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Number of species: 576

Number of globally threatened species: 2
Number of introduced species: 1
 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Cape Verde Petrel Pterodroma feae Near-threatened
Cory's Shearwater Calonectris diomedea
Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus
Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus Critically endangered
Little Shearwater Puffinus assimilis Rare/Accidental
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus Rare/Accidental
European Storm-Petrel Hydrobates pelagicus Rare/Accidental
Leach's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phaethontidae
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus
 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus
Pink-backed Pelican Pelecanus rufescens
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
Long-tailed Cormorant Phalacrocorax africanus
 
PELECANIFORMES: Anhingidae
Darter Anhinga melanogaster
 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae
Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens 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
Black Heron Egretta ardesiaca
Intermediate Egret Egretta intermedia
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
White-backed Night-Heron Gorsachius leuconotus
White-crested Bittern Tigriornis leucolopha
Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus
Dwarf Bittern Ixobrychus sturmii
Great Bittern Botaurus stellaris Rare/Accidental
 
CICONIIFORMES: Scopidae
Hamerkop Scopus umbretta
 
CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae
Yellow-billed Stork Mycteria ibis
Black Stork Ciconia nigra Rare/Accidental
Abdim's Stork Ciconia abdimii Rare/Accidental
Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus
White Stork Ciconia ciconia Rare/Accidental
Saddle-billed Stork Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis
Marabou Stork Leptoptilos crumeniferus
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus
Hadada Ibis Bostrychia hagedash
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia Rare/Accidental
African Spoonbill Platalea alba Rare/Accidental
 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus
Lesser Flamingo Phoenicopterus minor Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Fulvous Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna bicolor Rare/Accidental
White-faced Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna viduata
Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca Rare/Accidental
Spur-winged Goose Plectropterus gambensis
Comb Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos
African Pygmy-goose Nettapus auritus
Eurasian Teal Anas crecca
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
Garganey Anas querquedula
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata Rare/Accidental
Common Pochard Aythya ferina Rare/Accidental
Ferruginous Pochard Aythya nyroca Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula Rare/Accidental
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
African Cuckoo-Hawk Aviceda cuculoides Rare/Accidental
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus Rare/Accidental
Bat Hawk Macheiramphus alcinus Rare/Accidental
Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus
Scissor-tailed Kite Chelictinia riocourii
Red Kite Milvus milvus Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Black Kite Milvus migrans
African Fish-Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer
Palm-nut Vulture Gypohierax angolensis
Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monachus
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus Rare/Accidental
White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus
Rueppell's Griffon Gyps rueppellii
Eurasian Griffon Gyps fulvus Rare/Accidental
Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotus Rare/Accidental
White-headed Vulture Trigonoceps occipitalis
Short-toed Eagle Circaetus gallicus
Beaudouin's Snake-Eagle Circaetus beaudouini
Brown Snake-Eagle Circaetus cinereus
Banded Snake-Eagle Circaetus cinerascens
Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus
Western Marsh-Harrier Circus aeruginosus
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Near-threatened
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus Rare/Accidental
African Harrier-Hawk Polyboroides typus
Lizard Buzzard Kaupifalco monogrammicus
Dark Chanting-Goshawk Melierax metabates
Gabar Goshawk Micronisus gabar
Red-chested Goshawk Accipiter toussenelii
Shikra Accipiter badius
Red-thighed Sparrowhawk Accipiter erythropus
Ovampo Sparrowhawk Accipiter ovampensis
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus Rare/Accidental
Black Goshawk Accipiter melanoleucus Rare/Accidental
Grasshopper Buzzard Butastur rufipennis
Eurasian Buzzard Buteo buteo Rare/Accidental
Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus Rare/Accidental
Red-necked Buzzard Buteo auguralis Rare/Accidental
Augur Buzzard Buteo augur
Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax
Wahlberg's Eagle Aquila wahlbergi
Bonelli's Eagle Aquila fasciatus Rare/Accidental
African Hawk-Eagle Aquila spilogaster
Booted Eagle Aquila pennatus Rare/Accidental
Ayres' Hawk-Eagle Aquila ayresii Rare/Accidental
Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus
Long-crested Eagle Lophaetus occipitalis
Crowned Hawk-Eagle Stephanoaetus coronatus Rare/Accidental
 
