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KENYA – INTERIOR

Species list 2004

(H) – Heard Only

CN – Indicates names used by the Clements checklist

L – Locations (not all locations may be indicated)

R – Subspecies and possible splits


Common Ostrich (Struthio camelus)

CN – Ostrich

L – Lake Nakuru NP, Masai Mara GR, Nairobi NP

Somali Ostrich (Struthio molybdophanes)

CN – Ostrich

L – Samburu GR

R – (molybdophanes)

Great White Pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus)

L – Lake Nakuru NP, Limuru Pond

Pink-backed Pelican (Pelecanus rufescens)

L – Lake Baringo, Lake Naivasha, Limuru Pond

Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis)

L – Lake Nakuru NP, Lake Naivasha, Limuru Pond

Black-necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis)

CN – Eared Grebe

L – Lake Nakuru NP

Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)

L – Lake Nakuru NP, Lake Naivasha

Long-tailed Cormorant (Phalacrocorax africanus)

L – Lake Naivasha

African Darter (Ahinga melanogaster)

CN – Darter

L – Nairobi NP

Little Bittern (Ixobrychus minutus)

L – Lake Baringo, Masai Mara GR (Musiara Swamp), Lake Naivasha

R – (payesii)

Black-crowned Night-Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)

L – Lake Baringo, Nairobi NP

Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)

L – Multiple sites

Common Squacco-Heron (Ardeola ralloides)

CN – Squacco Heron

L – Mwea Rice Fields, Lake Baringo, Lake Naivasha

Madagascar Squacco-Heron (Ardeola idea)

CN – Madagascar Pond-Heron

L – Mwea Rice Fields, Nairobi NP

Striated Heron (Butorides striatus)

L – Samburu GR, Lake Baringo

Rufous-bellied Heron (Ardeola rufiventris)

L – Masai Mara GR (Musiara Swamp)

Little Egret (Egretta garzetta)

L – Mwea Rice Fields, Lake Naivasha

Dimorphic Egret (Egretta dimorpha)

L – Lake Nakuru NP

Intermediate Egret (Egretta intermedia)

L – Multiple sites

Great Egret (Ardea alba)

L – Multiple sites

Goliath Heron (Ardea goliath)

L – near Thomson Falls, Lake Baringo

Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea)

L – Lake Baringo, Lake Naivasha

Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)

L – Multiple sites

Black-headed Heron (Ardea melanocephala)

L- Multiple sites

Hamerkop (Scopus umbretta)

L – Multiple sites

Yellow-billed Stork (Mycteria ibis)

L – Multiple sites

African Open-billed Stork (Anastomus lamelligerus)

CN – African Openbill

L – Kisumu, Nairobi NP

Saddle-billed Stork (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis)

L – Masai Mara GR, Lake Naivasha

Marabou Stork (Leptoptilos crumeniferus)

L – Multiple sites

Sacred Ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus)

L – Multiple sites

Hadada Ibis (Bostrychia hagedash)

L – Multiple sites

Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus)

L – Mwea Rice Fields, Lake Baringo, Lake Nakuku NP, Lake Naivasha, Limuru Pond

African Spoonbill (Platalea alba)

L – Mwea Rice Fields, Lake Nakuru NP, Masai Mara GR, Lake Naivasha, Limuru Pond

Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber)

L – Lake Nakuru NP

Lesser Flamingo (Phoenicopterus minor)

L – Lake Nakuru NP

Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiacus)

L – Multiple sites

Spur-winged Goose (Plectropterus gambensis)

L – Lake Naivasha

Knob-billed Duck (Sarkidiornis melanotos)

CN – Comb Duck

L – Mwea Rice Fields, Lake Naivasha

White-faced Whistling-Duck (Dendrocygna viduata)

L – Mwea Rice Fields, near Mt. Lodge, Lake Nakuru NP, Lake Naivasha, Limuru Pond

Fulvous Whistling-Duck (Dendrocygna bicolor)

L – Mwea Rice Fields

Maccoa Duck (Oxyura maccoa)

L – Limuru Pond

Red-billed Teal (Anas erythrorhyncha)

CN – Red-billed Duck

L – Lake Nakuru NP, Lake Naivasha, Limuru Pond

Hottentot Teal (Anas hottentota)

L – Mwea Rice Fields, Lake Nakuru NP, Lake Naivasha, Limuru Pond

Cape Teal (Anas capensis)

L – Lake Nakuru NP

White-backed Duck (Thalassornis leuconotus)

L – Limuru Pond

Yellow-billed Duck (Anas undulata)

L – Lake Nakuru NP, Lake Naivasha, Limuru Pond

African Black Duck (Anas sparsa)

L – Naro Moro River Lodge

Southern Pochard (Netta erythrophthalma)

L – near Mt. Lodge, Lake Naivasha, Limuru Pond

Black Kite (Milvus migrans)

L – Multiple sites

R – (parasiticus)

Black-shouldered Kite (Elanus caeruleus)

L – Multiple sites

African Swallow-tailed Kite (Chelictinia riocourii)

CN – Scissor-tailed Kite

L – Samburu GR

Secretary Bird (Sagittarius serpentarius)

L – Samburu GR, Masai Mara GR

African Fish Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer)

L – Samburu GR, Lake Nakuru NP, Lake Baringo, Lake Naivasha

Palm-nut Vulture (Gypohierax angolensis)

L – Samburu GR

Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus)

L – Rift Valley (near Satellite Station)

Hooded Vulture (Necrosyrtes monachus)

L – Samburu GR, Masai Mara GR

White-headed Vulture (Trigonoceps occipitalis)

L – Masai Mara GR

African White-backed Vulture (Gyps africanus)

CN – White-backed Vulture

L – Samburu GR, Masai Mara GR, Nairobi NP

Ruppell’s Griffon Vulture (Gyps rueppellii)

CN – Rueppell’s Griffon

L – Samburu GR, Masai Mara GR

Lappet-faced Vulture (Torgos tracheliotus)

L – Samburu GR, Masai Mara GR

Black-chested Snake-Eagle (Circaetus pectoralis)

CN – Black-breasted Snake-Eagle

L – Samburu GR, Masai Mara GR

Brown Snake-Eagle (Circaetus cinereus)

L – Samburu GR, Lake Nakuru NP, Masai Mara GR

Western Banded Snake-Eagle (Circaetus cinerascens)

CN – Banded Snake-Eagle

L – Trans-Mara Forest

Eastern Chanting-Goshawk (Melierax poliopterus)

L – Magadi Road, Samburu GR

Dark Chanting-Goshawk (Melierax metabates)

L – Lake Baringo, Masai Mara GR

Gabar Goshawk (Micronisus gabar)

L – Maxwell Academy, Samburu GR, Lake Baringo

Shikra (Accipiter badius)

L – Lake Baringo, Kisumu

African Goshawk (Accipiter tachiro)

L – Masai Mara GR (Kichwa Tembo Camp)

Great Sparrowhawk (Accipiter melanoleucus)

CN – Black Goshawk

L – near Narok, Kinnangop Plateau

African Cuckoo-Hawk (Aviceda cuculoides)

L – Blue Post Hotel

Bat Hawk (Macheiramphus alcinus)

L – Masai Mara GR

African Harrier-Hawk (Polyboroides typus)

L – near Mt. Lodge, Samburu GR, near Thomson’s Falls, Kerio Valley, Lake Naivasha

Augur Buzzard (Buteo augur)

L – Multiples sites

Mountain Buzzard (Buteo oreophilus)

L – Mt. Kenya NP

Tawny Eagle (Aquila rapax)

L – Multiple sites

Wahlberg’s Eagle (Aquila wahlbergi)

L – Kerio Valley, Trans-Mara Forest

African Hawk-Eagle (Aquila spilogaster)

L – Samburu GR

Bateleur (Terathopius ecaudatus)

L – Samburu GR, Masai Mara GR

Long-crested Eagle (Lophaetus occipitalis)

L – Multiple sites

Martial Eagle (Polemaetus bellicosus)

L – Samburu GR, Nairobi NP

African Crowned Eagle (Stephanoaetus coronatus)

CN – Crowned Hawk-Eagle

L – Mt. Kenya NP, Nairobi NP

Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)

CN – Eurasian Kestrel

L – Lake Baringo

R – Rock Kestrel (rufescens)

Greater Kestrel (Falco rupicoloides)

L – Rift Valley (near Satellite Station)

Grey Kestrel (Falco ardosiaceus)

L – Masai Mara GR

Pygmy Falcon (Polihierax semitorquatus)

L – Samburu GR

Lanner Falcon (Falco biarmicus)

L – Samburu GR, Lake Baringo

R – (abyssinicus)

Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)

L – Tana River Main Bridge, Kisumu

R – (minor)

Helmeted Guineafowl (Numida melagris)

L – Samburu GR, Lake Nakuru NP, Masai Mara GR, Nairobi NP

R – (reichenowi)

