2017 Bird List

Second number is reference to the Plate Number in :-

A Field Guide to Birds of The Gambia and Senegal

[Barlow, Wacher and Disley]

NI = Not Illistrated in Barlow,Watcher and Disley

Bold = Lifer

NFC = New for Country

  1. 2 Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus
  2. 2 Pink Backed Pelican Pelecanus rufescens
  3. 2 Hamerkop Scopus umbretta
  4. 2 Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo = NFC
  5. 2 Long Tailed Cormorant Phalacrocorax africanus
  6. 2 African Darter Anhinga rufa
  7. 3 Black Crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  8. 3 Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
  9. 3 Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides
  10. 3 Striated Heron Butorides striatus
  11. 3 Black Egret Egretta ardesiaca
  12. 3 Intermediate Egret Egretta intermedia
  13. 3 Western Reef Heron Egretta gularis
  14. 3 Little Egret Egretta garzetta
  15. 3 Great White Egret Egretta alba
  16. 3 Black Headed Heron Ardea melanocephala
  17. 3 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
  18. 3 Goliath Heron Ardea goliath
  19. 3 Purple Heron Ardea pururea
  20. 5 White Faced Whistling Duck Dendrocygna viduata
  21. 5 Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus
  22. 6 Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  23. 6 African Harrier Hawk Polyboroides typus
  24. 6 Palm Nut Vulture Gypohierax angolensis
  25. 6 Pied Crow Corvus albus
  26. 6 Hooded Vulture Necrosytes monachus
  27. 8 “Yellow Billed” Kite M.m.parasitus
  28. 8 Black Shouldered Kite Elanus caerulus
  29. 9 Dark Chanting Goshawk Melierax metabates
  30. 9 African Goshawk Accipiter tachiro
  31. 9 Shikra Accipiter badius
  32. 9 Lizard Buzzard Kaupifalco monogrammicus
  33. 10 Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus
  34. 10 Red Necked Falcon Falco chicquera
  35. 10 Grey Kestrel Falco ardosiaceus
  36. 14 Double Spurred Francolin Francolinus bicalcaratus
  37. 15 African Water Rail Rallus caerulescens
  38. 15 Allen’s Gallinule Porphyrio alleni
  39. 15 Black Crake Amaurornis flavorostris
  40. 15 Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio
  41. 15 Greater Painted Snipe Rostratula benghalensis
  42. 15 African Jacana Actophilornis africanus
  43. 16 Temmincks Courser Cursorius temminckii
  44. 16 Senegal Thick Knee Burhinus senegalensis
  45. 17 Black Headed Plover Vanellus tectus
  46. 17 Spur Winged Plover Vanellus spinosus
  47. 17 Wattled Plover Vanellus senegallus
  48. 17 Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola
  49. 17 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
  50. 17 White-fronted Plover Charadrius marginatus
  51. 18 Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
  52. 18 Bar Tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
  53. 18 Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
  54. 18 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
  55. 18 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus
  56. 18 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
  57. 18 Common Redshank Tringa totanus
  58. 19 Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
  59. 19 Black Winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus
  60. 19 Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
  61. 19 Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
  62. 19 Little Stint Calidris minuta = NFC
  63. 19 Sanderling Calidris alba
  64. 19 Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
  65. 20 Grey Headed Gull Larus cirrocephalus
  66. 20 Slender Billed Gull Larus genei
  67. 21 Lesser Black Backed Gull Larus fuscus
  68. 21 Caspian Tern Sterna caspia
  69. 21 Royal Tern Sterna maxima
  70. 21 Lesser Crested Tern Sterna bengalensis
  71. 21 Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis
  72. 22 Gull Billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica
  73. 22 Little Tern Sterna albifrons
  74. 23 Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis
  75. 23 European Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur = NFC
  76. 23 Blue Spotted Wood Dove Turtur afer
  77. 23 Black Billed Wood Dove Turtur abyssinicus
  78. 23 Speckled Pigeon Columba guinea
  79. 23 African Green Pigeon Treron calva
  80. 23 Namaque Dove Oena capensis
  81. 23 Red Eyed Dove Streptopelia semitorquata
  82. 23 African Mourning Dove Streptopelia decipiens
  83. 23 Vinaceous Dove Streptopelia vinacea
  84. 24 Piapiac Ptilostomus afer
  85. 24 Senegal Cougal Centropus senegalensis
  86. 25 Verreaux’s Eagle Owl Bubo lacteus
  87. 25 White Faced Scops Owl Otus leucotis
  88. 25 Pearl Spotted Owlet Glaucidium perlatum
  89. 26 Long Tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus climacurus
