2005 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 Goliath Heron Ardea goliath
  19. 3 Purple Heron Ardea pururea
  20. 4 African Spoonbill Platalea alba
  21. 4 Black Crowned Crane Balearica pavonina
  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 Long Crested Eagle Lophaetus occipitalis
  31. 8 Black Kite Milvus migrans
  32. 8 “Yellow Billed” Kite M.m.parasitus
  33. 8 Black Shouldered Kite Elanus caerulus
  34. 9 Dark Chanting Goshawk Melierax metabates
  35. 9 Gabar Goshawk Micronisus gabar
  36. 9 Shikra Accipiter badius
  37. 9 Lizard Buzzard Kaupifalco monogrammicus
  38. 10 Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus
  39. 10 Grey Kestrel Falco ardosiaceus
  40. 14 Double Spurred Francolin Francolinus bicalcaratus
  41. 15 African Jacana Actophilornis africanus
  42. 16 Senegal Thick Knee Burhinus senegalensis
  43. 17 Black Headed Plover Vanellus tectus
  44. 17 Spur Winged Plover Vanellus spinosus
  45. 17 Wattled Plover Vanellus senegallus
  46. 17 Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola
  47. 17 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
  48. 18 Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
  49. 18 Black Tailed Godwit Limosa limosa
  50. 18 Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
  51. 18 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
  52. 18 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus
  53. 18 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
  54. 18 Common Redshank Tringa totanus
  55. 19 Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
  56. 19 Black Winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus
  57. 19 Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
  58. 19 Sanderling Calidris alba
  59. 19 Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
  60. 20 Grey Headed Gull Larus cirrocephalus
  61. 20 Slender Billed Gull Larus genei
  62. 21 Lesser Black Backed Gull Larus fuscus
  63. 21 Caspian Tern Sterna caspia
  64. 21 Royal Tern Sterna maxima
  65. 21 Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis
  66. 22 White Winged Black Tern Chlidonias leucopterus
  67. 23 Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis
  68. 23 Blue Spotted Wood Dove Turtur afer
  69. 23 Black Billed Wood Dove Turtur abyssinicus
  70. 23 Speckled Pigeon Columba guinea
  71. 23 African Green Pigeon Treron calva
  72. 23 Red Eyed Dove Streptopelia semitorquata
  73. 23 African Mourning Dove Streptopelia decipiens
  74. 23 Vinaceous Dove Streptopelia vinacea
  75. 24 Piapiac Ptilostomus afer
  76. 24 Senegal Cougal Centropus senegalensis
  77. 24 Levaillant’s Cuckoo Clamator levaillantii
  78. 24 Diederik Cuckoo Chrysococcoyx caprius
  79. 25 Verreaux’s Eagle Owl Bubo lacteus
  80. 25 Pearl Spotted Owlet Glaucidium perlatum
  81. 27 Little Swift Apus affinis
  82. 27 Mottled Spinetail Telacanthura ussheri
  83. 27 African Palm Swift Cypsiurus parvus
  84. 27 Green Wood Hoopoe Phoeniculus purpureus
  85. 28 Giant Kingfisher Magaceryle maxima
  86. 28 Woodland Kingfisher Halcyon senegalensis
  87. 28 Blue Breasted Kingfisher Halcyon malimbica
  88. 28 Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis
  89. 28 African Pygmy Kingfisher Ceyx picta
  90. 28 Broad Billed Roller Eurystomus glaucurus
  91. 28 Blue Bellied Roller Coracias cyanogaster
  92. 28 Abyssinian Roller Coracias abyssiniica
  93. 29 Swallow Tailed Bee Eater Merops hirundineus
  94. 29 Blue Cheeked Bee Eater Merops persicus
  95. 29 Little Bee Eater Merops pusillus
