This species is common in Jeddah with breeding populations originate from escapes. Individuals or pairs are often found at KAUST usually mixed with African Silverbills. This species has a white rump that is obvious in flight. It also lacks the barring of the African species.
Status in KAUST
Abundance in KAUST
Places seen in KAUSTIsland mangroves
Island parks and gardens
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):