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BIRD SPECIES WITHOUT A
FAMILY (A to O)


• AVOCET, Pied
• BLUEBILL,
   Red-headed

• BRUBRU
• BULBUL, Common
• CITRIL, African
• COOT, Red-knobbed
• CREEPER, Spotted
• CURLEW, Eurasian
• DARTER, African
• FINFOOT, African
• GALLINULE, Allen's
• GREENSHANK,
   Common

• GRENADIER, Purple
• HAMERKOP
• HYLIA, Green
• KNOT, Red
• LEAF-LOVE,
   Yellow-throated

• LONGBILL,
   Kretschmer's

• MALIMBE,
   Red-headed

• NICOTAR, Eastern
• OYSTERCATCHER,
   Eurasian


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PICTURES OF KENYAN BIRD SPECIES
THAT ARE UNIQUE IN THEIR FAMILY
SPECIES STARTING WITH LETTERS A -> O




Pied Avocet


Pied Avocet

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in Amboseli in September '18


Scientific name: Recurvirostra avosetta

Dutch name: Kluut





BIRD SPECIES FOR WHICH WE DON'T HAVE A PICTURE YET

• Eurasian Curlew

• African Finfoot

• Allen's Gallinule

• Common Greenshank

• Green Hylia

• Red Knot

   

• Yellow-throated Leaf-love

• Kretschmer's Longbill

• Red-headed Malimbe

• Eastern Nicotar

• Eurasian Oystercatcher



In case you have a good picture of any of these birds, we would appreciate if you could
share your picture and we will put it in this gallery with your name below it.



Red-headed Bluebill


Red-headed Bluebill

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in Kakamega in May '19


Scientific name: Spermophaga r. ruficapilla

Dutch name: Roodkopblauwsnavel






Brubru


Brubru

Picture by Brian Stow, UK, taken in Lewa Downs in February '19

You can tell by the small hook on the upper mandible that this bird is in the family of the Shrikes


Scientific name: Nilaus afer minor

Dutch name: Broebroe






Common or Yellow-vented Bulbul


Common Bulbul

Picture by Peter Huysman, taken in the Nyeri area in July '20


Scientific name: Pycnonotus barbatus

Dutch name: Grauwe buulbuul






African Citril


African Citril

Picture of a male African Citril by Peter Huysman, taken in Nyeri in June '20.


Scientific name: Serinus citrinelloides

Dutch name: Dunbekkanarie






Red-knobbed Coot


Red-knobbed Coot

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in Naivasha in December '17


Scientific name: Fulica cristata

Dutch name: Knobbelmeerkoet






African Darter


Male African Darter

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in Naivasha in July '18

Adult male African Darter


Scientific name: Anhinga rufa

Dutch name: Afrikaanse slangehalsvogel


Female African Darter

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in Baringo in December '19

Adult female African Darter







Purple Grenadier


Purple Grenadier

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in Masai Mara in April '18

Male Purple Grenadier


Scientific name: Uraegithus ianthinogaster

Dutch name: Blauwbuikgranaatastrild


Female Purple Grenadier

Picture by Chege Mungai Mukabi, taken in Naivasha in July '18

Female Purple Grenadier







Hamerkop


Hamerkop

Picture by Peter Huysman, taken in Masai Mara in September '08


Scientific name: Scopus u. umbretta

Dutch name: Hamerkop