Breeds in the Red Sea. Probably common in numbers on sand banks off the beach but observation difficult. Most regularly observed in summer when birds move inshore and perch on rocks just off South Beach.
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):