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LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK

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Area (SqKm):319
Altitude (m):945
# Species*:271
# Excl Vagrants*:271
# Endemics*:0
# Near Endemics*:4
Species/100 SqKm*:85.0
*Based on partial or incomplete data.
Habitat: Plains, Acacia parkland, scrub, marsh, ground-water forest

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

 
Ducks: Anatidae

1White-faced Whistling-DuckDendrocygna viduata
2Fulvous Whistling-DuckDendrocygna bicolor
3Knob-billed DuckSarkidiornis melanotos
4Egyptian GooseAlopochen aegyptiaca
5Spur-winged GoosePlectropterus gambensis
6Hottentot TealSpatula hottentota
7Yellow-billed DuckAnas undulata
8Red-billed DuckAnas erythrorhyncha

 
Guineafowl: Numididae

9Helmeted GuineafowlNumida meleagris

 
Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies: Phasianidae

10Scaly FrancolinPternistis squamatus
11Yellow-necked FrancolinPternistis leucoscepus

 
Flamingos: Phoenicopteridae

12Greater FlamingoPhoenicopterus roseus
13<Lesser Flamingo>Phoenicoparrus minor

 
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

14Rock PigeonColumba livia
15Speckled PigeonColumba guinea
16Mourning Collared-DoveStreptopelia decipiens
17Red-eyed DoveStreptopelia semitorquata
18Ring-necked DoveStreptopelia capicola
19Laughing DoveStreptopelia senegalensis
20Emerald-spotted Wood-DoveTurtur chalcospilos
21Tambourine DoveTurtur tympanistria

 
Turacos: Musophagidae

22Schalow's TuracoTauraco schalowi
23Purple-crested TuracoTauraco porphyreolophus
24Bare-faced Go-away-birdCorythaixoides personatus

 
Cuckoos: Cuculidae

25Red-chested CuckooCuculus solitarius
26Black CuckooCuculus clamosus
27White-browed CoucalCentropus superciliosus
28Pied CuckooClamator jacobinus
29Klaas's CuckooChrysococcyx klaas
30African Emerald CuckooChrysococcyx cupreus
31Dideric CuckooChrysococcyx caprius

 
Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

32Freckled NightjarCaprimulgus tristigma

 
Swifts: Apodidae

33Scarce SwiftSchoutedenapus myoptilus
34Mottled SwiftApus aequatorialis
35African SwiftApus barbatus
36Little SwiftApus affinis
37White-rumped SwiftApus caffer
38African Palm-SwiftCypsiurus parvus

 
Cranes: Gruidae

39Gray Crowned-CraneBalearica regulorum

 
Thick-knees: Burhinidae

40Water Thick-kneeBurhinus vermiculatus

 
Stilts and Avocets: Recurvirostridae

41Black-winged StiltHimantopus himantopus

 
Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

42Long-toed LapwingVanellus crassirostris
43Blacksmith LapwingVanellus armatus
44Spur-winged LapwingVanellus spinosus
45Crowned LapwingVanellus coronatus
46Kittlitz's PloverCharadrius pecuarius
47Three-banded PloverCharadrius tricollaris
48Chestnut-banded PloverCharadrius pallidus

 
Painted-Snipes: Rostratulidae

49<Greater Painted-Snipe>Rostratula benghalensis

 
Jacanas: Jacanidae

50African JacanaActophilornis africanus

 
Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

51/Black-tailed Godwit/Limosa limosa
52/Ruff/Calidris pugnax
53/Curlew Sandpiper/Calidris ferruginea
54/Temminck's Stint/Calidris temminckii
55/Little Stint/Calidris minuta
56/Common Snipe/Gallinago gallinago
57/Common Sandpiper/Actitis hypoleucos
58/Green Sandpiper/Tringa ochropus
59/Common Greenshank/Tringa nebularia
60/Marsh Sandpiper/Tringa stagnatilis
61/Wood Sandpiper/Tringa glareola

 
Pratincoles and Coursers: Glareolidae

62Double-banded CourserSmutsornis africanus
63Collared PratincoleGlareola pratincola

