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Zimbabwe

Capital and largest city Harare
 

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Zimbabwe National Bird. The African Fish-Eagle

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Number of species: 683
Number of globally threatened species: 10
Number of introduced species: 2
 
STRUTHIONIFORMES: Struthionidae
Ostrich Struthio camelus
 
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus
Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis Rare/Accidental
 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus
Pink-backed Pelican Pelecanus rufescens
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
Long-tailed Cormorant Phalacrocorax africanus
 
PELECANIFORMES: Anhingidae
Darter Anhinga melanogaster
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
Black-headed Heron Ardea melanocephala
Goliath Heron Ardea goliath
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
Great Egret Ardea alba
Slaty Egret Egretta vinaceigula Rare/Accidental Vulnerable
Black Heron Egretta ardesiaca
Intermediate Egret Egretta intermedia
Little Egret Egretta garzetta
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides
Madagascar Pond-Heron Ardeola idae Rare/Accidental Endangered
Rufous-bellied Heron Ardeola rufiventris
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Striated Heron Butorides striata
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
White-backed Night-Heron Gorsachius leuconotus
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
White Stork Ciconia ciconia
Saddle-billed Stork Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis
Marabou Stork Leptoptilos crumeniferus
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
Scarlet Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus
Hadada Ibis Bostrychia hagedash
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
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
Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca
South African Shelduck Tadorna cana Rare/Accidental
Spur-winged Goose Plectropterus gambensis
Comb Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos
African Pygmy-goose Nettapus auritus
American Black Duck Anas sparsa
Cape Teal Anas capensis
Yellow-billed Duck Anas undulata
Northern Pintail Anas acuta Rare/Accidental
Red-billed Duck Anas erythrorhyncha
Hottentot Teal Anas hottentota
Garganey Anas querquedula Rare/Accidental
Cape Shoveler Anas smithii
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata Rare/Accidental
Southern Pochard Netta erythrophthalma
Maccoa Duck Oxyura maccoa
 
FALCONIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
 
FALCONIFORMES: Accipitridae
African Cuckoo-Hawk Aviceda cuculoides
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus
Bat Hawk Macheiramphus alcinus
Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus
Black Kite Milvus migrans
African Fish-Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer
Palm-nut Vulture Gypohierax angolensis Rare/Accidental
Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monachus
Lammergeier Gypaetus barbatus Rare/Accidental
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus Rare/Accidental
White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus
Cape Griffon Gyps coprotheres Vulnerable
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
Banded Snake-Eagle Circaetus cinerascens
Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus
Western Marsh-Harrier Circus aeruginosus
African Marsh-Harrier Circus ranivorus
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
Pale Chanting-Goshawk Melierax canorus
Gabar Goshawk Micronisus gabar
African Goshawk Accipiter tachiro
Shikra Accipiter badius
Little Sparrowhawk Accipiter minullus
Ovampo Sparrowhawk Accipiter ovampensis
Rufous-chested Sparrowhawk Accipiter rufiventris
Black Goshawk Accipiter melanoleucus
Eurasian Buzzard Buteo buteo
Augur Buzzard Buteo augur
Lesser Spotted Eagle Aquila pomarina
Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax
Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis
Wahlberg's Eagle Aquila wahlbergi
Verreaux's Eagle Aquila verreauxii
African Hawk-Eagle Aquila spilogaster
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus
Ayres' Hawk-Eagle Aquila ayresii
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
Greater Kestrel Falco rupicoloides
Dickinson's Kestrel Falco dickinsoni
Red-necked Falcon Falco chicquera
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus Near-threatened
Amur Falcon Falco amurensis
Sooty Falcon Falco concolor Rare/Accidental
Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo
African Hobby Falco cuvierii
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus
Taita Falcon Falco fasciinucha Near-threatened
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Coqui Francolin Francolinus coqui
Crested Francolin Francolinus sephaena
Red-winged Francolin Francolinus levaillantii
Shelley's Francolin Francolinus shelleyi
Red-billed Francolin Francolinus adspersus
Natal Francolin Francolinus natalensis
Red-necked Francolin Francolinus afer
Swainson's Francolin Francolinus swainsonii
Common Quail Coturnix coturnix
Harlequin Quail Coturnix delegorguei
Blue Quail Coturnix adansonii
 
GALLIFORMES: Numididae
Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris
Crested Guineafowl Guttera pucherani
 
