My Birding Life List

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ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
  • Egyptian Goose - Alopochen aegyptiaca
  • Yellow-billed Duck - Anas undulata


GALLIFORMES: Numididae
  • Helmeted Guineafowl - Numida meleagris


GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
  • Red-necked Spurfowl - Pternistis afer


CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae
  • African Openbill - Anastomus lamelligerus
  • Saddle-billed Stork - Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis
  • Marabou Stork - Leptoptilos crumenifer


PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
  • African Sacred Ibis - Threskiornis aethiopicus
  • Hadada Ibis - Bostrychia hagedash
  • African Spoonbill - Platalea alba


PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
  • Black-headed Heron - Ardea melanocephala
  • Striated Heron - Butorides striata

PELECANIFORMES: Scopidae
  • Hamerkop - Scopus umbretta


PELECANIFORMES: Balaenicipitidae
  • Shoebill - Balaeniceps rex Vulnerable


PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
  • Great White Pelican - Pelecanus onocrotalus


SULIFORMES: Anhingidae
  • African Darter - Anhinga rufa


ACCIPITRIFORMES: Sagittariidae
  • Secretarybird - Sagittarius serpentarius Vulnerable


ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae
  • African Harrier-Hawk - Polyboroides typus
  • Palm-nut Vulture - Gypohierax angolensis
  • Rüppell's Vulture - Gyps rueppelli
  • Bateleur - Terathopius ecaudatus
  • Long-crested Eagle - Lophaetus occipitalis
  • Wahlberg's Eagle - Hieraaetus wahlbergi
  • Tawny Eagle - Aquila rapax
  • Shikra - Accipiter badius
  • Little Sparrowhawk - Accipiter minullus
  • Rufous-breasted Sparrowhawk - Accipiter rufiventris
  • Black Kite - Milvus migrans
  • African Fish Eagle - Haliaeetus vocifer
  • Augur Buzzard - Buteo augur


OTIDIFORMES: Otididae
  • Hartlaub's Bustard - Lissotis hartlaubii


GRUIFORMES: Heliornithidae
  • African Finfoot - Podica senegalensis


GRUIFORMES: Gruidae
  • Grey Crowned Crane - Balearica regulorum Endangered


CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae
  • Water Thick-knee - Burhinus vermiculatus


CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
  • Spur-winged Lapwing - Vanellus spinosus
  • African Wattled Lapwing - Vanellus senegallus


CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae
  • African Jacana - Actophilornis africanus


CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
  • African Skimmer - Rynchops flavirostris Near-threatened


COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
  • Red-eyed Dove - Streptopelia semitorquata
  • Ring-necked Dove - Streptopelia capicola
  • Laughing Dove - Spilopelia senegalensis
  • Emerald-spotted Wood Dove - Turtur chalcospilos
  • Tambourine Dove - Turtur tympanistria


MUSOPHAGIFORMES: Musophagidae
  • Great Blue Turaco - Corythaeola cristata
  • Ross's Turaco - Musophaga rossae
  • Bare-faced Go-away-bird - Corythaixoides personatus
  • Eastern Plantain-eater - Crinifer zonurus


CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
  • White-browed Coucal - Centropus superciliosus
  • Jacobin Cuckoo - Clamator jacobinus
  • Red-chested Cuckoo - Cuculus solitarius


COLIIFORMES: Coliidae
  • Speckled Mousebird - Colius striatus
  • Blue-naped Mousebird - Urocolius macrourus


CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae
  • Lilac-breasted Roller - Coracias caudatus
  • Broad-billed Roller - Eurystomus glaucurus


CRACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
  • Striped Kingfisher - Halcyon chelicuti
  • Woodland Kingfisher - Halcyon senegalensis
  • African Pygmy Kingfisher - Ispidina picta
  • Malachite Kingfisher - Corythornis cristatus
  • Giant Kingfisher - Megaceryle maxima
  • Pied Kingfisher - Ceryle rudis


CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae
  • Little Bee-eater - Merops pusillus
  • Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater - Merops oreobates
  • Olive Bee-eater - Merops superciliosus
  • European Bee-eater - Merops apiaster

BUCEROTIFORMES: Phoeniculidae

  • Common Scimitarbill - Rhinopomastus cyanomelas


BUCEROTIFORMES: Bucerotidae
  • Crowned Hornbill - Lophoceros alboterminatus
  • African Grey Hornbill - Lophoceros nasutus
  • Black-and-white-casqued Hornbill - Bycanistes subcylindricus


PICIFORMES: Lybiidae
  • Grey-throated Barbet - Gymnobucco bonapartei
  • Yellow-fronted Tinkerbird - Pogoniulus chrysoconus
  • Spot-flanked Barbet - Tricholaema lacrymosa
  • Red-faced Barbet - Lybius rubrifacies Near-threatened

PICIFORMES: Picidae
  • Nubian Woodpecker - Campethera nubica

FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae

  • Common Kestrel - Falco tinnunculus



PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
  • Grey Parrot - Psittacus erithacus
  • Meyer's Parrot - Poicephalus meyeri


PSITTACIFORMES: Psittaculidae
  • Red-headed Lovebird - Agapornis pullarius


PASSERIFORMES: Eurylaimidae
  • African Broadbill - Smithornis capensis
  • Rufous-sided Broadbill - Smithornis rufolateralis
  • Grauer's Broadbill - Pseudocalyptomena graueri Vulnerable


