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Duration:15 days, 14 nights
Group Size:2-6
Anytime Price:$7700
Group Price:$7100
Single Suppl:$900
Est #Species:475-525
Pace:Easy/Moderate
Difficulty:Easy
* This tour is available for any dates of your choosing provided guide services and accommodations are available.

List of species found in some or all areas included on the tour. List may be incomplete. The table indicates whether each species is globally threatened or endangered according to the IUCN and also whether it is migratory, very rare, or accidental in the country. See sidebar for meaning of location codes and symbols associated with common names.*

color codes

 
Ostriches: Struthionidae

1Common OstrichStruthio camelusLB,LNK,MG,SBS?
2Somali OstrichStruthio molybdophanesSBS?

 
Ducks: Anatidae

3White-faced Whistling-DuckDendrocygna viduataLB,LNK,LV,MP?
4Fulvous Whistling-DuckDendrocygna bicolorLB,LNAI,LV,MP?
5White-backed DuckThalassornis leuconotusLB,LNAI,MG,MP?
6Knob-billed DuckSarkidiornis melanotosLB,LV?
7Egyptian GooseAlopochen aegyptiacaLB,LNAI,LNK
LV,MG,MP,SBS
?
8Spur-winged GoosePlectropterus gambensisLB?
9African Pygmy-GooseNettapus auritusLB?
10GarganeySpatula querquedulaLB,LNAI,LNK?
11Hottentot TealSpatula hottentotaLB,LNAI,LNK
MG,MP
?
12Northern ShovelerSpatula clypeataLB,LNAI,LNK
MP
?
13Eurasian WigeonMareca penelopeLB?
14African Black DuckAnas sparsaKFUC
15Yellow-billed DuckAnas undulataKP,LB,LNAI
LNK,MG,MP
?
16Cape TealAnas capensisLB,LNK?
17Red-billed DuckAnas erythrorhynchaLB,LNAI,LNK
MG,MK,MP
?
18Northern PintailAnas acutaLB,LNAI,LNK?
19Eurasian TealAnas creccaLB?
20Southern PochardNetta erythrophthalmaLB,LNAI,LNK
LV,MG,MP
?
21Tufted DuckAythya fuligulaLB,LNAI,LNK?
22Maccoa DuckOxyura maccoaKP,LB,LNK,MG
MP
C

 
Guineafowl: Numididae

23Helmeted GuineafowlNumida meleagrisLB,LNAI,LNK
SBS
?
24Vulturine GuineafowlAcryllium vulturinumSBS?
25Crested GuineafowlGuttera pucheraniKFFC

 
Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies: Phasianidae

26Common QuailCoturnix coturnixKF,KP,LNAI,MG?
27Harlequin QuailCoturnix delegorgueiKF,LB,MG?
28Scaly FrancolinPternistis squamatusKF,KP,MK?
29Hildebrandt's FrancolinPternistis hildebrandtiLB,LNK?
30Jackson's FrancolinPternistis jacksoniGF,MK?
31Yellow-necked FrancolinPternistis leucoscepusLB,SBS?
32Red-necked FrancolinPternistis aferLV?
33Crested FrancolinDendroperdix sephaenaKV,LB,SBS?
34Coqui FrancolinPeliperdix coquiLNAI,LNK,SBS?
35Moorland FrancolinScleroptera psilolaemusMG?

 
Flamingos: Phoenicopteridae

36Greater FlamingoPhoenicopterus roseusLB,LNAI,LNK?
37Lesser FlamingoPhoenicoparrus minorLB,LNAI,LNK?

 
Grebes: Podicipedidae

38Little GrebeTachybaptus ruficollisKP,LB,LNAI
LNK,MG,MP,SBS
?
39Great Crested GrebePodiceps cristatusLB,MG?

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

40Rock PigeonColumba liviaKP,LB?
41Speckled PigeonColumba guineaKP,KV,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,MK,SBS
?
42Rameron PigeonColumba arquatrixGF,KF,KP,MK?
43Delegorgue's PigeonColumba delegorgueiKF,MK?
44Lemon DoveColumba larvataGF,KF?
45Dusky Turtle-DoveStreptopelia lugensKP,LB,LNK,MG
MK
?
46Mourning Collared-DoveStreptopelia decipiensKV,LB,LNAI,LV
SBS
?
47Red-eyed DoveStreptopelia semitorquataGF,KF,KP,KV
LNAI,LNK,LV
MG,MK,SBS
?
48Ring-necked DoveStreptopelia capicolaKF,KP,KV,LB
LNAI,LNK,LV
MG,SBS
?
49Laughing DoveStreptopelia senegalensisLB,LNAI,LNK
LV,MG,SBS
?
50Emerald-spotted Wood-DoveTurtur chalcospilosLB,LNAI,LV
SBS
?
51Blue-spotted Wood-DoveTurtur aferBG,KF,LV?
52Tambourine DoveTurtur tympanistriaGF,KF,LNK,LV?
53Namaqua DoveOena capensisLB,LNAI,LNK
LV,SBS
?
54African Green-PigeonTreron calvusKF,KP,LB,LV
MK
?

 
Bustards: Otididae

55Kori BustardArdeotis koriLB,SBS?

 
Sandgrouse: Pteroclidae

56Chestnut-bellied SandgrousePterocles exustusLB,SBS?
57Black-faced SandgrousePterocles decoratusLNK,SBS?
58Lichtenstein's SandgrousePterocles lichtensteiniiLB,SBS?

 
Bustards: Otididae

59White-bellied BustardEupodotis senegalensisLNK,SBS?
60Buff-crested BustardEupodotis gindianaSBS?
61Black-bellied BustardLissotis melanogasterLB,LNK,SBS?

 
Turacos: Musophagidae

62Great Blue TuracoCorythaeola cristataKFFC
63Black-billed TuracoTauraco schuettiiKFR
64White-crested TuracoTauraco leucolophusBG,KV,LB?
65Hartlaub's TuracoTauraco hartlaubiGF,KF,KP,MK?
66Ross's TuracoMusophaga rossaeKF,KV?
67Bare-faced Go-away-birdCorythaixoides personatusSBS?
68White-bellied Go-away-birdCorythaixoides leucogasterKV,LB,SBS?
69Eastern Plantain-eaterCrinifer zonurusKF,LV?

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

70Red-chested CuckooCuculus solitariusKF,LB,LNAI
LNK,SBS
?
71Black CuckooCuculus clamosusKF,LB,LNAI
LNK
?
72Common CuckooCuculus canorusGF,KF,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV
?
73African CuckooCuculus gularisLB,SBS?
74Black CoucalCentropus grilliiKF,LB?
75Blue-headed CoucalCentropus monachusBG,KF,KV,LV
MK
?
76Senegal CoucalCentropus senegalensisBG?
77White-browed CoucalCentropus superciliosusBG,KF,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,SBS
?
78Green MalkohaCeuthmochares australisKFFC
79Pied CuckooClamator jacobinusLB?
80Levaillant's CuckooClamator levaillantiiKF,KP,LB,LNK?
81Great Spotted CuckooClamator glandariusBG,KP,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,MG
?
82Klaas's CuckooChrysococcyx klaasKF,KP,LB,LNAI
LNK,SBS
?
83African Emerald CuckooChrysococcyx cupreusGF,KF,LB,MK?
84Dideric CuckooChrysococcyx capriusKF,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV
?
85Barred Long-tailed CuckooCercococcyx montanusGF?

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

86Standard-winged NightjarCaprimulgus longipennisLBR
87Eurasian NightjarCaprimulgus europaeusBG,KF,KP,LB
LNAI,LNK,LV
MG
?
88Sombre NightjarCaprimulgus fraenatusLB,SBS?
89Donaldson-Smith's NightjarCaprimulgus donaldsoniLB,SBS?
90Black-shouldered NightjarCaprimulgus nigriscapularisBG?
91Abyssinian NightjarCaprimulgus poliocephalusGF,KF,KP,MG
MK
?
92Swamp NightjarCaprimulgus natalensisKF,LB?
93Plain NightjarCaprimulgus inornatusLB?
94Star-spotted NightjarCaprimulgus stellatusLB?
95Freckled NightjarCaprimulgus tristigmaLB?
96Slender-tailed NightjarCaprimulgus clarusLB,SBS?

 
Swifts: Apodidae

97Sabine's SpinetailRhaphidura sabiniKFUC
98Scarce SwiftSchoutedenapus myoptilusGF,KF,LB,MK?
99Alpine SwiftApus melbaLB,MK?
100Mottled SwiftApus aequatorialisBG,GF,KF,LB
SBS
?
101Common SwiftApus apusKF,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,MK
?
102Nyanza SwiftApus niansaeKP,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,MG,MK
?
103African SwiftApus barbatusKF,KV,LB?
104Pallid SwiftApus pallidusLNK?
105Little SwiftApus affinisKF,KP,LB,LNK
LV,SBS
?
106Horus SwiftApus horusKF,LB,LNAI
LNK,MG
?
107White-rumped SwiftApus cafferGF,KF,LB?
108African Palm-SwiftCypsiurus parvusBG,LB,LNK,LV
SBS
?

