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February 23, 2018

Birds at Azemmour

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Azemmour Birding

This morning I went across the bridge to the other side of the river and went into a few vegetable fields and along the river.

Spanish Sparrow
Spanish Sparrow (Passer hispaniolensis)

I have been looking for this nondescript bird for ages. Finally.

not sure
Zitting Cisticola

This could be a Zitting Cisticola. Waiting for ID. edit: yes it is. Thanks Dave.

Sardinian Warbler
Sardinian Warbler

I just cannot resist these cute little fellows. They are everywhere in Morocco.

Common Blackbird
Common Blackbird

Barn Swallow
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)

European Stonechat
European Stonechat

aka Common Stonechat. I have seen them everywhere also.

Great Cormorant - race sinensis
Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis)

Great Cormorant, race sinensis. Quite a few of them on the river here.

Black-headed Gulls
Black-headed Gull

Quite a few of them here getting their summer plumage.

Azemmour Bird List

Spanish Sparrow (Passer hispaniolensis)
Zitting Cisticola
Common Blackbird
Spotless Starling
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)
House Bunting
Common Stonechat
Sardinian Warbler
Black-headed Gull
Grey Plover
Great Cormarant(Phalacrocorax carbo sinensis)
Little Egret
Grey Heron
Crested Lark
Common Sandpiper
Common Redshank

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