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Kenya Bird Checklist

Written by  Apr 07, 2014
Country or region: Kenya
Number of species: 1116
Number of endemics: 8
Number of globally threatened species: 34
Number of introduced species: 3
 

STRUTHIONIFORMES: Struthionidae

Ostrich Struthio camelus  

 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae

White-faced Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna viduata  
Fulvous Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna bicolor  
White-backed Duck Thalassornis leuconotus  
Comb Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos  
Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca  
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea Rare/Accidental
Spur-winged Goose Plectropterus gambensis  
African Pygmy-Goose Nettapus auritus  
African Black Duck Anas sparsa  
Gadwall Anas strepera  
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope  
Yellow-billed Duck Anas undulata  
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Rare/Accidental
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata  
Red-billed Duck Anas erythrorhyncha  
Northern Pintail Anas acuta  
Hottentot Teal Anas hottentota  
Garganey Anas querquedula  
Green-winged Teal Anas crecca  
Cape Teal Anas capensis  
Southern Pochard Netta erythrophthalma  
Common Pochard Aythya ferina Rare/Accidental
Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca Near-threatened
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula  
Maccoa Duck Oxyura maccoa Near-threatened

 
GALLIFORMES: Numididae

Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris  
Crested Guineafowl Guttera pucherani  
Vulturine Guineafowl Acryllium vulturinum  

 
GALLIFORMES: Odontophoridae

Stone Partridge Ptilopachus petrosus  

 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae

Coqui Francolin Francolinus coqui  
Crested Francolin Francolinus sephaena  
Ring-necked Francolin Francolinus streptophorus Near-threatened
Red-winged Francolin Francolinus levaillantii  
Moorland Francolin Francolinus psilolaemus  
Shelley's Francolin Francolinus shelleyi  
Orange River Francolin Francolinus levaillantoides  
Scaly Francolin Francolinus squamatus  
Hildebrandt's Francolin Francolinus hildebrandti  
Yellow-necked Francolin Francolinus leucoscepus  
Red-necked Francolin Francolinus afer  
Jackson's Francolin Francolinus jacksoni Endemic
Chestnut-naped Francolin Francolinus castaneicollis  
Common Quail Coturnix coturnix  
Harlequin Quail Coturnix delegorguei  
Blue Quail Coturnix adansonii  

 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae

Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis  
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus  
Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis  

 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae

Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus  
Lesser Flamingo Phoenicopterus minor Near-threatened

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Diomedeidae

White-capped Albatross Thalassarche cauta Rare/Accidental
Black-browed Albatross Thalassarche melanophris Rare/Accidental

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae

Cape Petrel Daption capense Rare/Accidental
Antarctic Prion Pachyptila desolata Rare/Accidental
Slender-billed Prion Pachyptila belcheri Rare/Accidental
Jouanin's Petrel Bulweria fallax Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
White-chinned Petrel Procellaria aequinoctialis Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Wedge-tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus Rare/Accidental
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Tropical Shearwater Puffinus bailloni  

 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae

Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus  
Black-bellied Storm-Petrel Fregetta tropica Rare/Accidental
Leach's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa Rare/Accidental
Matsudaira's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma matsudairae Rare/Accidental Data deficient

 
PHAETHONTIFORMES: Phaethontidae

White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus  

 
CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae

African Openbill Anastomus lamelligerus  
Black Stork Ciconia nigra  
Abdim's Stork Ciconia abdimii  
Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus  
White Stork Ciconia ciconia  
Saddle-billed Stork Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis  
Marabou Stork Leptoptilos crumenifer  
Yellow-billed Stork Mycteria ibis  

 
SULIFORMES: Fregatidae

Great Frigatebird Fregata minor Rare/Accidental
Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel Rare/Accidental

 
SULIFORMES: Sulidae

Masked Booby Sula dactylatra  
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster  
Red-footed Booby Sula sula Rare/Accidental

 
SULIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae

Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo  
Long-tailed Cormorant Phalacrocorax africanus  

 
SULIFORMES: Anhingidae

African Darter Anhinga rufa  

 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae

Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus  
Pink-backed Pelican Pelecanus rufescens  

 
PELECANIFORMES: Balaenicipitidae

Shoebill Balaeniceps rex Rare/Accidental Vulnerable

 
PELECANIFORMES: Scopidae

Hamerkop Scopus umbretta  

 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae

Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus  
Dwarf Bittern Ixobrychus sturmii  
Gray Heron Ardea cinerea  
Black-headed Heron Ardea melanocephala  
Goliath Heron Ardea goliath  
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea  
Great Egret Ardea alba  
Intermediate Egret Mesophoyx intermedia  
Little Egret Egretta garzetta  
Western Reef-Heron Egretta gularis  
Black Heron Egretta ardesiaca  
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis  
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides  
Madagascar Pond-Heron Ardeola idae Endangered
Rufous-bellied Heron Ardeola rufiventris  
Striated Heron Butorides striata  
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax  
White-backed Night-Heron Gorsachius leuconotus  

 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae

Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus  
Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus  
Olive Ibis Bostrychia olivacea  
Hadada Ibis Bostrychia hagedash  
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia  
African Spoonbill Platalea alba  

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Sagittariidae

Secretary-bird Sagittarius serpentarius Vulnerable

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae

Osprey Pandion haliaetus  

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae

Black-shouldered Kite Elanus caeruleus  
Scissor-tailed Kite Chelictinia riocourii  
African Harrier-Hawk Polyboroides typus  
Palm-nut Vulture Gypohierax angolensis  
Lammergeier Gypaetus barbatus  
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus Endangered
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus  
African Cuckoo-Hawk Aviceda cuculoides  
White-headed Vulture Trigonoceps occipitalis Vulnerable
Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotus  
Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monachus Endangered
White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus Endangered
Rueppell's Griffon Gyps rueppellii Endangered
Eurasian Griffon Gyps fulvus Rare/Accidental
Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus Near-threatened
Short-toed Eagle Circaetus gallicus Rare/Accidental
Beaudouin's Snake-Eagle Circaetus beaudouini Vulnerable
Black-breasted Snake-Eagle Circaetus pectoralis  
Brown Snake-Eagle Circaetus cinereus  
Fasciated Snake-Eagle Circaetus fasciolatus Near-threatened
Banded Snake-Eagle Circaetus cinerascens  
Bat Hawk Macheiramphus alcinus  
Crowned Hawk-Eagle Stephanoaetus coronatus Near-threatened
Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus Near-threatened
Long-crested Eagle Lophaetus occipitalis  
Lesser Spotted Eagle Clanga pomarina  
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga Vulnerable
Wahlberg's Eagle Hieraaetus wahlbergi  
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus  
Ayres's Hawk-Eagle Hieraaetus ayresii  
Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax  
Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis  
Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca Vulnerable
Cassin's Hawk-Eagle Aquila africana  
Verreaux's Eagle Aquila verreauxii  
African Hawk-Eagle Aquila spilogaster  
Lizard Buzzard Kaupifalco monogrammicus  
Dark Chanting-Goshawk Melierax metabates  
Eastern Chanting-Goshawk Melierax poliopterus  
Gabar Goshawk Micronisus gabar  
Grasshopper Buzzard Butastur rufipennis  
Eurasian Marsh-Harrier Circus aeruginosus  
African Marsh-Harrier Circus ranivorus  
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Near-threatened
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus  
African Goshawk Accipiter tachiro  
Shikra Accipiter badius  
Levant Sparrowhawk Accipiter brevipes Rare/Accidental
Little Sparrowhawk Accipiter minullus  
Ovampo Sparrowhawk Accipiter ovampensis  
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus Rare/Accidental
Rufous-chested Sparrowhawk Accipiter rufiventris  
Black Goshawk Accipiter melanoleucus  
Black Kite Milvus migrans  
African Fish-Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer  
Common Buzzard Buteo buteo  
Mountain Buzzard Buteo oreophilus  
Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus  
Augur Buzzard Buteo augur  

 
OTIDIFORMES: Otididae

Arabian Bustard Ardeotis arabs Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Kori Bustard Ardeotis kori  
Stanley Bustard Neotis denhami Near-threatened
Heuglin's Bustard Neotis heuglinii  
White-bellied Bustard Eupodotis senegalensis  
Buff-crested Bustard Eupodotis gindiana  
Black-bellied Bustard Lissotis melanogaster  
Hartlaub's Bustard Lissotis hartlaubii  