Vulturine Guineafowl (Acryllium vulturinum)

L – Samburu GR

Scaly Francolin (Francolinus squamatus)

L – Mt. Lodge, Kieni Forest

Jackson’s Francolin (Francolinus jacksoni)

L – Mt. Kenya NP (Met Station)

Coqui Francolin (Francolinus coqui)

L – Masai Mara GR

R – (hubbardi)

Hildebrandt’s Francolin (Francolinus hildebrandti)

L – Lake Nakuru NP

Crested Francolin (Francolinus sephaena)

L – Samburu GR, Kerio Valley (Kerio River)

R – (grantii)

Yellow-necked Spurfowl (Francolinus leucoscepus)

CN – Yellow-necked Francolin

L – Samburu GR, Nairobi NP

Red-necked Spurfowl (Francolinus afer)

CN – Red-necked Francolin

L – Masai Mara GR

R – (cranchii)

Common Quail (Coturnix coturnix)

L – Kinnangop Plateau

R – (erlangeri)

White-spotted Flufftail (Sarothrura pulchra)

L – Kakamega Forest (Rondo Retreat)

Black Crake (Amaurornis flavirostris)

L – Mwea Rice Fields, Lake Naivasha

Purple Swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio)

L – Nairobi NP

Allen’s Gallinule (Porphyrio alleni)

L – Lake Baringo

African Water Rail (Rallus caerulescens)

CN – African Rail

L – Mwea Rice Fields, Masai Mara GR (Musiara Swamp)

Red-knobbed Coot (Fulica cristata)

L – Lake Naivasha, Limuru Pond

Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus)

L – Lake Naivasha

African Jacana (Actophilornis africanus)

L – Multiple sites

Grey Crowned-Crane (Balearica regulorum)

L – Multiple sites

Kori Bustard (Ardeotis kori)

L – Samburu GR, Rift Valley (near Satellite Station)

White-bellied Bustard (Eupodotis senegalensis)

L – Samburu GR

Buff-crested Bustard (Eupodotis gindiana)

L – Samburu GR

Black-bellied Bustard (Lissotis melanogaster)

L – Masai Mara GR

Hartlaub’s Bustard (Lissotis hartlaubii)

L – Nairobi NP

Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)

L – Mwea Rice Fields, Lake Nakuru NP, Lake Naivasha

Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)

L – Lake Naivasha

Greater Painted-Snipe (Rostratula benghalensis)

L – Mwea Rice Fields

Spotted Thick-knee (Burhinus capensis)

L – Maxwell Academy

Water Thick-knee (Burhinus vermiculatus)

L – Samburu GR

Temminck’s Courser (Cursorius temminckii)

L – Masai Mara GR

Somali Courser (Cursorius somalensis)

CN – Cream-coloured Courser, race (somalensis)

L – Samburu GR

Two-banded Courser (Smutsornis africanus)

CN – Double-banded Courser

L – Masai Mara GR (near Siana Springs)

Heuglin’s Courser (Rhinotilus cinctus)

CN – Three-banded Courser

L – Lake Baringo

Blacksmith Lapwing (Vanellus armatus)

CN – Blacksmith Plover

Spur-winged Lapwing (Vanellus spinosus)

CN – Spur-winged Plover

Long-toed Lapwing (Vanellus crassirostris)

L – Mwea Rice Fields, Masai Mara GR (Musiara Swamp)

African Wattled Lapwing (Vanellus senegallus)

CN – Wattled Lapwing

L – Masai Mara GR

R – (lateralis)

Crowned Lapwing (Vanellus coronatus)

L – Maxwell Academy, Samburu GR, Masai Mara GR

Black-headed Lapwing (Vanellus tectus)

L – near Lake Baringo

Black-winged Lapwing (Vanellus melanopterus)

L – Masai Mara GR, Kinnangop Plateau

Kittlitz’s Plover (Charadrius pecuarius)

L – Mwea Rice Fields, Lake Nakuru NP

Three-banded Plover (Charadrius tricollaris)

L – Masai Mara GR, Nairobi NP

Caspian Plover (Charadrius asiaticus)

L – Masai Mara GR

Ruff (Philomachus pugnax)

L – Lake Nakuru NP, Lake Naivasha

Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos)

L – Multiple sites

Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)

L – Samburu GR, Lake Naivasha

Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus)

L – Mt. Lodge

Common Greenshank (Tringa nebularia)

L – Lake Nakuru NP, Lake Naivasha

Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis)

L – Lake Nakuru NP, Lake Naivasha

Little Stint (Calidris minuta)

L – Lake Nakuru NP, Lake Naivasha

Curlew Sandpiper (Caladris ferruginea)

L – Lake Nakuru NP, Lake Naivasha

Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa)

L – Lake Naivasha

African Snipe (Gallinago nigripennis)

L – Kinnangop Plateau

Grey-headed Gull (Larus cirrocephalus)

L – near Thomson’s Falls, Lake Nakuru NP, Kisumu, Lake Naivasha

Gull-billed Tern (Sterna nilotica)

L – Mwea Rice Fields, Lake Nakuru NP

White-winged Tern (Chlidonias leucopterus)

L – Lake Nakuru NP, Lake Naivasha

Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybridus)

L – Mwea Rice Fields, Lake Nakuru NP, near Eldoret, Kisumu, Lake Naivasha, Limuru Ponds

Black-faced Sandgrouse (Pterocles decoratus)

L – Samburu GR

Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles exustus)

L – Samburu GR

Lichtenstein’s Sandgrouse (Pterocles lichtensteinii)

L – Samburu GR

Yellow-throated Sandgrouse (Pterocles gutturalis)

L – Masai Mara GR

African Green Pigeon (Treron calva)

L – Blue Post Hotel, Lake Baringo, Kakamega Forest (Rondo Retreat)

Eastern Bronze-naped Pigeon (Columba delegorguei)

CN – Delegorgue’s Pigeon

L – Mt. Lodge, Kakamega Forest (Pumphouse Trail)

Speckled Pigeon (Columba guinea)

L – Multiple sites

Olive Pigeon (Columba arquatrix)

CN – Rameron Pigeon

L – Mt. Lodge, Mt. Kenya NP, Lake Nakuru NP

Feral Pigeon (Columba livia)

CN – Rock Dove

L – Multiple sites

Emerald-spotted Wood-Dove (Turtur chalcospilos)

L – Magadi Road, Samburu GR, Lake Nakuru NP

Blue-spotted Wood-Dove (Turtur afer)

L – Lake Nakuru NP, Kakamega Forest (Rondo Retreat)

Tambourine Dove (Turtur tympanistria)

L – Blue Post Hotel, Mt. Lodge, near Tambach

Namaqua Dove (Oena capensis)

L – Multiple sites

Ring-necked Dove (Streptopelia capicola)

L – Multiple sites

Red-eyed Dove (Streptopelia semitorquata)

L – Multiple sites

African Mourning Dove (Streptopelia decipiens)

L – Samburu GR, Lake Baringo, Kisumu

Laughing Dove (Streptopelia senegalensis)

L – Multiple sites

Dusky Turtle Dove (Streptopelia lugens)

L – near Mt. Lodge, Mt. Rock Lodge, Between Siana Springs and Lake Naivasha

Brown Parrot (Poicephalus meyeri)

CN – Meyer’s Parrot

L – Masai Mara GR

African Orange-bellied Parrot (Poicephalus rufiventris)

CN – Red-bellied Parrot

L – Samburu GR

Grey Parrot (Psittacus erithacus)

L – Kakamega Forest (Zimmerman Plot)

Red-fronted Parrot (Poicephalus gulielmi)

L – Mt. Lodge, Mt. Kenya NP

Fischer’s Lovebird (Agapornis fischeri)

L – Maxwell Academy, Lake Nakuru NP, Lake Naivasha

Great Blue Turaco (Corythaeola cristata)

L – Kakamega Forest (Pumphouse Trail, Zimmerman Plot, Rondo Retreat)

Ross’s Turaco (Musophaga rossae)

L – near Kabernet, near Tambach, Masai Mara GR

White-crested Turaco (Tauraco leucolophus)

L – Kerio Valley (Kerio River)

Hartlaub’s Turaco (Tauraco hartlaubi)

L – Mt. Lodge, Mt. Rock Lodge, Naro Moro River Lodge, Mt. Kenya NP

Schalow’s Turaco (Tauraco schalowi)

L – Masai Mara GR (Sabaringo Valley)

White-bellied Go-Away-Bird (Corythaixoides leucogaster)

L – Samburu GR, Lake Baringo

Bare-faced Go-Away-Bird (Corythaixoides personatus)

L – Masai Mara GR

(H) Eastern Grey Plantain-eater (Crinifer zonurus)

L - Kisumu

Levaillant’s Cuckoo (Clamator levaillantii)

