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BIRD WATCHING IN AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK

Birding Akagera National Park, Rwanda’S Important Bird Area Destination

Akagera National Park is one of national parks in Rwanda. It’s located in the Eastern part of the country. It also the only savanah park in Rwanda. Being home to approximatley 469bird species of which include both migrant and resident bird species, makes Akagera national park one of the prime biring detinations in Rwanda.

The birding check list in Akagera National park has about 469 bird species. 100 species of which can not be seen in any other national park or protected area in Rwanda. This park the second Rwanda’s important birding destination area. The first being Nyungwe forest national park.

What is the perfect Time for Bird Watching in Akagera National Park?

Birding in Akagera National park can be done any time of the year. This is so because each season has got interesting birds that can be seen. However knowing which bird species are active during a certain time period helps you to plan your bird watching safari to Akagera national park well.

Between the months of June to September, the park experiences a dry season. This is the best time for sighting francolins, nightjars, owls as well as a number of wetland birds.

The early rains in October give way to lapwings and a number of grassland bird species to be seen. A number of songbirds are seen to be active in months of September to November also sighted between March and April.

The perfect time of sighting colonial breading birds like herons, darters, cormorants, storks and ibises is between February and July. While residents can be seen all year round, migratory bird species are only seen from November to April.

AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK BIRDING CHECK LIST

Below are the most common Bird Check list in Akagera national Park

  • Amur falcon
  • Beaudouin’s snake eagle
  • Blue-shouldered robin-chat
  • Booted eagle
  • Brown-chested lapwing
  • Cabanis’s bunting
  • Carruthers’s cisticola
  • Crested barbet
  • Denham’s bustard
  • Dimorphic egret
  • Eleonora’s falcon
  • Grasshopper buzzard
  • Northern brown-throated weaver
  • Papyrus gonolek
  • Red-faced barbet
  • Red-winged francolin
  • Ring-necked francolin
  • Shelley’s francolin
  • Shoebill
  • Short-tailed pipit
  • Slate-coloured boubou
  • Sooty falcon
  • Souza’s shrike
  • Striped pipit
  • Tabora cisticola
  • Western reef heron
  • White-winged swamp warbler
  • Yellow-bellied eremomela

Full list of the Check list

ANSERIFORMES: Anatidae
White-faced Whistling Duck Dendrocygna viduata
Fulvous Whistling Duck Dendrocygna bicolor
Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca
Hottentot Teal Spatula hottentota
Yellow-billed Duck Anas undulata
Red-billed Teal Anas erythrorhyncha
White-backed Duck Thalassornis leuconotus
Spur-winged Goose Plectropterus gambensis
Comb Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos
African Pygmy Goose Nettapus auritus
 
GALLIFORMES: Numididae
Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris
 
GALLIFORMES: Phasianidae
Harlequin Quail Coturnix delegorguei
Blue Quail Synoicus adansonii
Hildebrandt’s Francolin Pternistis hildebrandti
Scaly Francolin Pternistis squamatus
Red-necked Spurfowl Pternistis afer
Crested Francolin Dendroperdix sephaena Rare/Accidental
Coqui Francolin Peliperdix coqui
Ring-necked Francolin Scleroptila streptophora
Red-winged Francolin Scleroptila levaillantii
Shelley’s Francolin Scleroptila shelleyi
 
PHOENICOPTERIFORMES: Podicipedidae
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis
 
COLUMBIFORMES: Columbidae
Speckled Pigeon Columba guinea
Dusky Turtle Dove Streptopelia lugens
Mourning Collared Dove Streptopelia decipiens
Red-eyed Dove Streptopelia semitorquata
Ring-necked Dove Streptopelia capicola
Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis
African Green Pigeon Treron calvus
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove Turtur chalcospilos
Blue-spotted Wood Dove Turtur afer
Tambourine Dove Turtur tympanistria
Namaqua Dove Oena capensis
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Caprimulgidae
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus
Fiery-necked Nightjar Caprimulgus pectoralis
Swamp Nightjar Caprimulgus natalensis
Freckled Nightjar Caprimulgus tristigma
Mozambique Nightjar Caprimulgus fossii
Pennant-winged Nightjar Caprimulgus vexillarius
 
CAPRIMULGIFORMES: Apodidae
African Palm Swift Cypsiurus parvus
Mottled Swift Tachymarptis aequatorialis
White-rumped Swift Apus caffer
Horus Swift Apus horus
Little Swift Apus affinis
African Swift Apus barbatus
Common Swift Apus apus
 
