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Below is the full list of species we recorded on our trip. Highlighted names are linked to pages where photos of the species that we photographed on this trip are displayed.

 
Birds - 552 species    
     
     
GUINEAFOWL Numididae  
     
Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris  
Crested Guineafowl Guttera pucherani  
     
PHEASANTS, FOWL & ALLIES Phasianidae  
     
Nahan's Francolin  Ptilopachus nahani heard only
Coqui Francolin Peliperdix coqui heard only
Crested Francolin Dendroperdix sephaena  
Heuglin's Francolin Pternistis icterorhynchus  
Handsome Francolin Pternistis nobilis Albertine Rift Endemic
Red-necked Spurfowl Pternistis afer  
     
DUCKS, GEESE & SWANS Anatidae  
     
White-faced Whistling Duck Dendrocygna viduata  
Fulvous Whistling Duck Dendrocygna bicolor  
Spur-winged Goose Plectropterus gambensis  
Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca  
     
GREBES Podicipedidae  
     
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis  
     
STORKS Ciconiidae  
     
Yellow-billed Stork Mycteria ibis  
African Openbill Anastomus lamelligerus  
Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus  
White Stork Ciconia ciconia  
Saddle-billed Stork Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis   
Marabou Stork Leptoptilos crumeniferus  
     
IBISES & SPOONBILLS Threskiornithidae  
     
African Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus  
Hadeda Ibis Bostrychia hagedash  
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus  
African Spoonbill Platalea alba  
     
BITTERNS & HERONS Ardeidae  
     
White-backed Night Heron Gorsachius leuconotus  
Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax  
Striated Heron Butorides striata  
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides  
Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis  
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea  
Black-headed Heron Ardea melanocephala  
Goliath Heron Ardea goliath  
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea  
Great Egret Ardea alba  
Intermediate Egret Egretta intermedia  
Little Egret Egretta garzetta  
     
HAMERKOP Scopidae  
     
Hamerkop Scopus umbretta  
     
SHOEBILL Balaenicipitidae  
     
Shoebill Balaeniceps rex  
     
PELICANS Pelecanidae  
     
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus  
Pink-backed Pelican Pelecanus rufescens  
     
CORMORANTS Phalacrocoracidae  
     
Reed Cormorant Phalacrocorax africanus  
White-breasted Cormorant Phalacrocorax lucidus  
     
ANHINGAS Anhingidae  
     
African Darter Anhinga melanogaster  
     
OSPREYS Pandionidae  
     
Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus  
     
KITES, HAWKS & EAGLES Accipitridae  
     
European Honey Buzzard Pernis apivorus  
Black-shouldered Kite Elanus caeruleus  
Black Kite Milvus migrans  
African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer  
Palm-nut Vulture Gypohierax angolensis  
Hooded Vulture Necrosyrtes monachus  
White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus  
Rüppell's Vulture Gyps rueppellii  
White-headed Vulture Aegypius occipitalis  
Lappet-faced Vulture Aegypius tracheliotus  
Beaudouin's Snake Eagle Circaetus beaudouini  
Black-chested Snake Eagle Circaetus pectoralis  
Brown Snake Eagle Circaetus cinereus  
Western Banded Snake Eagle Circaetus cinerascens  
Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus  
Western Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus  
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus  
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus  
African Harrier-Hawk Polyboroides typus  
Dark Chanting Goshawk Melierax metabates  
Gabar Goshawk Micronisus gabar  
African Goshawk Accipiter tachiro  
Shikra Accipiter badius  
Rufous-chested Sparrowhawk Accipiter rufiventris  
Black Sparrowhawk Accipiter melanoleucus  
Lizard Buzzard Kaupifalco monogrammicus  
Grasshopper Buzzard Butastur rufipennis  
Common Buzzard Buteo buteo  
Mountain Buzzard Buteo oreophilus  
Augur Buzzard Buteo augur  
Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax  
Wahlberg's Eagle Aquila wahlbergi  
Ayres's Hawk-Eagle Hieraaetus ayresii  
Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus  
Long-crested Eagle Lophaetus occipitalis  
     
FALCONS Falconidae  
     
Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus  
Grey Kestrel Falco ardosiaceus  
Red-necked Falcon Falco chicquera  
Amur Falcon Falco amurensis  
Eurasian Hobby Falco subbuteo  
African Hobby Falco cuvierii  
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus  
     
BUSTARDS Otidae  
     
Denham's Bustard Neotis denhami  
Black-bellied Bustard Lissotis melanogaster  
     
FLUFFTAILS Sarothruridae  
     
White-spotted Flufftail Sarothrura pulchra  
Red-chested Flufftail Sarothrura rufa heard only
     