FALCONIFORMES: Sagittariidae
Secretary-bird Sagittarius serpentarius Rare/Accidental
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Eurasian Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
Fox Kestrel Falco alopex Rare/Accidental
Grey Kestrel Falco ardosiaceus
Red-necked Falcon Falco chicquera
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo Rare/Accidental
African Hobby Falco cuvierii
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus Rare/Accidental
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Rare/Accidental
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
White-throated Francolin Francolinus albogularis
Ahanta Francolin Francolinus ahantensis
Double-spurred Francolin Francolinus bicalcaratus
Stone Partridge Ptilopachus petrosus
 
GALLIFORMES: Numididae
Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris
 
GRUIFORMES: Turnicidae
Small Buttonquail Turnix sylvaticus
Quail-plover Ortyxelos meiffrenii Rare/Accidental
 
GRUIFORMES: Gruidae
Black Crowned-Crane Balearica pavonina Near-threatened
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
White-spotted Flufftail Sarothrura pulchra
African Rail Rallus caerulescens Rare/Accidental
African Crake Crecopsis egregia
Black Crake Amaurornis flavirostra
Little Crake Porzana parva Rare/Accidental
Baillon's Crake Porzana pusilla Rare/Accidental
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio Rare/Accidental
Allen's Gallinule Porphyrio alleni Rare/Accidental
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
Lesser Moorhen Gallinula angulata
Eurasian Coot Fulica atra Rare/Accidental
 
GRUIFORMES: Heliornithidae
African Finfoot Podica senegalensis
 
GRUIFORMES: Otididae
Arabian Bustard Ardeotis arabs Rare/Accidental
Stanley Bustard Neotis denhami Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
White-bellied Bustard Eupodotis senegalensis Rare/Accidental
Savile's Bustard Eupodotis savilei
Black-bellied Bustard Lissotis melanogaster Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae
African Jacana Actophilornis africanus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae
Senegal Thick-knee Burhinus senegalensis
Spotted Thick-knee Burhinus capensis
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae
Egyptian plover Pluvianus aegyptius
Cream-colored Courser Cursorius cursor Rare/Accidental
Temminck's Courser Cursorius temminckii
Bronze-winged Courser Rhinoptilus chalcopterus
Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus Rare/Accidental
Spur-winged Lapwing Vanellus spinosus
Black-headed Lapwing Vanellus tectus
White-headed Lapwing Vanellus albiceps Rare/Accidental
Senegal Lapwing Vanellus lugubris Rare/Accidental
Wattled Lapwing Vanellus senegallus
American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Golden-Plover Pluvialis apricaria Rare/Accidental
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius
Kittlitz's Plover Charadrius pecuarius Rare/Accidental
Forbes's Plover Charadrius forbesi Rare/Accidental
White-fronted Plover Charadrius marginatus
Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus
Eurasian Dotterel Charadrius morinellus Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus Rare/Accidental
Great Snipe Gallinago media Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus Rare/Accidental
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Near-threatened
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus Rare/Accidental
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes Rare/Accidental
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
Common Redshank Tringa totanus
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Red Knot Calidris canutus
Sanderling Calidris alba
Little Stint Calidris minuta
Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii Rare/Accidental
Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii Rare/Accidental
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
Dunlin Calidris alpina
Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima
Ruff Philomachus pugnax
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus Rare/Accidental
Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Mew Gull Larus canus Rare/Accidental
Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus Rare/Accidental
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans
Grey-headed Gull Larus cirrocephalus
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus
Slender-billed Gull Larus genei
Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus Rare/Accidental
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla Rare/Accidental
Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan Rare/Accidental
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus Rare/Accidental
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus Rare/Accidental
Black Noddy Anous minutus Rare/Accidental
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus
Little Tern Sternula albifrons
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
Black Tern Chlidonias niger
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii Rare/Accidental
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea Rare/Accidental
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis
Lesser Crested-Tern Thalasseus bengalensis
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Rynchopidae
African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris Near-threatened
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus Rare/Accidental
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus Rare/Accidental
 
