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Systematic Checklist

BIRD LIST

Bird List

This list includes all the bird species that were recorded by at least one of the participants. Taxonomy and nomenclature follow: Clements, James F. 2007. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World, Sixth Edition. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. 'H' denotes a bird that was heard and not seen.

GREBES: Podicipedidae       
Little Grebe    Tachybaptus ruficollis   

CORMORANTS: Phalacrocoracidae       
Long-tailed Cormorant    Phalacrocorax africanus   

HERONS, BITTERNS AND EGRETS: Ardeidae       
Grey Heron    Ardea cinerea   
Black-headed Heron    Ardea melanocephala   
Great Egret    Ardea alba   
Black Heron    Egretta ardesiaca   
Intermediate Egret    Egretta intermedia   
Little Egret    Egretta garzetta   
Western Reef-Heron    Egretta gularis   
Squacco Heron    Ardeola ralloides   
Cattle Egret    Bubulcus ibis   
Striated Heron    Butorides striata   
Black-crowned Night-Heron    Nycticorax nycticorax   

HAMERKOP: Scopidae     
  
Hamerkop    Scopus umbretta   

STORKS: Ciconiidae       
Abdim's Stork    Ciconia abdimii   
Woolly-necked Stork    Ciconia episcopus   
Saddle-billed Stork    Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis   

IBIS AND SPOONBILLS: Threskiornithidae       
Hadada Ibis    Bostrychia hagedash   
Glossy Ibis    Plegadis falcinellus   

DUCKS, GEESE AND SWANS: Anatidae   
   
White-faced Whistling-Duck    Dendrocygna viduata   
Spur-winged Goose    Plectropterus gambensis   
Northern Pintail    Anas acuta   
Garganey    Anas querquedula   
Northern Shoveler    Anas clypeata   
Common Pochard    Aythya ferina   

HAWKS, EAGLES AND KITES: Accipitridae       
Bat Hawk    Macheiramphus alcinus   
Black-shouldered Kite    Elanus caeruleus   
Black Kite    Milvus migrans   
Palm-nut Vulture    Gypohierax angolensis   
Hooded Vulture    Necrosyrtes monachus   
White-backed Vulture    Gyps africanus   
White-headed Vulture    Trigonoceps occipitalis   
Short-toed Eagle    Circaetus gallicus   
Banded Snake-Eagle    Circaetus cinerascens   
Bateleur    Terathopius ecaudatus   
Congo Serpent-Eagle    Dryotriorchis spectabilis   
Western Marsh-Harrier    Circus aeruginosus   
African Harrier-Hawk (Gymnogene)    Polyboroides typus   
Lizard Buzzard    Kaupifalco monogrammicus   
Dark Chanting-Goshawk    Melierax metabates   
Gabar Goshawk    Micronisus gabar   
Shikra    Accipiter badius   
Black Goshawk    Accipiter melanoleucus   
Long-tailed Hawk    Urotriorchis macrourus   
Grasshopper Buzzard    Butastur rufipennis   
Red-necked Buzzard    Buteo auguralis   
Wahlberg's Eagle    Aquila wahlbergi   
African Hawk-Eagle    Aquila spilogaster   
Martial Eagle    Polemaetus bellicosus   

FALCONS: Falconidae       
Eurasian Kestrel    Falco tinnunculus   
Fox Kestrel    Falco alopex   
Gray Kestrel    Falco ardosiaceus   
Red-necked Falcon    Falco chicquera   
African Hobby    Falco cuvierii   
Eurasian Hobby    Falco subbuteo   
Lanner Falcon    Falco biarmicus   

PHEASANTS AND PARTRIDGES: Phasianidae       
White-throated Francolin    Francolinus albogularis   
Forest Francolin    Francolinus lathami   
Double-spurred Francolin    Francolinus bicalcaratus   
Stone Partridge    Ptilopachus petrosus   

GUINEAFOWL: Numididae       
Helmeted Guineafowl    Numida meleagris   

RAILS, GALLINULES AND COOTS: Rallidae       
White-spotted Flufftail    Sarothrura pulchra   
Nkulengu Rail    Himantornis haematopus   
Black Crake    Amaurornis flavirostra   
Common Moorhen    Gallinula chloropus  

