ISBN 2-9506-5488-6. Accompanying 48 page booklet is fully indexed by scientific, common and alternative names and provides details of the type and duration of the sounds. (1998) A Sound guide of the Birds of North-West Africa. Bull. This extensive report (6mb) can be downloaded here *. BirdForum - The net's largest birding community, dedicated to wild birds The People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria is the tenth-largest country in the world, the largest in Africa and around the Mediterranean with a land area of 2,381,741 km2 and an estimated population in 2018 of about 44.2 million. The wetlands of the El Kala complex near the coast, east of Annaba include the following 6 IBAs: Lac Oubeïra ; Lac Tonga ; Lac Melah; Bou Redim ; Lac des Oiseaux / Garaet Ettouyour and Marais de Mekhada. MOALI, A. and ISENMANN, P. (2001) LeGobemouche gris Muscicapa striata niche dans une oasis en plein Sahara. The sites are clustered in the northern part of the country with 23 in the Tell region. O. Peyre and G. Durand Algeria is the largest country in Africa and much of the interior is unexplored ornithologically. These aquatic birds are at ease on both water and land where they often forage with their uniquely built mouth. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International. Tel. ABC Bulletin 21(2) pp 187-192. Premium Buy Now Shops posts only Membership posts only. & SAHEB M., (2008) Hivernage des Grues cendrées (Grus grus) dans le complexe de zones humides des hautes plaines de l'est de l'Algérie [Wintering Common Cranes in the wetland complex of Hauts Plateaux (East Algeria)]. It has been introduced to Madeira and Portugal along with being present in Sardinia. Birder, naturalist and photographer Elements of two biome restricted species occur in Algeria: all 17 species of the Mediterranean North Africa biome and 15 of the 22 species restricted to the Sahara-Sindian biome. The House Bunting (Emberiza sahari) is a widely distributed species across North Africa from Morocco to western Libya. A stereo concert, from the extraordinary temporary lakes that develop in Morocco every ten years or so, precedes the sound guide. Although …, House Bunting reached Algeria’s Mediterranean coast Read More », Split of Western and Eastern Subalpine Warblers confirmed, European Cinereous Vultures wandering across Africa, First record of Penduline Tit for Algeria, First record of Jacobin Cuckoo for North Africa, Algerian Nuthatch habitat threatened by a controversial project, Black Scrub Robin at Tamanrasset, Algeria, Spanish Marbled Ducks migrate to Africa to escape hunters’ guns, First White-rumped Seedeater for Algeria and W. Palearctic, New records of Moltoni’s Warbler in Algeria, House Bunting reached Algeria’s Mediterranean coast, Rare birds in Morocco: 25th report of the MRBC, Morocco: sharing the birds – a Sound Approach guide, Saharan Cheetah filmed at Ahaggar, southern Algeria, Black-eared Wheatear split and new ‘melanoleuca’ record for Morocco. BirdLife International (2000) Threatened Birds of the World. ABC 26: 104) (per www. Location: Northern Africa Population: 33.7 million Climate: arid to semiarid; mild, wet winters with hot, dry summers along coast; drier with cold winters and hot summers on high plateau Terrain: mostly high plateau and desert; some mountains; narrow, discontinuous coastal plain Birds: 353 species. It’s the first observation of this ‘southern’ species on the Mediterranean coast of the country. Its range throughout Algiers and its suburbs is expanding. The remaining 4 IBAs hold species of the Sahara-Sindian biome: Aïn Sefra and Béni Abbès are in the west of the country towards the Moroccan border and Parc National du Tassili N'Ajjer and Parc National de l'Ahaggar are located in the far south-east of the country. A number of raptors have also been recorded including breeding Lammergeier Gypaetus barbatus, Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus, Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus and probable Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus. The maximum north-south and east-west distances are both about 2,000 km. The site comprises a marshy basin and a shallow, seasonal freshwater to brackish lake bounded in the north by an extensive sand dune system. e-mail: karim241267@yahoo.fr Alauda 73 (2) pp 143-144. Algeria is located in northern Africa between Morocco and Tunisia and borders the Mediterranean Sea (with a coastline of about 1,350 km) as well as Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Western Sahara. (2005) Introduction et nidification de la Perruche à collier (Psittacula krameri ) en Algérie. : +213 550 577 118 email: karim241267@yahoo.fr. NHBS Stock Code: #055357A, SEO, France. A male Blue-winged Teal Spatula discors was photographed at Lake Reghaïa, c.30 km east of Algiers, on 3 November 2007. editors (2001) Important Bird Areas in Africa and Associated Islands: Priority sites for conservation. 