L – Lake Nakuru NP

Red-chested Cuckoo (Cuculus solitarius)

L – Lake Nakuru NP, Kerio Valley (Kerio River)

Black Cuckoo (Cuculus clamosus)

L – Lake Nakuru NP, Lake Naivasha

R – (gabonensis)

Diederik Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx caprius)

CN – Dideric Cuckoo

L – Lake Nakuru NP, Lake Baringo

Klaas’s Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx klaas)

L – Samburu GR, Lake Nakuru NP, Nairobi NP

African Emerald Cuckoo (Chrysococcyx cupreus)

L – Kakamega Forest (Ikuyuwa River)

Yellowbill (Ceuthmochares aereus)

L – Kakamega Forest (Zimmerman Plot)

R – (aereus)

White-browed Coucal (Centropus superciliosus)

L – Multiple sites

Blue-headed Coucal (Centropus monachus)

L - Kisumu

Barn Owl (Tyto alba)

L – Lake Naivasha

Marsh Owl (Asio capensis)

L – Masai Mara GR

African Scops Owl (Otus senegalensis)

L – Masai Mara GR (Mara Sarova)

White-faced Scops Owl (Ptilopsis leucotis)

CN – Northern White-faced Owl

L – Lake Baringo

R – (leucotis)

Verreaux’s Eagle-Owl (Bubo lacteus)

L – Samburu GR, Lake Nakuru NP

Grayish Eagle-Owl (Bubo cinerascens)

L – Lake Baringo

Cape Eagle-Owl (Bubo capensis)

L – near Nyahururu

R – Mackinder’s Eagle-Owl (mackinderi)

Pearl-spotted Owlet (Glaucidium perlatum)

L – Samburu GR, Lake Nakuru NP, Masai Mara GR (near Siana Springs)

Red-chested Owlet (Glaucidium tephronotum)

L – Kakamega Forest (Zimmerman Plot)

Slender-tailed Nightjar (Caprimulgus clarus)

L – Samburu GR, Lake Baringo

Montane Nightjar (Caprimulgus poliocephalus)

CN – Abyssinian Nightjar

L – Masai Mara GR (Mara Sarova)

Donaldson-Smith’s Nightjar (Caprimulgus donaldsoni)

L – Samburu GR (Samburu Serena)

Little Swift (Apus affinis)

L – Multiple sites

White-rumped Swift (Apus caffer)

L – Maxwell Academy, Lake Nakuru NP, near Tambach, Nairobi NP

Horus Swift (Apus hours)

L – Lake Nakuru NP, Kerio Valley (Kerio River), Lake Naivasha

Mottled Swift (Tachymarptis aequatorialis)

L – Maxwell Academy, Magadi Road (Ngong Escarpment), Samburu GR

African Black Swift (Apus barbatus)

CN – African Swift

L – near Thomson’s Falls, Lake Nakuru NP, Masai Mara GR

Nyanza Swift (Apus niansae)

L – near Thomson’s Falls, Lake Nakuru NP, Lake Naivasha, Nairobi NP

R – (niansae)

Eurasian Swift (Apus apus)

CN – Common Swift

L – Maxwell Academy

Scarce Swift (Schoutedenapus myoptilus)

L – Kakamega Forest (Rondo Retreat)

African Palm Swift (Cypsiurus parvus)

L – Samburu GR, Kisumu, Nairobi NP

Speckled Mousebird (Colius striatus)

L – Multiple sites

White-headed Mousebird (Colius leucocephalus)

L – Samburu GR

Blue-naped Mousebird (Urocolius macrourus)

L – Maxwell Academy, Samburu GR, Lake Baringo

Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis)

L – Maxwell Academy, Lake Nakuru NP, Lake Naivasha, Nairobi NP

Striped Kingfisher (Halcyon chelicuti)

L – Masai Mara GR

Grey-headed Kingfisher (Halcyon leucocephala)

L – Tana River (Main Bridge), near Mwea Rice Fields, Samburu GR

Brown-hooded Kingfisher (Halcyon albiventris)

L – Blue Post Hotel (Chania River)

Giant Kingfisher (Megaceryle maxima)

L – Naro Maro River Lodge

Woodland Kingfisher (Halcyon senegalensis)

L – Lake Baringo, Kisumu

Malachite Kingfisher (Alcedo cristata)

L – Mwea Rice Fields, Lake Nakuru NP, Kisumu, Masai Mara GR, Lake Naivasha

African Pygmy Kingfisher (Ispidina picta)

L – near Lake Baringo, Kerio Valley (Kerio River), Kakamega Forest (Pumphouse Trail)

Little Bee-eater (Merops pusillus)

L – Samburu GR, Masai Mara GR, Nairobi NP

R – (cyanostictus)

Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater (Merops oreobates)

L – Mt. Lodge, Mt. Rock Lodge, Kakamega Forest (Rondo Retreat)

White-throated Bee-eater (Merops albicollis)

L – Lake Baringo

Somali Bee-eater (Merops revoilii)

L – Samburu GR

Blue-headed Bee-eater (Merops meulleri)

L – Kakamega Forest (Zimmerman Plot)

Madagascar Bee-eater (Merops superciliosus)

L – Lake Baringo, Kisumu

White-fronted Bee-eater (Merops bullockoides)

L – Lake Nakuru NP, near Mogotio, Rift Valley (near Satellite Station), Lake Naivasha

Broad-billed Roller (Eurystomus glaucurus)

L – Lake Nakuru NP

Lilac-breasted Roller (Coracias caudata)

L – Multiple sites

R – (caudata)

Rufous-crowned Roller (Coracias naevia)

L – Magadi Road, Lake Baringo

Green Wood-Hoopoe (Phoeniculus purpureus)

L – Samburu GR, Lake Nakuru NP, Lake Naivasha

White-headed Wood-Hoopoe (Phoeniculus bollei)

L – Mt. Lodge, Mt. Kenya NP, Kieni Forest

African Hoopoe (Upupa africana)

CN – Eurasian Hoopoe, race (africana)

L – Masai Mara GR, Lake Naivasha

Eurasian Hoopoe (Upupa epops)

L – Lake Nakuru NP

R – (waibeli)

Abyssinian Scimitarbill (Rhinopomastus minor)

L – Magadi Road, Samburu GR, Nairobi NP

Common Scimitarbill (Rhinopomastus cyanomelas)

L – Lake Nakuru NP, Masai Mara GR (near Siana Springs)

Eastern Yellow-billed Hornbill (Tockus flavirostris)

L – Samburu GR

Red-billed Hornbill (Tockus erythrorhynchus)

L – Samburu GR, near Lake Baringo

Von der Decken’s Hornbill (Tockus deckeni)

L – Magadi Road, Samburu GR, Masai Mara GR (near Siana Springs)

Jackson’s Hornbill (Tockus jacksoni)

L – Lake Baringo

Hemprich’s Hornbill (Tockus hemprichii)

L – Lake Baringo

African Grey Hornbill (Tockus nasutus)

L – Mutliple sites

Crowned Hornbill (Tockus alboterminatus)

L – Mt. Lodge, Timau Junction, Kerio Valley (near Tambach)

Black-and-white-casqued Hornbill (Ceratogymna subcylindricus)

L – Kakamega Forest

Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird (Pogoniulus bilineatus)

L – Mt. Lodge, Mt. Kenya NP, Kakamega Forest

R – (jacksoni)

Moustached Green Tinkerbird (Pogoniulus leucomystax)

CN – Moustached Tinkerbird

L – Mt. Lodge, near Tambach

Red-fronted Tinkerbird (Pogoniulus pusillus)

L – Blue Post Hotel, Lake Baringo

White-eared Barbet (Stactolaema leucotis)

L – Mt. Lodge

R – (kilimense)

Grey-throated Barbet (Gymnobucco bonapartei)

L – Kakamega Forest

Red-fronted Barbet (Tricholaema diademata)

L – Magadi Road (Ngong Escarpment), Masai Mara GR (near Siana Springs)

R – (massaica)

Spot-flanked Barbet (Tricholaema lachrymosa)

L – Blue Post Hotel, Kerio Valley (Kerio River), Masai Mara GR (Sabaringo Valley)

Black-throated Barbet (Tricholaema melanocephala)

L – Magadi Road, Samburu GR, Lake Baringo

R – (stigmatothorax)

Hairy-breasted Barbet (Tricholaema hirsuta)

L – Kakamega Forest (Zimmerman Plot)

Yellow-spotted Barbet (Buccanodon duchaillui)

L – Kakamega Forest (Zimmerman Plot)

White-headed Barbet (Lybius leucocephalus)

L – Blue Post Hotel, Kerio Valley (Kerio River), Masai Mara GR (Sabaringo Valley)

R – White-tailed Barbet (senex), White-headed Barbet (albicauda, leucocephalus)

Black-billed Barbet (Lybius guifsobalito)

