2007 Bird List

BOLD indicates Lifer

Second number is reference to the Plate Number in :-

A Field Guide to Birds of The Gambia and Senegal

[Barlow, Wacher and Disley]

  1. 1 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis
  2. 2 Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus
  3. 2 Pink Backed Pelican Pelecanus rufescens
  4. 2 Hamerkop Scopus umbretta
  5. 2 Long Tailed Cormorant Phalacrocorax africanus
  6. 2 African Darter Anhinga rufa
  7. 3 White Backed Night Heron Gorsachius leuconotus
  8. 3 Black Crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
  9. 3 Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
  10. 3 Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides
  11. 3 Striated Heron Butorides striatus
  12. 3 Black Egret Egretta ardesiaca
  13. 3 Intermediate Egret Egretta intermedia
  14. 3 Western Reef Heron Egretta gularis
  15. 3 Little Egret Egretta garzetta
  16. 3 Great White Egret Egretta alba
  17. 3 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
  18. 3 Goliath Heron Ardea goliath
  19. 3 Purple Heron Ardea pururea
  20. 4 Wholly Necked Stork Ciconia episcopus
  21. 4 African Spoonbill Platalea alba
  22. 4 Eurassian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia
  23. 5 Spur Winged Goose Plectropterus gambesis
  24. 5 White Faced Whistling Duck Dendrocygna viduata
  25. 5 Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus
  26. 6 Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  27. 6 African Harrier Hawk Polyboroides typus
  28. 6 Palm Nut Vulture Gypohierax angolensis
  29. 6 Pied Crow Corvus albus
  30. 6 Hooded Vulture Necrosytes monachus
  31. 6 White Backed Vulture Gyps africanus
  32. 7 Wahlberg’s Eagle Aquila wahlbergi
  33. 7 African Hawk Eagle Hieraaetus spilogaster
  34. 7 Long Crested Eagle Lophaetus occipitalis
  35. 8 Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus
  36. 8 Brown Snake Eagle Circaetus cinereus
  37. 8 Western Banded Snake Eagle Circaetus cinerascens
  38. 8 Short Toed Eagle Circaetus gallicus
  39. 8 Black Kite Milvus migrans
  40. 8 “Yellow Billed” Kite M.m.parasitus
  41. 8 Grasshopper Buzzard Butastur rufipennis
  42. 8 Black Shouldered Kite Elanus caerulus
  43. 9 Montagu’s Harrier Circus pygargus
  44. 9 European Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus
  45. 9 Dark Chanting Goshawk Melierax metabates
  46. 9 Gabar Goshawk Micronisus gabar
  47. 9 Shikra Accipiter badius
  48. 9 Lizard Buzzard Kaupifalco monogrammicus
  49. 10 Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus
  50. 10 African Hobby Falco cuvierii
  51. 10 Grey Kestrel Falco ardosiaceus
  52. 14 Double Spurred Francolin Francolinus bicalcaratus
  53. 14 Stone Partridge Ptilopachus petrosus
  54. 14 Four Banded Sandgrouse Pterocles quadricinctus
  55. 15 Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
  56. 15 Black Crake Amaurornis flavorostris
  57. 15 Greater Painted Snipe Rostratula benghalensis
  58. 15 African Jacana Actophilornis africanus
  59. 15 African Finfoot Podica senegalensis
  60. 16 Collard Pratincole Glarecola pratincola
  61. 16 Spotted Thick Knee Burhinus capensis
  62. 16 Senegal Thick Knee Burhinus senegalensis
  63. 17 Black Headed Plover Vanellus tectus
  64. 17 Spur Winged Plover Vanellus spinosus
  65. 17 Wattled Plover Vanellus senegallus
  66. 17 Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola
  67. 17 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
  68. 17 Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrius
  69. 18 Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
  70. 18 Bar Tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
  71. 18 Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
  72. 18 Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis
  73. 18 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
  74. 18 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
  75. 18 Common Redshank Tringa totanus
