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DESCRIPTION

LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK

KENYA
LOCALE

Area (ha):18,800
Altitude (m):1750-2070
# Species*:313
# Excl Vagrants*:312
# Endemics*:1
# Near Endemics*:4
Species/100 ha*:1.7
*Based on partial or incomplete data.
Habitat: Alkaline lake, woodland, grassland

SPECIALTY BIRDS LIST

List of species at this locale that are endemic (E), near endemic (NE), have restricted ranges in the country (RR), or that occur only locally (LC) in the country. Table also shows species with globally threatened or endangered status according to the IUCN.*

color codes

1Maccoa DuckOxyura maccoaRRNT
2Lesser FlamingoPhoenicoparrus minor NT
3Gray Crowned-CraneBalearica regulorum EN
4Black-winged LapwingVanellus melanopterusRR 
5Black-tailed GodwitLimosa limosa NT
6Great SnipeGallinago media NT
7Crab-PloverDromas ardeolaRR 
8Western Reef-HeronEgretta gularisRR 
9White-headed VultureTrigonoceps occipitalis V
10Lappet-faced VultureTorgos tracheliotos V
11White-backed VultureGyps africanus EN
12Rueppell's GriffonGyps rueppelli EN
13BateleurTerathopius ecaudatus NT
14Crowned EagleStephanoaetus coronatus NT
15Greater Spotted EagleClanga clanga V
16Imperial EagleAquila heliaca V
17Pallid HarrierCircus macrourus NT
18White-fronted Bee-eaterMerops bullockoidesRR 
19European RollerCoracias garrulus NT
20Rufous-necked WryneckJynx ruficollisRR 
21African Gray WoodpeckerChloropicus goertaeRR 
22Mountain Gray WoodpeckerChloropicus spodocephalusRR 
23Sooty FalconFalco concolor NT
24Gray-crested HelmetshrikePrionops poliolophusNENT
25Northern PuffbackDryoscopus gambensisRR 
26Red-capped LarkCalandrella cinereaRR 
27Slender-billed GreenbulStelgidillas gracilirostrisRR 
28Kikuyu White-eyeZosterops kikuyuensisE 
29Arrow-marked BabblerTurdoides jardineiiRR 
30Hildebrandt's StarlingLamprotornis hildebrandtiNE 
31Abyssinian ThrushTurdus abyssinicus V
32Brown-backed Scrub-RobinCercotrichas hartlaubiRR 
33Rueppell's Robin-ChatCossypha semirufaRR 
34Northern Anteater-ChatMyrmecocichla aethiopsRR 
35Abyssinian WheatearOenanthe lugubrisNE 
36Shining SunbirdCinnyris habessinicusRR 
37Speke's WeaverPloceus spekeiRR 
38Long-tailed WidowbirdEuplectes progneRR 
39Kenya Rufous SparrowPasser rufocinctusNE 
40Brimstone CanaryCrithagra sulphuratusRR 

 * 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.

PRESENCE CODES

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

DISTRIBUTION CODES

EEndemic
LCLocal
NENear Endemic
RRRange Restricted

STATUS CODES

NTNear Threatened
VVulnerable
ENEndangered
CRCritically Endangered