Altitude (M):1400-2300
# Species*:131
# Excl Vagrants*:131
# Endemics*:0
# Near Endemics*:1
*Based on partial or incomplete data.
Habitat: Rocky Cliffs


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

Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

2African Green-PigeonTreron calvus

Turacos: Musophagidae

3White-crested TuracoTauraco leucolophus
4Hartlaub's TuracoTauraco hartlaubi
5Ross's TuracoMusophaga rossae
6Bare-faced Go-away-birdCorythaixoides personatus
7White-bellied Go-away-birdCorythaixoides leucogaster
8Eastern Plantain-eaterCrinifer zonurus

Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

9Black-shouldered NightjarCaprimulgus nigriscapularis

Swifts: Apodidae

10Mottled SwiftApus aequatorialis

Cranes: Gruidae

11Gray Crowned-CraneBalearica regulorum

Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

12Wattled LapwingVanellus senegallus

Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

13African SnipeGallinago nigripennis
14/Green Sandpiper/Tringa ochropus

Pratincoles and Coursers: Glareolidae

15Rock PratincoleGlareola nuchalis

Storks: Ciconiidae

16Woolly-necked StorkCiconia episcopus

Pelicans: Pelecanidae

17Pink-backed PelicanPelecanus rufescens

Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

18Brown Snake-EagleCircaetus cinereus
19Martial EaglePolemaetus bellicosus
20Long-crested EagleLophaetus occipitalis
21/Lesser Spotted Eagle/Clanga pomarina
22Wahlberg's EagleHieraaetus wahlbergi
23/Steppe Eagle/Aquila nipalensis
24Dark Chanting-GoshawkMelierax metabates
25/Black Kite/Milvus migrans
26Mountain BuzzardButeo oreophilus

Owls: Strigidae

27Verreaux's Eagle-OwlBubo lacteus

Mousebirds: Coliidae

28Speckled MousebirdColius striatus

Hoopoes: Upupidae

29/Eurasian Hoopoe/Upupa epops

Hornbills: Bucerotidae

30African Gray HornbillLophoceros nasutus
31Jackson's HornbillTockus jacksoni
32Silvery-cheeked HornbillBycanistes brevis

Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

33Striped KingfisherHalcyon chelicuti

Bee-eaters: Meropidae

34\Madagascar Bee-eater\Merops superciliosus

African Barbets: Lybiidae

35Red-and-yellow BarbetTrachyphonus erythrocephalus
36D'Arnaud's BarbetTrachyphonus darnaudii
37Moustached TinkerbirdPogoniulus leucomystax
38Red-fronted TinkerbirdPogoniulus pusillus
39Red-fronted BarbetTricholaema diademata
40Spot-flanked BarbetTricholaema lacrymosa
41White-headed BarbetLybius leucocephalus
42Double-toothed BarbetLybius bidentatus

Honeyguides: Indicatoridae

43Wahlberg's HoneyguideProdotiscus regulus
44Pallid HoneyguideIndicator meliphilus
45Greater HoneyguideIndicator indicator

Woodpeckers: Picidae

46Cardinal WoodpeckerChloropicus fuscescens
47African Gray WoodpeckerChloropicus goertae
48Nubian WoodpeckerCampethera nubica

Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

49/Eurasian Kestrel/Falco tinnunculus
50Fox KestrelFalco alopex
51Gray KestrelFalco ardosiaceus
52|Amur Falcon|Falco amurensis
53|Eleonora's Falcon|Falco eleonorae
54|Sooty Falcon|Falco concolor
55/Eurasian Hobby/Falco subbuteo

Parrots: Psittacidae

56Red-fronted ParrotPoicephalus gulielmi
57Meyer's ParrotPoicephalus meyeri

Cuckooshrikes: Campephagidae

58Gray CuckooshrikeCoracina caesia
59Black CuckooshrikeCampephaga flava

Old World Orioles: Oriolidae

60African Black-headed OrioleOriolus larvatus

Wattle-eyes and Batises: Platysteiridae

61Black-throated Wattle-eyePlatysteira peltata
62Western Black-headed BatisBatis erlangeri

Vangas, Helmetshrikes and Allies: Vangidae

63White HelmetshrikePrionops plumatus

Bushshrikes: Malaconotidae

64Northern PuffbackDryoscopus gambensis
65Black-backed PuffbackDryoscopus cubla
66Tropical BoubouLaniarius major
67Black-headed GonolekLaniarius erythrogaster
68Slate-colored BoubouLaniarius funebris
69Sulphur-breasted BushshrikeTelophorus sulfureopectus

