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Somali Wheatear in Somalia: Photo by Kevin Cranney

Welcome to our guide to the birds of Somalia! This East African country is known for its diverse landscapes, including arid deserts, coastal plains along the Indian Ocean, and mountain ranges in the north. These varied habitats provide homes for a variety of bird species, making Somalia an intriguing destination for birdwatchers. In this section, you’ll explore our curated guides that highlight the avian wonders of Somalia. From the colorful plumage of the Somali Bee-eater in the savannas to the sight of the Somali Ostrich roaming the grasslands, Somalia’s birdlife offers a captivating glimpse into the country’s natural beauty. Whether you’re observing birds in the verdant Jubba and Shabelle river valleys or exploring the coastal wetlands, we invite you to delve into our guides and immerse yourself in the captivating world of Somali birds.