Madagascar birding trip 19 Nov - 5 Dec 2010
trip report by John van der Woude  -  www.jvanderw.nl
Photos of endemic birds and lemurs  
Part 1 - rainforest sites      
(part 2 - dry Southwest)
see also introduction  -  photos of sites  -  other photos  - species list

Madagascar Wagtail.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl
Photos from here till the scops-owl are from the Perinet area.


White-throated Rail.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Common Jery.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Common Jery. Photo Hans Semeins

Cuckoo Roller.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Hook-billed Vanga.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Collared Nightjar (with young on the lefthand side). Photo Eduard Sangster

Collared Nightjar.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Madagascar Paradise-Flycatcher. Photo Hans Semeins

Madagascar Paradise-Flycatcher. Photo Hans Semeins

Lesser Vasa Parrot.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Madagascar (Little) Grebe.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Meller's Duck, an endangered species.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Crossley's Vanga (Babbler).
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Eastern Grey Bamboo Lemur.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Red-fronted Coua.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Red-breasted Coua.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Scaly Ground Roller.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Scaly Ground Roller. Photo Hans Semeins

Tylas Vanga.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Diademed Sifaka.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Malagasy Bulbul.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Malagasy Kingfisher below nest hole left.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Madagascar Stonechat.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Ward's Flycatcher.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Ward's Flycatcher.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Velvet Asity male (female see below).
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Black-and-white Ruffed Lemur, with tracking antenna.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Black-and-white Ruffed Lemur. Photo Hans Semeins

Madagascar (Crested) Ibis, walking away from us, but also seen in flight, a wonderful sight amidst the green foliage.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Malagasy Kingfisher. Photo Hans Semeins

Common Sunbird Asity.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Madagascar Pygmy Kingfisher.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Madagascar Pygmy Kingfisher. Photo Hans Semeins

Indri.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Nelicourvi Weaver.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Madagascar Magpie-Robin.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Velvet Asity female.
Photo Hans Semeins

Furry-eared Dwarf Lemur.
Photo Wim Ruitenbeek

Rainforest Scops Owl.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl
Last photo from the Perinet area. Next six photos are from the region between perinet and Ranomafana.


Malagasy Kestrel.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Madagascar Lark.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Malagasy Brush Warbler.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Madagascar Snipe.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Madagascar (Lesser) Cuckoo.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Madagascar Buzzard.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Forest Rock Thrush.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl
All photos from here are from Ranomafana.


Madagascar Starling.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Brown Mouse Lemur.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Red-bellied Lemur.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Pitta-like Ground Roller.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Pitta-like Ground Roller. Photo Hans Semeins

Blue Coua.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Brown Mesite chick, parents were at only a few meters away.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Spectacled Tetraka (Greenbul).
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Grey Emutail.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Malagasy Turtle Dove.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Milne-Edwards's Sifaka.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Yellow-bellied Sunbird-Asity.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Yellow-bellied Sunbird-Asity. Photo Hans Semeins

Chabert's Vanga.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Greater Bamboo Lemur.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Golden Bamboo Lemur.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Blue Vanga.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Madagascar Cuckooshrike.
Photo Laurens Steijn/ BirdingBreaks.nl

Madagascar Mannikin.  Photo Wim Ruitenbeek
Continue with part 2 of Bird photos : the dry Southwest.
see also introduction  -  photos of sites  -  other photos  - species list