FINFOOTS: Heliornithidae       
African Finfoot    Podica senegalensis   

BUSTARDS: Otididae       
Black-bellied Bustard    Lissotis melanogaster   

JACANAS: Jacanidae       
African Jacana    Actophilornis africanus   

PAINTED SNIPE: Rostratulidae       

Greater Painted-Snipe    Rostratula benghalensis   

AVOCETS AND STILTS: Recurvirostridae       
Black-winged Stilt    Himantopus himantopus   
Pied Avocet    Recurvirostra avosetta   

THICK-KNEES: Burhinidae       
Senegal Thick-knee    Burhinus senegalensis   
Water Thick-knee    Burhinus vermiculatus   
Spotted Thick-knee    Burhinus capensis   

COURSERS AND PRATINCOLES: Glareolidae       
Egyptian Plover    Pluvianus aegyptius   
Collared Pratincole    Glareola pratincola   
Rock Pratincole    Glareola nuchalis   

PLOVERS AND LAPWINGS: Charadriidae       

Spur-winged Plover    Vanellus spinosus   
Black-headed Lapwing    Vanellus tectus   
Wattled Lapwing    Vanellus senegallus   
Black-bellied Plover    Pluvialis squatarola   
Common Ringed Plover    Charadrius hiaticula   
Kittlitz's Plover    Charadrius pecuarius   
White-fronted Plover    Charadrius marginatus   
Forbes' Plover    Charadrius forbesi   

SANDPIPERS: Scolopacidae       
Black-tailed Godwit    Limosa limosa   
Bar-tailed Godwit    Limosa lapponica   
Whimbrel    Numenius phaeopus   
Common Sandpiper    Actitis hypoleucos   
Spotted Redshank    Tringa erythropus   
Common Greenshank    Tringa nebularia   
Marsh Sandpiper    Tringa stagnatilis   
Wood Sandpiper    Tringa glareola   
Common Redshank    Tringa totanus   
Ruddy Turnstone    Arenaria interpres   
Red Knot    Calidris canutus   
Sanderling    Calidris alba   
Little Stint    Calidris minuta   
Curlew Sandpiper    Calidris ferruginea   
Ruff    Philomachus pugnax   

TERNS: Sternidae       
Little Tern    Sternula albifrons   
Black Tern    Chlidonias niger   
Common Tern    Sterna hirundo   
Royal Tern    Thalasseus maximus   
Sandwich Tern    Thalasseus sandvicensis   

SANDGROUSE: Pteroclidae       
Four-banded Sandgrouse    Pterocles quadricinctus   

PIGEONS AND DOVES: Columbidae       
Rock Pigeon    Columba livia   
Speckled Pigeon    Columba guinea   
Afep Pigeon    Columba unicincta   
Bronze-naped Pigeon    Columba iriditorques   
Eurasian Turtle-Dove    Streptopelia turtur   
African Morning-Dove    Streptopelia decipiens   
Red-eyed Dove    Streptopelia semitorquata   
Vinaceous Dove    Streptopelia vinacea   
Laughing Dove    Streptopelia senegalensis   
Black-billed Wood-Dove    Turtur abyssinicus   
Blue-spotted Wood-Dove    Turtur afer   
Tambourine Dove    Turtur tympanistria   
Blue-headed Wood-Dove    Turtur brehmeri   
Namaqua Dove    Oena capensis   
Bruce's Green-Pigeon    Treron waalia   
African Green-Pigeon    Treron calvus   

PARROTS: Psittacidae       
Rose-ringed Parakeet    Psittacula krameri   
Red-headed Lovebird    Agapornis pullarius   
Gray Parrot    Psittacus erithacus   
Red-fronted Parrot    Poicephalus gulielmi   
Senegal Parrot    Poicephalus senegalus   

TURACOS: Musophagidae       
Guinea (Green) Turaco    Tauraco persa   
Yellow-billed Turaco    Tauraco macrorhynchus   
Violet Turaco    Musophaga violacea   
Western Plantain-eater    Crinifer piscator   

