BIRD LIST

 

Somali Ostrich - Struthio (c.) molybdophanes  - grassland

Black-necked Grebe - Podiceps nigricollis - dams

Little Grebe - Tachybaptus ruficollis - dams

Great White Pelican - Pelecanus onocratalus - dams

Pink-backed Pelican - Pelecanus rufescens - dams

Great Cormorant - Phalacrocorax carbo - dams

Long-tailed Cormorant - Phalacrocorax africanus - dams

Dwarf Bittern - Ixobrychus sturmii - dams

Black-crowned Night Heron - Nycticorax nycticorax - dams

Cattle Egret - Bubulcus ibis - dams and grassland

Little Egret - Egretta garzetta - dams

Striated Heron - Butorides striatus - riverine

Intermediate Egret - Mesophoyx intermedia - dams

Grey Heron - Ardea cinerea - dams

Goliath Heron - Ardea goliath - dams

Black-headed Heron - Ardea melanocephala - dams

Hamerkop - Scopus umbretta - riverine

White Stork - Ciconia ciconia - grassland

Black Stork - Ciconia nigra - grassland

Abdim's Stork - Ciconia abdimii - grassland

Saddle-billed Stork - Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis - dams

Marabou Stork - Leptoptilos crumeniferus - grassland

Yellow-billed Stork - Mycteria ibis - dams

Sacred Ibis - Threskiornis aethiopicus - dams

Hadada Ibis - Bostrychia hagedash - grassland

African Spoonbill - Platalea alba - dams

Lesser Flamingo - Phoenicopterus minor - dams

Fulvous Whistling Duck - Dendrocygna bicolor - dams

White-faced Whistling Duck - Dendrocygna viduata - dams

Spur-winged Goose - Plectropterus gambensis - dams

Egyptian goose - Alopochen aegyptiacus - dams

Comb Duck - Sarkidiornis melanotos - dams

African Black Duck - Anas sparsa - dams

Cape Teal - Anas capensis - dams

Garganey - Anas querquedula - dams

Yellow-billed Duck - Anas undulata - dams

Northern Pintail - Anas acuta - dams

Red-billed Duck - Anas erythrorhyncha - dams

Southern Pochard - Netta erythrophthalma - dams

Maccoa Duck - Oxyura maccoa - dams

Secretary Bird - Sagitarrius serpentarius - grassland

Black-winged Kite - Elanus caeruleus - grassland

Black Kite - Milvus migrans - grassland

Egyptian Vulture - Neophron percnopterus - bush/grassland

Hooded Vulture - Necrosyrtes monachus - bush/grassland

White-backed Vulture - Gyps africanus - bush/grassland

Rueppell's Griffon - Gyps rueppellii - bush/grassland

Lappet-faced Vulture - Torgos tracheliotus - bush/grassland

Black-chested Snake-Eagle - Circatus pectoralis - bushland

Bateleur Eagle - Terathopius ecaudatus - bush/grassland

African Harrier-Hawk - Polyboroides typus - woodland

Pallid Harrier - Circus macrourus - grassland

Montagu's Harrier - Circus pygargus - grassland

Western Marsh-Harrier - Circus aeruginosis - grassland/dams

Gabar Goshawk - Melierax gabar - wood and bushland

Eastern Chanting Goshawk - Melierax poliopterus - bushland

African Goshawk - Accipiter tachiro - forest

Little Sparrowhawk - Accipiter minullus - bushland

Black Goshawk - Accipiter melanoleucus - forest

Lizard Buzzard - Kaupifalco monogrammicus - woodland

Common Buzzard - Buteo buteo - forest/riverine

Augur Buzzard - Buteo augur - escarpment

African Fish-eagle - Haliaeetus vocifer - dams

Tawny Eagle - Aquila rapax - bushland

Steppe Eagle - Aquila Napalensis - bushland

Wahlberg's Eagle - Aquila Wahlbergi - woodland/bushland

Verreaux's Eagle - Aquila verreauxii - escarpment