GRUIFORMES: Turnicidae
Small Buttonquail Turnix sylvaticus
Hottentot Buttonquail Turnix hottentottus
 
GRUIFORMES: Gruidae
Grey Crowned-Crane Balearica regulorum
Wattled Crane Bugeranus carunculatus Vulnerable
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Buff-spotted Flufftail Sarothrura elegans
Red-chested Flufftail Sarothrura rufa
Streaky-breasted Flufftail Sarothrura boehmi
Striped Flufftail Sarothrura affinis
White-winged Flufftail Sarothrura ayresi Rare/Accidental Endangered
African Rail Rallus caerulescens
African Crake Crecopsis egregia
Corn Crake Crex crex Near-threatened
Black Crake Amaurornis flavirostra
Baillon's Crake Porzana pusilla
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana
Striped Crake Aenigmatolimnas marginalis
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio
Allen's Gallinule Porphyrio alleni
Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica Rare/Accidental
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
Lesser Moorhen Gallinula angulata
Red-knobbed Coot Fulica cristata
 
GRUIFORMES: Heliornithidae
African Finfoot Podica senegalensis
 
GRUIFORMES: Otididae
Kori Bustard Ardeotis kori
Ludwig's Bustard Neotis ludwigii
Stanley Bustard Neotis denhami Near-threatened
Red-crested Bustard Eupodotis ruficrista
Black-bellied Bustard Lissotis melanogaster
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae
Lesser Jacana Microparra capensis
African Jacana Actophilornis africanus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Rostratulidae
Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae
Water Thick-knee Burhinus vermiculatus
Spotted Thick-knee Burhinus capensis
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae
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 Near-threatened
Rock Pratincole Glareola nuchalis
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Long-toed Lapwing Vanellus crassirostris
Blacksmith Lapwing Vanellus armatus
Spur-winged Lapwing Vanellus spinosus Rare/Accidental
White-headed Lapwing Vanellus albiceps
Senegal Lapwing Vanellus lugubris
Crowned Lapwing Vanellus coronatus
Wattled Lapwing Vanellus senegallus
Pacific Golden-Plover Pluvialis fulva
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius Rare/Accidental
Kittlitz's Plover Charadrius pecuarius
Three-banded Plover Charadrius tricollaris
White-fronted Plover Charadrius marginatus
Chestnut-banded Plover Charadrius pallidus
Lesser sandlover Charadrius mongolus Rare/Accidental
Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii Rare/Accidental
Caspian Plover Charadrius asiaticus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
African Snipe Gallinago nigripennis
Great Snipe Gallinago media Near-threatened
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Rare/Accidental Near-threatened
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica Rare/Accidental
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus Rare/Accidental
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes Rare/Accidental
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
Common Redshank Tringa totanus Rare/Accidental
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Sanderling Calidris alba
Little Stint Calidris minuta
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos Rare/Accidental
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
Broad-billed Sandpiper Limicola falcinellus Rare/Accidental
Ruff Philomachus pugnax
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus
Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
Grey-headed Gull Larus cirrocephalus
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus Rare/Accidental
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Sternidae
Sooty Gull Onychoprion fuscatus Rare/Accidental
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica Rare/Accidental
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Rynchopidae
African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris Near-threatened
 
PTEROCLIFORMES: Pteroclidae
Namaqua Sandgrouse Pterocles namaqua
Yellow-throated Sandgrouse Pterocles gutturalis
Double-banded Sandgrouse Pterocles bicinctus
Burchell's Sandgrouse Pterocles burchelli
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock Pigeon Columba livia Introduced species
Speckled Pigeon Columba guinea
Afep Pigeon Columba arquatrix
Rameron Pigeon Columba delegorguei
Lemon Dove Columba larvata
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
Blue-spotted Wood-Dove Turtur afer
Tambourine Dove Turtur tympanistria
Namaqua Dove Oena capensis
African Green-Pigeon Treron calvus
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
Lilian's Lovebird Agapornis lilianae Near-threatened
Brown-necked Parrot Poicephalus robustus
Meyer's Parrot Poicephalus meyeri
Brown-headed Parrot Poicephalus cryptoxanthus
 
