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Rwanda Bird Checklist

Rwanda Bird Checklist | Rwanda Birds | List of Rwanda Birds | Where to Watch Birds | Good Birds
Number of species: 721
Number of globally threatened species: 21
Number of introduced species: 2
Date last reviewed: 2016-07-01
Last modified: 2018-02-18
ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
White-faced Whistling-DuckDendrocygna viduata
Fulvous Whistling-DuckDendrocygna bicolor
White-backed DuckThalassornis leuconotus
Comb DuckSarkidiornis melanotos
Hartlaub’s DuckPteronetta hartlaubiiRare/Accidental
Egyptian GooseAlopochen aegyptiaca
Spur-winged GoosePlectropterus gambensis
African Pygmy-GooseNettapus auritus
GarganeySpatula querquedula
Hottentot TealSpatula hottentota
Northern ShovelerSpatula clypeataRare/Accidental
African Black DuckAnas sparsa
Yellow-billed DuckAnas undulata
Red-billed DuckAnas erythrorhyncha
Northern PintailAnas acuta
Green-winged TealAnas creccaRare/Accidental
Southern PochardNetta erythrophthalma
Maccoa DuckOxyura maccoaVulnerable
GALLIFORMES: Numididae
Helmeted GuineafowlNumida meleagris
Crested GuineafowlGuttera pucheraniRare/Accidental
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Blue QuailSynoicus adansonii
Common QuailCoturnix coturnix
Harlequin QuailCoturnix delegorguei
Handsome FrancolinPternistis nobilis
Scaly FrancolinPternistis squamatus
Hildebrandt’s FrancolinPternistis hildebrandti
Red-necked FrancolinPternistis afer
Coqui FrancolinPeliperdix coqui
Red-winged FrancolinScleroptila levaillantii
Ring-necked FrancolinScleroptila streptophoraNear-threatened
Shelley’s FrancolinScleroptila shelleyi
PODICIPEDIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Little GrebeTachybaptus ruficollis
Great Crested GrebePodiceps cristatus
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Phoenicopteridae
Lesser FlamingoPhoeniconaias minorRare/Accidental Near-threatened
CICONIIFORMES: Ciconiidae
African OpenbillAnastomus lamelligerus
Black StorkCiconia nigraRare/Accidental
Abdim’s StorkCiconia abdimii
Woolly-necked StorkCiconia episcopus
White StorkCiconia ciconia
Saddle-billed StorkEphippiorhynchus senegalensis
Marabou StorkLeptoptilos crumenifer
Yellow-billed StorkMycteria ibis
SULIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Long-tailed CormorantMicrocarbo africanus
Great CormorantPhalacrocorax carbo
SULIFORMES: Anhingidae
African DarterAnhinga rufa
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
Great White PelicanPelecanus onocrotalus
Pink-backed PelicanPelecanus rufescens
PELECANIFORMES: Balaenicipitidae
ShoebillBalaeniceps rexVulnerable
PELECANIFORMES: Scopidae
HamerkopScopus umbretta
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Little BitternIxobrychus minutus
Dwarf BitternIxobrychus sturmii
Gray HeronArdea cinerea
Black-headed HeronArdea melanocephala
Goliath HeronArdea goliath
Purple HeronArdea purpurea
Great EgretArdea alba
Intermediate EgretArdea intermedia
Little EgretEgretta garzetta
Western Reef-HeronEgretta gularisRare/Accidental
Black HeronEgretta ardesiacaRare/Accidental
Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis
Squacco HeronArdeola ralloides
Madagascar Pond-HeronArdeola idaeEndangered
Rufous-bellied HeronArdeola rufiventris
Striated HeronButorides striata
Black-crowned Night-HeronNycticorax nycticorax
White-backed Night-HeronGorsachius leuconotusRare/Accidental
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellus
Sacred IbisThreskiornis aethiopicus
Hadada IbisBostrychia hagedash
African SpoonbillPlatalea alba
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Sagittariidae
SecretarybirdSagittarius serpentariusRare/Accidental Vulnerable
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae
OspreyPandion haliaetus
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae
Black-shouldered KiteElanus caeruleus
Scissor-tailed KiteChelictinia riocourii
African Harrier-HawkPolyboroides typus
Palm-nut VultureGypohierax angolensisRare/Accidental
European Honey-buzzardPernis apivorus
African Cuckoo-HawkAviceda cuculoides
White-headed VultureTrigonoceps occipitalisCritically endangered