CUCKOOS: Cuculidae       
Levaillant's Cuckoo    Clamator levaillantii   
Red-chested Cuckoo    Cuculus solitarius    H
Black Cuckoo    Cuculus clamosus   
African Cuckoo    Cuculus gularis   
Olive Long-tailed Cuckoo    Cercococcyx olivinus    H
Klaas' Cuckoo    Chrysococcyx klaas   
African Emerald Cuckoo    Chrysococcyx cupreus   
Dideric Cuckoo    Chrysococcyx caprius   
Yellowbill    Ceuthmochares aereus   
Black Coucal    Centropus grillii   
Black-throated Coucal    Centropus leucogaster   
Blue-headed Coucal    Centropus monachus   
Senegal Coucal    Centropus senegalensis 
 
BARN-OWLS: Tytonidae       
Barn Owl    Tyto alba   

OWLS: Strigidae       
African Scops-Owl    Otus senegalensis   
Northern White-faced Owl    Ptilopsis leucotis   
Fraser's Eagle-Owl    Bubo poensis   
Pel's Fishing-Owl    Scotopelia peli   
Pearl-spotted Owlet    Glaucidium perlatum   
Barred Owlet    Glaucidium capense    H

NIGHTJARS: Caprimulgidae       
Brown Nightjar    Caprimulgus binotatus   
Black-shouldered Nightjar    Caprimulgus nigriscapularis    H
Long-tailed Nightjar    Caprimulgus climacurus   
Standard-winged Nightjar    Macrodipteryx longipennis   

SWIFTS: Apodidae       
Black Spinetail    Telacanthura melanopygia   
Sabine's Spinetail    Rhaphidura sabini   
Cassin's Spinetail    Neafrapus cassini   
African Palm-Swift    Cypsiurus parvus   
Mottled Swift    Tachymarptis aequatorialis   
Common Swift    Apus apus   
Little Swift    Apus affinis   
White-rumped Swift    Apus caffer   

TROGONS: Trogonidae       
Narina Trogon    Apaloderma narina   

KINGFISHERS: Alcedinidae       
Malachite Kingfisher    Alcedo cristata   
African Pygmy-Kingfisher    Ispidina picta   
Dwarf Kingfisher    Ispidina lecontei   
Chocolate-backed Kingfisher    Halcyon badia   
Gray-headed Kingfisher    Halcyon leucocephala   
Woodland Kingfisher    Halcyon senegalensis   
Blue-breasted Kingfisher    Halcyon malimbica   
Striped Kingfisher    Halcyon chelicuti   
Giant Kingfisher    Megaceryle maximus   
Pied Kingfisher    Ceryle rudis   

BEE-EATERS: Meropidae       
Black Bee-eater    Merops gularis   
Blue-headed Bee-eater    Merops muelleri   
Red-throated Bee-eater    Merops bulocki   
Little Bee-eater    Merops pusillus   
Swallow-tailed Bee-eater    Merops hirundineus   
White-throated Bee-eater    Merops albicollis   
Rosy Bee-eater    Merops malimbicus   
Northern Carmine Bee-eater    Merops nubicus   

ROLLERS: Coraciidae       
Abyssinian Roller    Coracias abyssinicus   
Rufous-crowned Roller    Coracias noevius   
Blue-bellied Roller    Coracias cyanogaster   
Broad-billed Roller    Eurystomus glaucurus   
Blue-throated Roller    Eurystomus gularis   

WOODHOOPOES AND SCIMITAR-BILLS: Phoeniculidae       
Green Woodhoopoe    Phoeniculus purpureus   
White-headed Woodhoopoe    Phoeniculus bollei   
Forest Woodhoopoe    Phoeniculus castaneiceps   
Black Scimitar-bill    Rhinopomastus aterrimus   

HORNBILLS: Bucerotidae       
White-crested Hornbill    Tockus albocristatus   
Black Dwarf Hornbill    Tockus hartlaubi   
Red-billed Dwarf Hornbill    Tockus camurus   
Red-billed Hornbill    Tockus erythrorhynchus   
African Pied Hornbill    Tockus fasciatus   
African Gray Hornbill    Tockus nasutus   
Brown-cheeked Hornbill    Ceratogymna cylindrica   
Black-casqued Hornbill    Ceratogymna atrata   
Yellow-casqued Hornbill    Ceratogymna elata   

