Mkomazi National Park, Tanzania           

 

 

 

                                           By the Mkomazi neighbour  MamboViewPoint eco Lodge

Birds of Mkomazi National Park

The birds of Mkomazi are  numerous, with over 400 recorded species. Doves, hornbills, weavers and guinea-fowl are all present in large numbers - as well as such striking species as the martial eagle and violet wood-hoopoe.

List of Birds spotted in Mkomazi National park
Ostrich
Little Grebe
Pink-backed Pelican
Long-tailed Cormorant
Greater Cormorant
Black-headed Heron
Purple Heron
Cattle Egret
Great White Egret
Little Egret
Hamerkop
Open-billed Stork
Yellow-billed Stork
Glossy Ibis
Sacred Ibis
African Spoonbill
White-faced Whistling Duck
Egyptian Goose
Red-billed Teal
Hottentot Teal
Secretary Bird
White-backed Vulture
African Marsh Harrier
Gymnogene  
Brown Snake Eagle  
Black-chested Snake Eagle  
Bateleur  
Tawny Eagle  
Verreaux's Eagle  
Wahlberg's Eagle  
Augur Buzzard  
Mountain Buzzard  
Long-crested Eagle  
Gabar Goshawk  
Pale Chanting Goshawk  
Martial Eagle  
Fish Eagle  
Black Kite  
Lanner Falcon  
Pygmy Falcon  
Red-necked Spurfowl  
Hildebrandt's Francolin  
Yellow-necked Spurfowl  
Crested Francolin  
Helmeted Guineafowl  
Black Crake  
Hartlaub's Bustard  
Buff-crested Bustard  
White-bellied Bustard  
Jacana  
Blacksmith Plover  
Crowned Plover  
Common Sandpiper  
Wood Sandpiper  
Black-faced Sandgrouse  
Mourning Dove  
Red-eyed Dove  
Laughing Dove  
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove  
Orange-bellied Parrot  
White-bellied Go-away Bird  
Hartlaub's Turaco  
Didric Cuckoo  
Emerald Cuckoo  
Klaas' Cuckoo  
Jacobin Cuckoo  
Red-chested Cuckoo  
Eastern Yellowbill  
White-browed Coucal  
Little Swift  
Eurasian Swift  
Black Swift  
White-rumped Swift  
Palm Swift  
White-headed Mousebird  
Speckled Mousebird  
Blue-naped Mousebird  
Bar-tailed Trogon  
Pied Kingfisher  
Malachite Kingfisher  
Eurasian Bee-eater  
Northern Carmine Bee-eater  
Cinnamon Bee-eater  
Little Bee-eater  
Madagascar Bee-eater  
Lilac-breasted Roller  
Hoopoe  
Abyssinian Scimitarbill  
Green Wood Hoopoe  
Trumpeter Hornbill  
Crowned Hornbill  
Von der Decken's Hornbill  
Red-billed Hornbill  
Grey Hornbill  
Ground Hornbill  
Spot-flanked Barbet  
Black-throated Barbet  
Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird  
d'Arnaud's Barbet  
Red & Yellow Barbet  
Greater Honeyguide  
Nubian Woodpecker  
Fischer's Sparrow Lark  
Pink-breasted Lark  
Flappet Lark  
House Martin  
Striped Swallow  
Red-rumped Swallow  
African Rock Martin  
Wire-tailed Swallow  
Black Roughwing  
Banded Martin  
African Sand Martin  
Sand Martin  
Drongo  
Black-headed Oriole  
White-naped Raven  
Pied Crow  
Yellow-vented Bulbul  
Grey-backed Camaroptera  
Grey Wren Warbler  
Rattling Cisticola  
Willow Warbler  
Tawny-flanked Prinia  
African Pipit  
Pangani Longclaw  
African Pied Wagtail  
Black-backed Puffback  
Tropical Boubou  
Grey-headed Bush Shrike  
Sulphur-breasted Bush Shrike  
Brubru  
Rosy-patched Shrike  
Brown-crowned Tchagra  
Three-streaked Tchagra  
Black-crowned Tchagra  
Long-tailed Fiscal  
Common Fiscal  
Red-tailed Shrike  
White-rumped Shrike  
Golden-breasted Starling  
Wattled Starling  
Red-winged Starling  
Fischer's Starling  
Hildebrandt's Starling  
Superb Starling  
Yellow-billed Oxpecker  
Eastern Violet-backed Sunbird  
Amethyst Sunbird  
Purple-banded Sunbird  
Hunter's Sunbird  
Variable Sunbird  
Red-headed Weaver  
Taveta Golden Weaver  
Village Weaver  
Masked Weaver  
Black-necked Weaver  
Chestnut Weaver  
Red-billed Quelea  
Grey-headed Sparrow  
Rufous Sparrow  
Yellow-spotted Petronia  
Green-winged Pytilia  
Red-cheeked Cordonbleu  
Parrot-billed Sparrow