Most of the bird pictures on this page are from the Parc National des Oiseaux du Djoudj, a fantastic bird sanctuary, about 60 km (37 miles) north of the Saint Louis. The Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Nature pictures of Sénégal and other bird pages are linked:

Nature in Senegal
Nature Page for Sénégal
Bird Pages
Bird Pages

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

Birds in Senegal

 Unknown Starling
?? Unknown starling. (561k)
Streptopelia capicola
Ring-necked Dove (Streptopelia capicola, german: Kapturteltaube, french: Tourterelle du Cap). (563k)
Lamprotornis chloropterus
Lesser Blue-eared Starling (Lamprotornis chloropterus, german: Messingglanzstar, french: Choucador de Swainson). (721k)
Motacilla alba
White Wagtail (Motacilla alba, german: Bachstelze, french: Bergeronnette grise). (642k)
Merops pusillus
Little Bee-eater (Merops pusillus, german: Zwergspint, french: Guêpier nain). (630k)
 Unknown Bird Flight
?? Unknown bird in flight. (636k)
 Unknown Bird Flight
?? Unknown bird in flight. (928k)
 Unknown Bird Flight
?? Unknown bird in flight. (514k)
Coracias garrulus
European Roller (Coracias garrulus, german: Blauracke, french: Rollier d'Europe). (683k)
Sternula albifrons
Little Tern (Sternula albifrons, german: Zwergseeschwalbe, french: Sterne naine). (543k)
Sternula albifrons
Little Tern (Sternula albifrons, german: Zwergseeschwalbe, french: Sterne naine) in flight. (699k)
Little Tern Flight
Little Tern in flight. (419k)
Vanellus spinosus
Spur-winged Lapwing (Vanellus spinosus, german: Spornkiebitz, french: Vanneau à éperons). (835k)
Actophilornis africanus
African Jacana (Actophilornis africanus, german: Blaustirn-Blatthühnchen, french: Jacana à poitrine dorée). (782k)
Ceryle rudis
Pied Kingfishers (Ceryle rudis, german: Graufischer, french: Martin-pêcheur pie). (1039k)
Pied Kingfisher
Pied Kingfisher. (796k)
Dendrocygna viduata
Flock of White-faced Whistling Ducks (Dendrocygna viduata, german: Witwenpfeifgans, french: Dendrocygne veuf) taking off. (686k)
Ardea intermedia
Intermediate Egret (Ardea intermedia, german: Mittelreiher, french: Héron intermédiaire), white, and Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides, german: Rallenreiher, french: Crabier chevelu). (966k)
Ardea melanocephala
Black-headed Heron (Ardea melanocephala, german: Schwarzhalsreiher, french: Héron mélanocéphale), left, and Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea, german: Graureiher, french: Héron cendré), right. (882k)
Ardea intermedia
Intermediate Egret (Ardea intermedia, german: Mittelreiher, french: Héron intermédiaire), right, Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides, german: Rallenreiher, french: Crabier chevelu), center, and Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea, german: Graureiher, french: Héron cendré), left. (1032k)
Ardea cinerea
Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea, german: Graureiher, french: Héron cendré), right, Eurasian Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia, german: Löffler, french: Spatule blanche), left, and African Spoonbill (Platalea alba, german: Schmalschnabellöffler, french: Spatule d'Afrique), next to Grey Heron. The African Spoonbill is just swallowing a fish. (730k)
Platalea leucorodia
Eurasian Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia, german: Löffler, french: Spatule blanche), back, and African Spoonbill (Platalea alba, german: Schmalschnabellöffler, french: Spatule d'Afrique), front, fishing. (629k)
Platalea leucorodia
Two Eurasian Spoonbills (Platalea leucorodia, german: Löffler, french: Spatule blanche). (601k)
Eurasian Spoonbill
Eurasian Spoonbill. (642k)
Platalea alba
African Spoonbill (Platalea alba, german: Schmalschnabellöffler, french: Spatule d'Afrique) hot in pursuit of fish. (729k)
African Spoonbill Fresh Caught
African Spoonbill with a fresh caught fish. (718k)
Threskiornis aethiopicus
Sacred Ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus, german: Heiliger Ibis, french: Ibis sacré), with Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus), foreground left, and Garganey Ducks (Spatula querquedula, german: Knäkente, french: Sarcelle d'été), foreground right. (757k)
Threskiornis aethiopicus
Sacred Ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus, german: Heiliger Ibis, french: Ibis sacré). (788k)
Sacred Ibis Flight
Sacred Ibis in flight. (491k)
Ardeola ralloides
Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides, german: Rallenreiher, french: Crabier chevelu). (824k)
Nycticorax nycticorax
Black-crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax, german: Nachtreiher, french: Bihoreau gris). (833k)
Egretta garzetta
Little Egret (Egretta garzetta, german: Seidenreiher, french: Aigrette garzette). (898k)
Ardea intermedia
