Bird list in masai mara north conservancy
Bird list in masai mara north conservancy: Mara north conservancy is a resident to many bird species which are 400 species, mara north conservancy is one of the conservancies making the great Masai national reserve. Mara north conservancy is a 30,000 hectares conservation area making 21% of masai mara national reserve situated in the north east region of the reserve, mara north conservancy is a prominent home to a huge population of animals and many birds which make it an exciting and a favorite conservancy to visit by many tourists.
Birds in Mara north conservancy are over 400 species and they are categorized as non-passerines and passerines, below is the bird list of birds found in Masai mara national reserve.
Ostrich’s species in Mara north conservancy include Common Ostrich
Grebe’s species in Mara north conservancy include little Grebe/ Dabchick
Vultures, Eagles, Hawks, Kites & Allies
These species in Mara north conservancy include African Cuckoo Hawk, Eurasian Honey Buzzard, Bat Hawk, Black-Shouldered Kite, Black Kite, Egyptian Vulture, Hooded Vulture, African White-Backed Vulture, Ruppell’s Griffen Vulture, Lappet-Faced / Nubian Vulture, Egret White Headed Vulture, Black-Crested Snake Eagle, Brown snake eagle, banded snake eagle, pallied harrier, Montagu’s harrier, African marsh harrier, Eurasian marsh harrier, Gabar goshawk, dark chanting goshawk, Eastern Pale Chanting Goshawk, African Goshawk, Little Sparrow hawk, Great Sparrow hawk, Shikra, Common Buzzard, African Fish Eagle, Augur Buzzard, Lesser Spotted Eagle, Tawny Eagle, Steppe Eagle, African Crowned Eagle, Martial Eagle, Whalberg’s Eagle, Verreaux’s Eagle, Long-Crested Eagle and Lizard buzzard.
Storks’ species in Mara north conservancy include White Stork, Abdim’s Stork, Woolly-Necked Stork, Saddle-Billed Stork, Maraboo Stork, African Open-Billed Stork, Yellow-Billed Stork and black stock.
Cormorants’ species in Mara north conservancy include Long-Tailed/ Reed Cormorant
Egrets & Herons
Egrets and Herons species in Mara north conservancy include Cattle Egret, Little Egret, Madagascar Squacco Heron, Squacco Heron, Yellow-Billed / Intermediate Egret, Purple Heron, Goliath Heron, Black-Headed Heron, Dwarf Bittern, Little Bittern, Hamerkop and Hamerkop
Ibises & Spoonbills
Ibises and spoonbills species in Mara north conservancy include Sacred Ibis, Hadada / Hadeda Ibis, Glossy Ibis and African Spoonbill
Ducks & Geese
Ducks and Geese species in Mara north conservancy include Fulvous Whistling Duck, White-Faced Whistling Duck, Egyptian Goose Booted Eagle and Spur-winged Goose
Secretary bird species in Mara north conservancy include Secretary Bird
Stilts and Avocets
Stilts and Avocets species in Mara north conservancy include Pied Avocet and Black-Winged Stilt
Falcons’ species in Mara north conservancy include Pygmy Falcon, Lanner Falcon, Peregrine Falcon, Eleonora’s Falcon, Eurasian Hobby and Sooty Falcon, Lesser Kestrel and Common Kestrel.
Thick-knees species in Mara north conservancy include Water Thick-Knee and Spotted Thick-Knee
Coursers & Prantincoles
Coursers and Prantincoles species in Mara north conservancy include 2-Banded Courser, Heuglin’s 3-Banded Courser and Temminck’s Courser
Quail & Francolins
Quail and francolins’ species in Mara north conservancy include Blue Quail, Common Button Quail, Harlequin Quail, Hildebrant’s Francolin, Crested Francolin, Scaly Francolin, Yellow-necked Spurfowl and Red-Necked Spurfowl.
