THE COMPLETE FAUNA LIST

NORTH LUANGWA WILDLIFE

With over 450 bird species (seasonal) and over 60 different species of mammals, North Luangwa is a wildlife rich paradise.

ANTELOPE
Bushbuck
Common Duiker
Cookson's Wildebeest
Eland
Impala
Klippspinger
Kudu
Lichenstein's Hartebeest
Oribi
Puku
Reedbuck
Roan
Sharpe's Grysbok
Steinbok
Waterbuck

BATS
Egyptian Fruit bat
Horse shoe bat
Leaf nosed bat
Peters Epauleted Fruit bat
Simple nosed bat
Slit faced bat
Tom bat
CARNIVORA
African Striped Weasel
Clawless Otter
Honey Badger
Side Striped Jackal
Spotted Hyaena
Wild Dog

CATS
African Wild Cat
Caracal
Cheetah
Leopard
Lion
Serval

VIVERRIDAE
African Civet
Rusty spotted Genet

MONGOOSES
Banded
Bushy Tailed
Dwarf
Large Grey
Marsh
Meller's
Selous
Slender
White Tailed
GENERAL MAMMALS
Aardvark
Black Rhinoceros
Buffalo
Bushpig
Crawshay's Zebra
Elephant
Hippopotamus
Thornycroft's Giraffe
Warthog
Black Tailed Scrub Hare
Bush Squirrel
Cane Rat
Four Toed Elephant Shrew
Multimammate Mouse
Pangolin
Porcupine
Sun Squirrel
Tree Mouse

PRIMATES
Moloney's Monkey
Night Ape
Thick tailed bush baby
Vervet Monkey
Yellow Baboon
SNAKES
African Python
Bark Snake
Black Mamba
Blacknecked Spitting Cobra
Boomslang
Brown House Snake
Eastern Green Snake
Herald Snake
Mozambique Spitting Cobra
Olive Grass Snake
Olive Marsh Snake
Puff Adder
Pygmy Sand Snake
Rhombic Night Adder
Spotted Bush Snake
Stilleto Snake
Striped Bellied Sand Snake
Striped Grass Snake
Tiger Snake
OTHER
Bibron's Gecko
Blue Headed Tree Agama
Land Monitor
Leopard Tortoise
Nile Crocodile
Serrated Hinged Terrapin
Striped Skink
Tropical House Gecko
Water Monitor
FROGS
Banded Rubber Frog
Bubbling Kassina
Foam Nest Frog (Gray Tree Frog)
Painted Reed Frog
Marbled Snout Burrower
Rain Frogs
Muller’s Platanna
Common River Frog
Puddle Frogs

TOADS
Guttural Toad
Red Toad
Flat Backed Toad
Apalis
- Bar Throated
- Yellow Breasted

Avocet

Barbet
- Black Backed
- Black Collared
- Crested
- Whyte's
- Yellow Fronted Tinkerbird
- Yellow Rumped Tinkerbird

Batis
- Chinspot

Bee-eater
- Blue cheeked
- European
- Little
Madagascar (ulive)
- Southern Carmine)
- Swallow Tailed
- White Fronted

Bishop
- Black Winged (Firecrowned)
- Southern Red
- Yellow (Yellow Rumped Widow)

Bittern
- Dwarf
- Little

Boubou
Tropical

Broadbill
- African

Brubru

Bulbuls
- Dark Capped (Black Eyed)
- Greenbul - Cabanis's
- Greenbul - Little
- Greenbul - Sombre
- Greenbul - Yellow Bellied
- Grey ulive
- Terrestrial

Bunting
- Cinnamon Breasted (Rock)
- Gulden Breasted

Bustard
- Black Bellied (Korhaan)
- Denham's

Buttonquail
- Kurrichane

Buzzard
- Augur
- Common
- Honey
- Lizard

Canary
- Brimstone (Bully)
- Yellow Fronted

Chat
- Arnot's
- Boulders
- Common Stonechat
- Familiar

Cisticula
- Rattling
- Red Faced
- Rock Loving
- Short Winged
- Trilling
- Zitting (Fan Tailed)

Coot
- Red Knobbed

Cormorant
- Reed
- White Breasted

Coucal
- Black
- Senegal
- White Browed

Courser
- Bronze Winged
- Temminck's
- Three Banded

Crake
- African
- Black
- Corn
- Striped

Crane
- Grey Crowned (Southern)
- Wattled

Creeper
- Spotted

Crombec
- Long Billed
- Red Capped

Crow
- Pied
Cuckoo
- African Grey
- Barred Long Tailed
- Black
- Common (Eurasian)
- Diderick's
- Emerald
- Great Spotted
- Jacobin
- Klass's
- Lesser
- Levaillant's (Striped)
- Red Chested
- Thick Billed

