Photos by Mike Pope

Mike Pope

South African born, now resident in Kuwait with his family since October 2006, KORC Chairman since 2008 who has a passionate and long-term interest in birding, wildlife, conservation and photography. As a member of KEPS he would dearly like to see legislation in place to prohibit the continued shooting of migratory birds in Kuwait. 

Mike's old blog:

Codified in BoK book: 
Photos contributed
Eurasian Hobby
Eurasian Hobby
Saker Falcon
Macqueen’s Bustard
Macqueen’s Bustard
Water Rail
Water Rail
Water Rail
Little Crake (Male)
Little Crake (Juvenile)
Baillon’s Crake (Juvenile)
Spotted Crake (and immature Moorhen, right)
Purple Swamphen
Common Moorhen (Immature)
Common Moorhen
Eurasian Coot
Eurasian Coot
Demoiselle Crane
Eurasian Stone-curlew
Eurasian Oystercatcher
Eurasian Oystercatcher (Winter)
Crab-plover (Adult feeding juvenile)
Black-winged Stilt (Male)
Northern Lapwing
Red-wattled Lapwing (UAE)
Red-wattled Lapwing
Sociable Lapwing
Eurasian Golden Plover (Breeding plumage)
Grey Plover (Winter)
Common Ringed Plover (Non - breeding)
Little Ringed Plover (Autumn immature)
Little Ringed Plover (Breeding plumage)
Lesser Sand Plover (Breeding plumage)
Greater Sand Plover (Non - breeding)
Jack Snipe
Jack Snipe
Common Snipe
Black-tailed Godwit (Autumn)
Black-tailed Godwit (Non - breeding)
Bar-tailed Godwit (Non - breeding)
Bar-tailed Godwit
Little Curlew
Little Curlew (With Northern Lapwings and Common Starlings)
Little Curlew
Eurasian Curlew
Eurasian Curlew
Spotted Redshank (Non - breeding)
Common Redshank (Breeding plumage)
Common Redshank
Marsh Sandpiper
Marsh Sandpiper
Common Greenshank (Breeding plumage)
Green Sandpiper (Summer)
Green Sandpiper (Autumn)
Wood Sandpiper
Wood Sandpipers
Terek Sandpiper (Non - breeding)
Terek Sandpiper
Terek Sandpiper
Terek Sandpiper
Common Sandpiper (Non - breeding)
Common Sandpiper
Common Sandpiper
Ruddy Turnstone (Breeding plumage)
Red Knot
Red Knot
Sanderling (Breeding plumage)
Little Stint (Autumn)
Little Stints (Summer)
Temminck’s Stint (Early autumn)
Temminck’s Stint (Early autumn)
Pectoral Sandpiper
Curlew Sandpiper (Spring)
Dunlin (Breeding plumage)
Dunlin (Breeding plumage)
Broad-billed Sandpiper (Breeding plumage)
Ruff (Female spring)
Red-necked Phalarope (Non - breeding plumage)
Red-necked Phalarope (Spring)
Grey Phalarope (Breeding plumage)
Grey Phalarope (Breeding plumage)
Cream-coloured Courser
Collared Pratincole
Collared Pratincole
Black-winged Pratincole
Slender-billed Gull (Winter)
Common Black-headed Gull (Spring)
Common Black-headed Gull (Winter)
Great Black-headed Gull (Breeding plumage)
Great Black-headed Gull (Immature winter with Slender-billed Gulls)
Armenian Gull
Armenian Gull (immature)
Armenian Gull (Late autumn)
Heuglin’s Gull
Heuglin’s Gull (Spring)
Gull-billed Tern (Breeding plumage)