L - Kisumu

Double-toothed Barbet (Lybius bidentatus)

L – Kerio Valley (Kerio River), near Tambach, Kakamega Forest, Kisumu

d’Arnaud’s Barbet (Trachyphonus darnaudii)

L – Samburu GR, Lake Baringo, Kerio Valley (Kerio River)

Usambiro Barbet (Trachyphonus usambiro)

L – Masai Mara GR

Red-and-yellow Barbet (Trachyphonus erythrocephalus)

L – Magadi Road, Samburu GR, Lake Baringo, Kerio Valley (Kerio River)

R – (erythrocephalus, versicolor)

Yellow-billed Barbet (Trachyphonus purpuratus)

L – Kakamega Forest (Pumphouse Trail, Zimmerman Plot)

Greater Honeyguide (Indicator indicator)

L – Maxwell Academy, Masai Mara GR (Sabaringo Valley)

Scaly-throated Honeyguide (Indicator variegatus)

L – Lake Nakuru NP

Lesser Honeyguide (Indicator minor)

L – Samburu GR, Lake Baringo, Kakamega Forest (Rondo Retreat)

Least Honeyguide (Indicator exilis)

L – Kakamega Forest (Zimmerman Plot)

Red-throated Wryneck (Jynx ruficollis)

CN – Rufous-necked Wryneck

L – Masai Mara GR (Sabaringo Valley)

Tullberg’s Woodpecker (Campethera tullbergi)

L – Masai Mara GR (Sabaringo Valley)

R – (taeniolaema)

Buff-spotted Woodpecker (Campethera nivosa)

L – Kakamega Forest

Brown-eared Woodpecker (Campethera caroli)

L – Kakamega Forest (Pumphouse Trail)

Nubian Woodpecker (Campethera nubica)

L – Magadi Road (Ngong Escarpment), Samburu GR, Lake Baringo, Lake Naivasha

Cardinal Woodpecker (Dendropicos fuscescens)

L – Multiple sites

R – (massaicus, lepidus)

Bearded Woodpecker (Dendropicos namaquus)

L – Mt. Lodge, Samburu GR

Yellow-crested Woodpecker (Dendropicos xantholophus)

CN – Golden-crowned Woodpecker

L – Kakamega Forest (Zimmerman Plot)

African Grey-headed Woodpecker (Dendropicos spodocephalus)

CN – Grey-headed Woodpecker

L – Magadi Road, Lake Nakuru NP

R – (rhodeogaster)

African Broadbill (Smithornis capensis)

L – Kakamega Forest (Quarry Road)

R – (meinertzhageni)

Rufous-naped Lark (Mirafra africana)

L – Lake Nakuru NP, Masai Mara GR, Nairobi NP

R – (athi, tropicalis)

Red-winged Lark (Mirafra hypermetra)

L – Samburu GR

Flappet Lark (Mirafra rufocinnamomea)

L – Masai Mara GR

R – (kawirondensis)

Fawn-coloured Lark (Mirafra africanoides)

L – Magadi Road, Samburu GR

Pink-breasted Lark (Mirafra poecilosterna)

L – Samburu GR

Red-capped Lark (Calandrella cinerea)

L – Lake Nakuru NP, Masai Mara GR

R – (williamsi, saturatior)

Short-tailed Lark (Pseudalaemon fremantlii)

L – Magadi Road (near Ngong Escarpment)

Fischer’s Sparrow-Lark (Eremopterix leucopareia)

L – Samburu GR, Masai Mara GR

Chestnut-headed Sparrow-Lark (Eremopterix signata)

L – Samburu GR (near Isiolo)

Rock Martin (Hirundo fuligula)

L – Multiple sites

Plain Martin (Riparia paludicola)

L – Multiple sites

Banded Martin (Riparia cincta)

L – near Tambach, Masai Mara GR, Nairobi NP

R – (suahelica)

Red-rumped Swallow (Hirundo daurica)

L – Multiple sites

Mosque Swallow (Hirundo senegalensis)

L – Mt. Lodge, Lake Nakuru NP, Kakamega Forest (Rondo Retreat)

R – (monteiri)

Rufous-chested Swallow (Hirundo semirufa)

L – Masai Mara GR

Lesser Striped Swallow (Hirundo abyssinica)

L – Multiple sites

Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)

L – Mwea Rice Fields, Lake Nakuru NP, Masai Mara GR

Angola Swallow (Hirundo angolensis)

L – Mogotio

Ethiopian Swallow (Hirundo aethiopica)

L – Samburu GR

Wire-tailed Swallow (Hirundo smithii)

L – Multiple sites

Grey-rumped Swallow (Hirundo griseopyga)

L – Rift Valley (near Satellite Station)

Black Saw-wing (Psalidoprocne holomelas)

L – Multiple sites

R – (massaica)

White-headed Saw-wing (Psalidoprocne albiceps)

L – Kerio Valley, Kakamega Forest, Masai Mara GR

African Pied Wagtail (Motacilla aguimp)

L – Multiple sites

Mountain Wagtail (Motacilla clara)

L – Blue Post Hotel (Chania River)

Cape Wagtail (Motacilla capensis)

L – Mt. Lodge

Golden Pipit (Tmetothylacus tenellus)

L – Samburu GR

Yellow-throated Longclaw (Macronyx croceus)

L – Lake Nakuru NP, Masai Mara GR

Sharpe’s Longclaw (Macronyx sharpei)

CN – Sharpe’s Pipit

L – Kinnangop Plateau

Pangani Longclaw (Macronyx aurantiigula)

L – Nairobi NP

Rosy-breasted Longclaw (Macronyx ameliae)

CN – Rosy-throated Longclaw

L – Masai Mara GR, Nairobi NP

Grassland Pipit (Anthus cinnamomeus)

CN – African Pipit

L – Magadi Road, Lake Nakuru NP, Masai Mara GR, Nairobi NP

Long-billed Pipit (Anthus similis)

L – Magadi Road (Ngong Escarpment), near Lake Naivasha, Nairobi NP

R – (hararensis)

"Nairobi Pipit" (Anthus "chyuluensis")

CN – Not yet published

L – Nairobi NP (Langata Forest)

Plain-backed Pipit (Anthus leucophrys)

L – Lake Nakuru NP, Masai Mara GR

R – (goodsoni)

Black Cuckoo-Shrike (Campephaga flava)

L – Blue Post Hotel, Lake Nakuru NP, Kakamega Forest, Lake Naivasha

Purple-throated Cuckoo-Shrike (Campephaga quiscalina)

L – Mt. Lodge, Naro Moro River Lodge, near Tambach

Petit’s Cuckoo-Shrike (Campephaga petiti)

L – Kakamega Forest (Pumphouse Trail, Rondo Retreat)

Grey Cuckoo-Shrike (Coracina caesia)

L – Mt. Lodge, Naro Moro River Lodge, Masai Mara GR (Sabaringo Valley)

Common Bulbul (Pycnonotus barbatus)

L – Multiple sites

R – (tricolor), Dodson’s Bulbul (dodsoni)

Yellow-whiskered Greenbul (Andropadus latirostris)

CN – Yellow-whiskered Bulbul

L – Naro Moro River Lodge, Kakamega Forest

Mountain Greenbul (Andropadus nigriceps)

CN – Eastern Mountain-Greenbul

L – Mt. Lodge, Mt. Rock Lodge, Mt. Kenya NP, Kieni Forest

R – (kikuyuensis)

Slender-billed Greenbul (Andropadus gracilirostris)

L – Mt. Lodge, Kakamega Forest, Kieni Forest

Grey-olive Greenbul (Phyllastrephus cerviniventris)

L – Blue Post Hotel

Shelley’s Greenbul (Andropadus masukuensis)

L – Kakamega Forest (Zimmerman Plot, Ikuyuwa River)

R – Kakamega Greenbul (kakamegae)

Northern Brownbul (Phyllastrephus strepitans)

L – Samburu GR

Zanzibar Sombre Greenbul (Andropadus importunus)

CN – Sombre Greenbul

L – Blue Post Hotel

R - (fricki)

Cabanis’s Greenbul (Phyllastrephus cabanisi)

L – Kakamega Forest (Pumphouse Trail, Zimmerman Plot)

Placid Greenbul (Phyllastrephus placidus)

L – Naro Moro River Lodge

Little Grey Greenbul (Andropadus gracilis)

CN – Grey Greenbul

L – Kakamega Forest (Pumphouse Trail, Zimmerman Plot)

Ansorge’s Greenbul (Andropadus ansorgei)

L – Kakamega Forest (Zimmerman Plot)

Toro Olive Greenbul (Phyllastrephus hypochloris)

L – Kakamega Forest (Pumphouse Trail)

(H) Cameroon Sombre Greenbul (Andropadus curvirostris)

CN – Plain Greenbul

L – Kakamega Forest (Zimmerman Plot)

