List of Birds of Guinea

Guineafowl

 
 
 
 
Helmeted Guineafowl
Numida meleagris
LC-Least Concern
 

Pheasants & Allies

 
 
 
 
Common Quail
Coturnix coturnix
LC-Least Concern

Ducks, Geese, Swans

 
 
 
 
African Pygmy Goose
Nettapus auritus
LC-Least Concern
 
Egyptian Goose
Alopochen aegyptiaca
LC-Least Concern
Fulvous Whistling Duck
Dendrocygna bicolor
LC-Least Concern
Garganey
Spatula querquedula
LC-Least Concern
Knob-billed Duck
Sarkidiornis melanotos
LC-Least Concern
 
Northern Pintail
Anas acuta
LC-Least Concern
Northern Shoveler
Spatula clypeata
LC-Least Concern
Spur-winged Goose
Plectropterus gambensis
LC-Least Concern
 
White-faced Whistling Duck
Dendrocygna viduata
LC-Least Concern
 

Nightjars

 
 
 
 
Freckled Nightjar
Caprimulgus tristigma
LC-Least Concern
 

Swifts

 
 
 
 
African Palm Swift
Cypsiurus parvus
LC-Least Concern
 
Alpine Swift
Tachymarptis melba
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Common Swift
Apus apus
LC-Least Concern
Little Swift
Apus affinis
LC-Least Concern
 
Pallid Swift
Apus pallidus
LC-Least Concern
Rare
White-rumped Swift
Apus caffer
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 

Bustards

 
 
 
 
Black-bellied Bustard
Lissotis melanogaster
LC-Least Concern
 
Denham's Bustard
Neotis denhami
NT-Near Threatened
 
White-bellied Bustard
Eupodotis senegalensis
LC-Least Concern
 

Cuckoos

 
 
 
 
African Cuckoo
Cuculus gularis
LC-Least Concern
 
African Emerald Cuckoo
Chrysococcyx cupreus
LC-Least Concern
 
Black Coucal
Centropus grillii
LC-Least Concern
 
Black Cuckoo
Cuculus clamosus
LC-Least Concern
 
Great Spotted Cuckoo
Clamator glandarius
LC-Least Concern
Klaas's Cuckoo
Chrysococcyx klaas
LC-Least Concern
 
Levaillant's Cuckoo
Clamator levaillantii
LC-Least Concern
 
Red-chested Cuckoo
Cuculus solitarius
LC-Least Concern
 
Senegal Coucal
Centropus senegalensis
LC-Least Concern
 

Pigeons, Doves

 
 
 
 
African Green Pigeon
Treron calvus
LC-Least Concern
 
Blue-spotted Wood Dove
Turtur afer
LC-Least Concern
 
Eurasian Turtle Dove
Streptopelia turtur
VU-Vulnerable
Laughing Dove
Spilopelia senegalensis
LC-Least Concern
 
Namaqua Dove
Oena capensis
LC-Least Concern
 
Red-eyed Dove
Streptopelia semitorquata
LC-Least Concern
 
Rock Pigeon
Columba livia
LC-Least Concern
Speckled Pigeon
Columba guinea
LC-Least Concern
 
Tambourine Dove
Turtur tympanistria
LC-Least Concern
 

Finfoots

 
 
 
 
African Finfoot
Podica senegalensis
LC-Least Concern
 

Rails, Crakes & Coots

 
 
 
 
African Crake
Crex egregia
LC-Least Concern
 
Allen's Gallinule
Porphyrio alleni
LC-Least Concern
 
Baillon's Crake
Porzana pusilla
LC-Least Concern
Black Crake
Amaurornis flavirostra
LC-Least Concern
 
Eurasian Moorhen
Gallinula Chloropus
LC-Least Concern
Lesser Moorhen
Paragallinula angulata
LC-Least Concern
 
Little Crake
Porzana parva
LC-Least Concern
 

Flamingos

 
 
 
 
Greater Flamingo
Phoenicopterus ruber
LC-Least Concern
Lesser Flamingo
Phoeniconaias minor
NT-Near Threatened
 

Stone-curlews, Thick-knees

 
 
