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Rare birds in Morocco: 21st report of the Moroccan Rare Birds Committee

The report of the Moroccan Rare Birds Committee (MRBC) for the year 2015 has just been published. During that period, the MRBC examined 124 new records of which 112 were accepted. The report included the first Moroccan records of three species: White-backed Vulture (Gyps africanus), it’s also the 4th for the Western Palearctic, seen at… Read More »

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

The 20th report of the Moroccan Rare Birds Committee has just been published. In 2014, MRBC examined 109 new records of which 92 were accepted including four species new to Morocco: Long-tailed Duck – Harelde boréale (Clangula hyemalis): seen at Oualidia in June 2014. This is also the first record for mainland Africa. Upland Sandpiper – Bartramie des… Read More »