PTEROCLIFORMES: Pteroclidae
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles exustus Rare/Accidental
Four-banded Sandgrouse Pterocles quadricinctus
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia
Speckled Pigeon Columba guinea
Eurasian Turtle-Dove Streptopelia turtur
Adamawa Turtle-Dove Streptopelia hypopyrrha Rare/Accidental
African Collared-Dove Streptopelia roseogrisea
African Mourning Dove Streptopelia decipiens
Red-eyed Dove Streptopelia semitorquata
Vinaceous Dove Streptopelia vinacea
Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis
Black-billed Wood-Dove Turtur abyssinicus
Blue-spotted Wood-Dove Turtur afer
Tambourine Dove Turtur tympanistria
Namaqua Dove Oena capensis
Bruce's Green-Pigeon Treron waalia
African Green-Pigeon Treron calvus
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri
Brown-necked Parrot Poicephalus robustus
Senegal Parrot Poicephalus senegalus
 
CUCULIFORMES: Musophagidae
Guinea Turaco Tauraco persa
Violet Turaco Musophaga violacea
Western Plantain-eater Crinifer piscator
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Pied Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus Rare/Accidental
Levaillant's Cuckoo Clamator levaillantii
Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius
Red-chested Cuckoo Cuculus solitarius Rare/Accidental
Black Cuckoo Cuculus clamosus Rare/Accidental
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus Rare/Accidental
African Cuckoo Cuculus gularis
Klaas's Cuckoo Chrysococcyx klaas
African Emerald Cuckoo Chrysococcyx cupreus Rare/Accidental
Dideric Cuckoo Chrysococcyx caprius
Yellowbill Ceuthmochares aereus
Madagascar Coucal Centropus toulou Rare/Accidental
Black Coucal Centropus grillii
Senegal Coucal Centropus senegalensis
 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
African Scops-Owl Otus senegalensis
European Scops-Owl Otus scops Rare/Accidental
Northern White-faced Owl Ptilopsis leucotis
Greyish Eagle-Owl Bubo cinerascens
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl Bubo lacteus
Pel's Fishing-Owl Scotopelia peli
African Wood-Owl Strix woodfordii
Pearl-spotted Owlet Glaucidium perlatum
Marsh Owl Asio capensis
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Red-necked Nightjar Caprimulgus ruficollis
Eurasian Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus Rare/Accidental
Egyptian Nightjar Caprimulgus aegyptius
Fiery-necked Nightjar Caprimulgus pectoralis Rare/Accidental
Swamp Nightjar Caprimulgus natalensis Rare/Accidental
Plain Nightjar Caprimulgus inornatus
Long-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus climacurus
Pennant-winged Nightjar Macrodipteryx vexillarius Rare/Accidental
Standard-winged Nightjar Macrodipteryx longipennis
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Mottled Spinetail Telacanthura ussheri
African Palm-Swift Cypsiurus parvus
Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba
Common Swift Apus apus
Pallid Swift Apus pallidus
Little Swift Apus affinis
White-rumped Swift Apus caffer Rare/Accidental
 
COLIIFORMES: Coliidae
Blue-naped Mousebird Urocolius macrourus Rare/Accidental
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Shining Blue Kingfisher Alcedo quadribrachys Rare/Accidental
Malachite Kingfisher Alcedo cristata
African Pygmy-Kingfisher Ispidina picta
Grey-headed Kingfisher Halcyon leucocephala
Woodland Kingfisher Halcyon senegalensis
Blue-breasted Kingfisher Halcyon malimbica
Striped Kingfisher Halcyon chelicuti
Giant Kingfisher  Megaceryle maximus
Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis
 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae
Red-throated Bee-eater Merops bulocki
Little Bee-eater Merops pusillus
Swallow-tailed Bee-eater Merops hirundineus
White-throated Bee-eater Merops albicollis
Green Bee-eater Merops orientalis Rare/Accidental
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster
Northern Carmine Bee-eater Merops nubicus
 
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae
European Roller Coracias garrulus Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Abyssinian Roller Coracias abyssinicus
Rufous-crowned Roller Coracias noevius
Blue-bellied Roller Coracias cyanogaster
Broad-billed Roller Eurystomus glaucurus
 
CORACIIFORMES: Upupidae
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
 
CORACIIFORMES: Phoeniculidae
Green Woodhoopoe Phoeniculus purpureus
Black Scimitar-bill Rhinopomastus aterrimus
 
CORACIIFORMES: Bucerotidae
Red-billed Hornbill Tockus erythrorhynchus
African Pied Hornbill Tockus fasciatus
African Grey Hornbill Tockus nasutus
Yellow-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna elata Extirpated Near-threatened
Abyssinian Ground-Hornbill Bucorvus abyssinicus
 
