# Species*:163
# Excl Vagrants*:163
# Endemics*:0
# Near Endemics*:0
*Based on partial or incomplete data.


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

1White-faced Whistling-DuckDendrocygna viduata

Guineafowl: Numididae

2Helmeted GuineafowlNumida meleagris

Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies: Phasianidae

3Shelley's FrancolinScleroptera shelleyi
4Natal SpurfowlPternistis natalensis

Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae

5Ring-necked DoveStreptopelia capicola
6Laughing DoveSpilopelia senegalensis
7Emerald-spotted Wood-DoveTurtur chalcospilos
8Namaqua DoveOena capensis
9African Green-PigeonTreron calvus

Sandgrouse: Pteroclidae

10Double-banded SandgrousePterocles bicinctus

Turacos: Musophagidae

11Gray Go-away-birdCrinifer concolor

Cuckoos: Cuculidae

12Red-chested CuckooCuculus solitarius
13White-browed CoucalCentropus superciliosus
14Klaas's CuckooChrysococcyx klaas
15African Emerald CuckooChrysococcyx cupreus

Nightjars and Allies: Caprimulgidae

16Freckled NightjarCaprimulgus tristigma

Swifts: Apodidae

17\Alpine Swift\Tachymarptis melba
18Mottled SwiftTachymarptis aequatorialis
19/Common Swift/Apus apus
20African SwiftApus barbatus
21Little SwiftApus affinis
22White-rumped SwiftApus caffer
23African Palm SwiftCypsiurus parvus

Plovers and Lapwings: Charadriidae

24White-crowned LapwingVanellus albiceps
25Crowned LapwingVanellus coronatus

Sandpipers and Allies: Scolopacidae

26/Common Sandpiper/Actitis hypoleucos
27/Green Sandpiper/Tringa ochropus
28/Wood Sandpiper/Tringa glareola

Pratincoles and Coursers: Glareolidae

29Bronze-winged CourserRhinoptilus chalcopterus

Storks: Ciconiidae

30African OpenbillAnastomus lamelligerus
31Black StorkCiconia nigra
32African Woolly-necked StorkCiconia microscelis
33Marabou StorkLeptoptilos crumenifer

Cormorants and Shags: Phalacrocoracidae

34Long-tailed CormorantMicrocarbo africanus

Hamerkop: Scopidae

35HamerkopScopus umbretta

Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns: Ardeidae

36(Dwarf Bittern)Ixobrychus sturmii
37Striated HeronButorides striata
38/Western Cattle Egret/Bubulcus ibis
39Gray HeronArdea cinerea

Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae

40Hadada IbisBostrychia hagedash

Hawks, Eagles, and Kites: Accipitridae

41Black-winged KiteElanus caeruleus
42African Harrier-HawkPolyboroides typus
43/European Honey-buzzard/Pernis apivorus
44African Cuckoo-HawkAviceda cuculoides
45White-headed VultureTrigonoceps occipitalis
46White-backed VultureGyps africanus
47BateleurTerathopius ecaudatus
48Black-chested Snake-EagleCircaetus pectoralis
49Brown Snake-EagleCircaetus cinereus
50Bat HawkMacheiramphus alcinus
51Crowned EagleStephanoaetus coronatus
52Martial EaglePolemaetus bellicosus
53|Wahlberg's Eagle|Hieraaetus wahlbergi
54Tawny EagleAquila rapax
55Verreaux's EagleAquila verreauxii
56African Hawk-EagleAquila spilogaster
57Lizard BuzzardKaupifalco monogrammicus
58Gabar GoshawkMicronisus gabar
59African GoshawkAccipiter toussenelii
60ShikraAccipiter badius
61Little SparrowhawkAccipiter minullus
62/Black Kite/Milvus migrans
63African Fish-EagleIcthyophaga vocifer
64/Common Buzzard/Buteo buteo
65Augur BuzzardButeo augur

Barn-Owls: Tytonidae

66Barn OwlTyto alba

Owls: Strigidae

67Spotted Eagle-OwlBubo africanus
68Verreaux's Eagle-OwlKetupa lactea

Mousebirds: Coliidae

69Red-faced MousebirdUrocolius indicus

Woodhoopoes and Scimitarbills: Phoeniculidae

70Green WoodhoopoePhoeniculus purpureus
71Common ScimitarbillRhinopomastus cyanomelas

Hornbills: Bucerotidae

72Crowned HornbillLophoceros alboterminatus
73Bradfield's HornbillLophoceros bradfieldi
74Southern Red-billed HornbillTockus rufirostris
75Trumpeter HornbillBycanistes bucinator

Kingfishers: Alcedinidae

76African Pygmy KingfisherIspidina picta
77Brown-hooded KingfisherHalcyon albiventris
78Giant KingfisherMegaceryle maxima
79Pied KingfisherCeryle rudis

Bee-eaters: Meropidae

80White-fronted Bee-eaterMerops bullockoides
81Blue-breasted Bee-eaterMerops variegatus
82Swallow-tailed Bee-eaterMerops hirundineus
83/European Bee-eater/Merops apiaster
84(Southern Carmine Bee-eater)Merops nubicoides

Rollers: Coraciidae

85Lilac-breasted RollerCoracias caudatus

African Barbets: Lybiidae

86Yellow-fronted TinkerbirdPogoniulus chrysoconus
87Black-collared BarbetLybius torquatus