 
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

64Gray-hooded GullChroicocephalus cirrocephalus
65/Gull-billed Tern/Gelochelidon nilotica
66/White-winged Tern/Chlidonias leucopterus
67Whiskered TernChlidonias hybrida

 
Storks: Ciconiidae

68#Abdim's Stork#Ciconia abdimii
69/White Stork/Ciconia ciconia
70Saddle-billed StorkEphippiorhynchus senegalensis
71Marabou StorkLeptoptilos crumenifer
72Yellow-billed StorkMycteria ibis

 
Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

73Long-tailed CormorantMicrocarbo africanus
74Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carbo

 
Pelicans: Pelecanidae

75Great White PelicanPelecanus onocrotalus
76Pink-backed PelicanPelecanus rufescens

 
Hamerkop: Scopidae

77HamerkopScopus umbretta

 
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

78Little BitternIxobrychus minutus
79Gray HeronArdea cinerea
80Black-headed HeronArdea melanocephala
81Great EgretArdea alba
82Little EgretEgretta garzetta
83Black HeronEgretta ardesiaca
84Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
85Squacco HeronArdeola ralloides
86Striated HeronButorides striata
87Black-crowned Night-HeronNycticorax nycticorax

 
Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

88Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellus
89African Sacred IbisThreskiornis aethiopicus
90Hadada IbisBostrychia hagedash
91African SpoonbillPlatalea alba

 
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

92Black-winged KiteElanus caeruleus
93African Harrier-HawkPolyboroides typus
94Palm-nut VultureGypohierax angolensis
95White-backed VultureGyps africanus
96Rueppell's GriffonGyps rueppelli
97BateleurTerathopius ecaudatus
98Black-chested Snake-EagleCircaetus pectoralis
99Brown Snake-EagleCircaetus cinereus
100Crowned EagleStephanoaetus coronatus
101Martial EaglePolemaetus bellicosus
102Long-crested EagleLophaetus occipitalis
103Tawny EagleAquila rapax
104/Imperial Eagle/Aquila heliaca
105Verreaux's EagleAquila verreauxii
106African Hawk-EagleAquila spilogaster
107Eastern Chanting-GoshawkMelierax poliopterus
108/Eurasian Marsh-Harrier/Circus aeruginosus
109African Marsh-HarrierCircus ranivorus
110Ovambo SparrowhawkAccipiter ovampensis
111/Black Kite/Milvus migrans
112Yellow-billed Kite**Milvus aegyptius
113African Fish-EagleHaliaeetus vocifer
114|Common Buzzard|Buteo buteo
115Mountain BuzzardButeo oreophilus
116Augur BuzzardButeo augur

 
Owls: Strigidae

117Verreaux's Eagle-OwlBubo lacteus
118Pearl-spotted OwletGlaucidium perlatum

 
Mousebirds: Coliidae

119Speckled MousebirdColius striatus
120Blue-naped MousebirdUrocolius macrourus

 
Trogons: Trogonidae

121Narina TrogonApaloderma narina

 
Hoopoes: Upupidae

122African Hoopoe**Upupa africana

 
Woodhoopoes and Scimitarbills: Phoeniculidae

123Abyssinian ScimitarbillRhinopomastus minor

 
Hornbills: Bucerotidae

124Southern Ground-HornbillBucorvus leadbeateri
125Crowned HornbillLophoceros alboterminatus
126African Gray HornbillLophoceros nasutus
127Von der Decken's HornbillTockus deckeni
128Silvery-cheeked HornbillBycanistes brevis

 
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

129Gray-headed KingfisherHalcyon leucocephala
130Woodland KingfisherHalcyon senegalensis
131Brown-hooded KingfisherHalcyon albiventris
132Striped KingfisherHalcyon chelicuti
133Giant KingfisherMegaceryle maxima
134Pied KingfisherCeryle rudis

 
Bee-eaters: Meropidae

135Little Bee-eaterMerops pusillus
136Cinnamon-chested Bee-eaterMerops oreobates
137|European Bee-eater|Merops apiaster

