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This checklist includes all bird species found in Serengeti National Park , 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: Serengeti National Park [map]

Number of species: 699
Number of globally threatened species: 19
Number of introduced species: 2
Last modified: 2022-05-04
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STRUTHIONIFORMES: Struthionidae

Common OstrichStruthio camelus

 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae

White-faced Whistling DuckDendrocygna viduata
Fulvous Whistling DuckDendrocygna bicolor
Maccoa DuckOxyura maccoaEndangered
Egyptian GooseAlopochen aegyptiaca
Southern PochardNetta erythrophthalma
GarganeySpatula querquedula
Hottentot TealSpatula hottentota
Northern ShovelerSpatula clypeata
African Black DuckAnas sparsa
Yellow-billed DuckAnas undulata
Cape TealAnas capensis
Red-billed TealAnas erythrorhyncha
Northern PintailAnas acuta
Common TealAnas crecca
White-backed DuckThalassornis leuconotus
Spur-winged GoosePlectropterus gambensis
Comb DuckSarkidiornis melanotos
African Pygmy GooseNettapus auritus

 
GALLIFORMES: Numididae

Helmeted GuineafowlNumida meleagris
Crested GuineafowlGuttera pucherani

 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae

Common QuailCoturnix coturnix
Harlequin QuailCoturnix delegorguei
Blue QuailSynoicus adansonii
Hildebrandt's FrancolinPternistis hildebrandti
Scaly FrancolinPternistis squamatus
Yellow-necked SpurfowlPternistis leucoscepus
Grey-breasted SpurfowlPternistis rufopictusEndemic (country/region)
Red-necked SpurfowlPternistis afer
Crested FrancolinDendroperdix sephaena
Coqui FrancolinPeliperdix coqui
Red-winged FrancolinScleroptila levaillantii
Shelley's FrancolinScleroptila shelleyi

 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae

Greater FlamingoPhoenicopterus roseus
Lesser FlamingoPhoeniconaias minorNear-threatened

 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Podicipedidae

Little GrebeTachybaptus ruficollis
Black-necked GrebePodiceps nigricollis

 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae

Speckled PigeonColumba guinea
African Olive PigeonColumba arquatrix
Lemon DoveAplopelia larvata
Dusky Turtle DoveStreptopelia lugens
Mourning Collared DoveStreptopelia decipiens
Red-eyed DoveStreptopelia semitorquata
Ring-necked DoveStreptopelia capicola
Laughing DoveStreptopelia senegalensis
African Green PigeonTreron calvus
Emerald-spotted Wood DoveTurtur chalcospilos
Blue-spotted Wood DoveTurtur afer
Tambourine DoveTurtur tympanistria
Namaqua DoveOena capensis

 
PTEROCLIFORMES: Pteroclidae

Chestnut-bellied SandgrousePterocles exustus
Yellow-throated SandgrousePterocles gutturalis
Black-faced SandgrousePterocles decoratus

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae

European NightjarCaprimulgus europaeus
Sombre NightjarCaprimulgus fraenatus
Fiery-necked NightjarCaprimulgus pectoralis
Montane NightjarCaprimulgus poliocephalus
Swamp NightjarCaprimulgus natalensis
Plain NightjarCaprimulgus inornatus
Freckled NightjarCaprimulgus tristigma
Slender-tailed NightjarCaprimulgus clarus
Mozambique NightjarCaprimulgus fossii
Pennant-winged NightjarCaprimulgus vexillarius

 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Apodidae

Mottled Spinetailed SwiftTelacanthura ussheri
Scarce SwiftSchoutedenapus myoptilus
African Palm SwiftCypsiurus parvus
Alpine SwiftTachymarptis melba
Mottled SwiftTachymarptis aequatorialis
White-rumped SwiftApus caffer
Horus SwiftApus horus
Little SwiftApus affinis
Nyanza SwiftApus niansae
African SwiftApus barbatus
Common SwiftApus apus

 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae

Blue-headed CoucalCentropus monachus
White-browed CoucalCentropus superciliosus
African Black CoucalCentropus grillii
Jacobin CuckooClamator jacobinus
Levaillant's CuckooClamator levaillantii
Great Spotted CuckooClamator glandarius
Klaas's CuckooChrysococcyx klaas
African Emerald CuckooChrysococcyx cupreus
Diederick CuckooChrysococcyx caprius
Red-chested CuckooCuculus solitarius
Black CuckooCuculus clamosus
Common CuckooCuculus canorus
African CuckooCuculus gularis
Lesser CuckooCuculus poliocephalus

