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Barbary Partridge Shooting In Morocco

Driven Shooting | Walked Up Shooting

Barbary Partridge Shooting In Morocco

Driven Barbary Partridge Shooting In Morocco

Season – October 1st to March 31st

Barbary partridge shooting in Morocco’s Atlas Mountains offers an exhilarating experience in a challenging terrain. Native to North Africa, Barbary partridges thrive on the Widaine Estate. The shoot is run in the traditional “English” style with birds being released in July and August. 

Guests can expect a mixture of high curling birds, and fast down hill birds. 

Our teams conservation efforts ensure the sustainability of this unique hunting experience, emphasizing responsible practices for both the species and its habitat.

Walked Up Wild Barbary Partridge Shooting In Morocco

Season – October 1st to January 31st

Walked up partridge shooting on the Widiane estate offers guests a unique blend of adventure and sport. Amidst the stunning landscapes, hunters traverse varied terrains, from rugged mountains to rolling hills.

This traditional form of shooting involves a slower pace, with hunters, guides and their dogs flushing out partridges, creating an intimate connection with nature. The experience not only demands keen marksmanship but also emphasizes the importance of strategy and teamwork.

Guests will find themselves immersed in the rich cultural tapestry of Morocco, making the journey as memorable as the pursuit itself. The allure lies not just in the hunt but in the harmonious blend of sport and scenic beauty.

The Barbary Partridge

The Barbary partridge (Alectoris barbara), also known as the Barbary red-legged partridge, is a captivating bird species found in the stunning landscapes of Morocco. With its vibrant plumage and striking red legs, this partridge holds a special place in the region’s avian diversity.
Endemic to North Africa, the Barbary partridge thrives in Morocco’s arid and rocky terrain, including the Atlas Mountains and the surrounding areas. Its adaptability to various habitats, from dense forests to open scrublands, has allowed it to establish a strong presence in the country.

With an average length of 33 centimetres, this medium-sized bird possesses a distinct appearance. Its chestnut-coloured back is adorned with intricate black and white patterns, which blend seamlessly with the surroundings, providing excellent camouflage. The male Barbary partridge boasts a remarkable crimson face and throat, enhancing its appeal during courtship rituals.

In Morocco, the Barbary partridge is known for its distinctive vocalisations. Its call, a series of whistling notes, resonates through the valleys and canyons, adding an enchanting melody to the wilderness. These vocalizations serve multiple purposes, including territorial communication and attracting mates.

Barbary partridges are primarily herbivorous, feeding on a diverse diet of seeds, fruits, leaves, and insects. Their foraging habits contribute to the dispersion of seeds and the maintenance of ecological balance within their habitat.

Morocco’s efforts to conserve its unique biodiversity have played a crucial role in the protection of the Barbary partridge. Conservation initiatives, such as habitat preservation and controlled hunting practices, aim to ensure the long-term survival of this species.

How To Book


The first step is to send us a message or email outlining the itinerary for your perfect trip

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One of your team will be in touch with a detailed proposal and a list of available dates.

Join Us In Morocco

Once everything is planned the only thing left to do is board your flight and join us in the mountians

“Challenging and enjoyable shooting”

“Undoubtedly some of the most picturesque, challenging and enjoyable shooting I have ever experienced. The birds were very well presented. The hotel (Widiane) was exceptional and the team were thoroughly professional throughout. I would definitely recommend them to others and will be going back.”

Mr C. B.


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