400 superb colour plates by the author Lars Jonsson. Avibase is an extensive database information system about all birds of the world, containing over &1 million records about 10,000 species and 22,000 subspecies of birds, including distribution information for 20,000 regions, taxonomy, synonyms in several languages and more. MP3 Tags include the French, German, English and scientific name although this information is not easily accessible and it is difficult to navigate through the sounds using this information. The most complete field guide to the birds of Britain, Europe, North Africa, most of the Middle East, the Canaries and Madeira. Two abandoned nests, both containing a single egg, were found on 13 and 19 October. The site is also important in winter with large number of Greylag Goose Anser anser, Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope, Common Teal Anas crecca, Northern Pintail Anas acuta and Eurasian Coot Fulica atra having been recorded. (1996) Oiseaux d’Europe d’Afrique du Nord et du Moyen-Orient by Delachaux et Niestlé S.A., Lausanne (Suisse), ISBN: 2-6030-1010-7. In Northwest Africa, the species remain relatively rare. With the southern region of Algeria consisting mainly of desert, the majority of the thirty-one documented Important Bird Areas (IBA) are found along the coastline and … The national bird of Algeria is Chicken.They are very common and domestic bird and seen almost everywhere around us. HOUHAMDI, M. (2009) Note: Hivernage de l’Érismature à tête blanche (Oxyura leucocephala) dans Garaet Hadj-Tahar (Skikda, nord-est de l’Algérie). 83–509 and 12–235 issued on August 20, 1983 and May 24, 2012, respectively, and which are related to protected non-domestic animal species in Algeria to designate protected birds at the level of Algeria. Constantine The population at this site was estimated in 1982 to be 80 pairs. These are the first individuals GPS-tracked in their breeding areas in Europe to …, European Cinereous Vultures wandering across Africa Read More », The first Eurasian Penduline Tits for Algeria were observed in Jijel region in autumn 2019 The Eurasian Penduline Tit (Remiz pendulinus) has a wide breeding range stretching from the Iberian Peninsula eastwards to Central Asia. Native Birds Of Algeria Algerian Nuthatch. The northern population winters mainly in southern Europe and the Middle East. Algeria’s FM Begs AU to ‘Assume Responsibility’ in Western Sahara. ALGERIA : +213 657 016 272, email: karim241267@yahoo.fr The birders are always comfortable and welcome because they can always choose their trip requested with different species needed to see. Alaudala rufescens minor MHNT 225 Oued tlidjene Algerie.jpg 3,901 × 3,910; 4.68 MB Plus important encore, l’équipe a observé un adulte nourrissant un jeune …, First White-rumped Seedeater for Algeria and W. Palearctic Read More », The recent split of the Moltoni’s Warbler (Sylvia subalpina) as a full species is widely adopted by different taxonomic authorities. magornitho.org). The remaining 11 wetland sites are: Barrage de la Cheffia ; Lac Fetzara ; Complexe de zones humides de la plaine de Guerbes-Sanhadja; Barrage de Boughzoul; Dayette Morsli - Plaine de Remila (Dayet El Ferd) ; Marais de la Macta ; Sebkha d'Oran ; Chott Merouane et Oued Khrouf ; Garet el-Haaies el Beni Mohammed ; Îles Habibas and Île Rachgoune. In May 1999, three pairs of Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata were breeding at an oasis called Tamentit, near Adrar, in the Algerian Sahara; this locality is situated 600 to 800 km south of the species’ regular breeding range. In Algiers, Mourad, a property developer is wealthy and more or less satisfied with his lot but he does not know how to make happy those close to him; Lila, his confused ex-wife; Rash, his frustrated second wife; Nacim, his disenchanted son. A booklet providing details of the recordings is available on the DVD in PDF format. One has reached as far south as the Niger-Nigeria border, while the other is touring northern Africa after having first spent the winter in the Sahel area. If you are already a member of iGoTerra, you will be taken directly to the country page. A Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax was photographed in the north-west of the country in January. Algeria is