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This checklist includes all bird species found in Agadez , based on the best information available at this time. It is based on a wide variety of sources that I collated over many years. I am pleased to offer these checklists as a service to birdwatchers. If you find any error, please do not hesitate to .

The taxonomic order and nomenclature follows Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2). If you prefer to view the list based on a different authority, click on one of the list available below. Globally threatened species (status in red) were identified by Birdlife International in Birdlife Data Zone (species).

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Country or region: Agadez [map]

Number of species: 267
Number of introduced species: 1
Last modified: 2021-10-25
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STRUTHIONIFORMES: Struthionidae

Common OstrichStruthio camelus

 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae

White-faced Whistling DuckDendrocygna viduata
Ferruginous DuckAythya nyrocaNear-threatened
GarganeySpatula querquedula
Northern PintailAnas acuta
Common TealAnas crecca
Comb DuckSarkidiornis melanotos
African Pygmy GooseNettapus auritus

 
GALLIFORMES: Numididae

Helmeted GuineafowlNumida meleagris

 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae

Common QuailCoturnix coturnix
Double-spurred FrancolinPternistis bicalcaratus
Clapperton's FrancolinPternistis clappertoni

 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

Rock DoveColumba livia
Speckled PigeonColumba guinea
European Turtle DoveStreptopelia turturVulnerable
African Collared DoveStreptopelia roseogrisea
Mourning Collared DoveStreptopelia decipiens
Vinaceous DoveStreptopelia vinacea
Laughing DoveStreptopelia senegalensis
Namaqua DoveOena capensis

 
PTEROCLIFORMES: Pteroclidae

Chestnut-bellied SandgrousePterocles exustus
Spotted SandgrousePterocles senegallus
Crowned SandgrousePterocles coronatus
Lichtenstein's SandgrousePterocles lichtensteinii

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae

European NightjarCaprimulgus europaeus
Golden NightjarCaprimulgus eximius
Plain NightjarCaprimulgus inornatus
Long-tailed NightjarCaprimulgus climacurus

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Apodidae

African Palm SwiftCypsiurus parvus
Little SwiftApus affinis
Pallid SwiftApus pallidus
Common SwiftApus apus

 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae

Jacobin CuckooClamator jacobinus
Great Spotted CuckooClamator glandarius
Diederick CuckooChrysococcyx caprius
Common CuckooCuculus canorus
African CuckooCuculus gularis

 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

Black CrakeZapornia flavirostra
Common MoorhenGallinula chloropus
Common CootFulica atra

 
OTIDIFORMES: Otididae

Arabian BustardArdeotis arabsNear-threatened
Nubian BustardArdeotis nubaNear-threatened
White-bellied BustardEupodotis senegalensis

 
PELECANIFORMES: Ciconiidae

Yellow-billed StorkMycteria ibis
African OpenbillAnastomus lamelligerus
Black StorkCiconia nigraRare/Accidental
Abdim's StorkCiconia abdimii
European White StorkCiconia ciconia

 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae

Great White PelicanPelecanus onocrotalus
Pink-backed PelicanPelecanus rufescens

 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae

Little BitternIxobrychus minutus
Black-crowned Night HeronNycticorax nycticorax
Striated HeronButorides striata
Squacco HeronArdeola ralloides
Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
Grey HeronArdea cinerea
Black-headed HeronArdea melanocephala
Great EgretArdea alba
Intermediate EgretArdea intermedia
Little EgretEgretta garzetta

 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae

African Sacred IbisThreskiornis aethiopicus
African SpoonbillPlatalea alba
Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellus

 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae

Long-tailed CormorantMicrocarbo africanus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae

Eurasian Thick-kneeBurhinus oedicnemusRare/Accidental
Spotted Thick-kneeBurhinus capensis

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae

Black-winged StiltHimantopus himantopus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae

Common Ringed PloverCharadrius hiaticula
Little Ringed PloverCharadrius dubius
Kittlitz's PloverCharadrius pecuarius
Spur-winged LapwingVanellus spinosus
Black-headed LapwingVanellus tectus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

Eurasian CurlewNumenius arquataRare/Accidental Near-threatened
Black-tailed GodwitLimosa limosaNear-threatened
RuffCalidris pugnax
Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferrugineaNear-threatened
Temminck's StintCalidris temminckii
Little StintCalidris minuta
Great SnipeGallinago mediaRare/Accidental Near-threatened
Common SnipeGallinago gallinago
Jack SnipeLymnocryptes minimusRare/Accidental
Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucos
Green SandpiperTringa ochropus
Spotted RedshankTringa erythropus
Common GreenshankTringa nebularia
Common RedshankTringa totanus
Wood SandpiperTringa glareola
Marsh SandpiperTringa stagnatilis