 
 
Eurasian Thick-knee
Burhinus oedicnemus
LC-Least Concern

Oystercatchers

 
 
 
 
Eurasian Oystercatcher
Haematopus ostralegus
NT-Near Threatened

Stilts, Avocets

 
 
 
 
Black-winged Stilt
Himantopus himantopus
LC-Least Concern
Pied Avocet
Recurvirostra avosetta
LC-Least Concern

Plovers

 
 
 
 
Black-bellied Plover
Pluvialis squatarola
LC-Least Concern
Common Ringed Plover
Charadrius hiaticula
LC-Least Concern
Kentish Plover
Charadrius alexandrinus
LC-Least Concern
Kittlitz's Plover
Charadrius pecuarius
LC-Least Concern
 
Little Ringed Plover
Charadrius dubius
LC-Least Concern
Senegal Lapwing
Vanellus lugubris
LC-Least Concern
 
Spur-winged Lapwing
Vanellus spinosus
LC-Least Concern
 
White-fronted Plover
Charadrius marginatus
LC-Least Concern
 

Painted-snipes

 
 
 
 
Greater Painted-snipe
Rostratula benghalensis
LC-Least Concern
 

Jacanas

 
 
 
 
African Jacana
Actophilornis africanus
LC-Least Concern
 

Sandpipers, Snipes

 
 
 
 
Bar-tailed Godwit
Limosa lapponica
NT-Near Threatened
Black-tailed Godwit
Limosa limosa
NT-Near Threatened
Common Greenshank
Tringa nebularia
LC-Least Concern
Common Redshank
Tringa totanus
LC-Least Concern
Common Sandpiper
Actitis hypoleucos
LC-Least Concern
Common Snipe
Gallinago gallinago
LC-Least Concern
Curlew Sandpiper
Calidris ferruginea
NT-Near Threatened
Dunlin
Calidris alpina
LC-Least Concern
Eurasian Curlew
Numenius arquata
NT-Near Threatened
Green Sandpiper
Tringa ochropus
LC-Least Concern
Jack Snipe
Lymnocryptes minimus
LC-Least Concern
Little Stint
Calidris minuta
LC-Least Concern
Marsh Sandpiper
Tringa stagnatilis
LC-Least Concern
Red Knot
Calidris canutus
NT-Near Threatened
Red Phalarope
Phalaropus fulicarius
LC-Least Concern
Ruddy Turnstone
Arenaria interpres
LC-Least Concern
Ruff
Calidris pugnax
LC-Least Concern
Sanderling
Calidris alba
LC-Least Concern
Spotted Redshank
Tringa erythropus
LC-Least Concern
Temminck's Stint
Calidris temminckii
LC-Least Concern
Whimbrel
Numenius phaeopus
LC-Least Concern
Wood Sandpiper
Tringa glareola
LC-Least Concern

Coursers, Pratincoles

 
 
 
 
Bronze-winged Courser
Rhinoptilus chalcopterus
LC-Least Concern
 
Collared Pratincole
Glareola pratincola
LC-Least Concern
Rock Pratincole
Glareola nuchalis
LC-Least Concern
 
Temminck's Courser
Cursorius temminckii
LC-Least Concern
 

Gulls, Terns, Skimmers

 
 
 
 
African Skimmer
Rynchops flavirostris
NT-Near Threatened
 
Arctic Tern
Sterna paradisaea
LC-Least Concern
Black Tern
Chlidonias niger
LC-Least Concern
Black-headed Gull
Chroicocephalus ridibundus
LC-Least Concern
Caspian Tern
Hydroprogne caspia
LC-Least Concern
Common Tern
Sterna hirundo
LC-Least Concern
Grey-headed Gull
Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus
LC-Least Concern
 
Gull-billed Tern
Gelochelidon nilotica
LC-Least Concern
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Larus fuscus
LC-Least Concern
Lesser Crested Tern
Thalasseus bengalensis
LC-Least Concern
 
