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Namibia & Botswana December 2006 Species List


    Bird Species
    Abdim's Stork Ciconia abdimii
    Acacia Pied Barbet Tricholaema leucomelas
    African Cuckoo Cuculus gularis
    African Cuckoo-hawk Aviceda cuculoides
    African Darter Anhinga rufa
    African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer
    African Golden Oriole Oriolus auratus
    African Goshawk Accipiter tachiro
    African Green Pigeon Treron calvus
    African Grey Hornbill Tockus nasutus
    African Harrier-hawk Polyboroides typus
    African Hawk-eagle Aquila fasciatus
    African Hoopoe Upupa africana
    African Jacana Actophilornis africanus
    African Marsh Harrier Circus ranivorus
    African Mourning Dove Streptopelia decipiens
    African Openbill Anastomus lamelligerus
    African Palm Swift Cypsiurus parvus
    African Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone viridis
    African Pied Wagtail Motacilla aguimp
    African Pipit Anthus cinnamomeus
    African PurpleSwamphen Porphyrio madagascariensis
    African Pygmy-goose Nettapus auritus
    African Red-eyed Bulbul Pycnonotus nigricans
    African Reed-warbler Acrocephalus baeticatus
    African Scops Owl Otus senegalensis
    African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris
    African Snipe Gallinago nigripennis
    African Stonechat Saxicola torquatus
    African Wattled Lapwing Vanellus senegallus
    African White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus
    African Wood Owl Strix woodfordii
    Allen's Gallinule Porphyrio alleni
    Alpine swift Tachymarptic Melba
    American Golden Plover Pluvialis dominica
    Anteating-Chat Myrmecocichla formicivora
    Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea
    Arrow-marked Babbler Turdoides jardineii
    Ashy Flycatcher Muscicapa caerulescens
    Ashy Tit Parus cinerascens
    Augur Buzzard Buteo augur
    Baillon's Crake Porzana pusilla
    Banded Martin Riparia cincta
    Bare-cheeked Babbler Turdoides gymnogenys
    Barn Owl Tyto alba
    Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
    Barred Wren-Warbler Calamonastes fasciolatus
    Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
    Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus
    Black Crake Amaurornis flavirostris
    Black Cuckoo Cuculus clamosus
    Black Heron Egretta ardesiaca
    Black Kite Milvus migrans
    Black-backed Puffback Dryoscopus cubla
    Black-chested Prinia Prinia flavicans
    Black-chested Snake Eagle Circaetus pectoralis
    Black-collared Barbet Lybius torquatus
    Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
    Black-faced Waxbill Estrilda erythronotos
    Black-headed Oriole Oriolus larvatus
    Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis
    Black-shouldered Kite Elanus caeruleus
    Blacksmith Lapwing Vanellus armatus
    Black-throated Canary Serinus atrogularis
    Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus
    Blue Crane Anthropoides paradiseus
    Blue Waxbill Uraeginthus angolensis
    Blue-cheeked bee-eater Merops Persicus
    Bokmakierie Telophorus zeylonus
    Bradfield's Swift Apus bradfieldi
    Broad-billed Roller Eurystomus glaucurus
    Bronze-winged Courser Rhinoptilus chalcopterus
    Brown Snake Eagle Circaetus cinereus
    Brown-crowned Tchagra Tchagra australis
    Brown-throated Martin Riparia paludicola
    Burchell's Starling Lamprotornis australis
    Burnt-neck Eremomela Eremomela usticollis
    Cape Bunting Emberiza capensis
    Cape Cormorant Phalacrocorax capensis
    Cape Crow Corvus capensis
    Cape Starling Lamprotornis nitens
    Cape Gull Larus vetula
    Cape Shoveler Anas smithii
    Cape Sparrow Passer melanurus
    Cape Teal Anas capensis
    Cape Turtle-dove Streptopelia capicola
    Cape Wagtail Motacilla capensis
    Capped Wheatear Oenanthe pileata
    Cardinal Woodpecker Dendropicos fuscescens
    Carp's Tit Parus carpi
    Caspian Tern Sterna caspia
    Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
    Chat Flycatcher Bradornis infuscatus
