The dunes of the mighty Erg Chebbi near Merzouga in Southern Morocco. The “gates” of the Sahara.
Silhouette of an hoopoe lark (Alaemon alaudipes) singing at sunset.
First sunlight on the dunes along the border between Morocco and Algeria.
Orange sands meet black mountains near the Erg Ouzina.
Cream-coloured courser (Cursorius cursorius) adult running.
Fossil lake on the route near Taouz.
Petrie's gecko (Stenodactylus petri).
Paleotropical fauna (antelopes, etc.) carved in the 8000 years-old petroglyphs of Aït Ouaazik in the Draa Valley.
Female and chick Pharaoh’s Eagle owl (Bubo bubo ascalaphus) at the nest site on a remote cliff.
Desert wheatear (Oenanthe deserti) adult male perched on desert Euphorbia (Euphorbia officinarum echinus).
Solitary Acacia tree in typical pre-Saharian landscape.
Saharawi family preparing tea in the desert.
Backlit Wind scorpion (Galeodibus sp.?).
Helmethead gecko (Gekonia chazalie) walking on dunes at night. Endemic of the Atlantic Sahara.
Eurasian Spoonbills (Platalea leucorodia) are an unusual sight on the Naila lagoon shores in the Atlantic Sahara.
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