4289 thumb Birds of the WAP complex

The species list is based on (1) research grade records from the "Biota of the WAP complex" project, (2) BirdLife checklists from Singou-Arly-W, Pendjari, W-Niger and W-Benin, (3) the bird list from Plan d’Aménagement Participatif et de Gestion de la Réserve de Biosphère de la Pendjari, ...more ↓

Small
Black Coucal 1
Centropus grillii
Small
Senegal Coucal 2
Centropus senegalensis
Small
Dideric Cuckoo 3
Chrysococcyx caprius
Small
Klaas's Cuckoo 4
Chrysococcyx klaas
Small
Great Spotted Cuckoo 5
Clamator glandarius
Small
Jacobin Cuckoo 6
Clamator jacobinus
Small
Levaillant's Cuckoo 5
Clamator levaillantii
Small
Common Cuckoo 7
Cuculus canorus
Small
African Cuckoo 8
Cuculus gularis
Small
Red-chested Cuckoo 5
Cuculus solitarius
Small
Blue Malkoha 9
Ceuthmochares aereus
Small
Western Grey Plantain-eater 10
Crinifer piscator
Small
Green Turaco 11
Tauraco persa
Small
Violet Turaco 12
Musophaga violacea
Small
Greater Honeyguide 13
Indicator indicator
Small
Lesser Honeyguide 5
Indicator minor
Small
Cassin's Honeyguide 14
Prodotiscus insignis
Small
Golden-tailed Woodpecker 15
Campethera abingoni
Small
Green-backed Woodpecker 16
Campethera cailliautii
Small
Fine-spotted Woodpecker 17
Campethera punctuligera
Small
Cardinal Woodpecker 18
Dendropicos fuscescens
Small
African Grey Woodpecker 2
Dendropicos goertae
Small
Brown-backed Woodpecker 17
Dendropicos obsoletus
Small
Eurasian Wryneck 19
Jynx torquilla
Small
Bearded Barbet 20
Lybius dubius
Small
Vieillot's Barbet 21
Lybius vieilloti
Small
Yellow-fronted Tinkerbird 22
Pogoniulus chrysoconus
Small
Hairy-breasted Barbet 9
Tricholaema hirsuta
Small
Senegal parrot 23
Poicephalus senegalus
Small
Rose-ringed Parakeet 24
Psittacula krameri
Small
Northern White-faced Owl 25
Ptilopsis leucotis
Small
Pearl-spotted Owlet 26
Glaucidium perlatum
Small
Pel's Fishing-Owl 16
Scotopelia peli
Small
Spotted Eagle-Owl 27
Bubo africanus
Small
African Scops-Owl 26
Otus senegalensis
Small
Marsh Owl 30
Asio capensis
Barn Owl
Tyto alba
Small
White-throated Bee-eater 31
Merops albicollis
Small
European Bee-Eater 17
Merops apiaster
Small
Red-throated Bee-eater 17
Merops bulocki
Small
Swallow-tailed Bee-eater 17
Merops hirundineus
Small
Rosy Bee-eater 9
Merops malimbicus
Small
Green Bee-eater 33
Merops orientalis
Small
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater 17
Merops persicus
Small
Little Bee-eater 34
Merops pusillus
Small
Abyssinian Roller 17
Coracias abyssinicus
Small
Blue-bellied Roller 35
Coracias cyanogaster
Small
European Roller 17
Coracias garrulus
Small
Rufous-crowned Roller 5
Coracias naevius
Small
Broad-billed Roller 36
Eurystomus glaucurus
Small
Malachite Kingfisher 37
Corythornis cristatus
Small
Striped Kingfisher 17
Halcyon chelicuti
Small
Gray-headed Kingfisher 39
Halcyon leucocephala
Small
Blue-breasted Kingfisher 17
Halcyon malimbica
Small
Woodland Kingfisher 26
Halcyon senegalensis
Small
Giant Kingfisher 40
Megaceryle maxima
Small
Shining-blue Kingfisher 41
Alcedo quadribrachys
Small
Pied Kingfisher 42
Ceryle rudis
Small
Mourning Collared-Dove 17
Streptopelia decipiens
Small
African Collared-Dove 43
Streptopelia roseogrisea
Small
Red-eyed Dove 44
Streptopelia semitorquata
Small
Laughing Dove 44
Streptopelia senegalensis
Small
European Turtle-Dove 17
Streptopelia turtur
Small
Vinaceous Dove 45
Streptopelia vinacea
Small
Speckled Pigeon 17
Columba guinea
Small
Black-billed Wood-Dove 17
Turtur abyssinicus
Small
Tambourine Dove 46
Turtur tympanistria
Small
African Green Pigeon 47
Treron calvus
Small
Bruce's Green-Pigeon 48
Treron waalia
Small
Namaqua Dove 24
Oena capensis
Small
Blue-naped Mousebird 49
Urocolius macrourus
Small
Abdim's Stork 50
Ciconia abdimii
Small
White Stork 51
Ciconia ciconia
Small
Woolly-necked Stork 24
Ciconia episcopus
Small
Black Stork 52
Ciconia nigra
Small
Yellow-billed Stork 22
Mycteria ibis
Small
Marabou Stork 17
Leptoptilos crumenifer
Small
Saddle-billed Stork 53
Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis
Small
African Openbill 54
Anastomus lamelligerus
Small
Spotted Crake 6
Porzana porzana
Small
Lesser Moorhen 5
Gallinula angulata
Small
Eurasian Moorhen 55
Gallinula chloropus
Small
Allen's Gallinule 56
Porphyrio alleni
Small
Black Crake 5
Zapornia flavirostra
Small
Little Crake 57
Zapornia parva
Small
African Crake 5
Crecopsis egregia
Small
Black Crowned-Crane 58
Balearica pavonina
Small
African Finfoot 21
Podica senegalensis
Small
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse 19
Pterocles exustus
Small
Four-banded Sandgrouse 59
Pterocles quadricinctus
Small
Green Woodhoopoe 60
Phoeniculus purpureus
Small
Black Scimitarbill 13
Rhinopomastus aterrimus
Small
Common Hoopoe 61
Upupa epops
Small
African Grey Hornbill 62
Lophoceros nasutus
Small
Northern Red-billed Hornbill 63
Tockus erythrorhynchus

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