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SPECIALTIES

LAKE NATRON

TANZANIA
LOCALE

Area (SqKm):850
Altitude (m):610
# Species*:127
# Excl Vagrants*:127
# Endemics*:0
# Near Endemics*:6
Species/100 SqKm*:14.9
*Based on partial or incomplete data.
Habitat: Alkaline lake, Acacia bushland

TARGET BIRD LIST

List of target species we particularly want to see at this site because we have limited or no chance of seeing them elsewhere on tour, because they are range-restricted or endemic, or because they're rarely seen anywhere but are possible at the site.*

color codes

1Greater FlamingoPhoenicopterus roseusAS
2<Lesser Flamingo>Phoenicoparrus minorAS
3Chestnut-banded PloverCharadrius pallidusUS
4Rosy-patched BushshrikeRhodophoneus cruentusUS
5Red-throated TitMelaniparus fringillinusSS
6Ashy CisticolaCisticola cinereolusUS
7Scaly ChattererTurdoides aylmeriSS
8Northern Pied-BabblerTurdoides hypoleucaUS
9Abyssinian WheatearOenanthe lugubrisSS

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 * 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

LIKELIHOOD CODES

ASAlways Seen
USUsually Seen
SSSometimes Seen
OSOccasionally Seen
RSRarely Seen