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White-winged Apalis, Malawi’s one endemic bird species: Photo by Roland Bischoff

Welcome to our guide to the birds of Malawi! Known as the “Warm Heart of Africa,” Malawi is a country of stunning natural beauty, including the vast expanse of Lake Malawi, rolling plateaus, and lush woodlands. These diverse environments provide habitats for a variety of bird species. In this section, you’ll explore our curated guides that showcase the avian wonders of Malawi. From the colorful flight of the Lilac-breasted Roller in the grasslands to the endemic White-winged Apalis, Malawi’s birdlife presents a captivating glimpse into the country’s rich natural heritage. Whether you’re birdwatching in Nyika National Park or exploring the marshes of Liwonde, we invite you to delve into our guides and immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Malawian birds.