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Number of species: 394
Number of endemics: 1
Number of globally threatened species: 8
Number of introduced species: 2
 
STRUTHIONIFORMES: Struthionidae
Ostrich Struthio camelus
 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Atlantic Petrel Pterodroma incerta Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Jouanin's Petrel Bulweria fallax Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Flesh-footed Shearwater Puffinus carneipes Rare/Accidental
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus
Swinhoe's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma monorhis Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phaethontidae
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus
 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus
Pink-backed Pelican Pelecanus rufescens
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Red-footed Booby Sula sula
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Socotra Cormorant Phalacrocorax nigrogularis Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Long-tailed Cormorant Phalacrocorax africanus Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Anhingidae
Darter Anhinga melanogaster
 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae
Lesser Frigatebird Fregata ariel Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
Black-headed Heron Ardea melanocephala
Goliath Heron Ardea goliath
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
Great Egret Ardea alba
Intermediate Egret Egretta intermedia Rare/Accidental
Little Egret Egretta garzetta
Western Reef-Heron Egretta gularis
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Striated Heron Butorides striata
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Rare/Accidental
Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus
 
CICONIIFORMES: Scopidae
Hamerkop Scopus umbretta
 
CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae
Yellow-billed Stork Mycteria ibis
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
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia
African Spoonbill Platalea alba
 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus
Lesser Flamingo Phoenicopterus minor Near-threatened
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Fulvous Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna bicolor
White-faced Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna viduata
White-backed Duck Thalassornis leuconotus
Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca
Comb Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos
African Pygmy-goose Nettapus auritus
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Teal Anas crecca
Cape Teal Anas capensis Rare/Accidental
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Rare/Accidental
Yellow-billed Duck Anas undulata
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
Red-billed Duck Anas erythrorhyncha
Hottentot Teal Anas hottentota
Garganey Anas querquedula
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
Southern Pochard Netta erythrophthalma Rare/Accidental
Ferruginous Pochard Aythya nyroca Near-threatened
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus
Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus
Scissor-tailed Kite Chelictinia riocourii
Black Kite Milvus migrans
Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monachus
Lammergeier Gypaetus barbatus Rare/Accidental
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus
White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus
Rueppell's Griffon Gyps rueppellii
Eurasian Griffon Gyps fulvus Rare/Accidental
Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotus
White-headed Vulture Trigonoceps occipitalis
Beaudouin's Snake-Eagle Circaetus beaudouini
Black-breasted Snake-Eagle Circaetus pectoralis
Brown Snake-Eagle Circaetus cinereus
Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus
Western Marsh-Harrier Circus aeruginosus
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Near-threatened
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus
Dark Chanting-Goshawk Melierax metabates
Eastern Chanting-Goshawk Melierax poliopterus
Gabar Goshawk Micronisus gabar
Shikra Accipiter badius
Levant Sparrowhawk Accipiter brevipes
Little Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus
Black Goshawk Accipiter melanoleucus
Grasshopper Buzzard Butastur rufipennis
Eurasian Buzzard Buteo buteo
Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus
Augur Buzzard Buteo augur
Lesser Spotted Eagle Aquila pomarina
Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga Vulnerable
Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis
Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca Vulnerable
Wahlberg's Eagle Aquila wahlbergi
Verreaux's Eagle Aquila verreauxii
Bonelli's Eagle Aquila fasciata
African Hawk-Eagle Aquila spilogaster
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus
Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus
 
FALCONIFORMES: Sagittariidae
Secretary-bird Sagittarius serpentarius Rare/Accidental
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Vulnerable
Eurasian Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
Greater Kestrel Falco rupicoloides Rare/Accidental
Fox Kestrel Falco alopex Rare/Accidental
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Eleonora's Falcon Falco eleonorae Rare/Accidental
Sooty Falcon Falco concolor
Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug Endangered
Barbary Falcon Falco pelegrinoides Rare/Accidental
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Yellow-necked Francolin Francolinus leucoscepus
Francolin Francolinus ochropectus Endemic Critically endangered
 
GRUIFORMES: Turnicidae
Small Buttonquail Turnix sylvaticus
 
GRUIFORMES: Gruidae
Common Crane Grus grus
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Corn Crake Crex crex Near-threatened
Black Crake Amaurornis flavirostra
Little Crake Porzana parva
Baillon's Crake Porzana pusilla
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana Rare/Accidental
Allen's Gallinule Porphyrio alleni
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
 