Lappet-faced VultureTorgos tracheliotosEndangered
Hooded VultureNecrosyrtes monachusCritically endangered
White-backed VultureGyps africanusCritically endangered
Rüppell’s GriffonGyps rueppelliCritically endangered
BateleurTerathopius ecaudatusNear-threatened
Beaudouin’s Snake-EagleCircaetus beaudouiniRare/Accidental Vulnerable
Black-breasted Snake-EagleCircaetus pectoralis
Brown Snake-EagleCircaetus cinereus
Banded Snake-EagleCircaetus cinerascens
Bat HawkMacheiramphus alcinus
Crowned EagleStephanoaetus coronatusNear-threatened
Martial EaglePolemaetus bellicosusVulnerable
Long-crested EagleLophaetus occipitalis
Lesser Spotted EagleClanga pomarina
Wahlberg’s EagleHieraaetus wahlbergi
Booted EagleHieraaetus pennatus
Ayres’s Hawk-EagleHieraaetus ayresii
Tawny EagleAquila rapax
Steppe EagleAquila nipalensisEndangered
Cassin’s Hawk-EagleAquila africana
Verreaux’s EagleAquila verreauxiiRare/Accidental
African Hawk-EagleAquila spilogaster
Lizard BuzzardKaupifalco monogrammicus
Dark Chanting-GoshawkMelierax metabatesRare/Accidental
Eastern Chanting-GoshawkMelierax poliopterus
Gabar GoshawkMicronisus gabar
Grasshopper BuzzardButastur rufipennisRare/Accidental
Eurasian Marsh-HarrierCircus aeruginosus
African Marsh-HarrierCircus ranivorus
Pallid HarrierCircus macrourusNear-threatened
Montagu’s HarrierCircus pygargus
African GoshawkAccipiter tachiro
ShikraAccipiter badius
Red-thighed SparrowhawkAccipiter erythropusRare/Accidental
Little SparrowhawkAccipiter minullus
Ovambo SparrowhawkAccipiter ovampensis
Rufous-chested SparrowhawkAccipiter rufiventris
Black GoshawkAccipiter melanoleucus
Black KiteMilvus migrans
African Fish-EagleHaliaeetus vocifer
Common BuzzardButeo buteo
Mountain BuzzardButeo oreophilusNear-threatened
Augur BuzzardButeo augur
OTIDIFORMES: Otididae
Denham’s BustardNeotis denhamiNear-threatened
Black-bellied BustardLissotis melanogaster
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
Corn CrakeCrex crexRare/Accidental
African RailRallus caerulescens
African CrakeCrecopsis egregia
Striped CrakeAmaurornis marginalisRare/Accidental
Spotted CrakePorzana porzana
Black CrakeZapornia flavirostra
Baillon’s CrakeZapornia pusilla
Allen’s GallinulePorphyrio alleni
African SwamphenPorphyrio madagascariensis
Eurasian MoorhenGallinula chloropus
Lesser MoorhenGallinula angulata
Red-knobbed CootFulica cristata
GRUIFORMES: Sarothruridae
White-spotted FlufftailSarothrura pulchra
Buff-spotted FlufftailSarothrura elegans
Red-chested FlufftailSarothrura rufa
Chestnut-headed FlufftailSarothrura lugens
Streaky-breasted FlufftailSarothrura boehmi
GRUIFORMES: Heliornithidae
African FinfootPodica senegalensis
GRUIFORMES: Gruidae
Gray Crowned-CraneBalearica regulorumEndangered
CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae
Water Thick-kneeBurhinus vermiculatus
Spotted Thick-kneeBurhinus capensisRare/Accidental
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Black-winged StiltHimantopus himantopus
Pied AvocetRecurvirostra avosettaRare/Accidental
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Black-bellied PloverPluvialis squatarolaRare/Accidental
Long-toed LapwingVanellus crassirostris
Blacksmith LapwingVanellus armatusRare/Accidental
Spur-winged LapwingVanellus spinosus
White-headed LapwingVanellus albicepsRare/Accidental
Senegal LapwingVanellus lugubris
Black-winged LapwingVanellus melanopterusRare/Accidental
Crowned LapwingVanellus coronatus
Wattled LapwingVanellus senegallus
Brown-chested LapwingVanellus superciliosus
Lesser Sand-PloverCharadrius mongolusRare/Accidental
Greater Sand-PloverCharadrius leschenaultiiRare/Accidental
Caspian PloverCharadrius asiaticus
Kittlitz’s PloverCharadrius pecuarius
Common Ringed PloverCharadrius hiaticula
Little Ringed PloverCharadrius dubiusRare/Accidental
Three-banded PloverCharadrius tricollaris
Forbes’s PloverCharadrius forbesiRare/Accidental
White-fronted PloverCharadrius marginatus
CHARADRIIFORMES: Rostratulidae
Greater Painted-SnipeRostratula benghalensis
CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae
Lesser JacanaMicroparra capensis