  96. 29 Rose Ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri
  97. 29 Senegal Parrot Poicephalus senegalus
  98. 29 Violet Turaco Musophaga violacea
  99. 29 Western Grey Plantain Eater Crinifer piscator
  100. 29 Green Turaco Tauraco persa
  101. 30 Yellow Fronted Tinkerbird Pogoniulus chrysoconus
  102. 30 Bearded Barbet Lybius dubius
  103. 30 African Pied Hornbill Tockus fasiatus
  104. 30 Red Billed Hornbill Tockus erythrorhynchus
  105. 30 African Grey Hornbill Tockus nasutus
  106. 31 Grey Woodpecker Dendropicos goertae
  107. 31 Fine Spotted Woodpecker Campethera punctuligera
  108. 31 Greater Honeyguide Indicator indicator
  109. 32 Crested Lark Galerida cristata
  110. 33 Fanti Saw Wing Psalidoprocne obscura
  111. 33 Pied Winged Swallow Hirundo leucosoma
  112. 33 Wire Tailed Swallow Hirundo smithii
  113. 34 Fork Tailed Drongo Dicrurus adsimilis
  114. 34 Yellow Wagtail Maoacilla flava
  115. 34 White Wagtail Motacilla alba
  116. 35 Common Bulbul Pycnonotus barbatus
  117. 35 Yellow Throated Leaflove Chlorocichla flavicollis
  118. 35 Little Greenbul Andropadus virens
  119. 35 Oriole Warbler Hypergerus atriceps
  120. 35 Blackcap Babbler Turdoides reinwardtii
  121. 35 Brown Babbler Turdoides plebejus
  122. 37 Snowy Crowned Robin Chat Cossypha niveicapilla
  123. 37 African Thrush Turdus pelios
  124. 38 Olivaceous Warbler Hippolais pallida
  125. 38 Melodius Warbler Hippolais polyglotta
  126. 39 Siffling Cisticola Cisticola brachypterus
  127. 39 Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis
  128. 40 Tawny Flanked Prinia Prinia subflava
  129. 40 Green Backed Eremomela Eremomela pusilla
  130. 40 Northern Crombec Sylvietta brachyura
  131. 40 Grey Backed Cameroptera Camaroptera brachyura
  132. 40 Yellow Breasted Apalis Apalis flavida
  133. 41 Common Wattle Eye Platysteira cyanea
  134. 41 Nothern Black Flycatcher Melaenornis edolioides
  135. 41 African Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone viridis
  136. 41 Red Bellied Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone rufiventer
  137. 42 Variable Sunbird Nectarinia venusuta
  138. 42 Splendid Sunbird Nectarinia coccinigaster
  139. 42 Beautiful Sunbird Nectarinia pulchella
  140. 43 Black Crowned Tchagra Tchagra senegala
  141. 43 Yellow Crowned Gonolek Laniarius barbarus
  142. 43 Northern Puffback Dryosopus gambensis
  143. 43 Yellow Billed Shrike Corvinella corvina
  144. 44 Greater Blue Eared Glossy Starling Lamprotornis chalybaeus
  145. 44 Lesser Blue Eared Glossy Starling Lamprotornis chloropterus
  146. 44 Purple Glossy Starling Lamprotornis purpureus
  147. 44 Long Tailed Glossy Starling Lamprotornis caudatus
  148. 45 House Sparrow Passer domesticus
  149. 45 Grey Headed Sparrow Paser griseus
  150. 45 Bush Petronia Petronia dentata
  151. 45 White Billed Buffalo Weaver Bubalornis albirostris
  152. 45 Northern Red Bishop Euplectes franciscanus
  153. 46 Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus
  154. 46 Black Necked Weaver Ploceus nigricollis
  155. 47 Orange Cheeked Waxbill Estrilda melpoda
  156. 47 Lavender Waxbill Estrilda caerulescens
  157. 47 Black Rumped Waxbill Estrilda troglodytes
  158. 47 Red Cheeked Cordon Bleu Uraeginthus bengalus
  159. 47 Bar Breasted Firefinch Lagonosticta rufopicta
  160. 47 Red Billed Firefinch Lagonosticta senegala
  161. 47 Bronze Manakin Lonchura cucullata
  162. 48 Western Bluebill Spermophaga haematina
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