African Hawk-eagle - Hieraaetus spilogaster - woodland

Booted Eagle - Heiraaetus pennatus - bush/grassland

Ayre's Hawk-eagle - Hieraaetus ayresii - woodland

Long-crested Eagle - Lophaetus occipitalis - woodland edge

Martial Eagle - Polemaetus bellicosus - woodland

Pygmy Falcon - Polihierax semitorquatus - bushland

Lanner Falcon - Falco biarmicus - bush/grassland

Peregrine Falcon - Falco peregrinus - bush/grassland

Eurasian Hobby - Falco subbuteo - bush/grassland

African Hobby - Falco cuvierii - grassland

Sooty Falcon - Falco concolor - grassland

Greater Kestrel - Falco rupicoloides - grassland

Lesser Kestrel - Falco naumanni - grassland

Common Kestrel - Falco tinnunculus - grassland

Harlequin Quail - Coturnix delegorguei - grassland

Stone Partridge - Ptilopachus petrosus - escarpment

Coqui Francolin - Francolinus coqui - scrubland

Shelley's Francolin - Francolinus shelleyi - grassland

Crested Francolin - Francolinus sephaena - shrubland

Scaly Francolin - Francolinus squamatus - forest

Yellow-necked Spurfowl - Francolinus leucoscepus - grassland

Vulterine Guineafowl - Acryllium vulturinum - bushland

Helmeted Guineafowl - Numida meleagris - bushland

Small Buttonquail - Turnix sylvatica - grassland

Grey Crowned-crane - Balearica regulorum - grassland/dams

Corncrake - Crex crex - grassland

Black Crake - Amaurornis flavirostra - dams

Allen's Gallinule - Porphyrio alleni - dams

Red-knobbed Coot - Fulica cristata - dams

African Finfoot - Podica senegalensis - riverine

Kori Bustard - Ardeotis kori - grassland

White-bellied Bustard - Eupoditus senegalensis - grassland

Black-bellied Bustard - Eupoditus melanogaster - grassland

African Jacana - Actophilornis africanus - dams

Great Painted-snipe - Rostratula benghalensis - dams, small ponds

Common Ringed Plover - Charadrius hiaticula - dams

Three-banded Plover - Charadrius tricollaris - dams

Grey Plover - Pluvialis squatarola - dams

Blacksmith Lapwing - Vanellus armatus - grassland

Spur-winged Lapwing - Vanellus spinosus - grassland

Crowned Lapwing - Vanellus coronatus - grassland

Little Stint - Calidris minuta - dams

Curlew Sandpiper - Calidris ferruginea - dams

Ruff - Philomachus pugnax - dams

Common Snipe - Gallinago gallinago - dams

African snipe - Gallinago nigripennis - dams

Eurasian Curlew - Numenius arquata - dams

Spotted Redshank - Tringa erythropus - dams

Common Greenshank - Tringa Nebularia - dams

Green Sandpiper - Tringa ochropus - dams, streams

Wood Sandpiper - Tringa glareola - dams, streams

Common Sandpiper - Actitis hypoleucos - dams

Black-winged Stilt - Himantopus himantopus - dams

Spotted thick-knee - Burhinus capensis - grassland

Double-banded Courser - Rhinoptilus africanus - grassland

Three-banded Courser - Rhinoptilus cinctus - grassland

Temminck's Courser - Cursorius temminckii - grassland

Grey-headed Gull - Larus cirrocephalus - dams

Lichtenstein's Sandgrouse - Pterocles lichtensteinii - grassland

African Green-pigeon - Treron calva - forest, riverine

Tambourine Dove - Turtur tympanistra - forest

Emerald-spotted wood-dove - Turtur chalcospilos - forest,riverine

Namaqua dove - Oena capensis - shrubland

African Olive-pigeon - Columba arquatrix - forest

Speckled Pigeon - Columba guinea - shrubland/ houses

