Moussier's Redstart Phoenicurus moussieri adult male, Oued Souss, Agadir, Morocco
Country checklist and status
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ABC and other checklists
You can download and print an ABC / Dowsett checklist for Morocco. The ABC lists follow the taxonomic sequence and names of Birds of Africa Volumes I-VII and are kept up to date with published and peer-reviewed records.
Atlas (European Pied) Flycatcher Ficedula (hypoleuca) speculigera is considered by some authorities to be a full species endemic to Morocco.
Near endemic species (found in 3 or less African countries)
|Northern Bald Ibis*||Geronticus eremita|
|Spanish Imperial Eagle||Aquila adalberti|
|Levaillant’s Woodpecker||Picus vaillantii|
|Moussier’s Redstart||Phoenicurus moussieri|
|Tristram’s Warbler||Sylvia deserticola|
* This critically endangered species was thought to nest only in Morocco but it has recently been found in Syria.
|Northern Bald Ibis||Geronticus eremita||Critical|
|White-headed Duck||Oxyura leucocephala||Endangered|
|Marbled Teal||Marmaronetta angustirostris||Vulnerable|
|Greater Spotted Eagle||Aquila clanga||Vulnerable|
|Spanish Imperial Eagle||Aquila adalberti||Vulnerable|
|Lesser Kestrel||Falco naumanni||Vulnerable|
|Great Bustard||Otis tarda||Vulnerable|
|Slender-billed Curlew||Numenius tenuirostris||Critical|
The lists of endemic, near endemic and threatened species have been compiled from a number of sources including the African Bird Club, BirdLife International, and Birds of the World Version 2.0 ® 1994-1996, Dr. Charles Sibley and Thayer Birding Software, Ltd. For further information on Morocco's threatened species, see BirdLife International