  76. 19 Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
  77. 19 Black Winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus
  78. 19 Ruff Philomachus pugnax
  79. 19 Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
  80. 19 Sanderling Calidris alba
  81. 20 Black Headed Gull Larus ridibundus
  82. 20 Grey Headed Gull Larus cirrocephalus
  83. 20 Slender Billed Gull Larus genei
  84. 21 Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus
  85. 21 Lesser Black Backed Gull Larus fuscus
  86. 21 Caspian Tern Sterna caspia
  87. 21 Royal Tern Sterna maxima
  88. 21 Lesser Crested Tern Sterna bengalensis
  89. 21 Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis
  90. 22 Gull Billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica
  91. 22 Common Tern Sterna hirundo
  92. 22 White Winged Black Tern Chlidonias leucopterus
  93. 22 Little Tern Sterna albifrons
  94. 23 Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis
  95. 23 Black Billed Wood Dove Turtur abyssinicus
  96. 23 Speckled Pigeon Columba guinea
  97. 23 Bruce’s Green Pigeon Treron waalia
  98. 23 African Green Pigeon Treron calva
  99. 23 Namaque Dove Oena capensis
  100. 23 Red Eyed Dove Streptopelia semitorquata
  101. 23 African Mourning Dove Streptopelia decipiens
  102. 23 African Collard Dove Streptopelia roseogrisea
  103. 23 Vinaceous Dove Streptopelia vinacea
  104. 24 Piapiac Ptilostomus afer
  105. 24 Senegal Cougal Centropus senegalensis
  106. 24 Diederik Cuckoo Chrysococcoyx caprius
  107. 25 Verreaux’s Eagle Owl Bubo lacteus
  108. 25 White Faced Scops Owl Otus leucotis
  109. 25 Pearl Spotted Owlet Glaucidium perlatum
  110. 26 Long Tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus climacurus
  111. 26 Standard Winged Nightjar Macrodipteryx longipennis
  112. 26 Plain Nightjar Caprimulgus inornatus
  113. 27 Pallid Swift Apus pallidus
  114. 27 Common Swift Apus apus
  115. 27 Little Swift Apus affinis
  116. 27 Mottled Spinetail Telacanthura ussheri
  117. 27 African Palm Swift Cypsiurus parvus
  118. 27 Black Wood Hoopoe Rhinopomastus aterrimus
  119. 27 Green Wood Hoopoe Phoeniculus purpureus
  120. 27 Eurasain Hoopoe Upupa epops
  121. 28 Giant Kingfisher Magaceryle maxima
  122. 28 Blue Breasted Kingfisher Halcyon malimbica
  123. 28 Stripped Kingfisher Halcyon chelicuti
  124. 28 Grey Headed Kingfisher Halcyon leucocephala
  125. 28 Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis
  126. 28 Malachite Kingfisher Alcedo cristata
  127. 28 Broad Billed Roller Eurystomus glaucurus
  128. 28 Blue Bellied Roller Coracias cyanogaster
  129. 28 Rufous Crowned Roller Coracias naevia
  130. 28 Abyssinian Roller Coracias abyssiniica
  131. 29 Swallow Tailed Bee Eater Merops hirundineus
  132. 29 Blue Cheeked Bee Eater Merops persicus
  133. 29 European Bee Eater Merops apiaster
  134. 29 Little Bee Eater Merops pusillus
  135. 29 White Throated Bee Eater Merops albicollis
  136. 29 Rose Ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri
  137. 29 Senegal Parrot Poicephalus senegalus
  138. 29 Brown Necked Parrot Poicephalus robustus
  139. 29 Violet Turaco Musophaga violacea
  140. 29 Western Grey Plantain Eater Crinifer piscatoa
  141. 30Yellow Fronted Tinkerbird Pogoniulus chrysoconus
  142. 30 Bearded Barbet Lybius dubius
  143. 30 Vieillots Barbet Lybius vielloti
  144. 30 Red Billed Hornbill Tockus erythrorhynchus
  145. 30 African Grey Hornbill Tockus nasutus
  146. 31 Grey Woodpecker Dendropicos goertae
  147. 31 Brown Backed Woodpecker Picoides obsoletus
  148. 32 Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis
  149. 33 Fanti Saw Wing Psalidoprocne obscura
  150. 33 Pied Winged Swallow Hirundo leucosoma
  151. 33 Wire Tailed Swallow Hirundo smithii
  152. 33 Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  153. 33 Red Chested Swallow Hirundo lucida
  154. 33 House Martin Delichon urbica
  155. 34 African Golden Oriole Oriolus auratus
