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Species Scientific Name Date Location Comments 1 Northern Gannet Morus bassanus 10/11/2012 Gambia 2 Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 05/11/2012 Gambia 3 African Darter Anhinga rufa 05/11/2012 Gambia 4 Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus 05/11/2012 Gambia 5 Pink-backed Pelican Pelecanus rufescens 05/11/2012 Gambia 6 White-backed Night Heron Gorsachius leuconotus 04/11/2012 Gambia 7 Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax 07/11/2012 Gambia 8 Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides 05/11/2012 Gambia 9 Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis 02/11/2012 Gambia 10 Striated Heron Butorides striata 02/11/2012 Gambia 11 Black Heron Egretta ardesiaca 02/11/2012 Gambia 12 Western Reef Heron Egretta gularis 05/11/2012 Gambia 13 Little Egret Egretta garzetta 05/11/2012 Gambia 14 Intermediate Egret Egretta intermedia 04/11/2012 Gambia 15 Great White Egret Egretta alba 02/11/2012 Gambia 16 Purple Heron Ardea purpurea 04/11/2012 Gambia 17 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 03/11/2012 Gambia 18 Black-headed Heron Ardea melanocephala 03/11/2012 Gambia 19 Goliath Heron Ardea goliath 09/11/2012 Gambia 20 Hamerkop Scopus umbretta 05/11/2012 Gambia 21 Yellow-billed Stork Mycteria ibis 09/11/2012 The Gambia 22 Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus 05/11/2012 Gambia 23 Marabou Stork Leptoptilos crumeniferus 05/11/2012 Gambia 24 Hadada Ibis Bostrychia hagedash 06/11/2012 Gambia 25 Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus 06/11/2012 Gambia 26 African Spoonbill Platalea alba 09/12/2012 Gambia 27 Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber 05/11/2012 Gambia 28 White-faced Whistling Duck Dendrocygna viduata 02/12/2012 Gambia 29 Spur-winged Goose Plectropterus gambensis 05/11/2012 The Gambia 30 Knob-billed Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos 10/12/2012 Gambia 31 African Pygmy Goose Nettapus auritus 08/11/2012 The Gambia 32 Osprey Pandion haliaetus 03/11/2012 33 Black-shouldered Kite Elanus caeruleus 04/11/2012 34 Black Kite Milvus migrans 04/11/2012 35 African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer 07/11/2012 36 Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monachus 02/11/2012 37 White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus 02/11/2012 38 Eurasian Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus 02/11/2012 Gambia 39 Beaudouin's Snake Eagle Circaetus beaudouini 04/11/2012 Gambia 40 Brown Snake Eagle Circaetus cinereus 05/11/2012 Gambia 41 Western Banded Snake Eagle Circaetus cinerascens 07/11/2012 Gambia 42 Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus 09/11/2012 Gambia 43 African Harrier Hawk Polyboroides typus 04/11/2012 Gambia 44 Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus 04/11/2012 45 Western Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus 04/11/2012 46 Gabar Goshawk Micronisus gabar 05/11/2012 Gambia 47 Dark Chanting Goshawk Melierax metabates 04/11/2012 Gambia 48 Grasshopper Buzzard Butastur rufipennis 04/11/2012 Gambia 49 Lizard Buzzard Kaupifalco monogrammicus 03/11/2012 Gambia 50 Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax 08/11/2012 Gambia 51 Wahlberg's Eagle Aquila wahlbergi 06/11/2012 Gambia 52 African Hawk Eagle Hieraaetus spilogaster 05/11/2012 Gambia 53 Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus 10/11/2012 Gambia 54 Ayres's Hawk Eagle Hieraaetus ayresii 04/11/2012 Gambia 55 Long-crested Eagle Lophaetus occipitalis 03/11/2012 Gambia 56 Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus 06/11/2012 Gambia 57 Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni 05/11/2012 Gambia 58 Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 03/11/2012 Gambia 59 Grey Kestrel Falco ardosiaceus 05/11/2012 Gambia 60 Red-necked Falcon Falco chicquera 04/11/2012 Gambia 61 African Hobby Falco cuvierii 10/11/2012 Gambia 62 Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus 05/11/2012 Gambia 63 Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus 10/11/2012 Gambia 64 Stone Partridge Ptilopachus petrosus 02/11/2012 65 Double-spurred Francolin Francolinus bicalcaratus 03/11/2012 The Gambia 66 Black Crake Amaurornis flavirostris 04/11/2012 Gambia 67 Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio 10/11/2012 Gambia 68 Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 10/11/2012 Gambia 69 Black-bellied Bustard Lissotis melanogaster 10/11/2012 Gambia 70 African Jacana Actophilornis africanus 05/11/2012 Gambia 71 Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus 10/11/2012 Gambia 72 Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus 02/11/2012 Gambia 73 Senegal Thick-knee Burhinus senegalensis 02/11/2012 Gambia 74 Spotted Thick-knee Burhinus capensis 08/11/2012 Gambia 75 Egyptian Plover Pluvianus aegyptius 05/11/2012 Gambia 76 Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola 05/11/2012 Gambia 77 Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 02/11/2012 Gambia 78 White-fronted Plover Charadrius marginatus 10/11/2012 Gambia 79 Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 02/11/2012 Gambia 80 African Wattled Lapwing Vanellus senegallus 05/11/2012 Gambia 81 White-headed Lapwing Vanellus albiceps 05/11/2012 Gambia 82 Black-headed Lapwing Vanellus tectus 05/11/2012 Gambia 83 Spur-winged Lapwing Vanellus spinosus 02/11/2012 Gambia 84 Sanderling Calidris alba 10/11/2012 Gambia 85 Little Stint Calidris minuta 10/11/2012 Gambia 86 Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea 08/11/2012 Gambia 87 Dunlin Calidris alpina 05/11/2012 Gambia 88 Ruff Philomachus pugnax 05/11/2012 Gambia 89 Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa 05/11/2012 Gambia 90 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica 10/11/2012 Gambia 91 Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus 02/11/2012 Gambia 92 Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata 10/11/2012 Gambia 93 Common Redshank Tringa totanus 02/11/2012 Gambia 94 Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis 05/11/2012 Gambia 95 Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia 02/11/2012 Gambia 96 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus 10/11/2012 Gambia 97 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola 02/11/2012 Gambia 98 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 02/11/2012 Gambia 99 Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres 05/11/2012 Gambia 100 Pomarine Skua Stercorarius pomarinus 05/11/2012 Gambia 101 Arctic Skua Stercorarius parasiticus 05/11/2012 Gambia 102 Grey-headed Gull Larus cirrocephalus 02/11/2012 Gambia 103 Common Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus 10/11/2012 Gambia 104 Slender-billed Gull Larus genei 10/11/2012 Gambia 105 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 05/11/2012 Gambia 106 Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus 10/11/2012 Gambia 107 Gull-billed Tern Sterna nilotica 05/11/2012 Gambia 108 Caspian Tern Sterna caspia 05/11/2012 Gambia 109 Royal Tern Sterna maxima 05/11/2012 Gambia 110 Lesser Crested Tern Sterna bengalensis 05/11/2012 Gambia 111 Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis 05/11/2012 Gambia 112 Common