My bird observations in Nigeria

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Tachybaptus ruficollis Little Grebe Zampullín común Smådopping
Phalacrocorax carbo lucidus White-breasted Cormorant Cormorán grande Storskarv
Phalacrocorax africanus Long-tailed Cormorant Cormorán africano Långstjärtad skarv
Botaurus stellaris Great Bittern Avetoro común Rördrom
Ixobrychus minutus Little Bittern Avetorillo común Dvärgrördrom
Nycticorax nycticorax Black-crowned Night Heron Martinete común Natthäger
Ardeola ralloides Squacco Heron Garcilla cangrejera Rallhäger
Bubulcus ibis Cattle Egret Garcilla bueyera Kohäger
Butorides striatus Green-backed Heron Garcita verdos Mangrovehäger (Grönhäger)
Egretta ardesiaca Black Heron Garceta azabache Svarthäger
Egretta garzetta Little Egret Garceta común Silkeshäger
Egretta intermedia Inermediate Egret Garceta intermedia Mellanhäger
Egretta alba Great White Egret Garceta grande Ägretthäger
Ardea purpurea Purple Heron Garza imperial Purpurhäger
Ardea cinerea Grey Heron Garza real Gråhäger
Ardea melanocephala Black-headed Heron Garza cabecinegra Svarthuvad häger
Ardea goliath Goliath Heron Garza goliat Goliathäger
Scopus umbretta Hamerkop Avemartillo Skuggstork
Mycteria ibis Yellow-billed Stork Tántalo africano Afrikansk ibisstork
Anastomus lamelligerus African Open-bill Stork Picotenaza africana  
Ciconia nigra Black Stork Cigüeña negra Svart stork
Ciconia abdimii Abdim's Stork Cigüeña de Abdim Abdimstork
Ciconia ciconia White Stork Cigüeña blanca Vit stork
Leptoptilos crumeniferus Marabou Stork Marabou africano Marabouhäger
Plegadis falcinellus Glossy Ibis Morito común Bronsibis
Threskiornis aethiopica Sacred Ibis Ibis sagrado Helig ibis
Platalea alba African Spoonbill Espátula africano Afrikansk skedstork
Dendrocygna bicolor Fulvous Whistling-Duck Suirirí bicolor Brun visseland
Dendrocygna viduata White-faced Whistling-Duck Suirirí cariblanco Vithuvad visseland
Alopochen aegyptiacus Egyptian Goose Ganso de Nilo Nilgås
Plectropterus gambensis Spur-winged Goose Ganso espolonado Sporrgås
Sarkidiornis melanotos Knob-billed Duck (Comb Duck) Pato crestudo Knöland
Nettapus auritus African Pygmy Goose Gansito africano  
Anas capensis Cape Wigeon Cerceta del cabo Kapand
Anas platyrhynchus Mallard Ànade azulón Gräsand
Anas acuta Northern Pintail Ànade rabudo Stjärtand
Anas hottentota Hottentot Teal Cerceta hotentote  
Anas querquedula Garganey Cerceta carretona Årta
Anas clypeata Northern Shoveler Cuchara común Skedand
Aythya nyroca Ferruginous Duck Porrón pardo Vitögd dykand
Pernis apivorus Honey Buzzard Abejero europeo Bivråk
Aviceda cuculoides African Cuckoo Hawk Baza africano  
Elanus caeruleus Black-shouldered Kite Elanio común Svartvingad glada
Chelictinia riocourii African Swallow-tailed Kite Elanio golondrina  
Milvus migrans parasitus Yellow-billed Kite Milano negro Brunglada
Haliaeetus vocifer African Fish Eagle Pigargo vocinglero  
Gypohierax angolensis Palm-nut Vulture Buitre palmero  
Trigonoceps occipitalis White-headed Vulture Buitre cabeciblanco  
Neophron pecnopterus Egyptian Vulture Alimoche común Smutsgam
Necrosyrtes monachus Hooded Vulture Alimoche sombrío Kappgam
Gyps africanus African White-backed Vulture Buitre dorsiblanco africano  
Gyps rueppellii Rüppel's Griffon Buitre moteado Rüppelgam
Torgos (Aegypius) tracheliotus Lappet-faced Vulture Buitre orejudo Örongam
Circaetus gallicus Short-toed Eagle Culebrera europeo Ormörn
Circaetus beaudouini Beaudouin's Snake Eagle Culebrera sudanesa  
Circaetus cinereus Brown Snake Eagle Culebrera sombría  
Terathopius ecaudatus Bateleur Àguila volatinera Gycklarörn
Polyboroides typus African Harrier Hawk Aguilucho-caricalvo común  
Circus macrourus Pallid Harrier Aguilucho papialbo Stäpphök
Circus pygargus Montagu's Harrier Aguilucho cenizo Ängshök
Circus aeruginosus Western Marsh Harrier Aguilucho lagunero occidental Brun kärrhök
Micronisus gabar Gabar Goshawk Gavilán gabar Gabarhök
Melierax metabates Dark Chanting Goshawk Azor-lagartijero oscuro Mörk sånghök
Accipiter erythropus Red-thighed Sparrowhawk Gavilancito muslirrojo  
Accipiter tachiro African Goshawk Azor tachiro  
Accipiter badius Shikra Gavilán chikra Shikra
Accipiter ovampensis Ovambo Sparrowhawk Gavilán de ovampo  
Butastur rufipennis Grasshopper Buzzard Busardo langostero  
Kaupifalco monogrammicus Lizard Buzzard Busardo gavilán  
Buteo rufinus Long-legged Buzzard Busardo moro Örnvråk
Buteo auguralis Red-tailed (Red-necked) Buzzard Busardo cuellirojo  
Aquila rapax Tawny Eagle Àguila rapaz Savannörn
Aquila nipalensis Steppe Eagle Àguila esteparía Stäppörn
Aquila heliaca Eastern Imperial Eagle Àguila imperial oriental Kejsarörn
Aquila wahlbergi Wahlberg's Eagle Àguila de Wahlberg  
Hieraaetus spilogaster African Hawk-Eagle Àguila-azor africana  
Hieraaetus pennatus Booted Eagle Aguililla calzado Dvärgörn
Polemaetus bellicosus Martial Eagle Àguila marcial  
Lophaetus occipitalis Long-crested Eagle Àguila crestilarga  
Falco naumanni Lesser Kestrel Cernícalo primilla Rödfalk
Falco tinnunculus Common Kestrel Cernícalo vulgar Tornfalk
Falco alopex Fox Kestrel Cernícalo zorruno  
Falco ardosiaceus Grey Kestrel Cernícalo pizarroso  
Falco chiquera Red-necked Falcon Alcotán turumti Rödhuvad falk
Falco biarmicus Lanner Halcón borní Slagfalk
Falco peregrinus Peregrine Falcon Halcón peregrino Pilgrimsfalk
Falco pelegrinoides Barbary Falcon (Halcón peregrino) Berberfalk
       
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