Kenya Endemics

Kenya Endemic Bird species.
Williams’s Lark                                                Mirafra williamsi
Sharpe’s Longclaw                                          Macronyx sharpei
Tana River Cisticola                                        Cisticola restrictus
Aberdare Cisticola                                           Cisticola aberdare
Hinder’s Babbler                                             Turdoides hindei
Clarke’s Weaver                                              Ploceus golandi
Kenya Near endemic species
Moorland Francolin                                        Francolinus psilolaemus
Jackson’s Francolin                                        Francolinus jacksoni
African White-winged Dove                          Streptopelia reichenowi
Fischer’s Turaco                                             Tauraco fischeri
Hartlaub’s Turaco                                          Tauraco hartlaubi
Sokoke Scops Owl                                          Otus ireneae
Jackson’s Hornbill                                          Tockus jacksoni
Mombasa Woodpecker                                  Campethera mombassica
Friedmann’s Lark                                           Mirafra pulpa
Collared Lark                                                  Mirafra collaris
Masked Lark                                                   Spizocorys personata
Malindi Pipit                                                   Anthus melindae
Sokoke Pipit                                                   Anthus sokokensis
Pangani Longclaw                                          Macronyx aurantiigula
East Coast Akalat                                           Sheppardia gunningi
Uganda Woodland-Warbler                          Phylloscopus budongoensis
Turner’s Eremomela                                      Eremomela turneri
Somali Long-billed Crombec                         Sylvietta isabellina
Hunter’s Cisticola                                           Cisticola hunteri
Chapin’s Flycatcher                                       Muscicapa lendu
Little Yellow Flycatcher                                Erythrocercus holochlorus
Forest Batis                                                     Batis mixta
Sharpe’s Pied Babbler                                   Turdoides sharpei
Northern Pied Babbler                                 Turdoides hypoleuca
Red-throated Tit                                           Parus fringillinus
Uluguru Violet-backed Sunbird                 Anthreptes neglectus
Amani Sunbird                                              Hedydipna pallidigastra
Violet-breasted Sunbird                              Cinnyris Chalcomelas
Long-tailed Fiscal                                         Lanius cabanisi
Red-naped Bush-Shrike                              Laniarius ruficeps
Grey-crested Helmet-Shrike                     Prionops poliolophus
Kenrick’s Starling                                         Poeoptera kenricki
Hildebrandt’s Starling                                 Lamprotornis hildebrandti
Abbott’s Starling                                          Pholia femoralis
Swainson’s Sparrow                                    Passer swainsonii
Swahili Sparrow                                           Passer suahelicus
Donaldson-Smith’s Sparrow-Weaver       Plocepasser donaldsoni
Taveta Golden Weaver                              Ploceus castaneiceps
Juba Weaver                                                Ploceus dichrocephalus
Zanzibar Bishop                                           Euplectes nigroventris
Fire-fronted Bishop                                    Euplectes diadematus
Jackson’s Widowbird                                  Euplectes jacksoni
Northern Grosbeak-Canary                      Serinus donaldsoni
Southern Grosbeak-Canary                      Serinus buchanani
Threatened species
Madagascar Pond Heron                           Ardeola idae Vulnerable
Lappet-faced Vulture                                Torgos tracheliotus                                 Vulnerable
Greater Spotted Eagle                               Aquila clanga                                            Vulnerable
Eastern Imperial Eagle                              Aquila heliaca                                           Vulnerable
Lesser Kestrel                                             Falco naumanni                                        Vulnerable
Corncrake                                                    Crex crex                                                   Vulnerable
Sokoke Scops Owl                                       Otus ireneae                                             Endangered
Blue Swallow                                               Hirundo atrocaerulea                               Vulnerable
Sharpe’s Longclaw                                     Macronyx sharpei                                     Endangered
Sokoke Pipit                                               Anthus sokokensis                                     Endangered
Spotted Ground-Thrush                          Zoothera guttata                                        Endangered
East Coast Akalat                                      Sheppardia gunningi                                   Vulnerable
Hinde’s Pied Babbler                                Turdoides hindei                                         Vulnerable
Aberdare Cisticola                                     Cisticola aberdare                                      Endangered
White-winged Apalis                                Apalis chariessa                                           Vulnerable
Papyrus Yellow Warbler                          Chloropeta gracilirostris                            Vulnerable
Turner’s Eremomela                                 Eremomela turneri                                   Endangered
Chapin’s Flycatcher                                  Muscicapa lendu                                        Vulnerable
Amani Sunbird                                          Hedydipna pallidigastra                            Endangered
Abbott’s Starling                                       Pholia femoralis                                         Vulnerable
Clarke’s Weaver                                       Ploceus golandi                                            Endangered
The following are considered to be full species by BirdLife International and are listed by them as threatened as follows.
Taita (Olive) Thrush                                Turdus olivaceus helleri                              Critical
Taita (Bar-throated) Apalis                     Apalis thoracica fuscigularis                       Critical
Kulal (Montane) White-eye                     Zosterops poliogaster kulalensis            Vulnerable
Taita (Montane) White-eye                    Zosterops poliogaster silvanus                Endangered
The lists of endemic, near endemic and threatened species have been compiled from a number of sources including the African Bird Club, BirdLife International, and Birds of the World Version 2.0 ® 1994-1996, Dr. Charles Sibley and Thayer Birding Software, Ltd.

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