The highlight of the wildlife in Mali are the birds. There are lots of them, especially along the Niger River.

Nature pictures of Mali and other bird pages are linked:

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All pictures are © Dr. Günther Eichhorn, unless otherwise noted.

Birds in Mali

Bird Feather
Bird feather. (1052k)
Weaver Bird Nests
Weaver bird nests. (860k)
Birds Nests
Birds nests. (808k)
Flock Birds Fly Very
Flock of birds. They fly in a very coordinated fashion. (914k)
Various Shore Birds
Various shore birds. (600k)
Lanius minor
Lesser Grey Shrike (Lanius minor, german: Schwarzstirnwürger, french: Pie-grièche à poitrine rose). (505k)
Terpsiphone viridis
African Paradise Flycatcher (Terpsiphone viridis, french: Tchitrec d'Afrique). (451k)
Coracias abyssinicus
Abyssinian Roller (Coracias abyssinicus, german: Senegalracke, french: Rollier d'Abyssinie). (790k)
Cinnyris cupreus
Copper Sunbird (Cinnyris cupreus, french: Souimanga cuivré). (520k)
Copper Sunbird
Copper Sunbird. (532k)
Lagonosticta senegala
Red-billed Firefinch (also called Senegal Firefinch) (Lagonosticta senegala, german: Senegalamarant, french: Amarante du Sénégal). (429k)
Columba guinea
Speckled Pigeon (Columba guinea, german: Guineataube, french: Pigeon roussard). (601k)
Streptopelia capicola
Ring-necked Dove (Streptopelia capicola, german: Kapturteltaube, french: Tourterelle du Cap). (965k)
Merops nubicus
Northern Carmine Bee-eater (Merops nubicus, german: Bienenfresser (Familie), french: Guêpier écarlate). (583k)
Glareola pratincola
Collared Pratincole (Glareola pratincola, german: Rotflügel-Brachschwalbe, french: Glaréole à collier). (225k)
Bubalornis albirostris
White-billed Buffalo Weaver (Bubalornis albirostris, german: Alektoweber, french: Alecto à bec blanc). (592k)
Merops nubicus
Northern Carmine Bee-eater (Merops nubicus, german: Bienenfresser (Familie), french: Guêpier écarlate). (475k)
Merops hirundineus
Swallow-tailed Bee-eater (Merops hirundineus, german: Schwalbenschwanzspint, french: Guêpier à queue d'aronde). (654k)
Coracias abyssinicus
Abyssinian Roller (Coracias abyssinicus, german: Senegalracke, french: Rollier d'Abyssinie). (497k)
Psittacula krameri
Female Rose-ringed Parakeet (Psittacula krameri, german: Halsbandsittich, french: Perruche à collier). (744k)
Parakeets Flight
Parakeets in flight. (511k)
Poicephalus senegalus
Senegal Parrot (Poicephalus senegalus, german: Mohrenkopfpapagei, french: Perroquet youyou). (763k)
Corvus albus
Pied Crow (Corvus albus, german: Schildrabe, french: Corbeau pie). (518k)
Thalasseus sandvicensis
Sandwich Tern (Thalasseus sandvicensis, german: Brandseeschwalbe, french: Sterne caugek). (392k)
Sternula albifrons
Little Tern (Sternula albifrons, german: Zwergseeschwalbe, french: Sterne naine) in flight. (485k)
Little Tern Flight
Little Tern in flight. (468k)
Sterna hirundo
Common Tern (Sterna hirundo, german: Fluss-Seeschwalbe, french: Sterne pierregarin) in flight. (521k)
Burhinus senegalensis
Senegal Thick-knee (Burhinus senegalensis, german: Senegaltriel, french: Œdicnème du Sénégal). (564k)
Tringa stagnatilis
Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis, german: Teichwasserläufer, french: Chevalier stagnatile). (578k)
Himantopus himantopus
Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus, german: Stelzenläufer, french: Échasse blanche). (617k)
Vanellus spinosus
Spur-winged Lapwing (Vanellus spinosus, german: Spornkiebitz, french: Vanneau à éperons). (749k)
Ceryle rudis
Pied Kingfishers (Ceryle rudis, german: Graufischer, french: Martin-pêcheur pie). (637k)
Pied Kingfisher
Pied Kingfisher. (883k)
Pied Kingfisher
Pied Kingfisher. (566k)
Pied Kingfisher Flight
Pied Kingfisher in flight. (791k)
Fishing Pied Kingfisher
Fishing Pied Kingfisher. (501k)
Pied Kingfisher Fish
