Bird photos from The Gambia
by Wietze Janse (The Netherlands)
from his trip 9-23 December 2002

This selection from Wietze's photos only contains species 
that we have seen on our own trip, except the last picture.
These photos were taken by digiscoping.
You can download Wietze's trip report here: 
(Word 54 KB), and species list (Excel 89 KB).

African Grey Hornbill

Red-billed Hornbill

Abyssinian Roller

Bateleur  (photo Hans Janse)

Black Heron

Palm-nut Vulture

Dark-chanting Goshawk

Grasshopper Buzzard

Lizard Buzzard

Senegal Thicknee

Swallow-tailed Bee-eater

Yellow-billed Shrike

Red-eyed Dove

Black-billed Wood-Dove

Namaqua Dove

Senegal Coucal

Red-chested Swallow

Wire-tailed Swallow

Yellow-billed Oxpecker

Green Woodhoopoe

Grey Woodpecker

Grey-headed Sparrow

Western Plantain-eater

Egyptian Plover. The bird to look for in the far interior of Gambia.