  90. 27 Common Swift/Pallid Swift ?
  91. 27 Little Swift Apus affinis
  92. 27 African Palm Swift Cypsiurus parvus
  93. 27 Green Wood Hoopoe Phoeniculus purpureus
  94. 28 Giant Kingfisher Magaceryle maxima
  95. 28 Woodland Kingfisher Halycon senegalensis
  96. 28 Blue Breasted Kingfisher Halcyon malimbica
  97. 28 Stripped Kingfisher Halcyon chelicuti
  98. 28 Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis
  99. 28 African Pygmy Kingfisher Ceyx picta
  100. 28 Broad Billed Roller Eurystomus glaucurus
  101. 28 Blue Bellied Roller Coracias cyanogaster
  102. 28 Abyssinian Roller Coracias abyssiniica
  103. 29 Swallow Tailed Bee Eater Merops hirundineus
  104. 29 Blue Cheeked Bee Eater Merops persicus
  105. 29 Little Bee Eater Merops pusillus
  106. 29 Rose Ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri
  107. 29 Senegal Parrot Poicephalus senegalus
  108. 29 Violet Turaco Musophaga violacea
  109. 29 Western Grey Plantain Eater Crinifer piscator
  110. 29 Green Turaco Tauraco persa
  111. 30 Yellow Fronted Tinkerbird Pogoniulus chrysoconus
  112. 30 Vieillots Barbet Lybius vielloti
  113. 30 African Pied Hornbill Tockus fasiatus
  114. 30 Red Billed Hornbill Tockus erythrorhynchus
  115. 30 African Grey Hornbill Tockus nasutus
  116. 31 Grey Woodpecker Dendropicos goertae
  117. 31 Fine Spotted Woodpecker Campethers punculigera
  118. 31 Brown Backed Woodpecker Picoides obsoletus
  119. 32 Crested Lark Galerida cristata Heard Only
  120. 32 Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis
  121. 33 Fanti Saw Wing Psalidoprocne obscura
  122. 33 Pied Winged Swallow Hirundo leucosoma
  123. 33 Wire Tailed Swallow Hirundo smithii
  124. 33 Red Chested Swallow Hirundo lucida
  125. 33 House Martin Delichon urbica
  126. 33 Sand Martin Riparia cincta = NFC
  127. 34 Fork Tailed Drongo Dicrurus adsimilis
  128. 34 Yellow Wagtail Maoacilla flava (flavissima) (iberiae)
  129. 35 Common Bulbul Pycnonotus barbatus
  130. 35 Yellow Throated Leaflove Chlorocichla flavicollos
  131. 35 Little Greenbul Andropadus virens
  132. 35 Oriole Warbler Hypergerus atriceps Heard Only
  133. 35 Blackcap Babbler Turdoides reinwardtii
  134. 35 Brown Babbler Turdoides plebejus
  135. 36 Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
  136. 36 White Fronted Black Chat Myrmecocichla albifrons
  137. 37 Snowy Crowned Robin Chat Cossypha niveicapilla
  138. 37 Common Redstart Phoeniculus phoeniculus Guide Only
  139. 37 African Thrush Turdus pelios
  140. 38 Olivaceous Warbler Hippolais pallida
  141. 38 Melodius Warbler Hippolais polyglotta
  142. 38 Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus
  143. 39 Whistling Cisticola Cisticola lateralis
  144. 39 Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis
  145. 39 Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus
  146. 40 Red Winged Warbler Heliolais erythroptera
  147. 40 Tawny Flanked Prinia Prinia subflava
  148. 40 Grey Backed Camaroptera Camaroptera brachyura
  149. 40 Green Backed Eremomela Eremomela pusilla
  150. 40 Yellow Breasted Apalis Apalis flavida
  151. 40 Yellow White Eye Zosterops senegalensis
  152. 41 Common Wattle Eye Platysteira cyanea
  153. 41 Senegal Batis Batis senegalensis
  154. 41 African Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone viridis
  155. 41 Red Bellied Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone rufiventer
  156. 42 Variable Sunbird Nectarinia venusuta
  157. 42 Mouse Brown Sunbird Anthreptes gabonicus
  158. 42 Scarlet Chested Sunbird Nectarinia senegalensis
  159. 42 Western Violet Backed Sunbird Anthreptes longuemarei
  160. 42 Splendid Sunbird Nectarinia coccinigaster
  161. 42 Beautiful Sunbird Nectarinia pulchella
  162. 43 Black Crowned Tchagra Tchagra senegala
  163. 43 Brubru Nilaus afer Heard Only
  164. 43 Yellow Crowned Gonolek Laniarius barbarus
  165. 43 Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator
  166. 43 Yellow Billed Shrike Corvinella corvina
  167. 44 Purple Glossy Starling Lamprotornis purpureus
  168. 44 Long Tailed Glossy Starling Lamprotornis caudatus
  169. 45 Yellow Fronted Canary Serinus mozambicus
  170. 45 Grey Headed Sparrow Paser griseus
  171. 45 Chestnut Crowned Sparrow Weaver Plocepasser supercilisus
  172. 45 Northern Red Bishop Euplectes franciscanus
  173. 45 Black Winged Red Bishop Euplectes hordeaceus
  174. 46 Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus
  175. 46 Black Necked Weaver Ploceus nigricollis
  176. 47 Orange Cheeked Waxbill Estrilda melpoda
  177. 47 Lavender Waxbill Estrilda caerulescens
  178. 47 Red Cheeked Cordon Bleu Uraeginthus bengalus
  179. 47 Bronze Manakin Lonchura cucullata
  180. 48 Western Bluebill Spermophaga haematina
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