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Mafia Island

Main town Kilindoni

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Number of species: 77
Number of introduced species: 1
Numididae
Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris Kanga
 
Anatidae
White-backed Duck Thalassornis leuconotus Kotwe
African Pygmy-goose Nettapus auritus Bata Salili
 
Podicipedidae
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis Kibisi Mdogo
 
Threskiornithidae
Hadada Ibis Bostrychia hagedash Kwarara Hijani
 
Ardeidae
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides Kingoyo Njano
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Yangeyange
Goliath Heron Ardea goliath Pondagundi Mkubwa
Dimorphic Egret Egretta dimorpha Yange-pwani
 
Phalacrocoracidae
Long-tailed Cormorant Phalacrocorax africanus Mnandi Mkia-mrefu
 
Accipitridae
Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus Mwewe-kipupwe
Black Kite Milvus migrans Mwewe
African Goshawk Accipiter tachiro Kipanga-msitu
 
Rallidae
Black Crake Amaurornis flavirostra Kiluwiri Mweusi
Allen's Gallinule Porphyrio alleni Shaunge Kijani
 
Burhinidae
Water Thick-knee Burhinus vermiculatus Chekeamwezi
 
Charadriidae
Senegal Lapwing Vanellus lugubris Kiluwijivu
 
Jacanidae
African Jacana Actophilornis africanus Sile-maua
 
Columbidae
Red-eyed Dove Streptopelia semitorquata Hua Fifi
Ring-necked Dove Streptopelia capicola Hua Koge
Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis Fumvu Introduced species
Emerald-spotted Wood-Dove Turtur chalcospilos Pugi-kituku
Tambourine Dove Turtur tympanistria Pugi-kikombe
African Green-Pigeon Treron calvus Ninga
 
Cuculidae
Dideric Cuckoo Chrysococcyx caprius Kekeo Didariki
Yellowbill Ceuthmochares aereus Ukiki
White-browed Coucal Centropus superciliosus Dudumizi
 
Strigidae
African Barred Owlet Glaucidium capense Kitaumande Miraba
 
Caprimulgidae
Square-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus fossii Kirukanjia Kijivucheusi
 
Apodidae
Bat-like Spinetail Neafrapus boehmi Teleka Mkia-sindano
African Palm-Swift Cypsiurus parvus Teleka Mkia-mrefu
 
Trogonidae
Narina Trogon Apaloderma narina Lukungu
 
Coraciidae
Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus Kambu
Broad-billed Roller Eurystomus glaucurus Chole
 
Alcedinidae
Striped Kingfisher Halcyon chelicuti Kichi
Mangrove Kingfisher Halcyon senegaloides Kijimbi-msitu
Malachite Kingfisher Alcedo cristata Kizamiadagaa
Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis Detepwani
 
Meropidae
Madagascar Bee-eater Merops superciliosus Kerem Kiole
 
Phoeniculidae
Common Scimitar-bill Rhinopomastus cyanomelas Domomundu Domo-jeusi
 
Ramphastidae
Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird Pogoniulus bilineatus Kitororo Kiuno-njano
 
Platysteiridae
Chinspot Batis Batis molitor Tatata Kidoa-cheusi
Pale Batis - East Coast Batis Batis soror Tatata-pwani
Black-throated Wattle-eye Platysteira peltata Bwiru Koo-jeusi
 
Malaconotidae
Black-backed Puffback Dryoscopus cubla Kipwe Kiuno-cheupe
Luehder's Bushshrike Laniarius luehderi Tiva Mgongo-mwekundu
 
Campephagidae
Black Cuckoo-shrike Campephaga flava Gude Mweusi
 
Oriolidae
Eurasian Golden-Oriole Oriolus auratus Kubwilu Manjano
 
Monarchidae
African Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone viridis Chechele Tumbo-kijivu
 
Corvidae
Pied Crow Corvus albus Kunguru Rangi-mbili
 
Hirundinidae
Lesser Striped-Swallow Cecropis abyssinica Mbayuwayu Michirizi Mdogo
Mosque Swallow Cecropis senegalensis Mbayuwayu Mkubwa
 
Cisticolidae
Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis Kidenenda Zezete
Green-backed Camaroptera Camaroptera brachyura Kibwirosagi Mgongo-kijivu
 
Pycnonotidae
Common Bulbul Pycnonotus barbatus Shore
Little Greenbul Andropadus virens Nyembelele Mdogo
Sombre Greenbul Andropadus importunus Kuruwiji
 
Sylviidae
African Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus baeticatus Shoro Mhamaji
 
Sturnidae
Black-bellied Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis corruscus Nyangala
Violet-backed Starling Cinnyricinclus leucogaster Kwenzi Mgongo-mzambarau
 
Muscicapidae
Red-capped Robin-Chat Cossypha natalensis Kurumbiza Utosi-mwekundu
Miombo Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas barbata Kurumbiza-miombo
Bearded Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas quadrivirgata Kurumbiza Sharubu-nyeupe
 
Nectariniidae
Collared Sunbird Anthodiaeta collaris Chozi Mkufu
Eastern Olive Sunbird Cyanomitra olivacea Chozi Kijanikijivu Mashariki
Amethyst Sunbird Chalcomitra amethystina Neli Mweusi
Purple-banded Sunbird Cinnyris bifasciatus Chozi Mkufu-zambarau
 
Passeridae
Southern Gray-headed Sparrow Passer diffusus Shomoro Kusi
 
Ploceidae
Grosbeak Weaver Amblyospiza albifrons Katadole
Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus Kwera Nguya
Fan-tailed Widowbird Euplectes axillaris Kweche Mkia-mpana
 
Estrildidae
Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild Mshigi Kawaida
Zebra Waxbill Amandava subflava Mshigi Punda-milia
Bronze Mannikin Lonchura cucullata Tongo Pofu
 
Viduidae
Pin-tailed Whydah Vidua macroura Fumbwe Mkia-mwembamba
 
Motacillidae
African Pipit Anthus cinnamomeus Kipimanjia-mbuga
 
Fringillidae
Yellow-fronted Canary Serinus mozambicus Chiriku Uso-njano

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