Pied Kingfisher with fish. (501k)
Plectropterus gambensis
Male Spur-winged Goose (Plectropterus gambensis, german: Sporngans, french: Oie-armée de Gambie). (538k)
Dendrocygna viduata
Flock of White-faced Whistling Ducks (Dendrocygna viduata, german: Witwenpfeifgans, french: Dendrocygne veuf) in flight. (504k)
Flock White-faced Whistling Ducks
Flock of White-faced Whistling Ducks in flight. (503k)
Anser fabalis
Flock of geese in flight, maybe Bean Geese (Anser fabalis, german: Saatgans, french: Oie des moissons). (415k)
Threskiornis aethiopicus
Sacred Ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus, german: Heiliger Ibis, french: Ibis sacré) in flight. (375k)
Microcarbo africanus
Reed Cormorant (Microcarbo africanus, german: Riedscharbe, french: Cormoran africain). (804k)
Reed Cormorant Taking Off
Reed Cormorant taking off from the river. (570k)
Reed Cormorant Flight
Reed Cormorant in flight. (505k)
Reed Cormorant Low Flight
Reed Cormorant in low flight. (730k)
Egretta garzetta
Perched Reed Cormorant and Little Egret (Egretta garzetta, german: Seidenreiher, french: Aigrette garzette). (576k)
Cormorants Flight Over Little
Cormorants in flight over a Little Egret. (695k)
Egrets Taking Off All
Egrets taking off in all directions. (732k)
Black Sheep Leading Flock
Black sheep leading the flock (a cormorant and a flock of egrets). (451k)
Flying Over Moon
Flying over the moon. (406k)
Flock Egrets Way Night
Flock of egrets on their way to their night roost. (523k)
Night Roost Egrets Cormorants
Night roost of egrets and cormorants. (704k)
Flock Intermediate Egrets Over
Flock of Intermediate Egrets over the Niger River. (537k)
Ardea intermedia
Perched Intermediate Egrets (Ardea intermedia, german: Mittelreiher, french: Héron intermédiaire). (756k)
Egretta garzetta
Little Egret (Egretta garzetta, german: Seidenreiher, french: Aigrette garzette), left, and Great Egret (Ardea alba, german: Silberreiher, french: Grande Aigrette), right. (1156k)
Ardea intermedia
Intermediate Egret (Ardea intermedia, german: Mittelreiher, french: Héron intermédiaire). (926k)
Intermediate Egret Taking Off
Intermediate Egret taking off over a cow. (692k)
Intermediate Egret Herd Sheep
Intermediate Egret and a herd of sheep. (659k)
Bubulcus ibis
Cattle Egrets (Bubulcus ibis, german: Kuhreiher, french: Héron garde-bœufs) feeding around a cow carcass. (698k)
Egretta garzetta
Little Egret (Egretta garzetta, german: Seidenreiher, french: Aigrette garzette). (1381k)
Little Egret Taking Off
Little Egret taking off. (687k)
Little Egret After Take-off
Little Egret just after take-off. (792k)
Little Egrets Flight
Little Egrets in flight. (474k)
Little Egret Flight
Little Egret in flight. (502k)
Little Egret Flight
Little Egret in flight. (773k)
Ardea cinerea
Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea, german: Graureiher, french: Héron cendré). (636k)
Grey Heron Taking Off
Grey Heron taking off. (606k)
Grey Heron Flight
Grey Heron in flight. (551k)
Grey Heron Flight
Grey Heron in flight. (499k)
Ardea herodias
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias, german: Kanadareiher, french: Grand Héron). (681k)
Great Blue Heron Flight
Great Blue Heron in flight. (567k)
Lophoceros nasutus
African Grey Hornbill (Lophoceros nasutus, german: Grautoko, french: Calao à bec noir). (526k)
Milvus aegyptius
Yellow-billed Kite (Milvus aegyptius, german: Milane, french: Milan à bec jaune) looking for fish. (458k)
Yellow-billed Kite Looking Fish
Yellow-billed Kite looking for fish. (477k)
Yellow-billed Kite Talons Preparation
Yellow-billed Kite talons down in preparation for striking a fish. (475k)
Yellow-billed Kite Looking Fish
Yellow-billed Kite looking for fish. (466k)

This page contains 77 pictures of 35 bird species

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