March 2013

23 March 2013 Whilst in Western Sahara recently (28th Feb to 14th March), I visited Oued Jenna. While birding an area of Acacia scrub 200m on the north side of the road, I was approached by military p... Read More

January 2013

27 January 2013 Recent records from North and Atlantic Sahara: 6 January 2013 Sidi El Abed: Bluethroat 1   7 January 2013 Lac de Sidi Bourhaba: White-headed Duck 100+, Marsh Owl 1   8 Januar... Read More


25 December 2012 Merry Christmas, Joyeux Noël 22 December 2012 Records from Morocco & Western Sahara, 10-24 November: At Layoune, 200 Black-winged Stilt on 14 Nov, 16 Mediterranean Gull and 2 Bla... Read More


20 December 2011 Joyeuses fêtes de Noël, à bientôt en 2012 / Merry Christmas and see you soon in 2012. 20 December 2011 Mid December at Essaouira: all the active nests of Plain Martin found so far... Read More


21 December 2010 Joyeuses fêtes de Noël, à bientôt en 2011 / Merry Christmas and see you soon in 2011. 21 December 2010 Le complexe des Pie-grièches ‘grises’ au Maroc. Certains consid... Read More


23 December 2009 Adriano and Alessio are back from a trip along the South Atlantic coast – from Tamri to Dakhla – and have managed to read 148 rings of Lesser Black-backed Gull, 580 (!) of... Read More


17 December 2008 Nous serons en congès pendant quelque temps. Merci de continuer à nous faire parvenir vos observations que nous posterons à notre retour – Nous vous souhaitons de bonnes fê... Read More


20 December 2007 La grande fête de l’Aid El Kebir coincide cette année avec Noël et le Nouvel An 2008: joie, bonheur et prospérité à tout le monde. A bientôt…. 17 December 2007 Une ... Read More


22 December 2006 Rare birds in October included a Spotted Crake at Oued Assaka (road Goulimine – Plage Blanche) on 22nd and one or possibly 2 Isabelline Wheatears between Dakhla and Awserd on 29th (... Read More


28 December 2005 A second year Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus was flying above Talmet, south of Jbel Ayachi at 1800 m of altitude, on 25 December (I. Cherkaoui). 20 December 2005 December record... Read More