 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

Corn Crake Crex crex  
African Rail Rallus caerulescens  
African Crake Crecopsis egregia  
Black Crake Amaurornis flavirostra  
Baillon's Crake Porzana pusilla  
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana  
Striped Crake Aenigmatolimnas marginalis  
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio  
Allen's Gallinule Porphyrio alleni  
Eurasian Moorhen Gallinula chloropus  
Lesser Moorhen Gallinula angulata  
Red-knobbed Coot Fulica cristata  

 
GRUIFORMES: Sarothruridae

White-spotted Flufftail Sarothrura pulchra  
Buff-spotted Flufftail Sarothrura elegans  
Red-chested Flufftail Sarothrura rufa  
Streaky-breasted Flufftail Sarothrura boehmi  
Striped Flufftail Sarothrura affinis  

 
GRUIFORMES: Heliornithidae

African Finfoot Podica senegalensis  

 
GRUIFORMES: Gruidae

Gray Crowned-Crane Balearica regulorum Endangered
Black Crowned-Crane Balearica pavonina Vulnerable
Demoiselle Crane Anthropoides virgo Rare/Accidental
Common Crane Grus grus Rare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae

Water Thick-knee Burhinus vermiculatus  
Eurasian Thick-knee Burhinus oedicnemus Rare/Accidental
Senegal Thick-knee Burhinus senegalensis  
Spotted Thick-knee Burhinus capensis  

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Pluvianidae

Egyptian Plover Pluvianus aegyptius Rare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae

Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus  
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta  

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae

Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus  

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae

Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola  
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva  
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus Rare/Accidental
Long-toed Lapwing Vanellus crassirostris  
Blacksmith Plover Vanellus armatus  
Spur-winged Plover Vanellus spinosus  
Black-headed Lapwing Vanellus tectus  
Senegal Lapwing Vanellus lugubris  
Black-winged Lapwing Vanellus melanopterus  
Crowned Lapwing Vanellus coronatus  
Wattled Lapwing Vanellus senegallus  
Brown-chested Lapwing Vanellus superciliosus  
Lesser Sand-Plover Charadrius mongolus  
Greater Sand-Plover Charadrius leschenaultii  
Caspian Plover Charadrius asiaticus  
Kittlitz's Plover Charadrius pecuarius  
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus  
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula  
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius  
Three-banded Plover Charadrius tricollaris  
White-fronted Plover Charadrius marginatus  
Chestnut-banded Plover Charadrius pallidus Near-threatened

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Rostratulidae

Greater Painted-Snipe Rostratula benghalensis  

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae

Lesser Jacana Microparra capensis  
African Jacana Actophilornis africanus  

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus  
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos  
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius Rare/Accidental
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus  
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus  
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia  
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis  
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola  
Common Redshank Tringa totanus  
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus  
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Near-threatened
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Near-threatened
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica  
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres  
Red Knot Calidris canutus Rare/Accidental
Ruff Calidris pugnax  
Broad-billed Sandpiper Calidris falcinellus  
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea  
Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii  
Long-toed Stint Calidris subminuta Rare/Accidental
Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis Rare/Accidental
Sanderling Calidris alba  
Dunlin Calidris alpina Rare/Accidental
Little Stint Calidris minuta  
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Calidris subruficollis Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos Rare/Accidental
Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus  
Great Snipe Gallinago media Near-threatened
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago  
Pin-tailed Snipe Gallinago stenura Rare/Accidental
African Snipe Gallinago nigripennis  
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus  
Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius Rare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Turnicidae

Small Buttonquail Turnix sylvaticus  
Hottentot Buttonquail Turnix hottentottus  
Quail-plover Ortyxelos meiffrenii  

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Dromadidae

Crab Plover Dromas ardeola  

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae

Cream-colored Courser Cursorius cursor Rare/Accidental
Somali Courser Cursorius somalensis  
Temminck's Courser Cursorius temminckii  
Double-banded Courser Smutsornis africanus  
Three-banded Courser Rhinoptilus cinctus  
Bronze-winged Courser Rhinoptilus chalcopterus  
Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola  
Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Madagascar Pratincole Glareola ocularis Vulnerable
Rock Pratincole Glareola nuchalis  

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae

Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus  
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus Rare/Accidental
Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus Rare/Accidental

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

Slender-billed Gull Chroicocephalus genei  
Gray-hooded Gull Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus  
Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus  
Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus Rare/Accidental
White-eyed Gull Ichthyaetus leucophthalmus Near-threatened
Sooty Gull Ichthyaetus hemprichii  
Pallas's Gull Ichthyaetus ichthyaetus  
Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans Rare/Accidental
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus  
Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus Rare/Accidental
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus  
Lesser Noddy Anous tenuirostris Rare/Accidental
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus  
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus  
Little Tern Sternula albifrons Rare/Accidental
Saunders's Tern Sternula saundersi  
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica  
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia  
Black Tern Chlidonias niger Rare/Accidental
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus  
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida  
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii  
Common Tern Sterna hirundo  
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea Rare/Accidental
White-cheeked Tern Sterna repressa  
Great Crested Tern Thalasseus bergii  
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis  
Lesser Crested Tern Thalasseus bengalensis  
African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris Near-threatened

 
PTEROCLIFORMES: Pteroclidae

Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles exustus  
Yellow-throated Sandgrouse Pterocles gutturalis  
Black-faced Sandgrouse Pterocles decoratus  
Lichtenstein's Sandgrouse Pterocles lichtensteinii  
Four-banded Sandgrouse Pterocles quadricinctus  

 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

Rock Pigeon Columba livia  
Speckled Pigeon Columba guinea  
Rameron Pigeon Columba arquatrix  
Delegorgue's Pigeon Columba delegorguei  
Lemon Dove Columba larvata  
European Turtle-Dove Streptopelia turtur Rare/Accidental
Dusky Turtle-Dove Streptopelia lugens  
White-winged Collared-Dove Streptopelia reichenowi Near-threatened
Mourning Collared-Dove Streptopelia decipiens  
Red-eyed Dove Streptopelia semitorquata  
Ring-necked Dove Streptopelia capicola  
Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis  
Emerald-spotted Wood-Dove Turtur chalcospilos  
Blue-spotted Wood-Dove Turtur afer  
Tambourine Dove Turtur tympanistria  
Namaqua Dove Oena capensis  
Bruce's Green-Pigeon Treron waalia  
African Green-Pigeon Treron calvus  

 
CUCULIFORMES: Musophagidae

Great Blue Turaco Corythaeola cristata  
Schalow's Turaco Tauraco schalowi  
Black-billed Turaco Tauraco schuettii  
White-crested Turaco Tauraco leucolophus  
Fischer's Turaco Tauraco fischeri Near-threatened
Hartlaub's Turaco Tauraco hartlaubi  
Purple-crested Turaco Tauraco porphyreolophus  
Ross's Turaco Musophaga rossae  
Bare-faced Go-away-bird Corythaixoides personatus  
White-bellied Go-away-bird Corythaixoides leucogaster  
Eastern Plantain-eater Crinifer zonurus  

 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae

Pied Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus  
Levaillant's Cuckoo Clamator levaillantii  
Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius  
Thick-billed Cuckoo Pachycoccyx audeberti  
Red-chested Cuckoo Cuculus solitarius  
Black Cuckoo Cuculus clamosus  
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus  
African Cuckoo Cuculus gularis  
Lesser Cuckoo Cuculus poliocephalus  
Madagascar Cuckoo Cuculus rochii  
Barred Long-tailed Cuckoo Cercococcyx montanus  
Klaas's Cuckoo Chrysococcyx klaas  
African Emerald Cuckoo Chrysococcyx cupreus  
Dideric Cuckoo Chrysococcyx caprius  
Yellowbill Ceuthmochares aereus  
Black Coucal Centropus grillii  
Blue-headed Coucal Centropus monachus  
Senegal Coucal Centropus senegalensis  
White-browed Coucal Centropus superciliosus  