 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

African RailRallus caerulescens
African CrakeCrex egregia
CorncrakeCrex crex
Black CrakeZapornia flavirostra
Baillon's CrakeZapornia pusilla
Purple SwamphenPorphyrio porphyrio
Allen's GallinulePorphyrio alleni
Common MoorhenGallinula chloropus
Lesser MoorhenGallinula angulata
Red-knobbed CootFulica cristata

 
GRUIFORMES: Heliornithidae

African FinfootPodica senegalensis

 
GRUIFORMES: Gruidae

Grey Crowned CraneBalearica regulorumEndangered

 
OTIDIFORMES: Otididae

Black-bellied BustardLissotis melanogaster
Hartlaub's BustardLissotis hartlaubii
Kori BustardArdeotis koriNear-threatened
Denham's BustardArdeotis denhamiNear-threatened
Buff-crested BustardLophotis gindiana
White-bellied BustardEupodotis senegalensis

 
MUSOPHAGIFORMES: Musophagidae

White-bellied Go-away-birdCriniferoides leucogaster
Eastern Grey Plantain-eaterCrinifer zonurus
Bare-faced Go-away-birdCorythaixoides personatus
Grey Go-away-birdCorythaixoides concolor
Schalow's TuracoTauraco schalowi
Hartlaub's TuracoTauraco hartlaubi
Ross's TuracoTauraco rossae

 
PELECANIFORMES: Ciconiidae

MarabouLeptoptilos crumenifer
Yellow-billed StorkMycteria ibis
African OpenbillAnastomus lamelligerus
Black StorkCiconia nigra
Abdim's StorkCiconia abdimii
Woolly-necked StorkCiconia episcopus
European White StorkCiconia ciconia
Saddle-bill StorkEphippiorhynchus senegalensis

 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae

Great White PelicanPelecanus onocrotalus
Pink-backed PelicanPelecanus rufescens

 
PELECANIFORMES: Scopidae

HamerkopScopus umbretta

 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae

Little BitternIxobrychus minutus
Dwarf BitternIxobrychus sturmii
Black-crowned Night HeronNycticorax nycticorax
Striated HeronButorides striata
Squacco HeronArdeola ralloides
Madagascar Pond HeronArdeola idaeEndangered
Rufous-bellied HeronArdeola rufiventris
Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
Grey HeronArdea cinerea
Black-headed HeronArdea melanocephala
Goliath HeronArdea goliath
Purple HeronArdea purpurea
Great EgretArdea alba
Intermediate EgretArdea intermedia
Black HeronEgretta ardesiaca
Little EgretEgretta garzetta

 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae

African Sacred IbisThreskiornis aethiopicus
African SpoonbillPlatalea alba
Hadada IbisBostrychia hagedash
Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellus

 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae

Long-tailed CormorantMicrocarbo africanus
Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carbo

 
PELECANIFORMES: Anhingidae

African DarterAnhinga rufa

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae

Water Thick-kneeBurhinus vermiculatus
Spotted Thick-kneeBurhinus capensis

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae

Pied AvocetRecurvirostra avosetta
Black-winged StiltHimantopus himantopus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae

Grey PloverPluvialis squatarola
Common Ringed PloverCharadrius hiaticula
Little Ringed PloverCharadrius dubius
Kittlitz's PloverCharadrius pecuarius
Three-banded PloverCharadrius tricollaris
White-fronted PloverCharadrius marginatus
Chestnut-banded PloverCharadrius pallidus
Lesser Sand PloverCharadrius mongolus
Greater Sand PloverCharadrius leschenaultii
Caspian PloverCharadrius asiaticus
Long-toed LapwingVanellus crassirostris
Blacksmith LapwingVanellus armatus
Spur-winged LapwingVanellus spinosus
White-headed LapwingVanellus albiceps
Senegal LapwingVanellus lugubris
Black-winged LapwingVanellus melanopterus
Crowned LapwingVanellus coronatus
African Wattled LapwingVanellus senegallus
Brown-chested LapwingVanellus superciliosus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Rostratulidae

Greater Painted-snipeRostratula benghalensis

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae

African JacanaActophilornis africanus
Lesser JacanaMicroparra capensis

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae

WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
Eurasian CurlewNumenius arquataNear-threatened
Black-tailed GodwitLimosa limosaNear-threatened
RuffCalidris pugnax
Broad-billed SandpiperCalidris falcinellus
Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferrugineaNear-threatened
Temminck's StintCalidris temminckiiRare/Accidental
SanderlingCalidris alba
Little StintCalidris minuta
African SnipeGallinago nigripennis
Common SnipeGallinago gallinago
Jack SnipeLymnocryptes minimus
Terek SandpiperXenus cinereus
Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucos
Green SandpiperTringa ochropus
Spotted RedshankTringa erythropus
Common GreenshankTringa nebularia
Common RedshankTringa totanus
Wood SandpiperTringa glareola
Marsh SandpiperTringa stagnatilis
Red-necked PhalaropePhalaropus lobatus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Turnicidae