Tern Sterna hirundo 05/11/2012 Gambia 113 Little Tern Sterna albifrons 05/11/2012 Gambia 114 Four-banded Sandgrouse Pterocles quadricinctus 06/11/2012 Gambia 115 African Green Pigeon Treron calvus 04/11/2012 Gambia 116 Bruce's Green Pigeon Treron waalia 09/11/2012 Gambia 117 Blue-spotted Wood Dove Turtur afer 03/11/2012 Gambia 118 Black-billed Wood Dove Turtur abyssinicus 05/11/2012 Gambia 119 Namaqua Dove Oena capensis 09/11/2012 Gambia 120 Speckled Pigeon Columba guinea 02/11/2012 Gambia 121 Red-eyed Dove Streptopelia semitorquata 03/11/2012 Gambia 122 African Mourning Dove Streptopelia decipiens 03/11/2012 Gambia 123 Vinaceous Dove Streptopelia vinacea 03/11/2012 Gambia 124 Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis 03/11/2012 Gambia 125 Brown-necked Parrot Poicephalus robustus 09/11/2012 Gambia 126 Senegal Parrot Poicephalus senegalus 03/11/2012 Gambia 127 Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri 04/11/2012 Gambia 128 Green Turaco Tauraco persa 03/11/2012 Gambia 129 Violet Turaco Musophaga violacea 02/11/2012 Gambia 130 Western Grey Plantain-eater Crinifer piscator 02/11/2012 Gambia 131 Levaillant's Cuckoo Clamator levaillantii 06/11/2012 Gambia 132 African Cuckoo Cuculus gularis 05/11/2012 Gambia 133 Klaas's Cuckoo Chrysococcyx klaas ********** ********** 134 Didric Cuckoo Chrysococcyx caprius 06/11/2012 Gambia 135 Black Coucal Centropus grillii 06/11/2012 Gambia 136 Senegal Coucal Centropus senegalensis 03/11/2012 Gambia 137 Northern White-faced Owl Ptilopsis leucotis 03/11/2012 Gambia 138 Verreaux's Eagle Owl Bubo lacteus 07/11/2012 Gambia 139 Pearl-spotted Owlet Glaucidium perlatum 04/11/2012 Gambia 140 Long-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus climacurus 07/11/2012 Gambia 141 Standard-winged Nightjar Macrodipteryx longipennis 09/11/2012 Gambia 142 Mottled Spinetail Telacanthura ussheri 04/11/2012 Gambia 143 African Palm Swift Cypsiurus parvus 04/11/2012 Gambia 144 Pallid Swift Apus pallidus 04/11/2012 Gambia 145 White-rumped Swift Apus caffer 05/11/2012 Gambia 146 Little Swift Apus affinis 04/11/2012 Gambia 147 Grey-headed Kingfisher Halcyon leucocephala 05/11/2012 Gambia 148 Blue-breasted Kingfisher Halcyon malimbica 04/11/2012 Gambia 149 Woodland Kingfisher Halcyon senegalensis 03/11/2012 Gambia 150 Striped Kingfisher Halcyon chelicuti 09/11/2012 Gambia 151 African Pygmy Kingfisher Ceyx pictus 03/11/2012 Gambia 152 Malachite Kingfisher Alcedo cristata 04/11/2012 Gambia 153 Giant Kingfisher Megaceryle maxima 04/11/2012 Gambia 154 Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis 02/11/2012 Gambia 155 Little Bee-eater Merops pusillus 06/11/2012 Gambia 156 Swallow-tailed Bee-eater Merops hirundineus 09/11/2012 Gambia 157 Red-throated Bee-eater Merops bulocki 04/11/2012 Gambia 158 White-throated Bee-eater Merops albicollis 04/11/2012 Gambia 159 Little Green Bee-eater Merops orientalis 05/11/2012 Gambia 160 Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus 09/11/2012 Gambia 161 European Bee-eater Merops apiaster 08/11/2012 Gambia 162 Northern Carmine Bee-eater Merops nubicus 06/11/2012 Gambia 163 Rufous-crowned Roller Coracias naevius 03/11/2012 Gambia 164 Blue-bellied Roller Coracias cyanogaster 02/11/2012 Gambia 165 Abyssinian Roller Coracias abyssinicus 02/11/2012 Gambia 166 Broad-billed Roller Eurystomus glaucurus 02/11/2012 Gambia 167 Green Wood-hoopoe Phoeniculus purpureus 04/11/2012 Gambia 168 Red-billed Hornbill Tockus erythrorhynchus 02/11/2012 Gambia 169 African Pied Hornbill Tockus fasciatus 04/11/2012 Gambia 170 African Grey Hornbill Tockus nasutus 02/11/2012 Gambia 171 Yellow-fronted Tinkerbird Pogoniulus chrysoconus 