CUCULIFORMES: Musophagidae
Livingstone's Turaco Tauraco livingstonii
Schalow's Turaco Tauraco schalowi
Knysna Turaco Tauraco corythaix
Purple-crested Turaco Tauraco porphyreolophus
Grey Go-away-bird Corythaixoides concolor
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Pied Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus
Levaillant's Cuckoo Clamator levaillantii
Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius
Thick-billed Cuckoo Pachycoccyx audeberti
Red-chested Cuckoo Cuculus solitarius
Black Cuckoo Cuculus clamosus
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus
African Cuckoo Cuculus gularis
Lesser Cuckoo Cuculus poliocephalus Rare/Accidental
Barred Long-tailed Cuckoo Cercococcyx montanus
Klaas's Cuckoo Chrysococcyx klaas
African Emerald Cuckoo Chrysococcyx cupreus
Dideric Cuckoo Chrysococcyx caprius
Yellowbill Ceuthmochares aereus
Black Coucal Centropus grillii
Coppery-tailed Coucal Centropus cupreicaudus
Senegal Coucal Centropus senegalensis
White-browed Coucal Centropus superciliosus
 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
African Grass-Owl Tyto capensis
Barn Owl Tyto alba
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
African Scops-Owl Otus senegalensis
Southern White-faced Owl Ptilopsis granti
Cape Eagle-Owl Bubo capensis
Spotted Eagle-Owl Bubo africanus
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
Marsh Owl Asio capensis
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Eurasian Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus
Rufous-cheeked Nightjar Caprimulgus rufigena
Fiery-necked Nightjar Caprimulgus pectoralis
Swamp Nightjar Caprimulgus natalensis
Freckled Nightjar Caprimulgus tristigma
Square-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus fossii
Pennant-winged Nightjar Macrodipteryx vexillarius
 
APODIFORMES: Apodidae
Scarce Swift Schoutedenapus myoptilus
Mottled Spinetail Telacanthura ussheri
Bat-like Spinetail Neafrapus boehmi
African Palm-Swift Cypsiurus parvus
Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba
Mottled Swift Tachymarptis aequatorialis
Common Swift Apus apus
African Swift Apus barbatus
Little Swift Apus affinis
Horus Swift Apus horus
White-rumped Swift Apus caffer
 
COLIIFORMES: Coliidae
Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus
Red-faced Mousebird Urocolius indicus
 
TROGONIFORMES: Trogonidae
Narina Trogon Apaloderma narina
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Half-collared Kingfisher Alcedo semitorquata
Malachite Kingfisher Alcedo cristata
African Pygmy-Kingfisher Ispidina picta
Grey-headed Kingfisher Halcyon leucocephala
Woodland Kingfisher Halcyon senegalensis
Brown-hooded Kingfisher Halcyon albiventris
Striped Kingfisher Halcyon chelicuti
Giant Kingfisher  Megaceryle maximus
Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis
 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae
White-fronted Bee-eater Merops bullockoides
Little Bee-eater Merops pusillus
Swallow-tailed Bee-eater Merops hirundineus
Boehm's Bee-eater Merops boehmi
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus
Madagascar Bee-eater Merops superciliosus
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster
Southern Carmine Bee-eater Merops nubicoides
 
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae
European Roller Coracias garrulus Near-threatened
Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus
Racket-tailed Roller Coracias spatulatus
Rufous-crowned Roller Coracias noevius
Broad-billed Roller Eurystomus glaucurus
 
CORACIIFORMES: Upupidae
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops
 
CORACIIFORMES: Phoeniculidae
Green Woodhoopoe Phoeniculus purpureus
Common Scimitar-bill Rhinopomastus cyanomelas
 
CORACIIFORMES: Bucerotidae
Red-billed Hornbill Tockus erythrorhynchus
Eastern Yellow-billed Hornbill Tockus flavirostris
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill Tockus leucomelas
Crowned Hornbill Tockus alboterminatus
Bradfield's Hornbill Tockus bradfieldi
African Grey Hornbill Tockus nasutus
Trumpeter Hornbill Ceratogymna bucinator
Silvery-cheeked Hornbill Ceratogymna brevis
Southern Ground-Hornbill Bucorvus leadbeateri
 
PICIFORMES: Capitonidae
Crested Barbet Trachyphonus vaillantii
White-eared Barbet Stactolaema leucotis
Whyte's Barbet Stactolaema whytii
Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird Pogoniulus bilineatus
Yellow-fronted Tinkerbird Pogoniulus chrysoconus
Pied Barbet Tricholaema leucomelas
Black-collared Barbet Lybius torquatus
 
