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United Arab Emirates

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Montagu’s Harrier in the United Arab Emirates: Photo by Mohamed Almazrouei

Welcome to our guide to the birds of the United Arab Emirates! This Middle Eastern nation features a variety of striking landscapes, including sweeping deserts, coastal mangroves, and oases, providing habitats for a diverse array of bird species. The UAE is also a key location for migratory birds, making it a rewarding destination for birdwatchers. In this section, you’ll explore our curated guides that highlight the avian wonders of the United Arab Emirates. Whether you’re observing raptors soaring over the desert or exploring the creeks and lagoons, we invite you to delve into our guides and immerse yourself in the fascinating world of Emirati birds.