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Birding the Sahara: go after the rains

Many desert birds are nomadic and their movements are governed mainly by local rainfall which is scarce and occasional in the Sahara. Their breeding biology is also adapted to this nomadic life by breeding opportunistically in any season following enough rainfalls that allows vegetation to grow (and insects to proliferate). It’s known that annual plants in the deserts… Read More »