Common ButtonquailTurnix sylvaticus

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae

Double-banded CourserRhinoptilus africanus
Heuglin's CourserRhinoptilus cinctus
Bronze-winged CourserRhinoptilus chalcopterus
Temminck's CourserCursorius temminckii
Collared PratincoleGlareola pratincola
Madagascar PratincoleGlareola ocularisNear-threatened

 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae

African SkimmerRynchops flavirostris
Black-headed GullChroicocephalus ridibundus
Gray-hooded GullChroicocephalus cirrocephalus
Lesser Black-backed GullLarus fuscus
Gull-billed TernGelochelidon nilotica
Whiskered TernChlidonias hybrida
White-winged TernChlidonias leucopterus
Common TernSterna hirundo

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Sagittariidae

Secretary-birdSagittarius serpentariusEndangered

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae

OspreyPandion haliaetus

 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae

Black-winged KiteElanus caeruleus
European Honey BuzzardPernis apivorus
African Cuckoo HawkAviceda cuculoides
African Harrier HawkPolyboroides typus
Palm-nut VultureGypohierax angolensis
Egyptian VultureNeophron percnopterusEndangered
BateleurTerathopius ecaudatusEndangered
Black-chested Snake EagleCircaetus pectoralis
Brown Snake EagleCircaetus cinereus
Southern Banded Snake EagleCircaetus fasciolatusNear-threatened
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
Bat HawkMacheiramphus alcinus
Crowned EagleStephanoaetus coronatusNear-threatened
Martial EaglePolemaetus bellicosusEndangered
Long-crested EagleLophaetus occipitalis
Lesser Spotted EagleClanga pomarina
Tawny EagleAquila rapaxVulnerable
Steppe EagleAquila nipalensisEndangered
Eastern Imperial EagleAquila heliacaVulnerable
Verreaux's EagleAquila verreauxii
African Hawk EagleAquila spilogaster
Wahlberg's EagleHieraaetus wahlbergi
Booted EagleHieraaetus pennatus
Ayres's EagleHieraaetus ayresii
Lizard BuzzardKaupifalco monogrammicus
Dark Chanting GoshawkMelierax metabates
Eastern Chanting GoshawkMelierax poliopterus
Gabar GoshawkMicronisus gabar
Western Marsh HarrierCircus aeruginosus
African Marsh HarrierCircus ranivorus
Pallid HarrierCircus macrourusNear-threatened
Montagu's HarrierCircus pygargus
African GoshawkAccipiter tachiro
ShikraAccipiter badius
Levant SparrowhawkAccipiter brevipesRare/Accidental
Little SparrowhawkAccipiter minullus
Ovambo SparrowhawkAccipiter ovampensis
Eurasian SparrowhawkAccipiter nisusRare/Accidental
Rufous-breasted SparrowhawkAccipiter rufiventris
Black SparrowhawkAccipiter melanoleucus
African Fish EagleHaliaeetus vocifer
Black KiteMilvus migrans
Grasshopper BuzzardButastur rufipennisRare/Accidental
Augur BuzzardButeo augur
Eurasian BuzzardButeo buteo
Mountain BuzzardButeo oreophilusNear-threatened
Long-legged BuzzardButeo rufinusRare/Accidental

 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae

African Grass OwlTyto capensis
Common Barn OwlTyto alba

 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae

Pearl-spotted OwletGlaucidium perlatum
African Barred OwletGlaucidium capense
African Scops OwlOtus senegalensis
Southern White-faced OwlPtilopsis granti
Marsh OwlAsio capensis
African Wood OwlStrix woodfordii
Spotted Eagle OwlBubo africanus
Verreaux's Eagle OwlBubo lacteus

 
COLIIFORMES: Coliidae

Speckled MousebirdColius striatus
White-headed MousebirdColius leucocephalus
Blue-naped MousebirdUrocolius macrourus

