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Senegal

Capital and largest city Dakar

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Number of species: 659
Number of globally threatened species: 7
 
STRUTHIONIFORMES: Struthionidae
Ostrich Struthio camelus
 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus Rare/Accidental
Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis Rare/Accidental
Cape Verde Petrel Pterodroma feae Near-threatened
Madeira Petrel Pterodroma madeira Endangered
Bulwer's Petrel Bulweria bulwerii
Cory's Shearwater Calonectris diomedea
Greater Shearwater Puffinus gravis
Sooty Shearwater Puffinus griseus Near-threatened
Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus
Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus Critically endangered
Little Shearwater Puffinus assimilis
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus
White-faced Storm-Petrel Pelagodroma marina
European Storm-Petrel Hydrobates pelagicus
Band-rumped Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma castro
Leach's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma leucorhoa
 
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
 
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
African Openbill Anastomus lamelligerus
Black Stork Ciconia nigra
Abdim's Stork Ciconia abdimii
Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus Rare/Accidental
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
Saddle-billed Stork Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis
Marabou Stork Leptoptilos crumeniferus
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus
Waldrapp Geronticus eremita Critically endangered
Hadada Ibis Bostrychia hagedash
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
Brant Branta bernicla Rare/Accidental
Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna Rare/Accidental
Spur-winged Goose Plectropterus gambensis
Comb Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos
African Pygmy-goose Nettapus auritus
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope
American Wigeon Anas americana Rare/Accidental
Gadwall Anas strepera
Eurasian Teal Anas crecca
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos Rare/Accidental
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
Garganey Anas querquedula
Blue-winged Teal Anas discors Rare/Accidental
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
Marbled Teal Marmaronetta angustirostris Vulnerable
Common Pochard Aythya ferina
Ferruginous Pochard Aythya nyroca Near-threatened
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula
 
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
Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus
Scissor-tailed Kite Chelictinia riocourii
Black Kite Milvus migrans
African Fish-Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer
Palm-nut Vulture Gypohierax angolensis
Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monachus
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus
White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus
Rueppell's Griffon Gyps rueppellii
Eurasian Griffon Gyps fulvus
Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotus
White-headed Vulture Trigonoceps occipitalis
Beaudouin's Snake-Eagle Circaetus beaudouini
Brown Snake-Eagle Circaetus cinereus
Banded Snake-Eagle Circaetus cinerascens
Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus
Western Marsh-Harrier Circus aeruginosus
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Near-threatened
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus
African Harrier-Hawk Polyboroides typus
Lizard Buzzard Kaupifalco monogrammicus
Dark Chanting-Goshawk Melierax metabates
Gabar Goshawk Micronisus gabar
Red-chested Goshawk Accipiter toussenelii Rare/Accidental
Shikra Accipiter badius
Red-thighed Sparrowhawk Accipiter erythropus
Ovampo Sparrowhawk Accipiter ovampensis Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus
Black Goshawk Accipiter melanoleucus
Grasshopper Buzzard Butastur rufipennis
Eurasian Buzzard Buteo buteo Rare/Accidental
Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus
Red-necked Buzzard Buteo auguralis
Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax
Wahlberg's Eagle Aquila wahlbergi
Bonelli's Eagle Aquila fasciatus
African Hawk-Eagle Aquila spilogaster
Booted Eagle Aquila pennatus
Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus
Long-crested Eagle Lophaetus occipitalis
Crowned Hawk-Eagle Stephanoaetus coronatus
 
FALCONIFORMES: Sagittariidae
Secretary-bird Sagittarius serpentarius
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Vulnerable
Eurasian Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
Fox Kestrel Falco alopex
Grey Kestrel Falco ardosiaceus
Red-necked Falcon Falco chicquera
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus Near-threatened
Merlin Falco columbarius Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo Rare/Accidental
African Hobby Falco cuvierii
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus
Barbary Falcon Falco pelegrinoides Rare/Accidental
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
White-throated Francolin Francolinus albogularis
Ahanta Francolin Francolinus ahantensis
Double-spurred Francolin Francolinus bicalcaratus
Harlequin Quail Coturnix delegorguei
Stone Partridge Ptilopachus petrosus
 
