Ospreys have been present in KAUST since the opening. They are frequently seen around the beach area, often sitting on lamp posts or fishing offshore. Has bred at the Beacon but most KAUST birds breed on off shore islands. A fish eater.
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):