Joyful Greenbul (Chlorocichla laetissima)

L – Kakamega Forest

Red-tailed Bristlebill (Bleda syndactyla)

CN – Common Bristlebill

L – Kakamega Forest

Yellow-throated Greenbul (Chlorocichla flaviventris)

L - Kisumu

Honeyguide Greenbul (Baeopogon indicator)

L – Kakamega Forest (Pumphouse Trail, Zimmerman Plot)

White-starred Robin (Pogonocichla stellata)

L – Mt. Lodge, Mt. Kenya NP, Kieni Forest

Equatorial Akalat (Sheppardia aequatorialis)

L – Kakamega Forest (Ikuyuwa River, Zimmerman Plot)

Brown-chested Alethe (Alethe poliocephala)

L – Kakamega Forest

Cape Robin-Chat (Cossypha caffra)

L – Maxwell Academy, Mt. Lodge

White-browed Robin-Chat (Cossypha heuglini)

L – Lake Nakuru NP, near Tambach, Masai Mara GR

Ruppell’s Robin-Chat (Cossypha semirufa)

CN – Rueppell’s Robin-Chat

L – Maxwell Academy, Mt. Lodge, Nairobi NP

Blue-shouldered Robin-Chat (Cossypha cyanocampter)

L – Kakamega Forest (Zimmerman Plot, Ikuyuwa River)

Snowy-headed Robin-Chat (Cossypha niveicapilla)

CN – Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat

L – Kakamega Forest (Rondo Retreat)

Olive Thrush (Turdus olivaceus)

L – Mt. Lodge, Mt. Kenya NP, Nairobi NP

African Thrush (Turdus pelios)

L – Lake Nakuru NP, Kakamega Forest (Rondo Retreat), Kisumu)

African Bare-eyed Thrush (Turdus tephronotus)

L – Samburu GR

Abyssinian Ground-Thrush (Zoothera piaggiae)

L – Mt. Kenya NP (Met Station)

White-tailed Ant-Thrush (Neocossyphus poensis)

L – Kakamega Forest (Zimmerman Plot)

R – (kakamegoes)

Little Rock-Thrush (Monticola rufocinereus)

L – Magadi Road (Ngong Escarpment), Naro Moro River Lodge

Northern Anteater Chat (Myrmecocichla aethiops)

L – Lake Nakuru NP, Masai Mara GR

Sooty Chat (Myrmecocichla nigra)

L – Masai Mara GR

Cliff Chat (Thamnolaea cinnamomeiventris)

CN – Mocking Cliff-Chat

L – Lake Nakuru NP, Lake Baringo

African Stonechat (Saxicola torquata)

L – Magadi Road (Ngong Escarpment), Mt. Lodge, Trans-Mara Forest

Capped Wheatear (Oenanthe pileata)

L – Magadi Road (Ngong Escarpment), Masai Mara GR, Rift Valley (near Satellite Station)

Schalow’s Wheatear (Oenanthe schalowi)

CN – Mourning Wheatear, race (schalowi)

L – Rift Valley (near Satellite Station), near Great Rift Valley Lodge (Naivasha)

White-browed Scrub-Robin (Cercotrichas leucophrys)

CN – Red-backed Scrub-Robin

L – Magadi Road (Ngong Escarpment), Samburu GR, Lake Baringo, Masai Mara GR

Spotted Morning-Thrush (Cichladusa guttata)

L – Tana River (Main Bridge), Samburu GR, Lake Baringo

Familiar Chat (Cercomela familiaris)

L – Masai Mara GR (Sabaringo Valley)

Brown-tailed Rock Chat (Cercomela scotocerca)

CN – Brown-tailed Chat

L – Lake Baringo

Alpine Chat (Cercomela sordida)

CN – Moorland Chat

L – Mt. Kenya NP (Met Station)

R – (ernesti)

Dark-capped Yellow Warbler (Chloropeta natalensis)

CN – African Yellow Warbler

L – Nairobi NP

R – (massaica)

Mountain Yellow Warbler (Chloropeta similis)

L – Mt. Kenya NP

Lesser Swamp Warbler (Acrocephalus gracilirostris)

L – Mwea Rice Fields, Lake Baringo, Lake Naivasha

R – (parvus)

(H) Greater Swamp Warbler (Acrocephalus rufescens)

L - Kisumu

(H) White-winged Warbler (Bradypterus carpalis)

CN – White-winged Scrub-Warbler

L - Kisumu

Cinnamon Bracken Warbler (Bradypterus cinnamomeus)

L – Mt. Lodge, Mt. Kenya NP, Thomson Falls

R – (mildbreadi)

Little Rush Warbler (Bradypterus baboecala)

CN – African Bush-Warbler

L – Mwea Rice Fields

R – (elgonensis)

Buff-bellied Warbler (Phyllolais pulchella)

L – Kerio Valley (Kerio Valley), Nairobi NP

Uganda Woodland Warbler (Phylloscopus budongoensis)

CN – Uganda Wood-Warbler

L – Kakamega Forest

Brown Woodland Warbler (Phylloscopus umbrovirens)

L – Mt. Kenya NP, Kieni Forest

R – (mackensianus)

Green Hylia (Hylia prasina)

L – Kakamega Forest (Rondo Retreat)

Northern Crombec (Sylvietta brachyura)

L – Samburu GR, Lake Baringo

R – (leucopsis)

Red-faced Crombec (Sylvietta whytii)

L – Kerio Valley (Kerio River), Lake Nakuru NP

R – (chubbi)

Somali Long-billed Crombec (Sylvietta isabellina)

CN – Somali Crombec

L – Samburu GR

Yellow-bellied Eremomela (Eremomela icteropygialis)

L – Magadi Road, Samburu GR, Lake Baringo

Yellow-vented Eremomela (Eremomela flavicrissalis)

L – Samburu GR

Green-capped Eremomela (Eremomela scotops)

CN – Greencap Eremomela

L – Masai Mara GR (Sabaringo Valley)

R – (citriniceps)

Green-backed Eremomela (Eremomela canescens)

L – Kerio Valley (Kabarnet Escarpment)

Turner’s Eremomela (Eremomela turneri)

L – Kakamega Forest (Pumphouse Trail)

Southern Hyliota (Hyliota australis)

L – Kakamega Forest (Rondo Retreat)

R – (slatini)

Black-faced Rufous Warbler (Bathmocercus rufus)

L – Kakamega Forest

Banded Parisoma (Parisoma boehmi)

CN – Banded Warbler

L – Magadi Road, Samburu GR

R – (boehmi, marsabit)

Brown Parisoma (Parisoma lugens)

CN – Brown Warbler

L – Maxwell Academy

African Moustached Warbler (Melocichla mentalis)

CN – Moustached Grass-Warbler

L – Tana River (Main Bridge), Nairobi NP

Pectoral-patch Cisticola (Cisticola brunnescens)

L – Lake Nakuru NP, Masai Mara GR, Nairobi NP

Zitting Cisticola (Cisticola juncidis)

L – Masai Mara GR

R – (uropygialis)

Desert Cisticola (Cisticola aridulus)

L – Samburu GR, Masai Mara GR, Nairobi NP

Wing-snapping Cisticola (Cisticola ayresii)

L – near Eldoret

Stout Cisticola (Cisticola robustus)

L – Masai Mara GR, Nairobi NP

R – (nuchalis)

Croaking Cisticola (Cisticola natalensis)

L – Masai Mara GR (near Siana Springs)

Rattling Cisticola (Cisticola chiniana)

L – Multiple sites

Boran Cisticola (Cisticola bodessa)

L – Timau Junction

Wailing Cisticola (Cisticola lais)

L – near Great Rift Valley Lodge (Lake Naivasha area)

R – Lyne’s Cisticola (distinctus)

Ashy Cisticola (Cisticola cinereolus)

L – Magadi Road, Samburu GR

Winding Cisticola (Cisticola galactotes)

L – Lake Baringo, Kisumu, Masai Mara GR, Nairobi NP

Carruther’s Cisticola (Cisticola carruthersi)

L - Kisumu

Singing Cisticola (Cisticola cantans)

L – Maxwell Academy, Nairobi NP

Red-faced Cisticola (Cisticola erythrops)

L – Kisumu, Masai Mara GR (Kichwa Tembo Camp)

Hunter’s Cisticola (Cisticola hunteri)

L – Mt. Lodge, Mt. Kenya NP

Chubb’s Cisticola (Cisticola chubbi)

L – Kakamega Forest (Pumphouse Trail)

Trilling Cisticola (Cisticola woosnami)

L – Masai Mara GR (Sabaringo Valley)

Rock-loving Cisticola (Cisticola aberrans)

L – Masai Mara GR (Sabaringo Valley)

R – (emini)

Siffling Cisticola (Cisticola brachypterus)

L – Nairobi NP

Long-tailed Cisticola (Cisticola angusticaudus)