GALLIFORMES: Numididae
Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris
 
GRUIFORMES: Turnicidae
Small Buttonquail Turnix sylvaticus
Hottentot Buttonquail Turnix hottentottus
Quail-plover Ortyxelos meiffrenii
 
GRUIFORMES: Gruidae
Black Crowned-Crane Balearica pavonina Near-threatened
Common Crane Grus grus
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
White-spotted Flufftail Sarothrura pulchra
African Crake Crecopsis egregia Rare/Accidental
Black Crake Amaurornis flavirostra
Little Crake Porzana parva
Baillon's Crake Porzana pusilla Rare/Accidental
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio
Allen's Gallinule Porphyrio alleni
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
Lesser Moorhen Gallinula angulata
Eurasian Coot Fulica atra
 
GRUIFORMES: Heliornithidae
African Finfoot Podica senegalensis
 
GRUIFORMES: Otididae
Arabian Bustard Ardeotis arabs
Stanley Bustard Neotis denhami Near-threatened
White-bellied Bustard Eupodotis senegalensis
Savile's Bustard Eupodotis savilei
Black-bellied Bustard Lissotis melanogaster
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae
African Jacana Actophilornis africanus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Haematopodidae
African Oystercatcher Haematopus moquini
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae
Water Thick-knee Burhinus vermiculatus
Eurasian Thick-knee Burhinus oedicnemus
Senegal Thick-knee Burhinus senegalensis
Spotted Thick-knee Burhinus capensis
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae
Egyptian plover Pluvianus aegyptius
Cream-colored Courser Cursorius cursor
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
Senegal Lapwing Vanellus lugubris Rare/Accidental
Wattled Lapwing Vanellus senegallus
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva Rare/Accidental
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
Forbes's Plover Charadrius forbesi
White-fronted Plover Charadrius marginatus
Snowy Plover Charadrius alexandrinus
Greater Sandplover Charadrius leschenaultii Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus
Great Snipe Gallinago media Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Near-threatened
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius Rare/Accidental
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
Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii Rare/Accidental
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos Rare/Accidental
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
Dunlin Calidris alpina
Buff-breasted Sandpipe Tryngites subruficollis Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Ruff Philomachus pugnax
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus Rare/Accidental
Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Mew Gull Larus canus
Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii Near-threatened
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis Rare/Accidental
Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus
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
Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia Rare/Accidental
Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus Rare/Accidental
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla Rare/Accidental
Franklin's Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus Rare/Accidental
Little Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan Rare/Accidental
Sabine's Gull Xema sabini
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus
Black Noddy Anous minutus
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus
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
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea Rare/Accidental
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis
Lesser Crested-Tern Thalasseus bengalensis Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Rynchopidae
African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris Near-threatened
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
Great Skua Stercorarius skua Rare/Accidental
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus
Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus Rare/Accidental
 
