Endemic birds of southern Africa

The following is a list of bird species endemic or near-endemic to South Africa.

* Grey-winged Francolin, Scleroptila africanus
* Orange River Francolin, Scleroptila levaillantoides
* Hartlaub's Francolin, Pternistes hartlaubi
* Red-billed Francolin, Pternistes adspersus
* Cape Francolin, Pternistes capensis
* Natal Francolin, Pternistes natalensis
* Swainson's Spurfowl, Pternistes swainsonii
* South African Shelduck, Tadorna cana
* Cape Shoveler, Anas smithii
* Hottentot Buttonquail, Turnix hottentotta
* Knysna Woodpecker, Campethera notata
* Ground Woodpecker, Geocolaptes olivaceus
* Acacia Pied Barbet, Tricholaema leucomelas
* Monteiro's Hornbill, Tockus monteiri
* Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill, Tockus leucomelas
* Bradfield's Hornbill, Tockus bradfieldi
* Violet Wood-Hoopoe, Phoeniculus damarensis
* White-backed Mousebird, Colius colius
* Burchell's Coucal, Centropus burchelli
* Cape Parrot, Poicephalus robustus
* Ruppell's Parrot, Poicephalus rueppellii
* Rosy-faced Lovebird, Agapornis roseicollis
* Bradfield's Swift, Apus bradfieldi
* Knysna Turaco, Tauraco corythaix
* Ludwig's Bustard, Neotis ludwigii
* Red-crested Korhaan, Eupodotis ruficrista
* Southern Black Korhaan, Eupodotis afra
* Northern Black Korhaan, Eupodotis afra afraoides
* Ruppell's Korhaan, Eupodotis rueppellii
* Karoo Korhaan, Eupodotis vigorsii
* Barrow's Korhaan, [Eupodotis barrowii|Eupodotis [s.] barrowii]
* Blue Korhaan, Eupodotis caerulescens
* Blue Crane, Anthropoides paradisea
* Namaqua Sandgrouse, Pterocles namaqua
* Double-banded Sandgrouse, Pterocles bicinctus
* Burchell's Sandgrouse, Pterocles burchelli
* African Black Oystercatcher, Haematopus moquini
* Burchell's Courser, Cursorius rufus
* Cape Gull, [Larus vetula|Larus [d.] vetula]
* Hartlaub's Gull, Larus hartlaubii
* Damara Tern, Sterna balaenarum
* Cape Vulture, Gyps coprotheres
* Black Harrier, Circus maurus
* Southern Pale Chanting Goshawk, Melierax canorus
* Forest Buzzard, Buteo trizonatus
* Jackal Buzzard, Buteo rufofuscus
* Cape Gannet, Morus capensis
* Crowned Cormorant, Phalacrocorax coronatus
* Bank Cormorant, Phalacrocorax neglectus
* Cape Cormorant, Phalacrocorax capensis
* Slaty Egret, Egretta vinaceigula
* Southern Bald Ibis, Geronticus calvus
* African Penguin, Spheniscus demersus
* Southern White-crowned Shrike, Eurocephalus anguitimens
* Fairy Flycatcher, Stenostira scita
* White-tailed Shrike, Lanioturdus torquatus
* Southern Tchagra, Tchagra tchagra
* Southern Boubou, Laniarius ferrugineus
* Crimson-breasted Shrike, Laniarius atrococcineus
* Bokmakierie, Telophorus zeylonus
* Olive Bush-Shrike, Telophorus olivaceus
* Cape Batis, Batis capensis
* Pririt Batis, Batis pririt
* Cape Rock-jumper, Chaetops frenatus
* Drakensberg Rock-jumper, Chaetops aurantius
* Cape Rock-Thrush, Monticola rupestris
* Sentinel Rock-Thrush, Monticola explorator
* Short-toed Rock-Thrush (incl. Transvaal), Monticola brevipes
* Chat Flycatcher, Bradornis infuscatus
* Mariqua Flycatcher, Bradornis mariquensis
* Fiscal Flycatcher, Sigelus silens
* White-throated Robin-Chat, Cossypha humeralis
* Chorister Robin-Chat, Cossypha dichroa
* Brown Scrub-Robin, Cercotrichas signata
* Kalahari Scrub-Robin, Cercotrichas paena
* Karoo Scrub-Robin, Cercotrichas coryphaeus
* Herero Chat, Namibornis herero
* Buff-streaked Chat, Oenanthe bifasciata
* Mountain Wheatear, Oenanthe monticola
* Sickle-winged Chat, Cercomela sinuata
* Karoo Chat, Cercomela schlegelii
* Tractrac Chat, Cercomela tractrac
* Anteating Chat, Myrmecocichla formicivora
* Pale-winged Starling, Onychognathus nabouroup
* Cape Glossy Starling, Lamprotornis nitens
* Burchell's Starling, Lamprotornis australis
* Meves's Starling, Lamprotornis mevesii
* Pied Starling, Spreo bicolor