 
TROGONIFORMES: Trogonidae

Narina's TrogonApaloderma narina

 
BUCEROTIFORMES: Bucerotidae

Southern Ground HornbillBucorvus leadbeateriVulnerable
Crowned HornbillTockus alboterminatus
African Grey HornbillTockus nasutus
Red-billed HornbillTockus erythrorhynchus
Eastern Yellow-billed HornbillTockus flavirostris
Von der Decken's HornbillTockus deckeni
Grey-cheeked HornbillBycanistes subcylindricus
Silvery-cheeked HornbillBycanistes brevis

 
BUCEROTIFORMES: Upupidae

Common HoopoeUpupa epops

 
BUCEROTIFORMES: Phoeniculidae

Green Wood-hoopoePhoeniculus purpureus
Common ScimitarbillRhinopomastus cyanomelas
Abyssinian ScimitarbillRhinopomastus minor

 
PICIFORMES: Indicatoridae

Green-backed HoneybirdProdotiscus zambesiae
Wahlberg's HoneybirdProdotiscus regulus
Lesser HoneyguideIndicator minor
Scaly-throated HoneyguideIndicator variegatus
Greater HoneyguideIndicator indicator

 
PICIFORMES: Picidae

Bennett's WoodpeckerCampethera bennettii
Nubian WoodpeckerCampethera nubica
Golden-tailed WoodpeckerCampethera abingoni
Green-backed WoodpeckerCampethera cailliautii
Cardinal WoodpeckerDendropicos fuscescens
Bearded WoodpeckerChloropicus namaquus
Grey WoodpeckerMesopicos goertae
Olive WoodpeckerMesopicos griseocephalus
Brown-backed WoodpeckerIpophilus obsoletus

 
PICIFORMES: Ramphastidae

Crested BarbetTrachyphonus vaillantii
Red-and-yellow BarbetTrachyphonus erythrocephalus
D'Arnaud's BarbetTrachyphonus darnaudii
White-eared BarbetStactolaema leucotis
Moustached Green TinkerbirdPogoniulus leucomystax
Yellow-rumped TinkerbirdPogoniulus bilineatus
Red-fronted TinkerbirdPogoniulus pusillus
Red-fronted BarbetTricholaema diademata
Miombo Pied BarbetTricholaema frontata
Spot-flanked BarbetTricholaema lacrymosa
Black-throated BarbetTricholaema melanocephala
White-headed BarbetLybius leucocephalus
Red-faced BarbetLybius rubrifaciesNear-threatened
Black-billed BarbetLybius guifsobalito
Brown-breasted BarbetPogonornis melanopterus
Double-toothed BarbetPogonornis bidentatus

 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae

White-fronted Bee-eaterMerops bullockoides
White-throated Bee-eaterMerops albicollis
Northern Carmine Bee-eaterMerops nubicus
Olive Bee-eaterMerops superciliosus
Blue-cheeked Bee-eaterMerops persicus
European Bee-eaterMerops apiaster
Cinnamon-chested Bee-eaterMerops lafresnayii
Little Bee-eaterMerops pusillus

 
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae

Rufous-crowned RollerCoracias naevius
Racquet-tailed RollerCoracias spatulatus
Lilac-breasted RollerCoracias caudatus
European RollerCoracias garrulus
Broad-billed RollerEurystomus glaucurus

 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae

African Pygmy KingfisherIspidina picta
African Malachite KingfisherCorythornis cristatus
Giant KingfisherMegaceryle maxima
Pied KingfisherCeryle rudis
Grey-headed KingfisherHalcyon leucocephala
Brown-hooded KingfisherHalcyon albiventris
Striped KingfisherHalcyon chelicuti
Woodland KingfisherHalcyon senegalensis
Mangrove KingfisherHalcyon senegaloides

 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

African Pygmy FalconPolihierax semitorquatus
Lesser KestrelFalco naumanni
Common KestrelFalco tinnunculus
Greater KestrelFalco rupicoloides
Grey KestrelFalco ardosiaceus
Dickinson's KestrelFalco dickinsoni
Red-necked FalconFalco chicquera
Red-footed FalconFalco vespertinusVulnerable
Amur FalconFalco amurensis
Eleonora's FalconFalco eleonorae
Sooty FalconFalco concolorVulnerable
Eurasian HobbyFalco subbuteo
African HobbyFalco cuvierii
Lanner FalconFalco biarmicus
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus

 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae

Brown-necked ParrotPoicephalus robustus
Brown ParrotPoicephalus meyeri
Brown-headed ParrotPoicephalus cryptoxanthus
Red-bellied ParrotPoicephalus rufiventris

 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittaculidae

Red-headed LovebirdAgapornis pullarius
Fischer's LovebirdAgapornis fischeriNear-threatened
Yellow-collared LovebirdAgapornis personatusEndemic (country/region)

