Birds of the Nairobi National Park – Checklist

Birds of the Nairobi National Park

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Struthionidae

Ostrich (Struthio camelus)

Podicipedidae

Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus)
Black-necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis)

Phalacrocoracidae

Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)
Reed Cormorant (Phalacrocorax africanus)

Anhingidae

African Darter (Anhinga rufa)

Pelecanidae

Great White Pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Pink-backed Pelican (Pelecanus rufescens)

Ardeidae

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

Scopidae

Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta)

Ciconiidae

Yellow-billed Stork (Mycteria ibis)
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 crumeniferus)

Threskiornithidae

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

Phoenicopteridae

Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber)
Lesser Flamingo (Phoeniconaias minor)

Anatidae

Fulvous Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna bicolor)
White-faced Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna viduata)
White-backed Duck (Thalassornis leuconotus)
Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
Spur-winged Goose (Plectropterus gambensis)
Comb Duck (Sarkidiornis melanotos)
African Pygmy Goose (Nettapus auritus)
Eurasian Wigeon (Anas penelope)
Common Teal (Anas crecca)
Cape Teal (Anas capensis)
Yellow-billed Duck (Anas undulata)
African Black Duck (Anas sparsa)
Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)
Red-billed Duck (Anas erythrorhyncha)
Hottentot Teal (Anas hottentota)
Garganey (Anas querquedula)
Southern Pochard (Netta erythrophthalma)
Maccoa Duck (Oxyura maccoa)

Accipitridae

Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)
African Cuckoo Hawk (Aviceda cuculoides)
European Honey Buzzard (Pernis apivorus)
Black-shouldered Kite (Elanus caeruleus)
Black Kite (Milvus migrans)
African Fish Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer)
Palm-nut Vulture (Gypohierax angolensis)
Bearded Vulture (Gypaetus barbatus)
Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus)
Hooded Vulture (Necrosyrtes monachus)
White-backed Vulture (Gyps africanus)
Rüppell’s Vulture (Gyps rueppellii)
Lappet-faced Vulture (Torgos tracheliotus)
White-headed Vulture (Trigonoceps occipitalis)
Black-chested Snake Eagle (Circaetus pectoralis)
Brown Snake Eagle (Circaetus cinereus)
Western Banded Snake Eagle (Circaetus cinerascens)
Bateleur (Terathopius ecaudatus)
African Harrier Hawk (Polyboroides typus)
Pallid Harrier (Circus macrourus)
Montagu’s Harrier (Circus pygargus)
African Marsh Harrier (Circus ranivorus)
Western Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)
Gabar Goshawk (Micronisus gabar)
Eastern Chanting Goshawk (Melierax poliopterus)
African Goshawk (Accipiter tachiro)
Shikra (Accipiter badius)
Little Sparrowhawk (Accipiter minullus)
Ovampo Sparrowhawk (Accipiter ovampensis)
Eurasian Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)
Rufous-chested Sparrowhawk (Accipiter rufiventris)
Black Sparrowhawk (Accipiter melanoleucus)
Grasshopper Buzzard (Butastur rufipennis)
Lizard Buzzard (Kaupifalco monogrammicus)
Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo)
Mountain Buzzard (Buteo oreophilus)
Augur Buzzard (Buteo augur)
Greater Spotted Eagle (Aquila clanga)
Tawny Eagle (Aquila rapax)
Steppe Eagle (Aquila nipalensis)
Eastern Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca)
Verreauxs’ Eagle (Aquila verreauxii)
Wahlberg’s Eagle (Aquila wahlbergi)
African Hawk Eagle (Hieraaetus spilogaster)
Booted Eagle (Hieraaetus pennatus)
Ayres’s Hawk Eagle (Hieraaetus ayresii)
Long-crested Eagle (Lophaetus occipitalis)
Crowned Eagle (Stephanoaetus coronatus)
Martial Eagle (Polemaetus bellicosus)

Sagittariidae

Secretary Bird (Sagittarius serpentarius)

Falconidae

Pygmy Falcon (Polihierax semitorquatus)
Lesser Kestrel (Falco naumanni)
Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)
Greater Kestrel (Falco rupicoloides)
Fox Kestrel (Falco alopex)
Grey Kestrel (Falco ardosiaceus)
Dickinson’s Kestrel (Falco dickinsoni)
Red-necked Falcon (Falco chicquera)
Red-footed Falcon (Falco vespertinus)
Amur Falcon (Falco amurensis)
Eurasian Hobby (Falco subbuteo)
African Hobby (Falco cuvierii)
Lanner Falcon (Falco biarmicus)
Saker Falcon (Falco cherrug)
Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)
Taita Falcon (Falco fasciinucha)