 
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

109African RailRallus caerulescensKV,LB,LNAI?
110Corn CrakeCrex crexBG,KP?
111African CrakeCrex egregiaLB,LNAI,LV?
112Eurasian MoorhenGallinula chloropusLB,LNAI,LNK
LV,MG,MP
?
113Lesser MoorhenGallinula angulataLB,LNAI?
114Red-knobbed CootFulica cristataKP,LB,LNAI
LNK,MG,MP
?
115Allen's GallinulePorphyrio alleniLB?
116African SwamphenPorphyrio madagascariensisLB,LNAI,LV,MG?
117Striped CrakeAmaurornis marginalisLB,LNAI?
118Black CrakeZapornia flavirostraLB,LNAI,LV,MG
SBS
?
119Baillon's CrakeZapornia pusillaLB?

 
Flufftails: Sarothruridae

120White-spotted FlufftailSarothrura pulchraBG,KF?
121Buff-spotted FlufftailSarothrura elegansBG,KF,MK?
122Red-chested FlufftailSarothrura rufaKF,MG?
123Striped FlufftailSarothrura affinisMK?

 
Cranes: Gruidae

124Gray Crowned-CraneBalearica regulorumKV,LNAI,LNK
LV,MG,MK,MP
SBS
?
125Black Crowned-CraneBalearica pavoninaKF,LBR

 
Thick-knees: Burhinidae

126Water Thick-kneeBurhinus vermiculatusLB,LV,SBS?
127Eurasian Thick-kneeBurhinus oedicnemusBG,LB,LNAI,LV?
128Senegal Thick-kneeBurhinus senegalensisLBUC
129Spotted Thick-kneeBurhinus capensisLB,SBS?

 
Stilts and Avocets: Recurvirostridae

130Black-winged StiltHimantopus himantopusLB,LNAI,LNK
LV,MP,SBS
?
131Pied AvocetRecurvirostra avosettaLB,LNAI,LNK?

 
Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

132Black-bellied PloverPluvialis squatarolaLB,LNAI?
133Long-toed LapwingVanellus crassirostrisLB,LNAI,LV?
134Blacksmith LapwingVanellus armatusKP,LB,LNAI
LNK,MP,SBS
?
135Spur-winged LapwingVanellus spinosusLB,LNAI,LNK
LV,SBS
?
136Black-headed LapwingVanellus tectusLB?
137Senegal LapwingVanellus lugubrisLB,LNAI?
138Black-winged LapwingVanellus melanopterusKP,LB,LNK,MGC
139Crowned LapwingVanellus coronatusKP,LB,LNAI
LNK,SBS
?
140Wattled LapwingVanellus senegallusKF,LB,MG?
141Lesser Sand-PloverCharadrius mongolusLB,LNAI,LNK?
142Greater Sand-PloverCharadrius leschenaultiiLB,LNAI?
143Caspian PloverCharadrius asiaticusLB,LNAI,LNK?
144Kittlitz's PloverCharadrius pecuariusLB,LNAI,LNK?
145Common Ringed PloverCharadrius hiaticulaLB,LNAI,LNK
LV,MP
?
146Little Ringed PloverCharadrius dubiusLB,LNAI,LNK
LV
?
147Three-banded PloverCharadrius tricollarisLB,LNAI,LNK
MG,MP,SBS
?

 
Painted-Snipes: Rostratulidae

148Greater Painted-SnipeRostratula benghalensisLB,LNK?

 
Jacanas: Jacanidae

149African JacanaActophilornis africanusLB,LNAI,LV,MG
MP
?

 
Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

150WhimbrelNumenius phaeopusLB,LNAI,LNK
LV
UC
151Bar-tailed GodwitLimosa lapponicaLB,LNAI?
152Black-tailed GodwitLimosa limosaLB,LNAI,LNK
LV
?
153Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpresLB,LNAI,LNKUC
154RuffCalidris pugnaxLB,LNAI,LNK
LV,MP
?
155Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferrugineaKP,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV
?
156Temminck's StintCalidris temminckiiLB,LNAI,LNK
LV
?
157SanderlingCalidris albaLB,LNAI,LNKUC
158Little StintCalidris minutaLB,LNAI,LNK
LV
?
159Jack SnipeLymnocryptes minimusLB?
160Terek SandpiperXenus cinereusLB,LNAI,LNKR
161Great SnipeGallinago mediaBG,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,MG
?
162Common SnipeGallinago gallinagoLB,LNAI,LV?
163African SnipeGallinago nigripennisKP,LB,LNAI,MG?
164Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucosBG,KF,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,MP,SBS
?
165Green SandpiperTringa ochropusBG,KF,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,MG,MK
SBS
?
166Spotted RedshankTringa erythropusLB,LNAI,LNK
LV
?
167Common GreenshankTringa nebulariaLB,LNAI,LNK
LV,MP,SBS
?
168Marsh SandpiperTringa stagnatilisLB,LNAI,LNK
LV,MP
?
169Wood SandpiperTringa glareolaKF,KP,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,MK,MP
SBS
?
170Common RedshankTringa totanusLB,LNAI,LNKR

 
Crab Plover: Dromadidae

171Crab-PloverDromas ardeolaLNKX

 
Pratincoles and Coursers: Glareolidae

172Somali CourserCursorius somalensisSBS?
173Temminck's CourserCursorius temminckiiLB,SBS?
174Double-banded CourserSmutsornis africanusSBS?
175Three-banded CourserRhinoptilus cinctusLB,SBS?
176Collared PratincoleGlareola pratincolaLB?
177Black-winged PratincoleGlareola nordmanniLB?
178Rock PratincoleGlareola nuchalisBG,LV?

 
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

179Gray-hooded GullChroicocephalus cirrocephalusLB,LNAI,LNK
LV
?
180Black-headed GullChroicocephalus ridibundusLB,LNAI,LNK
LV
?
181Pallas's GullIchthyaetus ichthyaetusLB?
182Lesser Black-backed GullLarus fuscusLB,LNAI,LV?
183Little TernSternula albifronsLB?
184Gull-billed TernGelochelidon niloticaLB,LNAI,LNK
LV
?
185Caspian TernHydroprogne caspiaLB?
186White-winged TernChlidonias leucopterusLB,LNAI,LNK
LV,MP
?
187Whiskered TernChlidonias hybridaLB,LNAI,LNK
LV,MG,MP
?
188Common TernSterna hirundoLB?
189African SkimmerRynchops flavirostrisLB,LNAI?

 
Storks: Ciconiidae

190African OpenbillAnastomus lamelligerusBG,LB,LNAI,LV
SBS
?
191Black StorkCiconia nigraLB,LNAI,LNK
SBS
?
192Abdim's StorkCiconia abdimiiBG,GF,KF,KP
LB,LNK,LV,SBS
?
193Woolly-necked StorkCiconia episcopusKF,LB?
194White StorkCiconia ciconiaGF,KF,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV
?
195Saddle-billed StorkEphippiorhynchus senegalensisLB,LNAI,LNK?
196Marabou StorkLeptoptilos crumeniferKF,KP,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,SBS
?
197Yellow-billed StorkMycteria ibisBG,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,MG,MP
SBS
?

 
Anhingas: Anhingidae

198African DarterAnhinga rufaLB,SBS?

 
Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

199Long-tailed CormorantMicrocarbo africanusLB,LNAI,LNK
LV,MP,SBS
?
200Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carboLB,LNAI,LNK
LV,MG,MP
?

 
Pelicans: Pelecanidae

201Great White PelicanPelecanus onocrotalusLB,LNAI,LNK
LV,MK
?
202Pink-backed PelicanPelecanus rufescensKF,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV
?

 
Hamerkop: Scopidae

203HamerkopScopus umbrettaBG,KF,KP,LB
LNAI,LNK,LV
MG,MP,SBS
?

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

204Little BitternIxobrychus minutusLB,LV?
205Dwarf BitternIxobrychus sturmiiLB?
206Gray HeronArdea cinereaBG,KF,KP,LB
LNAI,LNK,LV
MG,MP,SBS
?
207Black-headed HeronArdea melanocephalaBG,KF,KP,LB
LNAI,LNK,LV
MG,MP,SBS
?
208Goliath HeronArdea goliathLB,LNAI,LNK
LV,SBS
?
209Purple HeronArdea purpureaLB,LNAI,LNK
LV
?
210Great EgretArdea albaLB,LNAI,LNK
LV,MP,SBS
?
211Intermediate EgretArdea intermediaKP,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,MG,MP
?
212Little EgretEgretta garzettaLB,LNAI,LNK
LV,MP,SBS
?
213Western Reef-HeronEgretta gularisLB,LNK,MP?
214Black HeronEgretta ardesiacaLB,LNAI,LV?
215Cattle EgretBubulcus ibisBG,KP,KV,LB
LNAI,LNK,LV
MG,MP,SBS
?
216Squacco HeronArdeola ralloidesLB,LNAI,LNK
LV,MG,SBS
?
217Madagascar Pond-HeronArdeola idaeLB,LV?
218Striated HeronButorides striataBG,GF,KF,KP
LB,LNAI,LNK
LV,MP,SBS
?
219Black-crowned Night-HeronNycticorax nycticoraxLB,LNAI,LV,MG
SBS
?

