GAMBIA 28th November to 5th December 2008

Final list under construction.This is a list of species seen, organised by date.

Gambia 28/11/2008
Road from airport and hotel grounds.
Cattle Egret
Speckled Pigeon
Blue-bellied Roller
Rufous-crowned Roller
Blue-bellied Roller
White-crowned Robin-Chat
Pied Crow
Long-tailed Cormorant

Gambia 29/11/2008
Walk to Kotu Bridge, Kotu SF, etc.
African Darter
Pink-backed Pelican
Black Heron
Western Reef Heron
Grey Heron
Black-headed Heron
Great White Egret
Squacco Heron
Striated Heron
Hadada Ibis
White-faced Whistling-duck
Yellow-billed kite
Palm-nut Vulture
White-headed Vulture
African Harrier-hawk
Ovambo Sparrowhawk
Wahlberg's Eagle
Grey Kestrel
Double-spurred Francolin
African Jacana
Black-winged Stilt
Grey Plover
Common Ringed Plover
Spur-winged Plover
Black-headed Lapwing
Wattled Lapwing
Bar-tailed Godwit
Common Redshank
Common Greenshank
Wood Sandpiper
Common Sandpiper
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Grey-headed Gull
Slender-billed Gull
Gull-billed Tern
Caspian Tern
Laughing Dove
African Mourning Dove
Vinaceous Dove
Red-eyed Dove
Black-billed Wood Dove
African Green Pigeon
Rose-ringed Parakeet
Western Grey Plantain-eater
Great Spotted Cuckoo
Klaas' Cuckoo
Senegal Coucal
White-faced Scops-owl
Pearl-spotted Owlet
African Palm Swift
Little Swift
Malachite Kingfisher
Pied Kingfisher
Little Bee-eater
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater
Abyssinian Roller
Green Wood Hoopoe
Red-billed Hornbill
African Grey Hornbill
Yellow-fronted Tinkerbird
Grey Woodpecker
Sand Martin
Red-chested Swallow
Wire-tailed Swallow
White Wagtail
Common Bulbul
Common Redstart
White-fronted Black Chat
African Thrush
Singing Cisticola
Whistling Cisticola
Zitting Cisticola
Tawny-flanked Prinia
Grey-backed Camaroptera
Melodious Warbler
Subalpine Warbler
Senegal Eremomela
Northern Crombec
Northern Black Flycatcher
Blackcap Babbler
Brown Babbler
Variable Sunbird
Splendid Sunbird
Beautiful Sunbird
Black-crowned Tchagra
Yellow-crowned Gonolek
Woodchat Shrike
Yellow-billed Shrike
Fork-tailed Drongo
Bronze-tailed Glossy Starling
Long-tailed Glossy Starling
Northern Grey-headed Sparrow
White-billed Buffalo Weaver
Vitelline Masked Weaver
Village Weaver
Northern Red Bishop
Red-billed Firefinch
Red-cheeked Cordon-bleu
Lavender Waxbill
African Silverbill
Bronze Mannikin
Village Indigobird
Yellow-fronted Canary


Gambia 30/11/2008
Farasuto Forest, Boabab Island, etc.
African Spoonbill
Comb Duck
Beaudouin's Snake-eagle
Lizard Buzzard
Dark Chanting Goshawk
Grasshopper Buzzard
Red-necked Falcon
Lanner Falcon
Ahanta Francolin
Senegal Thick-knee
Blue-spotted Wood Dove
Senegal Parrot
Violet Turaco
Levaillant's Cuckoo
Greyish Eagle Owl
Giant Kingfisher
Broad-billed Roller
African Pied Hornbill
Vieillot's Barbet
Bearded Barbet
Greater Honeyguide
Long-crested Eagle
Golden-tailed Woodpecker
Brown-backed Woodpecker
Common House Martin
Plain-backed Pipit
Little Greenbul
Red-tailed Leaflove
Grey-headed Bristlebill
Red-winged Warbler
Yellow-breasted Apalis
Red-bellied Paradise Flycatcher
African Paradise Flycatcher
Northern Puffback
Brown-throated Wattle-eye
Greater Blue-eared Glossy Starling
Black-necked Weaver
Orange-cheeked Waxbill

Gambia 1/12/2008
Ferry crossing and road to Tendada Camp
White Pelican
Little Egret
Purple Heron
Intermediate Egret
Woolly-necked Stork
African Fish Eagle
African White-backed Vulture
Brown Snake-eagle
Western Marsh Harrier
Montagu's Harrier
African Hawk Eagle
Booted Eagle
Common Kestrel
Stone Partridge
Black Crowned-crane
Savile's Bustard
Spotted Thick-knee
Egyptian Plover
Collared Pratincole
Little Ringed Plover
Kittlitz's Plover
Black-tailed Godwit
Green Sandpiper
Royal Tern
Sandwich Tern
Namaqua Dove
Bruce's Green Pigeon
European Bee-eater
Abyssinian Ground Hornbill
Eurasian Wryneck
Chestnut-backed Sparrow-lark
Red-rumped Swallow
Western Yellow Wagtail
Northern Anteater Chat
Pygmy Sunbird
Purple Glossy Starling
Chestnut-bellied Starling
Yellow-billed Oxpecker
House Sparrow
Sudan Golden Sparrow
Bush Petronia
Speckle-fronted Weaver
Red-billed Quelea
Yellow-crowned Bishop
African Quail-Finch
Cut-throat Finch
Exclamatory Paradise Whydah
Cinnamon-breasted Bunting

Gambia 2/12/2008
Tendada mangrove swamps and road to Senegambia

Goliath Heron
Black-crowned Night Heron
White-backed Night Heron
Yellow-billed Stork
Sacred Ibis
Spur-winged Goose
Ruppell's Griffon Vulture
Banded Snake-eagle
Little Stint
Feral Pigeon
African Scops-owl
Mottled Spinetail
Grey-headed Kingfisher
Blue-breasted Kingfisher
Swallow-tailed Bee-eater
African Blue Flycatcher
White-shouldered Black Tit
Mouse-brown Sunbird
Lesser Blue-eared Glossy Starling
Black-winged Red Bishop
Brown-rumped Bunting

Gambia 3/12/2008
Abuko Forest, etc.
Green Turaco
African Pygmy Kingfisher
Fanti Saw-wing
Yellow-throated Leaflove
Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat
Green Crombec
Green Hylia
Collared Sunbird
Yellow-mantled Widowbird
Western Bluebill


Gambia 4/12/2008
Forest walk and Tanji
Great Cormorant
Black Crake
Black-shouldered Kite
Gabar Goshawk
Tawny Eagle
Marsh Sandpiper
Ruddy Turnstone
Kelp Gull
Yellow-legged Gull
Black-headed Gull
Crested Lark
Pied-winged Swallow
Common Nightingale
Eurasian Golden Oriole
White-crested Helmetshrike

Gambia 5/12/2008
Long-tailed Nightjar
Striped Kingfisher