PICIFORMES: Indicatoridae
Green-backed Honeyguide Prodotiscus zambesiae
Wahlberg's Honeyguide Prodotiscus regulus
Pallid Honeyguide Indicator meliphilus
Lesser Honeyguide Indicator minor
Scaly-throated Honeyguide Indicator variegatus
Greater Honeyguide Indicator indicator
 
PICIFORMES: Picidae
Rufous-necked Wryneck Jynx ruficollis Rare/Accidental
Bennett's Woodpecker Campethera bennettii
Golden-tailed Woodpecker Campethera abingoni
Green-backed Woodpecker Campethera cailliautii
Cardinal Woodpecker Dendropicos fuscescens
Bearded Woodpecker Dendropicos namaquus
Olive Woodpecker Dendropicos griseocephalus
 
Passeriformes.: Eurylaimidae
African Broadbill Smithornis capensis
 
Passeriformes.: Pittidae
African Pitta Pitta angolensis
 
Passeriformes.: Alaudidae
Monotonous Lark Mirafra passerina
Latakoo Lark Mirafra cheniana Near-threatened
Rufous-naped Lark Mirafra africana
Flappet Lark Mirafra rufocinnamomea
Sabota Lark Calendulauda sabota
Fawn-colored Lark Calendulauda africanoides
Dusky Lark Pinarocorys nigricans
Spike-heeled Lark Chersomanes albofasciata
Chestnut-backed Sparrow-Lark Eremopterix leucotis
Grey-backed Sparrow-Lark Eremopterix verticalis
Bimaculated Lark Melanocorypha bimaculata
Red-capped Lark Calandrella cinerea
Pink-billed Lark Spizocorys conirostris
 
Passeriformes.: Hirundinidae
Black Sawwing Psalidoprocne pristoptera
Gray-rumped Swallow Pseudhirundo griseopyga
Plain Martin Riparia paludicola
Bank Swallow Riparia riparia
Banded Martin Riparia cincta
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
White-throated Swallow Hirundo albigularis
Wire-tailed Swallow Hirundo smithii
Pearl-breasted Swallow Hirundo dimidiata
Blue Swallow Hirundo atrocaerulea Vulnerable
Rock Martin Ptyonoprogne fuligula
House-Martin Delichon urbicum
Greater Striped-Swallow Cecropis cucullata
Lesser Striped-Swallow Cecropis abyssinica
Rufous-chested Swallow Cecropis semirufa
Mosque Swallow Cecropis senegalensis
Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica Rare/Accidental
South African Swallow Petrochelidon spilodera
 
Passeriformes.: Motacillidae
African Pipit Anthus cinnamomeus
Woodland Pipit Anthus nyassae
Long-billed Pipit Anthus similis
Plain-backed Pipit Anthus leucophrys
Buffy Pipit Anthus vaalensis
Striped Pipit Anthus lineiventris
Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis
Short-tailed Pipit Anthus brachyurus Rare/Accidental
Bush Pipit Anthus caffer
Golden Pipit Tmetothylacus tenellus Rare/Accidental
Orange-throated Longclaw Macronyx capensis
Yellow-throated Longclaw Macronyx croceus
Rosy-throated Longclaw Macronyx ameliae
White wagtail Motacilla alba
African Pied Wagtail Motacilla aguimp
Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
Cape Wagtail Motacilla capensis
Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea Rare/Accidental
Mountain Wagtail Motacilla clara
 
Passeriformes.: Campephagidae
White-breasted Cuckoo-shrike Coracina pectoralis
Grey Cuckoo-shrike Coracina caesia
Black Cuckoo-shrike Campephaga flava
 
Passeriformes.: Pycnonotidae
Red-whiskered Bulbul Pycnonotus jocosus
Common Bulbul Pycnonotus barbatus
Black-fronted Bulbul Pycnonotus nigricans
Sombre Greenbul Andropadus importunus
Stripe-cheeked Greenbul Andropadus milanjensis
Yellow-bellied Greenbul Chlorocichla flaviventris
Terrestrial Brownbul Phyllastrephus terrestris
Yellow-streaked Greenbul Phyllastrephus flavostriatus
Tiny Greenbul Phyllastrephus debilis
Yellow-spotted Nicator Nicator chloris
Eastern Nicator Nicator gularis
 
