Among the less well known Baga art forms are the a-Bamp (or a-Bemp) bird
figures. They range from the naturalistic to the abstract and often have
small birds or other animals on their backs. Different birds are represented
including pelicans, egrets and other fishing birds.
We recommmend Art of The Baga: A Drama of Cultural Reinvention
by Frederick Lamp (Museum for African Art/Prestel).