African JacanaActophilornis africanus
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus
Eurasian CurlewNumenius arquataRare/Accidental Near-threatened
Black-tailed GodwitLimosa limosaRare/Accidental Near-threatened
Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpresRare/Accidental
Red KnotCalidris canutusRare/Accidental Near-threatened
RuffCalidris pugnax
Broad-billed SandpiperCalidris falcinellusRare/Accidental
Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferrugineaNear-threatened
Temminck’s StintCalidris temminckii
SanderlingCalidris alba
Little StintCalidris minuta
Great SnipeGallinago mediaNear-threatened
Common SnipeGallinago gallinago
African SnipeGallinago nigripennis
Terek SandpiperXenus cinereusRare/Accidental
Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucos
Green SandpiperTringa ochropus
Spotted RedshankTringa erythropus
Common GreenshankTringa nebularia
Marsh SandpiperTringa stagnatilis
Wood SandpiperTringa glareola
Common RedshankTringa totanusRare/Accidental
CHARADRIIFORMES: Turnicidae
Small ButtonquailTurnix sylvaticus
Hottentot ButtonquailTurnix hottentottus
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae
Temminck’s CourserCursorius temminckii
Three-banded CourserRhinoptilus cinctusRare/Accidental
Bronze-winged CourserRhinoptilus chalcopterus
Collared PratincoleGlareola pratincola
Black-winged PratincoleGlareola nordmanniNear-threatened
Rock PratincoleGlareola nuchalisRare/Accidental
Gray PratincoleGlareola cinereaRare/Accidental
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Gray-hooded GullChroicocephalus cirrocephalus
Black-headed GullChroicocephalus ridibundusRare/Accidental
Lesser Black-backed GullLarus fuscus
Gull-billed TernGelochelidon nilotica
Caspian TernHydroprogne caspiaRare/Accidental
Black TernChlidonias nigerRare/Accidental
White-winged TernChlidonias leucopterus
Whiskered TernChlidonias hybridaRare/Accidental
Lesser Crested TernThalasseus bengalensisRare/Accidental
African SkimmerRynchops flavirostrisNear-threatened
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Rock PigeonColumba liviaIntroduced species
Speckled PigeonColumba guinea
Afep PigeonColumba unicincta
Rameron PigeonColumba arquatrix
Bronze-naped PigeonColumba iriditorques
Lemon DoveColumba larvata
Dusky Turtle-DoveStreptopelia lugens
Mourning Collared-DoveStreptopelia decipiens
Red-eyed DoveStreptopelia semitorquata
Ring-necked DoveStreptopelia capicola
Laughing DoveStreptopelia senegalensis
Emerald-spotted Wood-DoveTurtur chalcospilos
Blue-spotted Wood-DoveTurtur afer
Tambourine DoveTurtur tympanistria
Namaqua DoveOena capensis
African Green-PigeonTreron calvus
CUCULIFORMES: Musophagidae
Great Blue TuracoCorythaeola cristata
Black-billed TuracoTauraco schuettii
Purple-crested TuracoTauraco porphyreolophus
Ruwenzori TuracoRuwenzorornis johnstoni
Ross’s TuracoMusophaga rossae
Bare-faced Go-away-birdCorythaixoides personatus
Eastern Plantain-eaterCrinifer zonurus
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Senegal CoucalCentropus senegalensis
Blue-headed CoucalCentropus monachus
White-browed CoucalCentropus superciliosus
Black CoucalCentropus grillii
Blue MalkohaCeuthmochares aereus
Great Spotted CuckooClamator glandarius
Levaillant’s CuckooClamator levaillantii
Pied CuckooClamator jacobinus
Thick-billed CuckooPachycoccyx audeberti
Dideric CuckooChrysococcyx caprius
Klaas’s CuckooChrysococcyx klaas
African Emerald CuckooChrysococcyx cupreus
Barred Long-tailed CuckooCercococcyx montanus
Black CuckooCuculus clamosus
Red-chested CuckooCuculus solitarius
African CuckooCuculus gularis
Madagascar CuckooCuculus rochii
Common CuckooCuculus canorus
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
African Grass-OwlTyto capensis
Barn OwlTyto alba
Congo Bay-OwlPhodilus prigogineiRare/Accidental Endangered
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
African Scops-OwlOtus senegalensis
Southern White-faced OwlPtilopsis granti
Spotted Eagle-OwlBubo africanus
Fraser’s Eagle-OwlBubo poensis
Verreaux’s Eagle-OwlBubo lacteus
Pel’s Fishing-OwlScotopelia peli
Pearl-spotted OwletGlaucidium perlatum