 
Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

220Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellusLB,LNAI,LNK
LV,MP
?
221Sacred IbisThreskiornis aethiopicusKP,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,MG,MK
MP,SBS
?
222Olive IbisBostrychia olivaceaMK?
223Hadada IbisBostrychia hagedashKF,KP,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,MG,MK
MP,SBS
?
224Eurasian SpoonbillPlatalea leucorodiaLNAI?
225African SpoonbillPlatalea albaKP,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,MG,MP
?

 
Secretary-bird: Sagittariidae

226SecretarybirdSagittarius serpentariusLNAI,SBS?

 
Osprey: Pandionidae

227OspreyPandion haliaetusLB,LNAI,LNK
LV
?

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

228Black-winged KiteElanus caeruleusKF,KP,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,MK,SBS
?
229Scissor-tailed KiteChelictinia riocouriiLB,LNK,SBS?
230African Harrier-HawkPolyboroides typusGF,KF,LB,LNK
LV,MK,SBS
?
231Palm-nut VultureGypohierax angolensisLV,SBS?
232Bearded VultureGypaetus barbatusMK?
233Egyptian VultureNeophron percnopterusLB,SBS?
234European Honey-buzzardPernis apivorusBG,KF,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,MG
?
235African Cuckoo-HawkAviceda cuculoidesKFR
236White-headed VultureTrigonoceps occipitalisLB,LNK,SBS?
237Lappet-faced VultureTorgos tracheliotosLB,LNK,SBS?
238Hooded VultureNecrosyrtes monachusKF,LB,SBS?
239White-backed VultureGyps africanusLB,LNK,SBS?
240Rueppell's GriffonGyps rueppelliLB,LNK,SBS?
241BateleurTerathopius ecaudatusKF,LB,LNK,MP
SBS
?
242Short-toed Snake-EagleCircaetus gallicusLB?
243Black-breasted Snake-EagleCircaetus pectoralisKP,LNK,SBS?
244Brown Snake-EagleCircaetus cinereusKF,LB,LNK,SBS?
245Banded Snake-EagleCircaetus cinerascensBG,KF,LV?
246Bat HawkMacheiramphus alcinusKF,LB?
247Crowned EagleStephanoaetus coronatusKF,LNK,MK?
248Martial EaglePolemaetus bellicosusLB,MK,SBS?
249Long-crested EagleLophaetus occipitalisBG,GF,KF,KV
LB,LNAI,LNK
LV,SBS
?
250Lesser Spotted EagleClanga pomarinaBG,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,MG,SBS
?
251Greater Spotted EagleClanga clangaLNAI,LNKX
252Wahlberg's EagleHieraaetus wahlbergiKF,KV,LB,LNAI
LNK,SBS
?
253Booted EagleHieraaetus pennatusBG,KF,KP,LB
LNAI,LNK,SBS
?
254Ayres's Hawk-EagleHieraaetus ayresiiKF,MG,MK?
255Tawny EagleAquila rapaxKP,LB,LNK,SBS?
256Steppe EagleAquila nipalensisKF,LB,LNAI
LNK,MG
?
257Imperial EagleAquila heliacaLB,LNAI,LNK?
258Verreaux's EagleAquila verreauxiiLB,LNAI,SBS?
259African Hawk-EagleAquila spilogasterKF,LB?
260Lizard BuzzardKaupifalco monogrammicusKFX
261Dark Chanting-GoshawkMelierax metabatesKF,LB,LNK?
262Eastern Chanting-GoshawkMelierax poliopterusSBS?
263Gabar GoshawkMicronisus gabarLB,LNK,SBS?
264Grasshopper BuzzardButastur rufipennisLB,LNAI,LNK?
265Eurasian Marsh-HarrierCircus aeruginosusKF,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,MG,MP
SBS
?
266African Marsh-HarrierCircus ranivorusLB,LNAI,LV?
267Pallid HarrierCircus macrourusBG,KF,KP,LB
LNAI,LNK,LV
MG,MP,SBS
?
268Montagu's HarrierCircus pygargusLB,SBS?
269African GoshawkAccipiter tachiroGF,KF,KP,LB
LNK,LV
?
270ShikraAccipiter badiusKF,KV,LB,LV
SBS
?
271Levant SparrowhawkAccipiter brevipesLB?
272Little SparrowhawkAccipiter minullusGF,KF,LNAI
SBS
?
273Eurasian SparrowhawkAccipiter nisusLB?
274Rufous-chested SparrowhawkAccipiter rufiventrisMG,MK?
275Black GoshawkAccipiter melanoleucusKF,LNAI,LNK
LV,MK
?
276Black KiteMilvus migransBG,GF,KF,LB
LNAI,LNK,LV
MG,MP,SBS
?
277Yellow-billed Kite**Milvus aegyptiusLV?
278African Fish-EagleHaliaeetus vociferKV,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,SBS
?
279Common BuzzardButeo buteoKF,LB,LNK,MK
SBS
?
280Mountain BuzzardButeo oreophilusGF,KF,MG,MK?
281Augur BuzzardButeo augurGF,KF,KP,KV
LB,LNAI,LNK
MG,MK,MP,SBS
?

 
Barn-Owls: Tytonidae

282African Grass-OwlTyto capensisKF,MK?
283Barn OwlTyto albaLB?

 
Owls: Strigidae

284African Scops-OwlOtus senegalensisLB,MK,SBS?
285Northern White-faced OwlPtilopsis leucotisKF,LB?
286Cape Eagle-OwlBubo capensisMG,MK?
287Spotted Eagle-OwlBubo africanusLB,LNK?
288Verreaux's Eagle-OwlBubo lacteusKF,LB,LNAI
LNK,SBS
?
289Pearl-spotted OwletGlaucidium perlatumKF,LB,SBS?
290Red-chested OwletGlaucidium tephronotumKFUC
291African Wood-OwlStrix woodfordiiKFFC
292Abyssinian OwlAsio abyssinicusMKVR
293Marsh OwlAsio capensisLV?

 
Mousebirds: Coliidae

294Speckled MousebirdColius striatusBG,GF,KF,KP
LB,LNAI,LNK
LV,MK,SBS
?
295White-headed MousebirdColius leucocephalusSBS?
296Blue-naped MousebirdUrocolius macrourusKV,LB,LNK,SBS?

 
Trogons: Trogonidae

297Narina TrogonApaloderma narinaGF,KF,LB,MG
SBS
?
298Bar-tailed TrogonApaloderma vittatumGF,KF,MK?

 
Hoopoes: Upupidae

299Eurasian HoopoeUpupa epopsLB,LNK,SBS?
300African Hoopoe**Upupa africanaLNAI,LNK,SBS?

 
Woodhoopoes and Scimitarbills: Phoeniculidae

301Green WoodhoopoePhoeniculus purpureusLB,LNAI,LNK
SBS
?
302Violet WoodhoopoePhoeniculus damarensisLB,LNAI,LNK
SBS
?
303White-headed WoodhoopoePhoeniculus bolleiGF,KF,MK?
304Common ScimitarbillRhinopomastus cyanomelasLB,LNAI,LNK?
305Abyssinian ScimitarbillRhinopomastus minorKV,LB,SBS?

 
Hornbills: Bucerotidae

306Northern Ground-Hornbill
(Abyssinian Ground-Hornbill)
Bucorvus abyssinicusLB?
307Southern Ground-HornbillBucorvus leadbeateriKFUC
308Crowned HornbillLophoceros alboterminatusGF,KF,LB,LNAI?
309Hemprich's HornbillLophoceros hemprichiiKV,LB?
310African Gray HornbillLophoceros nasutusKF,KV,LB,LNAI
LNK,SBS
?
311Northern Red-billed HornbillTockus erythrorhynchusKV,LB,SBS?
312Eastern Yellow-billed HornbillTockus flavirostrisLB,SBS?
313Jackson's HornbillTockus jacksoniLB?
314Von der Decken's HornbillTockus deckeniKV,SBS?
315Silvery-cheeked HornbillBycanistes brevisGF,MK?
316Black-and-white-casqued HornbillBycanistes subcylindricaKFC

 
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

317Shining-blue KingfisherAlcedo quadribrachysKFX
318Malachite KingfisherCorythornis cristatusBG,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,SBS
?
319African Pygmy-KingfisherIspidina pictaBG,KF,KV,LB
LNAI,LV,SBS
?
320Gray-headed KingfisherHalcyon leucocephalaLB,LNAI,LNK
LV,SBS
?
321Woodland KingfisherHalcyon senegalensisBG,KF,LB,LV?
322Brown-hooded KingfisherHalcyon albiventrisLB,MK?
323Striped KingfisherHalcyon chelicutiBG,KF,LB,LNK?
324Giant KingfisherMegaceryle maximaLB,LNAI,LNK
MK
?
325Pied KingfisherCeryle rudisKP,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,MP
?