Numididae

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

Phasianidae

Common Quail (Coturnix coturnix)
Blue Quail (Coturnix adansonii)
Harlequin Quail (Coturnix delegorguei)
Coqui Francolin (Francolinus coqui)
Shelley’s Francolin (Francolinus shelleyi)
Crested Francolin (Francolinus sephaena)
Scaly Francolin (Francolinus squamatus)
Hildebrandt’s Francolin (Francolinus hildebrandti)
Yellow-necked Spurfowl (Francolinus leucoscepus)

Turnicidae

Kurrichane Buttonquail (Turnix sylvaticus)

Rallidae

Buff-spotted Flufftail (Sarothrura elegans)
Red-chested Flufftail (Sarothrura rufa)
Streaky-breasted Flufftail (Sarothrura boehmi)
African Crake (Crex egregia)
Corncrake (Crex crex)
African Rail (Rallus caerulescens)
Baillon’s Crake (Porzana pusilla)
Spotted Crake (Porzana porzana)
Striped Crake (Aenigmatolimnas marginalis)
Black Crake (Amaurornis flavirostra)
Allen’s Gallinule (Porphyrio alleni)
Purple Swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio)
Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus)
Lesser Moorhen (Gallinula angulata)
Red-knobbed Coot (Fulica cristata)

Gruidae

Grey Crowned Crane (Balearica regulorum)

Heliornithidae

African Finfoot (Podica senegalensis)

Otididae

Denham’s Bustard (Neotis denhami)
Kori Bustard (Ardeotis kori)
Buff-crested Bustard (Lophotis gindiana)
White-bellied Bustard (Eupodotis senegalensis)
Black-bellied Bustard (Lissotis melanogaster)
Hartlaub’s Bustard (Lissotis hartlaubii)

Jacanidae

African Jacana (Actophilornis africanus)

Rostratulidae

Greater Painted-snipe (Rostratula benghalensis)

Recurvirostridae

Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)
Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)

Burhinidae

Water Thick-knee (Burhinus vermiculatus)
Spotted Thick-knee (Burhinus capensis)

Glareolidae

Temminck’s Courser (Cursorius temminckii)
Double-banded Courser (Rhinoptilus africanus)
Three-banded Courser (Rhinoptilus cinctus)
Bronze-winged Courser (Rhinoptilus chalcopterus)
Collared Pratincole (Glareola pratincola)
Madagascar Pratincole (Glareola ocularis)

Charadriidae

Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius)
Common Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula)
Kittlitz’s Plover (Charadrius pecuarius)
Three-banded Plover (Charadrius tricollaris)
Chestnut-banded Plover (Charadrius pallidus)
Caspian Plover (Charadrius asiaticus)
Grey Plover (Pluvialis squatarola)
Black-headed Lapwing (Vanellus tectus)
Blacksmith Lapwing (Vanellus armatus)
Spur-winged Lapwing (Vanellus spinosus)
Senegal Lapwing (Vanellus lugubris)
Black-winged Lapwing (Vanellus melanopterus)
Crowned Lapwing (Vanellus coronatus)
Long-toed Lapwing (Vanellus crassirostris)

Scolopacidae

Little Stint (Calidris minuta)
Temminck’s Stint (Calidris temminckii)
Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea)
Ruff (Philomachus pugnax)
Jack Snipe (Lymnocryptes minimus)
Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago)
African Snipe (Gallinago nigripennis)
Great Snipe (Gallinago media)
Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa)
Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus)
Eurasian Curlew (Numenius arquata)
Spotted Redshank (Tringa erythropus)
Common Redshank (Tringa totanus)
Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis)
Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia)
Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus)
Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)
Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)

Laridae

Grey-headed Gull (Larus cirrocephalus)
Common Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)

Sternidae

Gull-billed Tern (Sterna nilotica)
Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida)
White-winged Tern (Chlidonias leucopterus)

Rynchopidae

African Skimmer (Rynchops flavirostris)

Pteroclidae

Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles exustus)
Black-faced Sandgrouse (Pterocles decoratus)
Yellow-throated Sandgrouse (Pterocles gutturalis)

