Area (ha):37,600
Altitude (m):1800-2700
# Species:156
# Excl Vagrants:156
# Endemics:1
# Near Endemics:3
Species/100 ha:0.4
Habitat: Montane Forest


The table below lists species recorded at this locale but does not indicate frequency of occurrence there. It does indicate 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. The list is based on available data and may be incomplete.*

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Ducks: Anatidae

1Egyptian GooseAlopochen aegyptiaca
2Yellow-billed DuckAnas undulata

Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies: Phasianidae

3Common QuailCoturnix coturnix
4Scaly SpurfowlPternistis squamatus

Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

5Rock PigeonColumba livia
6Speckled PigeonColumba guinea
7Lemon DoveAplopelia larvata
8Dusky Turtle-DoveStreptopelia lugens
9Red-eyed DoveStreptopelia semitorquata
10Ring-necked DoveStreptopelia capicola
11Tambourine DoveTurtur tympanistria
12African Green-PigeonTreron calvus

Turacos: Musophagidae

13Hartlaub's TuracoTauraco hartlaubi

Cuckoos: Cuculidae

14Red-chested CuckooCuculus solitarius
15White-browed CoucalCentropus superciliosus
16Klaas's CuckooChrysococcyx klaas

Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

17Montane NightjarCaprimulgus poliocephalus

Swifts: Apodidae

18African SwiftApus barbatus
19Little SwiftApus affinis
20African Palm SwiftCypsiurus parvus

Cranes: Gruidae

21Gray Crowned-CraneBalearica regulorum

Storks: Ciconiidae

22Marabou StorkLeptoptilos crumenifer

Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

23Long-tailed CormorantMicrocarbo africanus

Shoebill: Balaenicipitidae

24ShoebillBalaeniceps rex

Hamerkop: Scopidae

25HamerkopScopus umbretta

Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

26Western Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
27Black-headed HeronArdea melanocephala

Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

28African Sacred IbisThreskiornis aethiopicus
29Hadada IbisBostrychia hagedash

Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

30Black-winged KiteElanus caeruleus
31African Harrier-HawkPolyboroides typus
32Long-crested EagleLophaetus occipitalis
33Ayres's Hawk-EagleHieraaetus ayresii
34African GoshawkAccipiter toussenelii
35Little SparrowhawkAccipiter minullus
36Black GoshawkAccipiter melanoleucus
37/Black Kite/Milvus migrans
38African Fish-EagleIcthyophaga vocifer
39|Common Buzzard|Buteo buteo
40Mountain BuzzardButeo oreophilus
41Augur BuzzardButeo augur

Barn-Owls: Tytonidae

42Barn OwlTyto alba

Owls: Strigidae

43Spotted Eagle-OwlBubo africanus
44African Wood-OwlStrix woodfordii

Mousebirds: Coliidae

45Speckled MousebirdColius striatus

Hornbills: Bucerotidae

46Silvery-cheeked HornbillBycanistes brevis

Bee-eaters: Meropidae

47White-fronted Bee-eaterMerops bullockoides
48Cinnamon-chested Bee-eaterMerops oreobates
49|European Bee-eater|Merops apiaster

African Barbets: Lybiidae

50Moustached TinkerbirdPogoniulus leucomystax
51Yellow-rumped TinkerbirdPogoniulus bilineatus
52White-headed BarbetLybius leucocephalus

Honeyguides: Indicatoridae

53Lesser HoneyguideIndicator minor

Woodpeckers: Picidae

54Cardinal WoodpeckerDendropicos fuscescens
55Mountain Gray WoodpeckerDendropicos spodocephalus

Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

56/Lesser Kestrel/Falco naumanni
57Lanner FalconFalco biarmicus

Cuckooshrikes: Campephagidae

58Black CuckooshrikeCampephaga flava

Wattle-eyes and Batises: Platysteiridae

59Chinspot BatisBatis molitor

Bushshrikes: Malaconotidae

60Black-backed PuffbackDryoscopus cubla
61Brown-crowned TchagraTchagra australis
62Tropical BoubouLaniarius major

Monarch Flycatchers: Monarchidae

63African Paradise-FlycatcherTerpsiphone viridis

Shrikes: Laniidae

64/Red-backed Shrike/Lanius collurio
65/Isabelline Shrike/Lanius isabellinus
66Northern FiscalLanius humeralis

Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

67Cape CrowCorvus capensis
68Pied CrowCorvus albus

Tits, Chickadees, and Titmice: Paridae

69White-bellied TitMelaniparus albiventris

Larks: Alaudidae

70Rufous-naped LarkMirafra africana
71Red-capped LarkCalandrella cinerea

Cisticolas and Allies: Cisticolidae

72Black-collared ApalisOreolais pulcher
73Green-backed CamaropteraCamaroptera brachyura
74Yellow-breasted ApalisApalis flavida
75Black-headed ApalisApalis melanocephala
76Gray ApalisApalis cinerea
77Tawny-flanked PriniaPrinia subflava
78Gray-capped WarblerEminia lepida
79Red-faced CisticolaCisticola erythrops
80Singing CisticolaCisticola cantans
81Hunter's CisticolaCisticola hunteri
82Wailing CisticolaCisticola lais
83Winding CisticolaCisticola marginatus
84Stout CisticolaCisticola robustus
85Zitting CisticolaCisticola juncidis