Little Tern
Sternula albifrons
LC-Least Concern
Roseate Tern
Sterna dougallii
LC-Least Concern
Royal Tern
Thalasseus maximus
LC-Least Concern
Sandwich Tern
Thalasseus sandvicensis
LC-Least Concern
Slender-billed Gull
Chroicocephalus genei
LC-Least Concern
 
Whiskered Tern
Chlidonias hybrida
LC-Least Concern
White-winged Tern
Chlidonias leucopterus
LC-Least Concern

Skuas

 
 
 
 
Great Skua
Stercorarius skua
LC-Least Concern
Long-tailed Jaeger
Stercorarius longicaudus
LC-Least Concern
Parasitic Jaeger
Stercorarius parasiticus
LC-Least Concern
Pomarine Jaeger
Stercorarius pomarinus
LC-Least Concern

Tropicbirds

 
 
 
 
Red-billed Tropicbird
Phaethon aethereus
LC-Least Concern

Northern Storm Petrels

 
 
 
 
European Storm Petrel
Hydrobates pelagicus
LC-Least Concern

Petrels, Shearwaters, Diving Petrels

 
 
 
 
Balearic Shearwater
Puffinus mauretanicus
CR-Critically Endangered
Manx Shearwater
Puffinus puffinus
LC-Least Concern

Storks

 
 
 
 
African Openbill
Anastomus lamelligerus
LC-Least Concern
 
Marabou Stork
Leptoptilos crumenifer
LC-Least Concern
 
Saddle-billed Stork
Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis
LC-Least Concern
 
White Stork
Ciconia ciconia
LC-Least Concern
Woolly-necked Stork
Ciconia episcopus
VU-Vulnerable
 
Yellow-billed Stork
Mycteria ibis
LC-Least Concern
 

Gannets, Boobies

 
 
 
 
Brown Booby
Sula leucogaster
LC-Least Concern

Cormorants, Shags

 
 
 
 
Great Cormorant
Phalacrocorax carbo
LC-Least Concern

Anhingas, Darters

 
 
 
 
African Darter
Anhinga rufa
LC-Least Concern
 

Ibises, Spoonbills

 
 
 
 
African Sacred Ibis
Threskiornis aethiopicus
LC-Least Concern
 
African Spoonbill
Platalea alba
LC-Least Concern
 
Hadada Ibis
Bostrychia hagedash
LC-Least Concern
 

Herons, Bitterns

 
 
 
 
Black Heron
Egretta ardesiaca
LC-Least Concern
 
Black-crowned Night Heron
Nycticorax nycticorax
LC-Least Concern
Black-headed Heron
Ardea melanocephala
LC-Least Concern
 
Cattle Egret
Bubulcus ibis
LC-Least Concern
Dwarf Bittern
Ixobrychus sturmii
LC-Least Concern
 
Goliath Heron
Ardea goliath
LC-Least Concern
 
Gray Heron
Ardea cinerea
LC-Least Concern
Great Egret
Ardea alba
LC-Least Concern
Intermediate Egret
Ardea intermedia
LC-Least Concern
 
Little Bittern
Ixobrychus minutus
LC-Least Concern
Little Egret
Egretta garzetta
LC-Least Concern
Purple Heron
Ardea purpurea
LC-Least Concern
Squacco Heron
Ardeola ralloides
LC-Least Concern
Striated Heron
Butorides striata
LC-Least Concern
 
Western Reef Heron
Egretta gularis
LC-Least Concern
 
White-backed Night Heron
Gorsachius leuconotus
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 

Hamerkop

 
 
 
 
Hamerkop
Scopus umbretta
LC-Least Concern
 

Pelicans

 
 
 
 
Great White Pelican
Pelecanus onocrotalus
LC-Least Concern
 
Pink-backed Pelican
Pelecanus rufescens
LC-Least Concern
 

Ospreys

 
 
 
 
Osprey
Pandion haliaetus
LC-Least Concern

Kites, Hawks, Eagles

 
 
 
 