Columbidae

African Green Pigeon (Treron calvus)
Tambourine Dove (Turtur tympanistria)
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove (Turtur chalcospilos)
Namaqua Dove (Oena capensis)
Eastern Bronze-naped Pigeon (Columba delegorguei)
Lemon Dove (Columba larvata)
African Olive Pigeon (Columba arquatrix)
Speckled Pigeon (Columba guinea)
Rock Dove/Feral Pigeon (Columba livia)
Red-eyed Dove (Streptopelia semitorquata)
African Mourning Dove (Streptopelia decipiens)
Ring-necked Dove (Streptopelia capicola)
Dusky Turtle Dove (Streptopelia lugens)
Laughing Dove (Streptopelia senegalensis)

Psittacidae

Red-fronted Parrot (Poicephalus gulielmi)
Meyer’s Parrot (Poicephalus meyeri)
Red-bellied Parrot (Poicephalus rufiventris)
Fischer’s Lovebird (Agapornis fischeri)

Musophagidae

Hartlaub’s Turaco (Tauraco hartlaubi)
Purple-crested Turaco (Tauraco porphyreolophus)
White-bellied Go-away Bird (Corythaixoides leucogaster)

Cuculidae

Jacobin Cuckoo (Clamator jacobinus)
Levaillant’s Cuckoo (Clamator levaillantii)
Great Spotted Cuckoo (Clamator glandarius)
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)
African Emerald Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx cupreus)
Klaas’s Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx klaas)
Dideric Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx caprius)
Yellowbill (Ceuthmochares aereus)
White-browed Coucal (Centropus superciliosus)
Black Coucal (Centropus grillii)
Madagascar Coucal (Centropus toulou)
Blue-headed Coucal (Centropus monachus)

Tytonidae

African Grass Owl (Tyto capensis)
Barn Owl (Tyto alba)

Strigidae

Eurasian Scops Owl (Otus scops)
African Scops Owl (Otus senegalensis)
Cape Eagle Owl (Bubo capensis)
Verreaux’s Eagle Owl (Bubo lacteus)
Pel’s Fishing-owl (Scotopelia peli)
Pearl-spotted Owlet (Glaucidium perlatum)
Red-chested Owlet (Glaucidium tephronotum)
African Wood Owl (Strix woodfordii)
Marsh Owl (Asio capensis)

Caprimulgidae

Slender-tailed Nightjar (Caprimulgus clarus)
Abyssinian Nightjar (Caprimulgus poliocephalus)
Plain Nightjar (Caprimulgus inornatus)
Freckled Nightjar (Caprimulgus tristigma)
Sombre Nightjar (Caprimulgus fraenatus)
European Nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus)

Apodidae

Mottled Spinetail (Telacanthura ussheri)
Scarce Swift (Schoutedenapus myoptilus)
African Palm Swift (Cypsiurus parvus)
African Black Swift (Apus barbatus)
Nyanza Swift (Apus niansae)
Common Swift (Apus apus)
White-rumped Swift (Apus caffer)
Horus Swift (Apus horus)
Little Swift (Apus affinis)
Mottled Swift (Tachymarptis aequatorialis)
Alpine Swift (Tachymarptis melba)

Coliidae

Blue-naped Mousebird (Urocolius macrourus)
Speckled Mousebird (Colius striatus)

Trogonidae

Narina’s Trogon (Apaloderma narina)

Alcedinidae

Brown-hooded Kingfisher (Halcyon albiventris)
Grey-headed Kingfisher (Halcyon leucocephala)
Striped Kingfisher (Halcyon chelicuti)
African Pygmy Kingfisher (Ceyx pictus)
Malachite Kingfisher (Alcedo cristata)
Giant Kingfisher (Megaceryle maxima)
Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis)

Meropidae

Little Bee-eater (Merops pusillus)
Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater (Merops oreobates)
White-fronted Bee-eater (Merops bullockoides)
White-throated Bee-eater (Merops albicollis)
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater (Merops persicus)
Madagascar Bee-eater (Merops superciliosus)
European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster)

Coraciidae

Rufous-crowned Roller (Coracias naevius)
European Roller (Coracias garrulus)
Lilac-breasted Roller (Coracias caudatus)
Broad-billed Roller (Eurystomus glaucurus)

Phoeniculidae

White-headed Wood-hoopoe (Phoeniculus bollei)
Green Wood-hoopoe (Phoeniculus purpureus)
Common Scimitarbill (Rhinopomastus cyanomelas)
Abyssinian Scimitarbill (Rhinopomastus minor)

