Tuesday 14 February.
Our last full day in the Gambia, after yesterday’s lapwings and sunbirds.
From Kotu, we are going to the extreme southwest of the country, near the Atlantic and the Senegal border.
We arrive at Kartong Bird Observatory. Hooded vultures.
African jacana. Spur-winged plover.
Western reef heron.
Snipe from Europe, wintering here.
A purple heron flying.
Black-winged stilt. Squacco heron. Great egret.
Caspian tern. Pied crow.
A common sandpiper.
Another winter migrant from Europe: a yellow wagtail.
Yet another one: a woodchat shrike sitting on a pole.
A dozen piapiacs flying.
A cattle egret.
An osprey flying.