Red-eyed dove - Streptopelia semitorquata - woodland/forest

Ring-necked Dove - Streptopelia capicola - woodland/bushland

Dusky Turtle-dove - Streptopelia lugens - woodland/bushland

Laughing Dove - Streptopelia senegalensis - bushland

Red-fronted Parrot - Poicephalus gulielmi - forest

Meyer's Parrot - Poicephalus meyeri - woodland

Red-bellied Parrot - Poicephalus rufiventris - woodland/riverine

Hartlaub's Turaco - Tauraco hartlaubi - forest

White-bellied Go-away-bird - Corythaixoides leucogaster - shrubland

Jacobin Cuckoo - Clamator jacobinus - wood/bushland

Levaillant's Cuckoo - Clamator levaillantii - wood/bushland

Great Spotted Cuckoo - Clamator glandarius - bushland

Black Cuckoo - Cuculus clamosus - woodland/forest

Red-chested cuckoo - Cuculus solitarius - woodland/forest

Common Cuckoo - Cuculus canorus - wood/bushland

African Cuckoo - Cuculus gularis - wood/bushland

African Emerald Cuckoo - Chrysococcyx cupreus - forest

Klaas's Cuckoo - Chrysococcyx klaas - forest/woodland

Dideric Cuckoo - Chrysococcyx caprius - bushland

White-browed Coucal - Centropus superciliosus - grassland near water

African Scops-owl - Otus sengalensis - wood/bushland

Spotted Eagle-owl - Bubo africanus - wood/bushland

Verreaux's Eagle-owl - Bubo lacteus - woodland

Pearl-spotted Owlet - Glaucidium perlatum - wood/bushland

Marsh Owl - Asio capensis - grassland

Montane Nightjar - Caprimulgus poliocephalus - bushland

Dusky Nightjar - Caprimulgus saturatus - bush/grassland

Pennant-winged Nightjar - Macrodipteryx vexillarius - bush/grassland

Common Swift - Apus apus - grassland

Nyanza Swift - Apus niansae - rocky hillsides

Mottled Swift - Tachymarptis aequatorialis - rocky hillsides

White-rumped Swift - Apus caffer - grassland

Speckled Mousebird - Colius striatus - bushland

Blue-naped Mousebird - Urocolius macrourus - bushland

Narina Trogon - Apaloderma narina - forest

Grey-headed Kingfisher - Halcyon leucocephala - wood/bushland

Brown-hooded Kingfisher - Halcyon albiventris - woodland

Striped Kingfisher - Halcyon chelicuti - woodland

Malachite Kingfisher - Alcedo cristata - dams/streams

Giant Kingfisher - Megaceryle maxima - riverine

Pied Kingfisher - Ceryle rudis - dams

European Bee-eater - Merops apiaster - bushland

Blue-Cheeked Bee-eater - Merops persicus - shrubland

Little Bee-eater - Merops pusillus - bushland

Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater - Merops oreobates - forest edge

European Roller - Coracias garrulus - grassland

Lilan-breasted Roller - Coracias caudata - grassland

Rufous-crowned Roller - Coracias naevia - bushland

Broad-billed Roller - Eurystomus glaucurus - riverine

Eurasian Hoopoe - Upupa epops - bush/grassland

Green Woodhoopoe - Phoeniculus purpureus - bushland

Common Scimitar-bill - Rhinopomastus cyanomelas - bushland

Abyssinian Scimitar-bill - Rhinopomastus minor - bushland

Red-billed Hornbill - Tockus erythrorhynchus - wood/bushland

Eastern Yellow-billed Hornbill - Tockus flavirostris - wood/bushland

Von der Decken's Hornbill - Tockus Deckeni - wood/bushland

Crowned Hornbill - Tockus alboterminatus - forest

Silvery-cheeked Hornbill - Bycanistes brevis - forest

Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird - Pogoniulus bilineatus - forest

