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DESCRIPTION

TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK

TANZANIA
LOCALE

Area (SqKm):2,850
Altitude (m):1020-1080
# Species*:494
# Excl Vagrants*:494
# Endemics*:1
# Near Endemics*:9
Species/100 SqKm*:17.3
*Based on partial or incomplete data.
Habitat: Savanna, Acacia 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

1Cape TealAnas capensisRR 
2Red-necked FrancolinPternistis aferLC 
3Shelley's FrancolinScleroptera shelleyiRR 
4Lesser FlamingoPhoenicoparrus minorRRNT
5Dusky Turtle-DoveStreptopelia lugensRR 
6Blue-spotted Wood-DoveTurtur aferRR 
7Kori BustardArdeotis kori NT
8Black CoucalCentropus grilliiLC 
9Abyssinian NightjarCaprimulgus poliocephalusRR 
10Mottled SpinetailTelacanthura ussheriLC 
11Scarce SwiftSchoutedenapus myoptilusRR 
12African SwiftApus barbatusRR 
13Horus SwiftApus horusRR 
14African CrakeCrex egregiaLC 
15Gray Crowned-CraneBalearica regulorum EN
16Pied AvocetRecurvirostra avosettaLC 
17Black-winged LapwingVanellus melanopterusRR 
18Chestnut-banded PloverCharadrius pallidusRRNT
19Lesser JacanaMicroparra capensisLC 
20Black-tailed GodwitLimosa limosa NT
21Double-banded CourserSmutsornis africanusLC 
22Bronze-winged CourserRhinoptilus chalcopterusLC 
23African SkimmerRynchops flavirostris NT
24Woolly-necked StorkCiconia episcopus V
25Rufous-bellied HeronArdeola rufiventrisLC 
26SecretarybirdSagittarius serpentarius V
27Egyptian VultureNeophron percnopterus EN
28White-headed VultureTrigonoceps occipitalis V
29Lappet-faced VultureTorgos tracheliotos V
30Hooded VultureNecrosyrtes monachus EN
31White-backed VultureGyps africanus EN
32Rueppell's GriffonGyps rueppelli EN
33BateleurTerathopius ecaudatus NT
34Crowned EagleStephanoaetus coronatus NT
35Martial EaglePolemaetus bellicosus V
36Ayres's Hawk-EagleHieraaetus ayresiiRR 
37Pallid HarrierCircus macrourus NT
38Little SparrowhawkAccipiter minullusLC 
39White-headed MousebirdColius leucocephalusRR 
40Southern Ground-HornbillBucorvus leadbeateri V
41European RollerCoracias garrulus NT
42Rufous-crowned RollerCoracias naeviusLC 
43Wahlberg's HoneyguideProdotiscus regulusLC 
44Pallid HoneyguideIndicator meliphilusRR 
45Bearded WoodpeckerChloropicus namaquusLC 
46Mountain Gray WoodpeckerChloropicus spodocephalusRR 
47Red-footed FalconFalco vespertinus NT
48Sooty FalconFalco concolor NT
49Fischer's LovebirdAgapornis fischeriRRNT
50Yellow-collared LovebirdAgapornis personatusNE 
51African BroadbillSmithornis capensisLC 
52Rosy-patched BushshrikeRhodophoneus cruentusRR 
53Long-tailed FiscalLanius cabanisiRR 
54Red-throated TitMelaniparus fringillinusNE 
55Pink-breasted LarkCalendulauda poecilosternaRR 
56Short-tailed LarkPseudalaemon fremantliiRR 
57Eastern NicatorNicator gularisRR 
58Northern CrombecSylvietta brachyuraRR 
59Buff-bellied WarblerPhyllolais pulchellaRR 
60Red-winged PriniaPrinia erythropteraRR 
61Rock-loving CisticolaCisticola aberransRR 
62Tiny CisticolaCisticola nanaRR 
63Upcher's WarblerHippolais languidaRR 
64Gray-rumped SwallowPseudhirundo griseopygaLC 
65Rufous ChattererTurdoides rubiginosaRR 
66Northern Pied-BabblerTurdoides hypoleucaNE 
67Hildebrandt's StarlingLamprotornis hildebrandtiNE 
68Ashy StarlingLamprotornis unicolorNE 
69Pied WheatearOenanthe pleschankaRR 
70Familiar ChatOenanthe familiarisLC 
71Abyssinian WheatearOenanthe lugubrisNE 
72Speckle-fronted WeaverSporopipes frontalisLC 
73Rufous-tailed WeaverHisturgops ruficaudaE 
74Speke's WeaverPloceus spekeiRR 
75Black BishopEuplectes gierowiiLC 
76Jameson's FirefinchLagonosticta rhodopareiaLC 
77QuailfinchOrtygospiza atricollisRR 
78African SilverbillEuodice cantansRR 
79Variable IndigobirdVidua funereaRR 
80Kenya Rufous SparrowPasser rufocinctusNE 
81Parrot-billed SparrowPasser gongonensisRR 
82Swahili SparrowPasser suahelicusNE 
83Yellow-spotted Bush SparrowGymnornis pyrgitaRR 
84White WagtailMotacilla albaRR 
85Long-billed PipitAnthus similisRR 
86Pangani LongclawMacronyx aurantiigulaRR 
87Southern Grosbeak-CanaryCrithagra buchananiNE 
88Somali BuntingEmberiza poliopleuraRR 

 * 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