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Birds of desert

* Day 01:
- Arrival to Agadir.Al Massira airport. Meeting with our team and transfer to the hotel.
- Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Agadir.

* Day 02:
- Breakfast and departure to the Biological Reserve of Oued Massa (60 Km). Many birds park including: Migrating Shorebirds, Wading large (Flamingos, Herons, Spoonbills), waterfowl (Teal Marbled Tadorn casarcas). Ospreys, Little Owl, large raptors, the original Tchagra black head, and sometimes a passage of Ibises can be observed .
- In the afternoon, we visit the surrounding steppes in search of Cream-colored Courser remarkable bird arid steppes, Lesser Short-toed Lark and the toed.
- Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Agadir.

* Day 03:
- Breakfast and we start to discover the Waders, Wading, various species of gulls and terns at the mouth of Wadi Souss and the beautiful coastline north of Agadir. We finished off the day by watching the bald Ibis in their last refuge, we are looking into the steppes where they feed.
- Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Agadir.

* Day 04:
- Breakfast and departure to Marrakech via Essaouira to seek the Eleonora's Falcon (End of April).
- After we moved to the hotel, we will visit the famous Marrakech Jemaa el-Fna, where a special atmosphere reign (storytellers, acrobats, snake charmers, musicians ...).
Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Marrakech.

* Day 05:
- Breakfast and departure to Oukaïmeden (72 km mountain road) in the solid Oukaïmeden, near Mt Toubkal in the High Atlas, a paved road gives us access to high altitude (2300 m) along beautiful valleys dotted with traditional Berber villages. We observe Levaillant's Woodpecker ,  the bluebird, the Dipper (in the southern edge of its distribution), and perhaps a golden eagle or the rare bearded vulture. Wide green pastures host interesting birds: the Horned Lark of the Atlas, Wheatear Seebhom (PHC Wheatear) or the rare winged Finch roses.
- Return to the hotel in Marrakech in the late afternoon
Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Marrakech.

* Day 06:
- Breakfast and departure to Ouarzazate (204 km of mountain road). We cross the mountains of the High Atlas to send us gently to the deep south. We cross the Tizi-n-Tichka (2260 m) and we make some stops for observations, among other near a royal hunting preserve where it is often possible to observe many raptors (Booted Eagle, Lesser Kestrel , Short-toed Eagle ).
- Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Ouarzazate

* Day 07:
- Breakfast and departure to Boumalne Dades (170 Km). Research on the rare road Mourning Wheatear (very eastern division).
- Once Installed at the hotel, we leave in arid steppes to seek Lark Clot Bey and Temminck. It is also possible to search and find other species déserticoles: Desert Lark, Courser,
Houbara Bustard  (extremely rare but possible), Sandgrouse…
- Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Boumalen
* Day 08:
- Breakfast and based on the results of observation, we can return to the same site or to penetrate a little into the Dades Gorge (or be visited the day before, in terms of hours, heat ...), especially for raptors. Then we return to Ouarzazate
- Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Ouarzazate

* Day 09:
- Breakfast and departure for the south of the Draa Valley. 260 km. Ksar and Ksar along a ribbon of palm, we joined Mhamid gateway to the Sahara. On the road, we stop at two nesting sites Bonelli, if the reproduction is well past we have every chance to make nice comments. Care should be taken to the power lines where we can catch the eaters of Persia.
- Arrived at M'hamid we settle into a simple inn
Dinner and accommodation in a hostel at M'Hamid

* Day 10:
- Breakfast and we are asked to make a visit to guelta in the bed of the Oued Draa. Water points are strategic for birding hyperarid environments. We sat on the look and following the opportunities offered by the nature, we can have the chance to observe the Sparrow desert, the Gangas (Crowned or Flecked) Trompeter Finch,  the Bullfinch, the Lark can be a Jackal, and many other more common species coming to drink.
- In the afternoon we take our findings from the research Desert Lark, Raven brown, Cream-colored Courser, the
Bar-tailed Desert lark or tape Babbler beasts that we look for in a steppe "woody" acacia . Comments for Nighthawk until dusk in the desert.
- Dinner and accommodation in a hostel at M'Hamid

* Day 11:
- Breakfast and new observations, with water points. The rest of the day is organized by the success of the observations of the previous day. Search the Viper sands at dusk.
- Dinner and accommodation in a hostel at M'Hamid

* Day 12:
- Breakfast and departure for Taliouine (370 km) through the Anti-Atlas. we try to see Amomane the desert, Lark Clot Bey, the Red-rumped Wheatear and Desert Wheatear.
- Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Taliouine

* Day13:
- Breakfast in the morning and visit the rocky cliffs of the gorge where the Souss Hawk nest barbarism, Booted Eagle and Buzzard (40 km). We spend the morning watching these birds nesting in full. Then we continue our tour of the Argan tree in search of the Tawny Eagle.
- Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Taliouine

* Day 14:
- Breakfast and we leave Taliouine to cross the plain of Souss. Discovery of Argan (Argan tree endemic to this thorny area, providing nuts, which oil is extracted from high quality), a sparse forest populated subtropical many interesting birds. (Not yet observed by us in this place). However a couple of Tawny Eagle is occasionally observed (White shouldered Kite, Black Head Tchagra).
We finish our journey to the hotel in Agadir (200 km).
- Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Agadir

* Day15:
- Breakfast and the day will be organized according to the departure time of the flight, consider a half day free for shopping or other (like a return to the mouth of Oued Souss).
- Transfer to the airport for the return flight to the country

 

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