 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae

African Grass-Owl Tyto capensis  
Barn Owl Tyto alba  

 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae

Sokoke Scops-Owl Otus ireneae Endangered
African Scops-Owl Otus senegalensis  
European Scops-Owl Otus scops  
Northern White-faced Owl Ptilopsis leucotis  
Southern White-faced Owl Ptilopsis granti  
Cape Eagle-Owl Bubo capensis  
Spotted Eagle-Owl Bubo africanus  
Grayish Eagle-Owl Bubo cinerascens  
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl Bubo lacteus  
Pel's Fishing-Owl Scotopelia peli  
Pearl-spotted Owlet Glaucidium perlatum  
Red-chested Owlet Glaucidium tephronotum  
African Barred Owlet Glaucidium capense  
African Wood-Owl Strix woodfordii  
African Long-eared Owl Asio abyssinicus  
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus Rare/Accidental
Marsh Owl Asio capensis  

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae

Pennant-winged Nightjar Caprimulgus vexillarius  
Standard-winged Nightjar Caprimulgus longipennis  
Eurasian Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus  
Sombre Nightjar Caprimulgus fraenatus  
Nubian Nightjar Caprimulgus nubicus  
Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar Caprimulgus donaldsoni  
Black-shouldered Nightjar Caprimulgus nigriscapularis Rare/Accidental
Fiery-necked Nightjar Caprimulgus pectoralis  
Abyssinian Nightjar Caprimulgus poliocephalus  
Swamp Nightjar Caprimulgus natalensis  
Plain Nightjar Caprimulgus inornatus  
Star-spotted Nightjar Caprimulgus stellatus  
Freckled Nightjar Caprimulgus tristigma  
Long-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus climacurus Rare/Accidental
Slender-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus clarus  
Square-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus fossii  

 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae

Mottled Spinetail Telacanthura ussheri  
Sabine's Spinetail Rhaphidura sabini  
Bat-like Spinetail Neafrapus boehmi Rare/Accidental
Scarce Swift Schoutedenapus myoptilus  
Alpine Swift Apus melba  
Mottled Swift Apus aequatorialis  
Common Swift Apus apus  
Nyanza Swift Apus niansae  
African Swift Apus barbatus Rare/Accidental
Forbes-Watson's Swift Apus berliozi  
Little Swift Apus affinis  
Horus Swift Apus horus  
White-rumped Swift Apus caffer  
African Palm-Swift Cypsiurus parvus  

 
COLIIFORMES: Coliidae

Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus  
White-headed Mousebird Colius leucocephalus  
Blue-naped Mousebird Urocolius macrourus  

 
TROGONIFORMES: Trogonidae

Narina Trogon Apaloderma narina  
Bar-tailed Trogon Apaloderma vittatum  

 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae

Half-collared Kingfisher Alcedo semitorquata  
Shining-blue Kingfisher Alcedo quadribrachys  
Malachite Kingfisher Corythornis cristatus  
African Pygmy-Kingfisher Ispidina picta  
Gray-headed Kingfisher Halcyon leucocephala  
Woodland Kingfisher Halcyon senegalensis  
Mangrove Kingfisher Halcyon senegaloides  
Blue-breasted Kingfisher Halcyon malimbica Rare/Accidental
Brown-hooded Kingfisher Halcyon albiventris  
Striped Kingfisher Halcyon chelicuti  
Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris  
Giant Kingfisher Megaceryle maximus  
Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis  

 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae

Blue-headed Bee-eater Merops muelleri  
White-fronted Bee-eater Merops bullockoides  
Little Bee-eater Merops pusillus  
Blue-breasted Bee-eater Merops variegatus  
Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater Merops oreobates  
Somali Bee-eater Merops revoilii  
White-throated Bee-eater Merops albicollis  
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus  
Madagascar Bee-eater Merops superciliosus  
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster  
Northern Carmine Bee-eater Merops nubicus  
Southern Carmine Bee-eater Merops nubicoides Rare/Accidental

 
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae

European Roller Coracias garrulus Near-threatened
Abyssinian Roller Coracias abyssinicus  
Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus  
Rufous-crowned Roller Coracias naevius  
Broad-billed Roller Eurystomus glaucurus  

 
CORACIIFORMES: Upupidae

Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops  

 
CORACIIFORMES: Phoeniculidae

Green Woodhoopoe Phoeniculus purpureus  
Violet Woodhoopoe Phoeniculus damarensis  
Black-billed Woodhoopoe Phoeniculus somaliensis  
White-headed Woodhoopoe Phoeniculus bollei  
Common Scimitar-bill Rhinopomastus cyanomelas  
Abyssinian Scimitar-bill Rhinopomastus minor  

 
CORACIIFORMES: Bucerotidae

Northern Red-billed Hornbill Tockus erythrorhynchus  
Eastern Yellow-billed Hornbill Tockus flavirostris  
Jackson's Hornbill Tockus jacksoni  
Von der Decken's Hornbill Tockus deckeni  
Crowned Hornbill Tockus alboterminatus  
Hemprich's Hornbill Tockus hemprichii  
African Gray Hornbill Tockus nasutus  
Trumpeter Hornbill Ceratogymna bucinator  
Silvery-cheeked Hornbill Ceratogymna brevis  
Black-and-white-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna subcylindrica  

 
CORACIIFORMES: Bucorvidae

Abyssinian Ground-Hornbill Bucorvus abyssinicus  
Southern Ground-Hornbill Bucorvus leadbeateri Vulnerable

 
PICIFORMES: Lybiidae

Yellow-billed Barbet Trachyphonus purpuratus  
Red-and-yellow Barbet Trachyphonus erythrocephalus  
D'Arnaud's Barbet Trachyphonus darnaudii  
Gray-throated Barbet Gymnobucco bonapartei  
White-eared Barbet Stactolaema leucotis  
Green Barbet Stactolaema olivacea  
Green Tinkerbird Pogoniulus simplex  
Moustached Tinkerbird Pogoniulus leucomystax  
Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird Pogoniulus bilineatus  
Red-fronted Tinkerbird Pogoniulus pusillus  
Yellow-fronted Tinkerbird Pogoniulus chrysoconus  
Yellow-spotted Barbet Buccanodon duchaillui  
Hairy-breasted Barbet Tricholaema hirsuta  
Red-fronted Barbet Tricholaema diademata  
Spot-flanked Barbet Tricholaema lacrymosa  
Black-throated Barbet Tricholaema melanocephala  
White-headed Barbet Lybius leucocephalus  
Black-billed Barbet Lybius guifsobalito  
Black-collared Barbet Lybius torquatus  
Brown-breasted Barbet Lybius melanopterus  
Double-toothed Barbet Lybius bidentatus  

 
PICIFORMES: Indicatoridae

Cassin's Honeyguide Prodotiscus insignis  
Green-backed Honeyguide Prodotiscus zambesiae  
Wahlberg's Honeyguide Prodotiscus regulus  
Pallid Honeyguide Indicator meliphilus  
Least Honeyguide Indicator exilis  
Thick-billed Honeyguide Indicator conirostris  
Lesser Honeyguide Indicator minor  
Scaly-throated Honeyguide Indicator variegatus  
Greater Honeyguide Indicator indicator  

 
PICIFORMES: Picidae

Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla  
Rufous-necked Wryneck Jynx ruficollis  
Nubian Woodpecker Campethera nubica  
Bennett's Woodpecker Campethera bennettii Rare/Accidental
Golden-tailed Woodpecker Campethera abingoni  
Mombasa Woodpecker Campethera mombassica  
Green-backed Woodpecker Campethera cailliautii  
Tullberg's Woodpecker Campethera tullbergi  
Buff-spotted Woodpecker Campethera nivosa  
Brown-eared Woodpecker Campethera caroli  
Speckle-breasted Woodpecker Dendropicos poecilolaemus  
Cardinal Woodpecker Dendropicos fuscescens  
Bearded Woodpecker Dendropicos namaquus  
Golden-crowned Woodpecker Dendropicos xantholophus  
Gray Woodpecker Dendropicos goertae  
Gray-headed Woodpecker Dendropicos spodocephalus  
Brown-backed Woodpecker Dendropicos obsoletus  

