Qatar Natural History Group

People, Nature, Culture

October Ramble: Sustainability Week: A Birding Treasure Hunt for Kids

Saturday October 26th, 2019

Gathering Place and Time

Date & Time: October 26th  Time: 9:00 am, 

Duration:  1.5-2 hours

Gathering/Meeting Place: Outside Al Rumaila Mosque

Activities Leaders: Robert Moorhead & Ouahiba Bouchenafa, QNHG


How to register: contact our birding coordinator This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Bird watching or birding is a great interest for young and old. Wherever you live, whatever you do, there are always birds that provide a connection to the natural environment. This event provides a short introduction to
birding and the common birds of Qatar, followed by a "Birding

Treasure Hunt" through Al Bidda Park. Bring your kids for some fun in the Park and to celebrate Sustainability Week with the Qatar Natural History Group. All welcome!

What to bring?

  • Plenty of water and some snacks
  • Hat and sunscreen
  • Binoculars, camera and bird book if you have them!
  • Pen or pencils

Notice: please remember that every person attending the Ramble is responsible for their well being and safety. Any questions or queries, contact Robert, QNHG birding coordinator: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. /33169411


09:00am - Meet outside of Al Bidda Metro Station
09:05am - An introduction to birding & the common birds of Qatar
09:20am - A Birding Treasure Hunt - how many can you find?
10:20am - Results and prize giving to the kids

Activities leaders biographies:

Robert Moorhead is an Australian engineer who has been in Qatar since 2012. Robert is the QNHG Ramble (Birding) Coordinator and is passionate about the environment and history, is a keen bird watcher, and enjoys running and cricket.

Ouahiba is QNHG member since 2011 joined the QNHG committee in 2015. A novice but passionate birder. Ouahiba managed to identify 30 birds species in Bidda park, can you do better?



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