PICIFORMES: Capitonidae
Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird Pogoniulus bilineatus
Yellow-fronted Tinkerbird Pogoniulus chrysoconus
Vieillot's Barbet Lybius vieilloti
Bearded Barbet Lybius dubius
 
PICIFORMES: Indicatoridae
Least Honeyguide Indicator exilis
Lesser Honeyguide Indicator minor
Spotted Honeyguide Indicator maculatus
Greater Honeyguide Indicator indicator
 
PICIFORMES: Picidae
Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla
Fine-spotted Woodpecker Campethera punctuligera
Golden-tailed Woodpecker Campethera abingoni
Buff-spotted Woodpecker Campethera nivosa
Little Grey Woodpecker Dendropicos elachus
Cardinal Woodpecker Dendropicos fuscescens
Grey Woodpecker Dendropicos goertae
Brown-backed Woodpecker Dendropicos obsoletus
 
Passeriformes.: Alaudidae
Singing lark Mirafra cantillans Rare/Accidental
Flappet Lark Mirafra rufocinnamomea
Rufous-rumped Lark Pinarocorys erythropygia Rare/Accidental
Dusky Lark Pinarocorys nigricans Rare/Accidental
Chestnut-backed Sparrow-Lark Eremopterix leucotis
Temminck's Lark Eremophila bilopha Rare/Accidental
Crested Lark Galerida cristata
Sun Lark Galerida modesta
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Fanti Sawwing Psalidoprocne obscura
Grey-rumped Swallow Pseudhirundo griseopyga Rare/Accidental
Plain Martin Riparia paludicola Rare/Accidental
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia
Banded Martin Riparia cincta Rare/Accidental
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Red-chested Swallow Hirundo lucida
Wire-tailed Swallow Hirundo smithii
Ethiopian Swallow Hirundo aethiopica
Pied-winged Swallow Hirundo leucosoma
Eurasian Crag-Martin Ptyonoprogne rupestris
House-Martin Delichon urbicum
Lesser Striped-Swallow Cecropis abyssinica Rare/Accidental
Rufous-chested Swallow Cecropis semirufa
Mosque Swallow Cecropis senegalensis
Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica
 
Passeriformes.: Motacillidae
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris Rare/Accidental
Plain-backed Pipit Anthus leucophrys
Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus
Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis
Yellow-throated Longclaw Macronyx croceus
White wagtail Motacilla alba
African Pied Wagtail Motacilla aguimp Rare/Accidental
Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
 
Passeriformes.: Campephagidae
White-breasted Cuckoo-shrike Coracina pectoralis
Red-shouldered Cuckoo-shrike Campephaga phoenicea
 
Passeriformes.: Pycnonotidae
Common Bulbul Pycnonotus barbatus
Little Greenbul Andropadus virens
White-tailed Greenbul Baeopogon clamans
Yellow-throated Greenbul Chlorocichla flavicollis
Swamp Greenbul Thescelocichla leucopleura Rare/Accidental
Leaf-love Phyllastrephus scandens
Grey-headed Bristlebill Bleda canicapillus
Yellow-spotted Nicator Nicator chloris
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Rufous-tailed Rock-Thrush Monticola saxatilis Rare/Accidental
Blue Rock-Thrush Monticola solitarius Rare/Accidental
Olive Thrush Turdus olivaceus
African Thrush Turdus pelios
 
Passeriformes.: Cisticolidae
Red-faced Cisticola Cisticola erythrops
Singing Cisticola Cisticola cantans
Whistling Cisticola Cisticola lateralis
Red-pate Cisticola Cisticola ruficeps Rare/Accidental
Winding Cisticola Cisticola galactotes
Croaking Cisticola Cisticola natalensis
Siffling Cisticola Cisticola brachypterus
Rufous Cisticola Cisticola rufus
Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis
Desert Cisticola Cisticola aridulus
Black-necked Cisticola Cisticola eximius
Tawny-flanked Prinia Prinia subflava
River Prinia Prinia fluviatilis
Red-winged Warbler Heliolais erythroptera
Yellow-breasted Apalis Apalis flavida
Oriole Warbler Hypergerus atriceps
Green-backed Camaroptera Camaroptera brachyura Rare/Accidental
Olive-green Camaroptera Camaroptera chloronota
 
