Fairly common in the gardens or at the golf course in small busy flocks. Usually associated with tall grasses. Not recorded for most of the first 2 years but has been resident since then. Note the fine barring on the feathers.
Status in KAUST
Abundance in KAUST
Places seen in KAUSTSouth Beach
King Abdullah Monument
Island parks and gardens
Image from Brian James
Seasonality in KAUST (number of years since KAUST's founding when this species was observed in a given month):