Plovers species in Mara north conservancy include Blacksmith Plover, Black-winged Plover, Spur-Winged Plover, Crowned Plover, Ringed Plover Little Ringed Plover, Three Banded Plover, Caspian Plover, Long Toed Plover Kittlitz’s Plover, Senegal Lapwing and African Plover.
Guinea fowl species in Mara north conservancy include Crested Guinea fowl and Helmeted Guinea fowl
Sandgrouse species in Mara north conservancy include Black-Faced Sandgrouse and Yellow-Throated Sandgrouse
Sandpipers & Relatives
Sandpipers and relatives species in Mara north conservancy include Little Stint, Temminck’s Stint, Common Greenshank, Curlew Sandpiper, Ruff, Spotted Redshank, Marsh Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, Wood Sandpiper and Common Sandpiper
Pigeons & Doves
Pigeons and doves species in Mara north conservancy include African Green Pigeon, Tambourine Dove, Blue Spotted Wood Dove, Emerald-Spotted Wood Dove, Namaqua Dove, Olive Pigeon, Laughing Dove, Speckled Pigeon, Red-Eyed Dove, Dusky Turtle Dove and Ring-Necked Dove
Rails & Crakes
African Crake, Corn Crake, Baillon’s Crake, Spotted Crake, Allen’s Gallinule, Purple Swamp hen, Common Moorhen, Lesser Moorhen and Red-Knobbed Coot
Ross’s Turaco, Schalow’s Turaco and White-Bellied Go-away Bird
Cuckoos and Coucals
Black and White Cuckoo, Levaillant’s Cuckoo, Great Spotted Cuckoo, Black Cuckoo, Red-Chested Cuckoo, Eurasian Cuckoo, African Cuckoo, African Emerald Cuckoo, Klass’s Cuckoo, Diederik Cuckoo, Yellow bill, White-Browed Coucal and Black Coucal.
Grey Crowned Crane
Kori Bustard, Black-Billed Bustard, White Bellied Bustard
Common Snipe, Great Snipe and Greater Painted Snipe
Speckled Mousebird and Blue-Naped Mousebird
African Scops Owl, Spotted Eagle-Owl, Kingfisher Marsh Owl, African Wood Owl, Pearl-Spotted Owlet, Verreaux’s Eagle-Owl, Pel’s Fishing Owl, marsh owl
Grey-Headed Kingfisher, Giant Kingfisher, Pied Kingfisher, African Pygmy Kingfisher, Malachite Kingfisher, Woodland kingfisher and Striped Kingfisher.
Montane Nightjar, Plain Nightjar, Pennant-winged Nightjar, Slender-Tailed Nightjar, Dusky Nightjar and Eurasian Nightjar
Common Bee-Eater, Little Bee-Eater, White Fronted Bee-eater, Madagascar Bee-eater, White Throated Bee-eater, Cinnamon Chested Bee-eater and Blue Cheeked Bee-Eater
Scarce Swift, Pallid Swift, African Palm Swift, Mottled Swift, Alpine Swift, Eurasian Swift, White-rumped Swift, African Black Swift, Nyanza Swift, Horus Swift, Little Swift
Rufous-Crowned / Purple Roller
Wood-Hoopoes & Scimitar
White-Headed Wood Hoopoe, Green Wood-Hoopoe, Common Scimitar bill and Abyssinian Scimitar bill
Red-throated Wryneck, Nubian Woodpecker, Golden-tailed Woodpecker, Green-backed Woodpecker, Hornbill Cardinal Woodpecker, Bearded Woodpecker and Grey Woodpecker.
Fine-banded Woodpecker, Southern Ground, Von Der Deckens Hornbill, Crowned Hornbill, African Grey Hornbill, Black and White Casqued Hornbill.
Collord Sunbird, Variable Sunbird, Beautiful Sunbird, Eastern Violet-Backed Sunbird
Greater / Black-Throated Honeyguide, Whalberg’s Honeyguide, Eastern Honeyguide, Thick-billed Honeyguide, Scaly-Throated Honeyguide and Lesser Honeyguide.