 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

Pygmy Falcon Polihierax semitorquatus  
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni  
Eurasian Kestrel Falco tinnunculus  
Greater Kestrel Falco rupicoloides  
Fox Kestrel Falco alopex  
Gray Kestrel Falco ardosiaceus  
Dickinson's Kestrel Falco dickinsoni  
Red-necked Falcon Falco chicquera  
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus Near-threatened
Amur Falcon Falco amurensis  
Eleonora's Falcon Falco eleonorae  
Sooty Falcon Falco concolor Near-threatened
Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo  
African Hobby Falco cuvierii  
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus  
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug Endangered
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus  
Barbary Falcon Falco pelegrinoides Rare/Accidental
Taita Falcon Falco fasciinucha Near-threatened

 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae

Red-headed Lovebird Agapornis pullarius  
Fischer's Lovebird Agapornis fischeri Near-threatened
Yellow-collared Lovebird Agapornis personatus Introduced species
Gray Parrot Psittacus erithacus  
Red-fronted Parrot Poicephalus gulielmi  
Meyer's Parrot Poicephalus meyeri  
Brown-headed Parrot Poicephalus cryptoxanthus  
Red-bellied Parrot Poicephalus rufiventris  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Calyptomenidae

African Broadbill Smithornis capensis  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Pittidae

African Pitta Pitta angolensis  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Platysteiridae

Brown-throated Wattle-eye Platysteira cyanea  
Black-throated Wattle-eye Platysteira peltata  
Chestnut Wattle-eye Platysteira castanea  
Jameson's Wattle-eye Platysteira jamesoni  
Yellow-bellied Wattle-eye Platysteira concreta  
Short-tailed Batis Batis mixta  
Chinspot Batis Batis molitor  
Pale Batis Batis soror  
Gray-headed Batis Batis orientalis  
Black-headed Batis Batis minor  
Pygmy Batis Batis perkeo  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Vangidae

White Helmetshrike Prionops plumatus  
Gray-crested Helmetshrike Prionops poliolophus Near-threatened
Retz's Helmetshrike Prionops retzii  
Chestnut-fronted Helmetshrike Prionops scopifrons  
African Shrike-flycatcher Megabyas flammulatus  
Black-and-white Shrike-flycatcher Bias musicus  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Malaconotidae

Brubru Nilaus afer  
Northern Puffback Dryoscopus gambensis  
Pringle's Puffback Dryoscopus pringlii  
Black-backed Puffback Dryoscopus cubla  
Pink-footed Puffback Dryoscopus angolensis  
Marsh Tchagra Tchagra minutus  
Black-crowned Tchagra Tchagra senegalus  
Brown-crowned Tchagra Tchagra australis  
Three-streaked Tchagra Tchagra jamesi  
Red-naped Bushshrike Laniarius ruficeps  
Luehder's Bushshrike Laniarius luehderi  
Tropical Boubou Laniarius aethiopicus  
Zanzibar Boubou Laniarius sublacteus  
Black-headed Gonolek Laniarius erythrogaster  
Papyrus Gonolek Laniarius mufumbiri Near-threatened
Slate-colored Boubou Laniarius funebris  
Sooty Boubou Laniarius leucorhynchus Rare/Accidental
Rosy-patched Bushshrike Rhodophoneus cruentus  
Gray-green Bushshrike Telophorus bocagei  
Sulphur-breasted Bushshrike Telophorus sulfureopectus  
Black-fronted Bushshrike Telophorus nigrifrons  
Four-colored Bushshrike Telophorus viridis  
Doherty's Bushshrike Telophorus dohertyi  
Gray-headed Bushshrike Malaconotus blanchoti  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Campephagidae

Gray Cuckooshrike Coracina caesia  
White-breasted Cuckooshrike Coracina pectoralis  
Black Cuckooshrike Campephaga flava  
Petit's Cuckooshrike Campephaga petiti  
Red-shouldered Cuckooshrike Campephaga phoenicea  
Purple-throated Cuckooshrike Campephaga quiscalina  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Laniidae

Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio  
Red-tailed Shrike Lanius phoenicuroides  
Isabelline Shrike Lanius isabellinus Rare/Accidental
Southern Gray Shrike Lanius meridionalis Rare/Accidental
Lesser Gray Shrike Lanius minor  
Gray-backed Fiscal Lanius excubitorius  
Long-tailed Fiscal Lanius cabanisi  
Taita Fiscal Lanius dorsalis  
Somali Fiscal Lanius somalicus  
Mackinnon's Shrike Lanius mackinnoni  
Northern Fiscal Lanius humeralis  
Masked Shrike Lanius nubicus Rare/Accidental
Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator  
Yellow-billed Shrike Corvinella corvina  
Magpie Shrike Corvinella melanoleuca  
White-rumped Shrike Eurocephalus rueppelli  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Oriolidae

Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus  
African Golden Oriole Oriolus auratus  
Green-headed Oriole Oriolus chlorocephalus  
Western Black-headed Oriole Oriolus brachyrhynchus  
African Black-headed Oriole Oriolus larvatus  
Black-tailed Oriole Oriolus percivali  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Dicruridae

Square-tailed Drongo Dicrurus ludwigii  
Fork-tailed Drongo Dicrurus adsimilis  
Velvet-mantled Drongo Dicrurus modestus  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Monarchidae

African Crested-Flycatcher Trochocercus cyanomelas  
Black-headed Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone rufiventer  
African Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone viridis  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae

Piapiac Ptilostomus afer  
House Crow Corvus splendens Introduced species
Cape Crow Corvus capensis  
Pied Crow Corvus albus  
Somali Crow Corvus edithae  
Fan-tailed Raven Corvus rhipidurus  
White-necked Raven Corvus albicollis  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Nicatoridae

Yellow-spotted Nicator Nicator chloris Rare/Accidental
Eastern Nicator Nicator gularis  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Alaudidae

Singing Bushlark Mirafra cantillans  
White-tailed Lark Mirafra albicauda  
Williams's Lark Mirafra williamsi Endemic Data deficient
Friedmann's Lark Mirafra pulpa Data deficient
Red-winged Lark Mirafra hypermetra  
Rufous-naped Lark Mirafra africana  
Flappet Lark Mirafra rufocinnamomea  
Collared Lark Mirafra collaris  
Gillett's Lark Mirafra gilletti  
Pink-breasted Lark Calendulauda poecilosterna  
Foxy Lark Calendulauda alopex  
Chestnut-backed Sparrow-Lark Eremopterix leucotis  
Chestnut-headed Sparrow-Lark Eremopterix signatus  
Fischer's Sparrow-Lark Eremopterix leucopareia  
Greater Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla Rare/Accidental
Red-capped Lark Calandrella cinerea  
Somali Short-toed Lark Calandrella somalica  
Masked Lark Spizocorys personata  
Short-tailed Lark Pseudalaemon fremantlii  
Crested Lark Galerida cristata  
Thekla Lark Galerida theklae  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae

Plain Martin Riparia paludicola  
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia  
Banded Martin Riparia cincta  
Mascarene Martin Phedina borbonica Rare/Accidental
Rock Martin Ptyonoprogne fuligula  
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica  
Ethiopian Swallow Hirundo aethiopica  
Angola Swallow Hirundo angolensis  
Wire-tailed Swallow Hirundo smithii  
Blue Swallow Hirundo atrocaerulea Vulnerable
Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica  
Lesser Striped-Swallow Cecropis abyssinica  
Rufous-chested Swallow Cecropis semirufa  
Mosque Swallow Cecropis senegalensis  
South African Swallow Petrochelidon spilodera Rare/Accidental
Common House-Martin Delichon urbicum  
White-headed Sawwing Psalidoprocne albiceps  
Black Sawwing Psalidoprocne pristoptera  
Gray-rumped Swallow Pseudhirundo griseopyga  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Stenostiridae

African Blue-Flycatcher Elminia longicauda  
Dusky Crested-Flycatcher Elminia nigromitrata  
White-tailed Crested-Flycatcher Elminia albonotata  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Paridae

White-shouldered Black-Tit Melaniparus guineensis  
White-bellied Tit Melaniparus albiventris  
Dusky Tit Melaniparus funereus  
Red-throated Tit Melaniparus fringillinus  
Somali Tit Melaniparus thruppi  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Remizidae

Mouse-colored Penduline-Tit Anthoscopus musculus  
African Penduline-Tit Anthoscopus caroli  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Certhiidae

African Spotted-Creeper Salpornis salvadori  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Pycnonotidae

