New and notable bird records for Burkina Faso

TitleNew and notable bird records for Burkina Faso
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsM. van den Bergh
Secondary TitleMalimbus
Pagination57 - 65
Date Published2013///
Publication Languageeng
Keywordsbirds, Burkina Faso

Several bird records obtained in Burkina Faso during the period December 2011 to March 2012 are described, including the first record of Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos for the country and the first fully-documented records of Great Bittern Botaurus stellaris, Quail-plover Ortyxelos meiffreni and Little Crake Porzana parva. Observations relating to the status in Burkina Faso of Great Snipe Gallinago media, Blackstart Cercomela melanura, Green-headed Sunbird Cyanomitra verticalis, and Iberian Chiffchaff Phylloscopus ibericus are also described.


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