GRUIFORMES: Otididae
Arabian Bustard Ardeotis arabs
Heuglin's Bustard Neotis heuglinii
White-bellied Bustard Eupodotis senegalensis
Buff-crested Bustard Eupodotis gindiana
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae
African Jacana Actophilornis africanus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Dromadidae
Crab Plover Dromas ardeola
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae
Water Thick-knee Burhinus oedicnemus
Senegal Thick-knee Burhinus senegalensis
Spotted Thick-knee Burhinus capensis
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae
Cream-colored Courser Cursorius cursor
Double-banded Courser Smutsornis africanus
Bronze-winged Courser Rhinoptilus chalcopterus
Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Spur-winged Lapwing Vanellus spinosus
Black-headed Lapwing Vanellus tectus
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
Kittlitz's Plover Charadrius pecuarius
Three-banded Plover Charadrius tricollaris
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus
Lesser Sandplover Charadrius mongolus
Greater Sandplover Charadrius leschenaultii
Caspian Plover Charadrius asiaticus Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus Rare/Accidental
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
Common Redshank Tringa totanus
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Sanderling Calidris alba
Little Stint Calidris minuta
Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii
Long-toed Stint Calidris subminuta Rare/Accidental
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
Dunlin Calidris alpina
Broad-billed Sandpiper Limicola falcinellus
Ruff Philomachus pugnax
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
White-eyed Gull Larus leucophthalmus Near-threatened
Sooty Gull Larus hemprichii
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans
Armenian Gull Larus armenicus
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus
Slender-billed Gull Larus genei Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus
Sooty Gull Onychoprion fuscatus
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus
Little Tern Sternula albifrons
Saunders's Tern Sternula saundersi
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
Black Tern Chlidonias niger
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida Rare/Accidental
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
White-cheeked Tern Sterna repressa
Great Crested-Tern Thalasseus bergii
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis
Lesser Crested-Tern Thalasseus bengalensis
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus
 
PTEROCLIFORMES: Pteroclidae
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles exustus
Spotted Sandgrouse Pterocles senegallus
Lichtenstein's Sandgrouse Pterocles lichtensteinii
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia Introduced species
Speckled Pigeon Columba guinea
Rameron Pigeon Columba arquatrix Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Turtle-Dove Streptopelia turtur Rare/Accidental
African Collared-Dove   Streptopelia roseogrisea
African Mourning Dove Streptopelia decipiens
Ring-necked Dove Streptopelia capicola
Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis
Black-billed Wood-Dove Turtur abyssinicus
Namaqua Dove Oena capensis
Bruce's Green-Pigeon Treron waalia
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Pied Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus Rare/Accidental
Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius Rare/Accidental
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus
African Cuckoo Cuculus gularis Rare/Accidental
White-browed Coucal Centropus superciliosus
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
African Scops-Owl Otus senegalensis
Northern White-faced Owl Ptilopsis leucotis
Spotted Eagle-Owl Bubo africanus
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl Bubo lacteus
Pearl-spotted Owlet Glaucidium perlatum
Little Owl Athene noctua
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus Rare/Accidental
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Eurasian Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus
Nubian Nightjar Caprimulgus nubicus
Plain Nightjar Caprimulgus inornatus Rare/Accidental
Star-spotted Nightjar Caprimulgus stellatus
Slender-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus clarus
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
African Palm-Swift Cypsiurus parvus Rare/Accidental
Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba Rare/Accidental
Common Swift Apus apus
Pallid Swift Apus pallidus Rare/Accidental
Little Swift Apus affinis
White-rumped Swift Apus caffer
 
COLIIFORMES: Coliidae
Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus
Blue-naped Mousebird Urocolius macrourus
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Malachite Kingfisher Alcedo cristata
African Pygmy-Kingfisher Ispidina picta
Grey-headed Kingfisher Halcyon leucocephala
 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae
Little Bee-eater Merops pusillus
White-throated Bee-eater Merops albicollis
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster
 
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae
European Roller Coracias garrulus Near-threatened
Abyssinian Roller Coracias abyssinicus Rare/Accidental
Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus
Rufous-crowned Roller Coracias noevius Rare/Accidental
 
CORACIIFORMES: Upupidae
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
 
CORACIIFORMES: Phoeniculidae
Black-billed Woodhoopoe Phoeniculus somaliensis
 
CORACIIFORMES: Bucerotidae
Eastern Yellow-billed Hornbill Tockus flavirostris
Hemprich's Hornbill Tockus hemprichii
 
PICIFORMES: Capitonidae
Yellow-breasted Barbet Trachyphonus margaritatus
Black-throated Barbet Tricholaema melanocephala
 
PICIFORMES: Picidae
Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla
Nubian Woodpecker Campethera nubica
Cardinal Woodpecker Dendropicos fuscescens
Grey Woodpecker Dendropicos goertae
 
Passeriformes.: Alaudidae
Greater Hoopoe-Lark Alaemon alaudipes
Chestnut-backed Sparrow-Lark Eremopterix leucotis
Black-crowned Sparrow-Lark Eremopterix nigriceps
Desert Lark Ammomanes deserti
Bimaculated Lark Melanocorypha bimaculata Rare/Accidental
Greater Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla Rare/Accidental
Crested Lark Galerida cristata
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Ethiopian Swallow Hirundo aethiopica
Rock Martin Ptyonoprogne fuligula
House-Martin Delichon urbicum
 
Passeriformes.: Motacillidae
African Pipit Anthus cinnamomeus
Long-billed Pipit Anthus similis
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris
Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus
Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis
White wagtail Motacilla alba
African Pied Wagtail Motacilla aguimp
Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola Rare/Accidental
Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea
 
Passeriformes.: Pycnonotidae
Common Bulbul Pycnonotus barbatus
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Rufous-tailed Rock-Thrush Monticola saxatilis
Blue Rock-Thrush Monticola solitarius
Song Thrush Turdus philomelos
 
