Desert Sparrow against sand dunes #Birding in #Morocco

Published June 20, 2016 in Field Notes


I’m currently working on the Trip Report of Whitehawk’s Magical Morocco tour and going over my pictures.

This spring I’ve been lucky to guide a few tours in the country, both for Birding The Strait and Whitehawk, and every time I go I think I enjoy it more and more. In addition to great birding, Morocco always provide magnificent landscapes and absolute delightful light for photography.

This is a Desert Sparrow, from the subspecies Saharae, one of my favorite species in the country, which is becoming scarcer. This time I was able to photograph it in the morning light against the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi.