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Birds you can see in the Babogaya Lake Viewpoint Lodge

Here is a small list of birds that we observed ourselves during the last 15 years. It is easy to observe 50 different birds in 24 hours. For exemple, it is reported that 360 different birds where observed around the Babogaya lake by a birdwatcher who stayed several months. This list gives you an idea of the large number of different birds present.

  • African Hoopoe
  • African Firefinch
  • African Fish Eagle
  • African Scops Owl
  • African Darter
  • African Citril
  • African Silverbill
  • Baglafecht Weaver
  • Banded Barbet
  • Beautiful Sunbird
  • Black Winged Lovebird
  • Black-Billed Barbet
  • Banded Barbet
  • Blue-breasted Bee-eater
  • Bruce Green Pigeon
  • Black Cap
  • Bronze Mannikin
  • Brown Throated Swallow
  • Bruce’s Green Pigeon
  • Commun Bulbu
  • Diederik Cuckoo
  • Dwarf Raven
  • Egyptian Goose
  • European Redstart
  • Ethiopian Boubou
  • Glossy Ibis
  • Great White Egret
  • Grey Heron
  • Grey Hornbill
  • Hadada Ibis
  • Hamerkop
  • Hooded Vulture
  • Laughing Dove
  • Little Egret
  • Little Rock Thrush
  • Long Crested Eagle
  • Malachite Kingfisher
  • Masked Weaver
  • Montane White-eye
  • Nubian Woodpecker
  • Paradise Flycatcher
  • Pink-backed Pelican
  • Pied Crow
  • Pied Kingfisher
  • Pigmy Cormorant
  • Pygmy Kingfisher
  • Red Billed Firefinch
  • Red Billed Hornbill
  • Red Cheeked Cordon Bleu
  • Ruppell’s Robin-Chat
  • Sacred Ibis
  • Scarlet-chested Sunbird
  • Speckled Mousebird
  • Speckled Pigeon
  • Sperwing Goose
  • Variable Sunbird
  • Tacazze Sunbird
  • Tawny Eagle
  • Von Der Deckens Hornbill
  • White-winged Tern
  • Wattled Ibis
  • White Necked Cormorant
  • White Pelican

Birds observed a few kilometers arou

  • African Spoonbill
  • Black-bellied Bustard
  • Black Crowned Crane
  • Black-headed Heron
  • Black Winged Stilt
  • Cattle Egret
  • Commun Crane
  • Erlanger’s Lark
  • Great Egret
  • Greater and Lesser Flamingos
    (from Nov. to Feb. in the Wetlands)
  • Knob-billed Duck
  • Long tailed Cormorant
  • Marabou Stork
  • Red Bishop (in Oct. in the tef fields)
  • Ruppells Vulture
    (nesting area at 10 km of the Lodge)
  • Saddlebill Stork
  • Spur Winged Plover
  • Spurwing Goose
  • Squacco Heron
  • White faced Duck
  • Wood Sandpiper
  • Woolly-necked Stork
  • Yellow Billed Egret
  • Yellow Billed Stork

 

 

More than 5000 cranes (grus grus) are flying in every evening from mi-November to the end of February, in the swamps not far from the Viewpoint Lodge. In the morning, they fly away to go in the surrounding fieldsNear the lodge