Swaziland Bird Checklist

Apalis 645.  Bar-throated Apalis
  649.  Rudd's Apalis
  648.  Yellow-breasted Apalis
Avocet 294.  Pied Avocet
Babbler 560.  Arrow-marked Babbler
Barbet 465.  Acacia Pied Barbet
  464.  Black-collared Barbet
  473.  Crested Barbet
  466.  White-eared Barbet
Bateleur 146.  Bateleur
Batis 700.  Cape Batis
  701.  Chinspot Batis
Bee-eater 440.  Blue-cheeked Bee-eater
  438.  European Bee-eater
  444.  Little Bee-eater
  441.  Southern Carmine Bee-eater
  445.  Swallow-tailed Bee-eater
  443.  White-fronted Bee-eater
Bishop 824.  Southern Red Bishop
  827.  Yellow Bishop
  826.  Yellow-crowned Bishop
Bittern 79.  Dwarf Bittern
  78.  Little Bittern
Blackcap 565.  Bush Blackcap
Bokmakierie 746.  Bokmakierie
Boubou 736.  Southern Boubou
Broadbill 490.  African Broadbill
Brownbul 569.  Terrestrial Brownbul
Brubru 741.  Brubru
Bulbul 568.  Dark-capped Bulbul
Bunting 885.  Cape Bunting
  886.  Cinnamon-breasted Bunting
  884.  Golden-breasted Bunting
  887.  Lark-like Bunting
Bush-Shrike 747.  Gorgeous Bush-Shrike
  751.  Grey-headed Bush-Shrike
  750.  Olive Bush-Shrike
  748.  Orange-breasted Bush-Shrike
Bustard 238.  Black-bellied Bustard
  231.  Denham's Bustard
  230.  Kori Bustard
Buttonquail 206.  Black-rumped Buttonquail
  205.  Kurrichane Buttonquail
Buzzard 130.  European Honey-Buzzard
  150.  Forest Buzzard
  152.  Jackal Buzzard
  154.  Lizard Buzzard
  149.  Steppe Buzzard
Camaroptera 657.  Green-backed Camaroptera
  657.  Grey-backed Camaroptera
Canary 877.  Brimstone Canary
  872.  Cape Canary
  873.  Forest Canary
  869.  Yellow-fronted Canary
Chat 595.  Anteating Chat
  588.  Buff-streaked Chat
  601.  Cape Robin-Chat
  598.  Chorister Robin-Chat
  589.  Familiar Chat
  600.  Red-capped Robin-Chat
  599.  White-browed Robin-Chat
  602.  White-throated Robin-Chat
Cisticola 666.  Cloud Cisticola
  678.  Croaking Cisticola
  665.  Desert Cisticola
  679.  Lazy Cisticola
  677.  Levaillant's Cisticola
  672.  Rattling Cisticola
  674.  Red-faced Cisticola
  670.  Wailing Cisticola
  667.  Wing-snapping Cisticola
  664.  Zitting Cisticola
Cliff-Chat 593.  Mocking Cliff-Chat
Coot 228.  Red-knobbed Coot
Cormorant 58.  Reed Cormorant
  55.  White-breasted Cormorant
Coucal 388.  Black Coucal
  391.  Burchell's Coucal
Courser 303.  Bronze-winged Courser
  300.  Temminck's Courser
Crake 212.  African Crake
  215.  Baillon's Crake
  213.  Black Crake
  211.  Corn Crake
Crane 208.  Blue Crane
  209.  Grey Crowned Crane
  207.  Wattled Crane
Crombec 651.  Long-billed Crombec
Crow 547.  Cape Crow
  548.  Pied Crow
Cuckoo 375.  African Cuckoo
  384.  African Emerald Cuckoo
  378.  Black Cuckoo
  374.  Common cuckoo
  386.  Diderick Cuckoo
  380.  Great Spotted Cuckoo
  382.  Jacobin Cuckoo
  385.  Klaas's Cuckoo
  381.  Levaillant's Cuckoo
  377.  Red-chested Cuckoo
  383.  Thick-billed Cuckoo
Cuckooshrike 538.  Black Cuckooshrike
  540.  Grey Cuckooshrike
