Birds

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OSTRICH Struthio camelus

GREAT CRESTED GREBE Podiceps cristatus
       Little Grebe Podiceps ruficollis
       Red-necked Grebe Podiceps griseigena

FULMAR Fulmarus glacialis

WHITE PELICAN Pelecanus onocrotalus
       Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis

CORMORANT Phalacrocorax carbo
       Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis
       Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
       Reed Cormorant Phalacrocorax africanus

FRIGATE BIRD Fregata magnificens

HERON Ardea cinerea
       Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
       Goliath Heron Ardea goliath
       Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
       Black-headed Heron Ardea melanocephala
       Little Egret Egretta garzetta
       Great White Heron Egretta alba
       Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea
       Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
       Boatbilled Heron Cochlearius cochlearius
       Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides

BITTERN Botaurus stellaris

WHITE STORK Ciconia ciconia
       Black Stork Ciconia nigra
       Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia
       African Spoonbill Platalea alba
       Abdims Stork Sphenorynchus abdimii
       Woollynecked Stork Dissoura episcopus
       Marabou Stork Leptoptilos crumeniferus
       Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopica
       Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
       Hadada Ibis Hagedashia hagedash
       Yellow-billed Stork Ibis ibis
       Hamerkop Scopus umbretta
       Saddle-billed Stork Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis

GREATER FLAMINGO Phoenicopterus ruber
       Lesser flamingo Phoenicopterus minor

CANADA GOOSE Branta canadensis
       Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis
       Brent Goose Branta bernicla
       Pale-bellied Brent Goose Branta bernicla hrota
       Grey Lag Goose Anser anser
       White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons
      Bean Goose Anser fabalis
       Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus
       Snow Goose Anser caerulescens
       Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca

MUTE SWAN Cygnus olor
       Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus
       Bewick's Swan Cygnus bewickii
       Black Swan Cygnus atratus


MALLARD Anas platyrhynchos
       Teal Anas crecca
       Wigeon Anas penelope
       Garganey Anas querquedula
       Shoveler Anas clypeata
       Pintail Anas acuta
       Gadwall Anas strepera
       Shelduck Tadorna tadorna
       Red-billed Duck Anas erythrorhyncha
       Cape Teal Anas capensis
       Yellowbilled Duck Anas undulata
       Knob-billed Duck Sarkidiornis melanotus
       White-faced Whistling Duck Dendrocygna viduata

POCHARD Aythya ferina
       Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula
       Scaup Aythya marila
       Eider Somateria mollissima
       Common Scoter Melanitta nigra
       Goldeneye Bucephala clangula
      Barrow's Goldeneye Bucephala islandica
       Smew Mergus albellus
       Goosander Mergus merganser
       Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator

BUZZARD Buteo buteo
      Roughlegged Buzzard Buteo lagopus
       Augur Buzzard Buteo rufofuscus
       Honey Buzzard Pernis aprivorus
KESTREL Falco tinnunculus
       Peregrine Falco peregrinus
       Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus
       Merlin Falco columbarius
       Pygmy Falcon Poliohierax semitoquatus
KITE Milvus milvus
       Black Kite Milvus migrans
GOSHAWK Accipiter gentilis
       Sparrow Hawk Accipiter nisus
       Pale Chanting Goshawk Melierax poliopterus
GOLDEN EAGLE Aquila chrysaetos
       White-tailed Eagle Haliaëtus albicilla
       Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax
       Short-toed Eagle Circaëtus gallicus
       Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus
       Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus
       African Fish Eagle Cuncuma vocifer
       Osprey Pandion haliaëtus
MARH HARRIER Circus aeruginosus
      Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus
      Souther Caracara Caracara plancus
       Secretary Bird Sagittarius serpentarius
       Longcrested Eagle Lophoaetus occipitalis
      Crowned Eagle Stephanoaetus coronatus

GRIFFON VULTURE Gyps fulvus
       Nubian Vulture Torgos tracheliotus
       Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monachus
       Turkey Vulture Coragyps atratus
       Rüppels Griffon Vulture Gyps ruppellii
       African White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus

PARTRIDGE Perdix perdix
       Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
       Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix
       Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus
       Ptarmigan Lagopus mutus
       Red-legged Partridge Alectoris rufa
       Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris
       Vulturine Guineafowl Acryllium vulturinum
       Yellow-necked Francolin Pternistis leucoscepus
       Francolin Pternistis cranchii
       Jacksons Francolin Francolinus jacsoni
       Red-necked Spurfowl Francolinus afer
       Peacock Pavo cristatus
       Crested Guan Penelope purpurascens

African Jacana Actophilornis africana

CRANE Grus grus
       Crowned Crane Balearica pavonia
       Coot Fulica atra
       American Coot Fulica americana
      Water Rail Rallus aquaticus
       Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
       Kori Bustard Ardeotis kori
       Black-bellied Bustard Lissotis melanogaster
       White-bellied Bustard Eupodotis senegalensis

OYSTERCATCHER Haematopus ostralegus
       Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
       Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus
       Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria
       Grey Plover Squatarola squatarola
       Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Lapwing Vanellus vanellus
       Spure-winged Plover Vanellus spinosus
       Crowned Plover Vanellus coronatus
       Blacksmith Plover Vanellus armatus
       Wattled Plover Vanellus senegallus
       Longtoed Plover Vanellus crassirostris
Dunlin Calidris alpina
       Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferrugineus
       Sanderling Calidris alba
       Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima
       Knot Calidris canutus
       Temmincks Stint Calidris temminckii
       Little Stint Calidris minuta
       Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri
Greenshank Tringa nebularia
       Common Sandpiper Tringa hypoleucos
       Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
       Redshank Tringa totanus
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa
       Bartailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
Curlew Numenius arquata
       Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
       Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus
       Snipe Gallinago gallinago
       Ruff Philomachus pugnax
       Stilt Himantopus himantopus
       Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta
       Spotted Thickknee Burhinus capensis
      Pratincole Glareola pratincola
      Heuglins Courser Rhinoptilus cinctus
       Threebanded Courser Rhinoptilus africanus

BLACKHEADED GULL Larus ridibundus
       Common Gull Larus canus
       Herring Gull Larus argentatus
       Lesser Blackbacked Gull Larus fuscus
       Great Blackbacked Gull Larus marinus
       Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla
       Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus
       Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides
       Ringbilled Gull Larus delawarensis
       Sooty Gull Larus hemprichii
       Laughing Gull Larus atricilla
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea
       Common Tern Sterna hirundo
       Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis
       Little Tern Sterna albifrons
       Black Tern Chlidonias niger
       White-winged Black Tern Chlidonias leucopterus
Great Skua Stercorarius skua
      Longtailed Skua Stercorarius longicaudus

RAZORBILL Alca torda
       Guillemot Uria aalge
       Puffin Fratercula arctica
       Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle

Yellowthroated Sandgrouse Pteroles gutturalis
       Blackfaced Sandgrouse Pteroles decoratus

WOOD PIGEON Columba palumbus
       Collared Turtle Dove Streptopelia decaocto
       Turtle Dove Streptopelia turtur
       Palm Dove Streptopelia senegalesis
      Ringnecked Dove Streptopelia capicola
       Specled Pigeon Columba guinea
       Feral Pigeon

Cuckoo Cuculus canorus

Grey Lourie Corythaixoides concolor

LONG-EARED OWL Asio otus
       Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus
       Tawny Owl Strix aluco
       Hawk Owl Surnia ulula
       Verreauxs Eagle Owl Bubo lacteus
       Cape Eagleowl Bubo capensis

Liliac-breasted Roller Coracias caudata
       Roller Coracias garrulus

Whitethroated Bee-eater Merops albicollis
       Whitefronted Bee-eater Merops bullockoides
      Little Bee-eater Merops pusillus

Hoopoe Upupa epops

Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis

GROUND HORNBILL Bucorvus leadbeateri
      Von Der Deckens Hornbill Tockus deckeni
      African Grey Hornbill Tockus nasutus
       Redbilled Hornbill Tockus erythrorhynchus
       Silverycheeked Hornbill Bycanistes brevis