FINFOOTS Heliornithidae  
     
African Finfoot Podica senegalensis  
     
RAILS, CRAKES & COOTS Rallidae  
     
Black Crake Amaurornis flavirostra  
     
CRANES Gruidae  
     
Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum  
     
BUTTONQUAIL Turnicidae  
     
Kurrichane Buttonquail Turnix sylvaticus  
     
THICK-KNEES & STONE-CURLEWS Burhinidae  
     
Senegal Thick-knee Burhinus senegalensis  
Water Thick-knee Burhinus vermiculatus  
     
STILTS & AVOCETS Recurvirostridae  
     
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus  
     
PLOVERS Charadriidae  
     
Long-toed Lapwing Vanellus crassirostris  
Spur-winged Lapwing Vanellus spinosus  
Black-headed Lapwing Vanellus tectus  
Senegal Lapwing Vanellus lugubris  
Crowned Lapwing Vanellus coronatus  
African Wattled Lapwing Vanellus senegallus  
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula  
Kittlitz's Plover Charadrius pecuarius  
Three-banded Plover Charadrius tricollaris  
     
JACANAS Jacanidae  
     
African Jacana Actophilornis africanus  
     
SNIPES & SANDPIPERS Scolopacidae  
     
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago  
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis  
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia  
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus  
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola  
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos  
Little Stint Calidris minuta  
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea  
     
COURSERS & PRATINCOLES Glareolidae  
     
Temminck's Courser Cursorius temminckii  
Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola  
Rock Pratincole Glareola nuchalis  
     
GULLS, TERNS & SKIMMERS Laridae  
     
African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris  
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus  
Grey-hooded Gull Larus cirrocephalus  
Gull-billed Tern Sterna nilotica  
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida  
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus  
     
PIGEONS & DOVES Columbidae  
     
Rock Dove Columba livia  
Speckled Pigeon Columba guinea  
African Olive Pigeon Columba arquatrix  
Western Bronze-naped Pigeon  Columba iriditorques  
Lemon Dove Columba larvata  
African Mourning Dove Streptopelia decipiens  
Red-eyed Dove Streptopelia semitorquata  
Cape Turtle Dove Streptopelia capicola  
Vinaceous Dove Streptopelia vinacea  
Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis  
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove Turtur chalcospilos  
Black-billed Wood Dove Turtur abyssinicus  
Blue-spotted Wood Dove Turtur afer  
Tambourine Dove Turtur tympanistria  
Namaqua Dove Oena capensis  
Bruce's Green Pigeon Treron waalia  
African Green Pigeon Treron calvus  
     
PARROTS & COCKATOOS Psittacidae  
     
Red-headed Lovebird Agapornis pullarius  
Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus  
Meyer's Parrot Poicephalus meyeri  
     
TURACOS Musophagidae  
     
Great Blue Turaco Corythaeola cristata  
Black-billed Turaco Tauraco schuettii  
Ross's Turaco Musophaga rossae  
Bare-faced Go-away-bird Corythaixoides personatus  
Eastern Plantain-eater Crinifer zonurus  
     
CUCKOOS Cuculidae  
     
Senegal Coucal Centropus senegalensis heard only
Blue-headed Coucal Centropus monachus  
White-browed Coucal Centropus superciliosus  
Blue Malkoha Ceuthmochares aereus  
Jacobin Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus  
Thick-billed Cuckoo Pachycoccyx audeberti  
Dideric Cuckoo Chrysococcyx caprius  
Klaas's Cuckoo Chrysococcyx klaas  
African Emerald Cuckoo Chrysococcyx cupreus  
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo Cercococcyx mechowi  
Barred Long-tailed Cuckoo Cercococcyx montanus heard only
Black Cuckoo Cuculus clamosus  
Red-chested Cuckoo Cuculus solitarius  
Madagascar Cuckoo Cuculus rochii  
African Cuckoo Cuculus gularis  
     
BARN OWLS  Tytonidae  
     
Western Barn Owl Tyto alba  
     
OWLS  Strigidae  
     
African Scops Owl Otus senegalensis heard only
Verreaux's Eagle-Owl Bubo lacteus  
African Wood Owl Strix woodfordii heard only
Pearl-spotted Owlet Glaucidium perlatum  
     
NIGHTJARS Caprimulgidae  
     
Black-shouldered Nightjar Caprimulgus nigriscapularis heard only
Swamp Nightjar Caprimulgus natalensis  
Plain Nightjar Caprimulgus inornatus  
Freckled Nightjar Caprimulgus tristigma  
Long-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus climacurus  
Square-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus fossii  
     
SWIFTS Apodidae  
     
Scarce Swift Schoutedenapus myoptilus  
Sabine's Spinetail Rhaphidura sabini  
Cassin's Spinetail Neafrapus cassini  
African Palm Swift Cypsiurus parvus  
Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba  
Common Swift Apus apus  
Little Swift Apus affinis  
White-rumped Swift Apus caffer  
     