Red-chested OwletGlaucidium tephronotum
Chestnut OwletGlaucidium castaneum
Albertine OwletGlaucidium albertinumVulnerable
African Wood-OwlStrix woodfordii
African Long-eared OwlAsio abyssinicusRare/Accidental
Marsh OwlAsio capensis
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
Pennant-winged NightjarCaprimulgus vexillarius
Eurasian NightjarCaprimulgus europaeus
Black-shouldered NightjarCaprimulgus nigriscapularisRare/Accidental
Fiery-necked NightjarCaprimulgus pectoralis
Montane NightjarCaprimulgus ruwenzorii
Swamp NightjarCaprimulgus natalensis
Freckled NightjarCaprimulgus tristigma
Slender-tailed NightjarCaprimulgus clarusRare/Accidental
Square-tailed NightjarCaprimulgus fossii
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Apodidae
Mottled SpinetailTelacanthura ussheriRare/Accidental
Scarce SwiftSchoutedenapus myoptilus
Alpine SwiftApus melba
Mottled SwiftApus aequatorialis
Common SwiftApus apus
African SwiftApus barbatus
Little SwiftApus affinis
Horus SwiftApus horus
White-rumped SwiftApus caffer
African Palm-SwiftCypsiurus parvus
COLIIFORMES: Coliidae
Speckled MousebirdColius striatus
Blue-naped MousebirdUrocolius macrourus
TROGONIFORMES: Trogonidae
Narina TrogonApaloderma narina
Bar-tailed TrogonApaloderma vittatum
BUCEROTIFORMES: Upupidae
Eurasian HoopoeUpupa epops
BUCEROTIFORMES: Phoeniculidae
Green WoodhoopoePhoeniculus purpureus
White-headed WoodhoopoePhoeniculus bollei
Forest WoodhoopoePhoeniculus castaneiceps
Common ScimitarbillRhinopomastus cyanomelas
BUCEROTIFORMES: Bucorvidae
Southern Ground-HornbillBucorvus leadbeateriVulnerable
BUCEROTIFORMES: Bucerotidae
Crowned HornbillLophoceros alboterminatus
African Gray HornbillLophoceros nasutus
Black-and-white-casqued HornbillBycanistes subcylindricus
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
Half-collared KingfisherAlcedo semitorquataRare/Accidental
Shining-blue KingfisherAlcedo quadribrachys
Malachite KingfisherCorythornis cristatus
African Pygmy-KingfisherIspidina picta
Gray-headed KingfisherHalcyon leucocephala
Woodland KingfisherHalcyon senegalensis
Blue-breasted KingfisherHalcyon malimbicaRare/Accidental
Brown-hooded KingfisherHalcyon albiventrisRare/Accidental
Striped KingfisherHalcyon chelicuti
Giant KingfisherMegaceryle maxima
Pied KingfisherCeryle rudis
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae
White-fronted Bee-eaterMerops bullockoides
Little Bee-eaterMerops pusillus
Blue-breasted Bee-eaterMerops variegatus
Cinnamon-chested Bee-eaterMerops oreobates
Swallow-tailed Bee-eaterMerops hirundineusRare/Accidental
White-throated Bee-eaterMerops albicollis
Blue-cheeked Bee-eaterMerops persicus
Madagascar Bee-eaterMerops superciliosus
European Bee-eaterMerops apiaster
Southern Carmine Bee-eaterMerops nubicoides
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae
European RollerCoracias garrulus
Lilac-breasted RollerCoracias caudatus
Rufous-crowned RollerCoracias naeviusRare/Accidental
Broad-billed RollerEurystomus glaucurus
PICIFORMES: Lybiidae
Yellow-billed BarbetTrachyphonus purpuratus
Crested BarbetTrachyphonus vaillantii
Gray-throated BarbetGymnobucco bonapartei
Western TinkerbirdPogoniulus coryphaea
Yellow-rumped TinkerbirdPogoniulus bilineatus
Yellow-fronted TinkerbirdPogoniulus chrysoconus
Spot-flanked BarbetTricholaema lacrymosa
White-headed BarbetLybius leucocephalusRare/Accidental
Red-faced BarbetLybius rubrifaciesNear-threatened
Black-collared BarbetLybius torquatus
Double-toothed BarbetLybius bidentatus
PICIFORMES: Indicatoridae
Green-backed HoneyguideProdotiscus zambesiaeRare/Accidental
Wahlberg’s HoneyguideProdotiscus regulus
Dwarf HoneyguideIndicator pumilioNear-threatened
Willcocks’s HoneyguideIndicator willcocksi
Least HoneyguideIndicator exilis
Lesser HoneyguideIndicator minor
Scaly-throated HoneyguideIndicator variegatus
Greater HoneyguideIndicator indicator
PICIFORMES: Picidae
Rufous-necked WryneckJynx ruficollis
Nubian WoodpeckerCampethera nubicaRare/Accidental
Bennett’s WoodpeckerCampethera bennettii
Golden-tailed WoodpeckerCampethera abingoni
Green-backed WoodpeckerCampethera cailliautii
Tullberg’s WoodpeckerCampethera tullbergi
