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The return of the Old Man

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Nesting is now confined to Morocco, irregularly in Boghari in Algeria and in Birecik, Turkey.” (The Sadly, they no longer breed in Algeria, while in Turkey no free-flying birds remain. (In But this range is now much reduced. There’s no information as to when these European colonies died out, but we do know that it was a long time ago.

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Into an Uncertain Future

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The crucial factor limiting the maximum baggage is the transport of the entire German population to their new home in the central Saharan desert regions of southern Algeria, Mali and Niger by camel. We thus see no reason for staying here any longer and have decided to leave for a destination that’s guaranteed to be more sunny and warm.

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Africa’s endangered species

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Northern Bald Ibis also occurred in North Africa and many colonies survived in Morocco and Algeria but this tragic pattern continued with the last colony in Algeria vanishing in the 1980’s. By 1986, only 5 wild pairs remained and this dwindled to one bird by 1990, which died the following year.

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The Bee-eaters of Africa

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Morocco and Algeria) and migrates to tropical West Africa. Little Green Bee-eater by Adam Riley Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Blue-cheeked Bee-eater by Adam Riley This species also boasts a range spanning two continents, Africa and Asia. Two populations exist, the westernmost breeds in the western Sahara (e.g.

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