Zambian Checklist
Compiled by Pete Leonard for the BirdWatch Zambia
Last updated: June 2010.
Total no. of species recorded in Zambia: 753
Taxonomy and nomenclature based on Dowsett & Forbes-Watson (1993). Numbers are a temporary working set.
Please send additions or corrections to: pleonard@care4free.net

Status Codes
P Palearctic migrant
A Afrotropical migrant
PP Partial or Possible migrant
R Resident
RR Rrestricted Range (recorded in <30 atlas squares)
CC of global Conservation Concern (according to TBW, BirdLife Int.)
cc of local conservation concern
DD Data Deficient  (according to TBW, BirdLife Int.)

1 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis PP
2 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus R-RR-cc
3 White-breasted Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo PP
4 Reed Cormorant Phalacrocorax africanus PP
5 African Darter Anhinga rufa PP
6 White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus PP
7 Pink-backed Pelican Pelecanus rufescens PP
8 Common Bittern Botaurus stellaris R-RR-cc
9 Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus P-minutus PP-paysii
10 Dwarf Bittern Ixobrychus sturmii A
11 Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax PP
12 White-backed Night Heron Gorsachius leuconotus R
13 Common Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides PP
14 Madagascar Squacco Heron Ardeola idae A-RR-CC
15 Rufous-bellied Heron Ardeola rufiventris PP
16 Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis A
17 Green-backed Heron Butorides striata R
18 Black Egret Egretta ardesiaca PP
19 Slaty Egret Egretta vinaceigula PP-CC
20 Little Egret Egretta garzetta PP
21 Western Reef Heron Egretta gularis PP-RR
22 Yellow-billed Egret Egretta intermedia PP
23 Great White Egret Egretta alba PP
24 Purple Heron Ardea purpurea R
25 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea PP
26 Black-headed Heron Ardea melanocephala PP
27 Goliath Heron Ardea goliath R-cc
28 Hamerkop Scopus umbretta R
29 Yellow-billed Stork Mycteria ibis PP
30 Openbill Stork Anastomus lamelligerus PP
31 Black Stork Ciconia nigra PP
32 Abdim’s Stork Ciconia abdimii A
33 Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus PP
34 White Stork Ciconia ciconia P
35 Saddlebill Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis R-cc
36 Marabou Stork Leptoptilos crumeniferus PP
37 Shoebill Balaeniceps rex R-RR-CC
38 Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus PP
39 Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus PP
40 Hadada Ibis Bostrychia hagedash R
41 African Spoonbill Platalea alba PP
42 Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber PP-RR
43 Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor PP-RR-CC
44 Fulvous Tree Duck Dendrocygna bicolor PP
45 White-faced Tree Duck Dendrocygna viduata PP
46 White-backed Duck Thalassornis leuconotus PP
47 Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca PP
48 Spur-winged Goose Plectropterus gambensis PP
49 Knob-billed (Comb) Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos PP
50 Pygmy Goose Nettapus auritus PP
51 African Black Duck Anas sparsa R
52 Yellow-billed Duck Anas undulata PP
53 Cape Teal Anas capensis PP-RR
54 Pintail Anas acuta P-RR
55 Red-billed Teal Anas erythrorhyncha PP
56 Hottentot Teal Anas hottentota PP
57 Garganey Anas querquedula P-RR
58 Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata P-RR
59 Cape Shoveler Anas smithii PP-RR
60 Southern Pochard Netta erythrophthalma PP
61 African Cuckoo Hawk Aviceda cuculoides PP
62 Honey Buzzard Pernis apivorus P
63 Bat Hawk Macheiramphus alcinus R
64 Black-shouldered Kite Elanus caeruleus PP
65 Eurasian Black Kite Milvus migrans migrans P
66 Yellow-billed Kite Milvus migrans parasitus A
67 African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer R
68 Palm-nut Vulture Gypohierax angolensis R
69 Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monachus R
70 African White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus R
71 Rüppell's Vulture Gyps rueppellii PP-RR
72 Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres PP-RR-CC
73 Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotus R-CC
74 White-headed Vulture Trigonoceps occipitalis R
75 Black-breasted Snake Eagle Circaetus pectoralis PP
76 Brown Snake Eagle Circaetus cinereus PP
77 Western Banded Snake Eagle Circaetus cinerascens R
78 Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus PP-cc
79 Gymnogene (African Harrier-Hawk) Polyboroides typus R
80 Eurasian Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus P-RR
81 African Marsh Harrier Circus ranivorus R-cc
82 Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus P-CC
83 Montagu’s Harrier Circus pygargus P
84 Dark Chanting Goshawk Melierax metabates R
