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:

Nature in Mali
Nature Page for Mali
Bird Pages
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All pictures are © Dr. Günther Eichhorn, unless otherwise noted.

Birds in Mali

Bird Feather
Bird feather. (1129k)
Weaver Bird Nests
Weaver bird nests. (908k)
Birds Nests
Birds nests. (844k)
Flock Birds Fly Very
Flock of birds. They fly in a very coordinated fashion. (959k)
Various Shore Birds
Various shore birds. (629k)
Great Grey Shrike (Lanius excubitor)
Great Grey Shrike (Lanius excubitor, german: Raubwürger, french: Pie-grièche grise). (541k)
Sahel Paradise Whydah (Vidua orientalis)
Male Sahel Paradise Whydah (Vidua orientalis). (457k)
Copper Sunbird (Cinnyris cupreus)
Female Copper Sunbird (Cinnyris cupreus, french: Souimanga cuivré). (528k)
Female Copper Sunbird
Female Copper Sunbird. (530k)
Red-billed Firefinch (Lagonosticta senegala)
Male Red-billed Firefinch (also called Senegal Firefinch) (Lagonosticta senegala, german: Senegalamarant, french: Amarante du Sénégal). (443k)
Speckled Pigeon (Columba guinea)
Speckled Pigeon (Columba guinea, german: Guineataube, french: Pigeon roussard). (611k)
African Collared Dove (Streptopelia roseogrisea)
African Collared Dove (Streptopelia roseogrisea, german: Nordafrikanische Lachtaube, french: Tourterelle rieuse). (973k)
Collared Pratincole (Glareola pratincola)
Collared Pratincole (Glareola pratincola, german: Rotflügel-Brachschwalbe, french: Glaréole à collier). (232k)
White-billed Buffalo Weaver (Bubalornis albirostris)
White-billed Buffalo Weaver (Bubalornis albirostris, german: Alektoweber, french: Alecto à bec blanc). (605k)
Northern Carmine Bee-eater (Merops nubicus)
Northern Carmine Bee-eaters (Merops nubicus, french: Guêpier écarlate). (594k)
Green Bee-eater (Merops orientalis)
Green Bee-eater (Merops orientalis, german: Smaragdspint, french: Guêpier d'Orient). (658k)
Abyssinian Roller (Coracias abyssinicus)
Abyssinian Roller (Coracias abyssinicus, german: Senegalracke, french: Rollier d'Abyssinie). (794k)
Abyssinian Roller (Coracias abyssinicus)
Abyssinian Roller (Coracias abyssinicus, german: Senegalracke, french: Rollier d'Abyssinie). (503k)
Rose-ringed Parakeet (Psittacula krameri)
Female Rose-ringed Parakeet (Psittacula krameri, german: Halsbandsittich, french: Perruche à collier). (752k)
Parakeets Flight
Parakeets in flight. (512k)
Senegal Parrot (Poicephalus senegalus)
Senegal Parrot (Poicephalus senegalus, german: Mohrenkopf­papagei, french: Perroquet youyou). (772k)
Pied Crow (Corvus albus)
Pied Crow (Corvus albus, german: Schildrabe, french: Corbeau pie). (524k)
Tern (Sterninae gen.)
Tern (Sterninae gen., german: Seeschwalben). (398k)
Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida)
Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida, german: Weißbart-Seeschwalbe, french: Guifette moustac) in flight. (494k)
Whiskered Tern Flight
Whiskered Tern in flight. (469k)
Caspian Tern (Hydroprogne caspia)
Caspian Tern (Hydroprogne caspia, german: Raubseeschwalbe, french: Sterne caspienne) in flight. (528k)
Senegal Thick-knee (Burhinus senegalensis)
Senegal Thick-knee (Burhinus senegalensis, german: Senegaltriel, french: Œdicnème du Sénégal). (576k)
Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia)
Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia, german: Grünschenkel, french: Chevalier aboyeur). (584k)
Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)
Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus, german: Stelzenläufer, french: Échasse blanche). (625k)
Spur-winged Lapwing (Vanellus spinosus)
Spur-winged Lapwing (Vanellus spinosus, german: Spornkiebitz, french: Vanneau à éperons). (755k)
African Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis rudis)
African Pied Kingfishers (Ceryle rudis rudis, german: Graufischer, french: Martin-pêcheur pie). female on top, male below. (646k)
African Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis rudis)
Male African Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis rudis, german: Graufischer, french: Martin-pêcheur pie). (889k)
African Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis rudis)
African Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis rudis, german: Graufischer, french: Martin-pêcheur pie). (576k)
African Pied Kingfisher Flight
African Pied Kingfisher in flight. (792k)
Fishing Male African Pied
Fishing male African Pied Kingfisher. (503k)
African Pied Kingfisher Fish
African Pied Kingfisher with fish. (502k)
African Grey Hornbill (Lophoceros nasutus)
Male African Grey Hornbill (Lophoceros nasutus, german: Grautoko, french: Calao à bec noir). (530k)
White-faced Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna viduata)
