Southern African Birds

 

Penguins
Tropicbirds, Boobies, Gannets & Frigatebirds
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