Kenya Bird Checklist

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

See Also Avibase

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.

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.

Grauer's Broadbill (Pseudocalyptomena graueri)

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)

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.

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