Somalia

Search by Freefind    A   B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L M  N  O  P  Q   R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y   Z      Home

 Advanced Search Alphabetically Taxon - Family Map Country Lists Help-Site Map Contact

Somalia

Capital and largest city
Mogadishu

مرحبا بكم في طيور قائمة الصومال    -     Welcome to the birds of Somalia checklist.     -     欢迎来到索马里清单中的鸟。

Somalia Conservation Matters               Somalia Birding

Africa      America    Europe     Asia       Austrailasia       Antarctica       Middle East 

 

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds all rights reserved

Slideshow courtesy Flickr creative commons ? some rights reserved

Bird Checklist photos and data Somalia

Number of species: 710
Number of endemics: 9
Number of globally threatened species: 14
Number of introduced species: 1
STRUTHIONIFORMES: Struthionidae
 
Ostrich Struthio camelus
 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis
Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis Rare/Accidental
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Diomedeidae
Shy Albatross Thalassarche cauta Rare/Accidental
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Procellariidae
Cape Petrel Daption capense
Mascarene Petrel Pterodroma aterrima Critically endangered
Antarctic Prion Pachyptila desolata Rare/Accidental
Jouanin's Petrel Bulweria fallax Near-threatened
Kerguelen Petrel Aphrodroma brevirostris Rare/Accidental
Flesh-footed Shearwater Puffinus carneipes Rare/Accidental
Wedge-tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus
Audubon's Shearwater Puffinus lherminieri
Persian Shearwater Puffinus persicus
 
PROCELLARIIFORMES: Hydrobatidae
Wilson's Storm-Petrel Oceanites oceanicus
White-faced Storm-Petrel Pelagodroma marina Rare/Accidental
Black-bellied Storm-Petrel Fregetta tropica Rare/Accidental
Swinhoe's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma monorhis Rare/Accidental
Matsudaira's Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma matsudairae Data deficient
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phaethontidae
Red-billed Tropicbird Phaethon aethereus
 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus
Pink-backed Pelican Pelecanus rufescens
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra
Red-footed Booby Sula sula Rare/Accidental
Brown Booby Sula leucogaster
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
Socotra Cormorant Phalacrocorax nigrogularis Vulnerable
Long-tailed Cormorant Phalacrocorax africanus
 
PELECANIFORMES: Anhingidae
Darter Anhinga melanogaster
 
PELECANIFORMES: Fregatidae
Great Frigatebird Fregata minor
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
Black Heron Egretta ardesiaca
Intermediate Egret Egretta intermedia
Little Egret Egretta garzetta
Western Reef-Heron Egretta gularis
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides
Madagascar Pond-Heron Ardeola idae Rare/Accidental Endangered
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Striated Heron Butorides striata
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus
Dwarf Bittern Ixobrychus sturmii
 
