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Purple Starling in Gambia: Photo by James Kennerley

Welcome to our guide to the birds of The Gambia! Situated on the west coast of Africa, The Gambia is a small country with a big reputation among birdwatchers, thanks to its diverse habitats and abundant birdlife. In this section, you’ll embark on a journey through our meticulously curated guides, each unveiling the unique avian treasures of The Gambia. From the iconic calls of the African fish eagle echoing over the riverbanks to the colorful displays of sunbirds flitting among flowering bushes, The Gambia’s birdlife offers a captivating glimpse into the country’s natural splendor. Whether you’re exploring the lush mangroves of the River Gambia or birdwatching in the forests of Abuko Nature Reserve, we invite you to delve into our guides and immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Gambian birds.