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Description: Including Zanzibar, Pemba and Mafia
 
Number of species: 158
Number of endemics: 4
Number of globally threatened species: 1
Number of introduced species: 7
See also: http://www.allaboutzanzibar.com/indepth/ecology/02-landecology/id-02-03-birdlist.htm
 
 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis Kibisi Mdogo
 
PELECANIFORMES: Sulidae
Masked Booby Sula dactylatra Ndegejinga Bawa-jeusi
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Long-tailed Cormorant Phalacrocorax africanus Mnandi Mkia-mrefu
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea Kongoti
Black-headed Heron Ardea melanocephala Koikoi Majoka
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea Pondagundi
Black Heron Egretta ardesiaca Kulasitara
Little Egret Egretta garzetta Dandala
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides Kingoyo Njano
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Yangeyange
Striated Heron Butorides striata Ngojamalika
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax Kingoyo Utosi-weusi
White-backed Night-Heron Gorsachius leuconotus Kingoyo Mgongo-mweupe
Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus Vumatiti Mdogo
 
CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae
African Openbill Anastomus lamelligerus Korongo Domo-wazi
Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus Korongo Shingo-sufu
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus Kwarara Shingo-nyeusi
Hadada Ibis Bostrychia hagedash Kwarara Hijani
 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus Heroe Mkubwa
 
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
White-faced Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna viduata Bata-miti Uso-mweupe
White-backed Duck Thalassornis leuconotus Kotwe
African Pygmy-goose Nettapus auritus Bata Salili
Red-billed Duck Anas erythrorhyncha Bata Domo-jekundu
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus Kipungu
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
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
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Dickinson's Kestrel Falco dickinsoni Kozi Kiuno-cheupe
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Crested Francolin Francolinus sephaena Kwale Kishungi Extirpated
Harlequin Quail Coturnix delegorguei Tombo Kidari-cheusi
Blue Quail Coturnix adansonii Tombo Buluu
 
GALLIFORMES: Numididae
Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris Kanga
Crested Guineafowl Guttera pucherani Kororo wa Kenya
 
GRUIFORMES: Turnicidae
Small Buttonquail Turnix sylvaticus Kipururu
 
GRUIFORMES: 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
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae
African Jacana Actophilornis africanus Sile-maua
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Rostratulidae
Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae
Water Thick-knee Burhinus vermiculatus Chekeamwezi
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Senegal Lapwing Vanellus lugubris Kiluwijivu
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Sooty Gull Larus hemprichii Shakwe Kijivucheusi
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Great Crested-Tern Thalasseus bergii Shakwe Kishungi Mkubwa
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Delegorgue's Pigeon Columba delegorguei Njiwa Kisogo-shaba
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
Blue-spotted Wood-Dove Turtur afer Pugi-wanda
Tambourine Dove Turtur tympanistria Pugi-kikombe
Namaqua Dove Oena capensis Tutu Introduced species
Pemba Green-Pigeon Treron pembaensis Ninga wa Pemba Endemic Vulnerable
African Green-Pigeon Treron calvus Ninga
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula krameri Introduced species
Grey-headed Lovebird Agapornis canus Introduced species
Brown-headed Parrot Poicephalus cryptoxanthus Kwao Kichwa-kahawia
 
CUCULIFORMES: Musophagidae
Fischer's Turaco Tauraco fischeri Kulukulu Near-threatened
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Dideric Cuckoo Chrysococcyx caprius Kekeo Didariki
Yellowbill Ceuthmochares aereus Ukiki
White-browed Coucal Centropus superciliosus Dudumizi
 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Barn Owl Tyto alba Bundi Babawatoto
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
Pemba Scops-Owl Otus pembaensis Mtiti wa Pemba Endemic Vulnerable
African Wood-Owl Strix woodfordii Bundi-msitu
African Barred Owlet Glaucidium capense Kitaumande Miraba
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Square-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus fossii Kirukanjia Kijivucheusi
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Bat-like Spinetail Neafrapus boehmi Teleka Mkia-sindano
African Palm-Swift Cypsiurus parvus Teleka Mkia-mrefu
Little Swift Apus affinis Teleka Mdogo
White-rumped Swift Apus caffer Teleka Kiuno-cheupe
 
COLIIFORMES: Coliidae
Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus Kuzumburu Michirizi Extirpated
 
TROGONIFORMES: Trogonidae
Narina Trogon Apaloderma narina Lukungu
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Malachite Kingfisher Alcedo cristata Kizamiadagaa
African Pygmy-Kingfisher Ispidina picta Kisharifu
Grey-headed Kingfisher Halcyon leucocephala Kurea Tumbo-jekundu
Mangrove Kingfisher Halcyon senegaloides Kijimbi-msitu
Striped Kingfisher Halcyon chelicuti Kichi
Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis Detepwani
 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae
Madagascar Bee-eater Merops superciliosus Kerem Kiole
 
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae
Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus Kambu
Broad-billed Roller Eurystomus glaucurus Chole
 
CORACIIFORMES: Phoeniculidae
Green Woodhoopoe Phoeniculus purpureus Goregore Kijani
Common Scimitar-bill Rhinopomastus cyanomelas Domomundu Domo-jeusi
 
CORACIIFORMES: Bucerotidae
Crowned Hornbill Tockus alboterminatus Hondo
Southern Ground-Hornbill Bucorvus leadbeateri Mumbi Kusi
 
PICIFORMES: Capitonidae
African Green-Tinkerbird Pogoniulus simplex Kitororo Kijani
Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird Pogoniulus bilineatus Kitororo Kiuno-njano
 
