Small Passerines

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Western Bluebill

Abuko Reserve - 23rd January 2003

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Picture - DMF

A female showing white spotting on underparts.  A male was also present. 
Perhaps the bird of the week in terms of beauty and rarity.

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Red-cheeked Cordon-Bleu

Senegambia Hotel - January 2003

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Photo - JER

A male showing the red cheek spot

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Red-billed Firefinch

Bilijo Forest - 21st Jan 2003

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Photo - JER

A female bird.  The males are virtually all red.

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Bronze Mannikin

Bilijo Forest - 21st Jan 2003

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Photo - MCC

Kairaba Hotel - 24th Jan 2003

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Photo - JER

Very common almost everywhere

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Lavender Waxbill

Kairiba Hotel - 24th Jan 2003

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Photo - JER

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Northern Crombec

Senegambia Hotel - 22nd Jan 2003

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Pictures - DMF

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Plain-backed Pipit

Pirang - 20th Jan 2003

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Photo - JER

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Chestnut-backed Sparrow-lark

Pirang - 20th Jan 2003

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Photos - JER

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Yellow-fronted Canary

Faraba Banta Bush Track - 20th January 2003

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Photo - MCC

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Little Greenbul

Abuko Reserve - 23rd Jan 2003

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Photo - JER

Voted "The most boring bird in The Gambia".

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