Honeyguides: Indicatoridae

88Lesser HoneyguideIndicator minor
89Greater HoneyguideIndicator indicator

Woodpeckers: Picidae

90Cardinal WoodpeckerDendropicos fuscescens
91Golden-tailed WoodpeckerCampethera abingoni

Falcons and Caracaras: Falconidae

92Dickinson's KestrelFalco dickinsoni
93Red-necked FalconFalco chicquera
94|Sooty Falcon|Falco concolor
95/Eurasian Hobby/Falco subbuteo
96Lanner FalconFalco biarmicus
97Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus
98Taita FalconFalco fasciinucha

Parrots: Psittacidae

99Meyer's ParrotPoicephalus meyeri

Cuckooshrikes: Campephagidae

100Black CuckooshrikeCampephaga flava

Wattle-eyes and Batises: Platysteiridae

101Chinspot BatisBatis molitor

Bushshrikes: Malaconotidae

102BrubruNilaus afer
103Black-backed PuffbackDryoscopus cubla
104Brown-crowned TchagraTchagra australis
105Tropical BoubouLaniarius major
106Gray-headed BushshrikeMalaconotus blanchoti

Drongos: Dicruridae

107Fork-tailed DrongoDicrurus adsimilis

Monarch Flycatchers: Monarchidae

108African Paradise-FlycatcherTerpsiphone viridis

Crows, Jays, and Magpies: Corvidae

109Pied CrowCorvus albus
110White-necked RavenCorvus albicollis

Tits, Chickadees, and Titmice: Paridae

111Southern Black-TitMelaniparus niger

Larks: Alaudidae

112Monotonous LarkMirafra passerina
113Flappet LarkMirafra rufocinnamomea
114Red-capped LarkCalandrella cinerea

African Warblers: Macrosphenidae

115Cape CrombecSylvietta rufescens

Cisticolas and Allies: Cisticolidae

116Green-backed CamaropteraCamaroptera brachyura
117Yellow-breasted ApalisApalis flavida
118Tawny-flanked PriniaPrinia subflava
119Rock-loving CisticolaCisticola aberrans

Swallows: Hirundinidae

120Gray-rumped SwallowPseudhirundo griseopyga
121Rock MartinPtyonoprogne fuligula
122/Barn Swallow/Hirundo rustica
123Wire-tailed SwallowHirundo smithii
124/Western House-Martin/Delichon urbicum
125Lesser Striped SwallowCecropis abyssinica

Bulbuls: Pycnonotidae

126Yellow-bellied GreenbulChlorocichla flaviventris
127Terrestrial BrownbulPhyllastrephus terrestris
128Common BulbulPycnonotus barbatus

Leaf Warblers: Phylloscopidae

129/Willow Warbler/Phylloscopus trochilus

White-eyes, Yuhinas, and Allies: Zosteropidae

130Southern Yellow White-eyeZosterops anderssoni

Starlings: Sturnidae

131Violet-backed StarlingCinnyricinclus leucogaster
132Red-winged StarlingOnychognathus morio
133Meves's StarlingLamprotornis mevesii

Thrushes and Allies: Turdidae

134Kurrichane ThrushTurdus libonyana

Old World Flycatchers: Muscicapidae

135|Spotted Flycatcher|Muscicapa striata
136Ashy FlycatcherFraseria caerulescens
137Bearded Scrub-RobinCercotrichas quadrivirgata
138Red-backed Scrub-RobinCercotrichas leucophrys
139White-browed Robin-ChatCossypha heuglini
140Mocking Cliff-ChatThamnolaea cinnamomeiventris
141Familiar ChatOenanthe familiaris

Sunbirds and Spiderhunters: Nectariniidae

142Scarlet-chested SunbirdChalcomitra senegalensis
143White-breasted SunbirdCinnyris talatala

Weavers and Allies: Ploceidae

144White-browed Sparrow-WeaverPlocepasser mahali
145Holub's Golden-WeaverPloceus xanthops
146Southern Masked-WeaverPloceus velatus
147<Red-billed Quelea>Quelea quelea

Waxbills and Allies: Estrildidae

148Common WaxbillEstrilda astrild
149<Cut-throat>Amadina fasciata
150Southern CordonbleuUraeginthus angolensis
151Green-winged PytiliaPytilia melba
152Peters's TwinspotHypargos niveoguttatus
153Red-billed FirefinchLagonosticta senegala
154Jameson's FirefinchLagonosticta rhodopareia

Old World Sparrows: Passeridae

155Southern Gray-headed SparrowPasser diffusus
156Yellow-throated Bush SparrowGymnornis superciliaris

Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae

157Cape WagtailMotacilla capensis
158Mountain WagtailMotacilla clara
159African Pied WagtailMotacilla aguimp
160Striped PipitAnthus lineiventris

Finches, Euphonias, and Allies: Fringillidae

161Yellow-fronted CanaryCrithagra mozambicus

Old World Buntings: Emberizidae

162Cinnamon-breasted BuntingEmberiza tahapisi
163Golden-breasted BuntingEmberiza flaviventris


 *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 Visitor13
\\Austral Visitor1
##Non-breeding Dispersal0
()Breeding Season Only2


NTNear Threatened3
CRCritically Endangered2

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.