Passeriformes.: Turdidae
Miombo Rock-Thrush Monticola angolensis
Orange Ground-Thrush Zoothera gurneyi
Groundscraper Thrush Psophocichla litsipsirupa
Olive Thrush Turdus olivaceus
Kurrichane Thrush Turdus libonyanus
 
Passeriformes.: Cisticolidae
Red-faced Cisticola Cisticola erythrops
Singing Cisticola Cisticola cantans
Rock-loving Cisticola Cisticola aberrans
Rattling Cisticola Cisticola chiniana
Grey Cisticola Cisticola rufilatus
Wailing Cisticola Cisticola lais
Winding Cisticola Cisticola galactotes
Chirping Cisticola Cisticola pipiens
Tinkling Cisticola Cisticola tinniens
Croaking Cisticola Cisticola natalensis
Piping Cisticola Cisticola fulvicapilla
Siffling Cisticola Cisticola brachypterus
Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis
Desert Cisticola Cisticola aridulus
Pectoral-patch Cisticola Cisticola brunnescens
Pale-crowned Cisticola Cisticola cinnamomeus
Wing-snapping Cisticola Cisticola ayresii
Tawny-flanked Prinia Prinia subflava
Black-chested Prinia Prinia flavicans
Roberts's Prinia Prinia robertsi
Red-winged Warbler Heliolais erythroptera
Bar-throated Apalis Apalis thoracica
Yellow-breasted Apalis Apalis flavida
Black-headed Apalis Apalis melanocephala
Chirinda Apalis Apalis chirindensis
Green-backed Camaroptera Camaroptera brachyura
Miombo Wren-Warbler Calamonastes undosus
Barred Wren-Warbler Calamonastes fasciolatus
 
Passeriformes.: Sylviidae
African Bush-Warbler Bradypterus baboecala
African Scrub-Warbler Bradypterus barratti
Moustached Grass-Warbler Melocichla mentalis
Cape Grassbird Sphenoeacus afer
Eurasian River Warbler Locustella fluviatilis
Moustached Warbler Acrocephalus melanopogon
Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus
Eurasian Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus
African Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus baeticatus
Marsh Warbler Acrocephalus palustris
Great Reed-Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus
Greater Swamp-Warbler Acrocephalus rufescens
Lesser Swamp-Warbler Acrocephalus gracilirostris
Olive-tree Warbler Hippolais olivetorum
Icterine Warbler Hippolais icterina
African Yellow Warbler Chloropeta natalensis
Yellow-bellied Eremomela Eremomela icteropygialis
Greencap Eremomela Eremomela scotops
Burnt-neck Eremomela Eremomela usticollis
Red-capped Crombec Sylvietta ruficapilla Rare/Accidental
Red-faced Crombec Sylvietta whytii
Cape Crombec Sylvietta rufescens
Yellow-throated Wood-Warbler Phylloscopus ruficapilla
Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus
Southern Hyliota Hyliota australis
Fan-tailed Grassbird Schoenicola brevirostris
Garden Warbler Sylvia borin
Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria
Greater Whitethroat Sylvia communis
Rufous-vented Warbler Parisoma subcaeruleum
 
Passeriformes.: Muscicapidae
Pale Flycatcher Bradornis pallidus
Mariqua Flycatcher Bradornis mariquensis
Southern Black-Flycatcher Melaenornis pammelaina
Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata
African Dusky Flycatcher Muscicapa adusta
Ashy Flycatcher Muscicapa caerulescens
Grey Tit-Flycatcher Myioparus plumbeus
Fairy Flycatcher Stenostira scita Rare/Accidental
European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca
Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis Rare/Accidental
White-starred Robin Pogonocichla stellata
Swynnerton's Robin Swynnertonia swynnertoni Vulnerable
Thrush Nightingale Luscinia luscinia
White-throated Robin Irania gutturalis
Cape Robin-Chat Cossypha caffra
White-throated Robin-Chat Cossypha humeralis
White-browed Robin-Chat Cossypha heuglini
Red-capped Robin-Chat Cossypha natalensis
Collared Palm-Thrush Cichladusa arquata
Bearded Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas quadrivirgata
Red-backed Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas leucophrys
Kalahari Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas paena
Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus Rare/Accidental
Whinchat Saxicola rubetra Rare/Accidental
African Stonechat Saxicola torquatus
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe Rare/Accidental
Capped Wheatear Oenanthe pileata
Familiar Chat Cercomela familiaris
Southern Anteater-Chat Myrmecocichla formicivora Rare/Accidental
White-headed Black-Chat Myrmecocichla arnotti
Mocking Cliff-Chat Thamnolaea cinnamomeiventris
Boulder Chat Pinarornis plumosus
 