Buff-spotted WoodpeckerCampethera nivosa
Speckle-breasted WoodpeckerDendropicos poecilolaemus
Cardinal WoodpeckerDendropicos fuscescens
Bearded WoodpeckerDendropicos namaquus
Elliot’s WoodpeckerDendropicos elliotii
African Gray WoodpeckerDendropicos goertae
Olive WoodpeckerDendropicos griseocephalus
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Pygmy FalconPolihierax semitorquatusRare/Accidental
Lesser KestrelFalco naumanni
Eurasian KestrelFalco tinnunculus
Gray KestrelFalco ardosiaceus
Red-necked FalconFalco chicquera
Red-footed FalconFalco vespertinusNear-threatened
Amur FalconFalco amurensis
Eleonora’s FalconFalco eleonoraeRare/Accidental
Sooty FalconFalco concolorVulnerable
Eurasian HobbyFalco subbuteo
African HobbyFalco cuvierii
Lanner FalconFalco biarmicus
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittaculidae
Red-headed LovebirdAgapornis pullarius
Fischer’s LovebirdAgapornis fischeriRare/Accidental Near-threatened
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
Gray ParrotPsittacus erithacus
Brown-necked ParrotPoicephalus robustus
Meyer’s ParrotPoicephalus meyeri
PASSERIFORMES: Calyptomenidae
African BroadbillSmithornis capensis
PASSERIFORMES: Pittidae
African PittaPitta angolensis
PASSERIFORMES: Platysteiridae
Brown-throated Wattle-eyePlatysteira cyanea
Black-throated Wattle-eyePlatysteira peltata
Yellow-bellied Wattle-eyePlatysteira concreta
Ruwenzori BatisBatis diops
Chinspot BatisBatis molitor
Black-headed BatisBatis minor
PASSERIFORMES: Vangidae
White HelmetshrikePrionops plumatus
Red-billed HelmetshrikePrionops canicepsExtirpated
Rufous-bellied HelmetshrikePrionops rufiventrisRare/Accidental
PASSERIFORMES: Malaconotidae
BrubruNilaus afer
Northern PuffbackDryoscopus gambensis
Black-backed PuffbackDryoscopus cubla
Red-eyed PuffbackDryoscopus senegalensis
Pink-footed PuffbackDryoscopus angolensis
Marsh TchagraTchagra minutus
Black-crowned TchagraTchagra senegalus
Brown-crowned TchagraTchagra australis
Lühder’s BushshrikeLaniarius luehderi
Tropical BoubouLaniarius major
Black-headed GonolekLaniarius erythrogaster
Papyrus GonolekLaniarius mufumbiriNear-threatened
Slate-colored BoubouLaniarius funebris
Willard’s Sooty BoubouLaniarius willardi
Mountain Sooty BoubouLaniarius poensis
Fülleborn’s BoubouLaniarius fuelleborni
Gray-green BushshrikeTelophorus bocageiRare/Accidental
Sulphur-breasted BushshrikeTelophorus sulfureopectus
Many-colored BushshrikeTelophorus multicolor
Doherty’s BushshrikeTelophorus dohertyi
Lagden’s BushshrikeMalaconotus lagdeniNear-threatened
Gray-headed BushshrikeMalaconotus blanchoti
PASSERIFORMES: Campephagidae
Gray CuckooshrikeCoracina caesia
White-breasted CuckooshrikeCoracina pectoralisRare/Accidental
Black CuckooshrikeCampephaga flava
Petit’s CuckooshrikeCampephaga petiti
Red-shouldered CuckooshrikeCampephaga phoenicea
PASSERIFORMES: Laniidae
Red-backed ShrikeLanius collurio
Red-tailed ShrikeLanius phoenicuroides
Isabelline ShrikeLanius isabellinus
Lesser Gray ShrikeLanius minor
Gray-backed FiscalLanius excubitoroides
Mackinnon’s ShrikeLanius mackinnoni
Northern FiscalLanius humeralis
Souza’s ShrikeLanius souzae
PASSERIFORMES: Oriolidae
Eurasian Golden OrioleOriolus oriolus
African Golden OrioleOriolus auratus
African Black-headed OrioleOriolus larvatus
Black-tailed OrioleOriolus percivali
PASSERIFORMES: Dicruridae
Fork-tailed DrongoDicrurus adsimilis
Velvet-mantled DrongoDicrurus modestus
PASSERIFORMES: Monarchidae
African Crested-FlycatcherTrochocercus cyanomelas
African Paradise-FlycatcherTerpsiphone viridis
PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae
Pied CrowCorvus albus
White-necked RavenCorvus albicollis
PASSERIFORMES: Alaudidae
Dusky LarkPinarocorys nigricansRare/Accidental
Rufous-naped LarkMirafra africana
Flappet LarkMirafra rufocinnamomea
Red-capped LarkCalandrella cinerea
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae
Plain MartinRiparia paludicola
Bank SwallowRiparia riparia
Banded MartinRiparia cincta
Rock MartinPtyonoprogne fuligula
Barn SwallowHirundo rustica
Angola SwallowHirundo angolensis
Wire-tailed SwallowHirundo smithii