  539.  White-breasted Cuckooshrike
Darter 60.  African Darter
Dove 354.  Cape Turtle-Dove
  358.  Emerald-spotted Wood-Dove
  348.  Feral Pigeon
  355.  Laughing Dove
  360.  Lemon Dove
  356.  Namaqua Dove
  352.  Red-eyed Dove
  359.  Tambourine Dove
Drongo 541.  Fork-tailed Drongo
  542.  Square-tailed Drongo
Duck 105.  African Black Duck
  115.  Comb Duck
  100.  Fulvous Duck
  117.  Maccoa Duck
  101.  White-backed Duck
  99.  White-faced Duck
  104.  Yellow-billed Duck
Eagle 141.  African Crowned Eagle
  148.  African Fish-Eagle
  137.  African Hawk-Eagle
  138.  Ayres's Hawk-Eagle
  143.  Black-chested Snake-Eagle
  136.  Booted Eagle
  142.  Brown Snake-Eagle
  134.  Lesser Spotted Eagle
  139.  Long-crested Eagle
  140.  Martial Eagle
  133.  Steppe Eagle
  132.  Tawny Eagle
  131.  Verreaux's Eagle
  135.  Wahlberg's Eagle
Egret 71.  Cattle Egret
  66.  Great Egret
  67.  Little Egret
  68.  Yellow-billed Egret
Eremomela 656.  Burnt-necked Eremomela
  655.  Green-capped Eremomela
  653.  Yellow-bellied Eremomela
Falcon 180.  Amur Falcon
  172.  Lanner Falcon
  171.  Peregrine Falcon
  179.  Red-footed Falcon
Finch 820.  Cuckoo Finch
Finfoot 229.  African Finfoot
Firefinch 840.  African Firefinch
  844.  Brown Firefinch
  841.  Jameson's Firefinch
  842.  Red-billed Firefinch
Fiscal 732.  Common Fiscal
Flamingo 96.  Greater Flamingo
  97.  Lesser Flamingo
Flufftail 218.  Buff-spotted Flufftail
  217.  Red-chested Flufftail
  221.  Striped Flufftail
Flycatcher 690.  African Dusky Flycatcher
  710.  African Paradise-Flycatcher
  691.  Ashy Flycatcher
  708.  Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher
  706.  Fairy Flycatcher
  698.  Fiscal Flycatcher
  693.  Grey Tit-Flycatcher
  696.  Pale Flycatcher
  694.  Southern Black Flycatcher
  689.  Spotted Flycatcher
Francolin 188.  Coqui Francolin
  189.  Crested Francolin
  192.  Red-winged Francolin
  191.  Shelley's Francolin
Gallinule 224.  Allen's Gallinule
Go-away-bird 373.  Grey Turaco
Goose 114.  African Pygmy-goose
  102.  Egyptian Goose
  116.  Spur-winged Goose
Goshawk 160.  African Goshawk
  163.  Dark Chanting Goshawk
  161.  Gabar Goshawk
Grassbird 661.  Cape Grassbird
Grebe 7.  Black-necked Grebe
  6.  Great Crested Grebe
  8.  Little Grebe
Greenbul 572.  Sombre Greenbul
  574.  Yellow-bellied Greenbul
  570.  Yellow-streaked Greenbul
Greenshank 270.  Common Greenshank
Ground-Thrush 579.  Orange Ground-Thrush
Guineafowl 204.  Crested Guineafowl
  203.  Helmeted Guineafowl
Gull 315.  Grey-headed Gull
Hamerkop 81.  Hamerkop
Harrier 165.  African Marsh-Harrier
  168.  Black Harrier
  166.  Montagu's Harrier
Hawk 128.  African Cuckoo Hawk
  169.  African Harrier-Hawk
  129.  Bat hawk
Helmet-Shrike 754.  Retz's Helmet-Shrike
  753.  White-crested Helmet-Shrike
Heron 69.  Black Heron
  76.  Black-crowned Night-Heron
  63.  Black-headed Heron
  64.  Goliath Heron
  74.  Green-backed Heron