MOUSEBIRDS Coliidae  
     
Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus  
Blue-naped Mousebird Urocolius macrourus  
     
TROGONS Trogonidae  
     
Narina Trogon Apaloderma narina  
Bar-tailed Trogon Apaloderma vittatum  
     
ROLLERS Coraciidae  
     
Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus  
Blue-throated Roller Eurystomus gularis  
Broad-billed Roller Eurystomus glaucurus  
     
KINGFISHERS Alcedinidae  
     
Chocolate-backed Kingfisher  Halcyon badia  
Grey-headed Kingfisher Halcyon leucocephala  
Striped Kingfisher Halcyon chelicuti  
Blue-breasted Kingfisher Halcyon malimbica  
Woodland Kingfisher Halcyon senegalensis  
African Dwarf Kingfisher Ispidina lecontei  
African Pygmy Kingfisher Ispidina picta  
Malachite Kingfisher Alcedo cristata  
Shining-blue Kingfisher Alcedo quadribrachys  
Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis  
     
BEE-EATERS Meropidae  
     
Black Bee-eater Merops gularis  
Swallow-tailed Bee-eater Merops hirundineus  
Little Bee-eater Merops pusillus  
Blue-breasted Bee-eater Merops variegatus  
Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater Merops oreobates  
Red-throated Bee-eater Merops bulocki  
White-throated Bee-eater Merops albicollis  
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus  
Olive Bee-eater Merops superciliosus  
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster  
Northern Carmine Bee-eater Merops nubicus  
     
HOOPOES Upupidae  
     
Eurasian Hoopoe Upupa epops  
African Hoopoe Upupa africana  
     
WOOD HOOPOES Phoeniculidae  
     
Forest Wood Hoopoe Phoeniculus castaneiceps  
White-headed Wood Hoopoe Phoeniculus bollei  
Green Wood Hoopoe Phoeniculus purpureus  
Black Scimitarbill Rhinopomastus aterrimus heard only
Common Scimitarbill Rhinopomastus cyanomelas  
     
HORNBILLS Bucerotidae  
     
Crowned Hornbill Tockus alboterminatus  
African Pied Hornbill Tockus fasciatus  
African Grey Hornbill Tockus nasutus  
White-thighed Hornbill Bycanistes albotibialis  
Black-and-white-casqued Hornbill Bycanistes subcylindricus  
     
GROUND HORNBILLS Bucorvidae  
     
Abyssinian Ground Hornbill Bucorvus abyssinicus  
     
BARBETS & TOUCANS  Ramphastidae  
     
Grey-throated Barbet Gymnobucco bonapartei  
Speckled Tinkerbird Pogoniulus scolopaceus  
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  
Spot-flanked Barbet Tricholaema lacrymosa  
White-headed Barbet Lybius leucocephalus  
Red-faced Barbet Lybius rubrifacies  
Black-billed Barbet Lybius guifsobalito  
Double-toothed Barbet Lybius bidentatus  
Yellow-billed Barbet Trachyphonus purpuratus  
     
HONEYGUIDES Indicatoridae  
     
Cassin's Honeybird Prodotiscus insignis  
Dwarf Honeyguide Indicator pumilio Albertine Rift Endemic
Least Honeyguide Indicator exilis  
Greater Honeyguide Indicator indicator  
     
WOODPECKERS Picidae  
     
Red-throated Wryneck Jynx ruficollis heard only
Nubian Woodpecker Campethera nubica  
Tullberg's Woodpecker Campethera tullbergi  
Buff-spotted Woodpecker Campethera nivosa  
Brown-eared Woodpecker Campethera caroli  
Cardinal Woodpecker Dendropicos fuscescens  
Yellow-crested Woodpecker Dendropicos xantholophus  
Elliot's Woodpecker Dendropicos elliotii  
Grey Woodpecker Dendropicos goertae  
Olive Woodpecker Dendropicos griseocephalus  
     
BROADBILLS Eurylaimidae  
     
African Broadbill Smithornis capensis  
     
WATTLE-EYES & BATISES Platysteiridae  
     
African Shrike-flycatcher Megabyas flammulatus  
Black-and-white Flycatcher Bias musicus  
Chestnut Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia castanea  
Jameson's Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia jamesoni heard only
Ruwenzori Batis Batis diops Albertine Rift Endemic
Chinspot Batis Batis molitor  
Western Black-headed Batis Batis minor  
Ituri Batis Batis ituriensis  
Brown-throated Wattle-eye Platysteira cyanea  
     