BARBETS: Capitonidae       

Yellow-billed Barbet    Trachyphonus purpuratus   
Bristle-nosed Barbet    Gymnobucco peli   
Naked-faced Barbet    Gymnobucco calvus   
Speckled Tinkerbird    Pogoniulus scolopaceus   
Red-rumped Tinkerbird    Pogoniulus atroflavus   
Yellow-throated Tinkerbird    Pogoniulus subsulphureus   
Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird    Pogoniulus bilineatus   
Yellow-fronted Tinkerbird    Pogoniulus chrysoconus   
Yellow-spotted Barbet    Buccanodon duchaillui   
Hairy-breasted Barbet    Tricholaema hirsuta   
Vieillot's Barbet    Lybius vieilloti   
Double-toothed Barbet    Lybius bidentatus   
Bearded Barbet    Lybius dubius   

HONEYGUIDES: Indicatoridae       
Cassin's Honeyguide    Prodotiscus insignis   
Yellow-footed Honeyguide    Melignomon eisentrauti   
Wilcock's Honeyguide    Indicator willcocksi   
Least Honeyguide    Indicator exilis    H
Lesser Honeyguide    Indicator minor   
Spotted Honeyguide    Indicator maculatus    H
Greater Honeyguide    Indicator indicator   

WOODPECKERS: Picidae       
Eurasian Wryneck    Jynx torquilla   
African Piculet    Sasia africana   
Fine-spotted Woodpecker    Campethera punctuligera   
Little Green Woodpecker    Campethera maculosa   
Buff-spotted Woodpecker    Campethera nivosa   
Fire-bellied Woodpecker    Dendropicos pyrrhogaster   
Gray Woodpecker    Dendropicos goertae   
Brown-backed Woodpecker    Dendropicos obsoletus   

BROADBILLS: Eurylaimidae       
Rufous-sided Broadbill    Smithornis rufolateralis   

PASSERIFORMES: Alaudidae       
Flappet Lark    Mirafra rufocinnamomea   
Chestnut-backed Sparrow-Lark    Eremopterix leucotis   

SWALLOWS: Hirundinidae       
Fanti Sawwing    Psalidoprocne obscura   
Square-tailed Sawwing    Psalidoprocne nitens   
Barn Swallow    Hirundo rustica   
Red-chested Swallow    Hirundo lucida   
Wire-tailed Swallow    Hirundo smithii   
White-throated Blue Swallow    Hirundo nigrita   
Ethiopian Swallow    Hirundo aethiopica   
Rock Martin    Ptyonoprogne fuligula   
House Martin    Delichon urbicum   
Lesser Striped-Swallow    Cecropis abyssinica   
Rufous-chested Swallow    Cecropis semirufa   
Red-rumped Swallow    Cecropis daurica   
Preuss' Swallow    Petrochelidon preussi   

WAGTAILS AND PIPITS: Motacillidae       
Red-throated Pipit    Anthus cervinus   
Tree Pipit    Anthus trivialis   
Yellow-throated Longclaw    Macronyx croceus   
African Pied Wagtail    Motacilla aguimp   
Yellow Wagtail    Motacilla flava   

CUCKOO-SHRIKES: Campephagidae       
White-breasted Cuckoo-shrike    Coracina pectoralis   
Blue Cuckoo-shrike    Coracina azurea   
Red-shouldered Cuckoo-shrike    Campephaga phoenicea   
Purple-throated Cuckoo-shrike    Campephaga quiscalina   

BULBULS: Pycnonotidae       
Common Bulbul    Pycnonotus barbatus   
Little Greenbul    Andropadus virens   
(Little) Gray Greenbul    Andropadus gracilis   
Ansorge's Greenbul    Andropadus ansorgei   
Plain (Cameroon Sombre) Greenbul    Andropadus curvirostris   
Slender-billed Greenbul    Andropadus gracilirostris   
Yellow-whiskered Greenbul    Andropadus latirostris   
Golden Greenbul    Calyptocichla serina   
Honeyguide Greenbul    Baeopogon indicator   
Simple Greenbul    Chlorocichla simplex   
Yellow-throated Greenbul    Chlorocichla flavicollis   
Swamp Greenbul    Thescelocichla leucopleura   
White-throated Greenbul    Phyllastrephus albigularis   
Icterine Greenbul    Phyllastrephus icterinus   
Common (Red-tailed) Bristlebill    Bleda syndactylus   
Yellow-spotted Nicator    Nicator chloris   
Red-tailed Greenbul    Criniger calurus   
Western Bearded-Greenbul    Criniger barbatus   