CN – Tabora Cisticola

L – Masai Mara GR (Sabaringo Valley, near Siana Springs)

Red-fronted Warbler (Urorhipis rufifrons)

L – Magadi Road, Samburu GR, Lake Baringo

Tawny-flanked Prinia (Prinia subflava)

L – Multiple sites

(H) Pale Prinia (Prinia somalica)

L – Samburu GR

White-chinned Prinia (Prinia leucopogon)

L – Kakamega Forest

Banded Prinia (Prinia bairdii)

L – Kakamega Forest (Rondo Retreat, Quarry Road)

R – Black-face Prinia (melanops)

Grey-capped Warbler (Eminia lepida)

L – Mt. Lodge, Lake Nakuru NP, near Tambach, Masai Mara GR (Mara Sarova)

Grey-backed Camaroptera (Camaroptera brachyura)

CN – Green-backed Camaroptera

L – Multiple sites

Olive-green Camaroptera (Camaroptera chloronota)

L – Kakamega Forest (Pumphouse Trail)

Grey Wren-Warbler (Calamonastes simplex)

L – Magadi Road, Samburu GR

Miombo Wren-Warbler (Calamonastes undosus)

CN – Miombo Camaroptera

L – near Siana Springs

R – Pale Wren-Warbler (undosus)

Yellow-breasted Apalis (Apalis flavida)

L – Multiple sites

R – (pugnax), Brown-tailed Apalis (flavocincta)

Grey Apalis (Apalis cinerea)

L – Mt. Lodge, Mt. Rock Lodge, Naro Moro River Lodge

Chestnut-throated Apalis (Apalis porphyrolaema)

L – Mt. Lodge, Mt. Rock Lodge, Mt. Kenya NP, Kieni Forest

Buff-throated Apalis (Apalis rufogularis)

L – Kakamega Forest (Pumphouse Trail)

R – (nigrescens)

Black-collared Apalis (Apalis pulchra)

L – Kakamega Forest (Rondo Retreat)

Black-throated Apalis (Apalis jacksoni)

L – Mt. Lodge

White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher (Melaenornis fischeri)

L – Multiple sites

R – (fischeri)

Southern Black Flycatcher (Melaenornis pammelaina)

L – Maxwell Academy, Samburu GR

Northern Black Flycatcher (Melaenornis edolioides)

L – near Kapsabet, Kakamega Forest, Masai Mara GR

R – (lugubris)

African Grey Flycatcher (Bradornis microrhynchus)

L – Multiple sites

Pale Flycatcher (Bradornis pallidus)

L – near Mt. Lodge, Masai Mara GR (near Siana Springs)

African Dusky Flycatcher (Muscicapa adusta)

L – Multiple sites

Lead-coloured Flycatcher (Myioparus plumbeus)

CN – Grey Tit-Flycatcher

L – Kerio Valley (Kerio River)

R – (plumbeus)

Swamp Flycatcher (Muscicapa aquatica)

L - Kisumu

Chapin’s Flycatcher (Muscicapa lendu)

L – Kakamega Forest (Pumphouse Trail, Zimmerman Plot)

Chin-spot Batis (Batis molitor)

L – Magadi Road, Naro Moro River Lodge, Lake Nakuru NP

Pygmy Batis (Batis perkeo)

L – Samburu GR, Lake Baringo

African Shrike-Flycatcher (Megabyas flammulatus)

L – Kakamega Forest (Pumphouse Trail, Zimmerman Plot)

Brown-throated Wattle-eye (Platysteira cyanea)

L – Kakamega Forest, Masai Mara GR (Mara Sarova)

Chestnut Wattle-eye (Platysteira castanea)

L – Kakamega Forest (Pumphouse Trail, Zimmerman Plot)

Jameson’s Wattle-eye (Platysteira jamesoni)

L – Kakamega Forest (Zimmerman Plot, Quarry Road)

Yellow-bellied Wattle-eye (Platysteira concreta)

L – Kakamega Forest (Zimmerman Plot)

African Paradise-Flycatcher (Terpsiphone viridis)

L – Multiple sites

Silverbird (Empidornis semipartitus)

L – near Mogotio, near Kisumu, Masai Mara GR (near Hippo Pools)

White-tailed Crested-Flycatcher (Elminia albonotata)

L – Kieni Forest

Dusky Crested-Flycatcher (Elminia nigromitrata)

L – Kakamega Forest (Pumphouse Trail, Zimmerman Plot)

African Blue-Flycatcher (Elminia longicauda)

L – Kakamega Forest (Rondo Retreat, Ikuyuwa River), Masai Mara GR (Sabaringo Valley)

(H) Scaly-breasted Illadopsis (Illadopsis albipectus)

L – Kakamega Forest

(H) Pale-breasted Illadopsis (Illadopsis rufipennis)

L – Kakamega Forest

Brown Illadopsis (Illadopsis fulvescens)

L – Kakamega Forest (Pumphouse Trail, Rondo Retreat)

African Hill Babbler (Illadopsis abyssinica)

L – Mt. Lodge

R – (abyssinica)

Rufous Chatterer (Turdoides rubiginosus)

L – Tana River (Main Bridge), Samburu GR, Kerio Valley (Kerio River)

Arrow-marked Babbler (Turdoides jardineii)

L – Lake Nakuru NP, Masai Mara GR (Mara Serena)

Brown Babbler (Turdoides plebejus)

L – Lake Baringo, Kerio Valley

Black-lored Babbler (Turdoides sharpei)

L – Kisumu, Lake Naivasha

R – (sharpei)

Northern Pied Babbler (Turdoides hypoleucus)

L – Maxwell Academy, near Mt. Kenya NP, Nairobi NP

R – (hypoleucus)

Hinde’s Babbler (Turdoides hindei)

CN -Hinde’s Pied-Babbler

L – Tana River (Main Bridge)

White-bellied Tit (Melaniparus albiventris)

L – Multiple sites

Northern Grey Tit (Melaniparus thruppi)

CN – Somali Tit

L – Samburu GR, Lake Baringo

Dusky Tit (Melaniparus funereus)

L – Kakamega Forest (Pumphouse Trail, Ikuyuwa River)

Red-throated Tit (Melaniparus fringillinus)

L – Maxwell Academy, Magadi Road (Ngong Escarpment), Masai Mara GR (near Siana Springs)

African Penduline-Tit (Anthoscopus caroli)

L – Masai Mara GR (near Siana Springs)

R – Buff-bellied Penduline-Tit (sharpei)

Mouse-coloured Penduline-Tit (Anthoscopus musculus)

L – Samburu GR, Lake Baringo

Montane White-eye (Zosterops poliogaster)

CN – Broad-ringed White-eye

L – Mt. Lodge, Noro Moro River Lodge, Mt. Kenya NP

R – (kikuyuensis)

African Yellow White-eye (Zosterops senegalensis)

L – Kakamega Forest (Rondo Retreat, Ikuyuwa River), Masai Mara GR (Kichwa Tembo Camp)

Abyssinian White-eye (Zosterops abyssinicus)

CN – White-breasted White-eye

L – Maxwell Academy, Samburu GR, Nairobi NP

Bronze Sunbird (Nectarinia kilimensis)

L – Multiple sites

Golden-winged Sunbird (Drepanorhynchus reichenowi)

L – Mt. Kenya NP, Thomson’s Falls, near Tambach, Kisumu

Tacazze Sunbird (Nectarinia tacazze)

L – Mt. Rock Lodge, Naro Moro River Lodge, Thomson’s Falls

Malachite Sunbird (Nectarinia famosa)

L – Magadi Road (Ngong Escarpment)

Green-headed Sunbird (Cyanomitra verticalis)

L – Blue Post Hotel, Mt. Rock Lodge, Kakamega Forest (Rondo Retreat)

Eastern Double-collared Sunbird (Cinnyris mediocris)

L – Mt. Lodge, Mt. Kenya NP

R – (mediocris)

Northern Double-collared Sunbird (Cinnyris preussi)

L – Naro Moro River Lodge, Kakamega Forest (Rondo Retreat)

Amethyst Sunbird (Chalcomitra amethystine)

L – Blue Post Hotel, Mt. Rock Lodge, Kerio Valley

Green-throated Sunbird (Chalcomitra rubescens)

L – Kakamega Forest (Rondo Retreat, Pumphouse Trail)

Green Sunbird (Anthreptes rectirostris)

L – Kakamega Forest (Rondo Retreat, Zimmerman Plot)

Eastern Olive Sunbird (Cyanomitra olivacea)

L – Kieni Forest

Western Olive Sunbird (Cyanomitra obscura)

L – Kakamega Forest (Rondo Retreat, Pumphouse Trail)

Copper Sunbird (Cinnyris cupreus)

L - Kisumu

Marico Sunbird (Cinnyris mariquensis)