85 Gabar Goshawk Melierax gabar R
86 Black Goshawk Accipiter melanoleucus R
87 Ovambo Sparrowhawk Accipiter ovampensis R
88 Red-breasted Sparrowhawk Accipiter rufiventris R-RR
89 Little Sparrowhawk Accipiter minullus R
90 African Goshawk Accipiter tachiro R
91 Shikra (Little Banded Goshawk) Accipiter badius R
92 Lizard Buzzard Kaupifalco monogrammicus R
93 Common (Steppe) Buzzard Buteo buteo P
94 Augur Buzzard Buteo augur R
95 Wahlberg’s Eagle Aquila wahlbergi A
96 Lesser Spotted Eagle Aquila pomarina P
97 Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax R
98 Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis P
99 Black (Verreaux's) Eagle Aquila verreauxii R-RR
100 African Hawk Eagle Hieraaetus spilogaster R
101 Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus P (+A)
102 Ayres’s Hawk Eagle Hieraaetus ayresii PP
103 Long-crested Eagle Lophaetus occipitalis R
104 Crowned Eagle Stephanoaetus coronatus R
105 Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus R
106 Osprey Pandion haliaetus P
107 Secretary Bird Sagittarius serpentarius PP
108 Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni P-CC
109 Rock (Common) Kestrel Falco tinnunculus P-tinnunculus PP-rupicolus
110 Greater Kestrel Falco rupicoloides PP-RR
111 Dickinson’s Kestrel Falco dickinsoni PP
112 Western Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus P
113 Eastern Red-footed (Amur) Falcon Falco amurensis P
114 Red-necked Falcon Falco chicquera R
115 European Hobby Falco subbuteo P
116 African Hobby Falco cuvierii A
117 Eleonora's Falcon Falco eleonorae P
118 Sooty Falcon Falco concolor P-RR
119 Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus PP
120 Taita Falcon Falco fasciinucha R-RR-CC
121 Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus P-calidus PP-minor
122 Coqui Francolin Francolinus coqui R
123 White-throated Francolin Francolinus albogularis R-RR
124 Crested Francolin Francolinus sephaena R
125 Shelley’s Francolin Francolinus shelleyi R
126 Red-winged Francolin Francolinus levaillantii R-RR
127 Red-billed Francolin Francolinus adspersus R-RR
128 Natal Francolin Francolinus natalensis R
129 Hildebrandt’s Francolin Francolinus hildebrandti R-RR
130 Swainson’s Francolin Francolinus swainsonii R
131 Red-necked Francolin Francolinus afer R
132 Common Quail Coturnix coturnix R-RR-erlangeri PP-RR-africana
133 Harlequin Quail Coturnix delegorguei A
134 Blue Quail Coturnix chinensis A
135 Crested Guineafowl Guttera pucherani R
136 Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris R
137 Kurrichane Buttonquail Turnix sylvaticus R
138 Black-rumped (Hottentot)Buttonquail Turnix hottentottus A
139 White-spotted Flufftail Sarothrura pulchra R-RR-cc
140 Buff-spotted Flufftail Sarothrura elegans A-RR
141 Red-chested Flufftail Sarothrura rufa R
142 Long-toed(Chestnut-headed) Flufftail Sarothrura lugens R-RR
143 Streaky-breasted Flufftail Sarothrura boehmi A
144 Red-tailed (Striped)Flufftail Sarothrura affinis PP-RR
145 African Water Rail Rallus caerulescens R
146 Corn Crake Crex crex P-CC
147 African Crake Crecopsis egregia A
148 Black Crake Amaurornis flavirostra R
149 Baillon’s Crake Porzana pusilla PP-RR
150 Spotted Crake Porzana porzana P-RR
151 Striped Crake Aenigmatolimnas marginalis A-RR
152 Purple Gallinule Porphyrio porphyrio R
153 Lesser (Allen's) Gallinule Porphyrula alleni A
154 Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus R
155 Lesser Moorhen Gallinula angulata A
156 Red-knobbed Coot Fulica cristata PP
157 Wattled Crane Grus carunculatus PP-CC
158 Southern (Grey) Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum R-cc
159 African Finfoot Podica senegalensis R
160 Denham’s Bustard Neotis denhami PP-CC
161 Kori Bustard Ardeotis kori PP-RR
162 Red-crested Korhaan Eupodotis ruficrista R
163 (Northern) White-bellied Bustard Eupodotis senegalensis R-cc
164 Black-bellied Bustard Eupodotis melanogaster R
165 African Jacana Actophilornis africanus PP
166 Lesser Jacana Microparra capensis PP
167 Painted Snipe Rostratula benghalensis PP
168 Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus PP
169 Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta PP
170 Water Dikkop Burhinus vermiculatus R
171 Spotted Dikkop Burhinus capensis PP
172 Three-banded Courser Rhinoptilus cinctus R
173 Bronze-winged Courser Rhinoptilus chalcopterus A
174 Temminck’s Courser Cursorius temminckii A
175 Common (Red-winged)Pratincole Glareola pratincola PP
176 Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni P-RR-DD
177 Rock Pratincole Glareola nuchalis A
178 Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius P-RR
179 Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula P
180 Kittlitz’s Plover Charadrius pecuarius PP
181 Three-banded Plover Charadrius tricollaris PP