THRUSHES: Turdidae       
Finsch's Flycatcher-Thrush    Neocossyphus finschii   
African Thrush    Turdus pelios   
Fire-crested Alethe    Alethe diademata    H

CISTICOLAS AND ALLIES: Cisticolidae       
Red-faced Cisticola    Cisticola erythrops   
Singing Cisticola    Cisticola cantans    H
Whistling Cisticola    Cisticola lateralis   
Rock-loving Cisticola    Cisticola aberrans   
Winding Cisticola    Cisticola galactotes   
Croaking Cisticola    Cisticola natalensis   
Siffling Cisticola    Cisticola brachypterus   
Zitting Cisticola    Cisticola juncidis   
Tawny-flanked Prinia    Prinia subflava   
Red-winged (Warbler) Prinia    Prinia erythroptera   
Black-capped Apalis    Apalis nigriceps   
Yellow-breasted Apalis    Apalis flavida   
Sharpe's Apalis    Apalis sharpii   
Oriole Warbler    Hypergerus atriceps   
Green-backed Camaroptera    Camaroptera brachyura   
Yellow-browed Camaroptera    Camaroptera superciliaris   
Olive-green Camaroptera    Camaroptera chloronota   

OLD WORLD WARBLERS: Sylviidae      
 
Sedge Warbler    Acrocephalus schoenobaenus   
Eastern Olivaceous Warbler    Hippolais pallida   
Melodious Warbler    Hippolais polyglotta   
Senegal Eremomela    Eremomela pusilla   
Rufous-crowned Eremomela    Eremomela badiceps   
Green Crombec    Sylvietta virens   
Lemon-bellied Crombec    Sylvietta denti   
Northern Crombec    Sylvietta brachyura   
Kemp's Longbill    Macrosphenus kempi    H
Gray Longbill    Macrosphenus concolor   
Green Hylia    Hylia prasina   
Willow Warbler    Phylloscopus trochilus   
Wood Warbler    Phylloscopus sibilatrix   
Violet-backed Hyliota    Hyliota violacea   

OLD WORLD FLYCATCHERS: Muscicapidae   
   
Pale (Pallid) Flycatcher    Bradornis pallidus   
Northern Black-Flycatcher    Melaenornis edolioides   
African (Fraser's) Forest-Flycatcher    Fraseria ocreata   
Spotted Flycatcher    Muscicapa striata   
Ussher's Flycatcher    Muscicapa ussheri   
Swamp Flycatcher    Muscicapa aquatica   
Little Gray Flycatcher    Muscicapa epulata   
Dusky-blue Flycatcher    Muscicapa comitata   
Ashy Flycatcher    Muscicapa caerulescens   
Cassin's Flycatcher    Muscicapa cassini   
Gray-throated Tit-Flycatcher    Myioparus griseigularis   
Gray Tit-Flycatcher    Myioparus plumbeus   
European Pied Flycatcher    Ficedula hypoleuca   
Forest Robin    Stiphrornis erythrothorax   
Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat    Cossypha niveicapilla   
White-crowned Robin-Chat    Cossypha albicapilla   
Whinchat    Saxicola rubetra   
Forest Scrub-Robin    Cercotrichas leucosticta    H
Familiar Chat    Cercomela familiaris   
Mocking Cliff-Chat    Thamnolaea cinnamomeiventris   

WATTLE-EYES: Platysteiridae       
Black-and-white Shrike-flycatcher    Bias musicus   
Brown-throated (Common) Wattle-eye    Platysteira cyanea   
Chestnut Wattle-eye    Platysteira castanea   
Senegal Batis    Batis senegalensis   
West African Batis    Batis occulta   

MONARCH FLYCATCHERS: Monarchidae       
Chestnut-capped Flycatcher    Erythrocercus mccallii   
African Blue-Flycatcher    Elminia longicauda   
Blue-headed Crested-Flycatcher    Trochocercus nitens   
Black-headed (Red-bellied) Paradise-Flycatcher    Terpsiphone rufiventer   
African Paradise-Flycatcher    Terpsiphone viridis   

ROCKFOWL: Picathartidae       
White-necked Rockfowl (Yellow-headed Picathartes)    Picathartes gymnocephalus   

