Not observed until May 2015 but almost certainly had been overlooked. At least 2 pairs bred then on South Beach. Groups were also seen twice in April 2016 and again in 2018, each time at South Beach. When seen well has a whiter rump and tail than Saunders.
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):