Africa - Large Song Birds

On this page you will find pictures of (medium to) large song birds photographed by me in Egypt, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, South Africa and Tanzania.

You can scroll down to see all photo's or you can click on the underlined English name in the list (link) to see the respective photo.

  1. Jacobin (Pied) Cuckoo - Jacobijn Koekoek
  2. Red-fronted Coua - Reynaud's Coua
  3. Blue Coua - Blauwe Coua
  4. Madagascar Coucal - Toeloespoorkoekoek
  5. Senegal Coucal - Senegaleze Spoorkoekoek
  6. White-browed Coucal - Wenkbrouwspoorkoekoek
  7. Black Bee-eater - Zwarte Bijeneter
  8. Blue-headed Bee-eater - Blauwkopbijeneter
  9. Little Bee-eater - Dwergbijeneter
  10. Somali Bee-eater - Somali-bijeneter
  11. Carmine Bee-eater - Noordelijke Karmijnrode Bijeneter
  12. Lilac-Breasted Roller - Vorkstaartscharrelaar
  13. Broad-billed Roller - Breedbekscharrelaar
  14. Purple Roller - Paarse Scharrelaar
  15. Pitta-like Ground-roller - Blauwkopgrondscharrelaar
  16. Cuckoo Roller - Koerol
  17. Green Woodhoopoe - Groene Kakelaar
  18. Forest Wood-hoopoe - Bruinkop-boomhop
  19. Bearded Barbet - Zwartband-baardvogel
  20. Crested Lark - Kuifleeuwerik
  21. Pangani Longclaw - Pangani-langklauw
  22. Common Bulbul - Grauwe Buulbuul
  23. Slender-billed Greenbul - Dunsnavel-buulbuul
  1. Madagascar Bulbul - Zwarte Buulbuul
  2. Yellow-spotted Nicator - Grijskeelnicator
  3. Olive Thrush - Olijflijster
  4. Spotted Morning-Trush - Gevlekte Palmlijster
  5. Brown Babbler - Sahelbabbelaar
  6. Arrow-marked Babbler - Pijlpuntbabbelaar
  7. Grey-backed Fiscal - Grijsrug-klapekster
  8. Long-tailed Fiscal - Cabanis-klapekster
  9. Fiscal Shrike - Gekraagde Klauwier
  10. Magpie Shrike - Eksterklauwier
  11. White-crowned Shrike - Witkruinklauwier
  12. Tropical Boubou - EthiopischeFiskaal
  13. Chestnut-bellied Helmet-shrike - Roodsnavelklauwier
  14. Chabert Vanga - Brilvanga
  15. Blue Vanga - Blauwe Vanga
  16. Wattled Starling - Lelspreeuw
  17. Greater Blue-eared Glossy Starling - Groenstaart-glansspreeuw
  18. Lesser Blue-eared Starling - Blauwoor-glansspreeuw
  19. Purple Glossy Starling - Purperglansspreeuw
  20. Superb Starling DriekleurigeGlansspreeuw
  21. Hildebrandt Starling Hildebrandt-glansspreeuw
  22. Ashy Starling GrijzeGlansspreeuw
  23. Red-winged Starling - Roodvleugelspreeuw
Jacobin (Pied) Cuckoo
Jacobijnkoekoek
Madikwe, South Africa
22 November 2005

Red-fronted Coua
Reynaud's Coua
Mananara Lodge area,
Anjozorobe, Madagascar
17 January 2014

This is a juvenile.

Blue Coua
Blauwe Coua
Perinet Nature Reserve,
Andasibe, Madagascar
11 January 2014
Madagascar Coucal
Toeloespoorkoekoek
Perinet Nature Reserve,
Andasibe, Madagascar
11 January 2014
Senegal Coucal
Senegaleze Spoorkoekoek
Kololi, Gambia
15 August 2008
White-browed Coucal
Wenkbrauwspoorkoekoek
Kilimanjaro area, Tanzania
10 January 2008
Black Bee-eater
Zwarte Bijeneter
Kakum NP, Ghana
30 August 2010
Blue-headed Bee-eater
Blauwkopbijeneter
Attewa Forest, Ghana
5 September 2010
Little Bee-eater
Dwergbijeneter
Kilimanjaro area, Tanzania
10 January 2008

