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Terek Sandpiper in Qatar: Photo by Sharif Uddin

Welcome to our guide to the birds of Qatar! This Middle Eastern country is known for its unique desert landscapes, coastal regions along the Persian Gulf, and urban environments, which provide a variety of habitats for bird species. Despite its small size, Qatar is home to a surprising range of birds and is an excellent spot for birdwatchers. In this section, you’ll explore our curated guides that highlight the avian wonders of Qatar. From the graceful flight of the Lesser Flamingo in the inland waters to the striking beauty of the hoopoe in the desert oases, Qatar’s birdlife offers a captivating glimpse into the country’s natural beauty. Whether you’re observing migratory birds along the Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary or exploring the mangroves at Al Thakira, we invite you to delve into our guides and immerse yourself in the fascinating world of Qatari birds.