Passeriformes.: Platysteiridae
Black-and-white Shrike-flycatcher Bias musicus
Black-throated Wattle-eye Platysteira peltata
Cape Batis Batis capensis
Woodward's Batis Batis fratrum
Cape Batis Batis molitor
Pale Batis Batis soror
 
Passeriformes.: Monarchidae
Livingstone's Flycatcher Erythrocercus livingstonei
White-tailed Blue-Flycatcher Elminia albicauda
White-tailed Crested-Flycatcher Elminia albonotata
African Crested-Flycatcher Trochocercus cyanomelas
African Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone viridis
 
Passeriformes.: Timaliidae
Angola Babbler Turdoides hartlaubii
Southern Pied-Babbler Turdoides bicolor
Arrow-marked Babbler Turdoides jardineii
 
Passeriformes.: Paridae
Southern Black Tit Melaniparus niger
Rufous-bellied Tit Melaniparus rufiventris
Miombo Tit Melaniparus griseiventris
Ashy Tit Melaniparus cinerascens
Grey Tit Melaniparus afer
 
Passeriformes.: Certhiidae
Spotted Creeper Salpornis spilonotus
 
Passeriformes.: Remizidae
African Penduline-Tit Anthoscopus caroli
Southern Penduline-Tit Anthoscopus minutus
 
Passeriformes.: Nectariniidae
Plain-backed Sunbird Anthreptes reichenowi Near-threatened
Western Violet-backed Sunbird Anthreptes longuemarei
Collared Sunbird Hedydipna collaris
Eastern Olive Sunbird Cyanomitra olivacea
Western Olive Sunbird Cyanomitra obscura
Amethyst Sunbird Chalcomitra amethystina
Scarlet-chested Sunbird Chalcomitra senegalensis
Bronze Sunbird Nectarinia kilimensis
Malachite Sunbird Nectarinia famosa
Miombo Double-collared Sunbird Cinnyris manoensis
Mariqua Sunbird Cinnyris mariquensis
Shelley's Sunbird Cinnyris shelleyi
Purple-banded Sunbird Cinnyris bifasciatus
White-breasted Sunbird Cinnyris talatala
Variable Sunbird Cinnyris venustus
Copper Sunbird Cinnyris cupreus
 
Passeriformes.: Zosteropidae
African Yellow White-eye Zosterops senegalensis
 
Passeriformes.: Promeropidae
Gurney's Sugarbird Promerops gurneyi
 
Passeriformes.: Oriolidae
Eurasian Golden-Oriole Oriolus oriolus
African Golden-Oriole Oriolus auratus
Green-headed Oriole Oriolus chlorocephalus
African Black-headed Oriole Oriolus larvatus
 
Passeriformes.: Laniidae
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio
Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor
Common Fiscal Lanius collaris
Magpie Shrike Corvinella melanoleuca
White-crowned Shrike Eurocephalus anguitimens
 
Passeriformes.: Malaconotidae
Brubru Nilaus afer
Black-backed Puffback Dryoscopus cubla
Marsh Tchagra Tchagra minutus
Black-crowned Tchagra Tchagra senegalus
Brown-crowned Tchagra Tchagra australis
Three-streaked Tchagra Tchagra jamesi
Tropical Boubou Laniarius aethiopicus
Gabon Boubou Laniarius bicolor
Southern Boubou Laniarius ferrugineus
Crimson-breasted Gonolek Laniarius atrococcineus
Bokmakierie Telophorus zeylonus
Sulphur-breasted Bushshrike Telophorus sulfureopectus
Olive Bushshrike Telophorus olivaceus
Black-fronted Bushshrike Telophorus nigrifrons
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
Cape Crow Corvus capensis
Pied Crow Corvus albus
White-necked Raven Corvus albicollis
 