CICONIIFORMES: Scopidae
Hamerkop Scopus umbretta
 
CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae
Yellow-billed Stork Mycteria ibis
African Openbill Anastomus lamelligerus
Black Stork Ciconia nigra Rare/Accidental
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
Waldrapp Geronticus eremita Rare/Accidental 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 Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
Fulvous Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna bicolor
White-faced Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna viduata
White-backed Duck Thalassornis leuconotus Rare/Accidental
Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea Rare/Accidental
Comb Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos
African Pygmy-goose Nettapus auritus
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope Rare/Accidental
Gadwall Anas strepera Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Tea Anas crecca
Yellow-billed Duck Anas undulata Rare/Accidental
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
Red-billed Duck Anas erythrorhyncha
Hottentot Teal Anas hottentota Rare/Accidental
Garganey Anas querquedula
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
Southern Pochard Netta erythrophthalma
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula Rare/Accidental
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
African Cuckoo-Hawk Aviceda cuculoides
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
Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monachus
Lammergeier Gypaetus barbatus
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
Black-breasted Snake-Eagle Circaetus pectoralis
Brown Snake-Eagle Circaetus cinereus
Fasciated Snake-Eagle Circaetus fasciolatus Near-threatened
Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus
Western Marsh-Harrier Circus aeruginosus
African Marsh-Harrier Circus ranivorus Rare/Accidental
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Near-threatened
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus
African Harrier-Hawk Polyboroides typus
Lizard Buzzard Kaupifalco monogrammicus
Eastern Chanting-Goshawk Melierax poliopterus
Gabar Goshawk Micronisus gabar
African Goshawk Accipiter tachiro
Shikra Accipiter badius
Little Sparrowhawk Accipiter minullus
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus Rare/Accidental
Black Goshawk Accipiter melanoleucus Rare/Accidental
Grasshopper Buzzard Butastur rufipennis
Eurasian Buzzard Buteo buteo
Long-legged Buzzard Buteo rufinus Rare/Accidental
Augur Buzzard Buteo augur
Archer's Buzzard Buteo archeri Endemic
Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax
Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis Rare/Accidental
Wahlberg's Eagle Aquila wahlbergi
Verreaux's Eagle Aquila verreauxii
African Hawk-Eagle Aquila spilogaster
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus
Ayres' Hawk-Eagle Aquila ayresii Rare/Accidental
Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus
Long-crested Eagle Lophaetus occipitalis
 
FALCONIFORMES: Sagittariidae
Secretary-bird Sagittarius serpentarius
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Pygmy Falcon Polihierax semitorquatus
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Vulnerable
Eurasian Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
Greater Kestrel Falco rupicoloides
Red-necked Falcon Falco chicquera Rare/Accidental
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Amur Falcon Falco amurensis
Eleonora's Falcon Falco eleonorae
Sooty Falcon Falco concolor
Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo
African Hobby Falco cuvierii Rare/Accidental
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus
Barbary Falcon Falco pelegrinoides
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Crested Francolin Francolinus sephaena
Orange River Francolin Francolinus levaillantoides
Yellow-necked Francolin Francolinus leucoscepus
Red-necked Francolin Francolinus afer
Chestnut-naped Francolin Francolinus castaneicollis
Harlequin Quail Coturnix delegorguei
 
GALLIFORMES: Numididae
Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris
Crested Guineafowl Guttera pucherani
Vulturine Guineafowl Acryllium vulturinum
 
GRUIFORMES: Turnicidae
Small Buttonquail Turnix sylvaticus
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Buff-spotted Flufftail Sarothrura elegans Rare/Accidental
Corn Crake Crex crex Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Black Crake Amaurornis flavirostra
Little Crake Porzana parva Rare/Accidental
Baillon's Crake Porzana pusilla Rare/Accidental
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana Rare/Accidental
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio Rare/Accidental
Allen's Gallinule Porphyrio alleni Rare/Accidental
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
Lesser Moorhen Gallinula angulata
Red-knobbed Coot Fulica cristata Rare/Accidental
 
GRUIFORMES: Heliornithidae
African Finfoot Podica senegalensis Rare/Accidental
 
GRUIFORMES: Otididae
Arabian Bustard Ardeotis arabs Rare/Accidental
Kori Bustard Ardeotis kori
Houbara Bustard Neotis heuglinii
White-bellied Bustard Eupodotis senegalensis
Little Brown Bustard Eupodotis humilis Near-threatened
Buff-crested Bustard Eupodotis gindiana
Black-bellied Bustard Lissotis melanogaster
Hartlaub's Bustard Lissotis hartlaubii
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae
African Jacana Actophilornis africanus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Rostratulidae
Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis
 