 
PASSERIFORMES: Pittidae

African PittaPitta angolensis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Campephagidae

White-breasted CuckooshrikeCeblepyris pectoralis
Grey CuckooshrikeCeblepyris caesius
Black CuckooshrikeCampephaga flava

 
PASSERIFORMES: Oriolidae

Eastern Black-headed OrioleOriolus larvatus
Eurasian Golden OrioleOriolus oriolus
African Golden OrioleOriolus auratus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Platysteiridae

Forest BatisBatis mixta
Chinspot BatisBatis molitor
East Coast BatisBatis soror
Von Erlanger's BatisBatis erlangeri
Brown-throated Wattle-eyePlatysteira cyanea

 
PASSERIFORMES: Vangidae

White-crested Helmet-shrikePrionops plumatus
Grey-crested Helmet-shrikePrionops poliolophusNear-threatened

 
PASSERIFORMES: Malaconotidae

Grey-headed Bush-shrikeMalaconotus blanchoti
Black-backed PuffbackDryoscopus cubla
Brown-crowned TchagraTchagra australis
Three-streaked TchagraTchagra jamesi
Black-crowned TchagraTchagra senegalus
BrubruNilaus afer
Orange-breasted Bush-shrikeChlorophoneus sulfureopectus
Slate-coloured BoubouLaniarius funebris
Tropical BoubouLaniarius aethiopicus
East Coast BoubouLaniarius sublacteus
Black-headed GonolekLaniarius erythrogaster
Rosy-patched Bush-shrikeRhodophoneus cruentus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Dicruridae

Square-tailed DrongoDicrurus ludwigii
Fork-tailed DrongoDicrurus adsimilis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Laniidae

Magpie ShrikeUrolestes melanoleucus
White-rumped ShrikeEurocephalus ruppelli
Red-backed ShrikeLanius collurio
Turkestan ShrikeLanius phoenicuroides
Isabelline ShrikeLanius isabellinus
Mackinnon's ShrikeLanius mackinnoni
Lesser Grey ShrikeLanius minor
Grey-backed FiscalLanius excubitoroides
Long-tailed FiscalLanius cabanisi
Taita FiscalLanius dorsalis
Southern FiscalLanius collaris
Northern FiscalLanius humeralis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae

Cape CrowCorvus capensis
White-necked RavenCorvus albicollis
Pied CrowCorvus albus
House CrowCorvus splendensIntroduced species

 
PASSERIFORMES: Monarchidae

African Paradise-flycatcherTerpsiphone viridis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Nectariniidae

Western Violet-backed SunbirdAnthreptes longuemarei
Eastern Violet-backed SunbirdAnthreptes orientalis
Collared SunbirdHedydipna collaris
Green-headed SunbirdCyanomitra verticalis
Olive SunbirdCyanomitra olivacea
Green-throated SunbirdChalcomitra rubescens
Amethyst SunbirdChalcomitra amethystina
Scarlet-chested SunbirdChalcomitra senegalensis
Tacazze SunbirdNectarinia tacazze
Bronzy SunbirdNectarinia kilimensis
Malachite SunbirdNectarinia famosa
Golden-winged SunbirdDrepanorhynchus reichenowi
Eastern Double-collared SunbirdCinnyris mediocris
Forest Double-collared SunbirdCinnyris fuelleborni
Beautiful SunbirdCinnyris pulchellus
Mariqua SunbirdCinnyris mariquensis
Red-chested SunbirdCinnyris erythrocercus
Purple-banded SunbirdCinnyris bifasciatus
Superb SunbirdCinnyris superbus
Variable SunbirdCinnyris venustus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Ploceidae

