Birding: Africa

Here is my life list for birds in Africa, comprising a subset of my worldwide list. Dates and locations of first sightings anywhere in the world are included where known.

Life count as of April, 2017: 17
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Ostriches - Struisvogels - Struthionidae (Struthioniformes)
Common Ostrich
Struthio camelus
NL: Struisvogel
July 19, 2001 in Kruger National Park, South Africa
 
Ducks, Geese and Waterfowl - Eendachtigen - Anatidae (Anseriformes)
Egyptian Goose
Alopochen aegyptiaca
NL: Nijlgans
July 20, 2001 in Kruger National Park, South Africa
 
Penguins - Pinguïns - Spheniscidae (Sphenisciformes)
Jackass Penguin
Spheniscus demersus
NL: Zwartvoetpinguïn
August 3, 2001 at Boulders Beach NP, South Africa
Also known as African penguin
 
Storks - Ooievaars - Ciconiidae (Ciconiiformes)
Saddle-billed Stork
Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis
NL: Zadelbekooievaar
July 19, 2001 in Kruger National Park, South Africa
 
Herons, Egrets and Bitterns - Reigers - Ardeidae (Pelecaniformes)
Gray Heron
Ardea cinerea
NL: Blauwe Reiger
Long ago in the Netherlands
 
Ibises and Spoonbills - Ibissen en Lepelaars - Threskiornithidae (Pelecaniformes)
Sacred Ibis
Threskiornis aethiopicus
NL: Heilige Ibis
July 31, 2001 in Knysna, South Africa
Hadada Ibis
Bostrychia hagedash
NL: Hadada-ibis
July 31, 2001 in Knysna, South Africa
 
Gulls, Terns and Skimmers - Meeuwen en Sternen - Laridae (Charadriiformes)
Hartlaub's Gull
Chroicocephalus hartlaubii
NL: Hartlaubs Meeuw
August 3, 2001 at Boulders Beach NP, South Africa
 
Pigeons and Doves - Duiven - Columbidae (Columbiformes)
Rock Pigeon
Columba livia
NL: Rotsduif
Long ago in the Netherlands
Zebra Dove
Geopelia striata
NL: Zebraduif
August 2001 at La Pirogue on Mauritius
 
Turacos - Toerako's - Musophagidae (Cuculiformes)
Gray Go-away-bird
Corythaixoides concolor
NL: Vale Toerako
July 18, 2001 in Thornybush Game Reserve, South Africa
 
Ground Hornbills - Hoornraven - Bucorvidae (Coraciiformes)
Southern Ground Hornbill
Bucorvus leadbeateri
NL: Zuidelijke Hoornraaf
July 19, 2001 in Kruger National Park, South Africa
 
Hornbills - Neushoornvogels - Bucerotidae (Coraciiformes)
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill
Tockus leucomelas
NL: Zuidelijke Geelsnaveltok
July 19, 2001 in Kruger National Park, South Africa
 
Bulbuls - Buulbuuls - Pycnonotidae (Passeriformes)
Red-whiskered Bulbul
Pycnonotus jocosus
NL: Roodoorbuulbuul
August 2001 at La Pirogue on Mauritius
 
Starlings - Spreeuwen - Sturnidae (Passeriformes)
Greater Blue-eared Glossy Starling
Lamprotornis chalybaeus
NL: Groenstaartglansspreeuw
July 19, 2001 in Kruger National Park, South Africa
Also known as greater blue-eared glossy starling
 
Old World Sparrows - Mussen - Passeridae (Passeriformes)
House Sparrow
Passer domesticus
NL: Huismus
Long ago in the Netherlands
 
Weavers and Allies - Weverachtigen - Ploceidae (Passeriformes)
Village Weaver
Ploceus cucullatus
NL: Grote Textorwever
August 2001 at La Pirogue on Mauritius

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