 
Bee-eaters: Meropidae

326Blue-headed Bee-eaterMerops muelleriKFUC
327White-fronted Bee-eaterMerops bullockoidesLB,LNAI,LNK
LV
?
328Little Bee-eaterMerops pusillusBG,KF,LB,LV
SBS
?
329Blue-breasted Bee-eaterMerops variegatusBG,LV?
330Cinnamon-chested Bee-eaterMerops oreobatesGF,KF,KP,MG
MK
?
331Somali Bee-eaterMerops revoiliiSBS?
332White-throated Bee-eaterMerops albicollisBG,KF,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,SBS
?
333Blue-cheeked Bee-eaterMerops persicusLB,LV,SBS?
334Madagascar Bee-eaterMerops superciliosusKF,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV
?
335European Bee-eaterMerops apiasterGF,KF,KP,KV
LB,LNAI,LNK
LV,SBS
?
336Northern Carmine Bee-eaterMerops nubicusLB,LNAI,LNK?

 
Rollers: Coraciidae

337European RollerCoracias garrulusKF,LB,LNAI
LNK,MK,SBS
?
338Abyssinian RollerCoracias abyssinicusKV,LBUC
339Lilac-breasted RollerCoracias caudatusLB,LNAI,LNK
SBS
?
340Rufous-crowned RollerCoracias naeviusKF,LB,LNK,SBS?
341Broad-billed RollerEurystomus glaucurusBG,KF,LB,LNK
SBS
?

 
African Barbets: Lybiidae

342Yellow-billed BarbetTrachyphonus purpuratusKFFC
343Red-and-yellow BarbetTrachyphonus erythrocephalusKV,LB,SBS?
344D'Arnaud's BarbetTrachyphonus darnaudiiKV,LB,SBS?
345Gray-throated BarbetGymnobucco bonaparteiKFFC
346Speckled TinkerbirdPogoniulus scolopaceusKFR
347Moustached TinkerbirdPogoniulus leucomystaxGF,KP,MK?
348Yellow-rumped TinkerbirdPogoniulus bilineatusGF,KF,KP,MG
MK
?
349Red-fronted TinkerbirdPogoniulus pusillusKF,LB,LNK?
350Yellow-fronted TinkerbirdPogoniulus chrysoconusBG,LV?
351Yellow-spotted BarbetBuccanodon duchailluiKFFC
352Hairy-breasted BarbetTricholaema hirsutaKFR
353Red-fronted BarbetTricholaema diademataLB,MK,SBS?
354Spot-flanked BarbetTricholaema lacrymosaKF,LB,LV?
355Black-throated BarbetTricholaema melanocephalaLB,SBS?
356White-headed BarbetLybius leucocephalusKF,LB,LNAI
LNK,MK
?
357Black-billed BarbetLybius guifsobalitoKF,LV?
358Double-toothed BarbetLybius bidentatusKF,KV,LV?

 
Honeyguides: Indicatoridae

359Cassin's HoneyguideProdotiscus insignisKFUC
360Green-backed HoneyguideProdotiscus zambesiaeLNAI,MK?
361Wahlberg's HoneyguideProdotiscus regulusLNAI?
362Pallid HoneyguideIndicator meliphilusKF,LNK?
363Least HoneyguideIndicator exilisKFUC
364Thick-billed HoneyguideIndicator conirostrisKFUC
365Lesser HoneyguideIndicator minorKF,LB,LNAI
LNK,SBS
?
366Scaly-throated HoneyguideIndicator variegatusKF,LB,LNK?
367Greater HoneyguideIndicator indicatorLB,LNAI,LNK?

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

368Eurasian WryneckJynx torquillaLV,SBS?
369Rufous-necked WryneckJynx ruficollisKP,LNK?
370Speckle-breasted WoodpeckerChloropicus poecilolaemusBG,KF?
371Cardinal WoodpeckerChloropicus fuscescensGF,KF,LB,LNK
SBS
?
372Bearded WoodpeckerChloropicus namaquusGF,KF,LB,LNK
SBS
?
373Golden-crowned WoodpeckerChloropicus xantholophusKFUC
374African Gray WoodpeckerChloropicus goertaeKF,KV,LNAI
LNK,LV
?
375Mountain Gray WoodpeckerChloropicus spodocephalusLB,LNK?
376Brown-eared WoodpeckerCampethera caroliKFUC
377Buff-spotted WoodpeckerCampethera nivosaKFUC
378Tullberg's WoodpeckerCampethera tullbergiGF,KF,MG,MK?
379Green-backed WoodpeckerCampethera cailliautiiKFR
380Nubian WoodpeckerCampethera nubicaKF,KV,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,SBS
?
381Golden-tailed WoodpeckerCampethera abingoniKF,LBR

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

382Pygmy FalconPolihierax semitorquatusLB,SBS?
383Lesser KestrelFalco naumanniBG,KP,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,MG
?
384Eurasian KestrelFalco tinnunculusBG,KF,KP,LB
LNAI,LNK,LV
MG,SBS
?
385Greater KestrelFalco rupicoloidesLB,LNAI,LNKR
386Fox KestrelFalco alopexLB?
387Gray KestrelFalco ardosiaceusKF,LB,LV?
388Red-necked FalconFalco chicqueraLBR
389Red-footed FalconFalco vespertinusMG?
390Amur FalconFalco amurensisBG,KP,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,MG
?
391Eleonora's FalconFalco eleonoraeBG,KP,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,MG,MK
?
392Sooty FalconFalco concolorBG,KP,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,MG,MK
SBS
?
393Eurasian HobbyFalco subbuteoBG,KF,KP,LB
LNAI,LNK,LV
MG,SBS
?
394African HobbyFalco cuvieriiKF,LBUC
395Lanner FalconFalco biarmicusKF,KP,LB,LNK
SBS
?
396Saker FalconFalco cherrugLNAI?
397Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinusKP,LB,MG,SBS?
398Taita FalconFalco fasciinuchaLB,SBS?

 
Parrots: Psittaculidae

399Red-headed LovebirdAgapornis pullariusBG,KF,LVX
400Fischer's LovebirdAgapornis fischeriLNAI,LV,SBS?
401Yellow-collared LovebirdAgapornis personatusLNAI?

 
Parrots: Psittacidae

402Gray ParrotPsittacus erithacusKFR
403Red-fronted ParrotPoicephalus gulielmiGF,MK?
404Meyer's ParrotPoicephalus meyeriKF,KV,LB,LNK
LV,SBS
?
405Red-bellied ParrotPoicephalus rufiventrisSBS?

 
African and Green Broadbill: Calyptomenidae

406African BroadbillSmithornis capensisKF,MK?

 
Wattle-eyes and Batises: Platysteiridae

407Brown-throated Wattle-eyePlatysteira cyaneaBG,KF?
408Black-throated Wattle-eyePlatysteira peltataKF,KP,MK?
409Chestnut Wattle-eyePlatysteira castaneaKFFC
410Jameson's Wattle-eyePlatysteira jamesoniKFFC
411Yellow-bellied Wattle-eyePlatysteira concretaKFUC
412Chinspot BatisBatis molitorGF,KF,KP,LB
LNAI,LNK,MK
SBS
?
413Gray-headed BatisBatis orientalisLB?
414Black-headed BatisBatis minorKF,KV?
415Pygmy BatisBatis perkeoLB,SBS?

 
Vangas, Helmetshrikes and Allies: Vangidae

416White HelmetshrikePrionops plumatusKF,KV,LB,LNK?
417Gray-crested HelmetshrikePrionops poliolophusLNK?
418African Shrike-flycatcherMegabyas flammulatusKFUC

 
Bushshrikes: Malaconotidae

419BrubruNilaus aferLB,LNAI,LNK
SBS
?
420Northern PuffbackDryoscopus gambensisBG,KF,KV,LB
LNK,SBS
?
421Pringle's PuffbackDryoscopus pringliiSBS?
422Black-backed PuffbackDryoscopus cublaGF,KP,MK?
423Pink-footed PuffbackDryoscopus angolensisKFUC
424Marsh TchagraTchagra minutusBG,KF?
425Black-crowned TchagraTchagra senegalusKF,LNK,MK?
426Brown-crowned TchagraTchagra australisKF,LB,LNK?
427Three-streaked TchagraTchagra jamesiLB,SBS?
428Luehder's BushshrikeLaniarius luehderiKFFC
429Tropical BoubouLaniarius majorGF,KF,KP,LB
LNAI,LNK,MK
SBS
?
430Black-headed GonolekLaniarius erythrogasterBG,KV,LB,LV?
431Papyrus GonolekLaniarius mufumbiriLV?
432Slate-colored BoubouLaniarius funebrisLB,SBS?
433Rosy-patched BushshrikeRhodophoneus cruentusKF,SBS?
434Gray-green BushshrikeTelophorus bocageiKFFC
435Sulphur-breasted BushshrikeTelophorus sulfureopectusKV,LB,LNAI,MK
SBS
?
436Black-fronted BushshrikeTelophorus nigrifronsGF,MK?
437Doherty's BushshrikeTelophorus dohertyiKFR
438Gray-headed BushshrikeMalaconotus blanchotiLB,MK,SBS?

