Senegal Coucal Centropus senegalensis, Saly, Senegal
Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotus, Saly, Senegal
Country checklist and status
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ABC and other checklists
You can download and print an ABC / Dowsett checklist for Senegal. The ABC lists follow the taxonomic sequence and names of Birds of Africa Volumes I-VII and are kept up to date with published and peer-reviewed records.
ABC Bulletin Vol. 1, No.1, pp. 40-41 commented that 'an annotated list and atlas has been published for Senegal and The Gambia. A review of the records brings together a total of 610 species for Senegal alone.'
Recent additions to the Senegal list include Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus, ABC Bulletin, Vol.11, No.2, p.147 and Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius, Vol.10, No.1.
Birds of Senegambia a checklist. A really handy booklet for those visiting The Gambia and Senegal. Contains a list of Senegambian species and plenty of room to maintain day lists for a 2-3 week visit.
There are no endemic nor near endemic species in Senegal.
|Marbled Teal||Marmaronetta angustirostris||Vulnerable|
|Lappet-faced Vulture||Torgos tracheliotus||Vulnerable|
|Lesser Kestrel||Falco naumanni||Vulnerable|
|Aquatic Warbler||Acrocephalus paludicola||Vulnerable|