Birds A-Z

Indexing follows format of
 'Birdlife South Africa Checklist of birds in South Africa 2011'

A
Albatross Indian Yellow-nosed (Photos)
Apalis, Bar-throated (Photos)
Apalis, Rudd's (Photos)
Apalis, Yellow-breasted (Photos)
Avocet, Pied (Photos)
B
Babbler, Arrow-marked (Photos)
Babbler, Southern Pied (Photos)
Barbet, Acacia Pied (Photos)
Barbet, Black-collared (Photos)
Barbet, Crested (Photos)
Barbet, White-eared (Photos)
Barbet, Whyte's (Photos)
Bateleur (Photos)
Batis, Chinspot (Photos)
Bee-eater, Blue-cheeked (Photos)
Bee-eater, European (Photos)
Bee-eater, Little (Photos)
Bee-eater, Swallow-tailed (Photos)
Bee-eater, White-fronted (Photos)
Bishop, Southern Red (Photos)
Bishop, Yellow (Photos)
Bishop, Yellow-crowned (Photos)
Bittern, Dwarf (Photos)
Bittern, Little (Photos)
Blackcap (Photos)
Blackcap, Bush (Photos)
Bokmakierie (Photos)
Boubou, Southern (Photos)
Broadbill, African (Photos)
Brownbul, Terrestrial (Photos)
Brubru (Photos)
Budgerigar [Escapee] (Post)
Bulbul, African Red-eyed (Photos)
Bulbul, Cape (Photos)
Bulbul, Dark-capped (Photos)
Bunting, Cinnamon-breasted (Photos)
Bunting, Golden-breasted (Photos)
Bushshrike, Grey-headed (Photos)
Bushshrike, Orange-breasted (Photos)
Bustard, Black-bellied (Post & photos)
Bustard, Kori (Photos)
Buzzard, Jackal (Photos)
Buzzard, Steppe (Photos)
C
Camaroptera, Green-backed (Photos)
Canary, Black-throated (Photos)
Canary, Brimstone (Photos)
Canary, Cape (Photos)
Canary, Yellow-fronted (Photos)
Chaffinch, Common (Photos)
Chat, Ant-eating (Photos)
Chat, Arnot's (Photos)
Chat, Buff-streaked (Photos)
Chat, Familiar (Photos)
Cisticolas (Photo series)
Cisticola, Croaking (Photos)
Cisticola, Lazy (Photos)
Cisticola, Levaillant's (Photos)
Cisticola, Pale-crowned (Photos)
Cisticola, Rufous-winged (Photos)
Cisticola, Wing-snapping (Photos)
Cliff-Chat, Mocking (Photos)
Coot, Red-knobbed (Photos)
Cormorant, Reed (Photos)
Cormorant, White-breasted (Photos)
Coucal, Senegal (Photos)
Coucal, White-browed (Photos)
Courser, Bronze-winged (Photos)
Crake, Black (Photos)
Crane, Blue (Photos)
Crane, Grey Crowned (Photos)
Crombec, Long-billed (Photos)
Crow, Cape (Photos)
Crow, Pied (Photos)
Courser, Three-banded (Photos)
Cuckoo, African Emerald (Photos)
Cuckoo, Black (Photos)
Cuckoo, Diderick (Photos)
Cuckoo, Great Spotted (Photos)
Cuckoo, Jacobin (Photos)
Cuckoo, Klaas's (Photos)
Cuckoo, Red-chested (Photos)
Cuckooshrike, Black (Photos)
Cuckooshrike, Grey (Photos)
Curlew, Eurasian (Photos)
D
Dabchick (see- Little Grebe)
Darter, African (Photos)
Dove, African Mourning (Photos)
Dove, Cape Turtle- (Photos)
Dove, Emerald-spotted Wood- (Photos)
Dove, Laughing (Photos)
Dove, Lemon (Photos)
Dove, Namaqua (Photos)
Dove, Red-eyed (Photos)
Dove, Tambourine (Photos)
Drongo, Fork-tailed (Photos)
Drongo, Square-tailed (Photos)
Duck, African Black (Photos)
Duck, Knob-billed (Photos)
Duck, White-backed (Photos)
Duck, White-faced (Photos)
Duck, Yellow-billed (Photos)