Curlew

Darter
- African

Dove
- Blue Spotted Wood
- Cape Turle
- Green Spotted Wood (Emerald)
- Laughing
- Mourning
- Namaqua
- Red Eyed
- Tamourine

Drongo
- Forked Tailed

Duck
- Comb (Knobbilled)
- Fulvous Whistling
- Garganey
- Southern Pochard
- Teal :Hottentot
- Teal :Red Billed
- White Backed
- White Faced Whistling

Dunlin

Eagle
- Bateleur
- Booted
- Crowned
- Fish
- Greater Spotted
- Hawk Eagle :African
- Hawk Eagle :Ayre's
- Lesser Spotted
- Long Crested
- Martial
- Osprey
- Snake Eagle : Black Chested
- Snake Eagle :Brown
- Snake Eagle :Western Banded
- Steppe
- Tawny
- Verreaux's (Black)
- Wahlberg's

Egret
- Cattle
- Great White
- Little
- Yellow Billed

Eremomela
- Burnt Necked
- Green Capped
- Yellow Bellied

Falcon
- Amur (Eastern Red Footed)
- European
- Lanner
- Peregine
- Red Necked

Finch
- Cut Throat
- Firefinch  African (Bluebilled)
- Firefinch Jameson's
- Firefinch Red Billed

Finfoot
- African

Flamingo
- Greater
- Lesser

Flufftail
- Red Chested

Flycatchers
- Ashy
- Black Throated Wattle Eye
- Dusky
- Grey Tit (Lead Culoured)
- Livingstone's
- Pale (Mouse Culoured)
- Paradise
- Southern Black
- Spotted
- White Tailed

Franculin
- Coqui
- Shelley's
- Spurfowl: Hildebrandt
- Spurfowl: Natal
- Spurfowl :Red Necked
- Spurfowl :Swainson's

Gallinule
- African Purule Swamphen (Purple Gallinule)
- Allen's (lesser)

Godwit
- Black Tailed
Goose
- Egyptian
- Pygmy
- Spur winged

Goshawk
- African
- Black
- Dark Chanting
- Gabar
- Shikra (Little Banded)

Grebe

- Little

Greenshank

Guineafowl
- Crested
- Helmeted

Gull
- Grey Headed
- Lesser Black Backed

Hamerkop

Harrier
- African Harrier Hawk (Gymnogene)
- Marsh
- Montagu's
- Palid
- Western Marsh

Hawks
- African Cuckoo
- Bat

Heron
- Black (Egret)
- Black Headed
- Guliath
- Green Backed
- Grey
- Madagascar Pond (Squacco)
- Night Heron :Black Crowned
- Night Heron :White Backed
- Purple
- Rufous Bellied
- Squacco

Honey Guide
- Brown Backed (Sharp Billed Honeyguide)
- Green Backed (Slender Billed Honeyguide)

Honeybird
- Greater
- Lesser
- Pallid (Eastern Least)
- Scaly Fronted

Hoopoe
- African

Hornbill
- Crowned
- Grey :African
- Ground :Southern
- Pale Billed
- Red Billed
- Silvery Cheeked
- Trumpeter

Hyliota
- Southern
- Yellow Billed

Ibis
- Glossy
- Hadeda
- Sacred

Indigobird
- Purple
- Village (Steel Blue Widowfinch)
- Zambezi (Green Widowfinch)

Jacana
- African
- Lesser

Kestrel
- Dickinson's
- Lesser

Kingfisher
- Brown Hooded
- Giant
- Grey Headed (Chestnut Bellied)
- Half Cullared
- Malachite
- Pied
- Pygmy
- Striped
- Woodland

Kite
- Black
- Black shouldered
- Yellow Billed

Lapwing (Plover)
- Blacksmith (Plover)
- Crowned
- Lesser Black Winged
- Long Toed
- Spur Winged
- Wattled ( Senegal Wattled)
- White Headed ( White Crowned)

Lark
- Dusky
- Flappet
- Red Capped
- Sparrow Lark :Chestnut Backed

Longclaw
- Yellow Throated
Lovebird
- Lilian's

Mannikin
- Bronze
- Magpie (Common)

Martins
- Banded
- Brown Throated (Plain)
- House (Common)
- Rock
- Sand

Moorhen
- Common
- Lesser

Mousebird
- Red Faced

Neddicky

Nicator
- Eastern (Yellow spotted)

Nightingale
- Thrush

Nightjar
- Fiery necked
- Freckled
- Gaboon
- Pennant winged

Oriule
- Black headed
- Gulden, African
- Gulden, Eurasian

Owl
- Eagle Owl :Spotted
- Eagle Owl :Verreaux's (Giant)
- Fishing Owl :Pel's
- Grass Owl :African
- Owl - Barn
- Owl - Marsh
- Owlet - Barred
- Owlet - Pearl Spotted
- Owlet - Wood
- Scops
-White faced