White-billed Buffalo WeaverBubalornis albirostrisRare/Accidental
Red-billed Buffalo WeaverBubalornis niger
White-headed Buffalo WeaverDinemellia dinemelli
White-browed Sparrow WeaverPlocepasser mahali
Rufous-tailed WeaverHisturgops ruficaudaEndemic (country/region)
Speckle-fronted WeaverSporopipes frontalis
Grey-headed Social WeaverPseudonigrita arnaudi
Black-capped Social WeaverPseudonigrita cabanisi
Grosbeak WeaverAmblyospiza albifrons
Cardinal QueleaQuelea cardinalis
Red-headed QueleaQuelea erythrops
Red-billed QueleaQuelea quelea
Yellow-crowned BishopEuplectes afer
Black BishopEuplectes gierowii
Red-collared WidowbirdEuplectes ardens
Black-winged BishopEuplectes hordeaceus
Southern Red BishopEuplectes orix
Yellow BishopEuplectes capensis
Yellow-mantled WidowbirdEuplectes macroura
Fan-tailed WidowbirdEuplectes axillaris
White-winged WidowbirdEuplectes albonotatus
Jackson's WidowbirdEuplectes jacksoniNear-threatened
Baglafecht WeaverPloceus baglafecht
Slender-billed WeaverPloceus pelzelni
Little WeaverPloceus luteolus
Spectacled WeaverPloceus ocularis
Black-necked WeaverPloceus nigricollis
African Golden WeaverPloceus subaureus
Holub's WeaverPloceus xanthops
Northern Brown-throated WeaverPloceus castanops
Lesser Masked WeaverPloceus intermedius
Tanzanian Masked WeaverPloceus reichardiEndemic (country/region)
Vitelline Masked WeaverPloceus vitellinus
Speke's WeaverPloceus spekei
Village WeaverPloceus cucullatus
Vieillot's WeaverPloceus nigerrimus
Black-headed WeaverPloceus melanocephalus
Golden-backed WeaverPloceus jacksoni
Chestnut WeaverPloceus rubiginosus
Red-headed MalimbeMalimbus rubricollis
Red-headed WeaverAnaplectes rubriceps

 
PASSERIFORMES: Estrildidae

Red-billed FirefinchLagonosticta senegala
Jameson's FirefinchLagonosticta rhodopareia
African FirefinchLagonosticta rubricata
Green-winged PytiliaPytilia melba
Purple GrenadierGranatina ianthinogaster
Blue-breasted Cordon-bleuUraeginthus angolensis
Red-cheeked Cordon-bleuUraeginthus bengalus
Blue-capped Cordon-bleuUraeginthus cyanocephalus
Lesser SeedcrackerPyrenestes minor
Fawn-breasted WaxbillEstrilda paludicola
Crimson-rumped WaxbillEstrilda rhodopyga
Common WaxbillEstrilda astrild
Black-crowned WaxbillEstrilda nonnula
Black-faced WaxbillEstrilda erythronotos
Yellow-bellied WaxbillCoccopygia quartinia
Grey-headed NegrofinchNigrita canicapillus
Cut-throat FinchAmadina fasciata
Black-chinned QuailfinchOrtygospiza gabonensis
African QuailfinchOrtygospiza fuscocrissa
Zebra WaxbillAmandava subflava
Bronze MannikinSpermestes cucullata
Black-and-white MannikinSpermestes bicolor
Grey-headed SilverbillOdontospiza griseicapilla
African SilverbillEuodice cantans

 
PASSERIFORMES: Viduidae

Pin-tailed WhydahVidua macroura
Eastern Paradise WhydahVidua paradisaea
Broad-tailed Paradise WhydahVidua obtusa
Steel-blue WhydahVidua hypocherina
Straw-tailed WhydahVidua fischeri
Dusky IndigobirdVidua funerea
Village IndigobirdVidua chalybeata
Purple IndigobirdVidua purpurascens
Parasitic WeaverAnomalospiza imberbis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae

House SparrowPasser domesticusIntroduced species
Kordofan SparrowPasser cordofanicus
Northern Grey-headed SparrowPasser griseus
Southern Grey-headed SparrowPasser diffusus
Chestnut SparrowPasser eminibey
Yellow-throated Bush SparrowGymnoris superciliaris
Yellow-spotted Bush SparrowGymnoris pyrgita

 
PASSERIFORMES: Motacillidae

Bushveld PipitAnthus caffer
Tree PipitAnthus trivialis
Red-throated PipitAnthus cervinus
Striped PipitAnthus lineiventris
Richard's PipitAnthus richardi
Plain-backed PipitAnthus leucophrys
African PipitAnthus cinnamomeus
Long-billed PipitAnthus similis
Yellow-throated LongclawMacronyx croceus
Pangani LongclawMacronyx aurantiigula
Rosy-breasted LongclawMacronyx ameliae
Golden PipitTmetothylacus tenellus
Cape WagtailMotacilla capensis
Yellow WagtailMotacilla flava
African WagtailMotacilla aguimp
Grey WagtailMotacilla cinerea
White WagtailMotacilla alba