Taita Fiscal, Grey backed Fiscal, Lesser Grey Shrike, Red-tailed Shrike, Red backed Shrike, Common Fiscal and Rosy-patched Bush-shrike
Grey-winged Robin, Spotted Morning Thrush, Nightingale, Cape Robin-chat, Snowy-headed Robin-Chat, Red-capped Robin-Chat, Common Stonechat ,Sprosser, Black-Backed Puffback, Black-crowned Tchagra, White-browed Robin-Chat, Whinchat, Northern Wheater, Pied Wheater, Isabelline Wheater, Capped Wheater, Red-tailed chat, Northern Anteater Chat, Sotty chat
Brubru, Grey-Headed Bush-Shrike, Tropical Boubou, Slate-Coloured Boubou, White-Browed Scrub Robin and Sulphur-breasted Bush Shrike.
Spotted Flycatcher, Southern Black Flycatcher, African Blue-flycatcher and African Grey –Flycatcher
White-shouldered Cliff Chat, Cisticolas, African Thrush, Common Rock Thrush, Olive Thrush, Little Rock Thrush, Winding Cisticola, Singing Cisticola
Tinker birds & Barbets
Grey-throated Barbet, Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird, Red Fronted Tinkerbird, Red Fronted Barbet, Spot Flanked Barbet, White-headed Barbet, Double-toothed Barbet and D’Arnaud’s Barbet.
Abyssinian white Eye
PASSERINES bird species in mara north conservancy
White tailed Lark, Flappet Lark, Rufous-naped Lark, Red Capped Lark, Fawn coloured Lark, Fischer’s Sparrow-Lark and Somali Short-toed Lark
Weavers & Relative
White-Headed Buffalo-Weaver, Red-billed Buffalo-Weaver, Vitelline Masked Weaver, Lesser Masked Weaver, Speke’s Weaver, Red-Billed Quelea, White Browed Sparrow Weaver, Chestnut Weaver and Taveta Golden Weaver.
Swallows & Martins
Banded Martin Cardinal Quelea, Grey rumped Swallow, Wire-Tailed Swallow African, Sand Martin, Sand Martin, Angola Swallow, Red rumped Swallow, Mosque Swallow, Rufous-chested Swallow, Common House Martin, Rock Martin, Lesser Striped Swallow, White headed Saw-wing, Black Saw-wing and Barn Swallow.
Widowbird and Bishops
Jackson’s Widowbird, Fan-tailed Widowbird and Yellow Bishop
Melba Finch, Red-Billed Fire Finch, Red-Cheeked Cordon-Bleu, Blue-Capped Cordon-Bleu, Purple Grenadier, Cut Throat Finch, Common Waxbill, Crimson-rumped Waxbill, Black-faced Waxbill, Grey-Headed Silver bill and Bronze Mannikin
Wagtails & Pipets
African Pied Wagtail, Grassland Pipet, Grey Wagtail and Mountain Wagtail, Cape Wagtail, Yellow Wagtail, Long-billed Pipet, Plain-backed Pipet, Pangani Longclaw, Rosy-breasted Longclaw, Yellow -throated Longclaw, Bush Pipit, Tree Pipit and Red-throated Pipit.
Whydahs & Indigo birds
Pin-Tailed Whydah, Paradise Whydah, Bulbuls, Little Greenbul, Yellow-whiskered Greenbul, Slender-billed Greenbul, Cabanis’s Greenbul, Yellow – throated leaflove and Common / Dark-Capped bulbul
Starlings & Oxpeckers
Greater Blue-eared Starling, Wattled Starling, Yellow-billed Oxpecker, Violet backed Starling, Red-billed Oxpecker, Rupell’s long tailed starling and Hildebrandt’s Starling
African Drongo, Orioles Superb Starling, Eurasian Golden Oriole, African Golden Oriole and Black headed Oriole
Sparrows & Petronias
Rufous Sparrow, Chestnut Sparrow, Grey-headed Sparrow and Yellow-Spotted Petronia
Crows & Allies
Pied Crow and White-naped Raven