Area (ha):21
# Species*:34
# Excl Vagrants*:34
# Endemics*:0
# Near Endemics*:2
Species/100 ha*:161.9
*Based on partial or incomplete data.
Habitat: Dry scrub, semi-arid


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.*

color codes

Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies: Phasianidae

1Crested FrancolinDendroperdix sephaenaOLO

Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

2Mourning Collared-DoveStreptopelia decipiensOLO

Hornbills: Bucerotidae

3Von der Decken's HornbillTockus deckeniOLO

African Barbets: Lybiidae

4Red-and-yellow BarbetTrachyphonus erythrocephalusOLO
5Red-fronted TinkerbirdPogoniulus pusillusOLO
6Spot-flanked BarbetTricholaema lacrymosaOLO
7Black-throated BarbetTricholaema melanocephalaOLO

Shrikes: Laniidae

8Taita FiscalLanius dorsalisOLO

Tits, Chickadees, and Titmice: Paridae

9Red-throated TitMelaniparus fringillinus 

Larks: Alaudidae

10Fischer's Sparrow-LarkEremopterix leucopareiaOLO

African Warblers: Macrosphenidae

11Northern CrombecSylvietta brachyuraOLO

Cisticolas and Allies: Cisticolidae

12Gray Wren-WarblerCalamonastes simplexOLO
13Yellow-breasted ApalisApalis flavidaOLO
14Tiny CisticolaCisticola nanaOLO

Swallows: Hirundinidae

15Barn SwallowHirundo rusticaOLO
16Common House-MartinDelichon urbicumOLO

Sylviid Warblers, Parrotbills, and Allies: Sylviidae

17Banded ParisomaSylvia boehmiOLO

Sunbirds and Spiderhunters: Nectariniidae

18Eastern Violet-backed SunbirdAnthreptes orientalisOLO
19Scarlet-chested SunbirdChalcomitra senegalensisOLO
20Beautiful SunbirdCinnyris pulchellusOLO

Weavers and Allies: Ploceidae

21Gray-headed Social-WeaverPseudonigrita arnaudiOLO

Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

22Crimson-rumped WaxbillEstrilda rhodopygaOLO
23Blue-capped CordonbleuUraeginthus cyanocephalusOLO
24Cut-throatAmadina fasciataOLO
25Gray-headed SilverbillOdontospiza griseicapillaOLO
26African SilverbillEuodice cantansOLO

Indigobirds: Viduidae

27Pin-tailed WhydahVidua macrouraOLO
28Eastern Paradise-WhydahVidua paradisaeaOLO
29Steel-blue WhydahVidua hypocherinaOLO
30Straw-tailed WhydahVidua fischeriOLO

Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

31Chestnut SparrowPasser eminibeyOLO
32Yellow-spotted Bush SparrowGymnornis pyrgitaOLO

Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

33White-bellied CanaryCrithagra dorsostriatusOLO
34Southern Grosbeak-CanaryCrithagra buchanani 

 * 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.