The Ngepi Birdlist

This list was compiled and donated by Birgit and Werner Steffen while on a Bird Walk and Makoro Excursion at Ngepi.

Click here to download their original list which includes German language common names. (.xls format)

# Common Name Taxonomic Name
1 White-breasted Cormorant Phalacrocorax lucidus
2 Reed Cormorant Phalacrocorax africanus
3 African Darter Anhinga rufa
4 Goliath Heron Ardea goliath
5 Purple Heron Ardea purpurea
6 Great Egret Ardea alba
7 Little Egret Egretta garzetta
8 Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
9 Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides
10 White-backed Night Heron Gorsachius leuconotus
11 Green-backed (Striated) Heron Butorides striata
12 African Openbill Anastomus lamelligerus
13 White-faced Whistling Duck Dendrocygna viduata
14 Spur-winged Goose Plectropterus gambensis
15 Knob-billed Duck Sarkidiornis melanotus
16 Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca
17 Red-billed Teal Anas erythrorhyncha
18 African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer
19 Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus
20 Wahlberg’s Eagle Hieraaetus wahlbergi
21 Black-chested Snake Eagle Circaetus pectoralis
22 Black Kite Milvus migrans
23 Yellow-billed Kite Milvus aegyptius
24 Ovambo Sparrowhawk Accipiter ovampensis
25 African Harrier-Hawk (Gymnogene) Polyboroides typus
26 Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni
27 Red-billed Spurfowl Pternistis adspersus
28 Black Crake Amaurornis flavirostra
29 Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus
30 African Jacana Actophilornis africanus
31 Water Thick-knee Burhinus vermiculatus
32 Collared (Red-winged) Pratincole Glareola pratincola
33 Rock Pratincole Glareola nuchalis
34 Blacksmith Lapwing (Plover) Vanellus armatus
35 Long-toed Lapwing (Plover) Vanellus crassirostris
36 African Wattled Lapwing (Plover) Vanellus senegallus
37 Three-banded Plover Charadrius tricollaris
38 Greater Painted-Snipe Rostratula benghalensis
39 Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia
40 Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis
41 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus
42 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos
43 Ruff Philomachus pugnax
44 Grey-headed Gull Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus
45 African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris
46 Namaqua Sandgrouse Pterocles namaqua
47 Red-eyed Dove Streptopelia semitorquata
48 Cape Turtle Dove Streptopelia capicola
49 Laughing Dove Spilopelia senegalensis
50 Emerald-spotted Wood Dove Turtur chalcospilos
51 Meyer’s Parrot Poicephalus meyeri
52 Grey Go-away-bird (Lourie) Corythaixoides concolor
53 Black Cuckoo Cuculus clamosus
54 Levaillant’s Cuckoo Clamator levaillantii
55 Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius
56 Dideric Cuckoo Chrysococcyx caprius
57 African Emerald Cuckoo Chrysococcyx cupreus
58 Coppery-tailed Coucal Centropus cupreicaudus
59 African Barred Owlet Glaucidium capense
60 Square-tailed (Mozambique) Nightjar Caprimulgus fossii
61 African Palm Swift Cypsiurus parvus
62 Red-faced Mousebird Urocolius indicus
63 Giant Kingfisher Megaceryle maxima
64 Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis
65 Malachite Kingfisher Alcedo cristata
66 Woodland Kingfisher Halcyon senegalensis
67 Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus
68 White-fronted Bee-eater Merops bullockoides
69 Southern Carmine Bee-eater Merops nubicoides
70 Little Bee-eater Merops pusillus
71 Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus
72 African Grey Hornbill Tockus nasutus
73 Green (Red-billed) Wood-Hoopoe Phoeniculus purpureus
74 African Hoopoe Upupa (epops) africana
75 Black-collared Barbet Lybius torquatus
76 Crested Barbet Trachyphonus vaillantii
77 Barn (European) Swallow Hirundo rustica
78 Mosque Swallow Hirundo senegalensis
79 Banded Martin Riparia cincta
80 Fork-tailed Drongo Dicrurus adsimilis
81 Southern Black Tit Parus niger
82 Arrow-marked Babbler Turdoides jardineii
83 Hartlaub’s Babbler Turdoides hartlaubii
84 Terrestrial Brownbul Phyllastrephus terrestris
85 Dark-capped (Black-eyed) Bulbul Pycnonotus barbatus
86 Yellow-bellied Greenbul Chlorocichla flaviventris
87 Kurrichane Thrush Turdus libonyanus
88 Groundscraper Thrush Psophocichla litsitsirupa
89 African Stonechat Saxicola torquatus
90 White-browed Robin-Chat Cossypha heuglini
91 Chirping Cisticola Cisticola pipiens
92 Luapula Cisticola Cisticola luapula
93 Grey-backed Camaroptera Camaroptera brevicaudata
94 African Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone viridis
95 African Pied Wagtail Motacilla aguimp
96 Magpie Shrike Corvinella melanoleuca
97 Black-backed Puffback Dryoscopus cubla
98 Swamp Boubou Laniarius bicolor
99 Orange-breasted Bushshrike Telophorus sulfureopectus
100 Meves’s Starling Lamprotornis mevesii
101 Violet-backed Starling Cinnyricinclus leucogaster
102 Yellow-billed Oxpecker Buphagus africanus
103 Red-billed Oxpecker Buphagus erythrorhynchus
104 Marico Sunbird Cinnyris mariquensis
105 White-bellied Sunbird Cinnyris talatala
106 Thick-billed Weaver Amblyospiza albifrons
107 African (Holub’s) Golden Weaver Ploceus xanthops
108 Southern Masked Weaver Ploceus velatus
109 Pin-tailed Whydah Vidua macroura
110 Blue Waxbill Uraeginthus angolensis
111 Brown Firefinch Lagonosticta nitidula