Scenes of the Diawling National Park - Mauritania - November 2005 - Page (2)

Grassy marshland containing many of the species of wading bird, hawk, heron and gull
that are found in West Africa

The 'strange cloud formation' we had seen earlier from a distance .....

..... turned out to be a fiercely burning fire amongst the dry undergrowth

Grass and bushes that grow in salt marshes .. stretching many kilometres into the distance