Trip Reports

Central Morocco April 2008

During early April and over a period of 10 days our group of seven wing-spanners toured the wonderful 
countryside of Morocco, visiting the high Atlas Mountains, the stony plains of the ‘Hammada’, the southeast 
region of Tafilalt, (the area closest to the Sahara), the lush Sous valley, the coastal estuary of the Oued Sous 
and the Souss Massa national park near Agadir. During our attempt to see the wonderful array of bird species 
that Morocco has to offer we witnessed bright sunshine, thunderstorms and a sandstorm of epic proportions. 
Our birding-time was cut by about 40% during the three day desert storm but despite the weather we 
managed to see a total of 180 species including some rather special birds such as Bald Ibis, Desert Sparrow, 
Crimson-winged Finch, Black-crowned Tchagra, Pharoah Eagle Owl, Desert Warbler, Tristram’s 
Warbler, Brown-necked Raven, Houbara Bustard, Egyptian Nightjar, Mousierre’s Redstart, Fulvous 
Babbler, Plain Martin, Little Swift, Marbled Duck and Hoopoe Lark to name but a few. 

Download Trip Report (302 KB)

Latest Trip Reports

  • Sri Lanka 2018 : Sunday, January 7, 2018 - Saturday, January 20, 2018

    What a fabulous place to go birding!  A beautiful verdant country with terrific scenery an abundance of wildlife and very friendly people.  This, our second tour produced 240 species of birds, around 40 butterflies and 26 mamma...

    View Report
  • TARIFA - AUTUMN MIGRATION TOUR - SEPT 2017 TOUR 2 : Saturday, September 9, 2017 - Saturday, September 16, 2017

    We had a smashing week of sunshine and birding, it was a little too hot at times but we really enjoyed the rapot migration and the birds of La Janda.Overall the raptor passage was sporadic and not as good as recent years, there were one ...

    View Report
  • NORTHUMBERLAND - THE FARNE ISLANDS : Friday, June 23, 2017 - Monday, June 26, 2017

    A long-weekend tour of this magnificent coastline included visits to Lindisfarne (Holy Island), Inner Farne, Staple Island and Coquet Island a little further south. It was fantastic, a birder's heaven and one of the best birding expe...

    View Report