Montane Blue SwallowHirundo atrocaeruleaRare/Accidental Vulnerable
Red-rumped SwallowCecropis daurica
Lesser Striped-SwallowCecropis abyssinica
Rufous-chested SwallowCecropis semirufaRare/Accidental
Mosque SwallowCecropis senegalensis
Common House-MartinDelichon urbicum
White-headed SawwingPsalidoprocne albiceps
Black SawwingPsalidoprocne pristoptera
Gray-rumped SwallowPseudhirundo griseopyga
PASSERIFORMES: Stenostiridae
White-tailed Blue FlycatcherElminia albicauda
White-bellied Crested-FlycatcherElminia albiventris
White-tailed Crested-FlycatcherElminia albonotata
PASSERIFORMES: Paridae
White-winged Black-TitMelaniparus leucomelas
Dusky TitMelaniparus funereus
Stripe-breasted TitMelaniparus fasciiventer
PASSERIFORMES: Remizidae
African Penduline-TitAnthoscopus caroli
PASSERIFORMES: Certhiidae
African Spotted-CreeperSalpornis salvadori
PASSERIFORMES: Pycnonotidae
Slender-billed GreenbulStelgidillas gracilirostris
Black-collared BulbulNeolestes torquatusRare/Accidental
Shelley’s GreenbulArizelocichla masukuensis
Eastern Mountain-GreenbulArizelocichla nigriceps
Yellow-throated GreenbulAtimastillas flavicollis
Red-tailed GreenbulCriniger calurus
Plain GreenbulEurillas curvirostris
Yellow-whiskered GreenbulEurillas latirostris
Little GreenbulEurillas virens
Leaf-lovePhyllastrephus scandens
Cabanis’s GreenbulPhyllastrephus cabanisi
Yellow-streaked GreenbulPhyllastrephus flavostriatus
Common BulbulPycnonotus barbatus
PASSERIFORMES: Macrosphenidae
White-browed CrombecSylvietta leucophrys
Red-faced CrombecSylvietta whytii
Moustached Grass-WarblerMelocichla mentalis
Grauer’s WarblerGraueria vittata
PASSERIFORMES: Scotocercidae
Neumann’s WarblerUrosphena neumanni
PASSERIFORMES: Phylloscopidae
Red-faced Woodland-WarblerPhylloscopus laetus
Brown Woodland-WarblerPhylloscopus umbrovirens
Willow WarblerPhylloscopus trochilus
Common ChiffchaffPhylloscopus collybitaRare/Accidental
Wood WarblerPhylloscopus sibilatrixRare/Accidental
PASSERIFORMES: Acrocephalidae
Papyrus Yellow-WarblerCalamonastides gracilirostris
Eastern Olivaceous WarblerIduna pallida
African Yellow-WarblerIduna natalensis
Mountain Yellow-WarblerIduna similis
Icterine WarblerHippolais icterina
Sedge WarblerAcrocephalus schoenobaenus
Marsh WarblerAcrocephalus palustris
Eurasian Reed WarblerAcrocephalus scirpaceus
African Reed WarblerAcrocephalus baeticatus
Lesser Swamp WarblerAcrocephalus gracilirostris
Greater Swamp WarblerAcrocephalus rufescens
Great Reed WarblerAcrocephalus arundinaceus
PASSERIFORMES: Locustellidae
Fan-tailed GrassbirdSchoenicola brevirostris
Evergreen-forest WarblerBradypterus lopezi
Cinnamon Bracken-WarblerBradypterus cinnamomeus
Grauer’s Swamp WarblerBradypterus graueriEndangered
Little Rush-WarblerBradypterus baboecala
White-winged Swamp WarblerBradypterus carpalis
PASSERIFORMES: Cisticolidae
Ruwenzori ApalisApalis ruwenzorii
Black-throated ApalisApalis jacksoni
Black-faced ApalisApalis personata
Yellow-breasted ApalisApalis flavida
Buff-throated ApalisApalis rufogularis
Kungwe ApalisApalis argentea
Chestnut-throated ApalisApalis porphyrolaema
Gray ApalisApalis cinerea
Green-backed CamaropteraCamaroptera brachyura
Olive-green CamaropteraCamaroptera chloronota
Miombo Wren-WarblerCalamonastes undosus
White-chinned PriniaSchistolais leucopogon
Red-faced CisticolaCisticola erythrops
Singing CisticolaCisticola cantans
Trilling CisticolaCisticola woosnami
Chubb’s CisticolaCisticola chubbi
Rock-loving CisticolaCisticola aberrans
Rattling CisticolaCisticola chiniana
Winding CisticolaCisticola galactotes
Carruthers’s CisticolaCisticola carruthersi
Stout CisticolaCisticola robustus
Croaking CisticolaCisticola natalensis
Tabora CisticolaCisticola angusticauda
Siffling CisticolaCisticola brachypterus
Zitting CisticolaCisticola juncidis
Wing-snapping CisticolaCisticola ayresii
Gray-capped WarblerEminia lepida
Black-faced Rufous-WarblerBathmocercus rufus
Buff-bellied WarblerPhyllolais pulchella
Tawny-flanked PriniaPrinia subflava
Banded PriniaPrinia bairdii
Yellow-bellied EremomelaEremomela icteropygialis
Green-backed EremomelaEremomela canescensRare/Accidental
Greencap EremomelaEremomela scotops