PTEROCLIFORMES: Pteroclidae
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles exustus
Lichtenstein's Sandgrouse Pterocles lichtensteinii 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
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 Rare/Accidental
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 Rare/Accidental
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
Levaillant's Cuckoo Clamator levaillantii
Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius
Red-chested Cuckoo Cuculus solitarius
Black Cuckoo Cuculus clamosus Rare/Accidental
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus
African Cuckoo Cuculus gularis Rare/Accidental
Klaas's Cuckoo Chrysococcyx klaas
African Emerald Cuckoo Chrysococcyx cupreus Rare/Accidental
Dideric Cuckoo Chrysococcyx caprius
Yellowbill Ceuthmochares aereus
Black Coucal Centropus grillii
Black-throated Coucal Centropus leucogaster
Blue-headed Coucal Centropus monachus
Senegal Coucal Centropus senegalensis
 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
African Scops-Owl Otus senegalensis
European Scops-Owl Otus scops
Northern White-faced Owl Ptilopsis leucotis
Eurasian Eagle-Owl Bubo bubo Rare/Accidental
Pharaoh Eagle-Owl Bubo ascalaphus Rare/Accidental
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
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus
Marsh Owl Asio capensis
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Red-necked Nightjar Caprimulgus ruficollis Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus Rare/Accidental
Egyptian Nightjar Caprimulgus aegyptius
Golden Nightjar Caprimulgus eximius
Fiery-necked Nightjar Caprimulgus pectoralis
Plain Nightjar Caprimulgus inornatus
Freckled Nightjar Caprimulgus tristigma
Long-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus climacurus
Standard-winged Nightjar Macrodipteryx longipennis
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Mottled Spinetail Telacanthura ussheri
African Palm-Swift Cypsiurus parvus
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
Blue-naped Mousebird Urocolius macrourus
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis
Shining Blue Kingfisher Alcedo quadribrachys
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
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster
Northern Carmine Bee-eater Merops nubicus
 
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae
European Roller Coracias garrulus 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
Piping Hornbill Ceratogymna fistulator
Yellow-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna elata Near-threatened
Abyssinian Ground-Hornbill Bucorvus abyssinicus
 
PICIFORMES: Capitonidae
Red-rumped Tinkerbird Pogoniulus atroflavus
Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird Pogoniulus bilineatus
Yellow-fronted Tinkerbird Pogoniulus chrysoconus
Hairy-breasted Barbet Tricholaema hirsuta
Vieillot's Barbet Lybius vieilloti
Bearded Barbet Lybius dubius
 
PICIFORMES: Indicatoridae
Cassin's Honeyguide Prodotiscus insignis
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
Little Green Woodpecker Campethera maculosa
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
Kordofan Lark Mirafra cordofanica
Flappet Lark Mirafra rufocinnamomea
Rufous-rumped Lark Pinarocorys erythropygia
Greater Hoopoe-Lark Alaemon alaudipes
Chestnut-backed Sparrow-Lark Eremopterix leucotis
Black-crowned Sparrow-Lark Eremopterix nigriceps
Thick-billed Lark Ramphocoris clotbey
Greater Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla
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
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
Rock Martin Ptyonoprogne fuligula
House-Martin Delichon urbicum
Lesser Striped-Swallow Cecropis abyssinica
Rufous-chested Swallow Cecropis semirufa
Mosque Swallow Cecropis senegalensis
Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica
 
Passeriformes.: Motacillidae
Long-billed Pipit Anthus similis
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris
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
Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
Citrine Wagtail Motacilla citreola Rare/Accidental
Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Campephagidae
White-breasted Cuckoo-shrike Coracina pectoralis
Red-shouldered Cuckoo-shrike Campephaga phoenicea
 
Passeriformes.: Pycnonotidae
Common Bulbul Pycnonotus barbatus
Little Greenbul Andropadus virens
Slender-billed Greenbul Andropadus gracilirostris
Yellow-whiskered Greenbul Andropadus latirostris
Simple Greenbul Chlorocichla simplex
Yellow-throated Greenbul Chlorocichla flavicollis
Swamp Greenbul Thescelocichla leucopleura
Leaf-love Phyllastrephus scandens
White-throated Greenbul Phyllastrephus albigularis
Grey-headed Bristlebill Bleda canicapillus
Yellow-spotted Nicator Nicator chloris
Red-tailed Greenbul Criniger calurus
Yellow-bearded Bulbul Criniger olivaceus Vulnerable
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Rufous-tailed Rock-Thrush Monticola saxatilis
Blue Rock-Thrush Monticola solitarius
Olive Thrush Turdus olivaceus
African Thrush Turdus pelios
Song Thrush Turdus philomelos Rare/Accidental
White-tailed Alethe Alethe diademata
 
