Al DOHA RESERVE
Al Doha reserve is one of the Kuwaiti reserves that is located aligned to Soulybekhat bay North of the Amusement Park , Latitude 22-29 N and Longitude 47-49 E.
It was allocated as a natural reserve at 1988 and at late 1989 Inspection and Monitoring of wildlife began .
Due to the fact being near the bay, Al Doha reserve depends on seawater , outlets of chalets and the amusement Park cloaca ( tractile) as sources of water that nourishes Al Reed plant and others .
For having mud flats that are rich in organic matters Al Doha reserve is classified as one of the wetland reserves therefore it is considered a great nursery for different kinds of crustaceans and fish as well as a great shelters and nourishment for many kinds of birds .
TYPES OF SOIL IN Al DOHA RESERVE
- Sandy soil covered with shells
- Clay soil
- Sandy soil
- Salty height soil
Overall the reserve soil is marsh and therefore plants found are salinity tolerant , accompanied with muddy flat plain that is covered by local plants it became an appropriate environment for some birds ,,,which led to Imposition of Protection by fencing the reserve and putting signboards to prevent the public in addition to guardianship 24/7 .
WILD LIFE IN AL DOHA RESEVE
* PLANTS :
Al Doha reserve is considered poor as for wild plant life except for salinity tolerant plants such as theet ,anabasis, soadh,al haram, reed ,halophyte, some Mesbryanthemumsaldtia , and some plants grows after raining such as Heliathemum,Nurada .
* BIRDS :
The listed coastal birds in Al-Doha reserve came up to 70 kind mostly seen during bird migration in winter such as Gray Heron Bird , Heron Rock , Big Flamingo , Shelduck, Eagle ,Seagulls,Thin peak ,Kentish Plover , Little Ringed Plover and Al Hankor .
* REPTILES :
Lizards ,Dubbs ,AL Agama and Snakes .
Butterflies, Locust, Hemianax and Beetles .
* MAMLES :
Rats, Foxes and Gerbils