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
Bird Pages

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

Birds in Mali

Bird Feather
Bird feather. (1128k)
Weaver Bird Nests
Weaver bird nests. (905k)
Birds Nests
Birds nests. (840k)
Flock Birds Fly Very
Flock of birds. They fly in a very coordinated fashion. (958k)
Various Shore Birds
Various shore birds. (628k)
Lanius excubitor
Great Grey Shrike (Lanius excubitor, german: Raubwürger, french: Pie-grièche grise). (533k)
Vidua orientalis
Male Sahel Paradise Whydah (Vidua orientalis). (449k)
Cinnyris cupreus
Female Copper Sunbird (Cinnyris cupreus, french: Souimanga cuivré). (521k)
Female Copper Sunbird
Female Copper Sunbird. (530k)
Lagonosticta senegala
Male 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). (607k)
Streptopelia roseogrisea
African Collared Dove (Streptopelia roseogrisea, german: Nordafrikanische Lachtaube, french: Tourterelle rieuse). (965k)
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, french: Guêpier écarlate). (583k)
Merops orientalis
Green Bee-eater (Merops orientalis, german: Smaragdspint, french: Guêpier d'Orient). (652k)
Coracias abyssinicus
Abyssinian Roller (Coracias abyssinicus, german: Senegalracke, french: Rollier d'Abyssinie). (790k)
Coracias abyssinicus
Abyssinian Roller (Coracias abyssinicus, german: Senegalracke, french: Rollier d'Abyssinie). (495k)
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). (519k)
Thalasseus sandvicensis
Sandwich Tern (Thalasseus sandvicensis, german: Brandseeschwalbe, french: Sterne caugek). (392k)
Chlidonias hybrida
Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida, german: Weißbart-Seeschwalbe, french: Guifette moustac) in flight. (485k)
Whiskered Tern Flight
Whiskered Tern in flight. (468k)
Hydroprogne caspia
Caspian Tern (Hydroprogne caspia, german: Raubseeschwalbe, french: Sterne caspienne) in flight. (521k)
Burhinus senegalensis
Senegal Thick-knee (Burhinus senegalensis, german: Senegaltriel, french: Œdicnème du Sénégal). (564k)
Tringa nebularia
Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia, german: Grünschenkel, french: Chevalier aboyeur). (579k)
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 rudis
African Pied Kingfishers (Ceryle rudis rudis, german: Graufischer, french: Martin-pêcheur pie). female on top, male below. (637k)
Ceryle rudis rudis
Male African Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis rudis, german: Graufischer, french: Martin-pêcheur pie). (883k)
Ceryle rudis rudis
African Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis rudis, german: Graufischer, french: Martin-pêcheur pie). (566k)
African Pied Kingfisher Flight
African Pied Kingfisher in flight. (791k)
Fishing Male African Pied
Fishing male African Pied Kingfisher. (502k)
African Pied Kingfisher Fish
African Pied Kingfisher with fish. (501k)
Lophoceros nasutus
Male African Grey Hornbill (Lophoceros nasutus, german: Grautoko, french: Calao à bec noir). (523k)
Dendrocygna viduata
Flock of White-faced Whistling Ducks (Dendrocygna viduata, german: Witwenpfeifgans, french: Dendrocygne veuf) in flight. (508k)
Flock White-faced Whistling Ducks
Flock of White-faced Whistling Ducks in flight. (503k)
Sarkidiornis melanotos
Flock of Knob-billed Ducks (Sarkidiornis melanotos, german: Höckerglanzgans, french: Canard à bosse) in flight. (414k)
Ibis Flight
Ibis in flight. (375k)
Microcarbo africanus africanus
African Reed Cormorant (Microcarbo africanus africanus, german: Riedscharbe, french: Cormoran africain). (801k)
African Reed Cormorant Taking
African Reed Cormorant taking off from the river. (567k)
African Reed Cormorant Flight
African Reed Cormorant in flight. (505k)
African Reed Cormorant Low
African Reed Cormorant in low flight. (730k)
Microcarbo africanus africanus
Perched African Reed Cormorant (Microcarbo africanus africanus, german: Riedscharbe, french: Cormoran africain) and Western Little Egret (Egretta garzetta garzetta, german: Seidenreiher, french: Aigrette garzette). (582k)
Cormorants Flight Over Western
Cormorants in flight over a Western Little Egret. (718k)
Egrets Taking Off All
Egrets taking off in all directions. (763k)
Black Sheep Leading Flock
Black sheep leading the flock (a cormorant and a flock of egrets). (453k)
Flying Over Moon
Flying over the moon. (404k)
Flock Egrets Way Night
Flock of egrets on their way to their night roost. (529k)
Night Roost Egrets Cormorants
Night roost of egrets and cormorants. (710k)
Flock Yellow-billed Egrets Over
Flock of Yellow-billed Egrets over the Niger River. (541k)
Ardea intermedia brachyrhyncha
Perched Yellow-billed Egrets (Ardea intermedia brachyrhyncha, german: Mittelreiher, french: Héron intermédiaire). (756k)
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. (1154k)
Bubulcus ibis ibis
Western Cattle Egrets (Bubulcus ibis ibis, german: Kuhreiher, french: Héron garde-bœufs). (924k)
Yellow-billed Egret Taking Off
Yellow-billed Egret taking off over a cow. (708k)
Yellow-billed Egret Herd Sheep
Yellow-billed Egret and a herd of sheep. (676k)
Bubulcus ibis ibis
Western Cattle Egrets (Bubulcus ibis ibis, german: Kuhreiher, french: Héron garde-bœufs) feeding around a cow carcass. (711k)
Egretta garzetta garzetta
Western Little Egret (Egretta garzetta garzetta, german: Seidenreiher, french: Aigrette garzette). (1378k)
Western Little Egret Taking
Western Little Egret taking off. (685k)
Western Little Egret After
Western Little Egret just after take-off. (789k)
Western Little Egrets Flight
Western Little Egrets in flight. (474k)
Western Little Egret Flight
Western Little Egret in flight. (502k)
Western Little Egret Flight
Western Little Egret in flight. (774k)
Ardea cinerea cinerea
Western Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea cinerea, german: Graureiher, french: Héron cendré). (633k)
Western Grey Heron Taking
Western Grey Heron taking off. (603k)
Western Grey Heron Flight
Western Grey Heron in flight. (549k)
Western Grey Heron Flight
Western Grey Heron in flight. (499k)
Ardea purpurea purpurea
Western Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea purpurea, german: Purpurreiher, french: Héron pourpré). (681k)
Western Purple Heron Flight
Western Purple Heron in flight. (567k)
Milvus aegyptius parasitus
Yellow-billed Kite ssp. parasitus (Milvus aegyptius parasitus) looking for fish. (458k)
Yellow-billed Kite Ssp Parasitus
Yellow-billed Kite ssp. parasitus looking for fish. (477k)
Yellow-billed Kite Ssp Parasitus
Yellow-billed Kite ssp. parasitus talons down in preparation for striking a fish. (475k)
Milvus migrans
Black Kite (Milvus migrans, german: Schwarzmilan, french: Milan noir) looking for prey. (466k)

This page contains 75 pictures of 34 bird species

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