Sombre Greenbul Andropadus importunus  
Slender-billed Greenbul Stelgidillas gracilirostris  
Common Bristlebill Bleda syndactylus  
Shelley's Greenbul Arizelocichla masukuensis  
Eastern Mountain-Greenbul Arizelocichla nigriceps  
Stripe-cheeked Greenbul Arizelocichla milanjensis  
Yellow-bellied Greenbul Chlorocichla flaviventris  
Joyful Greenbul Chlorocichla laetissima  
Honeyguide Greenbul Baeopogon indicator  
Yellow-throated Greenbul Atimastillas flavicollis  
Gray Greenbul Eurillas gracilis  
Ansorge's Greenbul Eurillas ansorgei  
Plain Greenbul Eurillas curvirostris  
Yellow-whiskered Greenbul Eurillas latirostris  
Little Greenbul Eurillas virens  
Terrestrial Brownbul Phyllastrephus terrestris  
Northern Brownbul Phyllastrephus strepitans  
Gray-olive Greenbul Phyllastrephus cerviniventris  
Toro Olive-Greenbul Phyllastrephus hypochloris  
Fischer's Greenbul Phyllastrephus fischeri  
Cabanis's Greenbul Phyllastrephus cabanisi  
Tiny Greenbul Phyllastrephus debilis  
Common Bulbul Pycnonotus barbatus  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Macrosphenidae

Green Crombec Sylvietta virens  
White-browed Crombec Sylvietta leucophrys  
Northern Crombec Sylvietta brachyura  
Red-faced Crombec Sylvietta whytii  
Somali Crombec Sylvietta isabellina  
Moustached Grass-Warbler Melocichla mentalis  
Kretschmer's Longbill Macrosphenus kretschmeri  
Green Hylia Hylia prasina  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cettiidae

Yellow Flycatcher Erythrocercus holochlorus  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Phylloscopidae

Yellow-throated Wood-Warbler Phylloscopus ruficapilla  
Uganda Wood-Warbler Phylloscopus budongoensis  
Brown Woodland-Warbler Phylloscopus umbrovirens  
Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus  
Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita  
Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Acrocephalidae

Papyrus Yellow-Warbler Calamonastides gracilirostris Vulnerable
Eastern Olivaceous Warbler Iduna pallida  
African Yellow-Warbler Iduna natalensis  
Mountain Yellow-Warbler Iduna similis  
Upcher's Warbler Hippolais languida  
Olive-tree Warbler Hippolais olivetorum  
Melodious Warbler Hippolais polyglotta Rare/Accidental
Icterine Warbler Hippolais icterina  
Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus  
Marsh Warbler Acrocephalus palustris  
Eurasian Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus  
African Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus baeticatus  
Basra Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus griseldis Endangered
Lesser Swamp-Warbler Acrocephalus gracilirostris  
Greater Swamp-Warbler Acrocephalus rufescens  
Great Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Locustellidae

Fan-tailed Grassbird Schoenicola brevirostris  
Evergreen-forest Warbler Bradypterus lopezi  
Cinnamon Bracken-Warbler Bradypterus cinnamomeus  
Little Rush-Warbler Bradypterus baboecala  
White-winged Swamp-Warbler Bradypterus carpalis  
Eurasian River Warbler Locustella fluviatilis  
Savi's Warbler Locustella luscinioides Rare/Accidental
Common Grasshopper-Warbler Locustella naevia Rare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cisticolidae

Black-collared Apalis Apalis pulchra  
Bar-throated Apalis Apalis thoracica  
Black-throated Apalis Apalis jacksoni  
White-winged Apalis Apalis chariessa Vulnerable
Yellow-breasted Apalis Apalis flavida  
Buff-throated Apalis Apalis rufogularis  
Chestnut-throated Apalis Apalis porphyrolaema  
Black-headed Apalis Apalis melanocephala  
Gray Apalis Apalis cinerea  
Brown-headed Apalis Apalis alticola  
Karamoja Apalis Apalis karamojae Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Green-backed Camaroptera Camaroptera brachyura  
Olive-green Camaroptera Camaroptera chloronota  
Red-fronted Warbler Urorhipis rufifrons  
Miombo Wren-Warbler Calamonastes undosus  
Gray Wren-Warbler Calamonastes simplex  
White-chinned Prinia Schistolais leucopogon  
Cricket Longtail Spiloptila clamans  
Red-faced Cisticola Cisticola erythrops  
Singing Cisticola Cisticola cantans  
Whistling Cisticola Cisticola lateralis  
Trilling Cisticola Cisticola woosnami  
Chubb's Cisticola Cisticola chubbi  
Hunter's Cisticola Cisticola hunteri  
Boran Cisticola Cisticola bodessa  
Rattling Cisticola Cisticola chiniana  
Ashy Cisticola Cisticola cinereolus  
Red-pate Cisticola Cisticola ruficeps  
Wailing Cisticola Cisticola lais  
Tana River Cisticola Cisticola restrictus Endemic Data deficient
Winding Cisticola Cisticola galactotes  
Carruthers's Cisticola Cisticola carruthersi  
Tinkling Cisticola Cisticola tinniens  
Stout Cisticola Cisticola robustus  
Croaking Cisticola Cisticola natalensis  
Aberdare Cisticola Cisticola aberdare Endemic Endangered
Tabora Cisticola Cisticola angusticauda  
Siffling Cisticola Cisticola brachypterus  
Foxy Cisticola Cisticola troglodytes  
Tiny Cisticola Cisticola nana  
Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis  
Desert Cisticola Cisticola aridulus  
Black-necked Cisticola Cisticola eximius  
Pectoral-patch Cisticola Cisticola brunnescens  
Wing-snapping Cisticola Cisticola ayresii  
Gray-capped Warbler Eminia lepida  
Black-faced Rufous-Warbler Bathmocercus rufus  
Buff-bellied Warbler Phyllolais pulchella  
Tawny-flanked Prinia Prinia subflava  
Pale Prinia Prinia somalica  
River Prinia Prinia fluviatilis  
Banded Prinia Prinia bairdii  
Red-winged Prinia Prinia erythroptera  
Yellow-vented Eremomela Eremomela flavicrissalis  
Yellow-bellied Eremomela Eremomela icteropygialis  
Green-backed Eremomela Eremomela canescens  
Greencap Eremomela Eremomela scotops  
Turner's Eremomela Eremomela turneri Endangered

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sylvidae

African Hill Babbler Sylvia abyssinica  
Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla  
Garden Warbler Sylvia borin  
Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria  
Banded Warbler Sylvia boehmi  
Brown Warbler Sylvia lugens  
Greater Whitethroat Sylvia communis  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Zosteropidae

African Yellow White-eye Zosterops senegalensis  
Broad-ringed White-eye Zosterops poliogastrus  
White-breasted White-eye Zosterops abyssinicus  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Pellorneidae

Brown Illadopsis Illadopsis fulvescens  
Pale-breasted Illadopsis Illadopsis rufipennis  
Mountain Illadopsis Illadopsis pyrrhoptera  
Scaly-breasted Illadopsis Illadopsis albipectus  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Leiothrichidae

Scaly Chatterer Turdoides aylmeri  
Rufous Chatterer Turdoides rubiginosa  
Black-lored Babbler Turdoides sharpei  
Scaly Babbler Turdoides squamulata  
Northern Pied-Babbler Turdoides hypoleuca  
Hinde's Pied-Babbler Turdoides hindei Endemic Vulnerable
Brown Babbler Turdoides plebejus  
Arrow-marked Babbler Turdoides jardineii  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Promeropidae

Gray-chested Illadopsis Kakamega poliothorax  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Hyliotidae

Yellow-bellied Hyliota Hyliota flavigaster  
Southern Hyliota Hyliota australis  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Muscicapidae

