Make the effort

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Subject: Make the effort
Date: Fri, 22 Aug 1997 09:57:45 -0400
Hi everyone,

I had Dave Siems( the only one of you who has ever bothered to visit) over
for a week, and 2 1/2- 3 days birding in the forest got the following
birds. The ones marked are the goodies that I really got off on.

Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)
Striated Heron (Butorides striatus [striatus])
White-crested Bittern (Tigriornis leucolophus)
Dwarf Bittern (Ixobrychus sturmii)++++
White-faced Whistling-duck (Dendrocygna viduata)
Black-shouldered Kite (Elanus caeruleus)
Palm-nut Vulture (Gypohierax angolensis)
Hooded Vulture (Necrosyrtes monachus)
African Harrier-hawk (Polyboroides typus [radiatus])
Long-tailed Hawk (Urotriorchis macrourus)+++++++
Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)
African Jacana (Actophilornis africanus)
Common Sandpiper (Tringa hypoleucos)
Laughing Dove (Streptopelia senegalensis)
Vinaceous Dove (Streptopelia vinacea)
Red-eyed Dove (Streptopelia semitorquata)
Black-billed Wood-dove (Turtur abyssinicus [chalcospilos])
Blue-spotted Wood-dove (Turtur afer)
Blue-headed Wood-dove (Turtur brehmeri)
Madagascar Green-pigeon (Treron australis)
Grey Parrot (Psittacus erithacus)
Red-fronted Parrot (Poicephalus gulielmi)
Senegal Parrot (Poicephalus senegalus)
Rose-ringed Parakeet (Psittacula krameri)
Guinea Turaco (Tauraco persa)
Yellow-billed Turaco (Tauraco macrorhynchus)+++++++
Violet Turaco (Musophaga violacea)
Western Grey Plantain-eater (Crinifer piscator)
Red-chested Cuckoo (Cuculus solitarius)++++++
Black Cuckoo (Cuculus clamosus)
Klaas' Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx klaas)
African Emerald Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx cupreus)+++++views too good to be true
Black-throated Coucal (Centropus leucogaster)
Senegal Coucal (Centropus senegalensis)
Mottled Spinetail (Telacanthura ussheri)
Cassin's Spinetail (Neafrapus cassini)
African Palm-swift (Cypsiurus parvus)
Little Swift (Apus affinis)
Malachite Kingfisher (Alcedo cristata)
African Pygmy-kingfisher (Ispidina picta)++++++
Woodland Kingfisher (Halcyon senegalensis)
Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis)
Rufous-crowned Roller (Coracias noevia)
Blue-throated Roller (Eurystomus gularis)++++++
Green Woodhoopoe (Phoeniculus purpureus)
White-headed Woodhoopoe (Phoeniculus bollei [purpureus])++++++
Forest Wood-hoopoe (Phoeniculus castaneiceps)++++++
White-crested Hornbill (Tockus albocristatus)
African Pied_ Hornbill (Tockus fasciatus)
African Grey Hornbill (Tockus nasutus)
Piping Hornbill (Ceratogymna fistulator)
Brown-cheeked Hornbill (Ceratogymna cylindricus)++++++
Black-casqued Hornbill (Ceratogymna atrata)
Yellow-casqued Hornbill (Ceratogymna elata)+++++++
Naked-faced Barbet (Gymnobucco calvus)
Speckled Tinkerbird (Pogoniulus scolopaceus)
Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird (Pogoniulus bilineatus)
Yellow-fronted Tinkerbird (Pogoniulus chrysoconus)
Vieillot's Barbet (Lybius vieilloti)
Double-toothed Barbet (Lybius bidentatus)
