Seen regularly off shore on snorkel trips and occasionally from the beach in very low numbers. Fairly common in the Red Sea but only seen from KAUST on a few occasions, usually perched on one of the larger buoys offshore. Breeds on islands in the Red Sea.
Status in KAUST
Abundance in KAUST
Places seen in KAUSTSouth Beach
King Abdullah Monument
Image from Brian James
Seasonality in KAUST (number of years since KAUST's founding when this species was observed in a given month):