    Chestnut Weaver Ploceus rubiginosus
    Chestnut-backed Sparrow-lark Eremopterix leucotis
    Chestnut-banded Plover Charadrius pallidus
    Chestnut-vented Tit-babbler Parisoma subcaeruleum
    Chirping Cisticola Cisticola pipiens
    Cinnamon-breasted Bunting Emberiza tahapisi
    Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola
    Collared Sunbird Hedydipna collaris
    Comb Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos
    Common Fiscal Lanius collaris
    Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
    Common House Martin Delichon urbicum
    Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
    Common Ostrich Struthio camelus
    Common Redshank Tringa totanus
    Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
    Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
    Common Scimitarbill Rhinopomastus cyanomelas
    Common Swift Apus apus
    Common Tern Sterna hirundo
    Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild
    Coppery-tailed Coucal Centropus cupreicaudus
    Crested Barbet Trachyphonus vaillantii
    Crested Francolin Peliperdix sephaena
    Crimson-breasted Shrike Laniarius atrococcineus
    Crowned Cormorant Phalacrocorax coronatus
    Crowned Lapwing Vanellus coronatus
    Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
    Damara Hornbill Tockus damarensis
    Damara Tern Sterna balaenarum
    Dark Chanting Goshawk Melierax metabates
    Dark-capped Bulbul Pycnonotus tricolor
    Desert Cisticola Cisticola aridulus
    Diderick Cuckoo Chrysococcyx caprius
    Double-banded Courser Rhinoptilus africanus
    Double-banded Sandgrouse Pterocles bicinctus
    Dune Lark Certhilauda erythrochlamys
    Dusky Lark Pinarocorys nigricans
    Dusky Sunbird Cinnyris fuscus
    Dwarf Bittern Ixobrychus sturmii
    Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiacus
    Emerald-spotted Wood Dove Turtur chalcospilos
    Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo
    European Bee-eater Merops apiaster
    European Roller Coracias garrulus
    Familiar Chat Cercomela familiaris
    Fan-tailed Widowbird Euplectes axillaris
    Fawn-coloured Lark Mirafra africanoides
    Fork-tailed Drongo Dicrurus adsimilis
    Freckled Nightjar Caprimulgus tristigma
    Gabar Goshawk Melierax gabar
    Giant Kingfisher Megaceryle maxima
    Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
    Golden Weaver Ploceus xanthops
    Golden-breasted Bunting Emberiza flaviventris
    Golden-tailed Woodpecker Campethera abingoni
    Gray's Lark Ammomanes grayi
    Great Egret Egretta alba
    Great Reed Warbler Acrocephalus arundinaceus
    Great Sparrow Passer motitensis
    Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus
    Greater Blue-eared Starling Lamprotornis chalybaeus
    Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
    Greater Kestrel Falco rupicoloides
    Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis
    Greater Striped Swallow Cecropis cucullata
    Greater Swamp-warbler Acrocephalus rufescens
    Green Woodhoopoe Phoeniculus purpureus
    Green-backed Heron Butorides striata
    Green-winged Pytilia Pytilia melba
    Grey Go-away-bird Corythaixoides concolor
    Grey Heron Ardea cinerea
    Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola
    Grey-backed Camaroptera Camaroptera brevicaudata
    Grey-backed Sparrow-lark Eremopterix verticalis
    Grey-headed Kingfisher Halcyon leucocephala
    Groundscraper Thrush Psophocichla litsipsirupa
    Hadada Ibis Bostrychia hagedash
    Hamerkop Scopus umbretta
    Hartlaub's Babbler Turdoides hartlaubi
    Hartlaub's Francolin Pternistes hartlaubi
    Hartlaub's Gull Larus hartlaubii
    Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris
    Herero Chat Namibornis herero
    Hottentot Teal Anas hottentota
    House Sparrow Passer domesticus
    Jacobin Cuckoo Oxylophus jacobinus
    Kalahari Scrub Robin Cercotrichas paena
    Kittlitz's Plover Charadrius pecuarius
    Kori Bustard Ardeotis kori
    Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus
    Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotus
    Lark-like Bunting Emberiza impetuani
    Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis
    Layard's Tit-babbler Parisoma layardi
    Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor
    Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor
    Lesser Jacana Microparra capensis
    Lesser Masked Weaver Ploceus intermedius
    Lesser Moorhen Gallinula angulata
    Lesser Striped Swallow Cecropis abyssinica
    Lesser Swamp-warbler Acrocephalus gracilirostris
    Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus
    Little Bee-eater Merops pusillus
    Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus
    Little Egret Egretta garzetta
    Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis
    Little Sparrowhawk Accipiter minullus
    Little Stint Calidris minuta
    Little Swift Apus affinis
    Long-billed Crombec Sylvietta rufescens
    Long-tailed Paradise-whydah Vidua paradisaea
    Long-toed Lapwing Vanellus crassirostris
    Luapula Cisticola Cisticola luapula
    Ludwig's Bustard Neotis ludwigii
    Magpie Shrike Corvinella melanoleuca
    Malachite Kingfisher Alcedo cristata
    Marabou Stork Leptoptilos crumeniferus
    Marico Flycatcher Bradornis mariquensis
    Marico Sunbird Cinnyris mariquensis
    Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis
    Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus
    Meves' Long-tailed Starling Lamprotornis mevesii
    Meyer's Parrot Poicephalus meyeri
    Monteiro's Hornbill Tockus monteiri
    Mosque Swallow Cecropis senegalensis
    Mountain Wheatear Oenanthe monticola
    Namaqua Dove Oena capensis
    Namaqua Sandgrouse Pterocles namaqua
    Narina Trogon Apaloderma narina
    Northern Black Korhaan Afrotis afraoides
    Orange River Francolin Scleroptila levaillantoides
    Orange River White-eye Zosterops pallidus
    Orange-breasted Bushshrike Telophorus sulfureopectus
    Osprey Pandion haliaetus
    Pale Flycatcher Bradornis pallidus
    Pale-winged Starling Onychognathus nabouroup
    Pearl-spotted Owlet Glaucidium perlatum
    Pel's Fishing Owl Scotopelia peli
    Peregine Falcon Falco peregrinus
    Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta
    Pied Crow Corvus albus
    Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis
    Pink-billed Lark Spizocorys conirostris
    Pin-tailed Whydah Vidua macroura
    Pririt Batis Batis pririt
    Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
    Purple Roller Coracias naevius
    Purple-banded Sunbird Cinnyris bifasciatus
    Rattling Cisticola Cisticola chiniana
    Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio
    Red-billed Buffalo-weaver Bubalornis niger
    Red-billed Firefinch Lagonosticta senegala
    Red-billed Francolin Pternistes adspersus
    Red-billed Hornbill Tockus erythrorhynchus
    Red-billed Oxpecker Buphagus erythrorhynchus
    Red-billed Quelea Quelea quelea
    Red-billed Teal Anas erythrorhyncha
    Red-breasted Swallow Cecropis semirufa
    Red-capped Lark Calandrella cinerea
    Red-crested Korhaan Afrotis ruficrista
    Red-eyed Dove Streptopelia semitorquata
    Red-faced Mousebird Urocolius indicus
    Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus
    Red-headed Finch Amadina erythrocephala
    Red-knobbed Coot Fulica cristata
    Red-necked Falcon Falco chicquera
    Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus
    Reed Cormorant Phalacrocorax africanus
    Rock Dove/Feral Pigeon Columba livia
    Rock Kestrel Falco tinnunculus rupicolus
    Rock Martin Ptyonoprogne fuligula
    Rock Pratincole Glareola nuchalis
    Rockrunner Achaetops pycnopygius
    Rosy-faced Lovebird Agapornis roseicollis
    Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
    Ruff Philomachus pugnax
    Rufous-bellied Heron Ardeola rufiventris
    Rufous-cheeked Nightjar Caprimulgus rufigena
    Rufous-eared Warbler Malcorus pectoralis
    Rufous-naped Lark Mirafra africana
    Ruppell's Bustard Eupodotis rueppellii
    Rüppell's Parrot Poicephalus rueppellii