  62.  Grey Heron
  65.  Purple Heron
  75.  Rufous-bellied Heron
  72.  Squacco Heron
  77.  White-backed Night-Heron
Hobby 173.  Eurasian Hobby
Honeybird 478.  Brown-backed Honeybird
Honeyguide 474.  Greater Honeyguide
  476.  Lesser Honeyguide
  475.  Scaly-throated Honeyguide
Hoopoe 451.  African Hoopoe
  452.  Green Wood-Hoopoe
Hornbill 457.  African Grey Hornbill
  460.  Crowned Hornbill
  458.  Red-billed Hornbill
  463.  Southern Ground-Hornbill
  459.  Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill
  455.  Trumpeter Hornbill
Ibis 91.  African Sacred Ibis
  93.  Glossy Ibis
  94.  Hadeda Ibis
  92.  Southern Bald Ibis
Indigobird 864.  Dusky Indigobird
  865.  Purple indigobird
  867.  Village Indigobird
Jacana 240.  African Jacana
  241.  Lesser Jacana
Kestrel 183.  Lesser Kestrel
  181.  Rock Kestrel
Kingfisher 432.  African Pygmy-Kingfisher
  435.  Brown-hooded Kingfisher
  429.  Giant Kingfisher
  436.  Grey-headed Kingfisher
  430.  Half-collared Kingfisher
  431.  Malachite Kingfisher
  428.  Pied Kingfisher
  437.  Striped Kingfisher
  433.  Woodland Kingfisher
Kite 126.  Black Kite
  127.  Black-shouldered Kite
  126.  Yellow-billed Kite
Korhaan 237.  Red-crested Korhaan
  233.  White-bellied Korhaan
Lapwing 260.  African Wattled Lapwing
  258.  Blacksmith Lapwing
  257.  Black-winged Lapwing
  255.  Crowned Lapwing
  256.  Senegal Lapwing
Lark 505.  Dusky Lark
  496.  Flappet Lark
  500.  Longbilled Lark
  507.  Red-capped Lark
  494.  Rufous-naped Lark
  498.  Sabota Lark
Longclaw 727.  Cape Longclaw
  728.  Yellow-throated Longclaw
Mannikin 857.  Bronze Mannikin
  858.  Red-backed Mannikin
Martin 534.  Banded Martin
  533.  Brown-throated Martin
  530.  Common House-Martin
  529.  Rock Martin
  532.  Sand Martin
Moorhen 226.  Common Moorhen
  227.  Lesser Moorhen
Mousebird 426.  Red-faced Mousebird
  424.  Speckled Mousebird
Myna 758.  Common Myna
Neddicky 681.  Neddicky
Nicator 575.  Eastern Nicator
Nightjar 404.  European Nightjar
  405.  Fiery-necked Nightjar
  408.  Freckled Nightjar
  410.  Pennant-winged Nightjar
  409.  Square-tailed Nightjar
Openbill 87.  African Openbill
Oriole 545.  Black-headed Oriole
  543.  Eurasian Golden Oriole
Osprey 170.  Osprey
Ostrich 1.  Common Ostrich
Owl 399.  African Barred Owlet
  393.  African Grass-Owl
  396.  African Scops-Owl
  394.  African Wood-Owl
  392.  Barn Owl
  400.  Cape Eagle-owl
  395.  Marsh Owl
  398.  Pearl-spotted Owlet
  403.  Pel's Fishing Owl
  397.  Southern White-faced Owl
  401.  Spotted Eagle-Owl
  402.  Verreaux's Eagle-Owl
Oxpecker 772.  Red-billed Oxpecker
  771.  Yellowbilled oxpecker
Parrot 363.  Brown-headed Parrot
Pelican 49.  Great White Pelican
  50.  Pink-backed Pelican
Petronia 805.  Yellow-throated Petronia
Pigeon 361.  African Green-Pigeon
  350.  African Olive-Pigeon
  349.  Speckled Pigeon
Pipit 716.  African Pipit
  719.  Buffy Pipit
  723.  Bushveld Pipit
