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DESCRIPTION

SAMBURU, BUFFALO SPRINGS, SHABA

KENYA
LOCALE

Area (ha):53,500
Altitude (m):1000
# Species*:307
# Excl Vagrants*:306
# Endemics*:1
# Near Endemics*:4
Species/100 ha*:0.6
*Based on partial or incomplete data.
Habitat: Semi-arid Grassland, riverine forest, woodland

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

1Somali OstrichStruthio molybdophanes V
2Kori BustardArdeotis kori NT
3Chestnut-bellied SandgrousePterocles exustusRR 
4Lichtenstein's SandgrousePterocles lichtensteiniiRR 
5Gray Crowned-CraneBalearica regulorum EN
6Double-banded CourserSmutsornis africanusRR 
7SecretarybirdSagittarius serpentarius V
8Egyptian VultureNeophron percnopterus EN
9White-headed VultureTrigonoceps occipitalis V
10Lappet-faced VultureTorgos tracheliotos V
11Hooded VultureNecrosyrtes monachus EN
12White-backed VultureGyps africanus EN
13Rueppell's GriffonGyps rueppelli EN
14BateleurTerathopius ecaudatus NT
15Martial EaglePolemaetus bellicosus V
16Pallid HarrierCircus macrourus NT
17European RollerCoracias garrulus NT
18Sooty FalconFalco concolor NT
19Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinusLC 
20Taita FalconFalco fasciinucha V
21Fischer's LovebirdAgapornis fischeriRRNT
22Northern PuffbackDryoscopus gambensisRR 
23Pringle's PuffbackDryoscopus pringliiRR 
24Fan-tailed RavenCorvus rhipidurusRR 
25Williams's LarkMirafra williamsiE 
26Red-capped LarkCalandrella cinereaRR 
27Somali Short-toed LarkAlaudala somalicaRR 
28Basra Reed WarblerAcrocephalus griseldis EN
29Bristle-crowned StarlingOnychognathus salvadoriiLC 
30Black-bellied StarlingNotopholia coruscaRR 
31Hildebrandt's StarlingLamprotornis hildebrandtiNE 
32Gambaga FlycatcherMuscicapa gambagaeLC 
33Northern Anteater-ChatMyrmecocichla aethiopsRR 
34Brown-tailed ChatOenanthe scotocercaRR 
35Eastern Double-collared SunbirdCinnyris mediocrisNE 
36Shining SunbirdCinnyris habessinicusRR 
37Donaldson-Smith's Sparrow-WeaverPlocepasser donaldsoniLC 
38Little WeaverPloceus luteolusLC 
39Golden Palm WeaverPloceus bojeriRR 
40Speke's WeaverPloceus spekeiRR 
41Long-tailed WidowbirdEuplectes progneRR 
42Jackson's WidowbirdEuplectes jacksoniNENT
43Orange-winged PytiliaPytilia afraLC 
44QuailfinchOrtygospiza atricollisRR 
45Somali SparrowPasser castanopterusLC 
46Kenya Rufous SparrowPasser rufocinctusNE 
47Brimstone 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