Passeriformes.: Sylviidae
Grasshopper-Warbler Locustella naevia Rare/Accidental
Moustached Warbler Acrocephalus melanopogon Rare/Accidental
Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus
Eurasian Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus
African Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus baeticatus Rare/Accidental
Marsh Warbler Acrocephalus palustris Rare/Accidental
Great Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus Rare/Accidental
Greater Swamp-Warbler Acrocephalus rufescens
Eastern Olivaceous Warbler Hippolais pallida
Western Olivaceous Warbler Hippolais opaca
Melodious Warbler Hippolais polyglotta
Yellow-bellied Eremomela Eremomela icteropygialis
Senegal Eremomela Eremomela pusilla
Green-backed Eremomela Eremomela canescens
Green Crombec Sylvietta virens
Lemon-bellied Crombec Sylvietta denti Rare/Accidental
Northern Crombec Sylvietta brachyura
Green Hylia Hylia prasina
Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus
Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita
Western Bonelli's Warbler Phylloscopus bonelli Rare/Accidental
Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix Rare/Accidental
Yellow-bellied Hyliota Hyliota flavigaster
Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla
Blackcap Sylvia borin
Garden Warbler Sylvia nisoria Rare/Accidental
Barred Warbler Sylvia hortensis Rare/Accidental
Greater Whitethroat Sylvia communis
Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca
Spectacled Warbler Sylvia conspicillata Rare/Accidental
Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans
 
Passeriformes.: Muscicapidae
Pale Flycatcher Bradornis pallidus
Northern Black-Flycatcher Melaenornis edolioides
Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata
Swamp Flycatcher Muscicapa aquatica
Grey Tit-Flycatcher Myioparus plumbeus
European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca
Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos
Bluethroat Luscinia svecica Rare/Accidental
Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat Cossypha niveicapilla
White-crowned Robin-Chat Cossypha albicapilla
Rufous-tailed Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas galactotes Rare/Accidental
African Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas minor
Black Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas podobe
Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus
Whinchat Saxicola rubetra
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
Western Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica Rare/Accidental
Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina Rare/Accidental
Blackstart Cercomela melanura Rare/Accidental
Northern Anteater-Chat Myrmecocichla aethiops
White-fronted Black-Chat Myrmecocichla albifrons
 
Passeriformes.: Platysteiridae
African Shrike-flycatcher Megabyas flammulatus Rare/Accidental
Black-and-white Shrike-flycatcher Bias musicus Rare/Accidental
Brown-throated Wattle-eye Platysteira cyanea
Senegal Batis Batis senegalensis
 
Passeriformes.: Monarchidae
African Blue-Flycatcher Elminia longicauda
Black-headed Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone rufiventer
African Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone viridis
 
Passeriformes.: Timaliidae
Puvel's Illadopsis Illadopsis puveli
Blackcap Babbler Turdoides reinwardtii
Brown Babbler Turdoides plebejus
Capuchin Babbler Phyllanthus atripennis
 
Passeriformes.: Paridae
White-shouldered Black-Tit Melaniparus guineensis
 
Passeriformes.: Certhiidae
Spotted Creeper Salpornis spilonotus Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Remizidae
Yellow Penduline-Tit Anthoscopus parvulus
 
Passeriformes.: Nectariniidae
Mouse-brown Sunbird Anthreptes gabonicus
Western Violet-backed Sunbird Anthreptes longuemarei
Collared Sunbird Hedydipna collaris
Pygmy Sunbird Hedydipna platura
Green-headed Sunbird Cyanomitra verticalis
Scarlet-chested Sunbird Chalcomitra senegalensis
Olive-bellied Sunbird Cinnyris chloropygius
Beautiful Sunbird Cinnyris pulchellus
Splendid Sunbird Cinnyris coccinigastrus
Variable Sunbird Cinnyris venustus
Copper Sunbird Cinnyris cupreus
 
Passeriformes.: Zosteropidae
African Yellow White-eye Zosterops senegalensis
 
Passeriformes.: Oriolidae
Eurasian Golden-Oriole Oriolus oriolus Rare/Accidental
African Golden-Oriole Oriolus auratus
 
Passeriformes.: Laniidae
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio Rare/Accidental
Rufous-tailed Shrike Lanius isabellinus Rare/Accidental
Southern Grey Shrike Lanius meridionalis
Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator
Yellow-billed Shrike Corvinella corvina
 
