BIRDS, MAMMALS, HERPES OF TANZANIA

TANZANIAN BIRD LIST

Ostrich
Great Crested grebe
Black-necked grebe
Little grebe
White pelican
Pink-backed pelican
White-necked cormorant
Long Tailed cormorant
Black crowned night heron
Squacco heron
Cattle egret
Green-backed heron
Great white egret
Grey heron
Black-headed heron
Goliath heron
Hamerkop
Abdim’s stork
Wooly-necked stork
Saddlebill stork
Marabou stork
Yellow-billed stork
European stork
Sacred ibis
Hadaba ibis
Glossy ibis
African spoonbill
Greater flamingo
Lesser flamingo
White-faced tree duck
Egyptian goose
Spur-winged goose
Knob-billed duck
Maccoa Duck
Northern shoveler
African black duck
Cape teal
Red-billed duck
Hottentot teal
African pochard
African shoveler
Secretary bird
Ruppell’s vulture
White-backed vulture
Nubian vulture
White-headed vulture
Hooded vulture
Egyptian vulture
African marsh harrier
Bateleur
Dark chanting goshawk
Pale Chanting goshawk
Gabar Goshawk
Lizard buzzard
Agur buzzard
Long crested eagle
Crowned eagle
Wahrberg’s eagle
Martial eagle
Tawny eagle
African fish eagle
Black kite
Pgymy falcon
Gray kestrel
Great sparrow hawk
Lesser kestrel
European kestel
Pallid Harrier
Monteque’s Harrier
Gymnogene
Hildebrandt’s francolin
Heuglin’s francolin
Shelley’s francolin
Crested francolin
Coqui francolin
Helmeted guineafowl
Yellow-throated spurfowl
Red-throated spurfowl
Crowned crane
Moorhen
Red-knobbed coot
Black crake
Kori bustard
White-bellied bustard
Black-bellied bustard
African jacana
Spotted stone curlew
Blacksmith plover
Kittletz’s plover
Spur-winged plover
Crowned plover
Three-banded plover
Senegal plover
Caspian plover
Gray phalarope
Avocet
Black-winged stilt
Greenshank
Ruff
Godwit
Painted snipe
African snipe
Temminck’s courser
Two-banded courser
Pratincole
Secretary bird
Gray-headed gull
Gull-billed tern
White-winged black tern
Chestnut-bellied sand grouse
Black faced sand grouse
Yellow throated sand grouse
Speckled pigeon
Red-eyed dove
Mourning dove
Ring necked dove
Laughing dove
Namaqua dove
Emerald-spotted wood dove
Green pigeon
Brown parrot
Yellow-collared lovebird
Fischer’s lovebird
Schalow’s Turaco
Hartlaub’s turaco
White-bellied go-away bird
Bare-faced go-away bird
White-browed coucal
Great spotted cuckoo
Pearl-spotted owlet
African barn owl
African marsh owl
Verreaux’s eagle owl
Spotted eagle owl
White-rumped swift
Palm swift
Speckled mousebird
Blue-naped mousebird
Giant kingfisher
Pied kingfisher
Striped kingfisher
Malachite kingfisher
Pygmy kingfisher
Woodland kingfisher
Gray-headed kingfisher
Brown-hooded kingfisher
White-throated bee eater
Broad-billed bee eater
Cinnamon-chested bee eater
Littel bee eater
White-fronted bee eater
Swallow-tailed bee eater
Lilac-breated roller
Broad billed roller
Rufous crowned roller
European roller
African hoopoe
Green wood hoopoe
African scimitarbill
Abysinnian scimitarbill
Gray hornbill
Red-billed hornbill
Von der Decken’s hornbill
Crowned hornbill
Trumpeter hornbill
Silvery-cheeked hornbill
Ground hornbill
Red and yellow barbet
Red fronted barbet
White headed barbet
Spotted-flanked barbet
Red-fronted tinkerbird
D’Arnaud’s Barbet
Nubian woodpecker
Bearded woodpecker
Grey woodpecker
Flappet lark
Red-capped lark
Rufous naped lark
Fischer sparrow lark
Red winged bush lark
Cardinal quelea
Red-billed quelea
Banded martin
Blue swallow
Wire-tailed swallow
Striped swallow
Roughwing swallow
European swallow
African pied wagtail
Mountain wagtail
Yellow wagtail
Richard pipit
Golden pipit
Yellow-throated longclaw
Rosy-breasted longclaw
Yellow-vented bulbul
White-crowned shrike
Black-backed puffbird
Three-streaked Tchagra
Tropical Boubou
Northern boubou
Slate-colored boubou
Magpie shrike
Helmet shrike
Fiscal shrike
Longtailed fiscal shrike
Gray-backed fiscal shrike
Arrow-marked babbler
Capped wheatear
Familiar chat
Anteater chat
Stone chat
Cliff-chat
Cisticola sp.
Banded tit-warbler
Tawny-flanked prinia
Black-breasted apalis
Buff-bellied warbler
Chin-spot flycatcher
Gray flycatcher
Silverbird
Paradise flycatcher
Variable sunbird
Hunter’s sunbird
Yellow rumped seedeater
Yellow fronted canary
Streaky seedeater
Green-winged pytilia
Purple grenadier
Red-cheeked cordon bleu
Blue-capped cordon bleu
African fire finch
Rufous-backed mannakin
Pin-tailed whydah
Paradise whydah
Straw-tailed whydah
Common waxbill
Black headed weaver
Vitrolin masked weaver
Taveta golden weaver
Northern masked weaver
Rufous tailed weaver
Speckle -fronted social weaver
Golden backed weaver
Yellow-mantled weaver
Grosbeak weaver
Yellow bishop
Black bishop
Gray-headed social weaver
Red-billed buffalo weaver
White-headed buffalo weaver
Rufous sparrow
Redwing starling
Ruppell’s long tailed starling
Superb starling
Hildebrants starling
Ashy starling
Wattled starling
Red-billed oxpecker
Yellow-billed oxpecker
Drongo
White-necked raven
Cape Rook
Pied crow
Cape Rook

MAMMALS
Olive baboon
Black and white colubus monkey
Blue monkey
Vervet monkey
Thicktailed bushbaby
Spotted hyaena
Striped hyaena
Aardwolfe
Golden jackal
Silver-backed jackal
Side-striped jackal
Bat-eared fox
Lion
Leopard
Cheetah
Serval cat
African wild cat
Banded Mongoose
Dwarf mongoose
Black-tipped (slender) mongoose
Spotted Genet
Warthog
African elephant
Bush hyrax
Rock hyrax
Hippopotamus
African hare
Masai giraffe
Cape buffalo
Burchell’s zebra
Black rhinoceros
Eland
Grant’s gazelle
Thomson gazelle
Dik-dik
Impala
Klipspringer
Kongoni= Coke’s Hartbeest
Steenbok
Reedbuck
Bushbuck
Common waterbuck
Defassa’s waterbuck
Pgymy antelope
Topi
Wildebeest
Honey Badger
Porcupine
African ground squirrel
African big-eared mouse
Nile Rat
African Dormouse
Yellow winged bat

Reptiles

Leopard tortoise
Moniter lizard
Tree Agama
Rock Agama
Skink sp.
Chameleon
Nile Crocodile

Misc. critters

Walking stick
Praying mantis
Dung beetles
Goliath beetles
Banana slugs
Land snail

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August 4, 2009