2008 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 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 Purple Heron Ardea pururea
  19. 4 Yellow Billed Stork Mycteria ibis
  20. 4 African Spoonbill Platalea alba
  21. 5 Spur Winged Goose Plectropterus gambesis
  22. 5 White Faced Whistling Duck Dendrocygna viduata
  23. 5 Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus
  24. 6 Osprey Pandion haliaetus
  25. 6 African Harrier Hawk Polyboroides typus
  26. 6 Palm Nut Vulture Gypohierax angolensis
  27. 6 Pied Crow Corvus albus
  28. 6 Hooded Vulture Necrosytes monachus
  29. 7 Wahlberg’s Eagle Aquila wahlbergi
  30. 7 Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus 
  31. 7 Long Crested Eagle Lophaetus occipitalis
  32. 8 Black Kite Milvus migrans 
  33. 8 Yellow Billed Kite M.m.parasitus 
  34. 8 Black Shouldered Kite Elanus caerulus 
  35. 9 European Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus 
  36. 9 Dark Chanting Goshawk Melierax metabates
  37. 9 Gabar Goshawk Micronisus gabar 
  38. 9 Shikra Accipiter badius 
  39. 9 Lizard Buzzard Kaupifalco monogrammicus
  40. 10 Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus 
  41. 10 African Hobby Falco cuvierii 
  42. 10 Red Necked Falcon Falco chicquera
  43. 10 Grey Kestrel Falco ardosiaceus 
  44. 10 Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 
  45. 14 Double Spurred Francolin Francolinus bicalcaratus 
  46. 15 Black Crake Amaurornis flavorostris
  47. 15 Greater Painted Snipe Rostratula benghalensis 
  48. 15 African Jacana Actophilornis africanus 
  49. 16 Senegal Thick Knee Burhinus senegalensis 
  50. 17 Spur Winged Plover Vanellus spinosus
  51. 17 Wattled Plover Vanellus senegallus 
  52. 17 Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola
  53. 17 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
  54. 18 Whimbrel  Numenius phaeopus 
  55. 18 Bar Tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica 
  56. 18 Greenshank Tringa nebularia
  57. 18 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus
  58. 18 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
  59. 18 Redshank Tringa totanus 
  60. 19 Black Winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus 
  61. 19 Turnstone Arenaria interpres 
  62. 19 Sanderling Calidris alba 
  63. 19 Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea 
  64. 20 Grey Headed Gull Larus cirrocephalus 
  65. 20 Slender Billed Gull  Larus genei 
  66. 21 Kelp Gull  Larus dominicanus
  67. 21 Lesser Black Backed Gull Larus fuscus 
  68. 21 Caspian Tern Sterna caspia 
  69. 21 Royal Tern Sterna maxima 
  70. 21 Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis
  71. 22 Gull Billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica
  72. 23 Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis
  73. 23 Blue Spotted Wood Dove Turtur afer
  74. 23 Black Billed Wood Dove Turtur abyssinicus
  75. 23 Speckled Pigeon Columba guinea
  76. 23 African Green Pigeon Treron calva
  77. 23 Red Eyed Dove Streptopelia semitorquata
  78. 23 African Mourning Dove  Streptopelia decipiens
  79. 23 Vinaceous Dove  Streptopelia vinacea
  80. 24 Piapiac Ptilostomus afer
  81. 24 Senegal Coucal Centropus senegalensis
  82. 24 Klass Cuckoo Chrysococcoyx klaas
  83. 25 White Faced Scops Owl Otus leucotis
  84. 26 Long Tailed Nightjar  Caprimulgus climacurus
  85. 26 Standard Winged  Nightjar Macrodipteryx longipennis
  86. 27 Little Swift Apus affinis
  87. 27 Mottled Spinetail Telacanthura ussheri
  88. 27 African Palm Swift Cypsiurus parvus
  89. 27 Green Wood Hoopoe Phoeniculus purpureus
  90. 27 Hoopoe Upupa epops
  91. 28 Giant Kingfisher Magaceryle maxima
  92. 28 Blue breasted Kingfisher Halycon malimbica
  93. 28 Stripped Kingfisher Halcyon chelicuti
  94. 28 Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis
  95. 28 Malachite Kingfisher Alcedo cristata
  96. 28 Broad Billed Roller Eurystomus glaucurus
  97. 28 Blue Bellied Roller Coracias cyanogaster
  98. 28 Abyssinian Roller Coracias abyssiniica