CN – Mariqua Sunbird

L – Kerio Valley (Kerio River), Masai Mara GR (Mara Sarova)

Scarlet-chested Sunbird (Chalcomitra senegalensis)

L – Multiple sites

R – (lamperti)

Hunter’s Sunbird (Chalcomitra hunteri)

L – Samburu GR, Lake Baringo

Beautiful Sunbird (Cinnyris pulchellus)

L – Lake Baringo, Kerio Valley (Kerio River)

Black-bellied Sunbird (Cinnyris nectarinioides)

L – Samburu GR

R – (erlangeri)

Red-chested Sunbird (Cinnyris erythrocerca)

L - Kisumu

Variable Sunbird (Cinnyris venustus)

L – Multiple sites

R – (falkensteini)

Collared Sunbird (Hedydipna collaris)

L – Blue Post Hotel, Lake Nakuru NP, Masai Mara GR

Eastern Violet-backed Sunbird (Anthreptes orientalis)

CN – Kenya Violet-backed Sunbird

Common Fiscal (Lanius collaris)

L – Multiple sites

Taita Fiscal (Lanius dorsalis)

L – Magadi Road, Samburu GR, near Masai Mara GR

Long-tailed Fiscal (Lanius cabanisi)

L – near Mwea Rice Fields, Nairobi NP

Grey-backed Fiscal (Lanius excubitoroides)

L – Lake Nakuru NP, Masai Mara GR, Lake Naivasha

Mackinnon’s Fiscal (Lanius mackinnoni)

L – Kakamega Forest (Pumphouse Trail)

Magpie Shrike (Corvinella melanoleuca)

L – near Siana Springs

Tropical Boubou (Laniarius aethiopicus)

L – Maxwell Academy, Mt. Lodge, Lake Nakuru NP, Lake Naivasha, Nairobi NP

Ludher’s Bush-Shrike (Laniarius luehderi)

CN – Luehder’s Bush-Shrike

L – Kakamega Forest

Black-headed Gonolek (Laniarius erythrogaster)

L – Kerio Valley (Kerio River), Kisumu

Papyrus Gonolek (Laniarius mufumbiri)

L - Kisumu

Slate-coloured Boubou (Laniarius funebris)

L – Magadi Road, Samburu GR, Masai Mara GR

Brubru (Nilaus afer)

L – Multiple sites

Black-backed Puffback (Dryoscopus cubla)

L – Blue Post Hotel, Naro Moro River Lodge, Nairobi NP

R – (hamatus)

Northern Puffback (Dryoscopus gambensis)

L – Samburu GR, Lake Nakuru NP, Kerio Valley (Kerio River)

Pink-footed Puffback (Dryoscopus angolensis)

L – Kakamega Forest (Zimmerman Plot)

Black-crowned Tchagra (Tchagra senegala)

L – Masai Mara GR (Sabaringo Valley, near Siana Springs)

Brown-crowned Tchagra (Tchagra australis)

L – Magadi Road, Lake Nakuru NP, Masai Mara GR (near Siana Springs)

Rosy-patched Bush-Shrike (Rhodophoneus cruentus)

L – Samburu GR

R – (hilgerti)

Sulphur-breasted Bush-Shrike (Telophorus sulfureopectus)

L – Lake Baringo, Kerio Valley (Kerio River)

Grey-headed Bush-Shrike (Melaconotus blanchoti)

L – Masai Mara GR (Mara Serena)

Black-fronted Bush-Shrike (Telophorus nigrifrons)

L – Kieni Forest

Bocage’s Bush-Shrike (Telophorus bocagei)

CN – Grey-green Bush-Shrike

L – Kakamega Forest (Rondo Retreat, Pumphouse Trail)

Northern White-crowned Shrike (Eurocephalus rueppelli)

CN – White-rumped Shrike

L – Magadi Road, Samburu GR, Masai Mara GR (near Siana Springs)

Fork-tailed Drongo (Dicrurus adsimilis)

L – Multiple sites

Square-tailed Drongo (Dicrurus ludwigii)

L – Kakamega Forest (Pumphouse Trail, Zimmerman Plot)

R – (sharpei)

Pied Crow (Corvus albus)

L – Multiple sites

Cape Rook (Corvus capensis)

CN – Cape Crow

L – near Nanyuki, Rift Valley (near Satellite Station), Kinnangop Plateau

Fan-tailed Raven (Corvus rhipidurus)

L – Samburu GR, Lake Baringo, near Tambach

African Black-headed Oriole (Oriolus larvatus)

L – Maxwell Academy, Samburu GR, Lake Nakuru NP, Lake Baringo

Montane Oriole (Oriolus percivali)

CN – Black-tailed Oriole

L – Mt. Lodge, Mt. Kenya NP, Kieni Forest

Western Black-headed Oriole (Oriolus brachyrhynchus)

L – Kakamega Forest (Zimmerman Plot)

Yellow-billed Oxpecker (Buphagus africanus)

L – Masai Mara GR

Red-billed Oxpecker (Buphagus erythrorhynchus)

L – Mt. Lodge, Samburu GR, Lake Nakuru NP, Masai Mara GR

Golden-breasted Starling (Lamprotornis regius)

L – Samburu GR

Stuhlmann’s Starling (Poeoptera stuhlmanni)

L – Kakamega Forest (Rondo Retreat, Pumphouse Trail)

Red-winged Starling (Onychognathus morio)

L – Ongata Rongai, near Thomson’s Falls, near Tambach, near Lake Naivasha

Waller’s Starling (Onychognathus walleri)

L – Mt. Lodge, Mt. Kenya NP

Slender-billed Starling (Onychognathus tenuirostris)

L – Thomson’s Falls

Bristle-crowned Starling (Onychognathus salvadorii)

L – Lake Baringo

Greater Blue-eared Starling (Lamprotornis chalybaeus)

CN – Greater Blue-eared Glossy-Starling

L – Multiple sites

R – (cyaniventris)

Bronze-tailed Starling (Lamprotornis chalcurus)

CN – Bronze-tailed Glossy-Starling

L – near Tambach

Ruppell’s Long-tailed Starling (Lamprotornis purpuropterus)

CN – Rueppell’s Glossy-Starling

L – Multiple sites

Violet-backed Starling (Cinnyricinclus leucogaster)

L – Blue Post Hotel, Mt. Rock Lodge, Masai Mara GR, Nairobi NP

Abbott’s Starling (Pholia femoralis)

L – Mt. Kenya NP

Superb Starling (Lamprotornis superbus)

L – Multiples sites

Hildebrandt’s Starling (Lamprotornis hildebrandti)

L – Magadi Road, Masai Mara GR, Nairobi NP

Fischer’s Starling (Spreo fischeri)

L – Samburu GR

Wattled Starling (Creatophora cinerea)

L – Lake Baringo, Masai Mara GR

Rufous Sparrow (Passer rufocinctus)

L – Multiple sites

R – (rufocinctus)

House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)

L – Multiple sites

Chestnut Sparrow (Passer eminibey)

L – Magadi Road, Samburu GR

Grey-headed Sparrow (Passer griseus)

L – near Tambach, Kakamega Forest (Rondo Retreat)

Parrot-billed Sparrow (Passer gongonensis)

L – Multiple sites

Swahili Sparrow (Passer suahelicus)

CN – Swaheli Sparrow

L – Masai Mara GR

Yellow-spotted Petronia (Petronia pyrgita)

L – Magadi Road, Samburu GR, Lake Baringo, Masai Mara GR (near Siana Springs)

Speckle-fronted Weaver (Sporopipes frontalis)

L – Samburu GR, Lake Baringo, Masai Mara GR

White-browed Sparrow-Weaver (Plocepasser mahali)

L – Multiple sites

R – (melanorhynchus)

Donaldson-Smith’s Sparrow-Weaver (Plocepasser donaldsoni)

L – Samburu GR

Chestnut-crowned Sparrow-Weaver (Plocepasser superciliosus)

L – Kerio Valley (Kabarnet Escarpment)

Grey-capped Social-Weaver (Pseudonigrita arnaudi)

CN – Grey-headed Social-Weaver

L – Magadi Road, Masai Mara GR

Black-capped Social-Weaver (Pseudonigrita cabanisi)

L – Samburu GR

White-headed Buffalo-Weaver (Dinemellia dinemelli)

L – Samburu GR, Lake Baringo, Masai Mara GR (near Siana Springs)

Red-billed Buffalo-Weaver (Bubalornis niger)

L – near Mwea Rice Fields, Samburu GR, near Kisumu

White-billed Buffalo-Weaver (Bubalornis albirostris)

L – Lake Baringo

Village Weaver (Ploceus cucullatus)

L – Lake Baringo, Kisumu

R – (paroptus)

Lesser Masked Weaver (Ploceus intermedius)

L – Lake Baringo

Vitelline Masked Weaver (Ploceus velatus)