    Sabota Lark Calendulauda sabota
    Saddled-billed Stork Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis
    Sand Martin Riparia riparia
    Sanderling Calidris alba
    Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis
    Scaly-feathered Finch Sporopipes squamifrons
    Scarlet-chested Sunbird Chalcomitra senegalensis
    Secretarybird Sagittarius serpentarius
    Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus
    Senegal Coucal Centropus senegalensis
    Shaft-tailed Whydah Vidua regia
    Short-toed Rock-thrush Monticola brevipes
    Sociable Weaver Philetairus socius
    South African Shelduck Tadorna cana
    Southern Black-flycatcher Melaenornis pammelaina
    Southern Brown-throated Weaver Ploceus xanthopterus
    Southern Carmine Bee-eater Merops nubicoides
    Southern Grey-headed Sparrow Passer diffusus
    Southern Masked-weaver Ploceus velatus
    Southern Pale Chanting Goshawk Melierax canorus
    Southern Pied-babbler Turdoides bicolor
    Southern Pochard Netta erythrophthalma
    Southern Red Bishop Euplectes orix
    Southern White-crowned Shrike Eurocephalus anguitimens
    Southern White-faced Scops Owl Ptilopsis granti
    Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill Tockus leucomelas
    Speckled Pigeon Columba guinea
    Spike-heeled Lark Chersomanes albofasciata
    Spotted Eagle Owl Bubo africanus
    Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata
    Spotted Thick-knee Burhinus capensis
    Spur-winged Goose Plectropterus gambensis
    Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides
    Starks lark Spizocorys starki
    Steppe Buzzard Buteo vulpinus
    Stripped kingfisher Halcyon chelicuti
    Swainson's Spurfowl Ptemistes swainsonii
    Swallow-tailed Bee-eater Merops hirundineus
    Swamp Boubou Laniarius bicolor
    Swift Tern Sterna bergii
    Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax
    Tawny-flanked Prinia Prinia subflava
    Temminck's Courser Cursorius temminckii
    Terrestrial Brownbul Phyllastrephus terrestris
    Thick-billed Weaver Amblyospiza albifrons
    Three-banded Plover Charadrius tricollaris
    Tractrac Chat Cercomela tractrac
    Verreauxs' Eagle Aquila verreauxii
    Village Indigobird Vidua chalybeata
    Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus
    Violet-backed Starling Cinnyricinclus leucogaster
    Violet-eared Waxbill Uraeginthus granatinus
    Wahlberg's Eagle Aquila wahlbergi
    Water Thick-knee Burhinus vermiculatus
    Wattled Crane Grus carunculatus
    Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus
    Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida
    White-backed Mousebird Colius colius
    White-backed Night Heron Gorsachius leuconotus
    White-bellied Sunbird Cinnyris talatala
    White-breasted Cormorant Phalacrocorax lucidus
    White-browed Coucal Centropus superciliosus
    White-browed Robin-chat Cossypha heuglini
    White-browed Scrub-robin Cercotrichas leucophrys
    White-browed Sparrow-weaver Plocepasser mahali
    White-crested Helmetshrike Prionops plumatus
    White-faced Duck Dendrocygna viduata
    White-fronted Bee-eater Merops bullockoides
    White-fronted Plover Charadrius marginatus
    White-rumped Swift Apus caffer
    White-tailed Shrike Lanioturdus torquatus
    White-throated Canary Serinus Albogularis
    White-throated Swallow Hirundo albigularis
    White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus
    Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus
    Wire-tailed Swallow Hirundo smithii
    Wood Pipit Anthus nyassae
    Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola
    Woodland Kingfisher Halcyon senegalensis
    Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus
    Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
    Yellow-bellied Eremomela Eremomela icteropygialis
    Yellow-billed Kite Milvus parasitus
    Yellow-billed Oxpecker Buphagus africanus
    Yellow-crowned Bishop Euplectes afer
    Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis

     

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