important for raptors, waterbirds including migrant wintering species, and large steppe birds. With over 400 species recorded including the endemic Algerian Nuthatch Sitta ledanti and some of the most important wetlands in the Mediterranean area, there is much to interest the visiting birder. Algeria National Bird Facts: Algeria national bird is also native to Gibraltar and is found in the Canary Island too. Noteworthy species observed during a short visit on 25–29 October 2009 included several thousand Cory's Shearwaters Calonectris diomedea off Jijel, a Eurasian Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus circling around the crags between Constantine and Jijel, a Water Rail Rallus aquaticus and a Eurasian Penduline Tit Remiz pendulinus at El Kala National Park, and three Algerian Nuthatches Sitta ledanti in Tamantut Forest. Among the species of the Check list of the birds of algeria you can find waterfowl and wading birds, a large suite of song birds, raptors, game birds, swifts and nighthawks, etc., many of which occupy several ecosystems simultaneously, as they fly to and from forests, meadows, shorelines of waters, cities and and urban green spaces. The area covered includes Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco south to the Sahara, encompassing the Atlas Mountains. The coastline and offshore islands are significant for breeding seabirds notably Audouin’s Gull Larus audouinii. The high plateau is drier with cold winters and hot summers. Northern Pintail -. Most of the birds that stayed locally were hunted or missing. $5.50. The combination of definitive text, up-to-date distribution maps and superb illustrations, all in a single volume, makes this book the ultimate field guide, essential on every bookshelf and birdwatching trip. We are delighted that our Corporate Sponsor iGoTerra has made its country checklists, including subspecies (IOC or Clements) as well as all other species groups like mammals, butterflies etc. Red-billed Firefinches Lagonosticta senegala were also present there (per www.magornitho.org). In case you are not a member, you will be redirected automatically to the registration form and from there can go straight to the country page. Birds of North-West Africa, Jean C Roché, Jérôme Chevereau, Sittelle, CD. FELLOUS, A. MOULAI, R .& JACOB, JP . For further details, download the country IBAs from BirdLife International. MESBAH, M., Nacera Bouchibi Baaziz, Nasser Baaziz, Mouloud Boulkhssaim, Abdelhakim Bouzid, Abdallah Ouldjaoui, Abdennour Boucheker, Riad Nedjah, Laïd Touati, Farrah Samraoui and Boudjéma Samraoui (2013) Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus breeding attempts on the Hauts Plateaux and in the Algerian Sahara, in 2011–13. The ‘IOC World Bird List’ accepted the split as proposed by the study. Leopard and cheetah are seldom seen. The Convention came into force in Algeria on March 4, 1984. In 1990, it was also found to be widely distributed in two other nearby forests in the Petite Kabylie, namely Tamentout (9,500 ha up to an altitude of 1,626 m) and Djimla (1,000 ha up to 1,352 m). Reprinting due to popular demand! BIRDS - ALGERIA #701-4 MNH. Following a decline until 1991, the breeding population of European White Stork Ciconia ciconia in Algeria has increased. Collins Bird Guide (2nd edition), Lars Svensson, Killian Mullarney and Dan Zetterström, HarperCollins, Softback, Hardback and Large format hardback. Air Algérie, the national airline, flies to a range of destinations in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and North America, but there are no direct flights between Algeria and South America or Australia. Many species of animals and birds Algeria comes under the category of … / Birds in Algeria The first Eurasian Penduline Tits for Algeria were observed in Jijel region in autumn 2019 The Eurasian Penduline Tit (Remiz pendulinus) has a wide breeding range stretching from the Iberian Peninsula eastwards to Central Asia. * There have been no records of these species in Algeria since 1980 and they are believed to be extirpated. En décembre 2019, un groupe d’ornithologues de terrain algérien a découvert le Serin à croupion blanc à Tamanrasset (les noms cités ci-dessous). A Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus was present on 7 January (with nine on 28 March–5 May and four on 15–20 October); there are relatively few winter records. A Yellow-browed Wabler Phylloscopus inornatus was observed in a wadi on 20–23 October (Fig. This symbol bird Algeria has a grey and brown back while the breast is grey in colour. 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