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 vermiculatus
Eurasian Thick-knee Burhinus oedicnemus Rare/Accidental
Spotted Thick-knee Burhinus capensis
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae
Cream-colored Courser Cursorius cursor
Temminck's Courser Cursorius temminckii
Double-banded Courser Smutsornis africanus
Three-banded Courser Rhinoptilus cinctus
Bronze-winged Courser Rhinoptilus chalcopterus
Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola
Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Madagascar Pratincole Glareola ocularis Vulnerable
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Spur-winged Lapwing Vanellus spinosus
Black-headed Lapwing Vanellus tectus
Senegal Lapwing Vanellus lugubris
Black-winged Lapwing Vanellus melanopterus Rare/Accidental
Crowned Lapwing Vanellus coronatus
Wattled Lapwing Vanellus senegallus Rare/Accidental
Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius Rare/Accidental Critically endangered
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
White-fronted Plover Charadrius marginatus
Snowy Plover
Charadrius alexandrinus
Lesser Sandplover Charadrius mongolus
Greater Sandplover Charadrius leschenaultii
Caspian Plover Charadrius asiaticus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus Rare/Accidental
Pintail Snipe Gallinago stenura Rare/Accidental
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
Slender-billed Curlew Numenius tenuirostris Critically endangered
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata
Temminck's Stint Xenus cinereus
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
Common Redshank Tringa totanus
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Red Knot Calidris canutus Rare/Accidental
Sanderling Calidris alba
Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis Rare/Accidental
Little Stint Calidris minuta
Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
Dunlin Calidris alpina
Broad-billed Sandpiper Limicola falcinellus Rare/Accidental
Ruff Philomachus pugnax
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
White-eyed Gull Larus leucophthalmus Near-threatened
Sooty Gull Larus hemprichii
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
Heuglin's Gull Larus heuglini
Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans
Armenian Gull Larus armenicus
Great Black-headed Gull Larus ichthyaetus Rare/Accidental
Grey-headed Gull Larus cirrocephalus Rare/Accidental
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus
Sabine's Gull Xema sabini
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus
Lesser Noddy Anous tenuirostris
Sooty Tern 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 Rare/Accidental
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
White-cheeked Tern Sterna repressa
Great Crested-Tern Thalasseus bergii
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis
Lesser Crested-Tern Thalasseus bengalensis
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Rynchopidae
African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Stercorariidae
South Polar Skua Stercorarius maccormicki Rare/Accidental
Brown Skua Stercorarius antarcticus Rare/Accidental
Pomarine Jaeger Stercorarius pomarinus Rare/Accidental
Parasitic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus
 
PTEROCLIFORMES: Pteroclidae
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles exustus
Spotted Sandgrouse Pterocles senegallus
Black-faced Sandgrouse Pterocles decoratus
Lichtenstein's Sandgrouse Pterocles lichtensteinii
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia
Speckled Pigeon Columba guinea
Somali Pigeon Columba oliviae Endemic Data deficient
Rameron Pigeon Columba arquatrix
Eurasian Turtle-Dove Streptopelia turtur
Dusky Turtle-Dove Streptopelia lugens
African Collared-Dove Streptopelia roseogrisea
White-winged Collared-Dove Streptopelia reichenowi Near-threatened
African Mourning Dove Streptopelia decipiens
Red-eyed Dove Streptopelia semitorquata
Ring-necked Dove Streptopelia capicola
Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis
Emerald-spotted Wood-Dove Turtur chalcospilos
Tambourine Dove Turtur tympanistria
Namaqua Dove Oena capensis
Bruce's Green-Pigeon Treron waalia
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri
Brown-headed Parrot Poicephalus cryptoxanthus
Red-bellied Parrot Poicephalus rufiventris
 
CUCULIFORMES: Musophagidae
Fischer's Turaco Tauraco fischeri Near-threatened
White-cheeked Turaco Tauraco leucotis
White-bellied Go-away-bird Corythaixoides leucogaster
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Pied Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus
Levaillant's Cuckoo Clamator levaillantii Rare/Accidental
Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius
Red-chested Cuckoo Cuculus solitarius Rare/Accidental
Black Cuckoo Cuculus clamosus Rare/Accidental
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus
African Cuckoo Cuculus gularis
Lesser Cuckoo Cuculus poliocephalus Rare/Accidental
Klaas's Cuckoo Chrysococcyx klaas
African Emerald Cuckoo Chrysococcyx cupreus
Dideric Cuckoo Chrysococcyx caprius
Yellowbill Ceuthmochares aereus
Senegal Coucal Centropus senegalensis
White-browed Coucal Centropus superciliosus
 