 
Cuckooshrikes: Campephagidae

439Gray CuckooshrikeCoracina caesiaGF,KF,MK?
440White-breasted CuckooshrikeCoracina pectoralisBG,KF?
441Black CuckooshrikeCampephaga flavaGF,KF,LB,LNK?
442Petit's CuckooshrikeCampephaga petitiKF,MK?
443Red-shouldered CuckooshrikeCampephaga phoeniceaBG,KF?
444Purple-throated CuckooshrikeCampephaga quiscalinaKF,MK?

 
Shrikes: Laniidae

445Red-backed ShrikeLanius collurioBG,KF,KP,LB
LNAI,LNK,LV
?
446Isabelline ShrikeLanius isabellinusBG,KP,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,MG,SBS
?
447Lesser Gray ShrikeLanius minorBG,KF,KP,LB
LNAI,LNK,LV
?
448Gray-backed FiscalLanius excubitoroidesKF,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV
?
449Long-tailed FiscalLanius cabanisiSBS?
450Taita FiscalLanius dorsalisSBS?
451Somali FiscalLanius somalicusLB?
452Mackinnon's ShrikeLanius mackinnoniKFUC
453Northern FiscalLanius humeralisBG,KF,KP,KV
LB,LNAI,LNK
LV,MG,MK,MP
SBS
?
454Masked ShrikeLanius nubicusLBR
455Woodchat ShrikeLanius senatorBG,LB,LV,SBSX
456Yellow-billed ShrikeCorvinella corvinaKF?
457White-rumped ShrikeEurocephalus ruppelliKV,LB,SBS?

 
Old World Orioles: Oriolidae

458Eurasian Golden OrioleOriolus oriolusGF,KF,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,SBS
?
459African Golden OrioleOriolus auratusKF,LB?
460Western Black-headed OrioleOriolus brachyrhynchusKFFC
461African Black-headed OrioleOriolus larvatusKF,KV,LB,LNAI
LNK,MK
?
462Black-tailed OrioleOriolus percivaliGF,MK?

 
Drongos: Dicruridae

463Square-tailed DrongoDicrurus ludwigiiKFFC
464Fork-tailed DrongoDicrurus adsimilisKF,KV,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,SBS
?

 
Monarch Flycatchers: Monarchidae

465Black-headed Paradise-FlycatcherTerpsiphone rufiventerKFUC
466African Paradise-FlycatcherTerpsiphone viridisGF,KF,KP,KV
LB,LNAI,LNK
LV,MK
?

 
Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

467PiapiacPtilostomus aferBG?
468Cape CrowCorvus capensisKF,KP,LNAI
LNK,MK,MP,SBS
?
469Pied CrowCorvus albusBG,GF,KP,KV
LB,LNAI,LNK
LV,MG,MK,SBS
?
470Fan-tailed RavenCorvus rhipidurusKV,LB,SBS?
471White-necked RavenCorvus albicollisKP,LB?

 
Nicators: Nicatoridae

472Eastern NicatorNicator gularisLNAI?

 
Larks: Alaudidae

473Chestnut-headed Sparrow-LarkEremopterix signatusSBS?
474Fischer's Sparrow-LarkEremopterix leucopareiaLB,SBS?
475Pink-breasted LarkCalendulauda poecilosternaLB,SBS?
476Foxy LarkCalendulauda alopexLNK,SBS?
477Singing BushlarkMirafra cantillansLB,SBS?
478Williams's LarkMirafra williamsiSBSR
479Red-winged LarkMirafra hypermetraSBS?
480Rufous-naped LarkMirafra africanaKF,KP,LNAI
LNK
?
481Flappet LarkMirafra rufocinnamomeaKFR
482Red-capped LarkCalandrella cinereaKP,LNAI,LNK
MG,SBS
?
483Somali Short-toed LarkAlaudala somalicaSBS?

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

484Plain MartinRiparia paludicolaKF,KP,KV,LB
LNAI,LNK,LV
MG,MP
?
485Bank SwallowRiparia ripariaBG,KP,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,MG,MP
?
486Banded MartinRiparia cinctaLB,LNAI,LNK?
487Rock MartinPtyonoprogne fuligulaGF,KP,KV,LB
LNK,MK,MP,SBS
?
488Barn SwallowHirundo rusticaBG,KF,KP,LB
LNAI,LNK,LV
MG
?
489Ethiopian SwallowHirundo aethiopicaLB,SBS?
490Angola SwallowHirundo angolensisBG,KF,LNAI,LV
MG
?
491Wire-tailed SwallowHirundo smithiiKF,LB,LNK,LV
SBS
?
492Montane Blue SwallowHirundo atrocaeruleaBG?
493Red-rumped SwallowCecropis dauricaGF,KF,KP,LB
LNAI,LNK
?
494Lesser Striped SwallowCecropis abyssinicaBG,KF,LB,LNAI
LV,SBS
?
495Rufous-chested SwallowCecropis semirufaKFUC
496Mosque SwallowCecropis senegalensisKF,KP,LNK?
497Common House-MartinDelichon urbicumBG,KF,KP,LB
LNAI,LNK,LV
MG,MK,SBS
?
498White-headed SawwingPsalidoprocne albicepsKF,LV?
499Black SawwingPsalidoprocne pristopteraGF,KF,KP,LNK
MK
?
500Gray-rumped SwallowPseudhirundo griseopygaKF,KV,LNK?

 
Fairy Flycatchers: Stenostiridae

501African Blue FlycatcherElminia longicaudaBG,KF,LV?
502Dusky Crested-FlycatcherElminia nigromitrataKFFC
503White-tailed Crested-FlycatcherElminia albonotataGF,MK?

 
Tits, Chickadees, and Titmice: Paridae

504White-bellied TitMelaniparus albiventrisGF,KF,KV,LNAI
LNK,LV,MK
?
505Dusky TitMelaniparus funereusKFFC
506Somali TitMelaniparus thruppiLB,SBS?

 
Penduline-Tits: Remizidae

507Mouse-colored Penduline-TitAnthoscopus musculusLB,LNAI,SBS?
508African Penduline-TitAnthoscopus caroliLB,LNAI?

 
Treecreepers: Certhiidae

509African Spotted CreeperSalpornis salvadoriKF?

 
Bulbuls: Pycnonotidae

510Slender-billed GreenbulStelgidillas gracilirostrisGF,KF,LNK,MK?
511Red-tailed BristlebillBleda syndactylusKFFC
512Shelley's GreenbulArizelocichla masukuensisKFFC
513Eastern Mountain-GreenbulArizelocichla nigricepsGF,MK?
514Yellow-bellied GreenbulChlorocichla flaviventrisMK?
515Joyful GreenbulChlorocichla laetissimaKFFC
516Honeyguide GreenbulBaeopogon indicatorKFFC
517Yellow-throated GreenbulAtimastillas flavicollisBG,LV?
518Gray GreenbulEurillas gracilisBG,KF?
519Ansorge's GreenbulEurillas ansorgeiKFUC
520Plain GreenbulEurillas curvirostrisKFFC
521Yellow-whiskered GreenbulEurillas latirostrisGF,KF,MK?
522Little GreenbulEurillas virensBG,KF?
523Northern BrownbulPhyllastrephus strepitansLB,SBS?
524Toro Olive-GreenbulPhyllastrephus hypochlorisKFUC
525Cabanis's GreenbulPhyllastrephus cabanisiGF,KF,LNAI,MK?
526Common BulbulPycnonotus barbatusBG,GF,KF,KP
KV,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,SBS
?