Silverbird Empidornis semipartitus  
Pale Flycatcher Bradornis pallidus  
Grayish Flycatcher Bradornis microrhynchus  
White-eyed Slaty-Flycatcher Melaenornis fischeri  
Northern Black-Flycatcher Melaenornis edolioides  
Southern Black-Flycatcher Melaenornis pammelaina  
Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata  
Gambaga Flycatcher Muscicapa gambagae  
Swamp Flycatcher Muscicapa aquatica  
Chapin's Flycatcher Muscicapa lendu Vulnerable
Dusky-brown Flycatcher Muscicapa adusta  
Ashy Flycatcher Muscicapa caerulescens  
Gray Tit-Flycatcher Myioparus plumbeus  
Bearded Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas quadrivirgata  
Rufous-tailed Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas galactotes  
Brown-backed Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas hartlaubi  
Red-backed Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas leucophrys  
Cape Robin-Chat Cossypha caffra  
Blue-shouldered Robin-Chat Cossypha cyanocampter  
Gray-winged Robin-Chat Cossypha polioptera  
Rueppell's Robin-Chat Cossypha semirufa  
White-browed Robin-Chat Cossypha heuglini  
Red-capped Robin-Chat Cossypha natalensis  
Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat Cossypha niveicapilla  
Collared Palm-Thrush Cichladusa arquata  
Spotted Morning-Thrush Cichladusa guttata  
White-starred Robin Pogonocichla stellata  
Brown-chested Alethe Pseudalethe poliocephala  
Forest Robin Stiphrornis erythrothorax  
Equatorial Akalat Sheppardia aequatorialis  
East Coast Akalat Sheppardia gunningi Near-threatened
White-throated Robin Irania gutturalis  
Thrush Nightingale Luscinia luscinia  
Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos  
European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca Rare/Accidental
Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis Rare/Accidental
Semicollared Flycatcher Ficedula semitorquata Near-threatened
Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus  
Little Rock-Thrush Monticola rufocinereus  
Rufous-tailed Rock-Thrush Monticola saxatilis  
Whinchat Saxicola rubetra  
African Stonechat Saxicola torquatus  
Northern Anteater-Chat Myrmecocichla aethiops  
Sooty Chat Myrmecocichla nigra  
Mocking Cliff-Chat Thamnolaea cinnamomeiventris  
Familiar Chat Cercomela familiaris  
Brown-tailed Chat Cercomela scotocerca  
Moorland Chat Cercomela sordida  
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe  
Mourning Wheatear Oenanthe lugens  
Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka  
Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica Rare/Accidental
Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti Rare/Accidental
Capped Wheatear Oenanthe pileata  
Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina  
Heuglin's Wheatear Oenanthe heuglini  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae

Red-tailed Ant-Thrush Neocossyphus rufus  
White-tailed Ant-Thrush Neocossyphus poensis  
Spotted Ground-Thrush Geokichla guttata Endangered
Abyssinian Ground-Thrush Geokichla piaggiae  
Orange Ground-Thrush Geokichla gurneyi  
Taita Thrush Turdus helleri Endemic Critically endangered
Abyssinian Thrush Turdus abyssinicus  
African Thrush Turdus pelios  
African Bare-eyed Thrush Turdus tephronotus  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sturnidae

Rosy Starling Pastor roseus Rare/Accidental
Wattled Starling Creatophora cinerea  
Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis chalybaeus  
Lesser Blue-eared Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis chloropterus  
Bronze-tailed Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis chalcurus  
Splendid Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis splendidus  
Purple Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis purpureus  
Rueppell's Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis purpuroptera  
Golden-breasted Starling Lamprotornis regius  
Black-bellied Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis corruscus  
Superb Starling Lamprotornis superbus  
Hildebrandt's Starling Lamprotornis hildebrandti  
Shelley's Starling Lamprotornis shelleyi  
Violet-backed Starling Cinnyricinclus leucogaster  
Fischer's Starling Spreo fischeri  
White-crowned Starling Spreo albicapillus  
Red-winged Starling Onychognathus morio  
Slender-billed Starling Onychognathus tenuirostris  
Waller's Starling Onychognathus walleri  
Bristle-crowned Starling Onychognathus salvadorii  
Stuhlmann's Starling Poeoptera stuhlmanni  
Kenrick's Starling Poeoptera kenricki  
Sharpe's Starling Pholia sharpii  
Abbott's Starling Pholia femoralis Vulnerable
Magpie Starling Speculipastor bicolor  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Buphagidae

Red-billed Oxpecker Buphagus erythrorhynchus  
Yellow-billed Oxpecker Buphagus africanus  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Nectariniidae

Plain-backed Sunbird Anthreptes reichenowi Near-threatened
Western Violet-backed Sunbird Anthreptes longuemarei  
Kenya Violet-backed Sunbird Anthreptes orientalis  
Uluguru Violet-backed Sunbird Anthreptes neglectus  
Green Sunbird Anthreptes rectirostris  
Collared Sunbird Hedydipna collaris  
Pygmy Sunbird Hedydipna platura  
Amani Sunbird Hedydipna pallidigaster Endangered
Green-headed Sunbird Cyanomitra verticalis  
Blue-throated Brown Sunbird Cyanomitra cyanolaema  
Eastern Olive Sunbird Cyanomitra olivacea  
Western Olive Sunbird Cyanomitra obscura  
Mouse-colored Sunbird Cyanomitra veroxii  
Green-throated Sunbird Chalcomitra rubescens  
Amethyst Sunbird Chalcomitra amethystina  
Scarlet-chested Sunbird Chalcomitra senegalensis  
Hunter's Sunbird Chalcomitra hunteri  
Tacazze Sunbird Nectarinia tacazze  
Bronze Sunbird Nectarinia kilimensis  
Malachite Sunbird Nectarinia famosa  
Red-tufted Sunbird Nectarinia johnstoni  
Golden-winged Sunbird Drepanorhynchus reichenowi  
Olive-bellied Sunbird Cinnyris chloropygius  
Northern Double-collared Sunbird Cinnyris reichenowi  
Eastern Double-collared Sunbird Cinnyris mediocris  
Beautiful Sunbird Cinnyris pulchellus  
Mariqua Sunbird Cinnyris mariquensis  
Red-chested Sunbird Cinnyris erythrocercus  
Black-bellied Sunbird Cinnyris nectarinioides  
Purple-banded Sunbird Cinnyris bifasciatus  
Tsavo Sunbird Cinnyris tsavoensis  
Violet-breasted Sunbird Cinnyris chalcomelas  
Orange-tufted Sunbird Cinnyris bouvieri  
Shining Sunbird Cinnyris habessinicus  
Superb Sunbird Cinnyris superbus  
Variable Sunbird Cinnyris venustus  
Copper Sunbird Cinnyris cupreus  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Motacillidae

Western Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava  
Cape Wagtail Motacilla capensis  
Gray Wagtail Motacilla cinerea  
Mountain Wagtail Motacilla clara  
White Wagtail Motacilla alba  
African Pied Wagtail Motacilla aguimp  
African Pipit Anthus cinnamomeus  
Jackson's Pipit Anthus latistriatus  
Long-billed Pipit Anthus similis  
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris  
Plain-backed Pipit Anthus leucophrys  
Buffy Pipit Anthus vaalensis  
Malindi Pipit Anthus melindae Near-threatened
Striped Pipit Anthus lineiventris  
Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis  
Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus  
Bush Pipit Anthus caffer  
Sokoke Pipit Anthus sokokensis Endangered
Golden Pipit Tmetothylacus tenellus  
Sharpe's Longclaw Hemimacronyx sharpei Endemic Endangered
Yellow-throated Longclaw Macronyx croceus  
Pangani Longclaw Macronyx aurantiigula  
Rosy-throated Longclaw Macronyx ameliae  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Emberizidae

Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana Rare/Accidental
Striolated Bunting Emberiza striolata  
Cinnamon-breasted Bunting Emberiza tahapisi  
Golden-breasted Bunting Emberiza flaviventris  
Somali Bunting Emberiza poliopleura  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae

Oriole Finch Linurgus olivaceus  
Yellow-crowned Canary Serinus flavivertex  
Yellow-fronted Canary Serinus mozambicus  
African Citril Serinus citrinelloides  
Western Citril Serinus frontalis  
Southern Citril Serinus hypostictus  
Papyrus Canary Serinus koliensis  
Black-throated Canary Serinus atrogularis  
Reichenow's Seedeater Serinus reichenowi  
White-bellied Canary Serinus dorsostriatus  
Northern Grosbeak-Canary Serinus donaldsoni  
Southern Grosbeak-Canary Serinus buchanani  
Brimstone Canary Serinus sulphuratus  
Streaky Seedeater Serinus striolatus  
Thick-billed Seedeater Serinus burtoni  
Reichard's Seedeater Serinus reichardi  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae

House Sparrow Passer domesticus Introduced species
Somali Sparrow Passer castanopterus  
Kenya Rufous Sparrow Passer rufocinctus  
Shelley's Rufous Sparrow Passer shelleyi  
Northern Gray-headed Sparrow Passer griseus  
Swainson's Sparrow Passer swainsonii  
Parrot-billed Sparrow Passer gongonensis  
Swahili Sparrow Passer suahelicus  
Chestnut Sparrow Passer eminibey  
Yellow-spotted Petronia Petronia pyrgita  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Ploceidae

White-billed Buffalo-Weaver Bubalornis albirostris  
Red-billed Buffalo-Weaver Bubalornis niger  
White-headed Buffalo-Weaver Dinemellia dinemelli  
Speckle-fronted Weaver Sporopipes frontalis  
White-browed Sparrow-Weaver Plocepasser mahali  
Chestnut-crowned Sparrow-Weaver Plocepasser superciliosus  
Donaldson-Smith's Sparrow-Weaver Plocepasser donaldsoni  
Rufous-tailed Weaver Histurgops ruficauda  
Gray-headed Social-Weaver Pseudonigrita arnaudi  
Black-capped Social-Weaver Pseudonigrita cabanisi  
Red-headed Malimbe Malimbus rubricollis  
Red-headed Weaver Anaplectes rubriceps  
Baglafecht Weaver Ploceus baglafecht  
Little Weaver Ploceus luteolus  
Slender-billed Weaver Ploceus pelzelni  
Black-necked Weaver Ploceus nigricollis  
Spectacled Weaver Ploceus ocularis  
Black-billed Weaver Ploceus melanogaster  
African Golden-Weaver Ploceus subaureus  
Holub's Golden-Weaver Ploceus xanthops  
Orange Weaver Ploceus aurantius Rare/Accidental
Golden Palm Weaver Ploceus bojeri  
Taveta Golden-Weaver Ploceus castaneiceps  
Northern Brown-throated Weaver Ploceus castanops  
Northern Masked-Weaver Ploceus taeniopterus  
Lesser Masked-Weaver Ploceus intermedius  
Vitelline Masked-Weaver Ploceus vitellinus  
Heuglin's Masked-Weaver Ploceus heuglini  
Rueppell's Weaver Ploceus galbula Rare/Accidental
Speke's Weaver Ploceus spekei  
Vieillot's Weaver Ploceus nigerrimus  
Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus  
Weyns's Weaver Ploceus weynsi Rare/Accidental
Clarke's Weaver Ploceus golandi Endemic Endangered
Salvadori's Weaver Ploceus dichrocephalus  
Black-headed Weaver Ploceus melanocephalus  
Golden-backed Weaver Ploceus jacksoni  
Chestnut Weaver Ploceus rubiginosus  
Forest Weaver Ploceus bicolor  
Brown-capped Weaver Ploceus insignis  
Compact Weaver Pachyphantes superciliosus  
Cardinal Quelea Quelea cardinalis  
Red-headed Quelea Quelea erythrops  
Red-billed Quelea Quelea quelea  
Orange Bishop Euplectes franciscanus  
Red Bishop Euplectes orix  
Zanzibar Bishop Euplectes nigroventris  
Black-winged Bishop Euplectes hordeaceus  
Black Bishop Euplectes gierowii  
Yellow-crowned Bishop Euplectes afer  
Fire-fronted Bishop Euplectes diadematus  
Yellow Bishop Euplectes capensis  
White-winged Widowbird Euplectes albonotatus  
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird Euplectes macroura  
Red-collared Widowbird Euplectes ardens  
Fan-tailed Widowbird Euplectes axillaris  
Marsh Widowbird Euplectes hartlaubi  
Long-tailed Widowbird Euplectes progne  
Jackson's Widowbird Euplectes jacksoni Near-threatened
Grosbeak Weaver Amblyospiza albifrons  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Estrildidae

Gray-headed Nigrita Nigrita canicapillus  
Chestnut-breasted Nigrita Nigrita bicolor  
White-breasted Nigrita Nigrita fusconotus  
Yellow-bellied Waxbill Coccopygia quartinia  
Green-backed Twinspot Mandingoa nitidula  
Abyssinian Crimson-wing Cryptospiza salvadorii  
Fawn-breasted Waxbill Estrilda paludicola  
Crimson-rumped Waxbill Estrilda rhodopyga  
Black-rumped Waxbill Estrilda troglodytes  
Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild  
Black-crowned Waxbill Estrilda nonnula  
Kandt's Waxbill Estrilda kandti  
Black-cheeked Waxbill Estrilda erythronotos  
Red-rumped Waxbill Estrilda charmosyna  
Red-headed Bluebill Spermophaga ruficapilla  
Black-bellied Seedcracker Pyrenestes ostrinus  
Blue-breasted Cordonbleu Uraeginthus angolensis Rare/Accidental
Red-cheeked Cordonbleu Uraeginthus bengalus  
Blue-capped Cordonbleu Uraeginthus cyanocephalus  
Purple Grenadier Granatina ianthinogaster  
Peters's Twinspot Hypargos niveoguttatus  
Brown Twinspot Clytospiza monteiri  
Green-winged Pytilia Pytilia melba  
Orange-winged Pytilia Pytilia afra  
Red-billed Firefinch Lagonosticta senegala  
Bar-breasted Firefinch Lagonosticta rufopicta  
Black-bellied Firefinch Lagonosticta rara  
African Firefinch Lagonosticta rubricata  
Jameson's Firefinch Lagonosticta rhodopareia  
Cut-throat Amadina fasciata  
Zebra Waxbill Sporaeginthus subflavus  
Black-faced Quailfinch Ortygospiza atricollis  
African Quailfinch Ortygospiza fuscocrissa  
Locustfinch Paludipasser locustella Rare/Accidental
Gray-headed Silverbill Odontospiza griseicapilla  
Bronze Mannikin Spermestes cucullatus  
Black-and-white Mannikin Spermestes bicolor  
Magpie Mannikin Spermestes fringilloides Rare/Accidental
African Silverbill Euodice cantans  

 
PASSERIFORMES: Viduidae

Pin-tailed Whydah Vidua macroura  
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah Vidua obtusa Rare/Accidental
Eastern Paradise-Whydah Vidua paradisaea  
Steel-blue Whydah Vidua hypocherina  
Straw-tailed Whydah Vidua fischeri  
Village Indigobird Vidua chalybeata  
Variable Indigobird Vidua funerea  
Purple Indigobird Vidua purpurascens  
Parasitic Weaver Anomalospiza imberbis

 

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Last modified on Thursday, 30 April 2015 00:01

Shoebill Balaeniceps rex

Diet: Lungfishes, Catfish, Tilapia, Frogs, Reptiles, and small mammal

Habitat and feeding: Swamps, marshes, particular floating vegetation, generally muddy areas on fresh water bodies

The Shoebill is a massive bird, growing to heights of 3-1/2ft to 4-1/2ft tall.

The birds nest solitarily, laying one to three eggs in a large flat nest built amid swamp grasses or sedges, usually in remote areas. These eggs measure 80 to 90 mm high by 56 to 61 mm and weigh around 164 g. It takes 140 days of nest-attendance to get from new-laid egg to independent offspring and it takes three to four years to get from newly independent offspring to mature adult.

This species is considered to be one of the five most desirable birds in Africa by ornithologists.

Saddle-billed Stork 

(Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis)

Diet: Mainly feeds on fish, frogs and crabs, but also on small birds and reptiles.

The Saddle-billed Stork breeds in forested waterlands and floodlands in tropical lowland. The female lays one or two white eggs weighing about 146g each. The incubation period is 30–35 days, with another 70 – 100 days before the chicks fledge.

Birds grow to 150 cm height,142 cm length and 2.4–2.7 m wingspan. The male is larger and heavier than the female, with a range of 5.1–7.5 kg. The female is usually between 5 and 7 kg. It is probably the tallest of the Storks. 

The long bill measures from 27.3 to 36 cm. 

Sexes can be readily distinguished by the golden yellow iris of the female and the brown irises and dangling yellow wattles of the male.