Upupidae

Hoopoe (Upupa epops)

Bucerotidae

Southern Ground Hornbill (Bucorvus leadbeateri)
Red-billed Hornbill (Tockus erythrorhynchus)
Eastern Yellow-billed Hornbill (Tockus flavirostris)
Von der Decken’s Hornbill (Tockus deckeni)
Crowned Hornbill (Tockus alboterminatus)
African Grey Hornbill (Tockus nasutus)
Trumpeter Hornbill (Bycanistes bucinator)
Silvery-cheeked Hornbill (Bycanistes brevis)

Capitonidae

Moustached Green Tinkerbird (Pogoniulus leucomystax)
Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird (Pogoniulus bilineatus)
Red-fronted Tinkerbird (Pogoniulus pusillus)
Red-fronted Barbet (Tricholaema diademata)
Spot-flanked Barbet (Tricholaema lacrymosa)
Black-throated Barbet (Tricholaema melanocephala)
White-headed Barbet (Lybius leucocephalus)
Red-and-yellow Barbet (Trachyphonus erythrocephalus)
D’Arnaud’s Barbet (Trachyphonus darnaudii)

Indicatoridae

Green-backed Honeybird (Prodotiscus zambesiae)
Brown-backed Honeybird (Prodotiscus regulus)
Scaly-throated Honeyguide (Indicator variegatus)
Greater Honeyguide (Indicator indicator)
Lesser Honeyguide (Indicator minor)
Pallid Honeyguide (Indicator meliphilus)

Picidae

Red-throated Wryneck (Jynx ruficollis)
Nubian Woodpecker (Campethera nubica)
Green-backed Woodpecker (Campethera cailliautii)
Tullberg’s Woodpecker (Campethera tullbergi)
Cardinal Woodpecker (Dendropicos fuscescens)
Bearded Woodpecker (Dendropicos namaquus)
Grey-headed Woodpecker (Dendropicos spodocephalus)
Brown-backed Woodpecker (Picoides obsoletus)

Eurylaimidae

African Broadbill (Smithornis capensis)

Pittidae

African Pitta (Pitta angolensis)

Alaudidae

Singing Bush Lark (Mirafra cantillans)
White-tailed Lark (Mirafra albicauda)
Rufous-naped Lark (Mirafra africana)
Flappet Lark (Mirafra rufocinnamomea)
Foxy Lark (Calendulauda alopex)
Red-capped Lark (Calandrella cinerea)
Somali Short-toed Lark (Calandrella somalica)
Short-tailed Lark (Pseudalaemon fremantlii)
Chestnut-backed Sparrow Lark (Eremopterix leucotis)
Fischer’s Sparrow Lark (Eremopterix leucopareia)

Hirundinidae

Black Saw-wing (Psalidoprocne pristoptera)
White-headed Saw-wing (Psalidoprocne albiceps)
Plain Martin (Riparia paludicola)
Common Sand Martin (Riparia riparia)
Banded Martin (Riparia cincta)
Grey-rumped Swallow (Pseudhirundo griseopyga)
Mosque Swallow (Cecropis senegalensis)
Lesser Striped Swallow (Cecropis abyssinica)
Red-rumped Swallow (Cecropis daurica)
Rock Martin (Ptyonoprogne fuligula)
Wire-tailed Swallow (Hirundo smithii)
Angola Swallow (Hirundo angolensis)
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)
Common House Martin (Delichon urbicum)

Motacillidae

Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla flava)
Mountain Wagtail (Motacilla clara)
White Wagtail (Motacilla alba)
African Pied Wagtail (Motacilla aguimp)
Golden Pipit (Tmetothylacus tenellus)
African Pipit (Anthus cinnamomeus)
Long-billed Pipit (Anthus similis)
Plain-backed Pipit (Anthus leucophrys)
Bush Pipit (Anthus caffer)
Tree Pipit (Anthus trivialis)
Red-throated Pipit (Anthus cervinus)
Yellow-throated Longclaw (Macronyx croceus)
Pangani Longclaw (Macronyx aurantiigula)
Rosy-throated Longclaw (Macronyx ameliae)

Campephagidae

Black Cuckoo-Shrike (Campephaga flava)
Purple-throated Cuckoo-Shrike (Campephaga quiscalina)
Grey Cuckoo-Shrike (Coracina caesia)

