Saturday, June 14, 2014

Birds in the Brufut Forest in Gambia

A few birds I have seen in the Brufut Forest. The Brufut Forest is a famous birding place in Gambia. The dense and dry forest is home for many bird species and easy to access from the coast.

Tree in the Brufut Forest The Gambia
Large Tree near the forest margin. 

Black-Shouldered Kite Elanus caeruleus in the Brufut Forest
Black-Shouldered Kite

bronze mannikin or bronze munia in the Brufut Forest
A flock of mannikins.

white-crowned robin-chat in the Brufut Forest in The Gambia
White-crowned Robin-chat 
yellow-fronted tinkerbird in the Brufut Forest
Yellow-fronted Tinkerbird 

19 comments:

  1. Stunning images!!! That one of the flock in the trees...well, that is just amazing to have so many little ones in a row of leaves like that.

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  2. they're gorgeous birds! love the huge tree, too.

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  3. Beautiful birds. I love the kite and the big tree.

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  4. Lovely images Christian. The Tinkerbird has a very interesting face pattern.

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  5. More lovely birds, Gambia sounds like a great place for birding.. I should add this to my bucket list.. The tree is gorgeous too. Thanks for sharing you post with Saturday's Critters.. Have a happy weekend!

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  6. Another beautiful series!! Boom, Bobbi and Gary.

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  7. Wonderful shots of birds in thye forest, Amazing variety,

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  8. Beautiful of the African birds, lovely.

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  9. Wow! Such interesting birds! Really beautiful pictures!

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  10. Oh they are beautiful! Love that tinkerbird...that's a new one to me!

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  11. What pretty images of these exceptionally beautiful birds!!

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  12. I had a brilliant time in Gambia. Looks like you did too Christian. Some lovely birds today and seeing your Black-shouldered Kite brought back some memories. Thank you.

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  13. ...again, I'm back to say...

    Thanks for linking up this weekend at the Bird D'Pot!! All the birders appreciate your participation.

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  14. Great photos from your area Christian. All the birds are new to me so thanks for sharing.

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  15. Great sequence!! Boom, Bobbi and Gary.

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  16. The Kites is an awesome bird, great sighting.. And I love the name of the last bird"Tinkerbird", it is cute! Great shots and post.

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  17. Nice shots! The mannikins are so sweet!

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  18. thank you for showing us some more wonderful Gambian birds

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  19. It is interesting to see that we have many birds in common with the Gambia

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