Listing of Birds Found in Madagascar: M - Z

Map & Location of Madagascar

Birds Associated with Bodies of Water / Wetlands: Species Index / Photos

Birds found mostly inlands (forests, open grasslands, towns, etc.):



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Madagascar Magpie-robin (Copsychus albospecularis) - Endemic

Malagasy Kingfisher or Madagascar Kingfisher (Alcedo vintsioides)

Madagascar Mannikins (Lonchura nana)

Madagascar Marsh Harrier or Madagascar Harrier (C. maillardi) - Bird of Prey

Madagascar Munia (Lonchura nana)

Madagascar Marsh Harrier (Circus macrosceles)

Madagascar Paradise Flycatcher (Terpsiphone mutata)

Madagascar Partridge (Margaroperdix madagascarensis)

Madagascar Pygmy Kingfisher (Ispidina madagascariensis)

Madagascar Red Owl (T. soumagnei) - Range: A rare resident of Madagascar

Madagascar Serpent-eagle (Eutriorchis astur) - Endemic

Madagascar Snipe (Gallinago macrodactyla) - Range: Breeds only in the humid eastern half of Madagascar, from sea-level up to 2,700 m, being more common above 700 m. It is non-migratory.

Madagascar Sparrowhawk (Accipiter madagascariensis) - Endemic

Malagasy Spinetail (Zoonavena grandidieri) (swift)

Madagascar Starling (Saroglossa aurata)

Madagascar Sunbird (Cinnyris notatus)

Madagascar Swift (Apus balstoni)

Madagascar Wagtail (Motacilla flaviventris)

Madagascar Wood Rail (Canirallus kioloides)

Malagasy or Rainforest Scops Owl (Otus rutilus) - Endemic to eastern Madagascar

Malagasy White-eyes (Zosterops maderaspatanus)

Marsh Owl (Asio capensis)

Namaqua Dove (Oena capensis)

Pied Crow (Corvus albus) - Range: The large island of Madagascar. It inhabits mainly open country with villages and towns nearby.

Rand's Warbler (Randia pseudozosterops) - Range: Found only in Madagascar

Red-breasted Coua (Coua serriana) - Endemic

Red-capped Coua (Coua ruficeps) - Endemic

Red-fronted Coua (Coua reynaudii) - Endemic

Red-tailed Newtonia (Newtonia fanovanae) - Endemic

Sickle-billed Vanga (Falculea palliata) - Endemic

Sooty Falcon (Falco concolor ) - Range: Winters in Madagascar

Souimanga Sunbird (Cinnyris sovimanga)

Sakalava Weaver (Ploceus sakalava)

Thamnornis Warbler (Thamnornis chloropetoides) - Range: Found only in Madagascar

Thick-billed Cuckoo (Pachycoccyx audeberti)

Torotoroka Scops Owl (Otus madagascariensis) - Western Madagascar

Vasa Parrots (Coracopsis) - Endemic

Verreaux's Coua (Coua verreauxi) - Endemic

Wattled Starling (Creatophora cinerea) - Vagrant


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