Reed Warblers and Allies: Acrocephalidae

86African Yellow-WarblerIduna natalensis

Grassbirds and Allies: Locustellidae

87Cinnamon Bracken-WarblerBradypterus cinnamomeus

Swallows: Hirundinidae

88Black SawwingPsalidoprocne pristoptera
89Rock MartinPtyonoprogne fuligula
90/Barn Swallow/Hirundo rustica
91Wire-tailed SwallowHirundo smithii
92Red-rumped SwallowCecropis daurica
93Lesser Striped SwallowCecropis abyssinica

Bulbuls: Pycnonotidae

94Yellow-whiskered GreenbulEurillas latirostris
95Cabanis's GreenbulPhyllastrephus cabanisi
96Common BulbulPycnonotus barbatus

Leaf Warblers: Phylloscopidae

97/Willow Warbler/Phylloscopus trochilus
98Brown Woodland-WarblerPhylloscopus umbrovirens

Sylviid Warblers, Parrotbills, and Allies: Sylviidae

99/Garden Warbler/Sylvia borin
100African Hill BabblerSylvia abyssinica
101Brown ParisomaCurruca lugens

White-eyes, Yuhinas, and Allies: Zosteropidae

102Kikuyu White-eyeZosterops kikuyuensis

Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

103Abyssinian ThrushTurdus abyssinicus

Old World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae

104African Dusky FlycatcherMuscicapa adusta
105|Spotted Flycatcher|Muscicapa striata
106Pale FlycatcherAgricola pallidus
107White-eyed Slaty-FlycatcherMelaenornis fischeri
108Cape Robin-ChatCossypha caffra
109Rueppell's Robin-ChatCossypha semirufa
110White-starred RobinPogonocichla stellata
111|Thrush Nightingale|Luscinia luscinia
112African StonechatSaxicola torquatus
113/Northern Wheatear/Oenanthe oenanthe
114/Isabelline Wheatear/Oenanthe isabellina

Sunbirds and Spiderhunters: Nectariniidae

115Collared SunbirdHedydipna collaris
116Amethyst SunbirdChalcomitra amethystina
117Scarlet-chested SunbirdChalcomitra senegalensis
118Bronze SunbirdNectarinia kilimensis
119Malachite SunbirdNectarinia famosa
120Golden-winged SunbirdDrepanorhynchus reichenowi
121Northern Double-collared SunbirdCinnyris reichenowi
122Eastern Double-collared SunbirdCinnyris mediocris
123Variable SunbirdCinnyris venustus

Weavers and Allies: Ploceidae

124White-browed Sparrow-WeaverPlocepasser mahali
125Baglafecht WeaverPloceus baglafecht
126Spectacled WeaverPloceus ocularis
127Holub's Golden-WeaverPloceus xanthops
128Speke's WeaverPloceus spekei
129Village WeaverPloceus cucullatus
130&Chestnut WeaverlPloceus rubiginosus
131&Red-billed QuelealQuelea quelea
132Yellow BishopEuplectes capensis
133White-winged WidowbirdEuplectes albonotatus
134Red-cowled WidowbirdEuplectes laticauda
135Jackson's WidowbirdEuplectes jacksoni
136Grosbeak WeaverAmblyospiza albifrons

Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

137Bronze MannikinSpermestes cucullata
138Yellow-bellied WaxbillCoccopygia quartinia
139Abyssinian CrimsonwingCryptospiza salvadorii
140Common WaxbillEstrilda astrild
141Purple GrenadierGranatina ianthinogaster
142Red-cheeked CordonbleuUraeginthus bengalus
143Red-billed FirefinchLagonosticta senegala

Indigobirds: Viduidae

144Pin-tailed WhydahVidua macroura

Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

145House SparrowPasser domesticus
146Kenya Rufous SparrowPasser rufocinctus

Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

147/Western Yellow Wagtail/Motacilla flava
148African Pied WagtailMotacilla aguimp
149African PipitAnthus cinnamomeus
150/Tree Pipit/Anthus trivialis
151Yellow-throated LongclawMacronyx croceus

Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

152African CitrilCrithagra citrinelloides
153Brimstone CanaryCrithagra sulphuratus
154Streaky SeedeaterCrithagra striolatus
155Yellow-crowned CanarySerinus flavivertex

Old World Buntings: Emberizidae

156Golden-breasted BuntingEmberiza flaviventris


 *Nomenclature and taxonomic affinities are based on Clements 6th Edition published 2007 with updates through 2021 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.



//Boreal Visitor11
\\Austral Visitor0
##Non-breeding Dispersal0
()Breeding Season Only0


NTNear Threatened2
CRCritically Endangered0

Species counts in code tables depend on completeness of the data. For some countries or locales, data may not include all species or information on species presence may be incomplete.