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
Southern White-faced Owl Ptilopsis granti
Spotted Eagle-Owl Bubo africanus
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
African Barred Owlet Glaucidium capense
Little Owl Athene noctua
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Eurasian Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus
Sombre Nightjar Caprimulgus fraenatus
Egyptian Nightjar Caprimulgus aegyptius Rare/Accidental
Nubian Nightjar Caprimulgus nubicus
Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar Caprimulgus donaldsoni
Fiery-necked Nightjar Caprimulgus pectoralis
Plain Nightjar Caprimulgus inornatus
Star-spotted Nightjar Caprimulgus stellatus Rare/Accidental
Slender-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus clarus
Pennant-winged Nightjar Macrodipteryx vexillarius Rare/Accidental
Standard-winged Nightjar Macrodipteryx longipennis Rare/Accidental
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Mottled Spinetail Telacanthura ussheri Rare/Accidental
Bat-like Spinetail Neafrapus boehmi Rare/Accidental
African Palm-Swift Cypsiurus parvus
Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba
Common Swift Apus apus Rare/Accidental
Nyanza Swift Apus niansae
Pallid Swift Apus pallidus
Forbes-Watson's Swift Apus berliozi
Little Swift Apus affinis
White-rumped Swift Apus caffer
 
COLIIFORMES: Coliidae
Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus
White-headed Mousebird Colius leucocephalus
Blue-naped Mousebird Urocolius macrourus
 
TROGONIFORMES: Trogonidae
Narina Trogon Apaloderma narina
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Malachite Kingfisher Alcedo cristata
African Pygmy-Kingfisher Ispidina picta
Grey-headed Kingfisher Halcyon leucocephala
Woodland Kingfisher Halcyon senegalensis
Mangrove Kingfisher Halcyon senegaloides
Brown-hooded Kingfisher Halcyon albiventris
Striped Kingfisher Halcyon chelicuti
Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris
Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis
 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae
Little Bee-eater Merops pusillus
Somali Bee-eater Merops revoilii
White-throated Bee-eater Merops albicollis
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus
Madagascar Bee-eater Merops superciliosus
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster
Northern Carmine Bee-eater Merops nubicus
 
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae
European Roller Coracias garrulus Near-threatened
Abyssinian Roller Coracias abyssinicus Rare/Accidental
Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus
Rufous-crowned Roller Coracias noevius
Broad-billed Roller Eurystomus glaucurus
 
CORACIIFORMES: Upupidae
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
 
CORACIIFORMES: Phoeniculidae
Green Woodhoopoe Phoeniculus purpureus Rare/Accidental
Black-billed Woodhoopoe Phoeniculus somaliensis
Black Scimitar-bill Rhinopomastus aterrimus
Common Scimitar-bill Rhinopomastus cyanomelas
Abyssinian Scimitar-bill Rhinopomastus minor
 
CORACIIFORMES: Bucerotidae
Red-billed Hornbill Tockus erythrorhynchus
Eastern Yellow-billed Hornbill Tockus flavirostris
Von der Decken's Hornbill Tockus deckeni
Crowned Hornbill Tockus alboterminatus
Hemprich's Hornbill Tockus hemprichii
African Grey Hornbill Tockus nasutus
Silvery-cheeked Hornbill Ceratogymna brevis
Abyssinian Ground-Hornbill Bucorvus abyssinicus
 
PICIFORMES: Capitonidae
Red-and-yellow Barbet Trachyphonus erythrocephalus
Yellow-breasted Barbet Trachyphonus margaritatus
D'Arnaud's Barbet Trachyphonus darnaudii
Red-fronted Tinkerbird Pogoniulus pusillus
Red-fronted Barbet Tricholaema diademata
Black-throated Barbet Tricholaema melanocephala
Brown-breasted Barbet Lybius melanopterus
 
PICIFORMES: Indicatoridae
Wahlberg's Honeyguide Prodotiscus regulus Rare/Accidental
Lesser Honeyguide Indicator minor
Scaly-throated Honeyguide Indicator variegatus
Greater Honeyguide Indicator indicator
 
