FamilyVernacular nameWildscreen/ARKivexeno-cantoIUCN Red ListScientific nameType specimen metadata RMCA images
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ProcellariidaeAudubon's ShearwaterARKive image - Audubon's shearwater taking offARKive video - Audubon's shearwater - overviewLCPuffinus lherminieri temptator Louette & Herremans, 1985RMCA 83043.A.0756cameracameracamera
AccipitridaeAfrican Goshawk--LCAccipiter tachiro sparsimfasciatus (Reichenow, 1895)RMCA A.8972cameracameracamera
PhasianidaeNahan's Francolin---ENFrancolinus nahani Dubois, 1905RMCA A.1016cameracameracamera
White-throated Francolin---LCFrancolinus albogularis dewittei Chapin, 1937RMCA A.22467cameracameracamera
Scaly Francolin--LCFrancolinus squamatus squamatus Cassin, 1857RMCA A.24760cameracameracamera
Congo PeacockARKive image - Congo peafowl maleARKive video - Congo peafowl - overview-VUAfropavo congensis Chapin, 1936RMCA A.27781-cameracamera
Handsome Francolin--LCFrancolinus nobilis Reichenow, 1908RMCA A.37745cameracameracamera
NumididaeCrested Guineafowl---LCGuttera pucherani verreauxi (Elliot, 1870)RMCA A.11985cameracameracamera
Helmeted Guineafowl--LCNumida meleagris meleagris (Linnaeus, 1758)RMCA A.354cameracameracamera
TytonidaeCongo Bay-owl---ENPhodilus prigoginei Schouteden, 1952RMCA A.55987cameracamera-
African Grass-owl---LCTyto capensis capensis (Smith A., 1834)RMCA A.852cameracameracamera
StrigidaeAfrican Barred OwletARKive image - Adult African barred owlet-VUGlaucidium capense albertinum Prigogine, 1983RMCA A.114546cameracameracamera
Red-chested OwletARKive image - Red-chested owlet perched, in Bwindi National Park, Uganda--LCGlaucidium tephronotum medje Chapin, 1932RMCA A.115895cameracameracamera
CaprimulgidaeItombwe Nightjar---ENCaprimulgus prigoginei Louette, 1990RMCA A.78975cameracameracamera
ApodidaeSchouteden's Swift---VUSchoutedenapus schoutedeni (Prigogine, 1960)RMCA A.103836cameracameracamera
Scarce Swift--LCSchoutedenapus myoptilus chapini (Prigogine, 1957)RMCA A.78820cameracameracamera
AlcedinidaeWhite-bellied Kingfisher---LCAlcedo leucogaster leopoldi (Dubois, 1905)RMCA A.9695cameracameracamera
BucerotidaeWhite-thighed HornbillARKive image - Male white-thighed hornbill-NTBycanistes cylindricus albotibialis (Cabanis & Reichenow, 1877)RMCA A.486cameracamera-
RamphastidaeBlack-collared Barbet---LCLybius torquatus bocagei (Sousa, 1886)RMCA A.1051cameracameracamera
IndicatoridaeYellow-footed Honeyguide---DDMelignomon eisentrauti Louette, 1981RMCA 80036.A.0218cameracameracamera
PicidaeBearded Woodpecker--LCDendropicos namaquus schoensis (Rüppell, 1842)RMCA A.25379cameracameracamera
RMCA A.25380cameracameracamera
Brown-eared Woodpecker---LCCampethera caroli caroli (Malherbe, 1852)RMCA A.55369cameracamera-
African Grey Woodpecker---LCDendropicos goertae meridionalis Louette & Prigogine, 1982RMCA A.56187cameracameracamera
AlaudidaeAngola Lark---LCMirafra angolensis marungensis Hall, 1958RMCA A.22285cameracameracamera
HirundinidaeMosque Swallow---LCCecropis senegalensis saturatior (Bannerman, 1923)RMCA A.25608cameracameracamera
