eBird Field Checklist
Madagascar
ebird.org/region/MG
259 species (+60 other taxa) - Year-round, All years
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Waterfowl
White-faced Whistling-Duck
Fulvous Whistling-Duck
whistling-duck sp.
White-backed Duck
Swan Goose (Domestic type)
Domestic goose sp. (Domestic type)
Knob-billed Duck
Muscovy Duck (Domestic type)
African Pygmy-Goose
Blue-billed Teal
Meller's Duck
Mallard (Domestic type)
Red-billed Duck
Bernier's Teal
teal sp.
Madagascar Pochard
duck sp.
Grouse, Quail, and Allies
Helmeted Guineafowl
Red Junglefowl (Domestic type)
Madagascar Partridge
Common Quail
Harlequin Quail
old world quail sp.
Flamingos
Greater Flamingo
Lesser Flamingo
flamingo sp.
Grebes
Little Grebe
Madagascar Grebe
grebe sp.
Pigeons and Doves
Rock Pigeon
Malagasy Turtle-Dove
Namaqua Dove
Madagascar Green-Pigeon
Madagascar Blue-Pigeon
pigeon/dove sp.
Mesites
White-breasted Mesite
Brown Mesite
Subdesert Mesite
Sandgrouse
Madagascar Sandgrouse
Cuckoos
Crested Coua
Verreaux's Coua
Blue Coua
Red-capped Coua
Red-fronted Coua
Coquerel's Coua
Running Coua
Giant Coua
Red-breasted Coua
coua sp.
Malagasy Coucal
Madagascar Cuckoo
Nightjars
Collared Nightjar
Madagascar Nightjar
Caprimulgus sp.
Swifts
Madagascar Spinetail
Alpine Swift
Malagasy Swift
Little Swift
Apus sp.
Malagasy Palm-Swift
small swift sp.
swift sp.
Hummingbirds
Shining-green/Sapphire-throated/Sapphire-bellied Hummingbird
Flufftails
Madagascar Wood-Rail
Tsingy Wood-Rail
Madagascar Flufftail
Slender-billed Flufftail
Rails, Gallinules, and Allies
Madagascar Rail
White-throated Rail
Eurasian Moorhen
Red-knobbed Coot
Allen's Gallinule
African Swamphen
Baillon's Crake
Sakalava Rail
Shorebirds
Black-winged Stilt
Black-bellied Plover
Pacific Golden-Plover
Lesser Sand-Plover
Greater Sand-Plover
Lesser/Greater Sand-Plover
Kittlitz's Plover
Common Ringed Plover
Madagascar Plover
Three-banded Plover
White-fronted Plover
Oriental Plover
plover sp.
Greater Painted-Snipe
Madagascar Jacana
Whimbrel
Eurasian Curlew
Whimbrel/Eurasian Curlew
Bar-tailed Godwit
Ruddy Turnstone
Ruff
Curlew Sandpiper
Sanderling
Dunlin
Little Stint
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper
peep sp.
Madagascar Snipe
Terek Sandpiper
Red-necked Phalarope
Common Sandpiper
Common Greenshank
Marsh Sandpiper
Wood Sandpiper
Tringa sp.
Madagascar Buttonquail
Crab-Plover
Oriental Pratincole
Madagascar Pratincole
shorebird sp.
Skuas and Jaegers
Brown Skua
skua sp.
Pomarine Jaeger
Long-tailed Jaeger
jaeger sp.
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers
Gray-hooded Gull
Sooty Gull
Kelp Gull
gull sp.
Brown Noddy
Lesser Noddy
Sooty Tern
Bridled Tern
Sooty/Bridled Tern
Saunders's Tern
Little/Saunders's Tern
Caspian Tern
White-winged Tern
Whiskered Tern
Roseate Tern
Common Tern
Sterna sp.
Great Crested Tern
Lesser Crested Tern
large tern sp.
tern sp.
gull/tern sp.
Tropicbirds
White-tailed Tropicbird
Red-tailed Tropicbird
Storm-Petrels
Wilson's Storm-Petrel
Petrels, Shearwaters, and Diving-Petrels
Cape Petrel
Great-winged Petrel
Soft-plumaged Petrel
Barau's Petrel
Pterodroma sp.
Bulwer's Petrel
Wedge-tailed Shearwater
shearwater sp.
Storks
African Openbill
Yellow-billed Stork
Frigatebirds, Boobies, and Gannets
Lesser Frigatebird
Great Frigatebird
frigatebird sp.
Masked Booby
Brown Booby
Red-footed Booby
Cormorants and Anhingas
African Darter
Long-tailed Cormorant
Shoebill and Hammerkop
Hamerkop
Herons, Ibis, and Allies
Little Bittern
Gray Heron
Humblot's Heron
Purple Heron
Great Egret
Ardea sp.