PICIFORMES: Picidae
Eurasian Wryneck Jynx torquilla Rare/Accidental
Nubian Woodpecker Campethera nubica
Golden-tailed Woodpecker Campethera abingoni
Mombasa Woodpecker Campethera mombassica
Green-backed Woodpecker Campethera cailliautii
Cardinal Woodpecker Dendropicos fuscescens
Bearded Woodpecker Dendropicos namaquus
 
Passeriformes.: Alaudidae
Singing lark Mirafra cantillans
White-tailed Lark Mirafra albicauda
Ash's Lark Mirafra ashi Endemic Endangered
Somali Long-billed Lark Mirafra somalica
Red-winged Lark Mirafra hypermetra
Rufous-naped Lark Mirafra africana
Flappet Lark Mirafra rufocinnamomea
Collared Lark Mirafra collaris
Gillett's Lark Mirafra gilletti
Archer's Lark Heteromirafra archeri Endemic Critically endangered
Sidamo Lark Heteromirafra sidamoensis Vulnerable
Pink-breasted Lark Calendulauda poecilosterna
Fawn-colored Lark Calendulauda africanoides
Foxy Lark Calendulauda alopex
Greater Hoopoe-Lark Alaemon alaudipes
Lesser Hoopoe-Lark Alaemon hamertoni Endemic
Chestnut-backed Sparrow-Lark Eremopterix leucotis
Black-crowned Sparrow-Lark Eremopterix nigriceps
Chestnut-headed Sparrow-Lark Eremopterix signatus
Desert Lark Ammomanes deserti
Greater Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla
Red-capped Lark Calandrella cinerea
Blanford's Lark Calandrella blanfordi
Rufous Short-toed Lark Calandrella somalica
Obbia Lark Spizocorys obbiensis Endemic Data deficient
Short-tailed Lark Pseudalaemon fremantlii
Crested Lark Galerida cristata
Thekla Lark Galerida theklae
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
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
Rock Martin Ptyonoprogne fuligula
House-Martin Delichon urbicum
Lesser Striped-Swallow Cecropis abyssinica
Mosque Swallow Cecropis senegalensis Rare/Accidental
Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica
 
Passeriformes.: Motacillidae
African Pipit Anthus cinnamomeus
Long-billed Pipit Anthus similis
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris
Plain-backed Pipit Anthus leucophrys
Malindi Pipit Anthus melindae Near-threatened
Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus
Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis
Golden Pipit Tmetothylacus tenellus
Yellow-throated Longclaw Macronyx croceus Rare/Accidental
Pangani Longclaw Macronyx aurantiigula
White wagtail Motacilla alba
African Pied Wagtail Motacilla aguimp
Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea
 
Passeriformes.: Campephagidae
Grey Cuckoo-shrike Coracina caesia
Black Cuckoo-shrike Campephaga flava
Red-shouldered Cuckoo-shrike Campephaga phoenicea
 
Passeriformes.: Pycnonotidae
Common Bulbul Pycnonotus barbatus
Dodson's Bulbul Pycnonotus dodsoni  
Somali Bulbul Pycnonotus somaliensis  
Sombre Greenbul Andropadus importunus
Yellow-bellied Greenbul Chlorocichla flaviventris
Fischer's Greenbul Phyllastrephus fischeri
Terrestrial Brownbul Phyllastrephus terrestris
Northern Brownbul Phyllastrephus strepitans
Eastern Nicator Nicator gularis
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Red-tailed Ant-Thrush Neocossyphus rufus
Rufous-tailed Rock-Thrush Monticola saxatilis
Little Rock-Thrush Monticola rufocinereus
Blue Rock-Thrush Monticola solitarius
Olive Thrush Turdus olivaceus
African Bare-eyed Thrush Turdus tephronotus
 
