Rare birds in Morocco: 20th report of the Moroccan Rare Birds Committee

By MaghrebOrnitho | 3 January 2015

The 20th report of the Moroccan Rare Birds Committee has just been published. In 2014, the MRBC examined 109 new records of which 92 were accepted including four species new to Morocco:

The full report:

Bergier P., Franchimont J. & CHM. (2015). Les oiseaux rares au Maroc. Rapport de la Commission d’Homologation Marocaine, Numéro 20 (2014). Go-South Bulletin 12: 1–23. PDF

Sudan Golden Sparrow (Passer luteus), Oued Jenna, Aousserd, southern Morocco

Sudan Golden Sparrow (Passer luteus) and Desert Sparrow (Passer simplex), Oued Jenna, Aousserd, southern Morocco, 4 March 2014 (Jorrit Vlot). This mega-rarity in the Western Palearctic is becoming more regular at Aousserd.

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