HELMETSHRIKES Prionopidae  
     
White-crested Helmetshrike Prionops plumatus  
     
BUSHSHRIKES Malaconotidae  
     
Orange-breasted Bushshrike Chlorophoneus sulfureopectus  
Doherty's Bushshrike Chlorophoneus dohertyi  
Marsh Tchagra Bocagia minuta  
Brown-crowned Tchagra Tchagra australis  
Black-crowned Tchagra Tchagra senegalus  
Pink-footed Puffback Dryoscopus angolensis  
Northern Puffback Dryoscopus gambensis  
Lowland Sooty Boubou Laniarius leucorhynchus  
Mountain Sooty Boubou Laniarius poensis  
Lühder's Bushshrike Laniarius luehderi  
Tropical Boubou Laniarius aethiopicus  
Papyrus Gonolek Laniarius mufumbiri  
Black-headed Gonolek Laniarius erythrogaster  
Brubru Nilaus afer  
     
CUCKOOSHRIKES Campephagidae  
     
Grey Cuckooshrike Coracina caesia  
Black Cuckooshrike Campephaga flava  
Petit's Cuckooshrike Campephaga petiti  
Purple-throated Cuckooshrike Campephaga quiscalina  
     
SHRIKES Laniidae  
     
Yellow-billed Shrike Corvinella corvina  
Emin's Shrike Lanius gubernator  
Mackinnon's Shrike Lanius mackinnoni  
Grey-backed Fiscal Lanius excubitoroides  
Common Fiscal Lanius collaris  
     
ORIOLES & FIGBIRDS Oriolidae  
     
Western Oriole Oriolus brachyrhynchus  
Mountain Oriole Oriolus percivali  
Black-headed Oriole Oriolus larvatus  
     
DRONGOS Dicruridae  
     
Fork-tailed Drongo Dicrurus adsimilis  
Velvet-mantled Drongo Dicrurus modestus  
     
MONARCHS Monarchidae  
     
Red-bellied Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone rufiventer  
African Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone viridis  
     
CROWS & JAYS Corvidae  
     
Piapiac Ptilostomus afer  
Pied Crow Corvus albus  
White-necked Raven Corvus albicollis  
     
FAIRY FLYCATCHERS Stenostiridae  
     
African Blue Flycatcher Elminia longicauda  
White-tailed Blue Flycatcher Elminia albicauda  
White-bellied Crested Flycatcher Trochocercus albiventris  
     
TITS & CHICKADEES Paridae  
     
White-shouldered Black Tit Parus guineensis  
White-winged Black Tit Parus leucomelas  
Dusky Tit Parus funereus  
Stripe-breasted Tit Parus fasciiventer Albertine Rift Endemic
     
PENDULINE TITS Remizidae  
     
Grey Penduline Tit Anthoscopus caroli  
     
NICATORS Nicatoridae  
     
Western Nicator Nicator chloris  
     
LARKS Alaudidae  
     
White-tailed Lark Mirafra albicauda  
Rufous-naped Lark Mirafra africana  
Flappet Lark Mirafra rufocinnamomea  
     
BULBULS Pycnonotidae  
     
Dark-capped Bulbul Pycnonotus barbatus  
Kakamega Greenbul Arizelocichla masukuensis  
Olive-breasted Greenbul Arizelocichla kikuyuensis  
Slender-billed Greenbul Stelgidillas gracilirostris  
Little Greenbul Eurillas virens  
Little Grey Greenbul Eurillas gracilis  
Ansorge's Greenbul Eurillas ansorgei  
Plain Greenbul Eurillas curvirostris  
Yellow-whiskered Greenbul Eurillas latirostris  
Honeyguide Greenbul Baeopogon indicator  
Joyful Greenbul Chlorocichla laetissima  
Yellow-throated Leaflove Atimastillas flavicollis  
Cabanis's Greenbul Phyllastrephus cabanisi  
White-throated Greenbul Phyllastrephus albigularis  
Yellow-streaked Greenbul Phyllastrephus flavostriatus  
Red-tailed Greenbul Criniger calurus  
     
SWALLOWS & MARTINS Hirundinidae  
     
White-headed Saw-wing Psalidoprocne albiceps  
Black Saw-wing Psalidoprocne pristoptera  
Brown-throated Martin Riparia paludicola  
Sand Martin Riparia riparia  
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica  
Angola Swallow Hirundo angolensis  
Wire-tailed Swallow Hirundo smithii  
Rock Martin Ptyonoprogne fuligula  
Common House Martin Delichon urbicum  
Lesser Striped Swallow Cecropis abyssinica  
Red-breasted Swallow Cecropis semirufa  
Mosque Swallow Cecropis senegalensis  
Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica  
     
CROMBECS AND AFRICAN WARBLERS Macrosphenidae  
     
Moustached Grass Warbler Melocichla mentalis  
Yellow Longbill Macrosphenus flavicans heard only
Grey Longbill Macrosphenus concolor  
Northern Crombec Sylvietta brachyura  
Red-faced Crombec Sylvietta whytii  
Green Crombec Sylvietta virens  
Lemon-bellied Crombec Sylvietta denti  
White-browed Crombec Sylvietta leucophrys  
     