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Turnicidae

Quail-ploverOrtyxelos meiffrenii

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae

Cream-coloured CourserCursorius cursor
Temminck's CourserCursorius temminckii

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

Gray-hooded GullChroicocephalus cirrocephalus
Caspian TernHydroprogne caspia
Whiskered TernChlidonias hybrida
White-winged TernChlidonias leucopterus

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Sagittariidae

Secretary-birdSagittarius serpentariusEndangered

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae

OspreyPandion haliaetus

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae

Black-winged KiteElanus caeruleus
Scissor-tailed KiteChelictinia riocouriiVulnerable
European Honey BuzzardPernis apivorus
African Harrier HawkPolyboroides typus
Egyptian VultureNeophron percnopterusEndangered
BateleurTerathopius ecaudatusEndangered
Short-toed EagleCircaetus gallicus
Beaudouin's Snake EagleCircaetus beaudouiniVulnerable
Western Banded Snake EagleCircaetus cinerascens
White-headed VultureTrigonoceps occipitalisCritically endangered
Hooded VultureNecrosyrtes monachusCritically endangered
White-backed VultureGyps africanusCritically endangered
Rüppell's VultureGyps rueppelliCritically endangered
Lappet-faced VultureTorgos tracheliotosEndangered
Martial EaglePolemaetus bellicosusEndangered
Tawny EagleAquila rapaxVulnerable
Golden EagleAquila chrysaetos
Verreaux's EagleAquila verreauxii
Booted EagleHieraaetus pennatus
Dark Chanting GoshawkMelierax metabates
Western Marsh HarrierCircus aeruginosus
Pallid HarrierCircus macrourusNear-threatened
Montagu's HarrierCircus pygargus
African Fish EagleHaliaeetus vocifer
Black KiteMilvus migrans
Grasshopper BuzzardButastur rufipennis
Red-necked BuzzardButeo auguralis
Long-legged BuzzardButeo rufinus

 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae

Common Barn OwlTyto alba

 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae

Little OwlAthene noctua
Eurasian Scops OwlOtus scopsRare/Accidental
African Scops OwlOtus senegalensis
Northern White-faced OwlPtilopsis leucotis
Desert Eagle OwlBubo ascalaphus
Spotted Eagle OwlBubo africanus

 
COLIIFORMES: Coliidae

Blue-naped MousebirdUrocolius macrourus

 
BUCEROTIFORMES: Bucerotidae

African Grey HornbillTockus nasutus
Red-billed HornbillTockus erythrorhynchus

 
BUCEROTIFORMES: Upupidae

Common HoopoeUpupa epops

 
BUCEROTIFORMES: Phoeniculidae

Green Wood-hoopoePhoeniculus purpureus
Black ScimitarbillRhinopomastus aterrimus

 
PICIFORMES: Picidae

Little Grey WoodpeckerDendropicos elachus
Grey WoodpeckerMesopicos goertae
Brown-backed WoodpeckerIpophilus obsoletus

 
PICIFORMES: Ramphastidae

Yellow-breasted BarbetTrachyphonus margaritatus
Yellow-fronted TinkerbirdPogoniulus chrysoconus
Vieillot's BarbetLybius vieilloti
Bearded BarbetPogonornis dubius

 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae

White-throated Bee-eaterMerops albicollis
Northern Carmine Bee-eaterMerops nubicus
Green Bee-eaterMerops orientalis
Little Bee-eaterMerops pusillus

 
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae

Abyssinian RollerCoracias abyssinicus

 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae

Grey-headed KingfisherHalcyon leucocephala
Striped KingfisherHalcyon chelicuti

 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

Lesser KestrelFalco naumanni
Common KestrelFalco tinnunculus
Fox KestrelFalco alopex
Red-necked FalconFalco chicquera
Red-footed FalconFalco vespertinusRare/Accidental Vulnerable
Eurasian HobbyFalco subbuteo
Lanner FalconFalco biarmicus
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Oriolidae

Eurasian Golden OrioleOriolus oriolusRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Platysteiridae

Senegal BatisBatis senegalensis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Malaconotidae

Black-crowned TchagraTchagra senegalus
BrubruNilaus afer
Orange-breasted Bush-shrikeChlorophoneus sulfureopectus
Yellow-crowned GonolekLaniarius barbarus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Laniidae

Turkestan ShrikeLanius phoenicuroides
Isabelline ShrikeLanius isabellinus
Great Grey ShrikeLanius excubitor
Northern FiscalLanius humeralis
Woodchat ShrikeLanius senator

 
PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae

PiapiacPtilostomus afer
Brown-necked RavenCorvus ruficollis
Pied CrowCorvus albus
Fan-tailed RavenCorvus rhipidurus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Nectariniidae

Pygmy SunbirdHedydipna platura
Beautiful SunbirdCinnyris pulchellus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Ploceidae

