The Violet Turaco, Musophaga violacea; with open wings the scarlet of the flight-feathers is striking. Not wholly dependent on climax forest but certainly typical of it – the reason the bird was chosen locally for the logo of Farasuto Forest Community Nature Reserve

Bird Species List

List of species names found in The Gambia after Barlow, C & Wacher, T (1997) Birds of The Gambia and Senegal.


Farasuto Forest specis list: download PDF here

The Gambia complete species list: download PDF here


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