African Cuckoo-Hawk
Aviceda cuculoides
LC-Least Concern
 
African Fish Eagle
Haliaeetus vocifer
LC-Least Concern
 
African Harrier-Hawk
Polyboroides typus
LC-Least Concern
 
African Hawk-Eagle
Aquila spilogaster
LC-Least Concern
 
Ayres's Hawk-Eagle
Hieraaetus ayresii
LC-Least Concern
 
Bat Hawk
Macheiramphus alcinus
LC-Least Concern
 
Bateleur
Terathopius ecaudatus
NT-Near Threatened
 
Black Kite
Milvus migrans
LC-Least Concern
Black-winged Kite
Elanus caeruleus
LC-Least Concern
 
Brown Snake Eagle
Circaetus cinereus
LC-Least Concern
 
Crowned Eagle
Stephanoaetus coronatus
NT-Near Threatened
 
Dark Chanting Goshawk
Melierax metabates
LC-Least Concern
 
Egyptian Vulture
Neophron percnopterus
EN-Endangered
Eurasian Marsh Harrier
Circus aeruginosus
LC-Least Concern
European Honey Buzzard
Pernis apivorus
LC-Least Concern
Gabar Goshawk
Micronisus gabar
LC-Least Concern
 
Hooded Vulture
Necrosyrtes monachus
CR-Critically Endangered
 
Lappet-faced Vulture
Torgos tracheliotos
EN-Endangered
 
Lizard Buzzard
Kaupifalco monogrammicus
LC-Least Concern
 
Long-crested Eagle
Lophaetus occipitalis
LC-Least Concern
 
Martial Eagle
Polemaetus bellicosus
VU-Vulnerable
 
Montagu's Harrier
Circus pygargus
LC-Least Concern
Pallid Harrier
Circus macrourus
NT-Near Threatened
Rare
 
Palm-nut Vulture
Gypohierax angolensis
LC-Least Concern
 
Ruppell's Griffon Vulture
Gyps rueppelli
CR-Critically Endangered
 
Shikra
Accipiter badius
LC-Least Concern
 
Short-toed Snake Eagle
Circaetus gallicus
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Tawny Eagle
Aquila rapax
VU-Vulnerable
Rare
 
Wahlberg's Eagle
Hieraaetus wahlbergi
LC-Least Concern
 
White-backed Vulture
Gyps africanus
CR-Critically Endangered
 
White-headed Vulture
Trigonoceps occipitalis
CR-Critically Endangered
 

Barn Owls

 
 
 
 
Barn Owl
Tyto alba
LC-Least Concern

Owls

 
 
 
 
African Scops Owl
Otus senegalensis
LC-Least Concern
 
African Wood Owl
Strix woodfordii
LC-Least Concern
 
Eurasian Scops Owl
Otus scops
LC-Least Concern
Marsh Owl
Asio capensis
LC-Least Concern
 
Pearl-spotted Owlet
Glaucidium perlatum
LC-Least Concern
 
Short-eared Owl
Asio flammeus
LC-Least Concern
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl
Bubo lacteus
LC-Least Concern
 

Trogons

 
 
 
 
Narina Trogon
Apaloderma narina
LC-Least Concern
 

Hoopoes

 
 
 
 
Eurasian Hoopoe
Upupa epops
LC-Least Concern

Rollers

 
 
 
 
Broad-billed Roller
Eurystomus glaucurus
LC-Least Concern
 

Kingfishers

 
 
 
 
African Pygmy Kingfisher
Ispidina picta
LC-Least Concern
 
Giant Kingfisher
Megaceryle maxima
LC-Least Concern
 
Malachite Kingfisher
Corythornis cristatus
LC-Least Concern
 
Pied Kingfisher
Ceryle rudis
LC-Least Concern
 
Striped Kingfisher
Halcyon chelicuti
LC-Least Concern
 
Woodland Kingfisher
Halcyon senegalensis
LC-Least Concern
 

Bee-eaters

 
 
 
 
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater
Merops persicus
LC-Least Concern
 
European Bee-eater
Merops apiaster
LC-Least Concern
Little Bee-eater
Merops pusillus
LC-Least Concern
 
Swallow-tailed Bee-eater
Merops hirundineus
LC-Least Concern
 
White-throated Bee-eater
Merops albicollis
LC-Least Concern
 

African Barbets

 
 
 
 