Passeriformes.: Cisticolidae
Ashy Cisticola Cisticola cinereolus
Winding Cisticola Cisticola galactotes
Croaking Cisticola Cisticola natalensis
Siffling Cisticola Cisticola brachypterus
Tiny Cisticola Cisticola nana
Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis
Desert Cisticola Cisticola aridulus
Pectoral-patch Cisticola Cisticola brunnescens
Graceful Prinia Prinia gracilis
Tawny-flanked Prinia Prinia subflava
Pale Prinia Prinia somalica
Cricket Longtail Spiloptila clamans
Yellow-breasted Apalis Apalis flavida
Black-headed Apalis Apalis melanocephala
Red-fronted Warbler Urorhipis rufifrons
Green-backed Camaroptera Camaroptera brachyura
Grey Wren-Warbler Calamonastes simplex
 
Passeriformes.: Sylviidae
Eurasian River Warbler Locustella fluviatilis Rare/Accidental
Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus
Eurasian Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus
African Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus baeticatus
Marsh Warbler Acrocephalus palustris
Great Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus Rare/Accidental
Clamorous Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus stentoreus
Basra Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus griseldis Endangered
Lesser Swamp-Warbler Acrocephalus gracilirostris
Booted Warbler Hippolais caligata
Eastern Olivaceous Warbler Hippolais pallida
Upcher's Warbler Hippolais languida
Olive-tree Warbler Hippolais olivetorum Rare/Accidental
Icterine Warbler Hippolais icterina Rare/Accidental
Yellow-vented Eremomela Eremomela flavicrissalis
Yellow-bellied Eremomela Eremomela icteropygialis
Northern Crombec Sylvietta brachyura
Short-billed Crombec Sylvietta philippae Data deficient
Somali Crombec Sylvietta isabellina
Brown Woodland-Warbler Phylloscopus umbrovirens
Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus
Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita
Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix
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
Banded Warbler Parisoma boehmi
 
Passeriformes.: Muscicapidae
Pale Flycatcher Bradornis pallidus
African Gray Flycatcher Bradornis microrhynchus
Northern Black-Flycatcher Melaenornis edolioides
Southern Black-Flycatcher Melaenornis pammelaina
Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata
Gambaga Flycatcher Muscicapa gambagae
Ashy Flycatcher Muscicapa caerulescens
Semicollared Flycatcher Ficedula semitorquata Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Thrush Nightingale Luscinia luscinia Rare/Accidental
Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos
White-throated Robin Irania gutturalis
White-browed Bush-Robin Cossypha heuglini
Red-capped Robin-Chat Cossypha natalensis
Spotted Morning-Thrush Cichladusa guttata
Bearded Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas quadrivirgata
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
Somali Wheatear Oenanthe phillipsi
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
Mourning Wheatear Oenanthe lugens
Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka
Eastern Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe melanoleuca
Red-tailed Wheatear Oenanthe xanthoprymna
Desert Wheatear Oenanthe deserti
Capped Wheatear Oenanthe pileata Rare/Accidental
Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina
Heuglin's Wheatear Oenanthe heuglini
Brown-tailed Chat Cercomela scotocerca
Sombre Chat Cercomela dubia Data deficient
Blackstart Cercomela melanura
White-winged Cliff-Chat Thamnolaea semirufa
 
Passeriformes.: Platysteiridae
Brown-throated Wattle-eye Platysteira peltata
Grey-headed Batis Batis orientalis
Black-headed Batis Batis minor
Pygmy Batis Batis perkeo
 
Passeriformes.: Monarchidae
Yellow Flycatcher Erythrocercus holochlorus
African Crested-Flycatcher Trochocercus cyanomelas
African Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone viridis
 
Passeriformes.: Timaliidae
Scaly Chatterer Turdoides aylmeri
Rufous Chatterer Turdoides rubiginosa
Scaly Babbler Turdoides squamulata
White-rumped Babbler Turdoides leucopygia
 
