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Grey Kestrel in Benin: Photo by Bruce Mast

Welcome to our guide to the birds of Benin! Situated in West Africa, Benin is a country with diverse ecosystems that provide habitat to a rich variety of bird species. In this section, you’ll discover a curated collection of informative guides meticulously crafted to help you identify and understand the birds commonly sighted in Benin. From vibrant songbirds to majestic raptors, Benin’s avian residents showcase a fascinating spectrum of colors, shapes, and behaviors. Whether you’re exploring the savannas of the north or the lush forests of the south, we invite you to delve into our guides and immerse yourself in the captivating world of Beninese birds.