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Saudi Arabia

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Asir Magpie, Saudi Arabia’s one endemic bird: Photo by Mansur Al-Fahad

Welcome to our guide to the birds of Saudi Arabia! Known for its vast deserts, rugged mountains, and extensive coastlines along the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf, Saudi Arabia offers diverse habitats for a wide range of bird species. Despite its arid environment, the country is home to an impressive array of birds, making it an intriguing destination for birdwatchers. In this section, you’ll explore our curated guides that highlight the avian wonders of Saudi Arabia. From the elegant Arabian Bustard in the desert plains to the colorful plumage of the Abyssinian Roller in the oases, Saudi Arabia’s birdlife offers a captivating glimpse into the country’s natural beauty. Whether you’re observing flamingos in the wetlands of Jubail or exploring the mountains of Asir, we invite you to delve into our guides and immerse yourself in the fascinating world of Saudi Arabian birds.