 
African Warblers: Macrosphenidae

527Green CrombecSylvietta virensBG,KF?
528White-browed CrombecSylvietta leucophrysGF,KF,MK?
529Northern CrombecSylvietta brachyuraLB,LNAI,SBS?
530Red-faced CrombecSylvietta whytiiKP,KV,LB,LNAI
LNK,MK,SBS
?
531Somali CrombecSylvietta isabellinaSBS?
532Moustached Grass-WarblerMelocichla mentalisBG,KF?
533Green HyliaHylia prasinaKFFC

 
Leaf Warblers: Phylloscopidae

534Wood WarblerPhylloscopus sibilatrixGF,KF,MK?
535Willow WarblerPhylloscopus trochilusGF,KF,KP,KV
LB,LNAI,LNK
LV
?
536Common ChiffchaffPhylloscopus collybitaMK?
537Brown Woodland-WarblerPhylloscopus umbrovirensGF,KP,LNAI,MG
MK
?
538Uganda Woodland-WarblerPhylloscopus budongoensisKFFC

 
Reed Warblers and Allies: Acrocephalidae

539Papyrus Yellow-WarblerCalamonastides gracilirostrisLV?
540Eastern Olivaceous WarblerIduna pallidaLB,LNAI,LNK
LV
?
541African Yellow-WarblerIduna natalensisBG,LNAI,MK?
542Mountain Yellow-WarblerIduna similisGF,MK?
543Upcher's WarblerHippolais languidaLB,SBS?
544Olive-tree WarblerHippolais olivetorumLB,LNAI,LNK
SBS
?
545Icterine WarblerHippolais icterinaBG,MK?
546Sedge WarblerAcrocephalus schoenobaenusLB,LNAI,LV?
547Marsh WarblerAcrocephalus palustrisBG,LB,LNAI
LNK
?
548Eurasian Reed WarblerAcrocephalus scirpaceusKF,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV
?
549African Reed WarblerAcrocephalus baeticatusBG?
550Basra Reed WarblerAcrocephalus griseldisLB,LNAI,SBS?
551Lesser Swamp WarblerAcrocephalus gracilirostrisLB,LNAI,LV,MG
MP,SBS
?
552Greater Swamp WarblerAcrocephalus rufescensBG,LNAI,LV?
553Great Reed WarblerAcrocephalus arundinaceusLB,LNAI?

 
Grassbirds and Allies: Locustellidae

554Fan-tailed GrassbirdSchoenicola brevirostrisBG,KF?
555Evergreen-forest WarblerBradypterus lopeziGF,MK?
556Cinnamon Bracken-WarblerBradypterus cinnamomeusGF,MG,MK?
557Little Rush-WarblerBradypterus baboecalaKV,LB,MK?
558White-winged Swamp WarblerBradypterus carpalisLV?

 
Cisticolas and Allies: Cisticolidae

559Yellow-vented EremomelaEremomela flavicrissalisSBS?
560Yellow-bellied EremomelaEremomela icteropygialisLB,SBS?
561Turner's EremomelaEremomela turneriKFUC
562White-chinned PriniaSchistolais leucopogonBG,KF?
563Black-collared ApalisOreolais pulchraGF,KF?
564Gray Wren-WarblerCalamonastes simplexLB,SBS?
565Gray-backed Camaroptera**Camaroptera brevicaudataGF,KF,KP,LB
LNAI,LNK,LV
MK,SBS
?
566Olive-green CamaropteraCamaroptera chloronotaKFC
567Buff-bellied WarblerPhyllolais pulchellaKF,LB,LNAI
LNK
?
568Black-throated ApalisApalis jacksoniGF,KF,MK?
569Yellow-breasted ApalisApalis flavidaGF,KP,LNAI
LNK,MK
?
570Brown-tailed Apalis**Apalis viridicepsLB,SBS?
571Buff-throated ApalisApalis rufogularisKFUC
572Chestnut-throated ApalisApalis porphyrolaemaGF,KF?
573Black-headed ApalisApalis melanocephalaMK?
574Gray ApalisApalis cinereaGF,KF,LNAI
LNK,MK
?
575Tawny-flanked PriniaPrinia subflavaBG,KF,KP,LB
LNAI,LNK,MK
SBS
?
576Pale PriniaPrinia somalicaLB,SBS?
577Banded PriniaPrinia bairdiiKFFC
578Red-winged PriniaPrinia erythropteraLV?
579Red-fronted WarblerPrinia rufifronsLB,SBS?
580Black-capped Rufous-WarblerBathmocercus cerviniventrisKFC
581Black-faced Rufous-WarblerBathmocercus rufusKFC
582Gray-capped WarblerEminia lepidaKF,LNAI,LNK
LV
?
583Red-faced CisticolaCisticola erythropsKF,LV?
584Singing CisticolaCisticola cantansLV?
585Whistling CisticolaCisticola lateralisBG,KF?
586Chubb's CisticolaCisticola chubbiKFFC
587Hunter's CisticolaCisticola hunteriGF,KP,MG,MK?
588Boran CisticolaCisticola bodessaKV?
589Rattling CisticolaCisticola chinianaKF,LB,LNAI
LNK
?
590Ashy CisticolaCisticola cinereolusSBS?
591Wailing CisticolaCisticola laisLNK?
592Winding Cisticola**Cisticola marginatusKF,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,MK
?
593Carruthers's CisticolaCisticola carruthersiLV?
594Levaillant's CisticolaCisticola tinniensKP,KV,MG?
595Stout CisticolaCisticola robustusKF,LNAI,SBS?
596Croaking CisticolaCisticola natalensisKFR
597Aberdare CisticolaCisticola aberdareKP,MG?
598Siffling CisticolaCisticola brachypterusLV?
599Tiny CisticolaCisticola nanaSBS?
600Zitting CisticolaCisticola juncidisLB,LNAI,LNK?
601Desert CisticolaCisticola aridulusSBS?
602Wing-snapping CisticolaCisticola ayresiiKP,MG,MK?

 
Sylviid Warblers: Sylviidae

603African Hill BabblerSylvia abyssinicaGF,KF,LNAI
LNK,MK
?
604Eurasian BlackcapSylvia atricapillaGF,KF,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV
?
605Garden WarblerSylvia borinKF,KP,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV
?
606Barred WarblerSylvia nisoriaLB?
607Banded ParisomaSylvia boehmiSBS?
608Brown ParisomaSylvia lugensKF,KP,LB,LNK
MG,MK
?
609Greater WhitethroatSylvia communisKF,LB,LNAI
LNK
?

 
White-eyes, Yuhinas, and Allies: Zosteropidae

610African Yellow White-eyeZosterops senegalensisBG,KF,KP,LB
LNAI
?
611Broad-ringed White-eyeZosterops poliogastrusGF,LNAI,LNK
MK
?
612Abyssinian White-eyeZosterops abyssinicusLB,SBS?

 
Fulvetta and Ground Babblers: Pellorneidae

613Brown IlladopsisIlladopsis fulvescensKFUC
614Pale-breasted IlladopsisIlladopsis rufipennisKFUC
615Mountain IlladopsisIlladopsis pyrrhopteraKFUC
616Scaly-breasted IlladopsisIlladopsis albipectusKFFC

 
Laughingthrushes and Allies: Leiothrichidae

617Rufous ChattererTurdoides rubiginosaKV,LB,LNK,SBS?
618Black-lored BabblerTurdoides sharpeiBG,KP,LNAI,LV?
619Brown BabblerTurdoides plebejusKV,LB,LV?
620Arrow-marked BabblerTurdoides jardineiiLNAI,LNKR

 
Hyliotas: Hyliotidae

621Southern HyliotaHyliota australisKFR

 
Old World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae

622Dusky-brown FlycatcherMuscicapa adustaGF,KF,KP,LNK
MK
?
623Spotted FlycatcherMuscicapa striataBG,GF,KF,KP
LB,LNAI,LNK
LV,SBS
?
624Gambaga FlycatcherMuscicapa gambagaeSBS?
625Swamp FlycatcherMuscicapa aquaticaLV?
626Grayish FlycatcherBradornis microrhynchusLB,LNAI,LNK
SBS
?
627Pale FlycatcherAgricola pallidusKF,LB,SBS?
628Gray Tit-FlycatcherFraseria plumbeusKV,LB?
629Chapin's FlycatcherFraseria lenduKFR
630Ashy FlycatcherFraseria caerulescensKF,LB?
631SilverbirdMelaenornis semipartitusKF,KV,LB?
632Northern Black-FlycatcherMelaenornis edolioidesKF,LV?
633Southern Black-FlycatcherMelaenornis pammelainaKF,SBS?
634White-eyed Slaty-FlycatcherMelaenornis fischeriGF,KF,KP,LNAI
LNK,MK
?
635Rufous-tailed Scrub-RobinCercotrichas galactotesLB,SBS?
636Brown-backed Scrub-RobinCercotrichas hartlaubiKF,LNK,MG,MK?
637Red-backed Scrub-RobinCercotrichas leucophrysKF,LB,LNK,MK
SBS
?
638Cape Robin-ChatCossypha caffraKF,KP,LNAI
LNK
?
639Blue-shouldered Robin-ChatCossypha cyanocampterKFUC
640Gray-winged Robin-ChatCossypha poliopteraBG,KF?
641Rueppell's Robin-ChatCossypha semirufaGF,LNAI,LNK
MK
?
642White-browed Robin-ChatCossypha heugliniBG,KF,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,SBS
?
643Red-capped Robin-ChatCossypha natalensisKFR
644Snowy-crowned Robin-ChatCossypha niveicapillaKFFC
645Spotted Morning-ThrushCichladusa guttataKV,LB,SBS?
646White-starred RobinPogonocichla stellataGF,LNAI,MK
SBS
?
647Brown-chested AletheChamaetylas poliocephalaGF,KF,LNAI,MK?
648Equatorial AkalatSheppardia aequatorialisKFC
649White-throated RobinIrania gutturalisLB,SBS?
650Thrush NightingaleLuscinia lusciniaLB,LNAI,LNK?
651Common NightingaleLuscinia megarhynchosLB,LNAI,LNK?
652Collared FlycatcherFicedula albicollisKFUC
653Common RedstartPhoenicurus phoenicurusLB,LNAI,LNK
LV
?
654Little Rock-ThrushMonticola rufocinereusLNK?
655Rufous-tailed Rock-ThrushMonticola saxatilisBG,KP,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,MK,SBS
?
656WhinchatSaxicola rubetraBG,KF,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV
?
657African StonechatSaxicola torquatusGF,KF,KP,KV
LB,LNAI,MG,MK
MP,SBS
?
658Northern Anteater-ChatMyrmecocichla aethiopsKF,KP,LNAI
LNK,SBS
?
659Mocking Cliff-ChatThamnolaea cinnamomeiventrisLB,LNK?
660Familiar ChatCercomela familiarisLB?
661Brown-tailed ChatCercomela scotocercaLB,SBS?
662Moorland ChatCercomela sordidaMK?
663Northern WheatearOenanthe oenantheBG,KF,KP,LB
LNAI,LNK,LV
MG,SBS
?
664Abyssinian WheatearOenanthe lugubrisLB,LNK?
665Pied WheatearOenanthe pleschankaKP,LB,LNAI
LNK,SBS
?
666Capped WheatearOenanthe pileataKP,LB,LNAI,MG?
667Isabelline WheatearOenanthe isabellinaBG,KP,KV,LB
LNAI,LNK,SBS
?