PASSERIFORMES: Sylviidae
African Hill BabblerSylvia abyssinica
Eurasian BlackcapSylvia atricapillaRare/Accidental
Garden WarblerSylvia borin
Greater WhitethroatSylvia communisRare/Accidental
PASSERIFORMES: Zosteropidae
African Yellow White-eyeZosterops senegalensis
PASSERIFORMES: Pellorneidae
Brown IlladopsisIlladopsis fulvescens
Mountain IlladopsisIlladopsis pyrrhoptera
PASSERIFORMES: Leiothrichidae
Black-lored BabblerTurdoides sharpei
Hartlaub’s BabblerTurdoides hartlaubii
Arrow-marked BabblerTurdoides jardineii
Red-collared Mountain-BabblerTurdoides rufocinctaNear-threatened
PASSERIFORMES: Modulatricidae
Gray-chested BabblerKakamega poliothorax
PASSERIFORMES: Hyliotidae
Yellow-bellied HyliotaHyliota flavigaster
Violet-backed HyliotaHyliota violacea
PASSERIFORMES: Muscicapidae
Dusky-brown FlycatcherMuscicapa adusta
Spotted FlycatcherMuscicapa striata
Swamp FlycatcherMuscicapa aquatica
Cassin’s FlycatcherMuscicapa cassini
Pale FlycatcherAgricola pallidus
Gray Tit-FlycatcherFraseria plumbea
Ashy FlycatcherFraseria caerulescens
Yellow-eyed Black-FlycatcherMelaenornis ardesiacus
Southern Black-FlycatcherMelaenornis pammelaina
White-eyed Slaty-FlycatcherMelaenornis fischeri
Brown-backed Scrub-RobinCercotrichas hartlaubi
Red-backed Scrub-RobinCercotrichas leucophrys
White-bellied Robin-ChatCossyphicula roberti
Archer’s Robin-ChatCossypha archeri
Cape Robin-ChatCossypha caffra
Gray-winged Robin-ChatCossypha polioptera
White-browed Robin-ChatCossypha heuglini
Red-capped Robin-ChatCossypha natalensis
Snowy-crowned Robin-ChatCossypha niveicapilla
Collared Palm-ThrushCichladusa arquataRare/Accidental
White-starred RobinPogonocichla stellata
Brown-chested AlethePseudalethe poliocephala
Red-throated AlethePseudalethe poliophrys
Forest RobinStiphrornis erythrothoraxRare/Accidental
Equatorial AkalatSheppardia aequatorialis
Semicollared FlycatcherFicedula semitorquataRare/Accidental
Collared FlycatcherFicedula albicollis
Common RedstartPhoenicurus phoenicurusRare/Accidental
Rufous-tailed Rock-ThrushMonticola saxatilisRare/Accidental
Miombo Rock-ThrushMonticola angolensis
WhinchatSaxicola rubetra
African StonechatSaxicola torquatus
Sooty ChatMyrmecocichla nigra
White-headed Black-ChatMyrmecocichla arnotti
Ruaha ChatMyrmecocichla collaris
Mocking Cliff-ChatThamnolaea cinnamomeiventris
Familiar ChatCercomela familiaris
Northern WheatearOenanthe oenanthe
Isabelline WheatearOenanthe isabellinaRare/Accidental
PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae
White-tailed Ant-ThrushNeocossyphus poensis
Abyssinian Ground-ThrushGeokichla piaggiae
Kivu Ground-ThrushGeokichla tanganjicae
Abyssinian ThrushTurdus abyssinicus
African ThrushTurdus pelios
PASSERIFORMES: Sturnidae
Wattled StarlingCreatophora cinerea
Violet-backed StarlingCinnyricinclus leucogaster
Slender-billed StarlingOnychognathus tenuirostris
Waller’s StarlingOnychognathus walleri
Sharpe’s StarlingPholia sharpii
Stuhlmann’s StarlingPoeoptera stuhlmanni
Rüppell’s StarlingLamprotornis purpuroptera
Splendid StarlingLamprotornis splendidus
Greater Blue-eared StarlingLamprotornis chalybaeus
PASSERIFORMES: Buphagidae
Red-billed OxpeckerBuphagus erythrorhynchus
Yellow-billed OxpeckerBuphagus africanus
PASSERIFORMES: Nectariniidae
Western Violet-backed SunbirdAnthreptes longuemarei
Kenya Violet-backed SunbirdAnthreptes orientalis
Seimund’s SunbirdAnthreptes seimundi
Collared SunbirdHedydipna collaris
Green-headed SunbirdCyanomitra verticalis
Blue-throated Brown SunbirdCyanomitra cyanolaema
Blue-headed SunbirdCyanomitra alinae
Olive SunbirdCyanomitra olivacea
Green-throated SunbirdChalcomitra rubescens
Amethyst SunbirdChalcomitra amethystinaRare/Accidental
Scarlet-chested SunbirdChalcomitra senegalensis
Purple-breasted SunbirdNectarinia purpureiventris
Bronze SunbirdNectarinia kilimensis
Malachite SunbirdNectarinia famosa
Red-tufted SunbirdNectarinia johnstoni
Olive-bellied SunbirdCinnyris chloropygius
Stuhlmann’s SunbirdCinnyris stuhlmanni
Northern Double-collared SunbirdCinnyris reichenowi
Regal SunbirdCinnyris regius
Rockefeller’s SunbirdCinnyris rockefelleriVulnerable