  99. 29 Blue Cheeked Bee Eater Merops persicus
  100. 29 Little Bee Eater Merops pusillus
  101. 29 Senegal Parrot Poicephalus senegalus
  102. 29 Rose Ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri
  103. 29 Violet Turaco Musophaga violacea
  104. 29 Western Grey Plantain Eater Crinifer piscator
  105. 30 Yellow Fronted Tinkerbird Pogoniulus chrysoconus
  106. 30 Bearded Barbet Lybius dubius
  107. 30 Vieillots Barbet Lybius vielloti
  108. 30 African Grey Hornbill Tockus nasutus
  109. 30 Red Billed Hornbill Tockus erythrorhynchus
  110. 30 African Pied Hornbill Tockus fasiatus
  111. 31 Grey Woodpecker Dendropicus goetae
  112. 31 Fine Spotted Woodpecker Campethera punctuligera
  113. 31 Greater Honeyguide Indicator indicator
  114. 31 Lesser Honeyguide Indicator minor
  115. 31 Spotted Honeyguide Indicator maculatus
  116. 32 Crested Lark Galerida cristata
  117. 32 Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis
  118. 33 Fanti Saw Wing Psalidoprocne obscura
  119. 33 Pied Winged Swallow Hirundo leucosoma
  120. 33 Wire Tailed Swallow Hirundo smithii
  121. 33 Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
  122. 34 African Golden Oriole Oriolus auratus
  123. 34 Fork Tailed Drongo Dicrurus adsimilis
  124. 34 Yellow Throated Longclaw Macronyx croceus
  125. 35 Common Bulbul Pycnonotus barbatus
  126. 35 Little Greenbul Andropadus virens
  127. 35 Grey Headed Bristlebill Bleda canicapilla
  128. 35 Oriole Warbler Hypergerus atriceps
  129. 35 Blackcap Babbler Turdoides reinwardtii
  130. 35 Brown Babbler Turdoides plebejus
  131. 36 Whinchat Saxicola rubetra
  132. 36 White Fronted Black Chat Myrmecocichla albifrons
  133. 37 White Crowned Robin Chat Cossypha albicapilla
  134. 37 Snowy Crowned Robin Chat Cossypha niveicapilla
  135. 37 African Thrush Turdus pelios
  136. 39 Singing Cisticola Cisticola cantans
  137. 39 Plaintive Cisticola Cisticola dorsti
  138. 39 Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis
  139. 40 Tawny Flanked Prinia Prinia subflava
  140. 40 Green Backed Eremomela Eremomela pusilla
  141. 40 Northern Crombec Sylvietta brachyura
  142.  40 Grey Backed Cameroptera Camaroptera brachyura
  143. 40 Yellow Breasted Apalis Apalis flavida
  144. 40 Yellow Penduline Tit Anthosopus parvulus
  145. 41 Nothern Black Flycatcher Melaenornis edolioides
  146. 41 Red Bellied Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone rufiventer
  147. 42 Variable Sunbird Nectarinia venusuta
  148. 42 Scarlet Chested Sunbird Nectarinia senegalensis
  149. 42 Western Violet Backed Sunbird Anthreptes longuemarei
  150. 42 Splendid Sunbird Nectarinia coccinigaster
  151. 42 Beautiful Sunbird Nectarinia pulchella
  152. 43 Black Crowned Tchagra Tchagra senegala
  153. 43 Yellow Crowned Gonolek Laniarius barbarus
  154. 43 Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator
  155. 43 Yellow Billed Shrike Corvinella corvina
  156. 44 Purple Glossy Starling Lamprotornis purpureus
  157. 44 Long Tailed Glossy Starling Lamprotornis caudatus
  158. 44 Yellow Billed Oxpecker Buphagus africanus
  159. 45 Yellow Fronted Canary Serinus mozambicus
  160. 45 House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  161. 45 Grey Headed Sparrow Paser griseus
  162. 45 Chestnut Crowned Sparrow Weaver Plocepasser supercilisus
  163. 45 White Billed Buffalo Weaver Bubalornis albirostris
  164. 45 Northern Red Bishop Euplectes franciscanus
  165. 46 Vitelline Masked Weaver Ploceus velatus
  166. 46 Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus
  167. 46 Little Weaver Ploceus luteolus
  168. 46 Black Necked Weaver Ploceus nigricollis
  169. 47 Orange Cheeked Waxbill Estrilda melpoda
  170. 47 Lavender Waxbill Estrilda caerulescens
  171. 47 Red Cheeked Cordon Bleu Uraeginthus bengalus
  172. 47 Red Billed Firefinch Lagonosticta senegala
  173. 47 Bronze Manakin Lonchura cucullata
  174. 48 Cut Throat Finch Amadina fasciata
  175. 48 Quail Finch Ortygospiza artricollis

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