CUCULIFORMES: Cuculidae
Blue-headed Coucal Centropus monachus
White-browed Coucal Centropus superciliosus
African Black Coucal Centropus grillii
Yellowbill Ceuthmochares aereus
Jacobin Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus
Levaillant’s Cuckoo Clamator levaillantii
Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius
Thick-billed Cuckoo Pachycoccyx audeberti
Klaas’s Cuckoo Chrysococcyx klaas
African Emerald Cuckoo Chrysococcyx cupreus
Diederick Cuckoo Chrysococcyx caprius
Red-chested Cuckoo Cuculus solitarius
Black Cuckoo Cuculus clamosus
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus
African Cuckoo Cuculus gularis
 
GRUIFORMES: Rallidae
African Rail Rallus caerulescens
African Crake Crex egregia
Corncrake Crex crex Rare/Accidental
Black Crake Zapornia flavirostra
Baillon’s Crake Zapornia pusilla
Striped Crake Amaurornis marginalis Rare/Accidental
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
Lesser Moorhen Gallinula angulata
Red-knobbed Coot Fulica cristata
 
GRUIFORMES: Sarothruridae
Red-chested Flufftail Sarothrura rufa
 
GRUIFORMES: Heliornithidae
African Finfoot Podica senegalensis
 
GRUIFORMES: Gruidae
Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum
 
OTIDIFORMES: Otididae
Black-bellied Bustard Lissotis melanogaster
Denham’s Bustard Ardeotis denhami
 
MUSOPHAGIFORMES: Musophagidae
Eastern Grey Plantain-eater Crinifer zonurus
Bare-faced Go-away-bird Corythaixoides personatus
Purple-crested Turaco Gallirex porphyreolophus
White-crested Turaco Tauraco leucolophus Rare/Accidental
Ross’s Turaco Tauraco rossae
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ciconiidae
Marabou Leptoptilos crumenifer
Yellow-billed Stork Mycteria ibis
African Openbill Anastomus lamelligerus
Abdim’s Stork Ciconia abdimii
Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus
European White Stork Ciconia ciconia
Saddle-bill Stork Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis
 
PELECANIFORMES: Pelecanidae
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus
Pink-backed Pelican Pelecanus rufescens
 
PELECANIFORMES: Scopidae
Hamerkop Scopus umbretta
 
PELECANIFORMES: Balaenicipitidae
Shoebill Balaeniceps rex
 
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae
Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus
Dwarf Bittern Ixobrychus sturmii
Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
Striated Heron Butorides striata
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides
Madagascar Pond Heron Ardeola idae
Rufous-bellied Heron Ardeola rufiventris
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
Black-headed Heron Ardea melanocephala
Goliath Heron Ardea goliath
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
Great Egret Ardea alba
Intermediate Egret Ardea intermedia
Black Heron Egretta ardesiaca Rare/Accidental
Little Egret Egretta garzetta
 
PELECANIFORMES: Threskiornithidae
African Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus
African Spoonbill Platalea alba
Hadada Ibis Bostrychia hagedash
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
 
PELECANIFORMES: Phalacrocoracidae
Long-tailed Cormorant Microcarbo africanus
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
 
PELECANIFORMES: Anhingidae
African Darter Anhinga rufa
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae
Water Thick-knee Burhinus vermiculatus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Recurvirostridae
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Charadriidae
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola Rare/Accidental
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
Kittlitz’s Plover Charadrius pecuarius
Three-banded Plover Charadrius tricollaris
Forbes’s Plover Charadrius forbesi Rare/Accidental
Long-toed Lapwing Vanellus crassirostris
Spur-winged Lapwing Vanellus spinosus
Senegal Lapwing Vanellus lugubris
Crowned Lapwing Vanellus coronatus
African Wattled Lapwing Vanellus senegallus
Brown-chested Lapwing Vanellus superciliosus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Rostratulidae
Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Jacanidae
African Jacana Actophilornis africanus
Lesser Jacana Microparra capensis
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Scolopacidae
Ruff Calidris pugnax
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
Little Stint Calidris minuta
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Turnicidae
Common Buttonquail Turnix sylvaticus
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Glareolidae
Bronze-winged Courser Rhinoptilus chalcopterus
Temminck’s Courser Cursorius temminckii
Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola
 
CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus
 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Sagittariidae
Secretary-bird Sagittarius serpentarius Rare/Accidental
 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Pandionidae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
 
ACCIPITRIFORMES: Accipitridae
Black-winged Kite Elanus caeruleus
European Honey Buzzard Pernis apivorus
African Cuckoo Hawk Aviceda cuculoides
African Harrier Hawk Polyboroides typus
Palm-nut Vulture Gypohierax angolensis Rare/Accidental
Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus
Beaudouin’s Snake Eagle Circaetus beaudouini Rare/Accidental
Black-chested Snake Eagle Circaetus pectoralis
Brown Snake Eagle Circaetus cinereus
Western Banded Snake Eagle Circaetus cinerascens
White-headed Vulture Trigonoceps occipitalis
Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monachus
White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus
Rüppell’s Vulture Gyps rueppelli
Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotos
Bat Hawk Macheiramphus alcinus
Crowned Eagle Stephanoaetus coronatus
Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus
Long-crested Eagle Lophaetus occipitalis
Lesser Spotted Eagle Clanga pomarina
Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax
Steppe Eagle Aquila nipalensis
African Hawk Eagle Aquila spilogaster
Wahlberg’s Eagle Hieraaetus wahlbergi
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus
Ayres’s Eagle Hieraaetus ayresii
Lizard Buzzard Kaupifalco monogrammicus
Dark Chanting Goshawk Melierax metabates Rare/Accidental
Gabar Goshawk Micronisus gabar
Western Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus
African Marsh Harrier Circus ranivorus
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus
Montagu’s Harrier Circus pygargus
African Goshawk Accipiter tachiro
Shikra Accipiter badius
Little Sparrowhawk Accipiter minullus
Ovambo Sparrowhawk Accipiter ovampensis
Black Sparrowhawk Accipiter melanoleucus
African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer
Black Kite Milvus migrans
Augur Buzzard Buteo augur
Eurasian Buzzard Buteo buteo
 
STRIGIFORMES: Tytonidae
Common Barn Owl Tyto alba
 
STRIGIFORMES: Strigidae
Pearl-spotted Owlet Glaucidium perlatum
African Scops Owl Otus senegalensis
Southern White-faced Owl Ptilopsis granti
Marsh Owl Asio capensis
African Wood Owl Strix woodfordii
Spotted Eagle Owl Bubo africanus
Verreaux’s Eagle Owl Bubo lacteus
 
COLIIFORMES: Coliidae
Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus
Blue-naped Mousebird Urocolius macrourus
 
TROGONIFORMES: Trogonidae
Narina’s Trogon Apaloderma narina
 
BUCEROTIFORMES: Bucerotidae
Crowned Hornbill Tockus alboterminatus
African Grey Hornbill Tockus nasutus
 
BUCEROTIFORMES: Upupidae
Common Hoopoe Upupa epops Rare/Accidental
 
BUCEROTIFORMES: Phoeniculidae
Green Wood-hoopoe Phoeniculus purpureus
Common Scimitarbill Rhinopomastus cyanomelas
 
PICIFORMES: Indicatoridae
Lesser Honeyguide Indicator minor
Scaly-throated Honeyguide Indicator variegatus
Greater Honeyguide Indicator indicator
 
PICIFORMES: Picidae
Rufous-breasted Wryneck Jynx ruficollis
Bennett’s Woodpecker Campethera bennettii
Nubian Woodpecker Campethera nubica
Golden-tailed Woodpecker Campethera abingoni
Green-backed Woodpecker Campethera cailliautii
Cardinal Woodpecker Dendropicos fuscescens
Bearded Woodpecker Chloropicus namaquus
Grey Woodpecker Mesopicos goertae
 
PICIFORMES: Ramphastidae
Crested Barbet Trachyphonus vaillantii
Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird Pogoniulus bilineatus
Yellow-fronted Tinkerbird Pogoniulus chrysoconus
Spot-flanked Barbet Tricholaema lacrymosa
White-headed Barbet Lybius leucocephalus Rare/Accidental
Red-faced Barbet Lybius rubrifacies
Black-collared Barbet Lybius torquatus
Double-toothed Barbet Pogonornis bidentatus
 