White-billed Buffalo WeaverBubalornis albirostris
Chestnut-crowned Sparrow WeaverPlocepasser superciliosus
Speckle-fronted WeaverSporopipes frontalis
Red-billed QueleaQuelea quelea
Little WeaverPloceus luteolus
Vitelline Masked WeaverPloceus vitellinus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Estrildidae

Red-billed FirefinchLagonosticta senegala
Red-cheeked Cordon-bleuUraeginthus bengalus
Cut-throat FinchAmadina fasciata
African SilverbillEuodice cantans

 
PASSERIFORMES: Viduidae

Pin-tailed WhydahVidua macroura
Sahel Paradise WhydahVidua orientalis
Village IndigobirdVidua chalybeata

 
PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae

House SparrowPasser domesticusIntroduced species
Northern Grey-headed SparrowPasser griseus
Desert SparrowPasser simplex
Sudan Golden SparrowPasser luteus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Motacillidae

Tree PipitAnthus trivialis
Red-throated PipitAnthus cervinusRare/Accidental
Tawny PipitAnthus campestris
Long-billed PipitAnthus similis
Yellow WagtailMotacilla flava
White WagtailMotacilla alba

 
PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae

Trumpeter FinchBucanetes githagineus
White-rumped CanaryCrithagra leucopygia
Senegal CanaryCrithagra canicapilla

 
PASSERIFORMES: Emberizidae

Golden-breasted BuntingFringillaria flaviventris
Cinnamon-breasted BuntingFringillaria tahapisi
Striated BuntingFringillaria striolata

 
PASSERIFORMES: Remizidae

Sennar Penduline TitAnthoscopus punctifrons

 
PASSERIFORMES: Alaudidae

Greater Hoopoe LarkAlaemon alaudipes
Rufous-rumped LarkPinarocorys erythropygia
Bar-tailed LarkAmmomanes cinctura
Desert LarkAmmomanes deserti
Chestnut-backed Sparrow LarkEremopterix leucotis
Black-crowned Sparrow LarkEremopterix nigriceps
Singing Bush LarkMirafra cantillans
Rusty LarkMirafra rufa
Dunn's LarkEremalauda dunni
Greater Short-toed LarkCalandrella brachydactyla
Crested LarkGalerida cristata

 
PASSERIFORMES: Macrosphenidae

Northern CrombecSylvietta brachyura

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cisticolidae

Yellow-bellied EremomelaEremomela icteropygialis
Cricket WarblerSpiloptila clamans
Grey-backed CamaropteraCamaroptera brachyura
Zitting CisticolaCisticola juncidis
Desert CisticolaCisticola aridulus
Tawny-flanked PriniaPrinia subflava

 
PASSERIFORMES: Acrocephalidae

Olivaceous WarblerIduna pallida
Melodious WarblerHippolais polyglottaRare/Accidental
Icterine WarblerHippolais icterinaRare/Accidental
Sedge WarblerAcrocephalus schoenobaenus
Common Reed WarblerAcrocephalus scirpaceus
Great Reed WarblerAcrocephalus arundinaceus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae

Northern House MartinDelichon urbicum
Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Red-chested SwallowHirundo lucida
Pale Crag MartinPtyonoprogne obsoleta
Plain MartinRiparia paludicola

 
PASSERIFORMES: Pycnonotidae

Common BulbulPycnonotus barbatus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Phylloscopidae

Western Bonelli's WarblerRhadina bonelli
Wood WarblerRhadina sibilatrixRare/Accidental
Willow WarblerPhylloscopus trochilus
Common ChiffchaffPhylloscopus collybita

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sylviidae

Eurasian BlackcapSylvia atricapilla
Garden WarblerSylvia borin
African Desert WarblerCurruca deserti
Western Orphean WarblerCurruca hortensis
Lesser WhitethroatCurruca curruca
Rüppell's WarblerCurruca ruppeliRare/Accidental
Western Subalpine WarblerCurruca inornata
Sardinian WarblerCurruca melanocephala
Common WhitethroatCurruca communis
Spectacled WarblerCurruca conspicillataRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Leiothrichidae

Fulvous BabblerArgya fulva

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sturnidae

Chestnut-bellied StarlingLamprotornis pulcher
Greater Blue-eared StarlingLamprotornis chalybaeus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Muscicapidae

Black Scrub RobinCercotrichas podobe
Rufous Scrub RobinCercotrichas galactotes
Spotted FlycatcherMuscicapa striata
European Pied FlycatcherFicedula hypoleuca
Common RedstartPhoenicurus phoenicurus
Northern Anteater ChatMyrmecocichla aethiops
Northern WheatearOenanthe oenanthe
Heuglin's WheatearOenanthe heuglinii
Isabelline WheatearOenanthe isabellina
Desert WheatearOenanthe deserti
Black-eared WheatearOenanthe hispanica
BlackstartOenanthe melanura
White-crowned WheatearOenanthe leucopyga

 

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