Passeriformes.: Cisticolidae
Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis
Graceful Prinia Prinia gracilis
Cricket Longtail Spiloptila clamans
Red-fronted Warbler Urorhipis rufifrons
Green-backed Camaroptera Camaroptera brachyura
 
Passeriformes.: Sylviidae
Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus
Great Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus Rare/Accidental
Basra Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus griseldis Endangered
Eastern Olivaceous Warbler Hippolais pallida
Upcher's Warbler Hippolais languida
Olive-tree Warbler Hippolais olivetorum Rare/Accidental
Northern Crombec Sylvietta brachyura
Brown Woodland-Warbler Phylloscopus umbrovirens
Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus
Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita
Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix Rare/Accidental
Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla
Garden Warbler Sylvia borin Rare/Accidental
Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria
Western Orphean Warbler Sylvia hortensis
Greater Whitethroat Sylvia communis
Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca
African Desert Warbler Sylvia deserti
Red Sea Warbler Sylvia leucomelaena
Menetries' Warbler Sylvia mystacea
Rueppell's Warbler Sylvia rueppelli Rare/Accidental
Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans
 
Passeriformes.: Muscicapidae
Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata
Gambaga Flycatcher Muscicapa gambagae
Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos Rare/Accidental
White-throated Robin Irania gutturalis
Red-backed Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas leucophrys
Rufous-tailed Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas galactotes
African Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas minor
Black Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas podobe
Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros
Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus
Whinchat Saxicola rubetra
European Stonechat Saxicola rubicola
White-tailed Wheatear Oenanthe leucopyga
Hooded Wheatear Oenanthe monacha Rare/Accidental
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka
Eastern Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe melanoleuca
Red-tailed Wheatear Oenanthe xanthoprymna Rare/Accidental
Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti
Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina
Red-breasted Wheatear Oenanthe bottae Rare/Accidental
Heuglin's Wheatear Oenanthe heuglini Rare/Accidental
Blackstart Cercomela melanura
 
Passeriformes.: Platysteiridae
Grey-headed Batis Batis orientalis
 
Passeriformes.: Monarchidae
African Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone viridis
 
Passeriformes.: Timaliidae
Arabian Babbler Turdoides squamiceps Rare/Accidental
Fulvous Chatterer Turdoides fulva
 
Passeriformes.: Nectariniidae
Pygmy Sunbird Hedydipna platura
Nile Valley Sunbird Hedydipna metallica
Shining Sunbird Cinnyris habessinicus
 
Passeriformes.: Zosteropidae
White-breasted White-eye Zosterops abyssinicus
 
Passeriformes.: Oriolidae
Eurasian Golden-Oriole Oriolus oriolus
 
Passeriformes.: Laniidae
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio
Rufous-tailed Shrike Lanius isabellinus
Southern Grey Shrike Lanius meridionalis
Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor
Somali Fiscal Lanius somalicus Rare/Accidental
Masked Shrike Lanius nubicus
 
Passeriformes.: Malaconotidae
Black-crowned Tchagra Tchagra senegalus
Red-naped Bushshrike Laniarius ruficeps
Tropical Boubou Laniarius aethiopicus
Rosy-patched Bushshrike Rhodophoneus cruentus
 
Passeriformes.: Dicruridae
Fork-tailed Drongo Dicrurus adsimilis
 
Passeriformes.: Corvidae
House Crow Corvus splendens Introduced species
Pied Crow Corvus albus
Brown-necked Raven Corvus ruficollis
Somali Crow Corvus edithae
Fan-tailed Raven Corvus rhipidurus
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris Rare/Accidental
Wattled Starling Creatophora cinerea
Violet-backed Starling Cinnyricinclus leucogaster
White-crowned Starling Spreo albicapillus
Somali Starling Onychognathus blythii
Red-billed Oxpecker Buphagus erythrorhynchus
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
Somali Sparrow Passer castanopterus
Grey-headed Sparrow Passer griseus
Arabian Golden Sparrow Passer euchlorus
Yellow-spotted Petronia Petronia pyrgita
Pale Rockfinch Carpospiza brachydactyla
 
Passeriformes.: Ploceidae
Lesser Masked Weaver Ploceus intermedius
Rueppell's Weaver Ploceus galbula
Red-billed Quelea Quelea quelea Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Estrildidae
Crimson-rumped Waxbill Estrilda rhodopyga
Red-cheeked Cordonbleu Uraeginthus bengalus
Green-winged Pytilia Pytilia melba
Red-billed Firefinch Lagonosticta senegala
African Firefinch Euodice cantans
 
Passeriformes.: Viduidae
Pin-tailed Whydah Vidua macroura
 
Passeriformes.: Fringillidae
Black-throated Canary Serinus atrogularis
Reichenow's Seedeater Serinus reichenowi
Trumpeter Finch Bucanetes githagineus Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Emberizidae
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana
Cretzschmar's Bunting Emberiza caesia Rare/Accidental
House Bunting Emberiza striolata
Cinnamon-breasted Bunting Emberiza tahapisi

  

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