BABBLERS: Timaliidae       
Blackcap Illadopsis    Illadopsis cleaveri    H
Puvel's Illadopsis    Illadopsis puveli    H
Blackcap Babbler    Turdoides reinwardtii   
Brown Babbler    Turdoides plebejus   

TITS: Paridae       
White-shouldered Black-Tit    Melaniparus guineensis   

TREECREEPERS: Certhiidae       
Spotted Creeper    Salpornis spilonotus   

PENDULINE-TITS: Remizidae       
Tit-hylia    Pholidornis rushiae   

SUNBIRDS: Nectariniidae       
Scarlet-tufted (Fraser's) Sunbird    Deleornis fraseri   
Little Green Sunbird    Anthreptes seimundi   
Green Sunbird    Anthreptes rectirostris   
Collared Sunbird    Hedydipna collaris   
Pygmy Sunbird    Hedydipna platura   
Green-headed Sunbird    Cyanomitra verticalis   
Blue-throated Brown Sunbird    Cyanomitra cyanolaema   
Eastern Olive Sunbird    Cyanomitra olivacea   
Buff-throated Sunbird    Chalcomitra adelberti   
Scarlet-chested Sunbird    Chalcomitra senegalensis   
Olive-bellied Sunbird    Cinnyris chloropygius   
Tiny Sunbird    Cinnyris minullus   
Beautiful Sunbird    Cinnyris pulchellus   
Splendid Sunbird    Cinnyris coccinigastrus   
Johanna's Sunbird    Cinnyris johannae   
Superb Sunbird    Cinnyris superbus   
Copper Sunbird    Cinnyris cupreus   

WHITE-EYES: Zosteropidae       
African Yellow White-eye    Zosterops senegalensis   

ORIOLES: Oriolidae       
African Golden Oriole    Oriolus auratus   
Western Black-headed Oriole    Oriolus brachyrhynchus   
Black-winged Oriole    Oriolus nigripennis   

SHRIKES: Laniidae       
Common Fiscal    Lanius collaris   
Yellow-billed Shrike    Corvinella corvina   

BUSHSHRIKES AND ALLIES: Malaconotidae       
Brubru    Nilaus afer   
Northern Puffback    Dryoscopus gambensis   
Large-billed (Sabin's) Puffback    Dryoscopus sabini   
Black-crowned (-headed) Tchagra    Tchagra senegalus   
Brown-crowned Tchagra    Tchagra australis   
Common (Yellow-crowned) Gonolek    Laniarius barbarus   
Sulphur-breasted Bushshrike    Telophorus sulfureopectus   
Gray-headed Bushshrike    Malaconotus blanchoti   

HELMETSHRIKES AND ALLIES: Prionopidae       
White Helmetshrike    Prionops plumatus   
Chestnut-bellied (Red-billed) Helmetshrike    Prionops caniceps   

DRONGOS: Dicruridae       
Square-tailed Drongo    Dicrurus ludwigii   
Shining Drongo    Dicrurus atripennis   
Fork-tailed (Glossy-backed) Drongo    Dicrurus adsimilis   
Velvet-mantled Drongo    Dicrurus modestus   

CROWS: Corvidae       
Piapiac    Ptilostomus afer   
Pied Crow    Corvus albus   

STARLINGS: Sturnidae       
Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling    Lamprotornis chalybaeus   
Lesser Blue-eared Glossy-Starling    Lamprotornis chloropterus   
Bronze-tailed Glossy-Starling    Lamprotornis chalcurus   
Splendid Glossy-Starling    Lamprotornis splendidus   
Purple Glossy-Starling    Lamprotornis purpureus   
Long-tailed Glossy-Starling    Lamprotornis caudatus   
Chestnut-bellied Starling    Lamprotornis pulcher   
Copper-tailed Glossy-Starling    Lamprotornis cupreocauda   
Violet-backed Starling    Cinnyricinclus leucogaster   
Chestnut-winged Starling    Onychognathus fulgidus   
Narrow-tailed Starling    Poeoptera lugubris   

OLD WORLD SPARROWS: Passeridae       
Gray-headed Sparrow    Passer griseus   
Bush Petronia    Petronia dentata   

