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Northern Carmine Bee-eater Merops nubicus, Yanfolila, Mali

Image Credit: 
Lionel Sineux, February 2011

Greater Blue-eared Starling Lamprotornis chalybaeus, Sokolo area, Segou region, Mali

Image Credit: 
Mary Crickmore

Country checklist and status

You can download and print a checklist for Mali.

Work was underway as of May 2004 to produce an accurate list. All records are welcome that could contribute to a better knowledge of the occurence of birds in Mali. Send records to Mary Crickmore at the address noted in the contacts section.

Endemic species

Mali Firefinch Lagonosticta virata

Threatened species

Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris Vulnerable
Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotus Vulnerable
Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga Vulnerable
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Vulnerable
Corncrake Crex crex Vulnerable
Aquatic Warbler Acrocephalus paludicola Vulnerable

Source: BirdLife International.

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