CETTIA BUSH WARBLERS & ALLIES Cettidae  
     
Neumann's Warbler Hemitesia neumanni Albertine Rift Endemic
Grauer's Warbler Graueria vittata Albertine Rift Endemic
Chestnut-capped Flycatcher Erythrocercus mccallii  
Green Hylia Hylia prasina  
Tit-Hylia Pholidornis rushiae  
     
LEAF WARBLERS & ALLIES Phylloscopidae  
     
Red-faced Woodland Warbler Phylloscopus laetus Albertine Rift Endemic
Uganda Woodland Warbler Phylloscopus budongoensis  
Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus  
Wood Warbler Phylloscopus sibilatrix  
     
REED WARBLERS & ALLIES Acrocephalidae  
     
Greater Swamp Warbler Acrocephalus rufescens heard only
African Reed Warbler Acrocephalus baeticatus  
Eastern Olivaceous Warbler Hippolais pallida  
Dark-capped Yellow Warbler Iduna natalensis  
Mountain Yellow Warbler Iduna similis  
     
GRASSBIRDS & ALLIES Locustellidae  
     
Broad-tailed Warbler Schoenicola brevirostris  
Little Rush Warbler Bradypterus baboecala heard only
Grauer's Swamp Warbler Bradypterus graueri Albertine Rift Endemic
White-winged Swamp Warbler Bradypterus carpalis  
Cinnamon Bracken Warbler Bradypterus cinnamomeus  
     
CISTICOLAS & ALLIES Cisticolidae  
     
Red-faced Cisticola Cisticola erythrops  
Singing Cisticola Cisticola cantans  
Whistling Cisticola Cisticola lateralis heard only
Trilling Cisticola Cisticola woosnami  
Chubb's Cisticola Cisticola chubbi  
Rattling Cisticola Cisticola chiniana  
Winding Cisticola Cisticola marginatus  
Carruthers's Cisticola Cisticola carruthersi  
Stout Cisticola Cisticola robustus  
Croaking Cisticola Cisticola natalensis  
Short-winged Cisticola Cisticola brachypterus  
Foxy Cisticola Cisticola troglodytes  
Long-tailed Cisticola Cisticola angusticauda  
Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis  
Tawny-flanked Prinia Prinia subflava  
Black-faced Prinia Prinia bairdii  
White-chinned Prinia Schistolais leucopogon  
Ruwenzori Apalis Oreolais (Apalis) ruwenzorii Albertine Rift Endemic
Red-winged Grey Warbler Drymocichla incana  
Buff-bellied Warbler Phyllolais pulchella  
Yellow-breasted Apalis Apalis flavida heard only
Mountain Masked Apalis Apalis personata Albertine Rift Endemic
Black-throated Apalis Apalis jacksoni  
Chestnut-throated Apalis Apalis porphyrolaema  
Buff-throated Apalis Apalis rufogularis  
Grey Apalis Apalis cinerea  
Grey-capped Warbler Eminia lepida  
Green-backed Camaroptera Camaroptera brachyura  
Yellow-browed Camaroptera Camaroptera superciliaris  
Olive-green Camaroptera Camaroptera chloronota  
Black-faced Rufous Warbler Bathmocercus rufus  
Green-capped Eremomela Eremomela scotops  
Rufous-crowned Eremomela Eremomela badiceps  
     
FULVETTAS & GROUND BABBLERS Pellorneidae  
     
Scaly-breasted Illadopsis Illadopsis albipectus heard only
Puvel's Illadopsis Illadopsis puveli  
Pale-breasted Illadopsis Illadopsis rufipennis  
Brown Illadopsis Illadopsis fulvescens  
Mountain Illadopsis Illadopsis pyrrhoptera  
     
LAUGHINGTHRUSHES & BABBLERS Leiothrichidae  
     
Black-lored Babbler Turdoides sharpei  
Brown Babbler Turdoides plebejus  
Arrow-marked Babbler Turdoides jardineii  
     
SYLVIID BABBLERS & PARROTBILLS Sylviidae  
     
Ruwenzori Hill Babbler Pseudoalcippe atriceps  
     
WHITE-EYES Zosteropidae  
     
African Yellow White-eye Zosterops senegalensis  
     
STARLINGS Sturnidae  
     
Purple-headed Starling Lamprotornis purpureiceps  
Lesser Blue-eared Starling Lamprotornis chloropterus  
Splendid Starling Lamprotornis splendidus  
Rüppell's Starling Lamprotornis purpuroptera  
Violet-backed Starling Cinnyricinclus leucogaster  
Waller's Starling Onychognathus walleri  
Stuhlmann's Starling Poeoptera stuhlmanni  
Narrow-tailed Starling Poeoptera lugubris  
     
