, german: Weißohrbülbül, french: Bulbul à oreillons blancs), adult on right, juvenile on left. (1092k)
Pycnonotus leucotis
White-eared Bulbul (Pycnonotus leucotis, german: Weißohrbülbül, french: Bulbul à oreillons blancs). (719k)
Galerida cristata
Crested Lark (Galerida cristata, german: Haubenlerche, french: Cochevis huppé). (2.1M)
Streptopelia decaocto
Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto, german: Türkentaube, french: Tourterelle turque). (906k)
Spilopelia senegalensis senegalensis
Southern Laughing Dove (Spilopelia senegalensis senegalensis, german: Palmtaube, french: Tourterelle maillée). (585k)
 Unidentified Dove Zoo
?? Unidentified Dove in the zoo. (1062k)
Acridotheres tristis
Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis, german: Hirtenmaina, french: Martin triste). (813k)
Alectoris chukar
Chukar Partridge (Alectoris chukar, german: Chukarhuhn, french: Perdrix choukar) in the zoo. (989k)
Alectoris barbara
Barbary Partridge (Alectoris barbara, german: Felsenhuhn, french: Perdrix gambra) in the zoo. (765k)
Alectoris chukar
White Chukar Partridge (Alectoris chukar, german: Chukarhuhn, french: Perdrix choukar), a rare genetic variant, in the zoo. (687k)
Pternistis swainsonii
Swainson's Francolin (Pternistis swainsonii, french: Francolin de Swainson) in the zoo. (686k)
Acryllium vulturinum
Vulturine Guineafowl (Acryllium vulturinum, german: Geierperlhuhn, french: Pintade vulturine) in the zoo. (835k)
Numida meleagris
White Guineafowl (Numida meleagris, german: Helmperlhuhn, french: Pintade de Numidie) in the zoo. It is a domesticated white race of the Helmeted Guineafowl. (1174k)
Dendrocygna viduata
White-faced Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna viduata, german: Witwenpfeifgans, french: Dendrocygne veuf) in the zoo. (1141k)
Cairina moschata
Muscovy Duck (Cairina moschata, german: Moschusente, french: Canard musqué) in the zoo. (1108k)
Aythya marila
Female Greater Scaups (Aythya marila, german: Bergente, french: Fuligule milouinan) in the zoo. (904k)
Anas erythrorhyncha
Red-billed Teal (Anas erythrorhyncha, german: Rotschnabelente, french: Canard à bec rouge) in the zoo. (795k)
Anser caerulescens
Blue morph of Snow Goose (Anser caerulescens, german: Schneegans, french: Oie des neiges), and White-faced Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna viduata, german: Witwenpfeifgans, french: Dendrocygne veuf), front, in the zoo. (929k)
Cereopsis novaehollandiae
Cape Barren Goose (Cereopsis novaehollandiae, german: Hühnergans, french: Céréopse cendré) in the zoo. (1015k)
Branta canadensis
Canada Geese (Branta canadensis, german: Kanadagans, french: Bernache du Canada) in the zoo. (814k)
Cygnus cygnus
Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus, german: Singschwan, french: Cygne chanteur) in the zoo. (823k)
Threskiornis aethiopicus
African Sacred Ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus, german: Heiliger Ibis, french: Ibis sacré) in the zoo. (830k)
Plegadis ridgwayi
Puna Ibis (Plegadis ridgwayi, german: Schmalschnabel­sichler, french: Ibis de Ridgway) in the zoo. (789k)
Threskiornis aethiopicus
Nesting African Sacred Ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus, german: Heiliger Ibis, french: Ibis sacré). (831k)
Ciconia ciconia
White Stork (Ciconia ciconia, german: Weißstorch, french: Cigogne blanche) in the zoo. (879k)
Balearica regulorum
Grey Crowned Crane (Balearica regulorum, german: Südafrika-Kronenkranich, french: Grue royale) in the zoo. (1109k)
Phoenicopterus roseus
Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus, german: Rosaflamingo, french: Flamant rose) in the zoo. (1091k)
Pelecanus onocrotalus
Great White Pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus, german: Rosapelikan, french: Pélican blanc) in the zoo. (978k)
Falco peregrinus
Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus, german: Wanderfalke, french: Faucon pèlerin) in the falconry. (619k)
Falco tinnunculus
Female Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus, german: Turmfalke, french: Faucon crécerelle) in the falconry. (651k)
Gyps fulvus
Eurasian Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus, german: Gänsegeier, french: Vautour fauve) in the zoo. (741k)
Terathopius ecaudatus
Bateleur Eagle (Terathopius ecaudatus, german: Gaukler, french: Bateleur des savanes) in the zoo. (757k)
Dromaius novaehollandiae
Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae, german: Großer Emu, french: Émeu d'Australie) in the zoo. (1130k)
Struthio camelus
Common Ostrich (Struthio camelus, german: Afrikanischer Strauß, french: Autruche d'Afrique) in the zoo. (967k)

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