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Old 04-10-13, 12:18 PM
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Default Morocco: The Atlas Mountains & Sahara desert

Been birding again to the Atlas Mountains & Sahara Desert of Morocco.

We saw Lanner Falcon, Long-legged Buzzard, Barbary Falcon, Cream-coloured Courser, Spotted Sandgrouse, Laughing Dove, Pharaoh Eagle Owl, Egyptian Nightjar, Little Swift, Blue-cheeked Bee-eater, Levaillant's Green Woodpecker, Desert Lark, Bar-tailed Lark, Thick-billed Lark, Hoopoe Lark, Desert Wheatear, Desert Sparrow, Red-rumped Wheatear, Mourning Wheatear, White-crowned Wheatear, Scrub Warbler, Tristram's Warbler, African Desert Warbler, Desert Olivaceous Warbler, Common Bulbul, Fulvous Babbler, Alpine Chough, Brown-necked Raven, Trumpeter Finch, House Bunting,...

Here are some photos:
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Old 04-10-13, 12:22 PM
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Fantastic species sightings and splendid images!

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Old 04-10-13, 12:58 PM
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Hmmm... I'd love to take an oversees birding trip, but if I was given the opportunity, I have no idea where I'd choose.

This looks good mind; great pictures.

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Old 04-10-13, 01:49 PM
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Great stuff, great list of very nice birds, and the weather to get some great images, well done you.
And welcome to the forum.
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