 
Rollers: Coraciidae

138/European Roller/Coracias garrulus
139Lilac-breasted RollerCoracias caudatus

 
African Barbets: Lybiidae

140Red-and-yellow BarbetTrachyphonus erythrocephalus
141D'Arnaud's BarbetTrachyphonus darnaudii
142Red-fronted TinkerbirdPogoniulus pusillus
143Spot-flanked BarbetTricholaema lacrymosa
144White-headed BarbetLybius leucocephalus
145Brown-breasted BarbetLybius melanopterus

 
Honeyguides: Indicatoridae

146Lesser HoneyguideIndicator minor
147Greater HoneyguideIndicator indicator

 
Woodpeckers: Picidae

148Cardinal WoodpeckerChloropicus fuscescens
149Bearded WoodpeckerChloropicus namaquus
150Mountain Gray WoodpeckerChloropicus spodocephalus
151Nubian WoodpeckerCampethera nubica

 
Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

152Lanner FalconFalco biarmicus

 
Parrots: Psittaculidae

153Fischer's LovebirdAgapornis fischeri

 
Parrots: Psittacidae

154Red-fronted ParrotPoicephalus gulielmi

 
Wattle-eyes and Batises: Platysteiridae

155Chinspot BatisBatis molitor

 
Bushshrikes: Malaconotidae

156BrubruNilaus afer
157Black-backed PuffbackDryoscopus cubla
158Brown-crowned TchagraTchagra australis
159Tropical BoubouLaniarius major
160Slate-colored BoubouLaniarius funebris
161Sulphur-breasted BushshrikeTelophorus sulfureopectus

 
Drongos: Dicruridae

162Fork-tailed DrongoDicrurus adsimilis

 
Monarch Flycatchers: Monarchidae

163African Paradise-FlycatcherTerpsiphone viridis

 
Shrikes: Laniidae

164/Red-backed Shrike/Lanius collurio
165/Isabelline Shrike/Lanius isabellinus
166Long-tailed FiscalLanius cabanisi
167Taita FiscalLanius dorsalis
168Northern FiscalLanius humeralis
169White-rumped ShrikeEurocephalus ruppelli

 
Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

170Pied CrowCorvus albus

 
Fairy Flycatchers: Stenostiridae

171White-tailed Blue FlycatcherElminia albicauda

 
Larks: Alaudidae

172Fischer's Sparrow-LarkEremopterix leucopareia
173Flappet LarkMirafra rufocinnamomea

 
African Warblers: Macrosphenidae

174Red-faced CrombecSylvietta whytii

 
Cisticolas and Allies: Cisticolidae

175Gray-backed Camaroptera**Camaroptera brevicaudata
176Buff-bellied WarblerPhyllolais pulchella
177Yellow-breasted ApalisApalis flavida
178Tawny-flanked PriniaPrinia subflava
179Gray-capped WarblerEminia lepida
180Red-faced CisticolaCisticola erythrops
181Rattling CisticolaCisticola chiniana
182Winding Cisticola**Cisticola marginatus

 
Reed Warblers and Allies: Acrocephalidae

183/Eastern Olivaceous Warbler/Iduna pallida

 
Swallows: Hirundinidae

184Rock MartinPtyonoprogne fuligula
185/Barn Swallow/Hirundo rustica
186Red-rumped SwallowCecropis daurica
187Lesser Striped SwallowCecropis abyssinica
188Black SawwingPsalidoprocne pristoptera

 
Bulbuls: Pycnonotidae

189Yellow-bellied GreenbulChlorocichla flaviventris
190Common BulbulPycnonotus barbatus

 
Leaf Warblers: Phylloscopidae

191/Willow Warbler/Phylloscopus trochilus

 
Sylviid Warblers, Parrotbills, and Allies: Sylviidae

192/Eurasian Blackcap/Sylvia atricapilla
193Banded ParisomaSylvia boehmi

 
Laughingthrushes and Allies: Leiothrichidae

194Rufous ChattererTurdoides rubiginosa
195Arrow-marked BabblerTurdoides jardineii

 
Oxpeckers: Buphagidae

196Red-billed OxpeckerBuphagus erythrorynchus

 
Starlings: Sturnidae

197Wattled StarlingCreatophora cinerea
198Violet-backed StarlingCinnyricinclus leucogaster
199Red-winged StarlingOnychognathus morio
200Hildebrandt's StarlingLamprotornis hildebrandti
201Ashy StarlingLamprotornis unicolor
202Superb StarlingLamprotornis superbus

