American waders at Dar Bouazza wetland, Morocco

Two Nearctic waders reported at Dayet Dar Bouazza, near Casablanca, during the last few days. Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos) Benoît Maire and his colleagues found this bird on 29 September 2019. This would be the 17th record for Morocco if accepted by the Moroccan Rare Birds Committee (MRBC). The bird stayed at the site at… Read More »

Le Tarin des aulnes (Spinus spinus) dans le Nord-est du Sahara algérien

This note presents unusual observations of the Eurasian Siskin in the North-East of the Algerian Sahara, specifically in the palm city of Ouargla, where the species is observed in winter 2017/2018. In the Algerian Sahara, the species is rarely observed except the following few records: at El Goléa and Ghardaïa oases palms in winter 1976… Read More »