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Pemba Island

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Number of species: 93
Number of endemics: 4
Number of globally threatened species: 1
Number of introduced species: 1
Numididae
Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris Kanga
 
Phasianidae
Harlequin Quail Coturnix delegorguei Tombo Kidari-cheusi
Blue Quail Coturnix adansonii Tombo Buluu
 
Anatidae
White-faced Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna viduata Bata-miti Uso-mweupe
White-backed Duck Thalassornis leuconotus Kotwe
African Pygmy-goose Nettapus auritus Bata Salili
 
Podicipedidae
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis Kibisi Mdogo
 
Phoenicopteridae
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber Heroe Mkubwa
 
Ciconiidae
African Openbill Anastomus lamelligerus Korongo Domo-wazi
Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus Korongo Shingo-sufu
 
Threskiornithidae
Hadada Ibis Bostrychia hagedash Kwarara Hijani
 
Ardeidae
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Kingoyo Utosi-weusi
Striated Heron Butorides striata Ngojamalika
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides Kingoyo Njano
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Yangeyange
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea Kongoti
Black-headed Heron Ardea melanocephala Koikoi Majoka
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea Pondagundi
Black Heron Egretta ardesiaca Kulasitara
Little Bittern Egretta garzetta Dandala
Dimorphic Egret Egretta dimorpha Yange-pwani
 
Phalacrocoracidae
Long-tailed Cormorant Phalacrocorax africanus Mnandi Mkia-mrefu
 
Falconidae
Dickinson's Kestrel Falco dickinsoni Kozi Kiuno-cheupe
 
Accipitridae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus Kipungu
Bat Hawk Macheiramphus alcinus Mwewe Mlapopo
Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus Mwewe-kipupwe
Black Kite Milvus migrans Mwewe
Palm-nut Vulture Gypohierax angolensis Tumbusi Miwese
African Harrier-Hawk Polyboroides typus Kobeamiti
African Goshawk Accipiter tachiro Kipanga-msitu
Black Goshawk Accipiter melanoleucus Kipanga Mweusi
 
Rallidae
Buff-spotted Flufftail Sarothrura elegans Fuluwili Madoa-njano
Red-chested Flufftail Sarothrura rufa Fuluwili Kidari-chekundu
Black Crake Amaurornis flavirostra Kiluwiri Mweusi
Allen's Gallinule Porphyrio alleni Shaunge Kijani
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus Kukuziwa
 
Turnicidae
Small Buttonquail Turnix sylvaticus Kipururu
 
Burhinidae
Water Thick-knee Burhinus vermiculatus Chekeamwezi
 
Rostratulidae
Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis Sululu Uzuri
 
Jacanidae
African Jacana Actophilornis africanus Sile-maua
 
Laridae
Sooty Gull Larus hemprichii Shakwe Kijivucheusi
Great Crested Tern Sterna bergii Shakwe Kishungi Mkubwa
 
Columbidae
Red-eyed Dove Streptopelia semitorquata Hua Fifi
Blue-spotted Wood-Dove Turtur afer Pugi-wanda
Tambourine Dove Turtur tympanistria Pugi-kikombe
Pemba Green-Pigeon Treron pembaensis Ninga wa Pemba Endemic Vulnerable
 
Psittacidae
Brown-headed Parrot Poicephalus cryptoxanthus Kwao Kichwa-kahawia
 
Cuculidae
Yellowbill Ceuthmochares aereus Ukiki
White-browed Coucal Centropus superciliosus Dudumizi
 
Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba Bundi Babawatoto
 
Strigidae
Pemba Scops-Owl Otus pembaensis Mtiti wa Pemba Endemic Vulnerable
 
Caprimulgidae
Square-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus fossii Kirukanjia Kijivucheusi
 
Apodidae
Mottled Spinetail Telacanthura ussheri Teleka Koo-madoa
African Palm-Swift Cypsiurus parvus Teleka Mkia-mrefu
Little Swift Apus affinis Teleka Mdogo
White-rumped Swift Apus caffer Teleka Kiuno-cheupe
 
Coliidae
Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus Kuzumburu Michirizi Extirpated
 
Coraciidae
Broad-billed Roller Eurystomus glaucurus Chole
 
Alcedinidae
Grey-headed Kingfisher Halcyon leucocephala Kurea Tumbo-jekundu
Mangrove Kingfisher Halcyon senegaloides Kijimbi-msitu
African Pygmy-Kingfisher Ceyx pictus Kisharifu
Malachite Kingfisher Alcedo cristata Kizamiadagaa
Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis Detepwani
 
Meropidae
Madagascar Bee-eater Merops superciliosus Kerem Kiole
 
Bucerotidae
Crowned Hornbill Tockus alboterminatus Hondo
 
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
Mascarene Martin Phedina borbonica Mbayuwayu-kisiwa
Wire-tailed Swallow Hirundo smithii Mbayuwayu Mkia-sindano
Lesser Striped-Swallow Cecropis abyssinica Mbayuwayu Michirizi Mdogo
 
Cisticolidae
Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis Kidenenda Zezete
 
Sylviidae
Lesser Swamp-Warbler Acrocephalus gracilirostris Shoro Mdomo-mwembamba
African Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus baeticatus Shoro Mhamaji
 
Zosteropidae
Pemba White-eye Zosterops vaughani Kinenginenge wa Pemba Endemic
 
Sturnidae
Black-bellied Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis corruscus Nyangala
 
Nectariniidae
Eastern Olive Sunbird Cyanomitra olivacea Chozi Kijanikijivu Mashariki
Scarlet-chested Sunbird Chalcomitra senegalensis Neli Gunda
Violet-breasted Sunbird Cinnyris chalcomelas Chozi Kidari-zambarau
Pemba Sunbird Cinnyris pembae Chozi wa Pemba Endemic
 
Passeridae
Grey-headed Sparrow Passer griseus
Southern Gray-headed Sparrow Passer diffusus Shomoro Kusi
 
Ploceidae
Grosbeak Weaver Amblyospiza albifrons Katadole
Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus Kwera Nguya
Zanzibar Bishop Euplectes nigroventris Kweche-pwani
Black-winged Bishop Euplectes hordeaceus Kweche Mtama
 
Estrildidae
Green-backed Twinspot Mandingoa nitidula Mtolondo-kanga Kijani
Zebra Waxbill Amandava subflava Mshigi Punda-milia
Bronze Mannikin Lonchura cucullata Tongo Pofu
Black-and-white Mannikin Lonchura bicolor Tongo Rangi-mbili
Java Sparrow Lonchura oryzivora Zawaridi Introduced species Vulnerable
 
Viduidae
Parasitic Weaver Anomalospiza imberbis Yombeyombe Manjano
 
Motacillidae
African Pipit Anthus cinnamomeus Kipimanjia-mbuga

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