Somali Bee-eater
Somali-bijeneter
Amboseli, Kenya
17 January 2008

Carmine Bee-eater
Noordelijke Karmijnrode Bijeneter
Amboseli, Kenya
17 January 2008

Lilac-Breasted Roller
Vorkstaartscharrelaar
Madikwe, South Africa
19 November 2005

Broad-billed Roller
Breedbekscharrelaar
Kololi, Gambia
16 August 2008

Purple Roller
Paarse Scharrelaar
Madikwe, South Africa
20 November 2005

Pitta-like Ground-roller
Blauwkopgrondscharrelaar
Mantadia National Park,
Andasibe, Madagascar
12 January 2014
Cuckoo Roller
Koerol
Perinet Nature Reserve,
Andasibe, Madagascar
14 January 2014
Green Woodhoopoe
Groene Kakelaar
Madikwe, South Africa
20 November 2005
Forest Wood-hoopoe
Bruinkop-boomhop
Kakum NP, Ghana
30 August 2010
Bearded Barbet
Zwartband-baardvogel
Koulikoro, Mali
27 February 2010
Crested Lark
Kuifleeuwerik
Bamako area, Mali
2 March 2010
Pangani Longclaw
Pangani-langklauw
Kilimanjaro area, Tanzania
10 January 2008
Common Bulbul
Grauwe Buulbuul
Ngorongoro area,Tanzania
13 January 2008
Slender-billed Greenbul
Dunsnavel-buulbuul
Kakum NP, Ghana
31 August 2010
Madagascar Bulbul
Zwarte Buulbuul
Andasibe, Madagascar
10 January 2014
Yellow-spotted Nicator
Grijskeelnicator
Kakum NP, Ghana
31 August 2010
Olive Thrush
Olijflijster
Tsitsikamma NP, South Africa
15 November 2005

 

Spotted Morning Thrush
Gevlekte Palmlijster
Tsavo-West, Kenya
18 January 2008
Brown Babbler
Sahelbabbelaar
Samaja, Mali
1 March 2010.JPG
Arrow-marked Babbler
Pijlpuntbabbelaar
Madikwe, South Africa
19 November 2005
Grey-backed Fiscal
Grijsrug-klapekster
Serengeti, Tanzania
12 January 2008
Long-tailed Fiscal
Cabanis-klapekster
Kilimanjaro area, Tanzania
10 January 2008
Fiscal Shrike
Gekraagde Klauwier
Montagu, South Africa
12 November 2005
Magpie Shrike
Eksterklauwier
Serengeti, Tanzania
12 January 2008
White-crowned Shrike
Witkruinklauwier
Serengeti, Tanzania
13 January 2008
Tropical Boubou
Ethiopische Fiskaal
Ngorongoro Crater Mountains, Tanzania
15 January 2008
Chestnut-bellied Helmet-shrike
Roodsnavelklauwier
Aboabo (Kakum NP), Ghana
3 September 2010
Chabert Vanga
Brilvanga
Mantadia National Park,
Andasibe, Madagascar
15 January 2014
Blue Vanga
Blauwe Vanga
Perinet Nature Reserve,
Andasibe, Madagascar
10 January
Wattled Starling
Lelspreeuw
Ngorongoro area, Tanzania
13 January 2008
Greater Blue-eared Glossy Starling
Groenstaart-glansspreeuw
Georgetown, Gambia
17 August 2008
Lesser Blue-eared Starling
Blauwoor-glansspreeuw
Accra, Ghana
5 September 2010
Purple Glossy Starling
Purperglansspreeuw
Aplaku Israel, Ghana
27 August 2010
Superb Starling
Driekleurige Glansspreeuw
Kilimanjaro area, Tanzania
10 January 2008
Hildebrandt's Starling
Hildebrandt-glansspreeuw
Ngorongoro area, Tanzania
13 January 2008
Ashy Starling
Grijze Glansspreeuw
Tarangire, Tanzania
15 January 2008
Red-winged Starling
Roodvleugelspreeuw
Tarangire, Tanzania
15 January 2008
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