Passeriformes.: Paridae
Somali Tit Melaniparus thruppi
 
Passeriformes.: Remizidae
Mouse-colored Penduline-Tit Anthoscopus musculus
 
Passeriformes.: Nectariniidae
Kenya Violet-backed Sunbird Anthreptes orientalis
Collared Sunbird Hedydipna collaris
Pygmy Sunbird Hedydipna platura
Nile Valley Sunbird Hedydipna metallica
Eastern Olive Sunbird Cyanomitra olivacea
Mouse-colored Sunbird Cyanomitra veroxii
Amethyst Sunbird Chalcomitra amethystina
Scarlet-chested Sunbird Chalcomitra senegalensis
Hunter's Sunbird Chalcomitra hunteri
Beautiful Sunbird Cinnyris pulchellus
Mariqua Sunbird Cinnyris mariquensis
Black-bellied Sunbird Cinnyris nectarinioides
Purple-banded Sunbird Cinnyris bifasciatus
Tsavo Sunbird Cinnyris tsavoensis
Violet-breasted Sunbird Cinnyris chalcomelas
Shining Sunbird Cinnyris habessinicus
Variable Sunbird Cinnyris venustus
 
Passeriformes.: Zosteropidae
White-breasted White-eye Zosterops abyssinicus
 
Passeriformes.: Oriolidae
Eurasian Golden-Oriole Oriolus oriolus
African Golden-Oriole Oriolus auratus
African Black-headed Oriole Oriolus larvatus
 
Passeriformes.: Laniidae
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio
Rufous-tailed Shrike Lanius isabellinus
Southern Grey Shrike Lanius meridionalis
Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor
Long-tailed Fiscal Lanius cabanisi
Teita Fiscal Lanius dorsalis
Somali Fiscal Lanius somalicus
Masked Shrike Lanius nubicus Rare/Accidental
Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator Rare/Accidental
White-rumped Shrike Eurocephalus rueppelli
 
Passeriformes.: Malaconotidae
Brubru Nilaus afer
Northern Puffback Dryoscopus gambensis
Pringle's Puffback Dryoscopus pringlii
Black-backed Puffback Dryoscopus cubla
Black-crowned Tchagra Tchagra senegalus
Three-streaked Tchagra Tchagra jamesi
Red-naped Bushshrike Laniarius ruficeps
Bulo Burti Boubou Laniarius liberatus Endemic Critically endangered
Tropical Boubou Laniarius aethiopicus
Slate-colored Boubou Laniarius funebris
Rosy-patched Bushshrike Rhodophoneus cruentus
Sulphur-breasted Bushshrike Telophorus sulfureopectus
Four-coloured Bushshrike Telophorus viridis
Grey-headed Bushshrike Malaconotus blanchoti
 
Passeriformes.: Prionopidae
White Helmetshrike Prionops plumatus
Retz's Helmetshrike Prionops retzii
Chestnut-fronted Helmetshrike Prionops scopifrons
 
Passeriformes.: Dicruridae
Square-tailed Drongo Dicrurus ludwigii
Fork-tailed Drongo Dicrurus adsimilis
 
Passeriformes.: Corvidae
House Crow Corvus splendens Introduced species
Cape Crow Corvus capensis
Pied Crow Corvus albus
Brown-necked Raven Corvus ruficollis
Somali Crow Corvus edithae
Fan-tailed Raven Corvus rhipidurus
Thick-billed Raven Corvus crassirostris Rare/Accidental
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris Rare/Accidental
Wattled Starling Creatophora cinerea
Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis chalybaeus
Lesser Blue-eared Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis chloropterus
Rueppell's Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis purpuroptera
Golden-breasted Starling Lamprotornis regius
Black-bellied Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis corruscus
Superb Starling Lamprotornis superbus
Shelley's Starling Lamprotornis shelleyi
Violet-backed Starling Cinnyricinclus leucogaster
Fischer's Starling Spreo fischeri
White-crowned Starling Spreo albicapillus
Somali Starling Onychognathus blythii
Bristle-crowned Starling Onychognathus salvadorii
Magpie Starling Speculipastor bicolor
Red-billed Oxpecker Buphagus erythrorhynchus
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
House_Sparrow Passer domesticus
Somali Sparrow Passer castanopterus
Grey-headed Sparrow Passer griseus
Shelley's Rufous Sparrow Passer shelleyi
Swainson's Sparrow Passer swainsonii
Parrot-billed Sparrow Passer gongonensis
Arabian Golden Sparrow Passer euchlorus
Chestnut Sparrow Passer eminibey
Yellow-spotted Petronia Petronia pyrgita
 