WEAVERS: Ploceidae       
White-billed Buffalo-Weaver    Bubalornis albirostris   
Chestnut-crowned Sparrow-Weaver    Plocepasser superciliosus   
Red-vented Malimbe    Malimbus scutatus   
Gray's (Blue-billed) Malimbe    Malimbus nitens   
Red-headed Malimbe    Malimbus rubricollis   
Red-headed Quelea    Quelea erythrops   
Red-billed Quelea    Quelea quelea   
Red-headed Weaver    Anaplectes rubriceps   
Little Weaver    Ploceus luteolus   
Black-necked Weaver    Ploceus nigricollis   
Orange Weaver    Ploceus aurantius   
Vieillot's (Black) Weaver    Ploceus nigerrimus   
Vitelline Masked-Weaver    Ploceus vitellinus   
Village Weaver    Ploceus cucullatus   
Black-headed Weaver    Ploceus melanocephalus   
Yellow-mantled Weaver    Ploceus tricolor   
Maxwell's Black (White-naped) Weaver    Ploceus albinucha   
Preuss' (Golden-backed) Weaver    Ploceus preussi   
Compact Weaver    Pachyphantes superciliosus   
Black-winged Bishop    Euplectes hordeaceus   
Orange Bishop    Euplectes franciscanus   
Yellow-shouldered (-mantled) Widowbird    Euplectes macroura   
Grosbeak Weaver    Amblyospiza albifrons   

WAXBILLS AND ALLIES: Estrildidae       
Pale-fronted Negrofinch    Nigrita luteifrons   
Gray-headed Negrofinch    Nigrita canicapillus   
Chestnut-breasted Negrofinch    Nigrita bicolor   
White-breasted Negrofinch    Nigrita fusconotus   
Lavender Waxbill    Estrilda caerulescens   
Orange-cheeked Waxbill    Estrilda melpoda   
Black-rumped Waxbill    Estrilda troglodytes   
Western Bluebill    Spermophaga haematina   
Red-cheeked Cordonbleu    Uraeginthus bengalus   
Red-winged Pytilia    Pytilia phoenicoptera   
Red-billed Firefinch    Lagonosticta senegala   
Bar-breasted Firefinch    Lagonosticta rufopicta   
Black-faced Firefinch    Lagonosticta larvata   
African (Blue-billed) Firefinch    Lagonosticta rubricata   
Black-faced (African) Quailfinch    Ortygospiza atricollis   
Bronze Mannikin    Spermestes cucullatus   
Black-and-white Mannikin    Spermestes bicolor   
African (Common) Silverbill    Euodice cantans   

INDIGOBIRDS: Viduidae       
Pin-tailed Whydah    Vidua macroura   
Paradise-Whydah sp.    Vidua sp.   

SEEDEATERS: Fringillidae       
White-rumped Seedeater    Serinus leucopygius   
Yellow-fronted Canary    Serinus mozambicus   

BUNTINGS: Emberizidae       
Cinnamon-breasted Bunting    Emberiza tahapisi   

441 Species, of which 12 were heard and not seen

 

MAMMAL LIST  

Based on Kingdon 1997

Olive Baboon  Papio anubis

Callithris Monkey  Cercopithecus sabaeus

Patas Monkey  Cercopithecus patas

Mona Monkey  Cercopithecus mona

Lesser Spot-nosed Monkey  Cercopithecus petaurista

Demidoff’s Galago  Galagoides demidoff  H

Straw-coloured Fruit Bat  Eidolon helvum

Egyptian Fruit Bat  Rousettus aegyptiacus

Hairy Bat sp.  Myotis sp.

Scrub Hare  Lepus saxatilis

Striped Ground Squirrel  Euxerus erythropus

Fire-footed Rope Squirrel  Funisciurus pyrropus  H

Green Squirrel  Paraxerus poensis

Gambian Sun Squirrel  Heliosciurus gambianus

Giant Pouched Rat  Cricetomys sp.

Blotched Genet  Genetta tigrina

Eastern Tree Hyrax  Dendrohyrax dorsalis  H

African Elephant  Loxodonta africana

Common Warthog  Phacochoerus africanus

Bushbuck  Tragelaphus scriptus

Maxwell’s Duiker  Cephalophus maxwelli

Kob  Kobus kob

Waterbuck  Kobus ellipsiprymnus


23 mammal species, of which 3 were heard and not seen

 

Yellow-headed (or White-necked) Picathartes, Ghana
Yellow-headed (or White-necked) Picathartes, Ghana