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# Species:103
# Excl Vagrants:103
# Endemics:0
# Near Endemics:0

BIRD CHECKLIST

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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Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies: Phasianidae

1<Harlequin Quail>Coturnix delegorguei

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

2Rock PigeonColumba livia
3Blue-spotted Wood-DoveTurtur afer

 
Turacos: Musophagidae

4White-crested TuracoTauraco leucolophus
5Eastern Plantain-eaterCrinifer zonurus

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

6/Common Cuckoo/Cuculus canorus
7\Madagascar Cuckoo\Cuculus rochii
8/Great Spotted Cuckoo/Clamator glandarius

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

9/Eurasian Nightjar/Caprimulgus europaeus

 
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

10African RailRallus caerulescens
11African SwamphenPorphyrio madagascariensis
12Black CrakeZapornia flavirostra
13Baillon's CrakeZapornia pusilla

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

14/European Honey-buzzard/Pernis apivorus
15Long-crested EagleLophaetus occipitalis
16/Lesser Spotted Eagle/Clanga pomarina
17/Pallid Harrier/Circus macrourus
18/Black Kite/Milvus migrans

 
Owls: Strigidae

19Verreaux's Eagle-OwlBubo lacteus

 
Woodhoopoes and Scimitarbills: Phoeniculidae

20Common ScimitarbillRhinopomastus cyanomelas

 
Hornbills: Bucerotidae

21Crowned HornbillLophoceros alboterminatus
22African Gray HornbillLophoceros nasutus
23Northern Red-billed HornbillTockus erythrorhynchus
24Black-and-white-casqued HornbillBycanistes subcylindrica

 
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

25Woodland KingfisherHalcyon senegalensis

 
Bee-eaters: Meropidae

26/White-throated Bee-eater/Merops albicollis
27\Madagascar Bee-eater\Merops superciliosus
28|European Bee-eater|Merops apiaster

 
African Barbets: Lybiidae

29Red-and-yellow BarbetTrachyphonus erythrocephalus
30Double-toothed BarbetLybius bidentatus

 
Honeyguides: Indicatoridae

31Scaly-throated HoneyguideIndicator variegatus

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

32/Eurasian Wryneck/Jynx torquilla
33Rufous-necked WryneckJynx ruficollis

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

34/Lesser Kestrel/Falco naumanni
35/Eurasian Kestrel/Falco tinnunculus
36Gray KestrelFalco ardosiaceus
37|Amur Falcon|Falco amurensis
38|Sooty Falcon|Falco concolor
39/Eurasian Hobby/Falco subbuteo

 
Cuckooshrikes: Campephagidae

40Purple-throated CuckooshrikeCampephaga quiscalina

 
Old World Orioles: Oriolidae

41/Eurasian Golden Oriole/Oriolus oriolus
42African Black-headed OrioleOriolus larvatus

 
Wattle-eyes and Batises: Platysteiridae

43Western Black-headed BatisBatis erlangeri

 
Bushshrikes: Malaconotidae

44Northern PuffbackDryoscopus gambensis
45Black-crowned TchagraTchagra senegalus
46Black-headed GonolekLaniarius erythrogaster
47Gray-green BushshrikeTelophorus bocagei

 
Shrikes: Laniidae

48/Red-backed Shrike/Lanius collurio
49/Isabelline Shrike/Lanius isabellinus
50|Lesser Gray Shrike|Lanius minor
51/Woodchat Shrike/Lanius senator

 
Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

52Fan-tailed RavenCorvus rhipidurus

 
Fairy Flycatchers: Stenostiridae

53African Blue FlycatcherElminia longicauda

 
Tits, Chickadees, and Titmice: Paridae

54White-bellied TitMelaniparus albiventris

 
African Warblers: Macrosphenidae

55Red-faced CrombecSylvietta whytii

 
Cisticolas and Allies: Cisticolidae

56Winding Cisticola**Cisticola marginatus
57Levaillant's CisticolaCisticola tinniens

 
Reed Warblers and Allies: Acrocephalidae

58/Eastern Olivaceous Warbler/Iduna pallida
59/Icterine Warbler/Hippolais icterina
60Lesser Swamp WarblerAcrocephalus gracilirostris
61/Great Reed Warbler/Acrocephalus arundinaceus

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

62/Bank Swallow/Riparia riparia
63/Barn Swallow/Hirundo rustica
64/Common House-Martin/Delichon urbicum

 
Leaf Warblers: Phylloscopidae

65/Wood Warbler/Phylloscopus sibilatrix
66/Willow Warbler/Phylloscopus trochilus

 
Sylviid Warblers, Parrotbills, and Allies: Sylviidae

67/Garden Warbler/Sylvia borin
68Brown ParisomaSylvia lugens

 
White-eyes, Yuhinas, and Allies: Zosteropidae

69African Yellow White-eyeZosterops senegalensis

 
Laughingthrushes and Allies: Leiothrichidae

70Rufous ChattererTurdoides rubiginosa

 
Starlings: Sturnidae

71Rueppell's StarlingLamprotornis purpuroptera
72Lesser Blue-eared StarlingLamprotornis chloropterus

 
Old World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae

73|Spotted Flycatcher|Muscicapa striata
74Northern Black-FlycatcherMelaenornis edolioides
75White-eyed Slaty-FlycatcherMelaenornis fischeri
76White-browed Robin-ChatCossypha heuglini
77Spotted Morning-ThrushCichladusa guttata
78/Semicollared Flycatcher/Ficedula semitorquata
79/Common Redstart/Phoenicurus phoenicurus
80/Rufous-tailed Rock-Thrush/Monticola saxatilis
81/Whinchat/Saxicola rubetra
82/Northern Wheatear/Oenanthe oenanthe
83/Isabelline Wheatear/Oenanthe isabellina

 
Sunbirds and Spiderhunters: Nectariniidae

84Northern Double-collared SunbirdCinnyris reichenowi
85Mariqua SunbirdCinnyris mariquensis
86Copper SunbirdCinnyris cupreus

 
Weavers and Allies: Ploceidae

87Speckle-fronted WeaverSporopipes frontalis
88Heuglin's Masked-WeaverPloceus heuglini
89Dark-backed Weaver
(Forest Weaver)
Ploceus bicolor
90Yellow-mantled WidowbirdEuplectes macroura
91Fan-tailed WidowbirdEuplectes axillaris

 
Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

92Black-crowned WaxbillEstrilda nonnula
93Purple GrenadierGranatina ianthinogaster
94Red-billed FirefinchLagonosticta senegala
95Zebra WaxbillSporaeginthus subflavus
96Bronze MannikinSpermestes cucullata

 
Indigobirds: Viduidae

97Village IndigobirdVidua chalybeata

 
Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

98Northern Gray-headed SparrowPasser griseus

 
Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

99/Western Yellow Wagtail/Motacilla flava
100/Red-throated Pipit/Anthus cervinus

 
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

101Yellow-fronted CanaryCrithagra mozambicus
102Western CitrilCrithagra frontalis
103Southern CitrilCrithagra hypostictus

 * 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.