Mountain Gorilla

(Gorilla beringei beringei)

Mountain gorillas are the largest living primates and the world's most endangered apes with a population of less than 800 individuals world over- none in zoos. They are found in Uganda, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

They share 97% DNA with human beings! They are our closest living cousins after the Chimpanzee.

They have up to 25 vocalization for communication

Mountain Gorillas are shy, social and very active during day. They live in families of 8-25 members with one leading male (The Silver Back).

Gorillas have a lifespan of 50 years in the wild. They reproduce at a very slow speed with a gestation period of approximately 8.5 months and an interval of four years to the next birth.

Diet: Mainly herbivores eating fruits, herbs, leaves, stems, roots and shoots. Sometimes ingest small insects like ants and termites.

Village Weaver (Ploceus cucullatus)

The Village Weaver is a stocky 15–17 cm bird with a strong conical bill and dark reddish eyes.

This weaver builds a large coarsely woven nest made of grass and leaf strips with a downward facing entrance which is suspended from a branch in a tree. 2-3 eggs are laid. This is a colonial breeder, so many nests may hang from one tree.

Village Weaver feeds principally on seeds and grain, and can be a crop pest, but it will readily take insects, especially when feeding young, which partially redresses the damage to agriculture.

The calls of this bird include harsh buzzes and chattering.

Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta)

This sedentary medium-sized wading bird of 56 cm long, weighing 470 gm  is know to occur from Africa to coastal southwest Arabia wetlands.

Hamerkops feed during the day, the main diet consists of amphibians and fish. Sometimes, they eat shrimp, insects and rodents. They walk in shallow water looking for prey, shuffling one foot at a time on the bottom or suddenly opening their wings to flush prey out of hiding.

Hamerkops, of all birds make the biggest nest in the trees, sometimes more than 1.5 m across, comprising perhaps 10,000 sticks and strong enough to support a man's weight. A mud-plastered entrance 13 to 18 cm wide in the bottom leads through a tunnel up to 60 cm long to a nesting chamber big enough for the parents and young.

They lay 3 to 7 eggs that start white but soon become stained. Both sexes incubate for 28 to 30 days. The chicks leave the nest at 44 to 50 days.

In culture, the bird is associated to bad omen; Some cultures in Uganda believe, when the bird patches on ones house then they are likely to be struck by lightening. In some places, when it calls over the house, people know that someone close to them has died. The Kalahari Bushmen believe that the inimical god Khauna would not like anyone to kill a Hamerkop. According to an old Malagasy belief, anyone who destroys its nest will get leprosy, and a Malagasy poem calls it an "evil bird". Such beliefs have given the bird some protection.

Goliath Heron (Ardea goliath)

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The Goliath Heron, is the world's largest heron. It measures 120–152 cm height, 185–230 cm wingspan and weighs 4–5 kg.

The species is very aquatic, even by heron standards, inhabiting marshes around lakes, swamps, mangrove wetlands, reefs with few cool water, and sometimes river deltas within elevations from see level to to 2,100 m. 

Goliath Herons generally prefer to nest on islands or islands of vegetation coinciding with the start of the rains. The birds may abandon a nesting site if the island becomes attached to the mainland. They nest fairly low in variously sedge, reeds, bushes, trees or even on rocks or large tree stumps. The nests are large, often measuring around 1 to 1.5 m in diameter. In these nests they lay pale blue eggs, averaging 72 mm by 54 mm and weighing around 108 g. The clutch size can range from 2 to 5. Incubation lasts 24 to 30 days.

Mainly prey on fish, specializing in relatively large fish. The largest fish targeted may measure 50 cm although the heron may not be able to swallow prey up to this size. Small fish are generally ignored and the average Goliath catches around 2 or 3 fish a day. Breams, Mullet, Tilapia and carp have locally been recorded as preferred species. Frogs, prawns, small mammals, lizards, snakes, insects and even carrion are also part of the diet.

Greater Blue-eared Starling

(Lamprotornis chalybaeus)

The Greater Blue-eared Starling is among the starlings with short tails. Grows to up to 23 cm from bill to tail.

Sexes are similar except the immature which is generally duller compared to the iridescent blue-green coloured adult.

They nest in holes in trees, either natural or excavated by woodpeckers. And sometimes in large stick nests of the Sacred Ibis or Abdim's Stork. Here they lay 3 to 5 eggs which are greenish-blue with some brown or purple spots, and hatch in 13–14 days. The chicks leave the nest in another 23 days.

Greater Blue-eared Starlings are omnivore, taking a wide range of invertebrates seeds and berries, especially figs, but insects are the main diet.

Common chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes)

Chimpanzees are the closest living evolutionary relatives to humans, sharing a common ancestor with humans about four to six million years ago. They share 99% DNA with human beings.

Male grow up to 1.7 m high when standing, and weigh as much as 70 kg; the female is somewhat smaller.

Chimpanzees live in a leaner hierarchy in which more than one individual may be dominant enough to dominate other members of lower rank. Typically, a dominant male is referred to as the alpha male.

They make tools and use them to acquire foods and for social displays; they have sophisticated hunting strategies requiring cooperation, influence and rank; they are status conscious, manipulative and capable of deception; they can learn to use symbols and understand aspects of human language including some relational syntax, concepts of number and numerical sequence; and they are capable of spontaneous planning for a future state or event.

Chimps communicate in a manner similar to human nonverbal communication, using vocalizations, hand gestures, and facial expressions.

White-throated Bee-eater (Merops albicollis)

 

The very gregarious White-throated Bee-eaters grow to 19–21 cm length, excluding the tail streamers, which can exceed an additional 21 cm length.

Sexes are similar and weigh between 20 and 28 grams. 

White-throated Bee-eaters breeds in dry sandy open country, where nest colonially in sandy banks or open flat areas. They make a relatively long 1–2 m tunnel in which 6 to 7 spherical white eggs are laid. Both the male and the female take care of the eggs, but up to five helpers also assist with caring for the young.

Predominantly, they eat insects, especially bees, wasps, ants, beetles and hornets, which are caught in the air by sorties from an open perch.

 

Great Blue Turaco (Corythaeola cristata)

Turacos are a group of African near-passerines. The Great Blue Turaco is the largest turaco and also the largest species in the diverse Cuculiformes order (which includes the cuckoos).

Generally, the Great Blue Turaco is 70–76 cm in length with a mass of 800–1,231 g. In the Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Great Blue Turaco is actively hunted for meat and feathers. The blue and yellow tail feathers are prized for making good luck talismans.

Grauer's Broadbill (Pseudocalyptomena graueri)

Grauer's Broadbill

Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Chordata, Class: Aves, Family: Eurylaimidae, Genus: Pseudocalyptomena, Species: Pseudocalyptomena graueri

The Grauer's Broadbill or African Green Broadbill (Pseudocalyptomena graueri) is an actual broadbill, one of only a few African representatives of a primarily Asian family. It is bright green with a blue throat and vent and a small bill, quite unlike those of the other broadbills. It is endemic to the Albertine Rift Mountains of Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests where it forages in canopies.

It is one of the African Big Five bird species, highly sought after by ornithologists but very elusive.

The species is both globally endangered and endangered according to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

Blue-breasted Bee-eater (Merops variegatus)

Blue-breasted Bee-eater

Kingdom: Amimalia, Phylum: Chordata, Class: Aves, Order: Coraciiformes, Family: Meropidae, Genus: Merops

The Blue-breasted Bee-eater is endemic to Africa and just as the name suggests, predominantly eats flying insects, especially bees and wasps, which are caught in the air by sallies from an open perch. While pursue any type of flying insect, honey bees predominate in their diet. Hymenoptera (ants, bees and wasps) comprise from 20% to 96% of all insects eaten, with honey bees comprising approximately one-third of the Hymenoptera.

 

Black-and-white Casqued Hornbill (Bycanistes subcylindricus)

Black-and-white Casqued Hornbill

The Black-and-white-casqued Hornbillis a large hornbill, approximately 70 cm of length. It has an oversized blackish bill with large casque. The female is slightly smaller than the male, and has a significantly smaller casque.

The Black-and-white-casqued Hornbill is found in wooded habitats in central and western Africa, ranging from western Kenya to Côte d'Ivoire with an isolated population in north Angola.

A monogamous species, pairs nest in suitable tree cavities. The female usually lays up to two eggs. The diet consists mainly of figs, fruits, insects and small animals found in the trees.

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