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Finding Birds in Morocco: Coast and Mountains

Dave Gosney never lets us down!

Finding Birds in Morocco: Coast and Mountains – Booklet
Finding Birds in Morocco: Coast and Mountains – DVD

Finding Birds Series | By Dave Gosney | 36 pages, b/w maps | Softcover | 2011 | Easybirder | Running time: 85 minutes | http://www.easybirder.co.uk/Morocco_coast_birds_DVD.html

What the author & publisher says:

A 36-page booklet with numerous sketch maps of the main birding sites in this part of Morocco and a 60-minute DVD showing a good selection of the species and the main birding sites in northern Morocco.

This DVD takes you to the ‘other Morocco’, away from the traditional desert areas, in search of many species that are endemic to this part of North Africa.

The best sites - covers all the best birding locations along the Atlantic coast from Larache in the north to Oued Massa in the south and inland to the High Atlas and Middle Atlas mountains

The best birds – enjoy footage of most of North Africa’s endemic birds, including Tristram’s Warbler, Atlas Flycatcher, Levaillant’s Woodpecker and Seebohm’s Wheatear as well as many other species with highly restricted distributions such as Bald Ibis, Marsh Owl, Red-knobbed Coot, Marbled Duck, Western Reef Egret and Black-crowned Tchagra, all filmed using high-definition digital video cameras. This 60 minute DVD covers 75 species altogether.

The best information – find out more about the sites and their birds, including what to listen for, to help you find species such as Tristram’s Warbler and Atlas Flycatcher.

This film shows exactly what it’s like to visit Morocco in spring when breeding birds are on their territories and thousands of waders are passing along the Moroccan coast. You’ll see footage of the most exciting species, you’ll get an idea of what each of the sites is like and you’ll learn more about the area and its birds.Fatbirder View

What more can I add? Not a lot – I just wish the DVD had been available many years ago when I took a holiday in Morocco with a non-birding companion… perhaps I could have spent a day or two cleaning up on the endemics! I’ve said it before and no doubt will say it again. Watch this DVD before you go and take the booklet with you! You can’t do better.


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