MotacillidaeLong-legged Pipit---LCAnthus pallidiventris esobe Chapin, 1937RMCA A.11418cameracameracamera
Woodland Pipit---LCAnthus nyassae schoutedeni Chapin, 1937RMCA A.11424cameracameracamera
Buffy Pipit---LCAnthus vaalensis neumanni Meinertzhagen, 1920RMCA A.22290cameracameracamera
Long-billed PipitARKive image - Long-billed pipit with beak open--LCAnthus similis dewittei Chapin, 1937RMCA A.22293cameracamera-
Short-tailed Pipit---LCAnthus brachyurus leggei Ogilvie-Grant, 1906RMCA A.28288cameracameracamera
Sharpe's LongclawARKive image - Sharpe's longclaw--ENMacronyx sharpei Jackson, 1904RMCA A.30123cameracameracamera
RMCA A.30125cameracameracamera
RMCA A.30145cameracameracamera
African Pipit---LCAnthus cinnamomeus cinnamomeus Rüppell, 1840RMCA A.7040cameracameracamera
Anthus cinnamomeus itombwensis Prigogine, 1981RMCA A.86103cameracameracamera
CampephagidaePurple-throated Cuckooshrike---LCCampephaga quiscalina martini Jackson, 1912RMCA A.3140cameracameracamera
PycnonotidaeGrey-olive Greenbul---LCPhyllastrephus cerviniventris schoutedeni Prigogine, 1969RMCA A.116237cameracameracamera
Terrestrial Brownbul--LCPhyllastrephus terrestris intermedius Gunning & Roberts, 1911RMCA A.116370cameracameracamera
Little Greenbul--LCAndropadus virens virens Cassin, 1858RMCA A.124702cameracameracamera
Joyful Greenbul---LCChlorocichla laetissima schoutedeni Prigogine, 1954RMCA A.68708cameracameracamera
Prigogine's Greenbul---ENChlorocichla prigoginei De Roo, 1967RMCA A.84714cameracameracamera
Yellow-streaked Greenbul--LCPhyllastrephus flavostriatus olivaceogriseus Reichenow, 1908RMCA A.94674cameracameracamera
TurdidaeSpotted Ground-thrushARKive image - Spotted ground thrush at nest with chicks-ENZoothera lippensi Prigogine & Louette, 1984RMCA 74041.A.0001cameracameracamera
Crossley's Ground-thrush---NTZoothera crossleyi pilettei (Schouteden, 1918)RMCA A.4450cameracameracamera
Red-throated Alethe---LCAlethe poliophrys kaboboensis Prigogine, 1957RMCA A.73564cameracameracamera
CisticolidaeGosling's Apalis---LCApalis goslingi Alexander, 1908RMCA A.12406cameracameracamera
Brown-headed Apalis---Apalis alticola dowsetti Prigogine, 1973 [1972]RMCA A.125551cameracameracamera
Green-backed Camaroptera--LCCamaroptera brachyura aschani Granvik, 1934RMCA A.25748cameracameracamera
Collared Apalis---LCApalis ruwenzorii Jackson, 1904RMCA A.27597cameracameracamera
Pectoral-patch Cisticola---LCCisticola cinnamomeus midcongo Lynes, 1938RMCA A.30940cameracameracamera
Levaillant's Cisticola---LCCisticola tinniens dyleffi Prigogine, 1952RMCA A.58950cameracameracamera
Wing-snapping Cisticola---LCCisticola ayresii itombwensis Prigogine, 1957RMCA A.66017cameracameracamera
Chestnut-throated Apalis---LCApalis porphyrolaema kaboboensis Prigogine, 1955RMCA A.75147cameracameracamera
Olive-green Camaroptera--LCCamaroptera chloronota kamitugaensis Prigogine, 1961RMCA A.78980cameracameracamera
Miombo Wren-warbler--LCCalamonastes undosus katangae Neave, 1909RMCA A.8263cameracameracamera
SylviidaeRed-capped Crombec---LCSylvietta ruficapilla schoutedeni White, 1953RMCA A.18731cameracameracamera