PASSERIFORMES: Platysteiridae
  • Black-and-white Shrike-flycatcher - Bias musicus
  • Chinspot Batis - Batis molitor
  • Brown-throated Wattle-eye - Platysteira cyanea


PASSERIFORMES: Prionopidae
  • White-crested Helmetshrike - Prionops plumatus


PASSERIFORMES: Malaconotidae
  • Tropical Boubou - Laniarius major
  • Black-headed Gonolek - Laniarius erythrogaster


PASSERIFORMES: Laniidae
  • Grey-backed Fiscal - Lanius excubitoroides
  • Mackinnon's Shrike - Lanius mackinnoni
  • Northern Fiscal - Lanius humeralis


PASSERIFORMES: Dicruridae
  • Fork-tailed Drongo - Dicrurus adsimilis


PASSERIFORMES: Monarchidae
  • African Paradise Flycatcher - Terpsiphone viridis


PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae
  • Pied Crow - Corvus albus
  • White-necked Raven - Corvus albicollis


PASSERIFORMES: Stenostiridae
  • African Blue Flycatcher - Elminia longicauda
  • White-tailed Blue Flycatcher - Elminia albicauda


PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae
  • Lesser Striped Swallow - Cecropis abyssinica
  • Barn Swallow - Hirundo rustica


PASSERIFORMES: Cisticolidae
  • Singing Cisticola - Cisticola cantans
  • Trilling Cisticola - Cisticola woosnami
  • Tawny-flanked Prinia - Prinia subflava
  • White-chinned Prinia - Schistolais leucopogon
  • Yellow-breasted Apalis - Apalis flavida
  • Grey-backed Camaroptera - Camaroptera brevicaudata


PASSERIFORMES: Leiothrichidae
  • Arrow-marked Babbler - Turdoides jardineii
  • Black-lored Babbler - Turdoides sharpei


PASSERIFORMES: Zosteropidae
  • African Yellow White-eye - Zosterops senegalensis


PASSERIFORMES: Sturnidae
  • Greater Blue-eared Starling - Lamprotornis chalybaeus
  • Rüppell's Starling - Lamprotornis purpuroptera


PASSERIFORMES: Buphagidae
  • Yellow-billed Oxpecker Buphagus africanus
  • Red-billed Oxpecker - Buphagus erythrorynchus


PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae
  • African Thrush - Turdus pelios


PASSERIFORMES: Muscicapidae
  • White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher - Melaenornis fischeri
  • Pale Flycatcher - Melaenornis pallidus
  • African Grey Flycatcher - Melaenornis microrhynchus
  • Ashy Flycatcher - Muscicapa caerulescens
  • African Dusky Flycatcher - Muscicapa adusta
  • White-browed Robin-Chat - Cossypha heuglini
  • Sooty Chat - Myrmecocichla nigra


PASSERIFORMES: Nectariniidae
  • Collared Sunbird - Hedydipna collaris
  • Green-headed Sunbird - Cyanomitra verticalis
  • Amethyst Sunbird - Chalcomitra amethystina
  • Scarlet-chested Sunbird - Chalcomitra senegalensis
  • Bronze Sunbird - Nectarinia kilimensis
  • Northern Double-collared Sunbird - Cinnyris reichenowi
  • Marico Sunbird - Cinnyris mariquensis
  • Purple-banded Sunbird - Cinnyris bifasciatus
  • Variable Sunbird - Cinnyris venustus
  • Copper Sunbird - Cinnyris cupreus


PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae
  • Northern Grey-headed Sparrow Passer griseus


PASSERIFORMES: Ploceidae
  • White-headed Buffalo Weaver - Dinemellia dinemelli
  • Slender-billed Weaver Ploceus pelzelni
  • Spectacled Weaver - Ploceus ocularis
  • Holub's Golden Weaver - Ploceus xanthops
  • Baglafecht Weaver - Ploceus baglafecht
  • Village Weaver - Ploceus cucullatus
  • Vieillot's Black Weaver - Ploceus nigerrimus
  • Golden-backed Weaver - Ploceus jacksoni
  • Red-headed Weaver - Anaplectes rubriceps
  • Cardinal Quelea - Quelea cardinalis
  • Red-billed Quelea - Quelea quelea
  • Southern Red Bishop - Euplectes orix


PASSERIFORMES: Estrildidae
  • Grey-headed Nigrita - Nigrita canicapillus
  • Red-billed Firefinch - Lagonosticta senegala
  • Red-cheeked Cordon-bleu - Uraeginthus bengalus
  • Bronze Mannikin - Lonchura cucullata
  • Green-winged Pytilia - Pytilia melba


PASSERIFORMES: Viduidae
  • Village Indigobird - Vidua chalybeata
  • Pin-tailed Whydah - Vidua macroura


PASSERIFORMES: Motacillidae
  • Cape Wagtail - Motacilla capensis
  • African Pied Wagtail - Motacilla aguimp
  • Yellow-throated Longclaw - Macronyx croceus


PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae
  • Western Citril - Crithagra frontalis
  • Yellow-fronted Canary - Crithagra mozambica
  • Brimstone Canary - Crithagra sulphurata


PASSERIFORMES: Emberizidae
  • Golden-breasted Bunting - Emberiza flaviventris