182 Forbes’s Plover Charadrius forbesi PP-RR
183 White-fronted Sand Plover Charadrius marginatus PP
184 Chestnut-banded Plover Charadrius pallidus PP-RR
185 Mongolian Sand Plover Charadrius mongolus P-RR
186 Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii P-RR
187 Caspian Plover Charadrius asiaticus P
188 Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva P-RR
189 Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola P
190 Senegal Wattled Plover Vanellus senegallus PP
191 White-crowned Plover Vanellus albiceps R
192 Blacksmith Plover Vanellus armatus PP
193 Spur-winged Plover Vanellus spinosus PP-RR
194 Brown-chested Wattled Plover Vanellus superciliosus A-RR
195 Lesser Black-winged Plover Vanellus lugubris PP-RR
196 Crowned Plover Vanellus coronatus A
197 Long-toed Plover Vanellus crassirostris R
198 Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago P-RR
199 Ethiopian Snipe Gallinago nigripennis PP
200 Great Snipe Gallinago media P-CC
201 Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus P-RR
202 Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa P-RR
203 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica P-RR
204 Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus P-RR
205 Curlew Numenius arquata P-RR
206 Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus P-RR
207 Common Redshank Tringa totanus P-RR
208 Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis P
209 Greenshank Tringa nebularia P
210 Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes P-RR
211 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus P
212 Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria P-RR
213 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola P
214 Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus P-RR
215 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos P
216 Turnstone Arenaria interpres P
217 Red Knot Calidris canutus P-RR
218 Sanderling Calidris alba P
219 Little Stint Calidris minuta P
220 Temminck’s Stint Calidris temminckii P-RR
221 Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos P-RR
222 Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea P
223 Broad-billed Sandpiper Limicola falcinellus P-RR
224 Ruff Philomachus pugnax P
225 Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus P-RR
226 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus P-RR
227 Franklin's Gull Larus pipixcan P-RR
228 Grey-headed Gull Larus cirrocephalus PP
229 Gull-billed Tern Sterna nilotica P-RR
230 Caspian Tern Sterna caspia PP-RR
231 Common Tern Sterna hirundo P-RR
232 Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida PP
233 White-winged Black Tern Chlidonias leucopterus P
234 African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris PP-CC
235 Double-banded Sandgrouse Pterocles bicinctus R
236 Yellow-throated Sandgrouse Pterocles gutturalis A-cc
237 Burchell's Sandgrouse Pterocles burchelli R-RR
238 Speckled Rock Pigeon Columba guinea PP-RR
239 Afep Pigeon Columba unicincta PP-RR
240 Rameron Pigeon Columba arquatrix PP-RR
241 Bronze-naped Pigeon Columba delegorguei R-RR
242 Cinnamon (Lemon) Dove Aplopelia larvata R-RR
243 Pink-breasted Turtle Dove Streptopelia lugens R-RR
244 Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis A
245 African Mourning Dove Streptopelia decipiens R
246 Cape Turtle Dove Streptopelia capicola R
247 Red-eyed Dove Streptopelia semitorquata R
248 Emerald-spotted Wood Dove Turtur chalcospilos R
249 Blue-spotted Wood Dove Turtur afer R
250 Tambourine Dove Turtur tympanistria R
251 Namaqua Dove Oena capensis A
252 African Green Pigeon Treron calvus R
253 Brown-necked (Cape) Parrot Poicephalus robustus PP
254 Meyer’s Parrot Poicephalus meyeri R
255 Lilian’s Lovebird Agapornis lilianae R
256 Black-cheeked Lovebird Agapornis nigrigenis R-RR-CC
257 Schalow’s Turaco Tauraco schalowi R
258 Purple-crested Turaco Tauraco porphyreolophus R
259 Lady Ross’s Turaco Musophaga rossae R
260 Grey Lourie Corythaixoides concolor R
261 Bare-faced Go-away Bird Corythaixoides personatus R-RR
262 Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius A (+P?)
263 Jacobin Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus A
264 Striped Crested (Levaillant's) Cuckoo Clamator levaillantii A
265 Thick-billed Cuckoo Pachycoccyx audeberti PP
266 Red-chested Cuckoo Cuculus solitarius A
267 Black Cuckoo Cuculus clamosus A
268 Eurasian Grey Cuckoo Cuculus canorus P
269 African Grey Cuckoo Cuculus gularis A
270 Asian Lesser Cuckoo Cuculus poliocephalus P-RR
271 Madagascar Lesser Cuckoo Cuculus rochii A-RR
272 Olive Long-tailed Cuckoo Cercococcyx olivinus R-RR
273 Barred Long-tailed Cuckoo Cercococcyx montanus PP-RR
274 Emerald Cuckoo Chrysococcyx cupreus A
275 Klaas’s Cuckoo Chrysococcyx klaas A