 
PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae

Southern CitrilCrithagra hyposticta
Western CitrilCrithagra frontalis
Papyrus CanaryCrithagra koliensis
Black-throated CanaryCrithagra atrogularis
Reichenow's CanaryCrithagra reichenowi
Yellow-fronted CanaryCrithagra mozambica
Southern Grosbeak CanaryCrithagra buchanani
White-bellied CanaryCrithagra dorsostriata
Brimstone CanaryCrithagra sulphurata
Streaky CanaryCrithagra striolata
Thick-billed CanaryCrithagra burtoni
Yellow-crowned CanarySerinus flavivertex

 
PASSERIFORMES: Emberizidae

Golden-breasted BuntingFringillaria flaviventris
Cinnamon-breasted BuntingFringillaria tahapisi
Ortolan BuntingEmberiza hortulanaRare/Accidental

 
PASSERIFORMES: Stenostiridae

Blue Crested-flycatcherElminia longicauda
Blue-and-white Crested-flycatcherElminia albicauda

 
PASSERIFORMES: Paridae

Rufous-bellied TitMelaniparus rufiventris
White-bellied TitMelaniparus albiventris
Red-throated TitMelaniparus fringillinus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Remizidae

Mouse-coloured Penduline TitAnthoscopus musculus
Grey Penduline TitAnthoscopus caroli

 
PASSERIFORMES: Alaudidae

Dusky LarkPinarocorys nigricans
Chestnut-backed Sparrow LarkEremopterix leucotis
Fischer's Sparrow LarkEremopterix leucopareia
Pink-breasted LarkCalendulauda poecilosterna
Fawn-coloured LarkCalendulauda africanoides
Rufous-naped LarkMirafra africana
Flappet LarkMirafra rufocinnamomea
White-tailed LarkMirafra albicauda
Singing Bush LarkMirafra cantillans
Somali Short-toed LarkAlaudala somalica
Red-capped LarkCalandrella cinerea
Short-tailed LarkSpizocorys fremantlii

 
PASSERIFORMES: Macrosphenidae

Northern CrombecSylvietta brachyura
Red-faced CrombecSylvietta whytii
Moustached Grass WarblerMelocichla mentalis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Cisticolidae

Yellow-bellied EremomelaEremomela icteropygialis
Green-capped EremomelaEremomela scotops
Red-capped Forest WarblerArtisornis metopias
Bar-throated ApalisApalis thoracica
Yellow-breasted ApalisApalis flavida
Black-headed ApalisApalis melanocephala
Chestnut-throated ApalisApalis porphyrolaema
Buff-throated ApalisApalis rufogularis
Karamoja ApalisApalis karamojaeVulnerable
Grey ApalisApalis cinerea
Buff-bellied WarblerPhyllolais pulchella
Grey Wren WarblerCalamonastes simplex
Miombo Wren WarblerCalamonastes undosus
Grey-backed CamaropteraCamaroptera brachyura
Grey-capped WarblerEminia lepida
Red-faced CisticolaCisticola erythrops
Singing CisticolaCisticola cantans
Trilling CisticolaCisticola woosnami
Hunter's CisticolaCisticola hunteri
Rock-loving CisticolaCisticola aberrans
Rattling CisticolaCisticola chiniana
Ashy CisticolaCisticola cinereolus
Wailing CisticolaCisticola lais
Winding CisticolaCisticola galactotes
Carruthers's CisticolaCisticola carruthersi
Stout CisticolaCisticola robustus
Croaking CisticolaCisticola natalensis
Tiny CisticolaCisticola nana
Short-winged CisticolaCisticola brachypterus
Piping CisticolaCisticola fulvicapilla
Long-tailed CisticolaCisticola angusticauda
Zitting CisticolaCisticola juncidis
Desert CisticolaCisticola aridulus
Pectoral-patch CisticolaCisticola brunnescens
Wing-snapping CisticolaCisticola ayresii
Tawny-flanked PriniaPrinia subflava
Red-faced PriniaPrinia rufifrons

 
PASSERIFORMES: Locustellidae

Fan-tailed GrassbirdSchoenicola brevirostris
Bracken WarblerBradypterus cinnamomeus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Acrocephalidae

Olivaceous WarblerIduna pallida
Dark-capped Yellow WarblerIduna natalensis
Mountain Yellow WarblerIduna similis
Upcher's WarblerHippolais languida
Icterine WarblerHippolais icterina
Sedge WarblerAcrocephalus schoenobaenus
Marsh WarblerAcrocephalus palustris
Common Reed WarblerAcrocephalus scirpaceus
Great Reed WarblerAcrocephalus arundinaceus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae

Grey-rumped SwallowPseudhirundo griseopyga
White-headed Saw-wingPsalidoprocne albiceps
Black Saw-wingPsalidoprocne pristoptera
Northern House MartinDelichon urbicum
Lesser Striped SwallowCecropis abyssinica
Rufous-chested SwallowCecropis semirufa
Mosque SwallowCecropis senegalensis
Red-rumped SwallowCecropis daurica
Wire-tailed SwallowHirundo smithii
Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Angolan SwallowHirundo angolensis
Rock MartinPtyonoprogne fuligula
Banded MartinNeophedina cincta
Plain MartinRiparia paludicola
Sand MartinRiparia riparia

 
PASSERIFORMES: Pycnonotidae

Grey-olive GreenbulPhyllastrephus cerviniventris
Common BulbulPycnonotus barbatus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Phylloscopidae

Willow WarblerPhylloscopus trochilus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sylviidae

Eurasian BlackcapSylvia atricapilla
Garden WarblerSylvia borin
Banded ParisomaCurruca boehmi
Brown ParisomaCurruca lugens
Common WhitethroatCurruca communis

 
PASSERIFORMES: Zosteropidae

Abyssinian White-eyeZosterops abyssinicus
African Yellow White-eyeZosterops senegalensis
Broad-ringed White-eyeZosterops poliogastrus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Leiothrichidae

Rufous ChattererArgya rubiginosa
Black-lored BabblerTurdoides sharpei
Arrow-marked BabblerTurdoides jardineii
Northern Pied BabblerTurdoides hypoleuca

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sittidae

African SalpornisSalpornis salvadori

 
PASSERIFORMES: Buphagidae

Red-billed OxpeckerBuphagus erythrorhynchus
Yellow-billed OxpeckerBuphagus africanus

 
PASSERIFORMES: Sturnidae

Wattled StarlingCreatophora cinerea
Red-winged StarlingOnychognathus morio
Waller's StarlingOnychognathus walleri
Sharpe's StarlingPholia sharpii
Kenrick's StarlingPoeoptera kenricki
Hildebrandt's StarlingLamprotornis hildebrandti
Rüppell's Glossy StarlingLamprotornis purpuroptera
Ashy StarlingLamprotornis unicolor
Splendid Glossy StarlingLamprotornis splendidus
Golden-breasted StarlingLamprotornis regius
Superb StarlingLamprotornis superbus
Fischer's StarlingLamprotornis fischeri
Sharp-tailed StarlingLamprotornis acuticaudus
Lesser Blue-eared StarlingLamprotornis chloropterus
Greater Blue-eared StarlingLamprotornis chalybaeus
Amethyst StarlingCinnyricinclus leucogaster

 
PASSERIFORMES: Muscicapidae

Eastern Bearded Scrub RobinCercotrichas quadrivirgata
Rufous Scrub RobinCercotrichas galactotes
White-browed Scrub RobinCercotrichas leucophrys
Spotted FlycatcherMuscicapa striata
Ashy FlycatcherMuscicapa caerulescens
Swamp FlycatcherMuscicapa aquatica
African Dusky FlycatcherMuscicapa adusta
Sooty FlycatcherMuscicapa infuscata
Grey Tit FlycatcherMyioparus plumbeus
Pale FlycatcherBradornis pallidus
African Grey FlycatcherBradornis microrhynchus
White-eyed Slaty FlycatcherMelaenornis fischeri
Northern Black FlycatcherMelaenornis edolioides
Southern Black FlycatcherMelaenornis pammelaina
SilverbirdEmpidornis semipartitus
Cape Robin ChatCossypha caffra
White-browed Robin ChatCossypha heuglini
Rüppell's Robin ChatCossypha semirufa
Collared Palm ThrushCichladusa arquata
Spotted Palm ThrushCichladusa guttata
White-throated IraniaIrania gutturalis
Common NightingaleLuscinia megarhynchos
Semi-collared FlycatcherFicedula semitorquata
Little Rock ThrushMonticola rufocinereus
Common Rock ThrushMonticola saxatilis
WhinchatSaxicola rubetra
African StonechatSaxicola torquatus
Sooty ChatMyrmecocichla nigra
Northern Anteater ChatMyrmecocichla aethiops
Northern WheatearOenanthe oenanthe
Capped WheatearOenanthe pileata
Isabelline WheatearOenanthe isabellina
Pied WheatearOenanthe pleschanka
Familiar ChatOenanthe familiaris
Abyssinian WheatearOenanthe lugubris
Mocking Cliff ChatThamnolaea cinnamomeiventris

 
PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae

Rufous Flycatcher ThrushStizorhina fraseri
Ethiopian ThrushTurdus abyssinicus
African ThrushTurdus pelios

 

References (partial list)

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