CORACIIFORMES: Meropidae
White-throated Bee-eater Merops albicollis
Southern Carmine Bee-eater Merops nubicoides
Olive Bee-eater Merops superciliosus
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster
Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater Merops lafresnayii
Blue-breasted Bee-eater Merops variegatus
Little Bee-eater Merops pusillus
 
CORACIIFORMES: Coraciidae
Rufous-crowned Roller Coracias naevius Rare/Accidental
Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus
European Roller Coracias garrulus
Broad-billed Roller Eurystomus glaucurus
 
CORACIIFORMES: Alcedinidae
African Pygmy Kingfisher Ispidina picta
African Malachite Kingfisher Corythornis cristatus
Half-collared Kingfisher Alcedo semitorquata Rare/Accidental
Giant Kingfisher Megaceryle maxima
Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis
Grey-headed Kingfisher Halcyon leucocephala
Striped Kingfisher Halcyon chelicuti
Woodland Kingfisher Halcyon senegalensis
 
FALCONIFORMES: Falconidae
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni
Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
Grey Kestrel Falco ardosiaceus
Red-necked Falcon Falco chicquera
Amur Falcon Falco amurensis
Sooty Falcon Falco concolor
Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo
African Hobby Falco cuvierii
Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittacidae
Brown Parrot Poicephalus meyeri
 
PSITTACIFORMES: Psittaculidae
Red-headed Lovebird Agapornis pullarius
 
PASSERIFORMES: Campephagidae
Black Cuckooshrike Campephaga flava
 
PASSERIFORMES: Oriolidae
Eastern Black-headed Oriole Oriolus larvatus
Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus
African Golden Oriole Oriolus auratus
 
PASSERIFORMES: Platysteiridae
Chinspot Batis Batis molitor
Brown-throated Wattle-eye Platysteira cyanea
 
PASSERIFORMES: Vangidae
White-crested Helmet-shrike Prionops plumatus
 
PASSERIFORMES: Malaconotidae
Grey-headed Bush-shrike Malaconotus blanchoti
Black-backed Puffback Dryoscopus cubla
Northern Puffback Dryoscopus gambensis
Blackcap Bush-shrike Bocagia minuta
Brown-crowned Tchagra Tchagra australis
Black-crowned Tchagra Tchagra senegalus
Brubru Nilaus afer
Orange-breasted Bush-shrike Chlorophoneus sulfureopectus
Slate-coloured Boubou Laniarius funebris
Lühder’s Bush-shrike Laniarius luehderi
Tropical Boubou Laniarius aethiopicus
Black-headed Gonolek Laniarius erythrogaster
Papyrus Gonolek Laniarius mufumbiri
 
PASSERIFORMES: Dicruridae
Fork-tailed Drongo Dicrurus adsimilis
 
PASSERIFORMES: Laniidae
Souza’s Shrike Lanius souzae
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio
Mackinnon’s Shrike Lanius mackinnoni
Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor
Grey-backed Fiscal Lanius excubitoroides
Northern Fiscal Lanius humeralis
 
PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae
White-necked Raven Corvus albicollis
Pied Crow Corvus albus
 
PASSERIFORMES: Monarchidae
Blue-mantled Paradise-flycatcher Trochocercus cyanomelas
African Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone viridis
 
PASSERIFORMES: Nectariniidae
Collared Sunbird Hedydipna collaris
Green-headed Sunbird Cyanomitra verticalis
Scarlet-chested Sunbird Chalcomitra senegalensis
Bronzy Sunbird Nectarinia kilimensis
Olive-bellied Sunbird Cinnyris chloropygius
Mariqua Sunbird Cinnyris mariquensis
Red-chested Sunbird Cinnyris erythrocercus
Purple-banded Sunbird Cinnyris bifasciatus
Variable Sunbird Cinnyris venustus
Copper Sunbird Cinnyris cupreus
 
PASSERIFORMES: Ploceidae
Grosbeak Weaver Amblyospiza albifrons
Cardinal Quelea Quelea cardinalis
Red-headed Quelea Quelea erythrops
Red-billed Quelea Quelea quelea
Red-collared Widowbird Euplectes ardens
Black-winged Bishop Euplectes hordeaceus
Southern Red Bishop Euplectes orix
Yellow Bishop Euplectes capensis
Fan-tailed Widowbird Euplectes axillaris
White-winged Widowbird Euplectes albonotatus
Baglafecht Weaver Ploceus baglafecht
Slender-billed Weaver Ploceus pelzelni
Spectacled Weaver Ploceus ocularis
Black-necked Weaver Ploceus nigricollis
Black-billed Weaver Ploceus melanogaster
Holub’s Weaver Ploceus xanthops
Northern Brown-throated Weaver Ploceus castanops
Lesser Masked Weaver Ploceus intermedius
Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus
Vieillot’s Weaver Ploceus nigerrimus
Black-headed Weaver Ploceus melanocephalus
Compact Weaver Ploceus superciliosus
Red-headed Weaver Anaplectes rubriceps
 