276 Didric Cuckoo Chrysococcyx caprius A
277 Green Coucal(Blue Malkoha/Yellowbill) Ceuthmochares aereus R-RR
278 African Black Coucal Centropus grillii A
279 Coppery-tailed Coucal Centropus cupreicaudus R
280 Senegal Coucal Centropus senegalensis R
281 Burchell's (White-browed)Coucal Centropus superciliosus R
282 Barn Owl Tyto alba R
283 Grass Owl Tyto capensis R
284 African Scops Owl Otus senegalensis R
285 White-faced Owl Otus leucotis R
286 Spotted Eagle Owl Bubo africanus R
287 Giant (Verreaux's) Eagle Owl Bubo lacteus R
288 Pel's Fishing Owl Scotopelia peli R
289 Pearl-spotted Owlet Glaucidium perlatum R
290 Barred Owlet Glaucidium capensis R
291 Wood Owl Strix woodfordii R
292 Marsh Owl Asio capensis R
293 Eurasian Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus P-RR
294 Rufous-cheeked Nightjar Caprimulgus rufigena A
295 Fiery-necked Nightjar Caprimulgus pectoralis PP
296 Mountain Nightjar Caprimulgus poliocephalus R-RR
297 Natal (Swamp) Nightjar Caprimulgus natalensis R
298 Freckled Rock Nightjar Caprimulgus tristigma PP
299 Western Reef Heron Egretta gularis PP-RR
300 Pennant-winged Nightjar Macrodipteryx vexillarius A
301 Scarce Swift Schoutedenapus myoptilus PP-RR
302 Mottled Spinetail Telacanthura ussheri R-RR
303 Bat-like Spinetail Neafrapus boehmi R
304 African Palm Swift Cypsiurus parvus R
305 Alpine Swift Apus melba A
306 Mottled Swift Apus aequatorialis PP-RR
307 Pallid Swift Apus pallidus P-RR
308 Eurasian Swift Apus apus P
309 African Black Swift Apus barbatus PP-RR
310 Little Swift Apus affinis R
311 Horus Swift Apus horus PP
312 African White-rumped Swift Apus caffer A
313 Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus R
314 Red-faced Mousebird Urocolius indicus R
315 Narina Trogon Apaloderma narina A
316 Bar-tailed Trogon Apaloderma vittatum R-RR
317 Half-collared Kingfisher Alcedo semitorquata R
318 Shining-blue Kingfisher Alcedo quadribrachys R-RR-cc
319 Malachite Kingfisher Alcedo cristata R
320 White-bellied Kingfisher Alcedo leucogaster R-RR-cc
321 Pygmy Kingfisher Ceyx pictus A
322 Brown-hooded Kingfisher Halcyon albiventris R
323 Chestnut-bellied(Grey-headed) Kingfisher Halcyon leucocephala A
324 Blue-breasted Kingfisher Halcyon malimbica R-RR
325 Senegal (Woodland)Kingfisher Halcyon senegalensis A
326 Mangrove Kingfisher Halcyon senegaloides PP-RR
327 Striped Kingfisher Halcyon chelicuti R
328 Giant Kingfisher Megaceryle maxima R
329 Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis R
330 Little Bee-eater Merops pusillus PP
331 White-cheeked Bee-eater Merops variegatus R
332 Swallow-tailed Bee-eater Merops hirundineus PP
333 White-fronted Bee-eater Merops bullockoides R
334 White-throated Bee-eater Merops albicollis A-RR
335 Böhm's Bee-eater Merops boehmi R
336 Madagascar (Olive)Bee-eater Merops superciliosus A
337 Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus P
338 Eurasian Bee-eater Merops apiaster P (+A)
339 Northern Carmine Bee-eater Merops nubicus A-RR
340 Southern Carmine Bee-eater Merops nubicoides A
341 Eurasian Roller Coracias garrulus P
342 Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus PP
343 Racket-tailed Roller Coracias spatulatus R
344 Purple Roller Coracias naevius PP
345 Broad-billed Roller Eurystomus glaucurus A
346 Red-billed (Green) Wood Hoopoe Phoeniculus purpureus R
347 Scimitarbill Rhinopomastus cyanomelas R
348 Hoopoe Upupa epops A
349 Red-billed Hornbill Tockus erythrorhynchus R
350 Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill Tockus leucomelas R
351 Crowned Hornbill Tockus alboterminatus R
352 Bradfield’s Hornbill Tockus bradfieldi R-RR
353 Pale-billed Hornbill Tockus pallidirostris R
354 African Grey Hornbill Tockus nasutus R
355 Trumpeter Hornbill Bycanistes bucinator R
356 Silvery-cheeked Hornbill Bycanistes brevis PP-RR
357 Southern Ground Hornbill Bucorvus cafer R-cc
358 Anchieta’s Barbet Stactolaema anchietae R
359 Whyte’s Barbet Stactolaema whytii R
360 Moustached Green Tinkerbird Pogoniulus leucomystax R-RR
361 Yellow-fronted Tinkerbird Pogoniulus chrysoconus R
362 Golden-rumped Tinkerbird Pogoniulus bilineatus R
363 Spot-flanked Barbet Tricholaema lacrymosa R-RR
364 Acacia Pied Barbet Tricholaema leucomelas R-RR
365 Miombo Pied Barbet Tricholaema frontata R
366 Black-collared Barbet Lybius torquatus R
367 Chaplin’s (Zambian) Barbet Lybius chaplini R-RR-CC
368 Black-backed Barbet Lybius minor R
369 Crested Barbet Trachyphonus vaillantii R
370 Green-backed Honeyguide Prodotiscus zambesiae R
371 Brown-backed Honeyguide Prodotiscus regulus R
372 Scaly-throated Honeyguide Indicator variegatus R
373 Greater Honeyguide Indicator indicator R
374 Lesser Honeyguide Indicator minor R
375 Western Least Honeyguide Indicator exilis R-RR
376 Eastern Least (Pallid)Honeyguide Indicator meliphilus R-RR