Passeriformes.: Sturnidae
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis Introduced species
Wattled Starling Creatophora cinerea
Cape Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis nitens
Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis chalybaeus
Lesser Blue-eared Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis chloropterus
Meves' Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis mevesii Rare/Accidental
Burchell's Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis australis
Black-bellied Glossy-Starling Lamprotornis corruscus
Violet-backed Starling Cinnyricinclus leucogaster
Red-winged Starling Onychognathus morio
Red-billed Oxpecker Buphagus erythrorhynchus
Yellow-billed Oxpecker Buphagus africanus
 
Passeriformes.: Passeridae
House Sparrow Passer domesticus
Great Rufous Sparrow Passer motitensis
Cape Sparrow Passer melanurus
Southern Gray-headed Sparrow Passer diffusus
Yellow-throated Petronia Petronia superciliaris
 
Passeriformes.: Ploceidae
Red-billed Buffalo-Weaver Bubalornis niger
Scaly Weaver Sporopipes squamifrons
White-browed Sparrow-Weaver Plocepasser mahali
Red-headed Weaver Anaplectes rubriceps
Spectacled Weaver Ploceus ocularis
Holub's Golden-Weaver Ploceus xanthops
Southern Brown-throated Weaver Ploceus xanthopterus
Lesser Masked Weaver Ploceus intermedius
Southern Masked-Weaver Ploceus velatus
Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus
Forest Weaver Ploceus bicolor
Red-headed Quelea Quelea erythrops Rare/Accidental
Red-billed Quelea Quelea quelea
Red Bishop Euplectes orix
Black-winged Bishop Euplectes hordeaceus
Yellow-crowned Bishop Euplectes afer
Yellow Bishop Euplectes capensis
White-winged Widowbird Euplectes albonotatus
Yellow-shouldered Widowbird Euplectes macroura
Red-collared Widowbird Euplectes ardens
Fan-tailed Widowbird Euplectes axillaris
Grosbeak Weaver Amblyospiza albifrons
 
Passeriformes.: Estrildidae
Swee Waxbill Coccopygia melanotis
Yellow-bellied Waxbill Coccopygia quartinia
Green-backed Twinspot Mandingoa nitidula
Red-faced Crimson-wing Cryptospiza reichenovii
Black-tailed Waxbill Estrilda perreini
Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild
Black-cheeked Waxbill Estrilda erythronotos
Lesser Seedcracker Pyrenestes minor
Blue-breasted Cordonbleu Uraeginthus angolensis
Red-cheeked Cordonbleu Uraeginthus bengalus
Violet-eared Waxbill Granatina granatina
Peters's Twinspot Hypargos niveoguttatus
Green-winged Pytilia Pytilia melba
Orange-winged Pytilia Pytilia afra
Red-billed Firefinch Lagonosticta senegala
Brown Firefinch Lagonosticta nitidula
African Firefinch Lagonosticta rubricata
Jameson's Firefinch Lagonosticta rhodopareia
Cut-throat Amadina fasciata
Red-headed Finch Amadina erythrocephala
Zebra Waxbill Sporaeginthus subflavus
African Quailfinch Ortygospiza fuscocrissa
Locustfinch Paludipasser locustella
Bronze Mannikin Spermestes cucullatus
Black-and-white Mannikin Spermestes bicolor
Magpie Mannikin Spermestes fringilloides
 
Passeriformes.: Viduidae
Pin-tailed Whydah Vidua macroura
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah Vidua obtusa
Eastern Paradise-Whydah Vidua paradisaea
Shaft-tailed Whydah Vidua regia
Village Indigobird Vidua chalybeata
Variable Indigobird Vidua funerea
Purple Indigobird Vidua purpurascens
Twinspot Indigobird Vidua codringtoni
Parasitic Weaver Anomalospiza imberbis
 
Passeriformes.: Fringillidae
Cape Canary Serinus canicollis
Black-faced Canary Serinus capistratus
Black-throated Canary Serinus atrogularis
Lemon-breasted Seedeater Serinus citrinipectus
Yellow-fronted Canary Serinus mozambicus
Brimstone Canary Serinus sulphuratus
Black-eared Seedeater Serinus mennelli
Streaky-headed Seedeater Serinus gularis
Reichard's Seedeater Serinus reichardi
 
Passeriformes.: Emberizidae
Lark-like Bunting Emberiza impetuani
Cinnamon-breasted Bunting Emberiza tahapisi
Cape Bunting Emberiza capensis
Golden-breasted Bunting Emberiza flaviventris
Cabanis' Bunting Emberiza cabanisi

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