Passeriformes.: Malaconotidae
Brubru Nilaus afer
Northern Puffback Dryoscopus gambensis
Black-crowned Tchagra Tchagra senegalus
Common Gonolek Laniarius barbarus
Sulphur-breasted Bushshrike Telophorus sulfureopectus
Grey-headed Bushshrike Malaconotus blanchoti
 
Passeriformes.: Prionopidae
White Helmetshrike Prionops plumatus
 
Passeriformes.: Dicruridae
Square-tailed Drongo Dicrurus ludwigii
Fork-tailed Drongo Dicrurus adsimilis
 
Passeriformes.: Corvidae
Piapiac Ptilostomus afer
Pied Crow Corvus albus
Brown-necked Raven Corvus ruficollis Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
Wattled Starling Creatophora cinerea Rare/Accidental
Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis chalybaeus
Lesser Blue-eared Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis chloropterus
Bronze-tailed Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis chalcurus
Splendid Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis splendidus
Purple Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis purpureus
Long-tailed Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis caudatus
Chestnut-bellied Starling Lamprotornis pulcher
Violet-backed Starling Cinnyricinclus leucogaster
Neumann's Starling Onychognathus neumanni
Yellow-billed Oxpecker Buphagus africanus
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
House Sparrow Passer domesticus
Grey-headed Sparrow Passer griseus
Sudan Golden Sparrow Passer luteus Rare/Accidental
Bush Petronia Petronia dentata
 
Passeriformes.: Ploceidae
White-billed Buffalo-Weaver Bubalornis albirostris
Speckle-fronted Weaver Sporopipes frontalis
Chestnut-crowned Sparrow-Weaver Plocepasser superciliosus
Red-headed Weaver Anaplectes rubriceps Rare/Accidental
Little Weaver Ploceus luteolus
Black-necked Weaver Ploceus nigricollis
Spectacled Weaver Ploceus ocularis
Vitelline Masked-Weaver Ploceus vitellinus
Heuglin's Masked-Weaver Ploceus heuglini
Vieillot's Weaver Ploceus nigerrimus
Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus
Black-headed Weaver Ploceus melanocephalus
Red-headed Quelea Quelea erythrops
Red-billed Quelea Quelea quelea Rare/Accidental
Orange Bishop Euplectes franciscanus
Red Bishop Euplectes orix
Black-winged Bishop Euplectes hordeaceus
Yellow-crowned Bishop Euplectes afer
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird Euplectes macroura
Red-collared Widowbird Euplectes ardens Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Estrildidae
Chestnut-breasted Negrofinch Nigrita bicolor Rare/Accidental
Grey-headed Oliveback Nesocharis capistrata Rare/Accidental
Lavender Waxbill Estrilda caerulescens
Orange-cheeked Waxbill Estrilda melpoda
Black-rumped Waxbill Estrilda troglodytes
Western Bluebill Spermophaga haematina
Black-bellied Seedcracker Pyrenestes ostrinus Rare/Accidental
Crimson Seedcracker Pyrenestes sanguineus
Red-cheeked Cordonbleu Uraeginthus bengalus
Red-winged Pytilia Pytilia phoenicoptera
Green-winged Pytilia Pytilia melba
Red-billed Firefinch Lagonosticta senegala
Bar-breasted Firefinch Lagonosticta rufopicta
Black-faced Firefinch Lagonosticta larvata
Cut-throat Amadina fasciata
Zebra Waxbill Sporaeginthus subflavus Rare/Accidental
Bronze Mannikin Spermestes cucullatus
Magpie Mannikin Spermestes fringilloides Rare/Accidental
African Silverbill Euodice cantans
White-throated Munia Euodice malabarica Introduced species
 
Passeriformes.: Viduidae
Pin-tailed Whydah Vidua macroura
Northern Paradise-Whydah Vidua orientalis
Village Indigobird Vidua chalybeata
Quailfinch Indigobird Vidua nigeriae
Baka Indigobird Vidua larvaticola
Cameroon Indigobird Vidua camerunensis
Parasitic Weaver Anomalospiza imberbis Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Fringillidae
White-rumped Seedeater Serinus leucopygius
Yellow-fronted Canary Serinus mozambicus
 
Passeriformes.: Emberizidae
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana Rare/Accidental
House Bunting Emberiza striolata Rare/Accidental
Cinnamon-breasted Bunting Emberiza tahapisi
Brown-rumped Bunting Emberiza affinis

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