Yellow-fronted Tinkerbird
Pogoniulus chrysoconus
LC-Least Concern
 

Honeyguides

 
 
 
 
Greater Honeyguide
Indicator indicator
LC-Least Concern
 
Lesser Honeyguide
Indicator minor
LC-Least Concern
 

Woodpeckers

 
 
 
 
Cardinal Woodpecker
Dendropicos fuscescens
LC-Least Concern
 
Golden-tailed Woodpecker
Campethera abingoni
LC-Least Concern
 

Caracaras, Falcons

 
 
 
 
African Hobby
Falco cuvierii
LC-Least Concern
 
Eurasian Hobby
Falco subbuteo
LC-Least Concern
Eurasian Kestrel
Falco tinnunculus
LC-Least Concern
Lesser Kestrel
Falco naumanni
LC-Least Concern
Peregrine Falcon
Falco peregrinus
LC-Least Concern
Red-necked Falcon
Falco chicquera
NT-Near Threatened
 

Bushshrikes

 
 
 
 
Brubru
Nilaus afer
LC-Least Concern
 
Northern Puffback
Dryoscopus gambensis
LC-Least Concern
 

Shrikes

 
 
 
 
Woodchat Shrike
Lanius senator
LC-Least Concern

Figbirds, Orioles, Turnagra

 
 
 
 
African Golden Oriole
Oriolus auratus
LC-Least Concern
 
Eurasian Golden Oriole
Oriolus oriolus
LC-Least Concern

Monarchs

 
 
 
 
African Paradise Flycatcher
Terpsiphone viridis
LC-Least Concern
 

Crows, Jays

 
 
 
 
Pied Crow
Corvus albus
LC-Least Concern
 

Larks

 
 
 
 
Chestnut-backed Sparrow-Lark
Eremopterix leucotis
LC-Least Concern
 
Crested Lark
Galerida cristata
LC-Least Concern
Flappet Lark
Mirafra rufocinnamomea
LC-Least Concern
 
Rufous-naped Lark
Mirafra africana
LC-Least Concern
 

Bulbuls

 
 
 
 
Common Bulbul
Pycnonotus barbatus
LC-Least Concern
 

Swallows, Martins

 
 
 
 
Bank Swallow
Riparia riparia
LC-Least Concern
Barn Swallow
Hirundo rustica
LC-Least Concern
Common House Martin
Delichon urbicum
LC-Least Concern
Lesser Striped Swallow
Cecropis abyssinica
LC-Least Concern
 
Mosque Swallow
Cecropis senegalensis
LC-Least Concern
 
Plain Martin
Riparia paludicola
LC-Least Concern
 
Red-rumped Swallow
Cecropis daurica
LC-Least Concern
Rock Martin
Ptyonoprogne fuligula
LC-Least Concern
 
Wire-tailed Swallow
Hirundo smithii
LC-Least Concern
 

Leaf Warblers & Allies

 
 
 
 
Willow Warbler
Phylloscopus trochilus
LC-Least Concern
Wood Warbler
Phylloscopus sibilatrix
LC-Least Concern

Reed Warblers & Allies

 
 
 
 
Eastern Olivaceous Warbler
Iduna pallida
LC-Least Concern
 
Eurasian Reed Warbler
Acrocephalus scirpaceus
LC-Least Concern
Great Reed Warbler
Acrocephalus arundinaceus
LC-Least Concern
Melodious Warbler
Hippolais polyglotta
LC-Least Concern

Cisticolas & Allies

 
 
 
 
Croaking Cisticola
Cisticola natalensis
LC-Least Concern
 
Green-backed Camaroptera
Camaroptera brachyura
LC-Least Concern
 
Red-faced Cisticola
Cisticola erythrops
LC-Least Concern
 
Singing Cisticola
Cisticola cantans
LC-Least Concern
 
Tawny-flanked Prinia
Prinia subflava
LC-Least Concern
 
Winding Cisticola
Cisticola marginatus
LC-Least Concern
 
Zitting Cisticola
Cisticola juncidis
LC-Least Concern

Sylviid Babblers

 
 
 
 