E
Eagle, African Crowned (Post & photos) (Photos) (Post & photo)
Eagle, African Fish- (Photos)
Eagle, African Hawk- (Photos)
Eagle, Black-chested Snake- (Photos)
Eagle, Brown Snake- (Photos)
Eagle, Long-crested (Photos)
Eagle, Martial (Photos)
Eagle, Tawny (Photos)
Egret, Cattle (Photos)
Egret, Dimorphic (Photos)
Egret, Great (Photos)
Egret, Little (Photos)
Egret, Yellow-billed (Photos)
F
Falcon, Amur (Photos)
Falcon, Peregrine (Photos)
Finch, Cut-throat (Photos)
Finch, Red-headed (Photos)
Finch, Scaly-feathered (Photos)
Firefinch, African (Photos)
Firefinch, Jameson's (Photos)
Firefinch, Red-billed (Photos)
Fiscal, Common (Photos)
Flamingo, Greater (Photos) (Post & photo)
Flamingo, Lesser (Photos)
Flufftail, Buff-spotted (Post & photos)
Flycatchers (Grey & brown jobs) (Photo ID series)
Flycatcher, African Dusky (Photos)
Flycatcher, African Paradise- (Photos)
Flycatcher, Ashy (Photos)
Flycatcher, Blue-mantled Crested- (Photos)
Flycatcher, Fiscal (Photos)
Flycatcher, Grey Tit- (Photos)
Flycatcher, Pale (Photos)
Flycatcher, Southern Black (Photos)
Flycatcher, Spotted (Photos)
Francolin, Crested (Photos)
Francolin, Grey-winged (Photos)
G
Gallinule, American Purple (Photos)
Go-Away-Bird, Grey (Photos)
Godwit, Bar-tailed (Photos)
Goose, Egyptian (Photos)
Goose, Spur-winged (Photos)
Goshawk, African (Photos)
Goshawk, Dark Chanting (Photos)
Goshawk, Little Banded (Photos)
Goshawk, Pale Chanting (Photos)
Grebe, Great Crested (Photos)
Grebe, Little (Photos)
Greenbul, Sombre (Photos)
Greenbul, Yellow-bellied (Photos)
Greenshank, Common (Photos)
Guineafowl, Crested (Photos)
Gull, Grey-headed (Photos)
Gull, Kelp (Photos)
H
Hamerkop (Photos)
Harrier, African Marsh- (Photos)
Hawk, African Cuckoo (Photos)
Hawk, African Harrier- (Photos)
Helmet-Shrike, White-crested (Photos)
Heron, Black-headed (Photos)
Heron, Goliath (Photos)
Heron, Green-backed (Photos)
Heron, Grey (Photos)
Heron, Purple (Photos)
Heron, Squacco (Photos)
Honeyguide, Greater (Photos)
Honeyguide, Lesser (Photos)
Honeyguide, Scaly-throated (Photos)
Hoopoe, African (Photos)
Hornbill, African Grey (Photos)
Hornbill, Crowned (Photos)
Hornbill, Southern Red-billed (Photos)
Hornbill, Southern Ground- (Photos)
Hornbill, Southern Yellow-billed (Photos)
Hornbill, Trumpeter (Photos)
Honeybird, Brown-backed (Photos)
I
Ibis, Dwarf Olive (Photo & post)
Ibis, Hadeda (Photos)
Ibis, Southern Bald (Photos)
Indigobird, Dusky (Photos)
J
Jacana, African (Photos)
K
Kestrel, Dickinson's (Photos)
Kestrel, Rock (Photos)
Kingfisher, African-Pygmy (Photos)
Kingfisher, Brown-hooded (Photos)
Kingfisher, Giant (Photos)
Kingfisher, Half-collared (Photos) (Photos & post)
Kingfisher, Malachite (Photos)
Kingfisher, Pied (Photos)
Kingfisher, Striped (Photos)
Kingfisher, Woodland (Photos)
Kite, Black-shouldered (Photos)
Kite, Yellow-billed (Photos)
Korhaan, Barrow's (Photos)
Korhaan, Red-crested  (Photos)
L
Lapwing, African Wattled (Photos)