OXPECKERS Buphagidae  
     
Yellow-billed Oxpecker Buphagus africanus  
     
THRUSHES Turdidae  
     
Red-tailed Rufous Thrush Neocossyphus rufus  
White-tailed Rufous Thrush Neocossyphus poensis  
Fraser’s Rufous Thrush Stizorhina fraseri  
African Thrush Turdus pelios  
Abyssinian Thrush Turdus abyssinicus  
Fire-crested Alethe Alethe diademata  
Red-throated Alethe Pseudalethe poliophrys Albertine Rift Endemic
Brown-chested Alethe Pseudalethe poliocephala  
     
CHATS, OLD WORLD FLYCATCHERS Muscicapidae  
     
White-starred Robin Pogonocichla stellata  
Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos  
White-bellied Robin-Chat Cossyphicula roberti  
Archer's Ground Robin Cossypha archeri Albertine Rift Endemic
Blue-shouldered Robin-Chat Cossypha cyanocampter heard only
White-browed Robin-Chat Cossypha heuglini  
Red-capped Robin-Chat Cossypha natalensis  
Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat Cossypha niveicapilla  
Spotted Palm Thrush Cichladusa guttata  
Brown-backed Scrub Robin Cercotrichas hartlaubi  
White-browed Scrub Robin Cercotrichas leucophrys  
Whinchat Saxicola rubetra  
African Stonechat Saxicola torquatus  
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe  
Sooty Chat Myrmecocichla nigra  
White-fronted Black Chat Pentholaea albifrons  
Fraser's Forest Flycatcher Fraseria ocreata  
White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher Dioptrornis fischeri  
Yellow-eyed Black Flycatcher Melaenornis ardesiacus Albertine Rift Endemic
Northern Black Flycatcher Melaenornis edolioides  
Southern Black Flycatcher Melaenornis pammelaina  
Pale Flycatcher Bradornis pallidus  
Silverbird Empidornis semipartitus  
Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata  
Ashy Flycatcher Muscicapa caerulescens  
Swamp Flycatcher Muscicapa aquatica  
Cassin's Flycatcher Muscicapa cassini  
African Dusky Flycatcher Muscicapa adusta  
Dusky-blue Flycatcher Muscicapa comitata  
Sooty Flycatcher Muscicapa infuscata  
Grey-throated Tit-Flycatcher Myioparus griseigularis  
Grey Tit-Flycatcher Myioparus plumbeus  
     
SUNBIRDS Nectariniidae  
     
Grey-headed Sunbird Deleornis axillaris  
Little Green Sunbird Anthreptes seimundi  
Grey-chinned Sunbird Anthreptes rectirostris  
Collared Sunbird Hedydipna collaris  
Green-headed Sunbird Cyanomitra verticalis  
Blue-throated Brown Sunbird Cyanomitra cyanolaema  
Blue-headed Sunbird Cyanomitra alinae Albertine Rift Endemic
Olive Sunbird Cyanomitra obscura  
Green-throated Sunbird Chalcomitra rubescens  
Scarlet-chested Sunbird Chalcomitra senegalensis  
Bronzy Sunbird Nectarinia kilimensis  
Olive-bellied Sunbird Cinnyris chloropygius  
Tiny Sunbird Cinnyris minullus  
Northern Double-collared Sunbird Cinnyris reichenowi  
Regal Sunbird Cinnyris regius Albertine Rift Endemic
Beautiful Sunbird Cinnyris pulchellus  
Marico Sunbird Cinnyris mariquensis  
Red-chested Sunbird Cinnyris erythrocercus  
Purple-banded Sunbird Cinnyris bifasciatus  
Variable Sunbird Cinnyris venustus  
Copper Sunbird Cinnyris cupreus  
     
OLD WORLD SPARROWS Passeridae   
     
White-browed Sparrow-Weaver Plocepasser mahali  
Chestnut-crowned Sparrow-Weaver Plocepasser superciliosus  
House Sparrow Passer domesticus  
Shelley's Sparrow Passer shelleyi  
Northern Grey-headed Sparrow Passer griseus  
     
WEAVERS & WIDOWBIRDS Ploceidae  
     
Speckle-fronted Weaver Sporopipes frontalis  
Thick-billed Weaver Amblyospiza albifrons  
Baglafecht Weaver Ploceus baglafecht  
Slender-billed Weaver Ploceus pelzelni  
Little Weaver Ploceus luteolus  
Spectacled Weaver Ploceus ocularis  
Black-necked Weaver Ploceus nigricollis  
Strange Weaver Ploceus alienus Albertine Rift Endemic
Black-billed Weaver Ploceus melanogaster  
African Golden Weaver Ploceus xanthops  
Northern Brown-throated Weaver Ploceus castanops  
Lesser Masked Weaver Ploceus intermedius  
Vitelline Masked Weaver Ploceus vitellinus  
Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus  
Vieillot's Black Weaver Ploceus nigerrimus  
Weyns's Weaver Ploceus weynsi  
Black-headed Weaver Ploceus melanocephalus  
Compact Weaver Ploceus superciliosus  
Dark-backed Weaver Ploceus bicolor  
Brown-capped Weaver Ploceus insignis  
Red-headed Malimbe Malimbus rubricollis  
Red-headed Weaver Anaplectes melanotis  
Red-billed Quelea Quelea quelea  
Black Bishop Euplectes gierowii  
Black-winged Bishop Euplectes hordeaceus  
Southern Red Bishop Euplectes orix  
Northern Red Bishop Euplectes franciscanus  
Yellow Bishop Euplectes capensis  
Fan-tailed Widowbird Euplectes axillaris  
White-winged Widowbird Euplectes albonotatus  
     