Fan-tailed Grassbird---LCSchoenicola brevirostris alexinae (Heuglin, 1863)RMCA A.25913cameracameracamera
Brown Woodland-warbler---LCPhylloscopus umbrovirens alpinus (Ogilvie-Grant, 1906)RMCA A.3064cameracameracamera
Papyrus Yellow WarblerARKive image - Papyrus yellow warbler, side view--VUChloropeta gracilirostris bensoni Amadon, 1954RMCA A.32432cameracameracamera
RMCA A.32433cameracameracamera
RMCA A.32434cameracameracamera
RMCA A.32434; RMCA A.32433; RMCA A.32432--camera
White-browed Crombec---LCSylvietta leucophrys chapini Schouteden, 1947RMCA A.42511cameracameracamera
RMCA A.42512cameracameracamera
RMCA A.42513cameracameracamera
RMCA A.42513; RMCA A.42512; RMCA A.42511--camera
Brown Warbler---LCParisoma lugens prigoginei Schouteden, 1952RMCA A.57931cameracameracamera
Red-faced Woodland-warbler---LCPhylloscopus laetus schoutedeni (Prigogine, 1955)RMCA A.75863cameracameracamera
Turner's EremomelaARKive image - Turner's eremomela in branches--ENEremomela turneri kalindei Prigogine, 1958RMCA A.92340cameracameracamera
Grey Longbill---LCMacrosphenus concolor (Hartlaub, 1857)RMCA A.92525cameracameracamera
MuscicapidaeBocage's Akalat---LCSheppardia bocagei chapini (Benson, 1955)RMCA A.116115cameracameracamera
Sheppardia bocagei schoutedeni (Prigogine, 1952)RMCA A.60283cameracameracamera
Sheppardia bocagei kaboboensis (Prigogine, 1955)RMCA A.75862cameracameracamera
Cape Robin-chat--LCCossypha caffra kivuensis Schouteden, 1937RMCA A.17998cameracameracamera
Archer's Robin-chat---LCCossypha archeri kimbutui Prigogine, 1955RMCA A.75859cameracameracamera
Chapin's FlycatcherARKive image - Chapin's flycatcher --VUMuscicapa lendu itombwensis Prigogine, 1957RMCA A.85363cameracameracamera
MonarchidaeAfrican Paradise-flycatcher--LCTerpsiphone viridis kivuensis Salomonsen, 1949RMCA A.33540cameracameracamera
Terpsiphone viridis plumbeiceps Reichenow, 1898RMCA A.36822cameracameracamera
TimaliidaeChapin's Mountain-babbler---NTKupeornis chapini nyombensis (Prigogine, 1960)RMCA A.100576cameracameracamera
Kupeornis chapini kalindei (Prigogine, 1964)RMCA A.111154cameracameracamera
Kupeornis chapini Schouteden, 1949RMCA A.35662cameracameracamera
Abyssinian Hill-babbler--LCPseudoalcippe abyssinica atriceps (Sharpe, 1902)RMCA A.18079cameracameracamera
ParidaeStripe-breasted Tit---LCParus fasciiventer kaboboensis Prigogine, 1957RMCA A.77009cameracameracamera
NectariniidaeNorthern Double-collared Sunbird---LCCinnyris reichenowi reichenowi Sharpe, 1891RMCA A.1437cameracameracamera
Regal Sunbird---LCCinnyris regius kivuensis Schouteden, 1937RMCA A.17084cameracameracamera
Red-tufted Sunbird---LCNectarinia johnstoni dartmouthi Ogilvie-Grant, 1906RMCA A.2985cameracameracamera
RMCA A.2986cameracameracamera
RMCA A.2987cameracameracamera
RMCA A.2988cameracameracamera
Nectarinia johnstoni itombwensis Prigogine, 1977RMCA A.58288cameracameracamera
Blue-headed Sunbird---LCCyanomitra alinae derooi (Prigogine, 1975)RMCA A.52502cameracameracamera
Cyanomitra alinae kaboboensis (Prigogine, 1975)RMCA A.89196cameracameracamera
Golden-winged Sunbird---LCDrepanorhynchus reichenowi shellyae (Prigogine, 1952)RMCA A.56073cameracameracamera