Red-fronted Tinkerbird - Pogoniulus pusillus - woodland

Red-fronted Barbet - Tricholaema diademata - wood/bushland

Spot-flanked Barbet - Tricholaema lacrymosa - acacia bushland

White-headed Barbet - Lybius leucocephalus - riverine

Red-and-yellow Barbet - Trachyphonus erythrocephalus - acacia bushland

D'Arnaud's Barbet - Trachyphonus darnaudii - acacia bushland

Scaly-throated Honeyguide - Indicator variegatus - forest

Greater Honeyguide - Indicator indicator - wood/bushland

Lesser Honeyguide - Indicator minor - woodland

Rufous-necked Wryneck - Jynx ruficollis - bush/grassland

Nubian Woodpecker - Campethera nubica - wood/bushland

Cardinal Woodpecker - Dendropicos fuscescens - wood/bushland

Bearded Woodpecker - Thripias namaquus - woodland

Grey Woodpecker - Mesopicos goertae - woodland

Rufous-naped Lark - Mirafra africana - grassland

Fawn-coloured Lark - Mirafra africanoides - bush/grassland

Fischer's Sparrow-lark - Eremopterix leucopareia - grassland

Plain Martin - Riparia paludicola - dams

Grey-rumped Swallow - Pseudhirundo griseopyga - big dam

Barn Swallow - Hirundo rustica - widespread

Ethiopian Swallow - Hirundo aethiopica - grassland

Red-rumped Swallow - Hirundo daurica - rocky hillsides

Mosque Swallow - Hirundo senegalensis - riverine

Lesser Striped-swallow - Hirundo abyssinica - near water

Rock Martin - Hirundo fuligula - escarpment 

Northern House-martin - Delichon urbica - grassland

Black Sawwing - Psalidoprocne holomelas - forest edge/dams

African Pied-wagtail - Motacilla aguimp - riverine

Grey Wagtail - Motacilla cinerea - riverine

Mountain Wagtail - Motacilla clara - forest streams

Yellow Wagtail - Motacilla flava - near water

Golden Pipit - Tmetothylacus tenellus - grassland

African Pipit - Anthus cinnamomeus - grassland

Long-billed Pipit - Anthus similis - grassland

Plain-backed Pipit - Anthus leucophyrys - grassland

Tree Pipit - Anthus trivialis - bushland

Yellow-throated Longclaw - Macronyx croceus - grassland

Black Cuckoo-shrike - Campephaga flava - forest/woodland

Grey Cuckoo-shrike - Coracina caesia - forest

Northern Brownbul - Phyllastrephus strepitans - forest

Common Bulbul - Pycnonotus barbatus - wood/shrubland

White Helmetshrike - Prionops plumatus - woodland

White-rumped Shrike - Eurocephalus rueppelli - wood/shrubland

Red-backed Shrike - Lanius collurio - shrubland

Rufous-tailed (Isabelline) Shrike - Lanius Isabellinus - shrubland

Lesser Grey Shrike - Lanius minor - shrubland/riverine

Long-tailed Fiscal - Lanius cabanisi - bushland

Common Fiscal - Lanius collaris - bushland

Brubru - Nilaus afer - acacia bushland

Black-crowned Tchagra - Tchagra senegala - bushland

Brown-crowned Tchagra - Tchagra australis - bushland

Three-streaked Tchagra - Tchagra jamesi - bushland

Sulphur-breasted Bushshrike - Malaconotus sulfureopectus - bushland

Grey-headed Bushshrike - Malaconotus blanchoti - bushland

Rosy-patched Bushshrike - Rhodophoneus cruentus - bush/grassland

Tropical Boubou - Laniarius aethiopicus - bushland

Slate-coloured Boubou - Laniarius funebris - bushland

Northern Puffback - Dryoscopus gambensis - bushland

Cape Robin-chat - Cossypha caffra - forest edge

White-browed Robin-chat - Cossypha heuglini - wood/bushland/gardens

Spotted Morning-thrush - Cichladusa guttata - riverine

Red-backed Scrub-robin - Erythropygia leucophyrs - acacia bushland

Northern Wheatear - Oenanthe oenanthe - grassland

Pied Wheatear - Oenanthe pleschanka - grassland

Northern Anteater-chat - Myrmecocichla aethiops - grassland

Mocking Cliff-chat - Myrmecocichla cinnamomeiventris - escarpment

Rufous-tailed Rock-thrush - Monticola saxatilis - escarpment

Little Rock-thrush - Monticola rufocinereus - bushland

Olive thrush - Turdus olivaceus - woodland

Sharpe's Pied-babbler - Turdoides sharpei - bushland

Brown Babbler - Turdoides plebejus - bushland

Northern Pied-babbler - Turdoides hypoleucus - bushland

Rufous Chatterer - Turdoides rubiginosus - bushland

Ovilaceous Warbler - Hippolais pallida - woodland

Common Whitethroat - Sylvia communis - bushland

Blackcap - Sylvia atricapilla - woodland

Willow Warbler - Phylloscopus trochilus - woodland

Rattling Cisticola - Cisticola chiniana - bushland

Boran Cisticola - Cisticola bodessa - escarpment

Pectoral-patch Cisticola - Cisticola brunnescens - grassland

Brown Parisoma - Parisoma lens jacksoni - woodland

Tawny-flanked Prinia - Prinia subflava - bushland

Grey Wren Warbler - Camaroptera simplex - acacia bushland

Green-backed Camaroptera - Camaroptera brachyura - bushalnd/gardens

Yellow-breasted Aparis - Apalis flavida - woodland/bushland

Northern Crombec - Sylvietta brachyura - woodland/bushland

Red-faced Crombec - Sylvietta whytii - woodland/riverine

Buff-bellied Warbler - Phyllolais pulchella - acacia woodland

Banded Warbler - Sylvia boehmi - woodland/bushland

Spotted Flycatcher - Muscicapa striata - woodland/bushland

Dusky Alseonax - Muscicapa adusta - forest edge/riverine

White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher - Dioptrornis fischeri - riverine

