12537 thumb Birds of Africa

A guide to the strange and wonderful birds that live in Africa

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Common Crane 1
Grus grus
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Black Crowned Crane 2
Balearica pavonina
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Grey Crowned Crane 3
Balearica regulorum
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African Finfoot 4
Podica senegalensis
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Brown Mesite 5
Mesitornis unicolor
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White-breasted Mesite 5
Mesitornis variegatus
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Subdesert Mesite 6
Monias benschi
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Denham's Bustard 7
Neotis denhami
Nubian Bustard
Neotis nuba
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Heuglin's Bustard 8
Neotis heuglinii
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Ludwig's Bustard 9
Neotis ludwigii
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Little Brown Bustard 10
Eupodotis humilis
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Blue Bustard 11
Eupodotis caerulescens
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White-bellied Bustard 12
Eupodotis senegalensis
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Karoo Bustard 10
Eupodotis vigorsii
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Arabian Bustard 14
Ardeotis arabs
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Kori Bustard 15
Ardeotis kori
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Spotted Crake 16
Porzana porzana
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African Rail 17
Rallus caerulescens
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Madagascar Rail 18
Rallus madagascariensis
White-spotted Flufftail
Sarothrura pulchra
Striped Flufftail
Sarothrura affinis
Madagascar Flufftail
Sarothrura insularis
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Streaky-breasted Flufftail 19
Sarothrura boehmi
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Buff-spotted Flufftail 8
Sarothrura elegans
Red-chested Flufftail
Sarothrura rufa
Tristan Moorhen
Gallinula nesiotis
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Common Moorhen 20
Gallinula chloropus
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Corn Crake 21
Crex crex
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Gray-throated Rail 22
Canirallus oculeus
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Eurasian Coot 23
Fulica atra
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Red-knobbed Coot 24
Fulica cristata
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White-throated Rail 25
Dryolimnas cuvieri
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Allen's Gallinule 26
Porphyrio alleni
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Rouget's Rail 27
Rougetius rougetii
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Nkulengu Rail 28
Himantornis haematopus
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Gray Francolin 29
Francolinus pondicerianus
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Common Quail 30
Coturnix coturnix
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Harlequin Quail 31
Coturnix delegorguei
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Gray Partridge 32
Perdix perdix
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Chukar 33
Alectoris chukar
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Red-legged Partridge 34
Alectoris rufa
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Barbary Partridge 35
Alectoris barbara
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Red Junglefowl 36
Gallus gallus
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Wild Turkey 37
Meleagris gallopavo
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Ring-necked Pheasant 38
Phasianus colchicus
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Indian Peafowl 39
Pavo cristatus
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Stone Partridge 40
Ptilopachus petrosus
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Congo Peafowl 41
Afropavo congensis
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Crested Bobwhite 42
Colinus cristatus
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Helmeted Guineafowl 43
Numida meleagris
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Crested Guineafowl 44
Guttera pucherani
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Plumed Guineafowl 45
Guttera plumifera
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Vulturine Guineafowl 46
Acryllium vulturinum
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Black Guineafowl 47
Agelastes niger
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White-browed Coucal 48
Centropus superciliosus
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Black-throated Coucal 10
Centropus leucogaster
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Blue-headed Coucal 49
Centropus monachus
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Madagascar Coucal 5
Centropus toulou
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Senegal Coucal 50
Centropus senegalensis
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Black Coucal 51
Centropus grillii
Gabon Coucal
Centropus anselli
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Coppery-tailed Coucal 25
Centropus cupreicaudus
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Klaas's Cuckoo 52
Chrysococcyx klaas
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Yellow-throated Cuckoo 53
Chrysococcyx flavigularis
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African Emerald Cuckoo 54
Chrysococcyx cupreus
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Dideric Cuckoo 55
Chrysococcyx caprius
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Great Spotted Cuckoo 48
Clamator glandarius
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Pied Cuckoo 56
Clamator jacobinus
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Levaillant's Cuckoo 48
Clamator levaillantii
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Red-capped Coua 25
Coua ruficeps
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Crested Coua 57
Coua cristata
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Blue Coua 58
Coua caerulea
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Red-fronted Coua 59
Coua reynaudii
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Red-breasted Coua 60
Coua serriana
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Verreaux's Coua 61
Coua verreauxi
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Running Coua 62
Coua cursor
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Coquerel's Coua 25
Coua coquereli
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Giant Coua 25
Coua gigas
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Red-chested Cuckoo 63
Cuculus solitarius
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Common Cuckoo 64
Cuculus canorus
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Black Cuckoo 65
Cuculus clamosus
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African Cuckoo 66
Cuculus gularis
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Madagascar Cuckoo 25
Cuculus rochii
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Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo 67
Cercococcyx mechowi
Olive Long-tailed Cuckoo
Cercococcyx olivinus
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Barred Long-tailed Cuckoo 10
Cercococcyx montanus
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Thick-billed Cuckoo 10
Pachycoccyx audeberti
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Little Bee-eater 68
Merops pusillus
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European Bee-eater 4
Merops apiaster
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Blue-breasted Bee-eater 10
Merops variegatus
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Blue-headed Bee-eater 15
Merops muelleri
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Somali Bee-eater 69
Merops revoilii
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Rosy Bee-eater 10
Merops malimbicus
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Black-headed Bee-eater 45
Merops breweri
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Swallow-tailed Bee-eater 43
Merops hirundineus
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Red-throated Bee-eater 71
Merops bulocki
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Madagascar Bee-eater 72
Merops superciliosus

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