Intermediate Egret (Ardea intermedia, german: Mittelreiher, french: Héron intermédiaire) in flight. (505k)
Ardea intermedia
Intermediate Egret (Ardea intermedia, german: Mittelreiher, french: Héron intermédiaire) in flight. (513k)
Egretta ardesiaca
Black Heron (Egretta ardesiaca, german: Glockenreiher, french: Aigrette ardoisée). (685k)
Ardea alba
Great Egret (Ardea alba, german: Silberreiher, french: Grande Aigrette). (756k)
Ardea alba
Great Egret (Ardea alba, german: Silberreiher, french: Grande Aigrette). (830k)
Ardea cinerea
Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea, german: Graureiher, french: Héron cendré). (890k)
Perched Grey Heron
Perched Grey Heron. (617k)
Grey Heron Stalking Fish
Grey Heron stalking fish. (798k)
Grey Heron Fresh Caught
Grey Heron with a fresh caught fish. (844k)
Grey Heron Fresh Caught
Grey Heron with a fresh caught fish in flight. (533k)
Ardea melanocephala
Black-headed Heron (Ardea melanocephala, german: Schwarzhalsreiher, french: Héron mélanocéphale). (629k)
Black-headed Heron Flight
Black-headed Heron in flight. (463k)
Black-headed Heron Flight
Black-headed Heron in flight. (531k)
Colony Cormorants
Colony of cormorants. (846k)
Phalacrocorax carbo
Perched Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo, german: Kormoran (Art), french: Grand Cormoran), left, and Oriental Darter, (Anhinga melanogaster, german: Indischer Schlangenhalsvogel, french: Anhinga roux), right. (853k)
Microcarbo africanus
Perched Reed Cormorant (Microcarbo africanus, german: Riedscharbe, french: Cormoran africain). (869k)
Microcarbo africanus
Reed Cormorant (Microcarbo africanus, german: Riedscharbe, french: Cormoran africain), drying its wings. (977k)
Phalacrocorax carbo
Perched Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo, german: Kormoran (Art), french: Grand Cormoran). (758k)
Perched Great Cormorant Front
Perched Great Cormorant in front of a pelican colony. (583k)
Swimming Great Cormorant Fresh
Swimming Great Cormorant with fresh caught fish. (611k)
Phalacrocorax carbo
Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo, german: Kormoran (Art), french: Grand Cormoran) taking off with a fish. (683k)
Anhinga melanogaster
Perched Oriental Darter or Snake Bird, (Anhinga melanogaster, german: Indischer Schlangenhalsvogel, french: Anhinga roux). (570k)
Perched Oriental Darter Or
Perched Oriental Darter or Snake Bird. (601k)
Oriental Darter Taking Off
Oriental Darter taking off. (690k)
Landing Oriental Darter
Landing Oriental Darter. (626k)
Oriental Darter Drying Wings
Oriental Darter drying its wings. (447k)
Mycteria ibis
Yellow-billed Stork (Mycteria ibis, german: Nimmersatt (Vogel), french: Tantale ibis). (795k)
Pelican Colony
Pelican colony. (557k)
Pelecanus onocrotalus
Group of Great White Pelicans (Pelecanus onocrotalus, german: Rosapelikan, french: Pélican blanc) with a juvenile on the left. (915k)
Group Juvenile Great White
Group of juvenile Great White Pelicans. (609k)
Colony Great White Pelicans
Colony of Great White Pelicans. (731k)
Colony Great White Pelicans
Colony of Great White Pelicans with one pelican in flight in front. (637k)
Group Juvenile Great White
Group of juvenile Great White Pelicans taking off. (688k)
Great White Pelican
Great White Pelican. (772k)
Large Group Pelicans Flight
Large group of pelicans in flight. (434k)
Group Pelicans Flight
Group of pelicans in flight. (435k)
Great White Pelican Flight
Great White Pelican in flight. (418k)
Great White Pelican Flight
Great White Pelican in flight. (405k)
Great White Pelican Flight
Great White Pelican in flight. (423k)
Landing Great White Pelican
Landing Great White Pelican. (683k)
Fishing Great White Pelicans
Fishing Great White Pelicans. (702k)
Fishing Great White Pelicans
Fishing Great White Pelicans. (694k)
Fishing Great White Pelicans
Fishing Great White Pelicans. They seem to herd the fish together and collectively dive for them. (697k)
Close-up Fishing Great White
Close-up of fishing Great White Pelicans. (746k)
Pelican Pouch Full Fish
Pelican with pouch full of fish. (583k)
Close-up Great White Pelican
Close-up of Great White Pelican, with juvenile in back. (734k)
Milvus aegyptius
Yellow-billed Kite (Milvus aegyptius, german: Milane, french: Milan à bec jaune) in flight. (517k)
Milvus migrans
Black Kites (Milvus migrans, german: Schwarzmilan, french: Milan noir) over Dakar. Sometimes there were hundreds of them in the air over Dakar. (716k)
Aquila spilogaster
African Hawk Eagle (Aquila spilogaster, german: Afrikanischer Habichtsadler, french: Aigle fascié). (619k)
Haliaeetus vocifer
African Fish Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer, german: Schreiseeadler, french: Pygargue vocifer). (478k)
African Fish Eagle
African Fish Eagle. (724k)
African Fish Eagle Flight
African Fish Eagle in flight. (490k)

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