 
Old World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae

203|Spotted Flycatcher|Muscicapa striata
204African Gray FlycatcherBradornis microrhynchus
205Pale FlycatcherAgricola pallidus
206White-eyed Slaty-FlycatcherMelaenornis fischeri
207Red-backed Scrub-RobinCercotrichas leucophrys
208Cape Robin-ChatCossypha caffra
209Rueppell's Robin-ChatCossypha semirufa
210White-browed Robin-ChatCossypha heuglini
211Collared Palm-ThrushCichladusa arquata
212Spotted Morning-ThrushCichladusa guttata
213/White-throated Robin/Irania gutturalis
214/Common Nightingale/Luscinia megarhynchos
215Mocking Cliff-ChatThamnolaea cinnamomeiventris
216/Northern Wheatear/Oenanthe oenanthe
217Capped WheatearOenanthe pileata
218/Isabelline Wheatear/Oenanthe isabellina
219/Pied Wheatear/Oenanthe pleschanka
220Abyssinian WheatearOenanthe lugubris

 
Sunbirds and Spiderhunters: Nectariniidae

221Eastern Violet-backed SunbirdAnthreptes orientalis
222Collared SunbirdHedydipna collaris
223Amethyst SunbirdChalcomitra amethystina
224Scarlet-chested SunbirdChalcomitra senegalensis
225Bronze SunbirdNectarinia kilimensis
226Eastern Double-collared SunbirdCinnyris mediocris
227Beautiful SunbirdCinnyris pulchellus
228Mariqua SunbirdCinnyris mariquensis
229Variable SunbirdCinnyris venustus

 
Weavers and Allies: Ploceidae

230White-headed Buffalo-WeaverDinemellia dinemelli
231Speckle-fronted WeaverSporopipes frontalis
232Baglafecht WeaverPloceus baglafecht
233Vitelline Masked-WeaverPloceus vitellinus
234Speke's WeaverPloceus spekei
235Village WeaverPloceus cucullatus
236<Chestnut Weaver>Ploceus rubiginosus
237<Red-billed Quelea>Quelea quelea
238Southern Red BishopEuplectes orix
239Black BishopEuplectes gierowii
240Yellow BishopEuplectes capensis
241Grosbeak WeaverAmblyospiza albifrons

 
Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

242Crimson-rumped WaxbillEstrilda rhodopyga
243Common WaxbillEstrilda astrild
244Red-cheeked CordonbleuUraeginthus bengalus
245Blue-capped CordonbleuUraeginthus cyanocephalus
246Purple GrenadierGranatina ianthinogaster
247Green-winged PytiliaPytilia melba
248Red-billed FirefinchLagonosticta senegala
249African FirefinchLagonosticta rubricata
250<Cut-throat>Amadina fasciata
251Bronze MannikinSpermestes cucullata
252African SilverbillEuodice cantans

 
Indigobirds: Viduidae

253Pin-tailed WhydahVidua macroura
254Eastern Paradise-WhydahVidua paradisaea
255Village IndigobirdVidua chalybeata
256Variable IndigobirdVidua funerea

 
Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

257House SparrowPasser domesticus
258Northern Gray-headed SparrowPasser griseus
259Chestnut SparrowPasser eminibey
260Yellow-spotted Bush SparrowGymnornis pyrgita

 
Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

261Mountain WagtailMotacilla clara
262/Western Yellow Wagtail/Motacilla flava
263African Pied WagtailMotacilla aguimp
264African PipitAnthus cinnamomeus
265/Tree Pipit/Anthus trivialis
266Yellow-throated LongclawMacronyx croceus
267Pangani LongclawMacronyx aurantiigula

 
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

268Southern CitrilCrithagra hypostictus
269Reichenow's SeedeaterCrithagra reichenowi
270Streaky SeedeaterCrithagra striolatus

 
Old World Buntings: Emberizidae

271Golden-breasted BuntingEmberiza flaviventris

 * 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.

OTHER LOCALES

PRESENCE CODES

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