South African Bird Species A-Z Listing

There are well over 900 bird species in South Africa, and this page serves as a quick guide to finding the types of bird information pages you are looking for. This A to Z list of South African bird species can be found below, and is grouped into a few general categories.

Families Of Southern African Birds

  1. Albatrosses
  2. Avocets
  3. Babblers
  4. Barn-owls
  5. Bee-eaters
  6. Bitterns
  7. Boobies
  8. Bulbuls
  9. Buntings
  10. Bush-shrikes
  11. Bustards
  12. Buttonquails
  13. Buzzards
  14. Canaries
  15. Chaffinches
  16. Chats
  17. Cormorants
  18. Coucals
  19. Coursers
  20. Crakes
  21. Cranes
  22. Creepers
  23. Crows
  24. Cuckoos
  25. Cuckooshrikes
  26. Curlews
  27. Darters
  28. Doves
  29. Drongos
  30. Ducks First Page
  31. Ducks Second Page
  32. Eagles
  33. Egrets
  34. Falcons
  35. Finfoot
  36. Firefinches
  37. Flufftails
  38. Flycatchers
  39. Francolins
  40. Frigatebirds
  41. Gannets
  42. Geese
  43. Godwits
  44. Goshawks
  45. Grass-owls
  46. Grebes
  47. Guineafowls
  48. Harriers
  49. Hawks
  50. Herons
  51. Honeyguides
  52. Hoopoes
  53. Hornbills
  54. Ibises
  55. Indigobirds
  56. Jacanas
  57. Kingfishers First Page
  58. Kingfishers Second Page
  59. Kingfishers Third Page
  60. Kites
  61. Lapwings
  62. Larks
  63. Longclaws
  64. Lovebirds
  65. Malkohas
  66. Martins
  67. Mousebirds
  68. Mynas
  69. Nicators
  70. Nightjars
  71. Orioles
  72. Osprey
  73. Ostriches
  74. Owls
  75. Oxpeckers
  76. Oystercatchers
  77. Parrots
  78. Pelicans
  79. Penguins
  80. Petrels
  81. Petronias
  82. Pigeons
  83. Pipits
  84. Pittas
  85. Plovers
  86. Pratincoles
  87. Puffbacks
  88. Quails
  89. Queleas
  90. Rails
  91. Ravens
  92. Robins
  93. Rock-jumpers
  94. Rollers
  95. Sandgrouse
  96. Sandpipers
  97. Saw Wings
  98. Scimmitarbills
  99. Secretarybird
  100. Shanks
  101. Shearwaters
  102. Shrikes
  103. Snipes First Page
  104. Snipes Second Page
  105. Sparrowlarks
  106. Sparrows
  107. Spoonbills
  108. Spurfowls
  109. Starlings
  110. Stilts
  111. Stints
  112. Storks
  113. Storm-Petrels
  114. Sugarbirds
  115. Sunbirds
  116. Swallows
  117. Swifts
  118. Thrushes
  119. Tits
  120. Trogons
  121. Tropic--birds
  122. Turacos
  123. Twinspots
  124. Vultures
  125. Wagtails
  126. Warblers First Page
  127. Warblers Second Page
  128. Waxbills
  129. Weavers
  130. Whimbrels
  131. Whydahs
  132. Widowbirds
  133. Wood-hoopoes
  134. Woodpeckers
  135. Wrens
  136. Wrynecks