Little Egret
Little Egret/Western Reef-Heron
Black Heron
Cattle Egret
white egret sp.
Squacco Heron
Malagasy Pond-Heron
pond-heron sp.
Striated Heron
Black-crowned Night-Heron
heron sp.
Glossy Ibis
Madagascar Ibis
Malagasy Sacred Ibis
African Spoonbill
Vultures, Hawks, and Allies
Osprey
Madagascar Harrier-Hawk
Madagascar Serpent-Eagle
Madagascar Cuckoo-Hawk
Bat Hawk
Malagasy Harrier
Frances's Sparrowhawk
Madagascar Sparrowhawk
Henst's Goshawk
Accipiter sp.
Black Kite
Madagascar Fish-Eagle
Madagascar Buzzard
hawk sp.
Owls
Barn Owl
Red Owl
Madagascar Scops-Owl
Torotoroka Scops-Owl
scops-owl sp.
White-browed Owl
Madagascar Owl
Marsh Owl
owl sp.
Cuckoo-Roller
Cuckoo-roller
Hoopoes
Madagascar Hoopoe
Kingfishers
Malagasy Kingfisher
Madagascar Pygmy Kingfisher
kingfisher sp.
Bee-eaters, Rollers, and Allies
Madagascar Bee-eater
Broad-billed Roller
Short-legged Ground-Roller
Scaly Ground-Roller
Pitta-like Ground-Roller
Rufous-headed Ground-Roller
Long-tailed Ground-Roller
Falcons and Caracaras
Malagasy Kestrel
Banded Kestrel
Eleonora's Falcon
Sooty Falcon
Peregrine Falcon
large falcon sp.
falcon sp.
diurnal raptor sp.
Parrots, Parakeets, and Allies
Greater Vasa Parrot
Lesser Vasa Parrot
Greater/Lesser Vasa Parrot
Gray-headed Lovebird
parrot sp.
Asities
Velvet Asity
Schlegel's Asity
Common Sunbird-Asity
Yellow-bellied Sunbird-Asity
Cuckooshrikes
Madagascar Cuckooshrike
Old World Orioles
Eurasian Golden Oriole
Vangas, Helmetshrikes, and Allies
Archbold's Newtonia
Common Newtonia
Dark Newtonia
Red-tailed Newtonia
Tylas Vanga
Red-tailed Vanga
Red-shouldered Vanga
Nuthatch-Vanga
Chabert Vanga
Crossley's Vanga
Blue Vanga
Hook-billed Vanga
Ward's Flycatcher
Rufous Vanga
Helmet Vanga
Bernier's Vanga
Sickle-billed Vanga
White-headed Vanga
Pollen's Vanga
Lafresnaye's Vanga
Van Dam's Vanga
Drongos
Crested Drongo
Monarch Flycatchers
Malagasy Paradise-Flycatcher
Jays, Magpies, Crows, and Ravens
Pied Crow
Larks
Madagascar Lark
Cisticolas and Allies
Common Jery
Green Jery
Stripe-throated Jery
jery sp.
Madagascar Cisticola
Reed Warblers and Allies
Malagasy Brush-Warbler
Subdesert Brush-Warbler
Madagascar Swamp Warbler
Acrocephalus sp.
Grassbirds and Allies
Gray Emutail
Brown Emutail
Malagasy Warblers
White-throated Oxylabes
Long-billed Bernieria
Cryptic Warbler
Wedge-tailed Jery
Thamnornis
Yellow-browed Oxylabes
Spectacled Tetraka
Appert's Tetraka
Dusky Tetraka
Gray-crowned Tetraka
Rand's Warbler
Martins and Swallows
Plain Martin
Bank Swallow
Mascarene Martin
Barn Swallow
Common House-Martin
swallow sp.
Bulbuls
Malagasy Bulbul
White-eyes, Yuhinas, and Allies
Malagasy White-eye
Starlings and Mynas
Wattled Starling
Common Myna
Madagascar Starling
Old World Flycatchers
Madagascar Magpie-Robin
Forest Rock-Thrush
Littoral Rock-Thrush
rock-thrush sp.
African Stonechat
Northern Wheatear
Sunbirds and Spiderhunters
Souimanga Sunbird
Malagasy Sunbird
Cinnyris sp.
Weavers and Allies
Nelicourvi Weaver
Sakalava Weaver
Ploceus sp.
Red Fody
Forest Fody
Red/Forest Fody
Estrildids
Madagascar Munia
Common Waxbill
Old World Sparrows
House Sparrow
Wagtails and Pipits
Madagascar Wagtail
Others
passerine sp.
bird sp.