02/11/2012 Gambia 172 Vieillot's Barbet Lybius vieilloti 04/11/2012 Gambia 173 Bearded Barbet Lybius dubius 03/11/2012 Gambia 174 Greater Honeyguide Indicator indicator 03/11/2012 Gambia 175 Lesser Honeyguide Indicator minor 06/11/2012 Gambia 176 Fine-spotted Woodpecker Campethera punctuligera 05/11/2012 Gambia 177 Cardinal Woodpecker Dendropicos fuscescens 07/11/2012 Gambia 178 Grey Woodpecker Dendropicos goertae 05/11/2012 Gambia 179 Brown-backed Woodpecker Picoides obsoletus 09/11/2012 Gambia 180 Flappet Lark Mirafra rufocinnamomea 05/11/2012 Gambia 181 Crested Lark Galerida cristata 09/11/2012 Gambia 182 Chestnut-backed Sparrow Lark Eremopterix leucotis 08/11/2012 Gambia 183 Fanti Saw-wing Psalidoprocne obscura 03/11/2012 Gambia 184 Red-breasted Swallow Cercropis semirufa 05/11/2012 Gambia 185 Mosque Swallow Cercropis senegalensis 05/11/2012 Gambia 186 Red-rumped Swallow Cercropis daurica 05/11/2012 Gambia 187 Wire-tailed Swallow Hirundo smithii 02/11/2012 Gambia 188 Pied-winged Swallow Hirundo leucosoma 04/11/2012 Gambia 189 Red-chested Swallow Hirundo lucida 05/11/2012 Gambia 190 Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica 09/11/2012 Gambia 191 Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava 05/11/2012 Gambia 192 White Wagtail Motacilla alba 05/11/2012 Gambia 193 Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis 04/11/2012 Gambia 194 Little Greenbul Andropadus virens 03/11/2012 Gambia 195 Yellow-throated Leaf-love Chlorocichla flavicollis 03/11/2012 Gambia 196 Grey-headed Bristlebill Bleda canicapillus 03/11/2012 Gambia 197 Common Bulbul Pycnonotus barbatus 08/11/2012 Gambia 198 Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat Cossypha niveicapilla 03/11/2012 Gambia 199 White-crowned Robin-Chat Cossypha albicapillus 03/11/2012 Gambia 200 Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus 07/11/2012 Gambia 201 Whinchat Saxicola rubetra 04/11/2012 Gambia 202 Northern Anteater-Chat Myrmecocichla aethiops 06/11/2012 Gambia 203 White-fronted Black Chat Myrmecocichla albifrons 06/11/2012 Gambia 204 African Thrush Turdus pelios 02/11/2012 Gambia 205 Olivaceous Warbler Hippolais pallida 04/11/2012 Gambia 206 Melodious Warbler Hippolais polyglotta 04/11/2012 Gambia 207 Senegal Eremomela Eremomela pusilla 04/11/2012 Gambia 208 Northern Crombec Sylvietta brachyura 07/11/2012 Gambia 209 Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus 04/11/2012 Gambia 210 Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita 04/11/2012 Gambia 211 Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans 03/11/2012 Gambia 212 Yellow-bellied Hyliota Hyliota flavigaster 07/11/2012 Gambia 213 Singing Cisticola Cisticola cantans 04/11/2012 Gambia 214 Whistling Cisticola Cisticola lateralis 04/11/2012 Gambia 215 Winding Cisticola Cisticola galactotes 06/11/2012 Gambia 216 Siffling Cisticola Cisticola brachypterus 04/11/2012 Gambia 217 Rufous Cisticola Cisticola rufus 10/11/2012 Gambia 218 Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis 03/11/2012 Gambia 219 Tawny-flanked Prinia Prinia subflava 03/11/2012 Gambia 220 Red-winged Warbler Heliolais erythropterus 04/12/2012 Gambia 221 Yellow-breasted Apalis Apalis flavida 04/12/2012 Gambia 222 Oriole Warbler Hypergerus atriceps 07/11/2012 Gambia 223 Pale Flycatcher Bradornis pallidus 07/11/2012 Gambia 224 Swamp Flycatcher Muscicapa aquatica 06/11/2012 Gambia 225 African Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone viridis 06/11/2012 Gambia 226 Red-bellied Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone rufiventer 03/11/2012 Gambia 227 Brown-throated Wattle-eye Platysteira cyanea 03/11/2012 Gambia 228 