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Birding Senegal: Costco ads and Scissor-tailed Kites

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So, when searching records, we noticed a lack of eBird reports in Senegal and The Gambia. According to Google, Senegal is about the same size as South Dakota. lists in South Dakota and Senegal has had 757 eBirders submit 12.1K According to Google, Senegal is about the same size as South Dakota.

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Senegal Thick-knee

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Screened by a stand of large eucalyptus trees, I was at last able to concentrate on my quarry and complete my mission to bring you the Senegal Thick-knee (How many have you seen so far?). Running and rolling, I made my way across the track and into the dusty, trash strewn desert at the centre.

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How to Bird Murchison Falls

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TRIP LIST ( multiple lists ): White-faced Whistling-Duck, Egyptian Goose, Spur-winged Goose, Helmeted Guineafowl, Heuglin’s Francolin, Mourning Collared-Dove, Vinaceous Dove, Laughing Dove, Black-billed Wood-Dove, Denham’s Bustard, Eastern Plantain-eater, White-browed Coucal, Senegal Coucal, Levaillant’s Cuckoo, Dideric Cuckoo, Alpine (..)

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More Birds Than Bullets: a book review

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In his Preface, McMullan warns the reader that the book is not written in chronological order and he’s not kidding: the narrative goes from Thailand to Seattle, from Senegal to the Everglades, without segue or even much of a breath. He probably should do.

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Village Weavers

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In the meantime, in order to rectify this I present some images of the Village Weaver, a widespread African species that ranges from Senegal to Ethiopia and down to South Africa. This situation may change as more species become established around the world. As their name suggests they are happy enough to live close to human settlements.

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Redgannet’s Year List 2015

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Senegal Coucal Centropus senegalensis – University of Ghana, Botanic Gardens – Jan 1st. Senegal Parrot Poicepalus senegalus – University of Ghana, Botanic Gardens – Jan 1st. Senegal Thick-knee Burhinus senegalensis – University of Ghana, Botanic Gardens – Jan 1st.

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Hoopoe Lark

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Out into the Atlantic Ocean, 400 miles from the coast of Senegal, lies an archipelago of islands known as Cape Verde. On the most popular tourist island of Sal, I was lucky to encounter the Hoopoe Lark , a bird of desert and dune.