 
Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

668White-tailed Ant-ThrushNeocossyphus poensisKFC
669Abyssinian Ground-ThrushGeokichla piaggiaeGF,MK?
670Orange Ground-ThrushGeokichla gurneyiGF,MK?
671Abyssinian ThrushTurdus abyssinicusGF,KF,KP,LNAI
LNK,MK,MP
?
672African Bare-eyed ThrushTurdus tephronotusKF,SBS?
673African ThrushTurdus peliosKF,LB,LNK,LV?

 
Starlings: Sturnidae

674Wattled StarlingCreatophora cinereaLB,LNAI,LNK
SBS
?
675Violet-backed StarlingCinnyricinclus leucogasterBG,KF,LB,MK
SBS
?
676Slender-billed StarlingOnychognathus tenuirostrisKFR
677Red-winged StarlingOnychognathus morioKP,LB,LNAI?
678Waller's StarlingOnychognathus walleriGF,KF,LNAI,MK?
679Bristle-crowned StarlingOnychognathus salvadoriiLB,SBS?
680Magpie StarlingSpeculipastor bicolorKV,LB,SBS?
681Sharpe's StarlingPholia sharpiiGF,KF?
682Abbott's StarlingPoeoptera femoralisGF,MK?
683Stuhlmann's StarlingPoeoptera stuhlmanniKFC
684Kenrick's StarlingPoeoptera kenrickiMK?
685Black-bellied StarlingNotopholia corruscusSBS?
686Hildebrandt's StarlingLamprotornis hildebrandtiLNAI,LNK,SBS?
687Rueppell's StarlingLamprotornis purpuropteraBG,KV,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV
?
688Splendid StarlingLamprotornis splendidusKFR
689Golden-breasted StarlingLamprotornis regiusSBS?
690Superb StarlingLamprotornis superbusKP,KV,LB,LNAI
LNK,SBS
?
691Fischer's StarlingLamprotornis fischeriSBS?
692Lesser Blue-eared StarlingLamprotornis chloropterusLB,LNAI?
693Greater Blue-eared StarlingLamprotornis chalybaeusKP,KV,LB,LNAI
LNK,MG,MK
?
694Purple StarlingLamprotornis purpureusBG?

 
Oxpeckers: Buphagidae

695Red-billed OxpeckerBuphagus erythrorhynchusKF,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,SBS
?
696Yellow-billed OxpeckerBuphagus africanusLB?

 
Sunbirds and Spiderhunters: Nectariniidae

697Eastern Violet-backed SunbirdAnthreptes orientalisKV,LB,LNK,SBS?
698Green SunbirdAnthreptes rectirostrisKFUC
699Collared SunbirdHedydipna collarisGF,KF,LNAI,LV?
700Pygmy SunbirdHedydipna platuraLB?
701Green-headed SunbirdCyanomitra verticalisGF,KF,LNK,MK?
702Blue-throated Brown SunbirdCyanomitra cyanolaemaKFR
703Olive SunbirdCyanomitra olivaceaGF,KF,MK?
704Green-throated SunbirdChalcomitra rubescensKFUC
705Amethyst SunbirdChalcomitra amethystinaGF,KF,KV,LNAI
LNK
?
706Scarlet-chested SunbirdChalcomitra senegalensisGF,KF,KV,LNAI
LNK,LV
?
707Hunter's SunbirdChalcomitra hunteriLB,SBS?
708Tacazze SunbirdNectarinia tacazzeKP,MG,MK?
709Bronze SunbirdNectarinia kilimensisGF,KF,KP,LB
LNAI,LNK,LV
MG,MK,SBS
?
710Malachite SunbirdNectarinia famosaKP,MG,MK?
711Golden-winged SunbirdDrepanorhynchus reichenowiGF,KP,LB,LNAI
LNK,MG,MK
?
712Olive-bellied SunbirdCinnyris chloropygiusBG,KF?
713Northern Double-collared SunbirdCinnyris reichenowiGF,KF,KP,LNK
MK
?
714Eastern Double-collared SunbirdCinnyris mediocrisGF,MK,SBS?
715Beautiful SunbirdCinnyris pulchellusLB,LV,SBS?
716Mariqua SunbirdCinnyris mariquensisKF,KV?
717Red-chested SunbirdCinnyris erythrocercusBG,KF,LNAI,LV?
718Black-bellied SunbirdCinnyris nectarinioidesSBS?
719Purple-banded SunbirdCinnyris bifasciatusSBS?
720Orange-tufted SunbirdCinnyris bouvieriKFFC
721Shining SunbirdCinnyris habessinicusLB,LNK,SBS?
722Superb SunbirdCinnyris superbusBG,KF?
723Variable SunbirdCinnyris venustusBG,GF,KF,KV
LB,LNAI,LNK
MK,SBS
?
724Copper SunbirdCinnyris cupreusBG,KF,LV?

 
Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

725Cape WagtailMotacilla capensisLNAI,MG,MPR
726Mountain WagtailMotacilla claraGF,KF,LNK,MK?
727Gray WagtailMotacilla cinereaGF,KF,MK?
728Western Yellow WagtailMotacilla flavaBG,KF,KP,LB
LNAI,LNK,LV
MG,MP,SBS
?
729African Pied WagtailMotacilla aguimpBG,KF,KV,LB
LNAI,LNK,LV
MK,SBS
?
730White WagtailMotacilla albaLB,LNAI,LNK
LV
?
731African PipitAnthus cinnamomeusKP,LB,LNAI
LNK,MG
?
732Long-billed PipitAnthus similisKF,KP,KV,LB
LNK
?
733Tawny PipitAnthus campestrisLB?
734Plain-backed PipitAnthus leucophrysKF,KP,LNK,SBS?
735Tree PipitAnthus trivialisKF,KP,LB,LNAI?
736Red-throated PipitAnthus cervinusKP,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV
?
737Golden PipitTmetothylacus tenellusLB,SBS?
738Sharpe's LongclawHemimacronyx sharpeiKP,LNAI,MG?
739Yellow-throated LongclawMacronyx croceusKF,LNAI,LNK
SBS
?
740Rosy-throated LongclawMacronyx ameliaeKF,LB,MK?

 
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

741Oriole FinchLinurgus olivaceusKF,MK?
742Yellow-fronted CanaryCrithagra mozambicusBG,KF,LB,LV?
743African CitrilCrithagra citrinelloidesBG,KF,LB,LNAI
LV
?
744Western CitrilCrithagra frontalisGF?
745Southern CitrilCrithagra hypostictusKF,KV?
746Papyrus CanaryCrithagra koliensisLV?
747Black-throated CanaryCrithagra atrogularisKF,LB?
748Reichenow's SeedeaterCrithagra reichenowiLNK,LV?
749White-bellied CanaryCrithagra dorsostriatusLB,LNAI,SBS?
750Northern Grosbeak-CanaryCrithagra donaldsoniLBR
751Brimstone CanaryCrithagra sulphuratusKF,KP,KV,LNAI
LNK,MK,SBS
?
752Streaky SeedeaterCrithagra striolatusGF,KP,LNAI,MG
MK,MP
?
753Thick-billed SeedeaterCrithagra burtoniGF,KF,LNAI,MK?
754Reichard's SeedeaterCrithagra reichardiKV?
755Yellow-crowned CanarySerinus flavivertexGF,KP,MG,MK
SBS
?

