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Endemics to be found in the wider Pretoria Area.


69 bird species with endemic status occur regularly in this area (within 100km of Pretoria). This list appears here, and can also be
downloaded in MS Word or Excel format.

Key: SnA = Southern African Endemic, SA = restricted to South Africa, NE = Near endemic.

The second column indicates the ease with which species can be located on a short trip (2 intensive days).  
1 = >90% 2 = 50-90% 3 = 10-50% 4 = <10%  5=<5% S= Summer only, W=Winter only
SA	Grey-winged Francolin	Scleroptila africanus		3	
NE	Orange River Francolin	Scleroptila levaillantoides	3	
NE	Natal Francolin		Pternistes natalensis		1	
NE	Swainson's Spurfowl	Pternistes swainsonii		1	
SnA	South African Shelduck	Tadorna cana			2	
NE	Cape Shoveler		Anas smithii			1	
SA	Ground Woodpecker	Geocolaptes olivaceus		4	
NE	Acacia Pied Barbet	Tricholaema leucomelas		1	
NE	Southern Yellow-billed 
	    Hornbill		Tockus leucomelas		1	
SnA	White-backed Mousebird	Colius colius			3	
SnA	Burchell's Coucal	Centropus burchelli		1	
NE	Red-crested Korhaan	Eupodotis ruficrista		2	
NE	Northern Black Korhaan	Eupodotis [a.] afraoides	1	
SnA	Barrow's (White-bellied) 
	     Korhaan		Eupodotis [s.] barrowii		3	
SA	Blue Korhaan		Eupodotis caerulescens		4	
SnA	Blue Crane		Anthropoides paradisea		2	
NE	Double-banded
	    Sandgrouse		Pterocles bicinctus		2	
SnA	Cape Vulture		Gyps coprotheres		2	
NE	Southern Pale Chanting 
	Goshawk			Melierax canorus		1	
SnA	Jackal Buzzard		Buteo rufofuscus		1	
NE	Slaty Egret		Egretta vinaceigula		4S	
NE	Southern White-crowned 
	    Shrike		Eurocephalus anguitimens	3	
SnA	Fairy Flycatcher	Stenostira scita		2W	
SnA	Southern Boubou		Laniarius ferrugineus		1	
NE	Crimson-breasted Shrike	Laniarius atrococcineus		1	
NE	Bokmakierie		Telophorus zeylonus		1	
NE	Cape Batis		Batis capensis			4	
SnA	Cape Rock-Thrush	Monticola rupestris		2	
SA	Sentinel Rock-Thrush	Monticola explorator		3W	
NE	Short-toed Rock-Thrush 
	(incl. Transvaal)	Monticola brevipes		2	
NE	Marico Flycatcher	Bradornis mariquensis		1	
SnA	Fiscal Flycatcher	Sigelus silens			1	
SnA	White-throated 
	    Robin-Chat		Cossypha humeralis		1	
NE	Kalahari Scrub-Robin	Cercotrichas paena		1	
NE	Mountain Wheatear	Oenanthe monticola		1	
SnA	Anteating Chat		Myrmecocichla formicivora	1	
SnA	Cape Glossy Starling	Lamprotornis nitens		1	
NE	Burchell's Starling	Lamprotornis australis		1	
SA	Pied Starling		Spreo bicolor			1	
NE	Cape Penduline-Tit	Anthoscopus minutus		3	
NE	Southern Black Tit	Parus niger			1	
NE	Ashy Tit		Parus cinerascens		2	
NE	Greater Striped Swallow	Hirundo cucullata		1S	
SnA	South African 
	     Cliff-Swallow	Hirundo spilodera		1S	
NE	African Red-eyed Bulbul	Pycnonotus nigricans		2	
NE	Black-chested Prinia	Prinia flavicans		1	
NE	Barred Wren-Warbler	Calamonastes fasciolatus	2	
SnA	Cape Grassbird		Sphenoeacus afer		2	
NE	Southern Pied Babbler	Turdoides bicolor		2	
NE	Chestnut-vented 
	    Tit-Babbler		Parisoma subcaeruleum		1	
NE	Monotonous Lark		Mirafra passerina		3S	
SnA	Melodious Lark		Mirafra cheniana		2	
NE	Eastern Clapper Lark	Mirafra fasciolata		2	
NE	Sabota Lark 		Mirafra sabota			1	
SA	Eastern 
	     Long-billed Lark	Certhilauda [c.] semitorquata	2	
NE	Spike-heeled Lark	Chersomanes albofasciata	2	
NE	Pink-billed Lark	Spizocorys conirostris		3	
SA	Greater Double-collared 
		Sunbird		Cinnyris afra			3	
NE	Great Sparrow		Passer motitensis		2	
NE	Cape Sparrow		Passer melanurus		1	
SnA	Cape Longclaw		Macronyx capensis		1	
SA	African Rock Pipit	Anthus crenatus			4	
NE	Scaly-feathered Finch	Sporopipes squamifrons		1	
SnA	Cape Weaver		Ploceus capensis		1	
NE	Violet-eared Waxbill	Granatina granatina		1	
NE	Red-headed Finch	Amadina erythrocephala		2	
NE	Shaft-tailed Whydah	Vidua regia			1	
NE	Yellow Canary		Serinus flaviventris		2	
NE	Cape Bunting 		Emberiza capensis		2	
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