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madagascar birding
Scaly Ground-Roller, a bird whose entire family is endemic to Madagascar: Photo by Tomáš Grim

Welcome to our guide to the birds of Madagascar! This island nation off the southeastern coast of Africa is known for its extraordinary biodiversity and unique ecosystems, including lush rainforests, dry forests, and coastal areas. These habitats support a remarkable variety of bird species, many of which are found nowhere else in the world. In this section, you’ll explore our curated guides that showcase the avian wonders of Madagascar. From the vibrant plumage of the Madagascar Paradise Flycatcher in the dense forests to the endearing movements of the Madagascar Flufftail in the marshlands, Madagascar’s birdlife offers a captivating glimpse into the country’s natural treasures. Whether you’re birdwatching in the spiny forests of the south or exploring the wetlands of the west, we invite you to delve into our guides and immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Madagascar’s birds.