  156. 34 Fork Tailed Drongo Dicrurus adsimilis
  157. 34 Yellow Wagtail Maoacilla flava
  158. 34 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea
  159. 34 White Wagtail Motacilla alba
  160. 35 Common Bulbul Pycnonotus barbatus
  161. 35 Oriole Warbler Hypergerus atriceps
  162. 35 Blackcap Babbler Turdoides reinwardtii
  163. 35 Brown Babbler Turdoides plebejus
  164. 36 Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
  165. 36 White Fronted Black Chat Myrmecocichla albifrons
  166. 37 White Crowned Robin Chat Cossypha albicapilla
  167. 37 Common Redstart Phoeniculus phoeniculus
  168. 37 African Thrush Turdus pelios
  169. 38 Olivaceous Warbler Hippolais pallida
  170. 38 Melodius Warbler Hippolais polyglotta
  171. 38 Common Whitethroat Sylvia communis
  172. 38 Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans
  173. 38 Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus
  174. 39 Singing Cisticola Cisticola cantans
  175. 39 Whistling Cisticola Cisticola lateralis
  176. 39 Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis
  177. 40 Tawny Flanked Prinia Prinia subflava
  178. 40 Green Backed Eremomela Eremomela pusilla
  179. 40 Green Crombec Sylvietta virens
  180. 40 Northern Crombec Sylvietta brachyura
  181. 40 Grey Backed Cameroptera Camaroptera brachyura
  182. 40 Green Hylia Hylia prasina
  183. 40 Yellow Penduline Tit Anthosopus parvulus
  184. 41 Blue Flycatcher Elminia longicauda
  185. 41 Senegal Batis Batis senegalensis
  186. 41 Nothern Black Flycatcher Melaenornis edolioides
  187. 41 Red Bellied Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone rufiventer
  188. 42 Pygmy Sunbird Anthreptes platurus
  189. 42 Collard Sunbird Antthreptes collaris
  190. 42 Variable Sunbird Nectarinia venusuta
  191. 42 Mouse Brown Sunbird Anthreptes gabonicus
  192. 42 Scarlet Chested Sunbird Nectarinia senegalensis
  193. 42 Western Violet Backed Sunbird Anthreptes longuemarei
  194. 42 Splendid Sunbird Nectarinia coccinigaster
  195. 42 Beautiful Sunbird Nectarinia pulchella
  196. 42 Copper Sunbird Nectarinia cuprea
  197. 43 Black Crowned Tchagra Tchagra senegala
  198. 43 Brubru Nilaus afer
  199. 43 Northern Puffback Dryosopus gambensis
  200. 43 Yellow Crowned Gonolek Laniarius barbarus
  201. 43 White Crested Helmet Shrike Prionops plumatus
  202. 43 Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator
  203. 43 Yellow Billed Shrike Corvinella corvina
  204. 44 Greater Blue Eared Glossy Starling Lamprotornis chalybaeus
  205. 44 Lesser Blue Eared Glossy Starling Lamprotornis chloropterus
  206. 44 Purple Glossy Starling Lamprotornis purpureus
  207. 44 Bronze Tailed Glossy Starling Lamprotornis chalcurus
  208. 44 Long Tailed Glossy Starling Lamprotornis caudatus
  209. 44 Yellow Billed Oxpecker Buphagus africanus
  210. 45 Sudan Golden Sparrow Passer luteus
  211. 45 Yellow Fronted Canary Serinus mozambicus
  212. 45 House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  213. 45 Grey Headed Sparrow Paser griseus
  214. 45 Bush Petronia Petronia dentata
  215. 45 Chestnut Crowned Sparrow  Weaver Plocepasser supercilisus
  216. 45 White Billed Buffalo Weaver Bubalornis albirostris
  217. 45 Northern Red Bishop Euplectes franciscanus
  218. 45 Black Winged Red Bishop Euplectes hordeaceus
  219. 46 Vitelline Masked Weaver Ploceus velatus
  220. 46 Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus
  221. 46 Little Weaver Ploceus luteolus
  222. 46 Black Necked Weaver Ploceus nigricollis
  223. 47 Orange Cheeked Waxbill Estrilda melpoda
  224. 47 Lavender Waxbill Estrilda caerulescens
  225. 47 Black Rumped Waxbill Estrilda troglodytes
  226. 47 Red Cheeked Cordon Bleu Uraeginthus bengalus
  227. 47 Red Billed Firefinch Lagonosticta senegala
  228. 47 African Silverbill Lonchura cantans
  229.  47 Bronze Manakin Lonchura cucullata
  230. 48 Red Billed Quelea Quelea quelea

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