Kruger National Park Species 141

GALLIFORMES Fowl, Partridges and Pheasants Numididae Guineafowl Helmeted Guineafowl
Numida meleagris
Phasianidae Pheasants, partridges, turkeys, grouse Natal Francolin
Pternistis natalensis
Swainson's Francolin
Pternistis swainsonii
Crested Francolin
Dendroperdix sephaena
ANSERIFORMES Ducks, Geese and Swans Anatidae Ducks, geese, swans White-faced Whistling-duck
Dendrocygna viduata
Egyptian Goose
Alopochen aegyptiaca
African Comb Duck
Sarkidiornis melanotos
COLUMBIFORMES Pigeons and Doves Columbidae Pigeons, doves Ring-necked Dove
Streptopelia capicola
Laughing Dove
Spilopelia senegalensis
Emerald-spotted Wood-dove
Turtur chalcospilos
Namaqua Dove
Oena capensis
PTEROCLIFORMES Sandgrouse Pteroclidae Sandgrouse Double-banded Sandgrouse
Pterocles bicinctus
CAPRIMULGIFORMES Frogmouths, Nightjars, Swifts and Hummingbirds Caprimulgidae Nightjars Mozambique Nightjar
Caprimulgus fossii
CUCULIFORMES Cuckoos Cuculidae Cuckoos Black Coucal
Centropus grillii
Jacobin Cuckoo
Clamator jacobinus
Levaillant's Cuckoo
Clamator levaillantii
Diederik Cuckoo
Chrysococcyx caprius
Common Cuckoo
Cuculus canorus
African Cuckoo
Cuculus gularis
GRUIFORMES Bustards, Rails, Crakes and Cranes Rallidae Rails, gallinules, coots Black Crake
Zapornia flavirostra
Purple Swamphen
Porphyrio porphyrio
OTIDIFORMES Bustards, Rails, Crakes and Cranes Otididae Bustards Red-crested Bustard
Lophotis ruficrista
MUSOPHAGIFORMES Turacos Musophagidae Turacos Grey Go-away-bird
Corythaixoides concolor
CICONIIFORMES Storks Ciconiidae Storks Marabou
Leptoptilos crumenifer
Yellow-billed Stork
Mycteria ibis
Saddlebill
Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis
PELECANIFORMES Pelicans, Herons and Ibises Ardeidae Herons Green-backed Heron
Butorides striata
Cattle Egret
Bubulcus ibis
Grey Heron
Ardea cinerea
Black-headed Heron
Ardea melanocephala
Goliath Heron
Ardea goliath
Scopidae Hamerkop Hamerkop
Scopus umbretta
SULIFORMES Frigatebirds, Boobies and Cormorants Phalacrocoracidae Cormorants Long-tailed Cormorant
Microcarbo africanus
CHARADRIIFORMES Waders Burhinidae Thick-knees Water Thick-knee
Burhinus vermiculatus
Spotted Thick-knee
Burhinus capensis
Charadriidae Plovers African Three-banded Plover
Charadrius tricollaris
Blacksmith Lapwing
Vanellus armatus
Crowned Lapwing
Vanellus coronatus
Jacanidae Jacanas African Jacana
Actophilornis africanus
Scolopacidae Sandpipers, snipes, phalaropes Common Sandpiper
Actitis hypoleucos
Wood Sandpiper
Tringa glareola
Marsh Sandpiper
Tringa stagnatilis
STRIGIFORMES Owls Strigidae Typical owls African Scops-owl
Otus senegalensis
Spotted Eagle-owl
Bubo africanus
ACCIPITRIFORMES Osprey, Hawks and Eagles Accipitridae Hawks, eagles African Harrier-hawk
Polyboroides typus
Bateleur
Terathopius ecaudatus
Black-chested Snake-eagle
Circaetus pectoralis
Brown Snake-eagle
Circaetus cinereus
White-headed Vulture
Trigonoceps occipitalis
Hooded Vulture
Necrosyrtes monachus

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