Southern African Birds

 

Penguins
Tropicbirds, Boobies, Gannets & Frigatebirds
Albatrosses, Petrels, Fulmar, Prion, Shearwater
Skuas, Jaegers, Gulls, Skimmers, Terns, Noddies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pelicans
Ibises, Spoonbills & Hammerkop
Cormorants & Darters Egrets, Herons, Bitterns
Storks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cranes
Flamingos
Ducks & Geese
Grebes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flufftails, Rails, Crakes, Gallinules, Swamphens, Moorhens, Coots & Finfoot
Painted-snipes and Snipes
Jacanas & Thick-knees Oystercatchers, Stilts, Avocets
Godwits, Curlews and Whimbrels, ‘Shanks’, Stints, Sandpipers, Ruff, Turnstones, Phalaropes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plovers, Lapwings & Crab Plover
Coursers, Pratincoles
Bustards and Korhaans
Francolins, Spurfowls, Quails, Guineafowls & Buttonquails

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ostriches
Vultures, Buzzards, Kites and Harriers
Eagles, Secretarybird and Osprey
Hawks, Goshawks and Sparrowhawks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Falcons, Hobby’s and Kestrels
Sandgrouse
Pigeons and Doves
Owls and Nightjars

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Swifts, Swallows and Martins
Honeyguides
Woodpeckers and Wryneck
Barbets and Tinkerbirds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hornbills
Hoopoes, Wood-hoopoes and Scimitarbills
Rollers and Trogon
Kingfishers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bee-eaters
Mousebirds
Cuckoos
Coucals and Malkhoa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Parrots, Lovebirds and Parakeet
Turaco’s and Go-away Bird
Pitta and Broadbill
Orioles and Drongos

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crows and Raven
Bushshrike, Puffback, Tchagras, and Brubru
Boubous, Helmetshrikes, Batises, Wattle-eyes
Shrikes and Cuckooshrikes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flycatchers, Blackcap, Hyliota
Tits, Penduline-Tits and Tit-babblers
Bulbuls, Greenbuls, Brownbuls and Nicator
Warblers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crombecs,Camaroptera and Creeper
White-eyes, Apalis & Eremomela
Cisticolas and Prinias
Larks and Sparrowlarks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wagtails, Pipits and Longclaws
Thrushes and Babblers
Robins, Rockjumpers, Akalat and Nightingale
Chats & Wheatears

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Starlings, Mynas and Oxpeckers
Sunbirds and Sugarbirds
Bishops, Queleas and Weavers
Widowbirds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finches, Firefinches and Pytilia
Waxbills, Twinspots and Mannikins
Whydahs, Indigobirds and Cuckoo Finch
Sparrows and Petronia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Canaries, Chaffinch and Buntings