PASSERIFORMES: Estrildidae
Red-billed Firefinch Lagonosticta senegala
African Firefinch Lagonosticta rubricata
Orange-winged Pytilia Pytilia afra
Green-winged Pytilia Pytilia melba
Peters’s Twinspot Hypargos niveoguttatus
Red-cheeked Cordon-bleu Uraeginthus bengalus
Red-headed Bluebill Spermophaga ruficapilla
Fawn-breasted Waxbill Estrilda paludicola
Crimson-rumped Waxbill Estrilda rhodopyga
Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild
Black-crowned Waxbill Estrilda nonnula
Black-faced Waxbill Estrilda erythronotos
Green-backed Twinspot Mandingoa nitidula
Grey-headed Negrofinch Nigrita canicapillus
Black-chinned Quailfinch Ortygospiza gabonensis
Zebra Waxbill Amandava subflava
Bronze Mannikin Spermestes cucullata
Black-and-white Mannikin Spermestes bicolor
 
PASSERIFORMES: Viduidae
Pin-tailed Whydah Vidua macroura
Eastern Paradise Whydah Vidua paradisaea Rare/Accidental
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah Vidua obtusa Rare/Accidental
Village Indigobird Vidua chalybeata
Parasitic Weaver Anomalospiza imberbis
 
PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae
House Sparrow Passer domesticus Introduced species
Northern Grey-headed Sparrow Passer griseus
 
PASSERIFORMES: Motacillidae
Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis
Striped Pipit Anthus lineiventris
Plain-backed Pipit Anthus leucophrys
African Pipit Anthus cinnamomeus
Long-billed Pipit Anthus similis
Yellow-throated Longclaw Macronyx croceus
Cape Wagtail Motacilla capensis
Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
African Wagtail Motacilla aguimp
 
PASSERIFORMES: Fringillidae
Western Citril Crithagra frontalis
Papyrus Canary Crithagra koliensis
Black-throated Canary Crithagra atrogularis
Yellow-fronted Canary Crithagra mozambica
Brimstone Canary Crithagra sulphurata
Streaky Canary Crithagra striolata
Thick-billed Canary Crithagra burtoni
 
PASSERIFORMES: Emberizidae
Cabanis’s Bunting Fringillaria cabanisi
Golden-breasted Bunting Fringillaria flaviventris
Cinnamon-breasted Bunting Fringillaria tahapisi
 
PASSERIFORMES: Stenostiridae
Blue-and-white Crested-flycatcher Elminia albicauda
 
PASSERIFORMES: Paridae
Northern Black Tit Melaniparus leucomelas
 
PASSERIFORMES: Remizidae
Grey Penduline Tit Anthoscopus caroli
 
PASSERIFORMES: Alaudidae
Rufous-naped Lark Mirafra africana
Flappet Lark Mirafra rufocinnamomea
Red-capped Lark Calandrella cinerea
 
PASSERIFORMES: Macrosphenidae
Red-faced Crombec Sylvietta whytii
Moustached Grass Warbler Melocichla mentalis
 
PASSERIFORMES: Cisticolidae
Yellow-bellied Eremomela Eremomela icteropygialis
Senegal Eremomela Eremomela pusilla Rare/Accidental
Green-capped Eremomela Eremomela scotops
White-chinned Prinia Schistolais leucopogon
Yellow-breasted Apalis Apalis flavida
Grey Apalis Apalis cinerea
Buff-bellied Warbler Phyllolais pulchella
Miombo Wren Warbler Calamonastes undosus
Grey-backed Camaroptera Camaroptera brachyura
Grey-capped Warbler Eminia lepida
Red-faced Cisticola Cisticola erythrops
Singing Cisticola Cisticola cantans
Trilling Cisticola Cisticola woosnami
Chubb’s Cisticola Cisticola chubbi
Winding Cisticola Cisticola galactotes
Carruthers’s Cisticola Cisticola carruthersi
Stout Cisticola Cisticola robustus
Croaking Cisticola Cisticola natalensis
Short-winged Cisticola Cisticola brachypterus
Long-tailed Cisticola Cisticola angusticauda
Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis
Wing-snapping Cisticola Cisticola ayresii
Tawny-flanked Prinia Prinia subflava
 