377 Red-throated Wryneck Jynx ruficollis PP-RR
378 Bennett’s Woodpecker Campethera bennettii R
379 Golden-tailed Woodpecker Campethera abingoni R
380 Little Spotted (Green-backed) Woodpecker Campethera cailliautii R
381 Brown-eared Woodpecker Campethera caroli R-RR-cc
382 Cardinal Woodpecker Dendropicos fuscescens R
383 Bearded Woodpecker Thripias namaquus R
384 Olive Woodpecker Mesopicos griseocephalus R
385 African Broadbill Smithornis capensis R
386 African Pitta Pitta angolensis A
387 Monotonous Lark Mirafra passerina PP-RR
388 Rufous-naped Lark Mirafra africana R
389 Angola Lark Mirafra angolensis R-RR
390 Flappet Lark Mirafra rufocinnamomea R
391 Clapper Lark Mirafra apiata R-RR
392 Fawn-coloured Lark Mirafra africanoides R
393 Dusky Lark Pinarocorys nigricans A
394 Red-capped Lark Calandrella cinerea A
395 Pink-billed Lark Spizocorys conirostris R-RR
396 Chestnut-backed Sparrow-Lark Eremopterix leucotis PP
397 Grey-backed Sparrow-Lark Eremopterix verticalis PP-RR
398 Fischer’s Sparrow-Lark Eremopterix leucopareia R-RR
399 Black Saw-wing Psalidoprocne pristoptera PP-reichenowi PP-orientalis
400 White-headed Saw-wing Psalidoprocne albiceps A
401 Eurasian Sand Martin Riparia riparia P
402 African Sand(Brown-throated) Martin Riparia paludicola PP
403 Banded Martin Riparia cincta PP
404 Grey-rumped Swallow Pseudhirundo griseopyga PP
405 Red-breasted Swallow Hirundo semirufa A
406 Mosque Swallow Hirundo senegalensis PP
407 Lesser Striped Swallow Hirundo abyssinica PP
408 Greater Striped Swallow Hirundo cucullata A-RR
409 Red-rumped Swallow Hirundo daurica R-RR
410 South African Cliff Swallow Hirundo spilodera A-RR
411 Red-throated Cliff Swallow Hirundo rufigula A-RR
412 African Rock Martin Hirundo fuligula R
413 Blue Swallow Hirundo atrocaerulea A-RR-CC
414 Black-and-rufous Swallow Hirundo nigrorufa A-RR
415 Wire-tailed Swallow Hirundo smithii PP
416 Pearl-breasted Swallow Hirundo dimidiata PP
417 White-throated Swallow Hirundo albigularis A
418 Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica P
419 Angola Swallow Hirundo angolensis A-RR
420 House Martin Delichon urbicum P
421 Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava P
422 Cape Wagtail Motacilla capensis R
423 Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea P-RR
424 Long-tailed (Mountain)Wagtail Motacilla clara R
425 African Pied Wagtail Motacilla aguimp R
426 Richard’s(Grassveld/African) Pipit Anthus richardi PP
427 Long-billed(inc. Wood) Pipit Anthus similis R
428 Plain-backed Pipit Anthus leucophrys R
429 Buffy Pipit Anthus vaalensis A
430 Short-tailed Pipit Anthus brachyurus PP-RR
431 Bushveld (Little Tawny)Pipit Anthus caffer PP
432 Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis P
433 Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus P-RR
434 Striped Pipit Anthus lineiventris R
435 Yellow-throated Longclaw Macronyx croceus R-RR
436 Fülleborn's Longclaw Macronyx fuellebornii R
437 Rosy-breasted Longclaw Macronyx ameliae R
438 Grimwood’s Longclaw Macronyx grimwoodi R-RR-DD
439 Black Cuckoo-shrike Campephaga flava PP
440 Purple-throated Cuckoo-shrike Campephaga quiscalina R
441 White-breasted Cuckoo-shrike Coracina pectoralis PP
442 Eastern Mountain Greenbul Andropadus nigriceps R-RR
443 Little Greenbul Andropadus virens R
444 Sombre Bulbul Andropadus importunus R-RR
445 Honeyguide Greenbul Baeopogon indicator R-RR
446 Joyful Greenbul Chlorocichla laetissima R-RR-cc
447 Yellow-bellied Bulbul Chlorocichla flaviventris R
448 Yellow-throated Leaflove Chlorocichla flavicollis R
449 Terrestrial Bulbul Phyllastrephus terrestris R
450 Grey-olive Bulbul Phyllastrephus cerviniventris R
451 Cabanis’s Bulbul Phyllastrephus cabanisi R
452 Yellow-streaked Bulbul Phyllastrephus flavostriatus R-RR
453 African (Red-tailed)Bristlebill Bleda syndactylus R-RR
454 Black-eyed (Common) Bulbul Pycnonotus barbatus R
455 Red-eyed Bulbul Pycnonotus nigricans PP-RR
456 Black-collared Bulbul Neolestes torquatus R-RR
457 White-throated(Eastern/Yellow-spotted) Nicator Nicator gularis R (445.5)
458 Rufous Ant Thrush Stizorhina fraseri R-RR
459 Eurasian Rock Thrush Monticola saxatilis P-RR
460 Miombo Rock Thrush Monticola angolensis R
461 Olive Thrush Turdus olivaceus R-RR
462 West African Thrush
R
463 Kurrichane Thrush Turdus libonyana R
464 Groundscraper Thrush Psophocichla litsitsirupa PP
465 Orange Thrush Zoothera gurneyi R-RR
466 White-chested Alethe Alethe fuelleborni R-RR
467 Starred Robin Pogonocichla stellata R-RR
468 Bocage’s Robin (Akalat) Sheppardia bocagei R
469 Sharpe’s Akalat Sheppardia sharpei R-RR
470 Thrush Nightingale Luscinia luscinia P
471 Olive-flanked Robin Cossypha anomala R-RR
472 Grey-winged Robin Cossypha polioptera R-RR
473 Cape Robin Cossypha caffra R-RR
474 Heuglin’s (White-browed)Robin Cossypha heuglini R