Passeriformes.: Cisticolidae
Red-faced Cisticola Cisticola erythrops
Singing Cisticola Cisticola cantans
Whistling Cisticola Cisticola lateralis
Red-pate Cisticola Cisticola ruficeps
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
Cricket Longtail Spiloptila clamans
Red-fronted Warbler Urorhipis rufifrons
Oriole Warbler Hypergerus atriceps
Green-backed Camaroptera Camaroptera brachyura
Olive-green Camaroptera Camaroptera chloronota
 
Passeriformes.: Sylviidae
Moustached Grass-Warbler Melocichla mentalis
Grasshopper-Warbler Locustella naevia
Savi's Warbler Locustella luscinioides
Aquatic Warbler Acrocephalus paludicola Vulnerable
Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus
Eurasian Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus
African Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus baeticatus
Marsh Warbler Acrocephalus palustris Rare/Accidental
Great Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus
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 Crombec Sylvietta virens
Northern Crombec Sylvietta brachyura
Green Hylia Hylia prasina
Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus
Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita
Western Bonelli's Warbler Phylloscopus bonelli
Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix Rare/Accidental
Yellow-browed  Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus Rare/Accidental
Yellow-bellied Hyliota Hyliota flavigaster
Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla
Garden Warbler Sylvia borin
Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria Rare/Accidental
Western Orphean Warbler Sylvia hortensis
Greater Whitethroat Sylvia communis
Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca
Spectacled Warbler Sylvia conspicillata
Subalpine Warbler Sylvia cantillans
Sardinian Warbler Sylvia melanocephala
 
Passeriformes.: Muscicapidae
Pale Flycatcher Bradornis pallidus
Northern Black-Flycatcher Melaenornis edolioides
White-browed Forest-Flycatcher Fraseria cinerascens
Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata
Swamp Flycatcher Muscicapa aquatica
Grey Tit-Flycatcher Myioparus plumbeus
European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca
Red-breasted Flycatcher Ficedula parva
Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos
Bluethroat Luscinia svecica
Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat Cossypha niveicapilla
White-crowned Robin-Chat Cossypha albicapilla
Rufous-tailed Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas galactotes
African Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas minor
Black Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas podobe
Black Redstart Phoenicurus ochruros Rare/Accidental
Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus
Whinchat Saxicola rubetra
African Stonechat Saxicola torquatus
White-tailed Wheatear Oenanthe leucopyga
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
Western Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica
Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti
Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina
Familiar Chat Cercomela familiaris
Northern Anteater-Chat Myrmecocichla aethiops
Sooty Chat Myrmecocichla nigra
White-fronted Black-Chat Myrmecocichla albifrons
Mocking Cliff-Chat Thamnolaea cinnamomeiventris
 
Passeriformes.: Platysteiridae
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
Rufous-winged Illadopsis Illadopsis rufescens Near-threatened
Puvel's Illadopsis Illadopsis puveli
Brown Illadopsis Illadopsis fulvescens
Fulvous Chatterer Turdoides fulva
Blackcap Babbler Turdoides reinwardtii
Brown Babbler Turdoides plebejus
Pale-breasted Illadopsis Phyllanthus atripennis
Brown Illadopsis Illadopsis fulvescens
 
Passeriformes.: Paridae
White-shouldered Black-Tit Melaniparus guineensis
 
Passeriformes.: Certhiidae
Spotted Creeper Salpornis spilonotus
 
Passeriformes.: Remizidae
Sennar Penduline-Tit Anthoscopus punctifrons
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
Eastern Olive Sunbird Cyanomitra olivacea
Western Olive Sunbird Cyanomitra obscura
Scarlet-chested Sunbird Chalcomitra senegalensis
Hunter's Sunbird Chalcomitra hunteri
Olive-bellied Sunbird Cinnyris chloropygius
Beautiful Sunbird Cinnyris pulchellus
Splendid Sunbird Cinnyris coccinigastrus
Johanna's Sunbird Cinnyris johannae
Variable Sunbird Cinnyris venustus
Copper Sunbird Cinnyris cupreus
 