Beautiful SunbirdCinnyris pulchellusRare/Accidental
Mariqua SunbirdCinnyris mariquensis
Red-chested SunbirdCinnyris erythrocercus
Purple-banded SunbirdCinnyris bifasciatus
Variable SunbirdCinnyris venustus
Copper SunbirdCinnyris cupreus
PASSERIFORMES: Motacillidae
Western Yellow WagtailMotacilla flava
Cape WagtailMotacilla capensis
Gray WagtailMotacilla cinerea
Mountain WagtailMotacilla clara
White WagtailMotacilla alba
African Pied WagtailMotacilla aguimp
African PipitAnthus cinnamomeus
Jackson’s PipitAnthus latistriatusRare/Accidental
Woodland PipitAnthus nyassae
Long-billed PipitAnthus similis
Plain-backed PipitAnthus leucophrys
Striped PipitAnthus lineiventris
Tree PipitAnthus trivialis
Red-throated PipitAnthus cervinus
Short-tailed PipitAnthus brachyurusRare/Accidental
Yellow-throated LongclawMacronyx croceus
PASSERIFORMES: Emberizidae
Cinnamon-breasted BuntingEmberiza tahapisi
Golden-breasted BuntingEmberiza flaviventris
Cabanis’s BuntingEmberiza cabanisi
PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae
Oriole FinchLinurgus olivaceus
Yellow-fronted CanaryCrithagra mozambica
Western CitrilCrithagra frontalis
Papyrus CanaryCrithagra koliensis
Black-throated CanaryCrithagra atrogularis
Brimstone CanaryCrithagra sulphurata
Streaky SeedeaterCrithagra striolata
Thick-billed SeedeaterCrithagra burtoni
Yellow-crowned CanarySerinus flavivertex
PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae
House SparrowPasser domesticusIntroduced species
Northern Gray-headed SparrowPasser griseus
PASSERIFORMES: Ploceidae
Red-billed Buffalo-WeaverBubalornis nigerRare/Accidental
Red-headed WeaverAnaplectes rubriceps
Baglafecht WeaverPloceus baglafecht
Slender-billed WeaverPloceus pelzelni
Black-necked WeaverPloceus nigricollis
Spectacled WeaverPloceus ocularis
Black-billed WeaverPloceus melanogaster
Strange WeaverPloceus alienus
Holub’s Golden-WeaverPloceus xanthops
Northern Brown-throated WeaverPloceus castanops
Lesser Masked-WeaverPloceus intermedius
Vieillot’s WeaverPloceus nigerrimus
Village WeaverPloceus cucullatus
Black-headed WeaverPloceus melanocephalus
Forest WeaverPloceus bicolor
Brown-capped WeaverPloceus insignis
Compact WeaverPachyphantes superciliosus
Cardinal QueleaQuelea cardinalis
Red-headed QueleaQuelea erythrops
Red-billed QueleaQuelea quelea
Southern Red BishopEuplectes orix
Black-winged BishopEuplectes hordeaceus
Yellow BishopEuplectes capensis
White-winged WidowbirdEuplectes albonotatus
Red-collared WidowbirdEuplectes ardens
Fan-tailed WidowbirdEuplectes axillaris
Grosbeak WeaverAmblyospiza albifrons
PASSERIFORMES: Estrildidae
Gray-headed NigritaNigrita canicapillus
White-breasted NigritaNigrita fusconotus
White-collared OlivebackNesocharis ansorgei
Yellow-bellied WaxbillCoccopygia quartinia
Green-backed TwinspotMandingoa nitidula
Shelley’s CrimsonwingCryptospiza shelleyiEndangered
Dusky CrimsonwingCryptospiza jacksoni
Abyssinian CrimsonwingCryptospiza salvadorii
Red-faced CrimsonwingCryptospiza reichenovii
Fawn-breasted WaxbillEstrilda paludicola
Orange-cheeked WaxbillEstrilda melpoda
Crimson-rumped WaxbillEstrilda rhodopyga
Common WaxbillEstrilda astrild
Black-crowned WaxbillEstrilda nonnula
Kandt’s WaxbillEstrilda kandti
Black-faced WaxbillEstrilda erythronotos
Red-headed BluebillSpermophaga ruficapilla
Red-cheeked CordonbleuUraeginthus bengalus
Dusky TwinspotEuschistospiza cinereovinacea
Peters’s TwinspotHypargos niveoguttatus
Green-winged PytiliaPytilia melba
Orange-winged PytiliaPytilia afra
Red-billed FirefinchLagonosticta senegala
African FirefinchLagonosticta rubricata
Zebra WaxbillSporaeginthus subflavus
Black-chinned QuailfinchOrtygospiza gabonensis
Bronze MannikinSpermestes cucullata
Black-and-white MannikinSpermestes bicolor
Magpie MannikinSpermestes fringilloides
PASSERIFORMES: Viduidae
Pin-tailed WhydahVidua macroura
Exclamatory Paradise-WhydahVidua interjectaRare/Accidental
Broad-tailed Paradise-WhydahVidua obtusaRare/Accidental
Eastern Paradise-WhydahVidua paradisaeaRare/Accidental
Village IndigobirdVidua chalybeata
Parasitic WeaverAnomalospiza imberbis
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