GREAT SPOTTED WOODPECKER Dendrocopus major
      Wryneck Jynx torquilla
       Green Woodpecker Picus viridis

Yellowbilled Oxpecker Buphagus africanus
           Redbilled Oxpecker Buphagus erythrorhynchus

Scarlet Macaw Ara macao

SWIFT Apus apus
        Horus Swift Apus horus

SKYLARK Alauda arvensis
      Shore Lark Eremophila alpestris
       Redwinged Lark Mirafra hypermetra
       Fischers Sparrowlark Eremopterix leucopareia

SAND MARTIN Riparia riparia
       Swallow Hirundo rustica
       House Martin Delichon urbica
       Wiretailed Swallow Hirundo smithii

TREE PIPIT Anthus trivialis
       Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis

WHITE WAGTAIL Motacilla alba
       Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
       Grey Wagtail Motacilla cinerea

Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus

HOODED CROW Corvus cornix
       Raven Corvus corax
       Rook Corvus frugilegus
       Jackdaw Corvus monedula
       Jay Garrulus glandarius
       Magpie Pica pica
      Pied Crow Corvus albus
       House Crow Corvus splendens
       White-throated Magpie-jay Calocitta formosa

GREAT TIT Parus major
       Blue Tit Parus caerulus
       Marsh Tit Parus palustris
       Coal Tit Parus ater
       Crested Tit Parus cristatus
      Longtailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus
       Bearded Reedling Panurus biarmicus

Nuthatch Sitta europaea

RED-BACKED SHRIKE Lanius collurio
       Southern Whitecrowned Shrike Eurocephalus anguitimens
      Magpie Shrike Urolestes melanoleucus
      Longtailed Fiscal Lanius cabanisi

Hedge Sparrow Prunella modularis

WHITETHROAT Sylvia communis
       Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca
       Marsh Warbler Acrocephalus palustris
      Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus

PIED FLYCATCHER Ficedula hypoleuca
       Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata

Wren Troglodytes troglodytes
Dipper Cinclus cinclus
Robin Erithacus rubecula
Moorland Chat Pinarochroa sordida
Whinchat Saxicola rubetra
Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus
Bluethroat Cyanosylvia svecica

BLACKBIRD Turdus merula
       Fieldfare Turdus pilaris
      Redwing Turdus iliacus
       Song Thrush Turdus philomelos

Longtailed Widowbird Coliuspasser progne
         Yellowmantled Widowbird Euplectes macrourus

YELLOWHAMMER Emberiza citrinella
       Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra
       Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus
       Lapland Bunting Calcarius lapponicus
       Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis

CHAFFINCH Fringilla coelebs
       Brambling Fringilla montifringilla
       Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis
       Greenfinch Carduelis chloris
      Siskin Carduelis spinus
       Linnet Acanthis cannabina
       Redpoll Acanthis flammea
      Twite Acanthis flavirostris
       Crossbill Loxia curvirostra
       Bullfinch Pyrrhula pyrrhula
       African Citril Serinus citrinelloides
       White-bellied Canary Serinus dorsostriatus
      Firefinch Lagonostricta sp.
       Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia


HOUSE SPARROW Passer domesticus
         Tree Sparrow Passer montanus
         Rufous Sparrow Passer rufocinctus
Spekes Weaver Ploceus spekei
           Layards Weaver Ploceus nigriceps
           Lesser Masked Weaver Ploceus intermedius
           Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus
           Redheaded Weaver Anaplectes melanotis
           White-headed Buffalo Weaver Dinemellia dinemelli
           Bishop Euplectes sp.

STARLING Sturnus vulgaris
       Superb Starling Lamprotornis superbus
             Lemprotornis mevesii
        Rüppels Longtailed Starling Lamprotornis purpuropterus

MALACHITE SUNBIRD Nectarinia famosa
         Bronze Sundbird Nectarinia kilimensis
        Beautiful Sunbird Nectarinia pulchella
         Collared Sunbird Anthreptes collaris

ANNA'S HUMMINGBIRD Calypte anna