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Thursday, February 23, 2012
In excess of 142 species were seen with a personal 'lifer' tally of 32. Notable species seen which are not mentioned later were Thekla Lark, Brown-necked Raven, Cirl Bunting, Tristam's Warbler, Crag Martin, Brown-throated Sand Martin, Long-legged Buzzard and Cream-coloured Courser.
My choice for the most memorable event of the trip, apart from the driving skills (or lack of) of the Moroccan drivers, was seeing at close quarters the 500 or so Black Kites spiralling down to roost during the early evening.
|Black-crowned Tchagra, area of Soussa Massa.|
Much searching needed to see this shy and elusive species.
Although we looked for some hours for our first sighting, we accidently came upon the second species of the day!