Buff-spotted Woodpecker (Campethera nivosa)++++++++
Fire-bellied Woodpecker (Dendropicos pyrrhogaster)
Flappet Lark (Mirafra rufocinnamomea)
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)
White-throated Blue Swallow (Hirundo nigrita)++++++
Lesser Striped-swallow (Hirundo abyssinica)
Mosque Swallow (Hirundo senegalensis)
Red-rumped Swallow (Hirundo daurica)
Fanti Sawwing (Psalidoprocne obscura)
African Pied Wagtail (Motacilla aguimp [alba])
Blue Cuckooshrike (Coracina azurea)++++++++++++
Common Bulbul (Pycnonotus barbatus)
Yellow-whiskered Greenbul (Andropadus latirostris)+++++
Honeyguide Greenbul (Baeopogon indicator)
Simple Greenbul (Chlorocichla simplex)
Swamp Greenbul (Thescelocichla leucopleura)
Forest Robin (Stiphrornis erythrothorax)+++++++++
Snowy-crowned Robin-chat (Cossypha niveicapilla)
Mocking Cliff-chat (Thamnolaea cinnamomeiventris)
Senegal Eremomela (Eremomela pusilla)
Rufous-crowned Eremomela (Eremomela badiceps)+++++
Lemon-bellied Crombec (Sylvietta denti)
Grey Longbill (Macrosphenus concolor)
Green Hylia (Hylia prasina)
African Forest-flycatcher (Fraseria ocreata)
Black-headed Paradise-flycatcher (Terpsiphone rufiventer)+++++++++
Blackcap Illadopsis (Illadopsis cleaveri)
Brown Illadopsis (Illadopsis fulvescens)
Brown Babbler (Turdoides plebejus)
Yellow-fronted Tit (Remiz flavifrons)++++++extra marks for Keith
Tit-hylia (Pholidornis rushiae)
Collared Sunbird (Anthreptes collaris)
Little Green Sunbird (Nectarinia seimundi)
Buff-throated Sunbird (Nectarinia adelberti)+++++++++++
Olive-bellied Sunbird (Nectarinia chloropygia)
Copper Sunbird (Nectarinia cuprea)
Splendid Sunbird (Nectarinia coccinigastra)
Western Black-headed Oriole (Oriolus brachyrhynchus [monachus])
Chestnut Wattle-eye (Platysteira castanea)
Shining Drongo (Dicrurus atripennis)
Fork-tailed Drongo (Dicrurus adsimilis)
Pied Crow (Corvus albus)
Narrow-tailed Starling (Poeoptera lugubris)
Copper-tailed Glossy-starling (Lamprotornis cupreocauda
Greater Blue-eared Glossy-starling (Lamprotornis chalybaeus)
Lesser Blue-eared Glossy-starling (Lamprotornis chloropterus)
Splendid Glossy-starling (Lamprotornis splendidus)
Orange Weaver (Ploceus aurantius)
Heuglin's Masked-weaver (Ploceus heuglini)
Village Weaver (Ploceus cucullatus)
Vieillot's Black Weaver (Ploceus nigerrimus)
Yellow-mantled Weaver (Ploceus tricolor)
Gray's Malimbe (Malimbus nitens)+++++++
Crested Malimbe (Malimbus malimbicus)
Red-headed Malimbe (Malimbus rubricollis)
Black-winged Bishop (Euplectes hordeaceus)
Orange Bishop (Euplectes franciscanus [orix])
Yellow-shouldered_ Widowbird (Euplectes macrourus)
Chestnut-breasted Negrofinch (Nigrita bicolor)
Grey-headed Negrofinch (Nigrita canicapilla)
Red-faced Pytilia (Pytilia hypogrammica)
Green-backed Twinspot (Mandingoa nitidula)
Orange-cheeked Waxbill (Estrilda melpoda)
Black-and-white Mannikin (Lonchura bicolor)
Village Indigobird (Vidua chalybeata)
Pin-tailed Whydah (Vidua macroura)
Yellow-fronted Canary (Serinus mozambicus)

Iain D Campbell

TWITCH 2- A mental pang -- hmm

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