Senegal Batis Batis senegalensis 09/11/2012 Gambia 229 Brown Babbler Turdoides plebejus 05/11/2012 Gambia 230 Blackcap Babbler Turdoides reinwardtii 02/11/2012 Gambia 231 Western Violet-backed Sunbird Anthreptes longuemarei 03/11/2012 Gambia 232 Brown Sunbird Anthreptes gabonicus 08/11/2012 Gambia 233 Scarlet-chested Sunbird Chalcomitra senegalensis 06/11/2012 Gambia 234 Collared Sunbird Hedydipna collaris 03/11/2012 Gambia 235 Pygmy Sunbird Hedydipna platura 10/11/2012 Gambia 236 Beautiful Sunbird Cinnyris pulchellus 02/11/2012 Gambia 237 Variable Sunbird Cinnyris venustus 03/11/2012 Gambia 238 Splendid Sunbird Cinnyris coccinigaster 02/11/2012 Gambia 239 Copper Sunbird Cinnyris cupreus 10/11/2012 Gambia 240 African Yellow White-eye Zosterops senegalensis 05/11/2012 Gambia 241 Yellow-billed Shrike Corvinella corvina 03/11/2012 Gambia 242 Sulphur-breasted Bush-Shrike Telophorus sulfureopectus 10/11/2012 Gambia 243 Black-crowned Tchagra Tchagra senegalus 05/11/2012 Gambia 244 Northern Puffback Dryoscopus gambensis 05/11/2012 Gambia 245 Yellow-crowned Gonolek Laniarius barbarus 05/11/2012 Gambia 246 Brubru Nilaus afer 05/11/2012 Gambia 247 White Helmet-Shrike Prionops plumatus 08/11/2012 Gambia 248 African Golden Oriole Oriolus auratus 06/11/2012 Gambia 249 Fork-tailed Drongo Dicrurus adsimilis 06/11/2012 Gambia 250 Pied Crow Corvus albus 03/11/2012 Gambia 251 Piapiac Ptilostomus afer 03/11/2012 Gambia 252 Purple Starling Lamprotornis purpureus 03/11/2012 Gambia 253 Bronze-tailed Starling Lamprotornis chalcurus 03/11/2012 Gambia 254 Lesser Blue-eared Starling Lamprotornis chloropterus 05/11/2012 Gambia 255 Long-tailed Glossy Starling Lamprotornis caudatus 03/11/2012 Gambia 256 Yellow-billed Oxpecker Buphagus africanus 04/11/2012 Gambia 257 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow Passer griseus 03/11/2012 Gambia 258 House Sparrow Passer domesticus 10/11/2012 Gambia 259 Sudan Golden Sparrow Passer luteus 05/11/2012 Gambia 260 Bush Petronia Petronia dentata 05/11/2012 Gambia 261 White-billed Buffalo-Weaver Bubalornis albirostris 02/11/2012 Gambia 262 Chestnut-crowned Sparrow-Weaver Plocepasser superciliosus 10/11/2012 Gambia 263 Little Weaver Ploceus luteolus 02/11/2012 Gambia 264 Black-necked Weaver Ploceus nigricollis 04/11/2012 Gambia 265 Vitelline Masked Weaver Ploceus vitellinus 04/11/2012 Gambia 266 Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus 02/11/2012 Gambia 267 Black-headed Weaver Ploceus melanocephalus 04/11/2012 Gambia 268 Red-billed Quelea Quelea quelea 05/11/2012 Gambia 269 Northern Red Bishop Euplectes franciscanus 03/11/2012 Gambia 270 Black-winged Bishop Euplectes hordeaceus 04/11/2012 Gambia 271 Yellow-crowned Bishop Euplectes afer 10/11/2012 Gambia 272 Lavender Waxbill Estrilda caerulescens 05/11/2012 Gambia 273 Orange-cheeked Waxbill Estrilda melpoda 11/11/2012 Gambia 274 Black-rumped Waxbill Estrilda troglodytes 05/11/2012 Gambia 275 Western Bluebill Spermophaga haematina 03/11/2012 Gambia 276 Red-cheeked Cordon-bleu Uraeginthus bengalus 03/11/2012 Gambia 277 Green-winged Pytilia Pytilia melba 08/11/2012 Gambia 278 Red-billed Firefinch Lagonosticta senegala 03/11/2012 Gambia 279 Bronze Mannikin Lonchura cucullata 02/11/2012 Gambia 280 Pin-tailed Whydah Vidua macroura 04/11/2012 Gambia 281 Exclamatory Paradise-Whydah Vidua interjecta 05/11/2012 Gambia 282 Village Indigobird Vidua chalybeata 03/11/2012 Gambia 283 White-rumped Seedeater Serinus leucopygius 10/11/2012 Gambia 284 Yellow-fronted Canary Serinus mozambicus 04/11/2012 Gambia 285 Brown-rumped Bunting Emberiza affinis 08/11/2012 Gambia 286 Cinnamon-breasted Bunting Emberiza tahapisi 05/11/2012 Gambia