Common Ostrich (Struthio camelus)

North African Ostrich eggs found near Bir Anzarane, Oued Dahab region, southern Morocco

North African Ostrich eggs unearthed at Bir Anzarane, southern Morocco

Three intact eggs of the North African Ostrich found near Bir Anzarane in Oued Dahab region. Trois œufs intacts d’autruche d’Afrique du Nord trouvés près de Bir Anzarane au sud du Maroc. In mid-May 2019, ‘Nature Initiative Association’ member Mohammed Fathi found three intact ostrich eggs at Taguerzimt near Bir Anzarane, Oued Dahab region. The …

North African Ostrich eggs unearthed at Bir Anzarane, southern Morocco Read More »

North African Ostriches / Autruches à cou rouge (Struthio camelus camelus), Safia reserve, May 2013 (Association ‘Nature Initiative’).

North African Ostrich returns to W. Sahara after decades of absence

North African Ostrich returns to breed in Western Sahara, southern Morocco, after it went extinct there almost 50 years ago. The North African or Red-necked Ostrich (Struthio camelus camelus) is the largest Ostrich subspecies. It roamed West and North Africa before its local extinction from most of its former range. Currently, it’s classified as ‘Critically …

North African Ostrich returns to W. Sahara after decades of absence Read More »