Lapwing, Black-winged (Photos)
Lapwing, Blacksmith (Photos)
Lapwing, Crowned (Photos)
Lapwing, Senegal (Photos)
Lapwing, White-crowned (Photos)
Lark, Liben (Post & photo)
Lark, Red-capped (Photos)
Lark, Rufous-naped (Photos)
Lark, Sabota (Photos)
Lark, Spike-heeled (Photos)
Longclaw, Cape (Photos)
Longclaw, Rosy-throated (Photos)
Longclaw, Yellow-throated (Photos)
M
Mannikin, Bronze (Photos)
Mannikin, Magpie (Photos)
Mannikin, Red-backed (Photos)
Martin, Banded (Photos)
Moorhen, Common (Photos)
Moorhen, Lesser (Photos)
Mousebird, Speckled (Photos)
Myna, Common (Indian) (Post)
N
Neddicky (Photos)
Nightjar, Fiery-necked (Photos)
O
Openbill, African (Post & photos) (Photos)
Oriole, Black-headed (Photos)
Oriole, Eurasian Golden- (Photos)
Osprey, Western (Photos)
Owl, African Scops- (Photos)
Owl, Burrowing (Athene cunicularia) (Post & photo)
Owl, Spotted Eagle- (Photos)
Owl, Verreaux's Eagle- (Photos)
Oystercatcher, African (Photos)
Oystercatcher, Eurasian (Photos)
P
Painted-Snipe, Greater (Photos)
Palm-Thrush, Collared (Photos)
Parrot, Brown-headed (Photos)
Parrot, Cape (Photos) (Video)
Parrot, Meyer's (Photos)
Partridge, Chukar (Photos)
Pelican, Great White (Photos)
Pelican, Pink-backed (Mpenjati), (Photos)
Petrel, White-chinned (Photos)
Pigeon, African Green- (Photos)
Pigeon, African Olive- (Photos)
Pigeon, Eastern Bronze-naped (Photos)
Pigeon, Speckled (Photos)
Pipit, African (Photos)
Pipit, Golden (Post & photos)
Pipit, Plain-backed (Photos)
Plovers (Photo series)
Plover, Caspian (Photos)
Plover, Common Ringed (Photos)
Plover, Greater Sand (Photos)
Plover, Grey (Photos)
Plover, Kentish (Photos)
Plover, Kittlitz's (Photos)
Plover, Lesser Sand (Photos)
Plover, Little Ringed (Photos)
Plover, Pacific Golden (Photos)
Plover, Three-banded (Photos)
Plover, White-fronted (Photos)
Prinia, Tawny-flanked (Photos)
Puffback, Black-backed (Photos)
Q
Quelea, Red-billed (Photos)
Quelea, Red-headed (Photo series) (Photo & post)
R
Rail, African (Photos)
Raven, White-necked (Photos)
Redshank, Common (Photos)
Robin, Bearded Scrub- (Photos)
Robin, Brown Scrub- (Photos)
Robin, White-browed Scrub- (Photos)
Robin, White-starred (Photos)
Robin-chat, Cape (Photos)
Robin-chat, Red-capped (Photos) (Photo & post)
Robin-chat, White-throated (Photos)
Rock-jumper, Drakensberg (Photos)
Rock-Thrush, Cape (Photos)
Rock-Thrush, Sentinel (Photos)
Roller, Broad-billed (Photos)
Roller, European (Photos)
Roller, Lilac-breasted (Photos)
Roller, Purple (Photos)
Roller, Racket-tailed (Photos)
S
Sandgrouse, Double-banded (Photos)
Sandpipers (Photo series)
Sandpiper, Common (Photos)
Sandpiper, Curlew (Photos)
Sandpiper, Marsh (Photos)
Sandpiper, Terek (Photos)
Sandpiper, Wood (Photos)
Shanks (Photo series)
Shearwater, Sooty (Photos)
Shikra (see Little Banded Goshawk)
Shoveler, Cape (Photos)
Shrike, Lesser Grey (Photos)
Shrike, Magpie (Photos)
Shrike, Red-backed (Photos)
Snipe, African (Photos)
Sparrow, Cape (Photos)
