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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 Bald and beautiful: the Northern Bald Ibis Broad-winged and short-tailed: an Ibis overhead Fortunately for the ibises, that protection did eventually come, and today the number of birds in Morocco is rising steadily.

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My Favorite 2023 Birds

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The work part of this trip included ten days spent in a suburban neighborhood of Marrakesh, Morocco. I was not able to get out and do much serious birding, but fortunately, in Morocco the birds come to you. But Morocco’s example is by far the “housiest” of them all.

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When the sea becomes a desert

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Some travel down the Atlantic coast of Morocco or up the coast of Iberia, also to moult, but many now hang around the Strait. Below: Juvenile at same site, showing characteristic underwing pattern Something similar happens to the Yellow-legged Gulls Larus michahellis. They are now finishing the breeding season and leave the breeding colonies.

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The Changing Fortunes of Europe’s Vultures – Part 2

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I have been following the local gulls with GPS tags and they spend most of their time in rubbish tips in Spain and Morocco. If there are too many gulls, it’s largely our fault for providing so much food for them. But why should we style the gull as enemy and the vulture as friend?

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Finding Birds in Northern Greece by Dave Gosney

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Dave Gosney’s Finding Birds Series covers mostly the Western Palearctic and describes birding in various regions of Portugal, Spain, Morocco, France, Finland, Estonia, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, etc., with some additions, namely South Texas, The Gambia, and Goa (India).

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What the rings reveal

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A week after seeing and photographing the kite I was in Northern Morocco, watching birds on the Merja Zerga, a sprawling estuary that it is an important feeding area for many migrant birds. In the case of the Audouin’s Gulls my sightings confirm the importance of the various wetlands and estuaries of North Morocco as wintering grounds.

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Help Identify: Donkey with Camel-like Hump in Morocco! Any insights on what's going on?

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