Ox Pecker
Red billed
Yellow billed

Parrots
- Brown necked
- Meyer's

Pelican
- Great white
- Pink backed

Petronia
- Yellow throated

Pigeon
- Green

Pipit
- African (Richards or Grassveld)
- Buffy
- Long billed
- Striped

Pitta

Plover
- Caspian
- Greater sand (Sand)
- Kittlitz's
- Ringed
- Three Banded
- White fronted sand

Pratincole
- Common (Red winged)
- Rock

Prinia
- Tawny Flanked

Puffback
- Black backed

Pytilia
- Green Winged (Melba Finch)
- Orange Winged

Quail
- Blue
- Harlequin

Quelea
- Cardinal
- Red Billed

Rail
- African

Raven
- White necked

Redshank
- Common

Robins
- Bocage's Akalat
- Robin Chat :Red Capped (Natal)
- Robin Chat :White Browed (Heuglin's)
- Scrub Robin :Bearded
- Scrub Robin :White Browed

Roller
- Broad billed
- European
- Lilac Breasted
- Purple
- Racket Tailed

Ruff
Sanderling

Sandgrouse
- Double Banded

Sandpiper
- Common
- Curlew
- Green
- Marsh
- Terek
- Wood

Secretarybird

Seed Cracker
- Black Bellied
Seed Eater
- Richard's (Striped Breasted)

Shrikes
- Bush Shike :Orange - Breasted
- Bush Shrike :Grey Headed
- Cuckoshike :Black
- Cuckoshike :White Breasted
- Fiscal
- Helmet Shike :Retz's
- Helmet Shike :White
- Lesser Grey
- Red Backed
- Souza's

Skimmer
- African

Snipes
- African (Ethiopian)
- Great
- Painted

Sparrow
- Grey Headed Southern
- House

Sparrowhawk
- Little
- Ovambo

Spinetail
- Bohms
- Mottled

Spoonbill

Starling
- Blue eared, Greater
- Blue eared, Miombo (lesser)
- Meves's (Longtailed)
- Violet Backed (Plumcoloured)
- Wattled
- White Winged Babbling

Stilt
- Black Winged

Stint
- Little

Storks
- Abdim's
- Black
- Marabou
- Open bill
- Saddle Billed
- White
- Woolly Necked
- Yellow Billed

Sunbird
- Amethyst (Black)
- Anchieta's (Red & Black)
- Collared
- Coppery
- Double collared: Miombo
- Olive
- Purple Banded
- Scarlet Chested
- Shelley's
- Variable (Yellow Bellied)
- White Bellied

Swallows
- Barn (European)
- Grey Rumped
- Lesser Striped
- Mosque
- Saw Wing :Black
- White Throated
- Wire Tailed

Swifts
- African Palm
- Alpine
- Common (European)
- Horus
- Little
- Mottled
- White Rumped

Tchagra
- Black Crowned
- Brown Crowned (3 Streaked)

Tern
- White Winged

Thick Knee
- Spotted (Dikkop)
- Water (Dikkop)

Thrushes
- Collared Palm
- Kurrichane
- Miombo Rock
Tits
- Grey Penduline
- Rufous Bellied
- Southern Black

Trogon
- Narina

Turaco
- Grey Go away Bird (Grey Lourie)
- Purple Crested
- Ross's
- Schalow's

Turnstone

Twinspot
- Red Throated

Vulture
- Egyptian
- Hooded
- Lappet Faced
- Palm Nut
- Ruppell's
- White Backed
- White Headed

Wagtail
- Mountain (Long Tailed)
- Pied
- Yellow

Warblers
- Bleating Bush
- Evergreen Forest
- Garden
- Great Reed
- Icterine
- Laura's
- Marsh
- Miombo Barred
- Moustached Grass
- Olive Tree
- Red Winged
- Reed
- Sedge
- Willow

Waxbill
- Blue
- Common
- Orange Breasted
- Swee

Weavers
- Bar Winged
- Chestnut Backed Sparrow
- Cuckoo Finch (Parasitic)
- Dark Backed
- Golden
- Lesser Masked
- Red Billed Buffalo
- Red Headed
- Southern Masked (Vitelline/African)
- Spectacled
- Thick Billed
- Village (Spotted Backed)
- White Browed Sparrow

Wheatear
- Capped
- Northern (European)

Whimbrel

White Eye
- African Yellow

Whitethroat
- Common

Whydahs
- Broad Tailed Paradise
- Eastern Paradise
- Pin Tailed

Widowbird
- Red Collared
- White Winged

Wood Hoopoes
- Green (Red Billed)
- Scimitarbill

Woodpeckers
- Bearded
- Bennett's
- Cardinal
- Golden Tailed
- Green Backed (Little Spotted)
- Olive