Pycnonotidae

Slender-billed Greenbul (Andropadus gracilirostris)
Yellow-whiskered Greenbul (Andropadus latirostris)
Sombre Greenbul (Andropadus importunus)
Yellow-bellied Greenbul (Chlorocichla flaviventris)
Northern Brownbul (Phyllastrephus strepitans)
Grey-olive Greenbul (Phyllastrephus cerviniventris)
Cabanis’s Greenbul (Phyllastrephus cabanisi)
Common Bulbul (Pycnonotus barbatus)

Turdidae

White-starred Robin (Pogonocichla stellata)
White-throated Robin (Irania gutturalis)
Cape Robin-Chat (Cossypha caffra)
Rüppell’s Robin-Chat (Cossypha semirufa)
White-browed Robin-Chat (Cossypha heuglini)
Red-capped Robin-Chat (Cossypha natalensis)
Spotted Palm-Thrush (Cichladusa guttata)
Brown-backed Scrub Robin (Cercotrichas hartlaubi)
White-browed Scrub Robin (Cercotrichas leucophrys)
Common Stonechat (Saxicola torquatus)
Whinchat (Saxicola rubetra)
Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)
Pied Wheatear (Oenanthe pleschanka)
Capped Wheatear (Oenanthe pileata)
Isabelline Wheatear (Oenanthe isabellina)
Northern Anteater Chat (Myrmecocichla aethiops)
Mocking Cliff Chat (Thamnolaea cinnamomeiventris)
Little Rock Thrush (Monticola rufocinereus)
Rufous-tailed Rock Thrush (Monticola saxatilis)
Brown-chested Alethe (Alethe poliocephala)
Orange Ground Thrush (Zoothera gurneyi)
Abyssinian Ground Thrush (Zoothera piaggiae)
Olive Thrush (Turdus olivaceus)
Bare-eyed Thrush (Turdus tephronotus)

Sylviidae

Little Rush Warbler (Bradypterus baboecala)
Cinnamon Bracken Warbler (Bradypterus cinnamomeus)
Moustached Grass-Warbler (Melocichla mentalis)
Fan-tailed Grassbird (Schoenicola brevirostris)
River Warbler (Locustella fluviatilis)
Sedge Warbler (Acrocephalus schoenobaenus)
Eurasian Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus scirpaceus)
Marsh Warbler (Acrocephalus palustris)
Great Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus arundinaceus)
Basra Reed Warbler (Acrocephalus griseldis)
Lesser Swamp Warbler (Acrocephalus gracilirostris)
African Yellow Warbler (Chloropeta natalensis)
Eastern Olivaceous Warbler (Hippolais pallida)
Upcher’s Warbler (Hippolais languida)
Olive-tree Warbler (Hippolais olivetorum)
Icterine Warbler (Hippolais icterina)
Yellow-bellied Eremomela (Eremomela icteropygialis)
Green-capped Eremomela (Eremomela scotops)
Red-faced Crombec (Sylvietta whytii)
White-browed Crombec (Sylvietta leucophrys)
Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus)
Common Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita)
Brown Woodland Warbler (Phylloscopus umbrovirens)
Barred Warbler (Sylvia nisoria)
Garden Warbler (Sylvia borin)
Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla)
Common Whitethroat (Sylvia communis)
Brown Parisoma (Parisoma lugens)
Banded Parisoma (Parisoma boehmi)

Cisticolidae

Red-faced Cisticola (Cisticola erythrops)
Singing Cisticola (Cisticola cantans)
Hunter’s Cisticola (Cisticola hunteri)
Lazy Cisticola (Cisticola aberrans)
Rattling Cisticola (Cisticola chiniana)
Ashy Cisticola (Cisticola cinereolus)
Wailing Cisticola (Cisticola lais)
Winding Cisticola (Cisticola galactotes)
Stout Cisticola (Cisticola robustus)
Croaking Cisticola (Cisticola natalensis)
Tiny Cisticola (Cisticola nana)
Short-winged Cisticola (Cisticola brachypterus)
Zitting Cisticola (Cisticola juncidis)
Desert Cisticola (Cisticola aridulus)
Pectoral-patch Cisticola (Cisticola brunnescens)
Buff-bellied Warbler (Phyllolais pulchella)
Tawny-flanked Prinia (Prinia subflava)
Red-fronted Warbler (Urorhipis rufifrons)
Black-collared Apalis (Apalis pulchra)
Yellow-breasted Apalis (Apalis flavida)
Black-throated Apalis (Apalis jacksoni)
Black-headed Apalis (Apalis melanocephala)
Chestnut-throated Apalis (Apalis porphyrolaema)
Grey Apalis (Apalis cinerea)
Grey Wren-Warbler (Calamonastes simplex)
Grey-capped Warbler (Eminia lepida)

