Category Archives: Conservation News

Significant population of Egyptian Vulture found in Morocco

Recent observations of the globally endangered Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus) in Morocco become so rare that some authors considered the species on the verge of local extinction as a breeding species. In this context, the observation of 4 birds in spring 2013 and a successful breeding pair near the Tazekka National Park were received with excitement among the… Read More »

نسور أفريقيا مهددة بالانقراض يحذر الاتحاد الدولي للحفاظ على الطبيعة

حذرت جمعية الطيور العالميَّة و الاتحاد الدولي للحفاظ على الطبيعة في التحديث الأخير للقائمة الحمراء للأنواع المهددة بالانقراض بأن نسور أفريقيا تنزلق نحو الانقراض. سبعة من أصل إحدى عشر نوع من نسور أفريقيا هي الآن في خطر للانقراض، وفقا لأحدث تقييم لحالة حفظ الطيور الذي قامت به منظمة حياة الطيور الدولية. هذا التقييم تم إدراجه… Read More »

African vultures are heading towards extinction, a study warns

An international team of researchers from across Africa, Europe and North America have published the first continent-wide estimates of decline rates in African vultures. Their findings suggest that African vultures are likely to qualify as ‘Critically Endangered’ under the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s global threat criteria. The study which was published recently in… Read More »

Les vautours africains diminuent de façon critique, avertit une étude

Une étude suggère que les vautours africains sont en voie d’extinction. Une équipe internationale de chercheurs, dont des scientifiques de renom du Peregrine Fund, de l’Endangered Wildlife Trust, de l’Université de Makerere et de l’Université Altera de Wageningen, avertit que les vautours africains sont susceptibles de se qualifier comme « en danger critique d’extinction »… Read More »

Northern Bald Ibis in Morocco: record breeding seasons year after year

The Northern Bald Ibis (Geronticus eremita) in the Souss-Massa National Park and Tamri cliffs has experienced another good breeding season in 2014. Every breeding parameter (breeding pairs, fledged chicks, chick survival, and productivity) has slightly increased in comparison with the breeding season of 2013 and with the previous seasons. During 2014, a record number of… Read More »