Passeriformes.: Ploceidae
Red-billed Buffalo-Weaver Bubalornis niger
White-headed Buffalo-Weaver Dinemellia dinemelli
Speckle-fronted Weaver Sporopipes frontalis Rare/Accidental
White-browed Sparrow-Weaver Plocepasser mahali
Donaldson-Smith's Sparrow-Weaver Plocepasser donaldsoni
Grey-headed Social-Weaver Pseudonigrita arnaudi
Black-capped Social-Weaver Pseudonigrita cabanisi
Red-headed Weaver Anaplectes rubriceps
Black-necked Weaver Ploceus nigricollis
African Golden-Weaver Ploceus subaureus
Golden Palm Weaver Ploceus bojeri
Lesser Masked Weaver Ploceus intermedius
Vitelline Masked-Weaver Ploceus vitellinus
Rueppell's Weaver Ploceus galbula
Speke's Weaver Ploceus spekei
Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus
Salvadori's Weaver Ploceus dichrocephalus
Chestnut Weaver Ploceus rubiginosus
Forest Weaver Ploceus bicolor
Red-billed Quelea Quelea quelea
Orange Bishop Euplectes franciscanus
Fire-fronted Bishop Euplectes diadematus
Fan-tailed Widowbird Euplectes axillaris
Grosbeak Weaver Amblyospiza albifrons
 
Passeriformes.: Estrildidae
Crimson-rumped Waxbill Estrilda rhodopyga
Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild
Red-rumped Waxbill Estrilda charmosyna
Red-cheeked Cordonbleu Uraeginthus bengalus
Blue-capped Cordonbleu Uraeginthus cyanocephalus
Purple Grenadier Granatina ianthinogaster
Peters's Twinspot Hypargos niveoguttatus
Green-winged Pytilia Pytilia melba
Red-billed Firefinch Lagonosticta senegala
Black-faced Firefinch Lagonosticta larvata
Cut-throat Amadina fasciata
Grey-headed Silverbill Odontospiza griseicapilla Rare/Accidental
Black-and-white Mannikin Spermestes bicolor
African Silverbill Euodice cantans
 
Passeriformes.: Viduidae
Pin-tailed Whydah Vidua macroura
Eastern Paradise-Whydah Vidua paradisaea
Steel-blue Whydah Vidua hypocherina
Straw-tailed Whydah Vidua fischeri
Village Indigobird Vidua chalybeata
 
Passeriformes.: Fringillidae
Somali Grosbeak Rhynchostruthus louisae Endemic
Warsangli Linnet Carduelis johannis Endemic Endangered
Black-throated Canary Serinus atrogularis
Reichenow's Seedeater Serinus reichenowi
White-bellied Canary Serinus dorsostriatus
Northern Grosbeak-Canary Serinus donaldsoni
Brown-rumped Seedeater Serinus tristriatus
 
Passeriformes.: Emberizidae
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana
House Bunting Emberiza striolata
Cinnamon-breasted Bunting Emberiza tahapisi
Somali Bunting Emberiza poliopleura

 

Arkive for photos, picture gallery, sound recordings, video and bird data, checklists etc. Field guide images of over 9,000 species. Checklists covering all bird species and most of the worlds countries.

2008 Worldbirds all rights reserved   Copy-right belongs to individual photographers

Sound recordings by XENO-CANTO are covered by creative commons Copy-right (CC)

 

01/03/2008 0000000

25/10/2009 500,000

28/02/2012 870,300

 


 

Maps from Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites

 

01/01/2009 151,000

01/10/2010 562,291

24/09/2012 1,000,000

 

Credits Some of the maps, data, are from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page               Data from Avibase