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Ben Ahmed Forest

Settat  >  Morocco

A little forest near Ben Ahmed with more than 110 bird species observed by Ennoury Abdessamad, the only local birdwatcher in the area.

Description

This little and very open forest near Ben Ahmed has 0.25km2 area of Pine , Eucalyptus woods essentially. It is a very nice place for birdwatching. I have seen more than 110 bird species in this little forest. Essentially Fringillidae (9 species ), Motacillidae (6 species), Muscicapidae (12 species), Sylviidae (8species) and much more. See the birdlist and the link below. Rare species observed here : Yellow-browed Warbler, Firecrest, Brambling, Hawfinch, Red Crossbill (Loxia curvirostra poliogyna), and more.

Details

Access

This place is open to public. You can park anywhere no problem. And it's easy to explore walking it in just few minutes. Click on the P in the map to get directions.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest, Plain, Agriculture, City/village

Conditions

Open landscape

Circular trail

Yes

Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Spring

Route

Wide path, Unpaved road

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle, Car, Wheelchair

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

Links

View birdingplaces in the area that are published on Birdingplaces.eu

Map

Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here

Comments

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