Monarch Flycatchers: Monarchidae

70African Paradise-FlycatcherTerpsiphone viridis

Shrikes: Laniidae

71Gray-backed FiscalLanius excubitoroides
72Yellow-billed ShrikeCorvinella corvina

Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

73Fan-tailed RavenCorvus rhipidurus
74White-necked RavenCorvus albicollis

Tits, Chickadees, and Titmice: Paridae

75White-bellied TitMelaniparus albiventris

Penduline-Tits: Remizidae

76African Penduline-TitAnthoscopus caroli

African Warblers: Macrosphenidae

77Red-faced CrombecSylvietta whytii

Cisticolas and Allies: Cisticolidae

78Yellow-bellied EremomelaEremomela icteropygialis
79Buff-bellied WarblerPhyllolais pulchella
80Levaillant's CisticolaCisticola tinniens

Grassbirds and Allies: Locustellidae

81Cinnamon Bracken-WarblerBradypterus cinnamomeus
82Little Rush-WarblerBradypterus baboecala

Swallows: Hirundinidae

83Rock MartinPtyonoprogne fuligula
84Angola SwallowHirundo angolensis
85White-headed SawwingPsalidoprocne albiceps
86Black SawwingPsalidoprocne pristoptera

Bulbuls: Pycnonotidae

87Northern BrownbulPhyllastrephus strepitans
88Common BulbulPycnonotus barbatus

Sylviid Warblers, Parrotbills, and Allies: Sylviidae

89African Hill BabblerSylvia abyssinica
90/Garden Warbler/Sylvia borin

White-eyes, Yuhinas, and Allies: Zosteropidae

91Pale White-eyeZosterops abyssinicus

Laughingthrushes and Allies: Leiothrichidae

92Rufous ChattererTurdoides rubiginosa
93Brown BabblerTurdoides plebejus

Starlings: Sturnidae

94Violet-backed StarlingCinnyricinclus leucogaster
95Red-winged StarlingOnychognathus morio
96Lesser Blue-eared StarlingLamprotornis chloropterus
97Bronze-tailed StarlingLamprotornis chalcurus

Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

98Abyssinian ThrushTurdus abyssinicus
99African ThrushTurdus pelios

Old World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae

100African Dusky FlycatcherMuscicapa adusta
101African Gray FlycatcherBradornis microrhynchus
102SilverbirdMelaenornis semipartitus
103White-eyed Slaty-FlycatcherMelaenornis fischeri
104Brown-backed Scrub-RobinCercotrichas hartlaubi
105White-browed Robin-ChatCossypha heuglini
106Spotted Morning-ThrushCichladusa guttata

Sunbirds and Spiderhunters: Nectariniidae

107Eastern Violet-backed SunbirdAnthreptes orientalis
108Tacazze SunbirdNectarinia tacazze
109Beautiful SunbirdCinnyris pulchellus
110Mariqua SunbirdCinnyris mariquensis
111Red-chested SunbirdCinnyris erythrocercus
112Purple-banded SunbirdCinnyris bifasciatus
113Variable SunbirdCinnyris venustus

Weavers and Allies: Ploceidae

114Chestnut-crowned Sparrow-WeaverPlocepasser superciliosus
115Red-headed WeaverAnaplectes rubriceps
116Baglafecht WeaverPloceus baglafecht
117Little WeaverPloceus luteolus
118Spectacled WeaverPloceus ocularis
119Heuglin's Masked-WeaverPloceus heuglini
120Black-winged BishopEuplectes hordeaceus
121Fan-tailed WidowbirdEuplectes axillaris
122Marsh WidowbirdEuplectes hartlaubi
123Jackson's WidowbirdEuplectes jacksoni

Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

124Black-faced WaxbillEstrilda erythronotos
125Black-cheeked WaxbillEstrilda charmosyna

Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

126Cape WagtailMotacilla capensis

Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

127Western CitrilCrithagra frontalis
128Brimstone CanaryCrithagra sulphuratus
129Streaky SeedeaterCrithagra striolatus
130Reichard's SeedeaterCrithagra reichardi

Old World Buntings: Emberizidae

131Golden-breasted BuntingEmberiza flaviventris

 * 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.