Southern Black Flycatcher - Melaenornis pammelaina - forest edge/woodland

Pale Flycatcher - Bradornis pallidus - woodland

Chinspot Batis - Batis molitor - bushland

African Paradise Flycatcher - Tersiphone viridis - woodland/gardens

African Penduline Tit - Anthoscopus caroli - woodland

White-bellied Tit - Parus albiventris - woodland/riverine

Kenya Violet-backed Sunbird - Anthreptes orientalis - bushland

Green-headed Sunbird - Nectarinia verticalis - forest/riverine

Amethyst Sunbird - Nectarinia amethystina - forest edge/woodland

Scarlet-chested Sunbird - Nectarinia senegalensis - woodland/gardens

Hunter's sunbird - Nectarinia hunteri - acacia bushland

Variable Sunbird - Nectarinia venusta - woodland/gardens

Mariqua Sunbird - Nectarinia mariquensis - woodland/gardens

Shining Sunbird - Nectarinia habessinica - woodland/shrubland

Bronze Sunbird - Nectarinia kilimensis - woodland/gardens

Golden-winged Sunbird - Nectarinia reichenowi - forest edge

Montane White-eye - Zosterops poliogastrus - forest/ woodland

Cinnamon-breasted Bunting - Emberiza tahapisi - escarpment

African Golden-breasted Bunting - Emberiza flaviventris - bushland

African Citril - Serinus citrinelloides - forest edge/woodland

Brimstone Canary - Serinus sulphuratus - woodland/gardens

Kenya Yellow-rumped Seedeater - Serinus reichenowi - woodland/bushland

Green-winged Pytilia - Pytilia melba - woodland/bushland

Red-billed Firefinch - Lagonosticta senegala - woodland/bushland

African Firefinch - Lagonosticta rubricata - woodland/bushland

Yellow-bellied Waxbill - Estrilda quartinia - forest edge

Crimson-rumped Waxbill - Estrida rhodopyga - woodland/bushland

Common Waxbill - Estrilda astrild - riverine

Red-cheeked Cordonbleu - Uraeginthus bengalus - bushland

Purple Grenadier - Ureaginthus ianthinogaster - bushland

African Quailfinch - Ortygospiza atricollis - grassland

Grey-headed Silverbill - Lonchura griseicapilla - grassland

Bronze Munia - Lonchura cucullata - bushland

Cut-throat - Amadina fasciata - woodland/bushland

Village Indigobird - Vidua chalybeata - bushland

Pintailed Whydah - Vidua macroura - bush/grassland

Straw-tailed Whydah - Vidua fischeri - grassland

White-headed Buffalo Weaver - Dinemellia dinemelli - woodland/bushland

Red-billed Buffalo Weaver - Bubalornis niger - woodland/bushland

Kenya Rufous Sparrow - Passer rufocinctus - bushland/gardens

Chestnut Sparrow - Passer eminibey - bushland/gardens

Yellow-spotted Petronia - Petronia pyrgita - bushland

White-browed Sparrow Weaver - Plocepasser mahali - acacia bushland

Grey-capped Social Weaver - Pseudonigrita arnaudi - bushland

Speckle-fronted Weaver - Sporopipes frontalis - bush/grassland

Grosbeak Weaver - Amblyospiza albifrons - forest edge

Baglafecht Weaver - Ploceus baglafect - forest edge/gardens

Spectacled Weaved - Ploceus ocularis - forest edge

Southern (Vitelline) Masked Weaver - Ploceus velatus - bushland/gardens

Speke's Weaver - Ploceus spekei - bushland

Village Weaver - Ploceus cucullatus - bushland

Chestnut Weaver - Ploceus rubiginosus - bushland

Red-headed Weaver - Anaplectes rubriceps - woodland/bushland/gardens

Yellow Bishop - Euplectes capensis - grassland

White-winged Widowbird - Euplectes albonotatus - grassland

Long-tailed Widowbird - Euplectes progne - grassland

Jackson's Widowbird - Euplectes jacksoni - grassland

Red-winged Starling - Onychognathus morio - escarpment

Slender-billed Starling - Onychognathus tenuirostris - escarpment

Greater Blue-eared Glossy Starling - Lamprotornis chalybaeus - bushland

Hildebrandt's Starling - Lamprotornis hildebrandti - bushland

Superb Starling - Lamprotornis superbus - bushland

Violet-backed Starling - Cinnyricinclus leucogaster - forest

Magpie Starling - Speculipastor bicolor - bush/grassland

Wattled Starling - Creatophora cinerea - grassland

Red-billed Oxpecker - Buphagus erythrorhynchus - bush/grassland

Yellow-billed Oxpecker - Buphagus africanus - bush/grassland

Eurasian Golden Oriole - Oriolus oriolus - forest/woodland

African Golden Oriole - Oriolus auratus - forest/woodland

African Black-headed Oriole - Oriolus larvatus - forest/woodland

Fork-tailed Drongo - Dicrurus adsimilis - bushland

Pied Crow - Corvus albus - bush/grassland

Fan-tailed Raven - Corvus rhipidurus - escarpment