WAXBILLS, MUNIAS & ALLIES Estrildidae  
     
White-breasted Nigrita Nigrita fusconotus  
Grey-headed Nigrita Nigrita canicapillus  
Green-winged Pytilia Pytilia melba  
Dusky Crimsonwing Cryptospiza jacksoni Albertine Rift Endemic
Black-bellied Seedcracker Pyrenestes ostrinus  
Red-headed Bluebill Spermophaga ruficapilla  
Brown Twinspot Clytospiza monteiri  
Dusky Twinspot Euschistospiza cinereovinacea  
Black-bellied Firefinch Lagonosticta rara  
Red-billed Firefinch Lagonosticta senegala  
African Firefinch Lagonosticta rubricata  
Red-cheeked Cordon-bleu Uraeginthus bengalus  
Yellow-bellied Waxbill Estrilda quartinia  
Fawn-breasted Waxbill Estrilda paludicola  
Black-rumped Waxbill Estrilda troglodytes  
Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild  
Black-crowned Waxbill Estrilda nonnula  
Black-headed Waxbill Estrilda atricapilla  
Black-faced Waxbill Estrilda erythronotos  
Black-faced Quail-Finch Ortygospiza atricollis  
Bronze Mannikin Lonchura cucullata  
Black-and-white Mannikin Lonchura bicolor  
Magpie Mannikin Lonchura fringilloides  
     
INDIGOBIRDS & WHYDAHS Viduidae  
     
Village Indigobird Vidua chalybeata  
Pin-tailed Whydah Vidua macroura  
     
WAGTAILS & PIPITS Motacillidae  
     
Western Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava  
Cape Wagtail Motacilla capensis  
African Pied Wagtail Motacilla aguimp  
Yellow-throated Longclaw Macronyx croceus  
African Pipit Anthus cinnamomeus  
Plain-backed Pipit Anthus leucophrys  
Tree Pipit Anthus trivialis  
     
FINCHES Fringillidae  
     
Yellow-crowned Canary Serinus flavivertex  
Western Citril Crithagra frontalis  
White-rumped Seedeater Crithagra leucopygia  
Yellow-fronted Canary Crithagra mozambica  
Brimstone Canary Crithagra sulphurata  
Streaky Seedeater Crithagra striolata  
Thick-billed Seedeater Crithagra burtoni  
     
BUNTINGS & ALLIES Emberizidae  
     
Cinnamon-breasted Bunting Emberiza tahapisi  
Golden-breasted Bunting Emberiza flaviventris  
Brown-rumped Bunting Emberiza affinis  
     
     
Mammals - 54 species    
     
     
HYRAXES Procavidae  
     
Western Tree Hyrax Dendrohyrax dorsalis  
     
ELEPHANTS Elephantidae  
     
African Elephant Loxodonta africana  
     
BUSHBABIES & GALAGOS Galagidae  
     
Spectacled Galago Galago matchiei  
Demidoff's Galago Galago demidoff  
     
OLD WORLD MONKEYS Cercopithecidae  
     
Red-tailed Monkey Cercopithecus ascanius  
L'Hoest's Monkey Cercopithecus l'hoesti  
Blue Monkey Cercopithecus mitis  
Vervet Monkey Chlorocebus pygerythrus  
Grey-cheeked Mangabey Lophocebus albigena  
Olive Baboon Papio anubis  
Guereza Colobus Colobus guereza  
Ugandan Red Colobus Piliocolobus tephrosceles  
     
APES Hominidae  
     
Eastern Gorilla Gorilla beringei  
Common Chimpanzee Pan troglodytes  
     
SQUIRRELS Sciuridae  
     
Striped Ground Squirrel Xerus erythropus  
Carruther's Mountain Squirrel Funisciurus carruthersi  
Red-legged Sun Squirrel Heliosciurus rufobrachium  
Alexander's Bush Squirrel Paraxerus alexandri  
Boehm's Bush Squirrel Paraxerus boehmi  
     
