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Sierra Leone

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Grey-headed Oliveback in Sierra Leone: Photo by Mike Andersen

Welcome to our guide to the birds of Sierra Leone! This West African country is known for its lush rainforests, extensive mangrove swamps, and scenic coastlines, which provide homes for a wide range of bird species. Sierra Leone is a great destination for birdwatchers seeking a mix of colorful endemic birds and migratory species. In this section, you’ll explore our curated guides that highlight the avian wonders of Sierra Leone. From the vibrant plumage of the Western Bluebill in the forests to the sight of the African Fish Eagle along the rivers and lakes, Sierra Leone’s birdlife offers a captivating glimpse into the country’s natural beauty. Whether you’re observing birds in the Gola Rainforest National Park or exploring the serene wetlands, we invite you to delve into our guides and immerse yourself in the fascinating world of Sierra Leone’s birds.