Lerchenparadiese in den Kap-Provinzen Südafrikas

Die Vielzahl der Lerchenarten ist eine der Besonderheiten des südlichen Afrika. Auch und vor allem die Western Cape Province und die Northern Cape Province bieten beste Voraussetzungen um ein gutes Dutzend Arten zu sehen. Bushmanland, Westküste, Karoo und Namaqualand sind die Regionalnamen der Plätz, die man aufsuchen sollte, um eine große Auswahl an Lerchen sowie… Continue reading Lerchenparadiese in den Kap-Provinzen Südafrikas

Looking for larks in Morocco, PART II

…. A pre-adult Thick-billed Lark (Ramphocoris clotbey) was the next mornings highlight. After spending the night not too far away from the town of Boumalne, I started the day already at dawn. Behind the village, the road winds back to a plateau. Because I missed the turnoff, I drove on and finally stopped in an… Continue reading Looking for larks in Morocco, PART II

Looking for larks in Morocco, PART I

Many species of larks are one of the big treasures of Morocco. If you want to see the most larks in the Western Palearctic (in quality and even in quantity) you have to go for that north-african country which besides the larks offer much more birdingwise. Beginning of June might be regarded as already quite… Continue reading Looking for larks in Morocco, PART I

Cream-colored Courser with young in Morocco

Beginning of June might be regarded as already quite late to look for birds in the deserts of Boumalne du Dades (called Tagdilt), Morocco. But The Cream-colored Courser (Cursorius cursor) a bird of dry open country, preferably semi-desert is hatching the offspring at that time of the year. Thus a good chance to take images… Continue reading Cream-colored Courser with young in Morocco