Moroccan Birds

Rachid El Khamlichi

- Independent field ornithologist and ecologist based at Jbel Moussa and Tétouan, northern Morocco.

- Member of GREPOM (BirdLife Morocco) and head of it's Northwest section.

- Member of COCN (Colectivo Ornitológico Cigüeña Negra) Tarifa, Spain.

- Founding member of AMPOVIS (Association Marocaine de Protection des Oiseaux et de la Vie Sauvage / Moroccan Association for the Protection of Birds and Wildlife): January 2017.

ResearchGate profile:


    • El Khamlichi, R. 2011. Humedales marroquíes. In: Colectivo Ornitológico Cigüeña Negra (Eds), Monográfico humedales costeros del Estrecho de Gibraltar. Cazalla (Revista ornitológica) 3: 41-48. 


    • El Khamlichi, R. & COCN (Colectivo Ornitológico Cigüeña Negra). 2014. Les zones humides côtières du Détroit de Gibraltar: un milieu naturel à conserver. Poster au VIIèmes Journées Internationales "Oiseaux d'Eau et Zones Humides au Maroc", Marrakech, 20-22 mars 2014.

    Chapters and reports:

    Blogs & videos:


    1) Aves de Marruecos: only blogs about ringed birds and migration (aves anilladas y migración), other observations included in MaghrebOrnitho.

    2) MaghrebOrnitho (click HERE for all activities of Rachid in this blog).


    1) Main personal YouTube channel

    2) Some videos on the MaghrebOrnitho YouTube channel.