Muscicapidae

White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher (Melaenornis fischeri)
Southern Black Flycatcher (Melaenornis pammelaina)
Pale Flycatcher (Bradornis pallidus)
African Grey Flycatcher (Bradornis microrhynchus)
Spotted Flycatcher (Muscicapa striata)
Ashy Flycatcher (Muscicapa caerulescens)
African Dusky Flycatcher (Muscicapa adusta)

Monarchidae

Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher (Trochocercus cyanomelas)
African Paradise Flycatcher (Terpsiphone viridis)

Platysteiridae

Black-throated Wattle-eye (Platysteira peltata)
Chinspot Batis (Batis molitor)

Timaliidae

African Hill Babbler (Pseudoalcippe abyssinica)
Black-lored Babbler (Turdoides sharpei)
Hinde’s Pied Babbler (Turdoides hindei)
Northern Pied Babbler (Turdoides hypoleuca)
Rufous Chatterer (Turdoides rubiginosa)
Scaly Chatterer (Turdoides aylmeri)

Paridae

Acacia Tit (Parus thruppi)
Red-throated Tit (Parus fringillinus)
White-bellied Tit (Parus albiventris)

Remizidae

Mouse-coloured Penduline Tit (Anthoscopus musculus)
Grey Penduline Tit (Anthoscopus caroli)

Nectariniidae

Green-headed Sunbird (Cyanomitra verticalis)
Amethyst Sunbird (Chalcomitra amethystina)
Scarlet-chested Sunbird (Chalcomitra senegalensis)
Golden-winged Sunbird (Drepanorhynchus reichenowi)
Bronzy Sunbird (Nectarinia kilimensis)
Malachite Sunbird (Nectarinia famosa)
Collared Sunbird (Hedydipna collaris)
Northern Double-collared Sunbird (Cinnyris reichenowi)
Eastern Double-collared Sunbird (Cinnyris mediocris)
Beautiful Sunbird (Cinnyris pulchellus)
Mariqua Sunbird (Cinnyris mariquensis)
Variable Sunbird (Cinnyris venustus)

Zosteropidae

Abyssinian White-eye (Zosterops abyssinicus)

Laniidae

Common Fiscal (Lanius collaris)
Taita Fiscal (Lanius dorsalis)
Long-tailed Fiscal (Lanius cabanisi)
Lesser Grey Shrike (Lanius minor)
Isabelline Shrike (Lanius isabellinus)
Red-backed Shrike (Lanius collurio)
Northern White-crowned Shrike (Eurocephalus rueppelli)

Malaconotidae

Grey-headed Bush-Shrike (Malaconotus blanchoti)
Orange-breasted Bush-Shrike (Telophorus sulfureopectus)
Rosy-patched Bush-Shrike (Rhodophoneus cruentus)
Brown-crowned Tchagra (Tchagra australis)
Black-crowned Tchagra (Tchagra senegalus)
Black-backed Puffback (Dryoscopus cubla)
Slate-coloured Boubou (Laniarius funebris)
Tropical Boubou (Laniarius aethiopicus)
Brubru (Nilaus afer)

Prionopidae

White Helmet-Shrike (Prionops plumatus)
Retz’s Helmet-Shrike (Prionops retzii)

Oriolidae

Mountain Oriole (Oriolus percivali)
Eastern Black-headed Oriole (Oriolus larvatus)
African Golden Oriole (Oriolus auratus)
Eurasian Golden Oriole (Oriolus oriolus)

Dicruridae

Fork-tailed Drongo (Dicrurus adsimilis)

Corvidae

Cape Crow (Corvus capensis)
Pied Crow (Corvus albus)
White-necked Raven (Corvus albicollis)

Sturnidae

Red-winged Starling (Onychognathus morio)
Greater Blue-eared Starling (Lamprotornis chalybaeus)
Ruppell’s Starling (Lamprotornis purpuroptera)
Hildebrandt’s Starling (Lamprotornis hildebrandti)
Superb Starling (Lamprotornis superbus)
Fischer’s Starling (Spreo fischeri)
Violet-backed Starling (Cinnyricinclus leucogaster)
Wattled Starling (Creatophora cinerea)
Yellow-billed Oxpecker (Buphagus africanus)
Red-billed Oxpecker (Buphagus erythrorhynchus)