Eurasian Blackcap
Sylvia atricapilla
LC-Least Concern
Garden Warbler
Sylvia borin
LC-Least Concern

Starlings, Rhabdornis

 
 
 
 
Violet-backed Starling
Cinnyricinclus leucogaster
LC-Least Concern
 

Oxpeckers

 
 
 
 
Yellow-billed Oxpecker
Buphagus africanus
LC-Least Concern
 

Chats, Old World Flycatchers

 
 
 
 
African Stonechat
Saxicola torquatus
LC-Least Concern
Rare
 
Common Nightingale
Luscinia megarhynchos
LC-Least Concern
Common Redstart
Phoenicurus phoenicurus
LC-Least Concern
European Pied Flycatcher
Ficedula hypoleuca
LC-Least Concern
Familiar Chat
Oenanthe familiaris
LC-Least Concern
 
Northern Wheatear
Oenanthe oenanthe
LC-Least Concern
Pale Flycatcher
Melaenornis pallidus
LC-Least Concern
 
Rufous-tailed Rock Thrush
Monticola saxatilis
LC-Least Concern
Spotted Flycatcher
Muscicapa striata
LC-Least Concern
Whinchat
Saxicola rubetra
LC-Least Concern

Sunbirds

 
 
 
 
Collared Sunbird
Hedydipna collaris
LC-Least Concern
 
Copper Sunbird
Cinnyris cupreus
LC-Least Concern
 
Scarlet-chested Sunbird
Chalcomitra senegalensis
LC-Least Concern
 
Variable Sunbird
Cinnyris venustus
LC-Least Concern
 

Old World Sparrows, Snowfinches

 
 
 
 
Eurasian Tree Sparrow
Passer montanus
LC-Least Concern

Weavers, Widowbirds

 
 
 
 
Red-billed Quelea
Quelea quelea
LC-Least Concern
 
Red-collared Widowbird
Euplectes ardens
LC-Least Concern
 
Red-headed Quelea
Quelea erythrops
LC-Least Concern
 
Red-headed Weaver
Anaplectes rubriceps
LC-Least Concern
 
Village Weaver
Ploceus cucullatus
LC-Least Concern
 
Yellow-crowned Bishop
Euplectes afer
LC-Least Concern
 

Waxbills, Munias & Allies

 
 
 
 
African Firefinch
Lagonosticta rubricata
LC-Least Concern
 
African Silverbill
Euodice cantans
LC-Least Concern
 
Bronze Mannikin
Lonchura cucullata
LC-Least Concern
 
Common Waxbill
Estrilda astrild
LC-Least Concern
 
Green-winged Pytilia
Pytilia melba
LC-Least Concern
 
Magpie Mannikin
Lonchura fringilloides
LC-Least Concern
 
Orange-cheeked Waxbill
Estrilda melpoda
LC-Least Concern
 
Quailfinch
Ortygospiza atricollis
LC-Least Concern
 
Red-billed Firefinch
Lagonosticta senegala
LC-Least Concern
 

Indigobirds, Whydahs

 
 
 
 
Pin-tailed Whydah
Vidua macroura
LC-Least Concern
 
Village Indigobird
Vidua chalybeata
LC-Least Concern
 

Wagtails, Pipits

 
 
 
 
African Pied Wagtail
Motacilla aguimp
LC-Least Concern
 
African Pipit
Anthus cinnamomeus
LC-Least Concern
 
Long-billed Pipit
Anthus similis
LC-Least Concern
 
Plain-backed Pipit
Anthus leucophrys
LC-Least Concern
 
Red-throated Pipit
Anthus cervinus
LC-Least Concern
Rare
Richard's Pipit
Anthus richardi
LC-Least Concern
 
Tawny Pipit
Anthus campestris
LC-Least Concern
Tree Pipit
Anthus trivialis
LC-Least Concern
Western Yellow Wagtail
Motacilla flava
LC-Least Concern
White Wagtail
Motacilla alba
LC-Least Concern
Yellow-throated Longclaw
Macronyx croceus
LC-Least Concern
 

Buntings

 
 
 
 
Ortolan Bunting
Emberiza hortulana
LC-Least Concern
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