PASSERIFORMES: Locustellidae
Fan-tailed Grassbird Schoenicola brevirostris
Eastern Rush Warbler Bradypterus centralis
White-winged Swamp Warbler Bradypterus carpalis
 
PASSERIFORMES: Acrocephalidae
Olivaceous Warbler Iduna pallida
Dark-capped Yellow Warbler Iduna natalensis
Icterine Warbler Hippolais icterina
Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus
Common Reed Warbler Acrocephalus scirpaceus
Lesser Swamp Warbler Acrocephalus gracilirostris
Greater Swamp Warbler Acrocephalus rufescens
Great Reed Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus
 
PASSERIFORMES: Hirundinidae
Grey-rumped Swallow Pseudhirundo griseopyga
White-headed Saw-wing Psalidoprocne albiceps
Northern House Martin Delichon urbicum
Lesser Striped Swallow Cecropis abyssinica
Rufous-chested Swallow Cecropis semirufa Rare/Accidental
Mosque Swallow Cecropis senegalensis
Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica
Wire-tailed Swallow Hirundo smithii
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Angolan Swallow Hirundo angolensis
Rock Martin Ptyonoprogne fuligula
Banded Martin Neophedina cincta
Sand Martin Riparia riparia
 
PASSERIFORMES: Pycnonotidae
Yellow-throated Greenbul Atimastillas flavicollis
Shelley’s Greenbul Arizelocichla masukuensis
Cabanis’s Greenbul Phyllastrephus cabanisi
Common Bulbul Pycnonotus barbatus
 
PASSERIFORMES: Phylloscopidae
Wood Warbler Rhadina sibilatrix Rare/Accidental
Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus
 
PASSERIFORMES: Sylviidae
Eurasian Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla Rare/Accidental
Garden Warbler Sylvia borin
Common Whitethroat Curruca communis Rare/Accidental
 
PASSERIFORMES: Zosteropidae
African Yellow White-eye Zosterops senegalensis
 
PASSERIFORMES: Leiothrichidae
Black-lored Babbler Turdoides sharpei
Arrow-marked Babbler Turdoides jardineii
 
PASSERIFORMES: Buphagidae
Red-billed Oxpecker Buphagus erythrorhynchus
Yellow-billed Oxpecker Buphagus africanus
 
PASSERIFORMES: Sturnidae
Wattled Starling Creatophora cinerea
Rüppell’s Glossy Starling Lamprotornis purpuroptera
Splendid Glossy Starling Lamprotornis splendidus
Greater Blue-eared Starling Lamprotornis chalybaeus
Amethyst Starling Cinnyricinclus leucogaster
 
PASSERIFORMES: Muscicapidae
Brown-backed Scrub Robin Cercotrichas hartlaubi
White-browed Scrub Robin Cercotrichas leucophrys
Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata
Ashy Flycatcher Muscicapa caerulescens
Swamp Flycatcher Muscicapa aquatica
African Dusky Flycatcher Muscicapa adusta
Grey Tit Flycatcher Myioparus plumbeus
Pale Flycatcher Bradornis pallidus
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher Melaenornis fischeri
Southern Black Flycatcher Melaenornis pammelaina
White-browed Robin Chat Cossypha heuglini
Snowy-crowned Robin Chat Cossypha niveicapilla
Red-capped Robin Chat Cossypha natalensis
Grey-winged Akalat Sheppardia polioptera
Semi-collared Flycatcher Ficedula semitorquata Rare/Accidental
Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis
Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus Rare/Accidental
Common Rock Thrush Monticola saxatilis Rare/Accidental
Whinchat Saxicola rubetra
African Stonechat Saxicola torquatus
Sooty Chat Myrmecocichla nigra
Arnott’s Chat Myrmecocichla arnotti
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
Capped Wheatear Oenanthe pileata Rare/Accidental
Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina Rare/Accidental
Familiar Chat Oenanthe familiaris
Mocking Cliff Chat Thamnolaea cinnamomeiventris
 
PASSERIFORMES: Turdidae
African Thrush Turdus pelios

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