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  1. African Hobby 6-1.jpg

    African Hobby 6-1.jpg

  2. Shikra


  3. Common Bulbul

    Common Bulbul

  4. Eurasian Kestrel

    Eurasian Kestrel

  5. Bronze Tailed Starling

    Bronze Tailed Starling

  6. Western Plantain Eater

    Western Plantain Eater

    Thank you all for your kind comments.
  7. Northern Red Bishop

    Northern Red Bishop

  8. Spotted Flycatcher

    Spotted Flycatcher

    Arrives from Europe every year and sits on my garden wall for a couple of days, great to see.
  9. Red-Eyed Dove

    Red-Eyed Dove

  10. Village Weaver

    Village Weaver

  11. Grosbeak Weaver Juvenile

    Grosbeak Weaver Juvenile

  12. Blue Headed Coucal

    Blue Headed Coucal

    Not a great shot he was too far away but posted for the behaviour. Sunning himself after a heavy shower.
  13. Black Crake

    Black Crake

  14. Ethiopian Swallow

    Ethiopian Swallow

  15. African Pied Wagtail-juvenile

    African Pied Wagtail-juvenile

  16. Pied Crow

    Pied Crow

  17. long tailed glossy starling

    long tailed glossy starling

    gambia 2014
  18. Female Wilsons Indigobird

    Female Wilsons Indigobird

    For some reason I rarely see the male.
  19. Wilsons Indigobird

    Wilsons Indigobird

    Literally came face to face with this little bird and fired off a shot before she scarpered, not too bad considering.
  20. Wilson's Indigobird

    Wilson's Indigobird

    Female or non breeding male captured in the garden. Mimics Bar-Breasted Firefinch of which there are plenty here.
  21. Grey-backed Camaroptera

    Grey-backed Camaroptera

    This lovely little bird visited the garden for a few days then disappeared.
  22. Yellow-browed Camaroptera (new for Opus)

    Yellow-browed Camaroptera (new for Opus)

  23. Lizard Buzzard

    Lizard Buzzard

    This was taken trough the bus window and despite several attempts I couldn't get it sharp. Still its a nice bird.
  24. Chocolate-backed Kingfisher

    Chocolate-backed Kingfisher