# Species*:162
# Excl Vagrants*:162
# Endemics*:2
# Near Endemics*:6
*Based on partial or incomplete data.
Habitat: Montane forest


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.*

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Ducks: Anatidae

1Maccoa DuckOxyura maccoa

Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

2Rock PigeonColumba livia
3Red-eyed DoveStreptopelia semitorquata
4Laughing DoveSpilopelia senegalensis
5Tambourine DoveTurtur tympanistria

Bustards: Otididae

6Buff-crested BustardLophotis gindiana

Turacos: Musophagidae

7Hartlaub's TuracoTauraco hartlaubi
8White-bellied Go-away-birdCrinifer leucogaster

Cuckoos: Cuculidae

9Red-chested CuckooCuculus solitarius

Swifts: Apodidae

10Little SwiftApus affinis

Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae

11Black CrakeZapornia flavirostra

Thick-knees: Burhinidae

12Water Thick-kneeBurhinus vermiculatus

Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

13Long-toed LapwingVanellus crassirostris
14Spur-winged LapwingVanellus spinosus

Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

15/Common Sandpiper/Actitis hypoleucos

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae

16African SkimmerRynchops flavirostris
17/Gull-billed Tern/Gelochelidon nilotica
18/White-winged Tern/Chlidonias leucopterus

Storks: Ciconiidae

19African Woolly-necked StorkCiconia microscelis
20Yellow-billed StorkMycteria ibis

Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

21Long-tailed CormorantMicrocarbo africanus

Hamerkop: Scopidae

22HamerkopScopus umbretta

Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

23Little EgretEgretta garzetta
24Striated HeronButorides striata
25Western Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
26Yellow-billed EgretArdea brachyrhyncha
27Gray HeronArdea cinerea
28Black-headed HeronArdea melanocephala

Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

29African Sacred IbisThreskiornis aethiopicus
30Hadada IbisBostrychia hagedash

Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

31African Harrier-HawkPolyboroides typus
32Crowned EagleStephanoaetus coronatus
33Long-crested EagleLophaetus occipitalis
34Wahlberg's EagleHieraaetus wahlbergi
35Eastern Chanting-GoshawkMelierax poliopterus
36Black GoshawkAccipiter melanoleucus
37Mountain BuzzardButeo oreophilus
38Augur BuzzardButeo augur

Mousebirds: Coliidae

39White-headed MousebirdColius leucocephalus
40Blue-naped MousebirdUrocolius macrourus

Hornbills: Bucerotidae

41Crowned HornbillLophoceros alboterminatus
42African Gray HornbillLophoceros nasutus
43Von der Decken's HornbillTockus deckeni
44Silvery-cheeked HornbillBycanistes brevis
45Trumpeter HornbillBycanistes bucinator

Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

46Pied KingfisherCeryle rudis

Bee-eaters: Meropidae

47Little Bee-eaterMerops pusillus
48Cinnamon-chested Bee-eaterMerops oreobates

Rollers: Coraciidae

49/European Roller/Coracias garrulus
50Lilac-breasted RollerCoracias caudatus
51Rufous-crowned RollerCoracias naevius

African Barbets: Lybiidae

52D'Arnaud's BarbetTrachyphonus darnaudii
53White-eared BarbetStactolaema leucotis
54Moustached TinkerbirdPogoniulus leucomystax
55Black-throated BarbetTricholaema melanocephala

Honeyguides: Indicatoridae

56Pallid HoneyguideIndicator meliphilus
57Lesser HoneyguideIndicator minor

Woodpeckers: Picidae

58Cardinal WoodpeckerDendropicos fuscescens
59Olive WoodpeckerDendropicos griseocephalus
60Nubian WoodpeckerCampethera nubica

Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

61|Sooty Falcon|Falco concolor

Parrots: Psittacidae

62Red-bellied ParrotPoicephalus rufiventris

Cuckooshrikes: Campephagidae

63Black CuckooshrikeCampephaga flava

Wattle-eyes and Batises: Platysteiridae

64Short-tailed BatisBatis mixta
65Pygmy BatisBatis perkeo

Bushshrikes: Malaconotidae

66Pringle's PuffbackDryoscopus pringlii
67Black-backed PuffbackDryoscopus cubla
68Brown-crowned TchagraTchagra australis
69Three-streaked TchagraTchagra jamesi
70Tropical BoubouLaniarius major
71Rosy-patched BushshrikeRhodophoneus cruentus
72Black-fronted BushshrikeTelophorus nigrifrons

Monarch Flycatchers: Monarchidae

73African Paradise-FlycatcherTerpsiphone viridis

Shrikes: Laniidae

74Long-tailed FiscalLanius cabanisi
75Taita FiscalLanius dorsalis
76Northern FiscalLanius humeralis
77White-rumped ShrikeEurocephalus ruppelli

Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

78Pied CrowCorvus albus

Fairy Flycatchers: Stenostiridae

79White-tailed Crested FlycatcherElminia albonotata

Penduline-Tits: Remizidae

80Mouse-colored Penduline-TitAnthoscopus musculus

Larks: Alaudidae

81Pink-breasted LarkCalendulauda poecilosterna

Nicators: Nicatoridae

82Eastern NicatorNicator gularis

Cisticolas and Allies: Cisticolidae

83Green-backed CamaropteraCamaroptera brachyura
84Bar-throated ApalisApalis thoracica
85Black-headed ApalisApalis melanocephala
86Brown-headed ApalisApalis alticola
87Red-fronted WarblerPrinia rufifrons
88Singing CisticolaCisticola cantans
89Hunter's CisticolaCisticola hunteri
90Rattling CisticolaCisticola chiniana
91Tiny CisticolaCisticola nana

Reed Warblers and Allies: Acrocephalidae

92African Yellow-WarblerIduna natalensis
93Lesser Swamp WarblerAcrocephalus gracilirostris

Grassbirds and Allies: Locustellidae

94Evergreen-forest WarblerBradypterus lopezi
95Cinnamon Bracken-WarblerBradypterus cinnamomeus

Swallows: Hirundinidae

96Black SawwingPsalidoprocne pristoptera
97Rock MartinPtyonoprogne fuligula
98/Western House-Martin/Delichon urbicum
99Red-rumped SwallowCecropis daurica
100Lesser Striped SwallowCecropis abyssinica
101Mosque SwallowCecropis senegalensis

Bulbuls: Pycnonotidae

102Sombre GreenbulAndropadus importunus
103Eastern Mountain GreenbulArizelocichla nigriceps
104Stripe-cheeked GreenbulArizelocichla milanjensis
105Cabanis's GreenbulPhyllastrephus cabanisi
106Common BulbulPycnonotus barbatus

Leaf Warblers: Phylloscopidae

107/Willow Warbler/Phylloscopus trochilus

Sylviid Warblers, Parrotbills, and Allies: Sylviidae

108African Hill BabblerSylvia abyssinica
109Banded ParisomaCurruca boehmi

White-eyes, Yuhinas, and Allies: Zosteropidae

110Pale White-eyeZosterops flavilateralis
111South Pare White-eyeZosterops winifredae
112Southern Yellow White-eyeZosterops anderssoni

Starlings: Sturnidae

113Red-winged StarlingOnychognathus morio
114Waller's StarlingOnychognathus walleri
115Hildebrandt's StarlingLamprotornis hildebrandti
116Superb StarlingLamprotornis superbus

Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

117Usambara ThrushTurdus roehli
118African Bare-eyed ThrushTurdus tephronotus

Old World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae

119African Dusky FlycatcherMuscicapa adusta
120African Gray FlycatcherBradornis microrhynchus
121Red-backed Scrub-RobinCercotrichas leucophrys
122Cape Robin-ChatCossypha caffra
123Rueppell's Robin-ChatCossypha semirufa
124White-browed Robin-ChatCossypha heuglini
125Spotted Morning-ThrushCichladusa guttata
126White-starred RobinPogonocichla stellata
127|Thrush Nightingale|Luscinia luscinia
128African StonechatSaxicola torquatus

Sunbirds and Spiderhunters: Nectariniidae

129Eastern Violet-backed SunbirdAnthreptes orientalis
130Collared SunbirdHedydipna collaris
131Olive SunbirdCyanomitra olivacea
132Amethyst SunbirdChalcomitra amethystina
133Hunter's SunbirdChalcomitra hunteri
134Eastern Double-collared SunbirdCinnyris mediocris
135Usambara Double-collared SunbirdCinnyris usambaricus
136Tsavo SunbirdCinnyris tsavoensis
137Variable SunbirdCinnyris venustus

Weavers and Allies: Ploceidae

138Baglafecht WeaverPloceus baglafecht
139Taveta Golden-WeaverPloceus castaneiceps
140Lesser Masked-WeaverPloceus intermedius
141Village WeaverPloceus cucullatus
142<Red-billed Quelea>Quelea quelea
143White-winged WidowbirdEuplectes albonotatus

Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

144Black-and-white MannikinSpermestes bicolor
145Yellow-bellied WaxbillCoccopygia quartinia
146Red-faced CrimsonwingCryptospiza reichenovii
147Common WaxbillEstrilda astrild
148Purple GrenadierGranatina ianthinogaster
149Red-cheeked CordonbleuUraeginthus bengalus
150Green-winged PytiliaPytilia melba
151Red-billed FirefinchLagonosticta senegala
152Jameson's FirefinchLagonosticta rhodopareia

Indigobirds: Viduidae

153Pin-tailed WhydahVidua macroura
154Eastern Paradise-WhydahVidua paradisaea

Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

155House SparrowPasser domesticus
156Northern Gray-headed SparrowPasser griseus

Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

157African Pied WagtailMotacilla aguimp
158African PipitAnthus cinnamomeus
159Striped PipitAnthus lineiventris

Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

160Southern CitrilCrithagra hypostictus
161Reichenow's SeedeaterCrithagra reichenowi
162Brimstone CanaryCrithagra sulphuratus


 *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.



//Boreal Visitor6
\\Austral Visitor0
##Non-breeding Dispersal0
()Breeding Season Only0


NTNear Threatened7
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.