 
Thrush-Tanager: Rhodinocichlidae

756Gray-chested BabblerKakamega poliothoraxKFFC

 
Old World Buntings: Emberizidae

757Ortolan BuntingEmberiza hortulanaLB?
758Cinnamon-breasted BuntingEmberiza tahapisiKV,LB,LNK?
759Golden-breasted BuntingEmberiza flaviventrisLB,LNK,MK,SBS?
760Somali BuntingEmberiza poliopleuraLB,SBS?

 
Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

761House SparrowPasser domesticusKP,LB,LNAI,LV
SBS
?
762Somali SparrowPasser castanopterusSBS?
763Kenya Rufous SparrowPasser rufocinctusGF,KP,LNAI
LNK,MK,MP,SBS
?
764Northern Gray-headed SparrowPasser griseusBG,KF,KV,LB
LNK,LV,MG,SBS
?
765Parrot-billed SparrowPasser gongonensisKV,LB,SBS?
766Chestnut SparrowPasser eminibeyLB,LNAI,SBS?
767Yellow-spotted PetroniaGymnornis pyrgitaKV,LB,SBS?

 
Weavers and Allies: Ploceidae

768White-billed Buffalo-WeaverBubalornis albirostrisKV,LB?
769Red-billed Buffalo-WeaverBubalornis nigerSBS?
770White-headed Buffalo-WeaverDinemellia dinemelliKV,LB,SBS?
771Speckle-fronted WeaverSporopipes frontalisLB,SBS?
772White-browed Sparrow-WeaverPlocepasser mahaliKV,LB,LNAI,LV
MP,SBS
?
773Chestnut-crowned Sparrow-WeaverPlocepasser superciliosusKV?
774Donaldson-Smith's Sparrow-WeaverPlocepasser donaldsoniSBS?
775Gray-headed Social-WeaverPseudonigrita arnaudiLB,SBS?
776Black-capped Social-WeaverPseudonigrita cabanisiSBS?
777Red-headed MalimbeMalimbus rubricollisKFFC
778Red-headed WeaverAnaplectes rubricepsKP,KV,LB,LNAI
SBS
?
779Baglafecht WeaverPloceus baglafechtBG,GF,KF,KP
KV,LNAI,LNK
LV,MG,MK,MP
?
780Little WeaverPloceus luteolusLB,SBS?
781Slender-billed WeaverPloceus pelzelniBG,LV?
782Black-necked WeaverPloceus nigricollisKF?
783Spectacled WeaverPloceus ocularisBG,GF,KF,LB
LNAI,LNK,LV
MK
?
784Black-billed WeaverPloceus melanogasterKF,MK?
785Holub's Golden-WeaverPloceus xanthopsKF,LNAI,LV,MP?
786Golden Palm WeaverPloceus bojeriSBS?
787Northern Brown-throated WeaverPloceus castanopsLV?
788Northern Masked-WeaverPloceus taeniopterusLBFC
789Lesser Masked-WeaverPloceus intermediusLB,LNAI,LNK
SBS
?
790Southern Masked-WeaverPloceus velatusLB?
791Vitelline Masked-WeaverPloceus vitellinusLB,SBS?
792Speke's WeaverPloceus spekeiGF,KP,LNAI
LNK,SBS
?
793Vieillot's WeaverPloceus nigerrimusKFFC
794Village WeaverPloceus cucullatusBG,LB,LV?
795Black-headed WeaverPloceus melanocephalusBG,KF,LB,LV
SBS
?
796Golden-backed WeaverPloceus jacksoniKF,LB,LV?
797Chestnut WeaverPloceus rubiginosusLB,SBS?
798Dark-backed Weaver
(Forest Weaver)
Ploceus bicolorKFFC
799Brown-capped WeaverPloceus insignisGF,KF,MK?
800Compact WeaverPachyphantes superciliosusBG,KF?
801Cardinal QueleaQuelea cardinalisKF,LB?
802Red-billed QueleaQuelea queleaKF,KP,LB,LNAI
MG,SBS
?
803Northern Red BishopEuplectes franciscanusLB?
804Southern Red BishopEuplectes orixLV?
805Black-winged BishopEuplectes hordeaceusBG,LV?
806Black BishopEuplectes gierowiiBG,KF?
807Yellow-crowned BishopEuplectes aferLB?
808Fire-fronted BishopEuplectes diadematusLB,LV,SBS?
809Yellow BishopEuplectes capensisKF,KP,SBS?
810White-winged WidowbirdEuplectes albonotatusKF,LB,LNAI,LV
SBS
?
811Yellow-mantled WidowbirdEuplectes macrouraBG,KFA
812Red-collared WidowbirdEuplectes ardensKF,MK?
813Fan-tailed WidowbirdEuplectes axillarisBG,KV,LB,LV?
814Marsh WidowbirdEuplectes hartlaubiBG,KF?
815Long-tailed WidowbirdEuplectes progneGF,KP,LNK,MK
SBS
?
816Jackson's WidowbirdEuplectes jacksoniKP,MG,SBS?
817Grosbeak WeaverAmblyospiza albifronsKF,MP?

 
Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

818Gray-headed NegritaNigrita canicapillusGF,KF,MK,SBS?
819White-breasted NegritaNigrita fusconotusKFUC
820Yellow-bellied WaxbillCoccopygia quartiniaGF,KF,KP,LNK
MK
?
821Green-backed TwinspotMandingoa nitidulaKFX
822Abyssinian CrimsonwingCryptospiza salvadoriiGF,KP,MK?
823Fawn-breasted WaxbillEstrilda paludicolaBG,KF,MG?
824Crimson-rumped WaxbillEstrilda rhodopygaLB,LNK,SBS?
825Black-rumped WaxbillEstrilda troglodytesBG?
826Common WaxbillEstrilda astrildGF,KF,KP,LB
LNAI,LNK,LV
MK,MP
?
827Black-crowned WaxbillEstrilda nonnulaBG,KF?
828Kandt's WaxbillEstrilda kandtiMK?
829Black-faced WaxbillEstrilda erythronotosLB?
830Black-cheeked WaxbillEstrilda charmosynaLB,SBS?
831Red-headed BluebillSpermophaga ruficapillaKF,LV?
832Red-cheeked CordonbleuUraeginthus bengalusKF,KV,LB,LNK
LV,MK,SBS
?
833Blue-capped CordonbleuUraeginthus cyanocephalusKV,LB,SBS?
834Purple GrenadierGranatina ianthinogasterKP,KV,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,SBS
?
835Brown TwinspotClytospiza monteiriBG?
836Green-winged PytiliaPytilia melbaLB,SBS?
837Orange-winged PytiliaPytilia afraSBS?
838Red-billed FirefinchLagonosticta senegalaKF,KV,LB,LNAI
LNK,LV,SBS
?
839Bar-breasted FirefinchLagonosticta rufopictaBGC
840Black-bellied FirefinchLagonosticta raraBG,KF?
841African FirefinchLagonosticta rubricataKF,KP,LB,LNAI
LNK,MK,SBS
?
842Jameson's FirefinchLagonosticta rhodopareiaSBS?
843Cut-throatAmadina fasciataLB,SBS?
844Zebra WaxbillSporaeginthus subflavusBG,KF,MK?
845Black-faced QuailfinchOrtygospiza atricollisBG,LB?
846African QuailfinchOrtygospiza fuscocrissaBG,SBS?
847Gray-headed SilverbillOdontospiza griseicapillaLB,SBS?
848Bronze MannikinSpermestes cucullataBG,KF,LB,LV
MK
?
849Black-and-white MannikinSpermestes bicolorBG,KF,LNK,LV
MK
?
850African SilverbillEuodice cantansLB,SBS?

 
Indigobirds: Viduidae

851Pin-tailed WhydahVidua macrouraKF,KP,LB,LNAI
LV,MP,SBS
?
852Eastern Paradise-WhydahVidua paradisaeaLB,SBS?
853Steel-blue WhydahVidua hypocherinaLB,SBS?
854Straw-tailed WhydahVidua fischeriLB,SBS?
855Village IndigobirdVidua chalybeataKF,LB,LNAI,LV
MK
?
856Purple IndigobirdVidua purpurascensLB?
857Parasitic WeaverAnomalospiza imberbisKFR

 * Nomenclature and taxonomic affinities are based on Clements 6th Edition published 2007 with updates through September 2014 maintained by the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, which relies largely on the AOU and SACC nomenclature committees. IUCN status may reflect splits not currently recognized by Clements.
** Species not accepted by Clements, AOU, or SACC that we recognize based on the IOC, field observations along with geographical separation, consensus opinions of field guide authors, and other sources. These species are potential splits in future Clements updates.

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PRESENCE CODES

//Boreal Visitor
\\Austral Visitor
||Transient
##Non-breeding Dispersal
<>Erratic/Irregular
()Breeding Season Only
{}Casual/Vagrant
[]Accidental

OCCURRENCE CODES

AAbundant/Very Common
CCommon
FCFairly/Locally Common
UCUncommon/Scarce
RRare/Very Scarce
VRVery Rare
XAccidental/Vagrant
?Uncertain