PICIFORMES: Picidae
Green-backed Woodpecker Campethera cailliautii Kigong'ota Madoa
Cardinal Woodpecker Dendropicos fuscescens Kigong'ota Mgongo-miraba
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Mascarene Martin Phedina borbonica Mbayuwayu-kisiwa
Wire-tailed Swallow Hirundo smithii Mbayuwayu Mkia-sindano
Lesser Striped-Swallow Cecropis abyssinica Mbayuwayu Michirizi Mdogo
Mosque Swallow Cecropis senegalensis Mbayuwayu Mkubwa
 
Passeriformes.: Motacillidae
African Pipit Anthus cinnamomeus Kipimanjia-mbuga
 
Passeriformes.: Campephagidae
Black Cuckoo-shrike Campephaga flava Gude Mweusi
 
Passeriformes.: Pycnonotidae
Common Bulbul Pycnonotus barbatus Shore
Little Greenbul Andropadus virens Nyembelele Mdogo
Sombre Greenbul Andropadus importunus Kuruwiji
Yellow-spotted Nicator Nicator chloris Kuwekuwe Kijani
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Red-tailed Ant-Thrush Neocossyphus rufus Shesiafu Mkia-mwekundu
 
Passeriformes.: Cisticolidae
Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis Kidenenda Zezete
Yellow-breasted Apalis Apalis flavida Kolokolo Kidari-njano
Green-backed Camaroptera Camaroptera brachyura Kibwirosagi Mgongo-kijivu
 
Passeriformes.: Sylviidae
African Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus baeticatus Shoro Mhamaji
Lesser Swamp-Warbler Acrocephalus gracilirostris Shoro Mdomo-mwembamba
 
Passeriformes.: Muscicapidae
Red-capped Robin-Chat Cossypha natalensis Kurumbiza Utosi-mwekundu
Bearded Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas quadrivirgata Kurumbiza Sharubu-nyeupe
Miombo Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas barbata Kurumbiza-miombo
Capped Wheatear Oenanthe pileata Mhozo Utosi-mweusi
 
Passeriformes.: Platysteiridae
Black-throated Wattle-eye Platysteira peltata Bwiru Koo-jeusi
Chinspot Batis Batis molitor Tatata Kidoa-cheusi
Pale Batis Batis soror Tatata-pwani
 
Passeriformes.: Monarchidae
African Crested-Flycatcher Trochocercus cyanomelas Chechele-kishungi Mbawa-buluu
African Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone viridis Chechele Tumbo-kijivu
 
Passeriformes.: Timaliidae
Pale-breasted Illadopsis Illadopsis rufipennis
 
Passeriformes.: Nectariniidae
Collared Sunbird Hedydipna collaris Chozi Mkufu
Western Olive Sunbird Cyanomitra obscura
Mouse-colored Sunbird Cyanomitra veroxii Chozi Kijivu
Amethyst Sunbird Chalcomitra amethystina Neli Mweusi
Scarlet-chested Sunbird Chalcomitra senegalensis Neli Gunda
Purple-banded Sunbird Cinnyris bifasciatus Chozi Mkufu-zambarau
Pemba Sunbird Cinnyris pembae Chozi wa Pemba Endemic
 
Passeriformes.: Zosteropidae
Pemba White-eye Zosterops vaughani Kinenginenge wa Pemba Endemic
 
Passeriformes.: Oriolidae
African Golden-Oriole Oriolus auratus Kubwilu Manjano
 
Passeriformes.: Malaconotidae
Black-backed Puffback Dryoscopus cubla Kipwe Kiuno-cheupe
Luehder's Bushshrike Laniarius luehderi Tiva Mgongo-mwekundu
Tropical Boubou Laniarius aethiopicus Tiva Rangi-mbili
 
Passeriformes.: Dicruridae
Fork-tailed Drongo Dicrurus adsimilis Mramba Ncha
 
Passeriformes.: Corvidae
House Crow Corvus splendens Kunguru Bara-Hindi Introduced species
Pied Crow Corvus albus Kunguru Rangi-mbili
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
Wattled Starling Creatophora cinerea Kwenzi Dehe
Black-bellied Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis corruscus Nyangala
Violet-backed Starling Cinnyricinclus leucogaster Kwenzi Mgongo-mzambarau
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
House_Sparrow Passer domesticus Shomoro-kaya Introduced species
Southern Gray-headed Sparrow Passer diffusus Shomoro Kusi
 
Passeriformes.: Ploceidae
African Golden-Weaver Ploceus subaureus Mnana Tumbo-dhahabu
Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus Kwera Nguya
Forest Weaver Ploceus bicolor Kwera Rangi-mbili
Zanzibar Bishop Euplectes nigroventris Kweche-pwani
Black-winged Bishop Euplectes hordeaceus Kweche Mtama
Fan-tailed Widowbird Euplectes axillaris Kweche Mkia-mpana
Grosbeak Weaver Amblyospiza albifrons Katadole
 
Passeriformes.: Estrildidae
Green-backed Twinspot Mandingoa nitidula Mtolondo-kanga Kijani
Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild Mshigi Kawaida
Orange-winged Pytilia Pytilia afra Tunguridi Bawa-njano
Zebra Waxbill Sporaeginthus subflavus Mshigi Punda-milia
Bronze Mannikin Spermestes cucullatus Tongo Pofu
Black-and-white Mannikin Spermestes bicolor Tongo Rangi-mbili
Magpie Mannikin Spermestes fringilloides Tongo Simba
Java Sparrow Padda oryzivora Zawaridi Introduced species Vulnerable
 
Passeriformes.: Viduidae
Pin-tailed Whydah Vidua macroura Fumbwe Mkia-mwembamba
Parasitic Weaver Anomalospiza imberbis Yombeyombe Manjano
 
Passeriformes.: Fringillidae
Yellow-fronted Canary Serinus mozambicus Chiriku Uso-njano

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