Moroccan Rare Birds Committee reports

Index of recent reports of the Moroccan Rare Birds Committee (MRBC).

See the page about the MRBC if you want to report a rare bird or to consult all previous reports.

Rare birds in Morocco: 24th report of the MRBC

The 24th report of the Moroccan Rare Birds Committee (MRBC) has just been published. In 2018, the MRBC examined 168 new records of which 157 were accepted. These included the first Moroccan records of: Wood Duck (Aix sponsa), Smew (Mergus albellus), Black-capped Petrel (Pterodroma hasitata), The report included also the 2nd Balearic Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa …

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Rare birds in Morocco: 23rd report of the MRBC

The 23rd report (for 2017) of the Moroccan Rare Birds Committee (MRBC) is published. In 2017, the MRBC examined 116 new records of which 111 were accepted. These included the first Moroccan records of the following four species and one genus: Cinnamon Teal (Spatula cyanoptera), Fea’s/Desertas/Zino’s Petrel (Pterodroma feae/deserta/madeira), Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis), Baird’s Sandpiper …

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Rare birds in Morocco: 21st report of the MRBC

The report of the Moroccan Rare Birds Committee (MRBC) for the year 2015 has just been published. During that period, the MRBC examined 124 new records of which 112 were accepted. The report included the first Moroccan records of three species: White-backed Vulture (Gyps africanus). It’s also the 4th for the Western Palearctic, seen at …

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Rare birds in Morocco: 20th report of the MRBC

The 20th report of the Moroccan Rare Birds Committee (MRBC) has just been published. In 2014, the MRBC examined 109 new records of which 92 were accepted including four species new to Morocco: Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis): seen at Oualidia in June 2014. This is also the first record for mainland Africa. Upland Sandpiper (Bartramia …

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