  717.  Long-billed Pipit
  718.  Plain-backed Pipit
  724.  Short-tailed Pipit
  720.  Striped Pipit
  .  Yellow-breasted Pipit
Plover 252.  Caspian Plover
  245.  Common Ringed Plover
  254.  Grey Plover
  248.  Kittlitz's Plover
  249.  Three-banded Plover
  246.  White-fronted Plover
Pochard 113.  Southern Pochard
Pratincole 304.  Collared Pratincole
Prinia 686.  Drakensberg Prinia
  683.  Tawny-flanked Prinia
Puffback 740.  Black-backed Puffback
Pytilia 834.  Green-winged Pytilia
Quail 202.  Blue quail
  200.  Common Quail
  201.  Harlequin Quail
Quailfinch 852.  African Quailfinch
Quelea 821.  Red-billed Quelea
Rail 210.  African Rail
Raven 550.  White-necked Raven
Robin 617.  Bearded Scrub-Robin
  616.  Brown Scrub-Robin
  613.  White-browed Scrub-Robin
  606.  White-starred Robin
Roller 450.  Broad-billed Roller
  446.  European Roller
  447.  Lilac-breasted Roller
  449.  Purple Roller
Ruff 284.  Ruff
Sanderling 281.  Sanderling
Sandpiper 264.  Common Sandpiper
  272.  Curlew Sandpiper
  265.  Green Sandpiper
  269.  Marsh Sandpiper
  263.  Terek Sandpiper
  266.  Wood Sandpiper
Saw-wing 536.  Black Saw-wing
Scimitarbill 454.  Common Scimitarbill
Secretarybird 118.  Secretarybird
Seedeater 881.  Streaky-headed Seedeater
Shikra 159.  Shikra
Shoveler 112.  Cape Shoveler
Shrike 731.  Lesser Grey Shrike
  735.  Magpie Shrike
  733.  Red-backed Shrike
Snipe 286.  African Snipe
  242.  Greater Painted-snipe
Sparrow 803.  Cape Sparrow
  801.  House Sparrow
  804.  Southern Grey-headed Sparrow
Sparrowhawk 158.  Black Sparrowhawk
  157.  Little Sparrowhawk
  156.  Ovambo Sparrowhawk
  155.  Rufous-chested Sparrowhawk
Sparrowlark 515.  Chestnut-backed Sparrowlark
Spoonbill 95.  African Spoonbill
Spurfowl 196.  Natal Spurfowl
  198.  Red-necked Spurfowl
  199.  Swainson's Spurfowl
Starling 768.  Black-bellied Starling
  762.  Burchell's Starling
  764.  Cape Glossy Starling
  765.  Greater blue eared glossy starling
  759.  Pied Starling
  769.  Red-winged Starling
  761.  Violet-backed Starling
  760.  Wattled Starling
Stilt 295.  Black-winged Stilt
Stint 274.  Little Stint
Stonechat 596.  African Stonechat
Stork 85.  Abdim's Stork
  84.  Black Stork
  89.  Marabou Stork
  88.  Saddle-billed Stork
  83.  White Stork
  86.  Woolly-necked Stork
  90.  Yellow-billed Stork
Sugarbird 774.  Gurney's Sugarbird
Sunbird 792.  Amethyst Sunbird
  793.  Collared Sunbird
  785.  Greater Double-collared Sunbird
  789.  Grey Sunbird
  775.  Malachite Sunbird
  779.  Marico Sunbird
  790.  Olive Sunbird
  780.  Purple-banded Sunbird
  791.  Scarlet-chested Sunbird
  783.  Southern Double-collared Sunbird
  787.  White-bellied Sunbird
Swallow 518.  Barn Swallow
  521.  Blue Swallow
  526.  Greater Striped Swallow
  531.  Grey-rumped Swallow
  527.  Lesser Striped Swallow
  524.  Red-breasted Swallow
  520.  White-throated Swallow
  522.  Wire-tailed Swallow
Swamphen 223.  African Purple Gallinule