Sparrow, Southern Grey-headed (Photos)
Sparrowhawk, Little (Photos) (Photo & post)
Spoonbill, African (Photos)
Spurfowl, Natal (Photos)
Starling, Black-bellied (Photos)
Starling, Burchell's (Photos)
Starling, Cape Glossy (Photos)
Starling, Greater Blue-eared (Photos)
Starling, Pied (Photos)
Starling, Red-winged (Photos)
Starling, Violet-backed (Photos)
Starling, Wattled (Photos)
Stilt, Black-winged (Photos)
Stork, Black (Post)
Stonechat, African (Photos)
Stork, Marabou (Photos)
Stork, Saddle-billed (Photos)
Stork, White (Post)
Stork, Woolly-necked (Photos)
Stork, Yellow-billed (Photos)
Sugarbird, Gurney's (Photos)
Sunbird, Amethyst (Photos)
Sunbird, Collared (Photos)
Sunbird, Greater Double-collared (Photos)
Sunbird, Grey (Photos)
Sunbird, Malachite (Photos)
Sunbird, Olive (Photos)
Sunbird, Purple-banded (Photos)
Sunbird, Scarlet-chested (Photos)
Sunbird, White-bellied (Photos)
Swallow, Barn (Post)
Swallow, Lesser Striped- (Photos)
Swallow, South African Cliff- (Photos)
Swallow, White-throated (Photos)
Swallow, Wire-tailed (Photos)
Swamphen, African Purple (Photos)
T
Tchagra, Anchieta's (Photos)
Tchagra, Black-crowned (Photos)
Tchagra, Brown-crowned (Photos)
Tern, Caspian (Photos)
Tern, Sandwich (Photos)
Tern, Swift (Photos)
Tern, Whiskered (Photos)
Thick-knee, Spotted (Photos)
Thick-knee, Water (Photos)
Thrush, Kurrichane (Photos)
Thrush, Olive (Photos)
Tinkerbird, Red-fronted (Photos)
Tinkerbird, Yellow-fronted (Photos)
Tinkerbird, Yellow-rumped (Photos)
Trogon, Narina (Photos)
Turaco, Knysna (Photos)
Turaco, Purple-crested (Photos)
Turnstone, Ruddy (Photos)
Twinspot, Green (Photos)
U
V
Vulture, Bearded (Movements)
Vulture, Cape (Photos) (Post & photos) (IVAD 2011)
Vulture, Hooded (Photos)
Vulture, Lappet-faced (Photos)
Vulture, White-backed (Photos)
W
Wagtail, African Pied (Photos)
Wagtail, Mountain (Photos)
Warbler, Barrett's (Photos)
Warbler, Dark-capped Yellow (Photos)
Warbler, Lesser Swamp- (Photos)
Warbler, Little Rush- (Photos)
Warbler, Marsh (Photos)
Warbler, Yellow-throated Woodland- (Photos)
Waxbill, Orange-breasted (Photos)
Waxbill, Swee (Photos)
Weaver, Cape (Photos)
Weaver, Clarke's (Photo & post)
Weaver, Dark-backed (Photos)
Weaver, Red-headed (Photos)
Weaver, Sociable (Photos)
Weaver, Southern Brown-throated (Photos)
Weaver, Southern Masked- (Photos)
Weaver, Spectacled (Photos)
Weaver, Thick-billed (Photos)
Weaver, Village (Photos)
Weaver, Yellow (Photos)
Whimbrel, Common (Photos)
White-eye, Cape (Photos)
Widow, Fan-tailed (Photos)
Whydah, Long-tailed Paradise (Photos)
Whydah, Pin-tailed (Photos)
Widowbird, Fan-tailed (Photos)
Widowbird, Long-tailed (Photos)
Wood-Hoopoe, Green (Photos)
Woodpecker, Cardinal (Photos)
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Legend
Black equals species found in Southern Africa
Red equals vagrant or rare vagrant to Southern Africa
Green equals species found in Africa, but not Southern Africa
Blue equals species not found in Southern Africa