CN – African Masked-Weaver

L – Lake Baringo

Northern Masked Weaver (Ploceus taeniopterus)

L – Lake Baringo

Spectacled Weaver (Ploceus ocularis)

L – Blue Post Hotel, Lake Nakuru NP, Nairobi NP

Black-necked Weaver (Ploceus nigricollis)

L – Magadi Road, Samburu GR, Kakamega Forest (Zimmerman Plot, Rondo Retreat)

R – (melanoxanthus, nigricollis)

Speke’s Weaver (Ploceus spekei)

L – Multiple sites

Baglafecht Weaver (Ploceus baglafecht)

L – Multiple sites

R – (reichenowi)

Chestnut Weaver (Ploceus rubiginosus)

L – Samburu GR, Lake Baringo, Kieni Forest

Little Weaver (Ploceus luteolus)

L – Lake Baringo, Kerio Valley, Masai Mara GR (near Siana Springs)

Slender-billed Weaver (Ploceus pelzelni)

L - Kisumu

Jackson’s Golden-backed Weaver (Ploceus jacksoni)

CN – Golden-backed Weaver

L – Lake Baringo

Yellow-backed Weaver (Ploceus melanocephalus)

CN – Black-headed Weaver

L - Kisumu

Northern Brown-throated Weaver (Ploceus castanops)

L - Kisumu

Holub’s Golden Weaver (Ploceus xanthops)

L – Tana River (Main Bridge), near Tambach

Golden Palm Weaver (Ploceus bojeri)

L – Samburu GR

African Golden Weaver (Ploceus subaureus)

L – Tana River (Main Bridge)

Dark-backed Weaver (Ploceus bicolor)

CN – Forest Weaver

L – Kakamega Forest (Pumphouse Trail, Zimmerman Plot)

Brown-capped Weaver (Ploceus insignis)

L – Mt. Lodge, Kakamega Forest

Black-billed Weaver (Ploceus melanogaster)

L – Kakamega Forest

Vieillot’s Black Weaver (Ploceus nigerrimus)

CN – Vieillot’s Weaver

L – Kakamega Forest (Rondo Retreat)

Grosbeak Weaver (Amblyospiza albifrons)

L – Maxwell Academy, Mwea Rice Fields, near Tambach

Red-billed Quelea (Quelea quelea)

L – Multiple sites

Cardinal Quelea (Quelea cardinalis)

L – Kerio Valley (Kerio River), near Eldoret, Kisumu

R – (cardinalis)

Red-headed Weaver (Anaplectes rubriceps)

L – Samburu GR, Naro Moro River Lodge, Lake Nakuru NP, Masai Mara GR

R – (leuconotus)

Red-headed Malimbe (Malimbus rubricollis)

L – Kakamega Forest (Pumphouse Trail, Zimmerman Plot)

Long-tailed Widowbird (Euplectes progne)

L – near Nanyuki, near Thomson’s Falls

Jackson’s Widowbird (Euplectes jacksoni)

L – near Eldoret

Red-collared Widowbird (Euplectes ardens)

L – near Nanyuki, near Eldoret, Trans-Mara Forest

R – (suahelica)

Yellow-mantled Widowbird (Euplectes macrourus)

CN – Yellow-shouldered Widowbird

L – Kakamega Forest (Zimmerman Plot Forest Glade)

R – Yellow-shouldered Widowbird (macrocercus)

Fan-tailed Widowbird (Euplectes axillaris)

L – near Eldoret, Kisumu, Masai Mara GR (Musiara Swamp)

White-winged Widowbird (Euplectes albonotatus)

L – Mwea Rice Fields, near Nanyuki, near Eldoret, Nairobi NP

Yellow Bishop (Euplectes capensis)

L – near Thomson’s Falls, Lake Nakuru NP, Trans-Mara Forest, Masai Mara GR (Sabaringo Valley)

Yellow-crowned Bishop (Euplectes afer)

L – Lake Baringo

R – (ladoensis)

Southern Red Bishop (Euplectes orix)

CN – Red Bishop

L – near Kisumu

Northern Red Bishop (Euplectes franciscanus)

CN – Orange Bishop

L – Lake Baringo

Black-winged Red Bishop (Euplectes hordeaceus)

CN – Black-winged Bishop

L – Kerio Valley (Kerio River)

Grey-headed Negrofinch (Nigrita canicapilla)

L – Mt. Lodge, Kakamega Forest (Rondo Retreat)

White-breasted Negrofinch (Nigrita fusconata)

L – Kakamega Forest (Pumphouse Trail, Rondo Retreat)

Green-winged Pytilia (Pytilia melba)

L – Lake Baringo, Kerio Valley (Kerio River)

Abyssinian Crimsonwing (Cryptospiza salvadorii)

L – Mt. Kenya NP, Kieni Forest

Red-headed Bluebill (Spermophaga ruficapilla)

L – near Tambach, Kakamega Forest

R – (ruficapilla)

Red-cheeked Cordon-bleu (Uraeginthus bengalus)

L – Multiple sites

Blue-capped Cordon-bleu (Uraeginthus cyanocephalus)

L – Samburu GR, Lake Baringo

Purple Grenadier (Uraeginthus ianthinogaster)

L – Trans-Mara Forest, Masai Mara GR

Red-billed Firefinch (Lagonosticta senegala)

L – Multiple sites

R – (ruberrima)

African Firefinch (Lagonosticta rubricata)

L – Lake Nakuru NP

R – (ugandae)

Yellow-bellied Waxbill (Estrilda quartinia)

L – Mt. Rock Lodge, Mt. Kenya NP

Common Waxbill (Estrilda astrild)

L – near Nanyuki, near Eldoret, Masai Mara GR, Nairobi NP

Crimson-rumped Waxbill (Estrilda rhodopyga)

L – Lake Nakuru NP, Lake Baringo, Nairobi NP

Black-crowned Waxbill (Estrilda nonnula)

L – near Tambach, Kakamega Forest (Rondo Retreat)

Black-faced Waxbill (Estrilda erythronotos)

CN – Black-cheeked Waxbill

L – Magadi Road

Black-cheeked Waxbill (Estrilda charmosyna)

CN – Red-rumped Waxbill

L – Samburu GR

Zebra Waxbill (Amandava subflava)

L – near Eldoret

R – (subflava)

African Silverbill (Lonchura cantans)

L – Samburu GR

African Quail-Finch (Ortygospiza atricollis)

L – near Nanyuki, near Eldoret, Masai Mara GR, Nairobi NP

R – (muelleri)

Bronze Mannikin (Lonchura cucullata)

L – Multiple sites

Brown-backed Mannikin (Lonchura nigriceps)

L – Tana River (Main Bridge)

Cut-throat Finch (Amadina fasciata)

CN – Cut-throat

L – Samburu GR

Eastern Paradise-Whydah (Vidua paradisaea)

L – Lake Baringo

Pin-tailed Whydah (Vidua macroura)

L – multiple sites

Village Indigobird (Vidua chalybeata)

L – near Mwea Rice Fields

R – (centralis)

Brimstone Canary (Serinus sulphuratus)

L – Maxwell Academy, near Mt. Lodge, near Tambach, Nairobi NP

Yellow-fronted Canary (Serinus mozambicus)

L – Kisumu, Masai Mara GR

White-bellied Canary (Serinus dorsostriatus)

L – Maxwell Academy, Samburu GR, Lake Baringo, Kisumu

R – (maculicollis, dorsostriatus)

Yellow-crowned Canary (Serinus canicollis)

CN – Cape Canary

L – Mt. Lodge, Mt. Kenya NP, Mt. Rock Lodge, Kinnangop Plateau

R – (flavivertex)

Southern Grosbeak-Canary (Serinus buchanani)

L – Between Siana Springs and Narok (near Masai Mara GR)

Thick-billed Seedeater (Serinus burtoni)

L – Mt. Lodge, Mt. Kenya NP

African Citril (Serinus citrinelloides)

L – Maxwell Academy, Tana River (Main Bridge), Kisumu, Masai Mara GR

R – (kikuyuensis), Grey-faced Citril (brittoni)

Yellow-rumped Seedeater (Serinus reichenowi)

CN – Black-throated Canary, race (reichenowi)

L – Multiple sites

Streaky Seedeater (Serinus striolatus)

L – Multiples sites

R – (striolatus)

Cinnamon-breasted Rock Bunting (Emberiza tahapisi)

CN – Cinnamon-breasted Bunting

L – Magadi Road, Kerio Valley

African Golden-breasted Bunting (Emberiza flaviventris)

CN – Golden-breasted Bunting

L – Naro Moro River Lodge, Kerio Valley, Masai Mara GR (near Siana Springs)

Somali Golden-breasted Bunting (Emberiza poliopleura)

CN – Somali Bunting

L – Magadi Road, Samburu GR

Violet-backed Starling

Violet-backed Starling