OLD WORLD RATS, MICE, GERBILS & ALLIES Muridae  
     
African Grass Rat Arvicanthis niloticus  
Striped Mouse Rhabdomys pumilo  
     
HARES & RABBITS Leporidae  
     
Scrub Hare Lepus saxatilis  
Bunyoro Rabbit Poelagus marjorita  
     
OLD WORLD FRUIT BATS Pteropidae  
     
African Straw-coloured Fruit Bat Eidolon helvum  
Hammer-headed Fruit Bat Hypsignathus monstrosus heard only
     
FALSE VAMPIRE BATS Megadermatidae  
     
Yellow-winged Bat Lavia frons  
     
CATS Felidae  
     
Lion Panthera leo  
     
CIVETS, GENETS, LINSANGS & ALLIES Viverridae  
     
Large-spotted Genet Genetta tigrina  
African Civet Civettictis civetta  
     
MONGOOSES Herpestridae  
     
Slender Mongoose Herpestes sanguinea  
Common Dwarf Mongoose Helogale parvula  
Banded Mongoose Mungos mungo  
White-tailed Mongoose Ichneumia albicauda  
     
COYOTES, DOGS, FOXES, JACKALS & WOLVES Canidae  
     
Side-striped Jackal Canis adustus  
     
BADGERS, OTTERS, WEASELS & ALLIES Mustelidae  
     
Spotted-necked Otter Lutra maculicollis  
     
ASSES, HORSES & ZEBRAS Equidae  
     
Burchell's Zebra Equus burchelli  
     
PIGS Suidae  
     
Giant Forest Hog Hylochoerus meinertzhageni  
Common Warthog Phacochoerus africanus  
Bushpig Potamochoerus larvatus  
     
HIPPOPOTAMUSES Hippopotamidae  
     
Common Hippopotamus Hippopotamus amphibius  
     
GIRAFFES & OKAPIS Giraffidae  
     
Giraffe Giraffa camelopardalis  
     
ANTELOPES, CATTLE, GAZELLES, GOATS, SHEEP & ALLIES Bovidae  
     
Common Impala Aepyceros melampus  
Hartebeest Alcelaphus buselaphus  
Topi Damaliscus korrigum  
Oribi Ourebia ourebi  
African Buffalo Syncerus caffer  
Common Eland Taurotragus oryx  
Bushbuck Tragelaphus scriptus  
Peter's Duiker Cephalophus callipygus  
Black-fronted Duiker Cephalophus nigrifrons  
Common Duiker Sylvicapra grimmia  
(Defassa) Waterbuck Kobus ellipsiprymnus  
(Uganda) Kob Kobus kob  
(Bohor) Reedbuck Redunca redunca  
     
     
Reptiles - 15 species    
     
     
AFRO-AMERICAN SIDENECK TURTLES Pelomedusidae  
     
Marsh Terrapin Pelomedusa subrufa   
     
AGAMAS Agamidae  
     
Southern Tree Agama Acanthocercus atricollis   
Finch's Agama Agama finchi  
     
GECKOS Gekkonidae  
     
Four-lined Forest Gecko Cnemaspis quattuorseriatus  
Brook's Gecko Hemidactylus brooki  
Moreau's Tropical House Gecko Hemidactylus mabouia  
     
LACERTIDS AND WALL LIZARDS Lacertidae  
     
Multi-scaled Forest Lizard Adolfus africanus  
Jackson's Forest Lizard Adolfus jacksoni  
     
SKINKS Scincidae  
     
Peter's Writhing Skink Mochlus afrum  
Speckle-lipped Skink Trachylepis maculilabris  
Eastern Striped Skink Trachylepis striata  
     
MONITOR LIZARDS Varanidae  
     
Water Monitor Varanus niloticus  
     
COLUBRIDS Colubridae  
     
Olive House Snake Boaedon olivaceous  
Forest Vine Snake Thelotornis kirtlandii  
     
CROCODYLIANS Crocodylidae  
     
Nile Crocodile Crocodylus niloticus  
     
     
Frogs - 9 species    
     
     
SQEAKERS AND TREE FROGS Arthroleptidae  
     
Kivu Tree Frog Leptopelis kivuensis  
     
TRUE TOADS Bufonidae  
     
Eastern Olive Toad Amietophrynus garmani  
Kisolo Toad Amietophrynus kisoloensis  
     
AFRICAN REED FROGS Hyperoliidae  
     
Striped Leaf-folding Frog Afrixalus quadrivittatus  
Common Reed Frog Hyperolius viridiflavus   
     
PUDDLE FROGS Phrynobatrachidae  
     
Snoring Puddle Frog Phrynobatrachus natalensis  
     
CLAWED FROGS Pipidae  
     
Lake Victoria Clawed Frog Xenopus victorianus  
     
GRASS FROGS Ptychadenidae  
     
Sharp-nosed Grass Frog Ptychadena oxyrhynchus  
     
TRUE FROGS Ranidae  
     
Galam White-lipped Frog Hylarana galamensis