Flock of White-faced Whistling Ducks (Dendrocygna viduata, german: Witwenpfeifgans, french: Dendrocygne veuf) in flight. (518k)
Flock White-faced Whistling Ducks
Flock of White-faced Whistling Ducks in flight. (504k)
Knob-billed Duck (Sarkidiornis melanotos)
Flock of Knob-billed Ducks (Sarkidiornis melanotos, german: Höckerglanzgans, french: Canard à bosse) in flight. (421k)
Ibis Flight
Ibis in flight. (376k)
African Reed Cormorant (Microcarbo africanus africanus)
African Reed Cormorant (Microcarbo africanus africanus, german: Riedscharbe, french: Cormoran africain). (812k)
African Reed Cormorant Taking
African Reed Cormorant taking off from the river. (568k)
African Reed Cormorant Flight
African Reed Cormorant in flight. (506k)
African Reed Cormorant Low
African Reed Cormorant in low flight. (731k)
African Reed Cormorant (Microcarbo africanus africanus)
Perched African Reed Cormorant (Microcarbo africanus africanus, german: Riedscharbe, french: Cormoran africain), right, and Western Little Egret (Egretta garzetta garzetta, german: Seidenreiher, french: Aigrette garzette). (596k)
Cormorants Flight Over Western
Cormorants in flight over a Western Little Egret. (719k)
Egrets Taking Off All
Egrets taking off in all directions. (764k)
Black Sheep Leading Flock
Black sheep leading the flock (a cormorant and a flock of egrets). (455k)
Flying Over Moon
Flying over the moon. (406k)
Flock Egrets Way Night
Flock of egrets on their way to their night roost. (530k)
Night Roost Egrets Cormorants
Night roost of egrets and cormorants. (711k)
Flock African Great Egrets
Flock of African Great Egrets over the Niger River. (542k)
African Great Egret (Ardea alba melanorhynchos)
Perched African Great Egrets (Ardea alba melanorhynchos, german: Silberreiher, french: Grande Aigrette). (767k)
Western Little Egret (Egretta garzetta garzetta)
Western Little Egret (Egretta garzetta garzetta, german: Seidenreiher, french: Aigrette garzette), left, and African Great Egret (Ardea alba melanorhynchos, german: Silberreiher, french: Grande Aigrette), right. (1164k)
Western Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis ibis)
Western Cattle Egrets (Bubulcus ibis ibis, german: Kuhreiher, french: Héron garde-bœufs). (930k)
Western Cattle Egret Taking
Western Cattle Egret taking off over a cow. (709k)
Western Cattle Egret Herd
Western Cattle Egret and a herd of sheep. (680k)
Western Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis ibis)
Western Cattle Egrets (Bubulcus ibis ibis, german: Kuhreiher, french: Héron garde-bœufs) feeding around a cow carcass. (722k)
Western Little Egret (Egretta garzetta garzetta)
Western Little Egret (Egretta garzetta garzetta, german: Seidenreiher, french: Aigrette garzette). (1388k)
Western Little Egret (Egretta garzetta garzetta)
Western Little Egret (Egretta garzetta garzetta, german: Seidenreiher, french: Aigrette garzette) taking off. (691k)
Western Little Egret After
Western Little Egret just after take-off. (790k)
Western Little Egrets Flight
Western Little Egrets in flight. (475k)
Western Little Egret Flight
Western Little Egret in flight. (503k)
Western Little Egret Flight
Western Little Egret in flight. (775k)
Western Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea cinerea)
Western Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea cinerea, german: Graureiher, french: Héron cendré). (642k)
Western Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea cinerea)
Western Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea cinerea, german: Graureiher, french: Héron cendré) taking off. (612k)
Western Grey Heron Flight
Western Grey Heron in flight. (550k)
Western Grey Heron Flight
Western Grey Heron in flight. (500k)
Western Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea purpurea)
Western Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea purpurea, german: Purpurreiher, french: Héron pourpré). (691k)
Western Purple Heron Flight
Western Purple Heron in flight. (568k)
Yellow-billed Kite ssp. parasitus (Milvus aegyptius parasitus)
Yellow-billed Kite ssp. parasitus (Milvus aegyptius parasitus, french: Milan à bec jaune) looking for fish. (472k)
Yellow-billed Kite ssp. parasitus (Milvus aegyptius parasitus)
Yellow-billed Kite ssp. parasitus (Milvus aegyptius parasitus, french: Milan à bec jaune) looking for fish. (492k)
Yellow-billed Kite Ssp Parasitus
Yellow-billed Kite ssp. parasitus talons down in preparation for striking a fish. (476k)
Black Kite (Milvus migrans)
Black Kite (Milvus migrans, german: Schwarzmilan, french: Milan noir) looking for prey. (474k)

This page contains 75 pictures of 33 bird species

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