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niger birding
African Silverbill in Niger: Photo by Paul Block

Welcome to our guide to the birds of Niger! This landlocked country in West Africa features a diverse array of landscapes, from the vast Sahara Desert in the north to the fertile floodplains of the Niger River in the south. These habitats provide homes for a variety of bird species, making Niger an interesting destination for birdwatchers. In this section, you’ll explore our curated guides that highlight the avian wonders of Niger. From the regal flight of the raptors over the arid savannas to the vibrant colors of the Village Weaver along the riverbanks, Niger’s birdlife offers a captivating glimpse into the country’s natural beauty. We invite you to delve into our guides and immerse yourself in the fascinating world of Nigerien birds.