Ruwenzori Double-collared Sunbird--LCCinnyris stuhlmanni chapini (Prigogine, 1952)RMCA A.58986cameracameracamera
Black-bellied Sunbird---LCCinnyris nectarinioides erlangeri (Reichenow, 1905)RMCA A.98798cameracameracamera
ZosteropidaeAfrican Yellow White-eye---LCZosterops senegalensis reichenowi Dubois, 1911RMCA A.1317cameracameracamera
Zosterops senegalensis jacksoni Neumann, 1899RMCA A.8723cameracameracamera
MalaconotidaeMany-coloured Bush-shrike---LCChlorophoneus multicolor batesi Sharpe, 1908RMCA A.3159cameracameracamera
RMCA A.3176cameracameracamera
Yellow-crested Helmet-shrike---VUPrionops alberti Schouteden, 1933RMCA A.24144cameracamera-
VangidaeBlue Vanga---LCCyanolanius madagascarinus bensoni Louette & Herremans, 1982RMCA 81052.A.0102cameracameracamera
SturnidaeSharp-tailed Glossy-starling---LCLamprotornis acuticaudus acuticaudus (Barboza du Bocage, 1870)RMCA A.6531cameracameracamera
PasseridaeGrey-headed Sparrow--LCPasser griseus gongonensis (Oustalet, 1890)RMCA A.25579cameracameracamera
PloceidaePreuss's Weaver---LCPloceus preussi (Reichenow, 1892)RMCA A.10645cameracameracamera
Lufira Masked Weaver---DDPloceus ruweti Louette & Benson, 1982RMCA A.113379cameracameracamera
Village Weaver--LCPloceus cucullatus bohndorffi Reichenow, 1887RMCA A.1675cameracameracamera
RMCA A.1676cameracameracamera
RMCA A.1677cameracameracamera
RMCA A.3029cameracameracamera
RMCA A.3030cameracameracamera
Jackson's WidowbirdARKive image - Jackson's widowbird perchedARKive video - Jackson's widowbird - overview-NTEuplectes jacksoni (Sharpe, 1891)RMCA A.27542cameracameracamera
RMCA A.27543cameracameracamera
Weyns's Weaver---LCPloceus weynsi (Dubois, 1900)RMCA A.419cameracameracamera
RMCA A.420cameracameracamera
RMCA A.421cameracameracamera
RMCA A.422cameracameracamera
RMCA A.423cameracameracamera
RMCA A.424cameracameracamera
RMCA A.425cameracameracamera
RMCA A.427cameracameracamera
RMCA A.428cameracameracamera
RMCA A.429cameracameracamera
RMCA A.430cameracameracamera
Grosbeak Weaver--LCAmblyospiza albifrons kasaica Schouteden, 1953RMCA A.62399cameracameracamera
EstrildidaeBlack-and-white Munia---LCLonchura bicolor poensis (Fraser, 1843)RMCA A.1227cameracameracamera
Lonchura bicolor woltersi Schouteden, 1956RMCA A.31636cameracameracamera
Dusky Crimsonwing---LCCryptospiza jacksoni Sharpe, 1902RMCA A.4258cameracameracamera
Common Waxbill--LCEstrilda astrild schoutedeni Wolters, 1962RMCA A.44624cameracameracamera
Black-bellied Seedcracker---LCPyrenestes ostrinus ostrinus (Vieillot, 1805)RMCA A.9275cameracameracamera
FringillidaeStreaky Seedeater--LCSerinus striolatus graueri Hartert, 1907RMCA A.23947cameracameracamera
Cape Canary---LCSerinus canicollis flavivertex (Blanford, 1869)RMCA A.25731cameracameracamera
Oriole Finch---LCLinurgus olivaceus prigoginei Schouteden, 1950RMCA A.53413cameracameracamera

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IUCN Red List categories

redlist ENEndangered
VUVulnerable
NTNear Threatened
LCLeast Concern
DDData Deficient

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