31 January 2019 – Other interesting records near Dakhla

We have reported the recent records of Yeray Seminario, Gorka Gorospe, Alexandre Justo and Javi Elorriaga in the region of Dakhla – Aousserd – Bir Anzarane (posts of 28, 29 and 30 January).

They also got other interesting sightings:

  • Pomarine Jaeger: one in the Bay of Dakhla on 21 January
  • Cream-coloured Courser: recently fledged young at Bir Anzarane on 22 January
  • Little Owl: one at Laglat on 17 January and two near the PK40 on the road to Bir Anzarane on 21 January
  • Turtle Dove: one at Dakhla on 16 January. 2nd winter record in the Atlantic Sahara
  • Dunn’s and Bar-tailed Larks: breeding on the road to Bir Anzarane on 22 January (BTL carrying food, DL carrying nesting material)
  • Red-throated Pipit: 4 near the PK40 on the road to Bir Anzarane on 22 January
  • Black-eared Wheatear : one at Oued Jenna on 17 January and one at Laglat the next day
  • Spectacled Warbler: breeding near the PK40 on the road to Bir Anzarane on 22 January (2 adults carrying food and an occupied nest)
  • Desert Warbler: one near Bir Anzarane on 22 January
  • Sahara Bunting: one at Dakhla City on 22-23 January. Cette observation confirme l’installation probablement pérenne de l’espèce à Dakhla
  • Corn Bunting: 2 near the PK40 on the road to Bir Anzarane on 22 January. The southernmost record in the Atlantic Sahara

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