For his part, Secretary General of the team, Saad Al-Nouri said that the team has been distributed in several places on Kuwait coast, and began monitoring different species of sea birds that varied between Flamingo, Gray Heron
, Great Egret, and different kinds of gulls.
The 2013 census identified 14 migratory species including little egrets, intermediate egrets, great egrets, gray heron
, common teal, northern shoveler, tufted duck, common kingfishers, common sandpiper, wood sandpiper, northern pintail, garganey, whiskered tern and the eagle-like eastern marsh harrier.
First place in the Airbus bio-diversity competition went to Richard Steel's picture of a Redstart (main) with second prize going to Mary Hughes' close-up of a bee (above) Honourable mentions go to a Gray Heron
pictured by Climeri (far left), snail eating his lunch by myrddinto, a butterly on a flower by by celtic_nomad and a caterpillar hanging on for dear life by Fairy_Nuff (right)