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SPECIALTIES

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LOCALE

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

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.*

color codes

 
Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies: Phasianidae

1Crested FrancolinOrtygornis 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 ParisomaCurruca 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

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

 
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 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.

OTHER LOCALES

PRESENCE CODES

CodeDescription##
//Boreal Visitor2
\\Austral Visitor0
||Transient0
##Non-breeding Dispersal0
<>Erratic/Irregular1
()Breeding Season Only0
{}Casual/Vagrant0
[]Accidental0

STATUS CODES

CodeDescription##
NTNear Threatened0
VVulnerable0
ENEndangered0
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.

LOCATION CODES

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