475 Red-capped Robin Cossypha natalensis A
476 Boulder Chat Pinarornis plumosus R-RR
477 Collared Palm Thrush Cichladusa arquata R
478 CentralBearded (Miombo) Scrub Robin Erythropygia barbata R
479 Eastern Bearded Scrub Robin Erythropygia quadrivirgata R
480 White-browed Scrub Robin Erythropygia leucophrys R
481 Stonechat Saxicola torquatus R
482 Whinchat Saxicola rubetra P-RR
483 Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe P-RR
484 Capped Wheatear Oenanthe pileata A
485 Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina P-RR
486 Familiar Chat Cercomela familiaris R
487 Sooty Chat Myrmecocichla nigra R
488 Arnot's Chat Myrmecocichla arnotti R
489 Mocking Chat Myrmecocichla cinnamomeiventris R
490 Broad-tailed Warbler Schoenicola platyurus PP
491 Little Rush Warbler Bradypterus baboecala R
492 White-winged Warbler Bradypterus carpalis R-RR
493 Cinnamon Bracken Warbler Bradypterus cinnamomeus R-RR
494 Evergreen Forest Warbler Bradypterus lopezi R
495 Bamboo Warbler Bradypterus alfredi R-RR
496 African Moustached Warbler Melocichla mentalis R
497 River Warbler Locustella fluviatilis P-RR
498 Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus P
499 Eurasian Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus scirpaceus & fuscus P
500 African Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus baeticatus group PP
501 Marsh Warbler Acrocephalus palustris P
502 Great Reed Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus P
503 Lesser Swamp Warbler Acrocephalus gracilirostris R
504 Greater Swamp Warbler Acrocephalus rufescens R
505 Olive-tree Warbler Hippolais olivetorum P-RR
506 Icterine Warbler Hippolais icterina P
507 Papyrus Yellow Warbler Chloropeta gracilirostris R-RR-CC
508 African (Dark-capped) Yellow Warbler Chloropeta natalensis PP
509 Mountain Yellow Warbler Chloropeta similis R-RR
510 Green-capped Eremomela Eremomela scotops R
511 Black-collared Eremomela Eremomela atricollis R
512 Burnt-necked Eremomela Eremomela usticollis R
513 Yellow-bellied Eremomela Eremomela icteropygialis R
514 Red-capped Crombec Sylvietta ruficapilla R
515 Long-billed Crombec Sylvietta rufescens R
516 Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus P
517 Yellow-throated Warbler Phylloscopus ruficapilla R-RR
518 Laura’s Warbler Phylloscopus laurae R
519 Yellow-bellied Hyliota Hyliota flavigaster R
520 Southern Hyliota Hyliota australis R
521 Garden Warbler Sylvia borin P
522 Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla P-RR
523 Common Whitethroat Sylvia communis P
524 Chestnut-vented Tit-babbler Sylvia subcaerulea PP-RR
525 Brown Parisoma Sylvia lugens R-RR
526 Cloud Cisticola Cisticola textrix R-RR
527 Pale-crowned Cisticola Cisticola cinnamomeus R
528 Ayres's (Wing-snapping)Cisticola Cisticola ayresii R-RR
529 Black-tailed (Dambo)Cisticola Cisticola dambo R-RR
530 Fan-tailed (Zitting)Cisticola Cisticola juncidis R
531 Desert Cisticola Cisticola aridulus R
532 Croaking Cisticola Cisticola natalensis R
533 Stout Cisticola Cisticola robustus R
534 Wailing Cisticola Cisticola lais R-RR
535 Tinkling Cisticola Cisticola rufilatus R
536 Rattling Cisticola Cisticola chiniana R
537 Churring Cisticola Cisticola njombe R-RR-CC
538 Short-winged Cisticola Cisticola brachypterus R
539 Neddicky Cisticola fulvicapilla R
540 Long-tailed Neddicky Cisticola fulvicapilla angusticaudus R
541 Rock-loving (Lazy)Cisticola Cisticola aberrans R
542 Whistling Cisticola Cisticola lateralis R-RR
543 Trilling Cisticola Cisticola woosnami R
544 Red-faced Cisticola Cisticola erythrops R
545 Singing Cisticola Cisticola cantans R-RR
546 Black-lored Cisticola Cisticola nigriloris R-RR
547 Greater Black-backed (Luapula) Cisticola Cisticola galactotes R
548 Chirping Cisticola Cisticola pipiens R
549 Lesser Black-backed (Levaillant's) Cisticola Cisticola tinniens R
550 Tawny-flanked Prinia Prinia subflava R
551 Black-chested Prinia Prinia flavicans R-RR
552 White-chinned Prinia Prinia leucopogon R-RR
553 Red-winged Warbler Heliolais erythropterus R-RR
554 Yellow-breasted Apalis Apalis flavida R
555 Bar-throated Apalis Apalis thoracica R-RR
556 Grey Apalis Apalis cinerea R
557 Buff-throated Apalis Apalis rufogularis R-RR
558 Chestnut-headed Apalis Apalis chapini R-RR
559 Bleating Bush Warbler Camaroptera brachyura R
560 Miombo (Stierling's)Barred Warbler Camaroptera undosa R
561 Marico Flycatcher Bradornis mariquensis R-RR
562 Pallid (Pale) Flycatcher Bradornis pallidus R
563 Slaty Flycatcher Melaenornis chocolatinus R-RR
564 Southern Black Flycatcher Melaenornis pammelaina R
565 Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis P
566 Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata P
567 Dusky Flycatcher Muscicapa adusta PP
568 Swamp Flycatcher Muscicapa aquatica R-RR