Swift 412.  African Black Swift
  421.  African Palm-Swift
  418.  Alpine Swift
  411.  Common Swift
  416.  Horus Swift
  417.  Little Swift
  415.  White-rumped Swift
Tchagra 744.  Black-crowned Tchagra
  743.  Brown-crowned Tchagra
  742.  Southern Tchagra
Teal 106.  Cape Teal
  107.  Hottentot Teal
  108.  Red-billed Teal
Tern 322.  Caspian Tern
  332.  Sooty tern
  338.  Whiskered Tern
  339.  White-winged Tern
Thick-knee 297.  Spotted Thick-knee
  298.  Water Thick-knee
Thrush 581.  Cape Rock-Thrush
  580.  Groundscraper Thrush
  576.  Kurrichane Thrush
  577.  Olive Thrush
  582.  Sentinel Rock-Thrush
Tinkerbird 469.  Red-fronted Tinkerbird
  470.  Yellow-fronted Tinkerbird
  471.  Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird
Tit 558.  Grey Penduline-Tit
  554.  Southern Black Tit
Tit-Babbler 621.  Chestnut-vented Tit-Babbler
Trogon 427.  Narina Trogon
Turaco 370.  Knysna Lourie
  370.  Livingstone's Turaco
  371.  Purple-crested Turaco
Turnstone 262.  Ruddy Turnstone
Twinspot 835.  Green Twinspot
  838.  Pink-throated Twinspot
Vulture 122.  Cape Vulture
  121.  Hooded Vulture
  124.  Lappet-faced Vulture
  123.  White-backed Vulture
  125.  White-headed Vulture
Wagtail 711.  African Pied Wagtail
  713.  Cape Wagtail
  712.  Mountain Wagtail
  714.  Western Yellow Wagtail
Warbler 631.  African Reed-Warbler
  639.  Barratt's warbler
  642.  Broad-tailed Warbler
  637.  Dark-capped Yellow Warbler
  725.  Eurasian Reed Warbler
  619.  Garden Warbler
  628.  Great Reed-Warbler
  625.  Icterine Warbler
  635.  Lesser Swamp-Warbler
  638.  Little Rush-Warbler
  633.  Marsh Warbler
  634.  Sedge Warbler
  659.  Stierling's Wren-Warbler
  643.  Willow Warbler
  644.  Yellow-throated Woodland-Warbler
Wattle-eye 705.  Black-throated Wattle-eye
Waxbill 844.  Blue Waxbill
  846.  Common Waxbill
  848.  Grey Waxbill
  854.  Orange-breasted Waxbill
  850.  Swee Waxbill
Weaver 816.  African Golden Weaver
  813.  Cape Weaver
  808.  Dark-backed Weaver
  815.  Lesser Masked-Weaver
  798.  Red-billed Buffalo-Weaver
  819.  Red-headed Weaver
  818.  Southern Brown-throated Weaver
  814.  Southern Masked-Weaver
  810.  Spectacled Weaver
  807.  Thick-billed Weaver
  811.  Village Weaver
  817.  Yellow Weaver
Wheatear 587.  Capped Wheatear
  586.  Mountain Wheatear
White-eye 796.  Cape White-eye
  797.  Yellow white-eye
Whitethroat 620.  Common Whitethroat
Whydah 862.  Long-tailed Paradise-Whydah
  860.  Pin-tailed Whydah
Widowbird 828.  Fan-tailed Widowbird
  832.  Long-tailed Widowbird
  831.  Red-collared Widowbird
  829.  White-winged Widowbird
Woodpecker 487.  Bearded Woodpecker
  481.  Bennett's Woodpecker
  486.  Cardinal Woodpecker
  483.  Golden-tailed Woodpecker
  480.  Ground Woodpecker
  488.  Olive Woodpecker
Wryneck 489.  Red-throated Wryneck

Species recorded: 510. From Swaziland National Trust Commisssion website: www.sntc.org.sz/birds/