Passeridae

Northern Grey-headed Sparrow (Passer griseus)
Parrot-billed Sparrow (Passer gongonensis)
Swahili Sparrow (Passer suahelicus)
Kenya Rufous Sparrow (Passer rufocinctus)
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)
Chestnut Sparrow (Passer eminibey)
Yellow-spotted Petronia (Petronia pyrgita)

Ploceidae

Red-billed Buffalo-Weaver (Bubalornis niger)
White-headed Buffalo-Weaver (Dinemellia dinemelli)
White-browed Sparrow-Weaver (Plocepasser mahali)
Speckle-fronted Weaver (Sporopipes frontalis)
Grey-headed Social Weaver (Pseudonigrita arnaudi)
Red-headed Weaver (Anaplectes rubriceps)
Baglafecht Weaver (Ploceus baglafecht)
Black-necked Weaver (Ploceus nigricollis)
Spectacled Weaver (Ploceus ocularis)
Yellow Weaver (Ploceus subaureus)
Holub’s Golden Weaver (Ploceus xanthops)
Lesser Masked Weaver (Ploceus intermedius)
Vitelline Masked Weaver (Ploceus vitellinus)
Speke’s Weaver (Ploceus spekei)
Village Weaver (Ploceus cucullatus)
Golden-backed Weaver (Ploceus jacksoni)
Chestnut Weaver (Ploceus rubiginosus)
Brown-capped Weaver (Ploceus insignis)
Grosbeak Weaver (Amblyospiza albifrons)
Cardinal Quelea (Quelea cardinalis)
Red-billed Quelea (Quelea quelea)
Yellow-crowned Bishop (Euplectes afer)
Fire-fronted Bishop (Euplectes diadematus)
Yellow Bishop (Euplectes capensis)
White-winged Widowbird (Euplectes albonotatus)
Red-collared Widowbird (Euplectes ardens)
Jackson’s Widowbird (Euplectes jacksoni)

Estrildidae

Grey-headed Negrofinch (Nigrita canicapillus)
Abyssinian Crimsonwing (Cryptospiza salvadorii)
Yellow-bellied Waxbill (Estrilda quartinia)
Crimson-rumped Waxbill (Estrilda rhodopyga)
Common Waxbill (Estrilda astrild)
Black-faced Waxbill (Estrilda erythronotos)
Red-cheeked Cordon-bleu (Uraeginthus bengalus)
Blue-capped Cordon-bleu (Uraeginthus cyanocephalus)
Purple Grenadier (Uraeginthus ianthinogaster)
Green-winged Pytilia (Pytilia melba)
Red-billed Firefinch (Lagonosticta senegala)
African Firefinch (Lagonosticta rubricata)
Cut-throat Finch (Amadina fasciata)
Black-faced Quailfinch (Ortygospiza atricollis)
African Quailfinch (Ortygospiza fuscocrissa)
Zebra Waxbill (Amandava subflava)
Grey-headed Silverbill (Lonchura griseicapilla)
Bronze Mannikin (Lonchura cucullata)
Black-and-white Mannikin (Lonchura bicolor)
African Silverbill (Lonchura cantans)

Viduidae

Parasitic Weaver (Anomalospiza imberbis)
Pin-tailed Whydah (Vidua macroura)
Eastern Paradise Whydah (Vidua paradisaea)
Steel-blue Whydah (Vidua hypocherina)
Straw-tailed Whydah (Vidua fischeri)
Village Indigobird (Vidua chalybeata)

Fringillidae

African Citril (Serinus citrinelloides)
Western Citril (Serinus frontalis)
Reichenow’s Seedeater (Serinus reichenowi)
White-bellied Canary (Serinus dorsostriatus)
Southern Grosbeak Canary (Serinus buchanani)
Brimstone Canary (Serinus sulphuratus)
Streaky Seedeater (Serinus striolatus)
Thick-billed Seedeater (Serinus burtoni)
Cape Canary (Serinus canicollis)

Emberizidae

Golden-breasted Bunting (Emberiza flaviventris)
Cinnamon-breasted Bunting (Emberiza tahapisi)

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