569 Cassin’s Grey Flycatcher Muscicapa cassini R-RR
570 Ashy Flycatcher Muscicapa caerulescens R
571 Sooty Flycatcher Muscicapa infuscata R-RR
572 Böhm's Flycatcher Muscicapa boehmi R
573 Lead-coloured(Grey Tit-) Flycatcher Myioparus plumbeus R
574 Shrike Flycatcher Megabyas flammulatus R-RR-cc
575 Cape (Forest) Batis Batis capensis R-RR
576 Margaret’s Batis Batis margaritae R-RR-cc
577 Chinspot Batis Batis molitor R
578 Chestnut Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia castanea R-RR-cc
579 Black-throated Wattle-eye Platysteira peltata R
580 Livingstone’s Flycatcher Erythrocercus livingstonei R-RR
581 White-tailed Blue Flycatcher Elminia albicauda R
582 White-tailed Crested Flycatcher Elminia albonotata R-RR
583 Blue-mantled Flycatcher Trochocercus cyanomelas R
584 African Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone viridis A
585 Red-bellied Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone rufiventer R-RR
586 African Hill Babbler Pseudoalcippe abyssinica R-RR
587 Spotted Thrush-Babbler Ptyrticus turdinus R-RR-cc
588 Arrow-marked Babbler Turdoides jardineii R
589 White-rumped (Hartlaub's)Babbler Turdoides leucopygia R
590 Miombo Grey Tit Parus griseiventris R
591 Southern Black Tit Parus niger R
592 White-winged Black Tit Parus leucomelas R
593 Rufous-bellied Tit Parus rufiventris R
594 Grey Penduline Tit Anthoscopus caroli R
595 Spotted Creeper Salpornis spilonotus R
596 Red-and-blue(Anchieta's) Sunbird Anthreptes anchietae R
597 (Western) Violet-backed Sunbird Anthreptes longuemarei R
598 Collared Sunbird Anthreptes collaris R
599 Bates’s Sunbird Nectarinia batesi R-RR
600 Olive Sunbird Nectarinia olivacea R
601 Green-headed Sunbird Nectarinia verticalis R
602 Bannerman’s Sunbird Nectarinia bannermani R-RR
603 Green-throated Sunbird Nectarinia rubescens PP-RR
604 Black (Amethyst) Sunbird Nectarinia amethystina PP
605 Scarlet-chested Sunbird Nectarinia senegalensis PP
606 Yellow-bellied (Variable)Sunbird Nectarinia venusta R
607 (Southern) White-bellied Sunbird Nectarinia talatala PP
608 Oustalet’s White-bellied Sunbird Nectarinia oustaleti R-RR
609 Greater Double-collared Sunbird Nectarinia afra R-RR
610 Miombo Double-collared Sunbird Nectarinia manoensis R
611 Eastern Double-collared Sunbird Nectarinia mediocris R-RR
612 Shelley’s Sunbird Nectarinia shelleyi PP
613 Marico Sunbird Nectarinia mariquensis R
614 Orange-tufted Sunbird Nectarinia bouvieri R-RR
615 Purple-banded Sunbird Nectarinia bifasciata PP
616 Coppery Sunbird Nectarinia cuprea PP
617 Yellow-tufted Malachite Sunbird Nectarinia famosa R-RR
618 Scarlet-tufted Malachite Sunbird Nectarinia johnstoni R-RR
619 Bronze Sunbird Nectarinia kilimensis R-RR
620 Yellow White-eye Zosterops senegalensis R
621 Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus P
622 African Golden Oriole Oriolus auratus A
623 Eastern Black-headed Oriole Oriolus larvatus R
624 Sousa’s Shrike Lanius souzae R
625 Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio P
626 Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor P
627 Fiscal Shrike Lanius collaris R
628 Magpie (Long-tailed)Shrike Urolestes melanoleucus R
629 Brubru Nilaus afer R
630 Southern Puffback Dryoscopus cubla R
631 Marsh (Anchieta's) Tchagra Tchagra minutus R
632 Brown-headed Tchagra Tchagra australis R
633 Black-crowned Tchagra Tchagra senegalus R
634 Tropical Boubou Laniarius aethiopicus R
635 Swamp Boubou Laniarius bicolor R-RR
636 Crimson-breasted Shrike Laniarius atrococcineus R-RR
637 Fülleborn's Black Boubou Laniarius fuelleborni R-RR
638 Orange-breasted Bush Shrike Malaconotus sulfureopectus R
639 Many-coloured(Black-fronted) Bush Shrike Malaconotus multicolor R
640 Gorgeous (Perrin's) Bush Shrike Malaconotus viridis R-RR
641 Grey-headed Bush Shrike Malaconotus blanchoti R
642 White Helmet Shrike Prionops plumatus R
643 Retz’s Red-billed Helmet Shrike Prionops retzii R
644 Square-tailed Drongo Dicrurus ludwigii R
645 Fork-tailed Drongo Dicrurus adsimilis R
646 Pied Crow Corvus albus R
647 Black Crow Corvus capensis R-RR
648 White-necked Raven Corvus albicollis R
649 Waller’s (Red-winged)Starling Onychognathus walleri R-RR
650 African Red-winged Starling Onychognathus morio R
651 Slender-billed(Chestnut-winged) Starling Onychognathus tenuirostris R-RR
652 Cape Glossy Starling Lamprotornis nitens R-RR
653 Greater Blue-eared Starling Lamprotornis chalybaeus PP
654 Lesser(Miombo) Blue-eared Starling Lamprotornis chloropterus PP
655 Sharp-tailed Starling Lamprotornis acuticaudus R
656 Splendid Glossy Starling Lamprotornis splendidus A
657 Burchell’s Starling Lamprotornis australis R-RR
658 Southern(Meve's) Long-tailed Starling Lamprotornis mevesii R
659 Sharpe's Starling Cinnyricinclus sharpii PP-RR
