Finding Birds in Morocco’s deserts

Boken (hefte) beskriver i detalj nøyaktig hvor du skal dra for å finne og fotografere de mest interessante fugleartene i Marokkos ørkenstrøk.

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Serie:Dave Gosney's Finding Birds Series
Forfatter:Dave Gosney

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Dave Gosney writes:

‘On 15th April 2009, I was birding at Oukaimeden in Morocco’s Atlas mountains when I met up with Dominic Mitchell and a group of friends who had just arrived in the country and were about to visit the desert areas. Since I’d just been to the places they were aiming for, I was able to give them up-to-date directions and sketch maps for exactly where to find species such as Scrub Warbler, Egyptian Nightjar, Saharan Olivaceous Warbler, Desert Sparrow, Dupont’s Lark, Mourning Wheatear and Crowned Sandgrouse. Dominic later got in touch to say that my advice had been spot-on and that they’d managed to find all the species they’d wanted to see. The aim of this book is to give you that very same advantage for your next trip to

Unique features

Compared to other publications covering the same area, this one:

  • Provides the most detailed maps – so you can
    easily find your way to the best bits of woodland, tundra or shoreline
  • Includes GPS co-ordinates to help you find the
    right turnings, parking spaces or viewing points
  • Highlights the best areas only – and
    summarises the key attraction in the first paragraph so you can easily
    decide whether to read on or bother to visit the site
  • Has a map on the inside cover which serves as
    an index so you can easily find any site in the book
  • Is light and portable (and cheap)
  • Is updated via this website (which includes
    photos of many sites)
  • Is complemented by a DVD showing you exactly
    what it’s like to og birding in many of these sites

Dekker følgende områder:

Zeida Plain including precise details of where to get good views of Dupont’s Lark

Erfoud including Hotel Said and sites for Desert Warbler and Egyptian Nightjar

Rissani including specific sites for Pharaoh Eagle Owl, Saharan Olivaceous Warbler and Egyptian Nightjar

Merzouga including Auberge Yasmina, Auberge Derkaoua, Dayet Srji and the best site for Desert Sparrow

Erfoud to Boumalne including a reliable site for Scrub Warbler

The Tagdilt track including a regular drinking pool for Crowned Sandgrouse and a reliable site for Mourning Wheatear

Around Ouarzazate including notes on where Mourning Wheatears and Thick-billed Larks have been found

The Sous Valley including a reliable site for Egyptian Nightjar, where to look for Western Orphean Warbler, Fulvous Babbler and Moroccan Magpie and a new site for Hoopoe Lark and Desert Wheatear near