Sudan Golden Sparrow (Passer luteus)

Articles about sightings of Sudan Golden Sparrow in Morocco and Algeria

Sudan Golden Sparrow at Ceuta

Sudan Golden Sparrow (Passer luteus), Ceuta, 3 Oct. 2021 (Grupo de anillamiento Chagra).

A Sudan Golden Sparrow (Passer luteus) captured at Ceuta during a ringing session. On 3 October, the Chagra Ringing Group captured an unexpected bird during a ringing session at Punta Blanca in Ceuta: a juvenile Sudan Golden Sparrow. How it arrived this far north? While the possibility of a natural arrival can’t be discarded, so …

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Big flock of Sudan Golden Sparrow at Tamanrasset, Algeria

Moineaux dorés (Passer luteus), Tamanrasset, sud d’Algérie, 28 juillet 2018 (Abdelkader Beq)

A big flock of Sudan Golden Sparrow (Passer luteus) was photographed a few days ago in the Tamanrasset region, southern Algeria (Soufyane Bekkouche). A Blue-naped Mousebird (Urocolius macrourus) was also photographed in the same area. The birds were photographed at a village in the Tin-Zaouten district, located in the south of Tamanghasset province. The village …

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4 Golden Nightjars at Oued Jenna, Aousserd: detailed report

Golden Nightjar (Caprimulgus eximius), Oued Jenna, Aousserd, 19 April 2016

Excellent observations in the Western Sahara, southern Morocco. Peter Stronach and Bob Swann have just returned back from a birding trip to the region. They recorded Golden Nightjars and provided valuable details indicating the (highly probable) breeding of the species in the region. They also recorded a Sudan Golden Sparrow at Oued Jenna (first observation …

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Sudan Golden Sparrows at Bir Anzarane, Western Sahara

Sudan Golden Sparrow (Passer luteus) and Desert Sparrow (Passer simplex), Bir Anzarane, southern Morocco, 30 Jan. 2015 (Abdeljebbar Qninba).

A male Sudan Golden Sparrow (Passer luteus) was photographed yesterday at a drinking site near Bir Anzarane, about 140 Km north-east of Dakhla, southern Morocco. The species was recorded during a scientific trip coordinated by the Association Nature Initiative (A.N.I). Abdeljebbar Qninba first saw and identified the species, Abdelaziz Benhoussa, Mohamed Ibn Tattou, Mohamed Laghdaf Khayya, Hicham El …

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