Passeriformes.: Zosteropidae
African Yellow White-eye Zosterops senegalensis
 
Passeriformes.: Oriolidae
Eurasian Golden-Oriole Oriolus oriolus
African Golden-Oriole Oriolus auratus
 
Passeriformes.: Laniidae
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
Red-eyed Puffback Dryoscopus senegalensis
Black-crowned Tchagra Tchagra senegalus
Turati's Boubou Laniarius turatii
Tropical Boubou Laniarius aethiopicus
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
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
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
Yellow-spotted Petronia Petronia pyrgita
Bush Petronia Petronia dentata
 
Passeriformes.: Ploceidae
White-billed Buffalo-Weaver Bubalornis albirostris
Speckle-fronted Weaver Sporopipes frontalis
Chestnut-crowned Sparrow-Weaver Plocepasser superciliosus
Gray's Malimbe Malimbus nitens
Red-headed Weaver Anaplectes rubriceps
Little Weaver Ploceus luteolus
Slender-billed Weaver Ploceus pelzelni
Black-necked Weaver Ploceus nigricollis
Orange Weaver Ploceus aurantius
Vitelline Masked-Weaver Ploceus vitellinus
Heuglin's Masked-Weaver Ploceus heuglini
Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus
Black-headed Weaver Ploceus melanocephalus
Compact Weaver Pachyphantes superciliosus
Red-headed Quelea Quelea erythrops
Red-billed Quelea Quelea quelea
Orange Bishop Euplectes franciscanus
Black-winged Bishop Euplectes hordeaceus
Yellow-crowned Bishop Euplectes afer
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird Euplectes macroura
Grosbeak Weaver Amblyospiza albifrons
 
Passeriformes.: Estrildidae
Chestnut-breasted Negrofinch Nigrita bicolor
Grey-headed Oliveback Nesocharis capistrata
Lavender Waxbill Estrilda caerulescens
Orange-cheeked Waxbill Estrilda melpoda
Black-rumped Waxbill Estrilda troglodytes
Western Bluebill Spermophaga haematina
Crimson Seedcracker Pyrenestes sanguineus
Red-cheeked Cordonbleu Uraeginthus bengalus
Dybowski's Twinspot Euschistospiza dybowskii
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
Black-bellied Firefinch Lagonosticta rara
Pale-billed Firefinch Lagonosticta landanae
Mali Firefinch Lagonosticta virata
Cut-throat Amadina fasciata
Zebra Waxbill Sporaeginthus subflavus
African Quailfinch Ortygospiza atricollis
Bronze Mannikin Spermestes cucullatus
Magpie Mannikin Spermestes fringilloides
African Silverbill Euodice cantans
 
Passeriformes.: Viduidae
Pin-tailed Whydah Vidua macroura
Northern Paradise-Whydah Vidua orientalis
Village Indigobird Vidua chalybeata
Pale-winged Indigobird Vidua wilsoni
Quailfinch Indigobird Vidua nigeriae
Baka Indigobird Vidua larvaticola
Cameroon Indigobird Vidua camerunensis
 
Passeriformes.: Fringillidae
Eurasian Linnet Carduelis cannabina Rare/Accidental
White-rumped Seedeater Serinus leucopygius
Yellow-fronted Canary Serinus mozambicus
 
Passeriformes.: Emberizidae
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana
House Bunting Emberiza striolata Rare/Accidental
Cinnamon-breasted Bunting Emberiza tahapisi
Golden-breasted Bunting Emberiza flaviventris
Brown-rumped Bunting Emberiza affinis
Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra Rare/Accidental

 

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