660 Amethst(Plum-coloured/Violet-backed) Starling Cinnyricinclus leucogaster A
661 White-winged Starling Neocichla gutturalis R-RR
662 Wattled Starling Creatophora cinerea A
663 Yellow-billed Oxpecker Buphagus africanus R-cc
664 Red-billed Oxpecker Buphagus erythrorhynchus R-cc
665 House Sparrow Passer domesticus R
666 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow Passer griseus R
667 Southern Grey-headed Sparrow Passer diffusus R
668 Yellow-throated Petronia Petronia superciliaris R
669 Red-billed Buffalo Weaver Bubalornis niger R-RR
670 Scaly-feathered Finch Sporopipes squamifrons PP-RR
671 White-browed Sparrow-weaver Plocepasser mahali R
672 Chestnut-mantled Sparrow-weaver Plocepasser rufoscapulatus R
673 Baglafecht Weaver Ploceus baglafecht R-RR
674 Bertram’s Weaver Ploceus bertrandi R-RR
675 Slender-billed Weaver Ploceus pelzelni R-RR
676 Spectacled Weaver Ploceus ocularis R
677 Bocage’s Weaver Ploceus temporalis R-RR
678 Large (Holub's)Golden Weaver Ploceus xanthops R
679 Southern Brown-throated Weaver Ploceus xanthopterus R-RR
680 Lesser Masked Weaver Ploceus intermedius R
681 African Masked Weaver Ploceus velatus R
682 Katanga Masked Weaver Ploceus velatus katangae R-RR
683 Lake Tanganyika Weaver Ploceus reichardi R-RR
684 Spotted-backed (Village)Weaver Ploceus cucullatus R
685 Yellow-backed Weaver Ploceus melanocephalus R-RR
686 Compact Weaver Ploceus superciliosus R-RR
687 Dark-backed (Forest)Weaver Ploceus bicolor R
688 Bar-winged Weaver Ploceus angolensis R-cc
689 Olive-headed Weaver Ploceus olivaceiceps R-RR-CC
690 Red-headed Weaver Anaplectes melanotis R
691 Cardinal Quelea Quelea cardinalis A-RR
692 Red-headed Quelea Quelea erythrops A
693 Red-billed Quelea Quelea quelea PP
694 Yellow-crowned Bishop Euplectes afer PP
695 Black-winged(Fire-crowned) Bishop Euplectes hordeaceus R
696 Red Bishop Euplectes orix R
697 Yellow-rumped (Yellow)Bishop Euplectes capensis R
698 Red-shouldered Whydah Euplectes axillaris R
699 Yellow-mantled Whydah Euplectes macrourus R
700 White-winged Whydah Euplectes albonotatus R
701 Red-collared Whydah Euplectes ardens R
702 Long-tailed Whydah Euplectes progne R-RR
703 Marsh Whydah Euplectes hartlaubi R
704 Mountain Marsh Whydah Euplectes psammocromius R-RR
705 Thick-billed Weaver Amblyospiza albifrons PP
706 Green-winged Pytilia (Melba Finch) Pytilia melba R
707 Orange-winged Pytilia Pytilia afra PP
708 Red-faced Crimsonwing Cryptospiza reichenovii R-RR
709 Black-bellied Seed-cracker Pyrenestes ostrinus R-RR
710 Red-throated Twinspot Hypargos niveoguttatus R
711 Green Twinspot Mandingoa nitidula R-RR
712 Brown Firefinch Lagonosticta rufopicta R
713 Red-billed Firefinch Lagonosticta senegala R
714 Blue-billed (African)Firefinch Lagonosticta rubricata R
715 Jameson’s Firefinch Lagonosticta rhodopareia R
716 Black-tailed Grey Waxbill Estrilda perreini R
717 Swee Waxbill Estrilda melanotis R-RR
718 Fawn-breasted Waxbill Estrilda paludicola R
719 Orange-cheeked Waxbill Estrilda melpoda R-RR
720 Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild R
721 Black-cheeked Waxbill Estrilda erythronotos R-RR
722 Blue Waxbill Uraeginthus angolensis R
723 Red-cheeked Cordon-bleu Uraeginthus bengalus R
724 Violet-eared Waxbill Uraeginthus granatinus R
725 Zebra (Orange-breasted)Waxbill Amandava subflava R
726 Locust Finch Paludipasser locustella R
727 African Quailfinch Ortygospiza atricollis R
728 Black-chinned Quailfinch Ortygospiza gabonensis R
729 Bronze Mannikin Spermestes cucullata R
730 Red-backed Mannikin Spermestes bicolor R
731 Pied (Magpie) Mannikin Spermestes fringilloides PP
732 Cut-throat Finch Amadina fasciata PP
733 Village Indigobird Vidua chalybeata R
734 Dusky Indigobird Vidua purpurascens R
735 Variable Indigobird Vidua funerea R
736 Green Indigobird Vidua codringtoni R-RR
737 Pin-tailed Widow Vidua macroura R
738 Shaft-tailed Widow Vidua regia R-RR
739 Long-tailed Paradise Widow Vidua paradisaea R
740 Broad-tailed Paradise Widow Vidua obtusa PP
741 Parasitic Weaver Anomalospiza imberbis PP (725.5)
742 Cape Canary Serinus canicollis R-RR
743 African Citril Serinus citrinelloides R-RR
744 Black-faced Canary Serinus capistratus PP
745 Black-throated Canary Serinus atrogularis R
746 Yellow-fronted(Yellow-eyed) Canary Serinus mozambicus R
747 Yellow Canary Serinus flaviventris PP-RR
748 Bully (Brimstone) Canary Serinus sulphuratus R
749 Black-eared Seed-eater Serinus mennelli R
750 Streaky-headed Seed-eater Serinus gularis R-RR
751 Stripe-breasted Seed-eater Serinus reichardi R
752 Streaky Seed-eater Serinus striolatus R-RR
753 Lark-like Bunting Emberiza impetuani PP-RR
754 Cinnamon-breasted Rock Bunting Emberiza tahapisi A
755 Cape Buntingr Emberiza capensis R-RR
756 Golden-breasted Bunting Emberiza flaviventris PP
757 Cabanis’s Bunting Emberiza cabanisi R