* Cape Penduline-Tit, Anthoscopus minutus
* Southern Black Tit, Parus niger
* Carp's Tit, Parus carpi
* Ashy Tit, Parus cinerascens
* Grey Tit, Parus afer
* Greater Striped Swallow, Hirundo cucullata
* South African Cliff-Swallow, Hirundo spilodera
* African Red-eyed Bulbul, Pycnonotus nigricans
* Cape Bulbul, Pycnonotus capensis
* Grey-backed Cisticola, Cisticola subruficapillus
* Black-chested Prinia, Prinia flavicans
* Karoo Prinia, Prinia maculosa
* Drakensberg Prinia, [Prinia hypoxantha|Prinia [m.] hypoxantha]
* Namaqua Warbler, Phragmacia substriata
* Robert's Warbler, Oreophilais robertsi
* Rufous-eared Warbler, Malcorus pectoralis
* Rudd's Apalis, Apalis ruddi
* Chirinda Apalis, Apalis chirindensis
* Barred Wren-Warbler, Calamonastes fasciolatus
* Cinnamon-breasted Warbler, Euryptila subcinnamomea
* Knysna Warbler, Bradypterus sylvaticus
* Barratt's Warbler, Bradypterus barratti
* Victorin's Warbler, Bradypterus victorini
* Rockrunner, Achaetops pycnopygius
* Cape Grassbird, Sphenoeacus afer
* Karoo Eremomela, Eremomela gregalis
* Black-faced Babbler, Turdoides melanops
* Southern Pied Babbler, Turdoides bicolor
* Bare-cheeked Babbler, Turdoides gymnogenys
* Bush Blackcap, Lioptilus nigricapillus
* Layard's Tit-Babbler, Parisoma layardi
* Chestnut-vented Tit-Babbler, Parisoma subcaeruleum
* Monotonous Lark, Mirafra passerina
* Melodious Lark, Mirafra cheniana
* Cape Clapper Lark, Mirafra apiata
* Agulhas Clapper Lark, Mirafra marjoriae
* Eastern Clapper Lark, Mirafra fasciolata
* Sabota Lark (incl. Bradfield's), Mirafra sabota
* Rudd's Lark, Heteromirafra ruddi
* Benguela Long-billed Lark, [Certhilauda benguelensis|Certhilauda [c.] benguelensis]
* Karoo Long-billed Lark, [Certhilauda subcoronata|Certhilauda [c.] subcoronata]
* Cape Long-billed Lark, [Certhilauda curvirostris|Certhilauda [c.] curvirostris]
* Agulhas Long-billed Lark, [Certhilauda brevirostris|Certhilauda [c.] brevirostris]
* Eastern Long-billed Lark, [Certhilauda semitorquata|Certhilauda [c.] semitorquata]
* Short-clawed Lark, Certhilauda chuana
* Dune Lark, Certhilauda erythrochlamys
* Barlow's Lark, [Certhilauda barlowi|Certhilauda [e.] barlowi]
* Karoo Lark, Certhilauda albescens
* Red Lark, Certhilauda burra
* Spike-heeled Lark, Chersomanes albofasciata
* Black-eared Sparrow-lark, Eremopterix australis
* Grey-backed Sparrow-lark, Eremopterix verticalis
* Gray's Lark, Ammomanes grayi
* Pink-billed Lark, Spizocorys conirostris
* Sclater's Lark, Spizocorys sclateri
* Botha's Lark, Spizocorys fringillaris
* Stark's Lark, Eremalauda starki
* Large-billed Lark, Galerida magnirostris
* Gurney's Sugarbird, Promerops gurneyi
* Cape Sugarbird, Promerops cafer
* Orange-breasted Sunbird, Anthobaphes violacea
* Southern Double-collared Sunbird, Cinnyris chalybea
* Greater Double-collared Sunbird, Cinnyris afra
* Neergaard's Sunbird, Cinnyris neergaardi
* Dusky Sunbird, Cinnyris fusca
* Great Sparrow, Passer motitensis
* Cape Sparrow, Passer melanurus
* Cape Longclaw, Macronyx capensis
* Yellow-breasted Pipit, Anthus chloris
* African Rock Pipit, Anthus crenatus
* Long-tailed Pipit, Anthus longicaudatus
* Scaly-feathered Finch, Sporopipes squamifrons
* Sociable Weaver, Philetairus socius
* Cape Weaver, Ploceus capensis
* Pink-throated Twinspot, Hypargos margaritatus
* Violet-eared Waxbill, Granatina granatina
* Cinderella Waxbill, Estrilda thomensis
* Swee Waxbill, Estrilda melanotis
* Red-headed Finch, Amadina erythrocephala
* Shaft-tailed Whydah, Vidua regia
* Forest Canary, Serinus scotops
* Lemon-breasted Canary, Serinus citrinipectus
* Yellow Canary, Serinus flaviventris
* White-throated Canary, Serinus albogularis
* Black-eared Seedeater, Serinus mennelli
* Protea Seedeater, Serinus leucopterus
* Cape Siskin, Pseudochloroptila totta
* Drakensberg Siskin, Pseudochloroptila symonsi
* Lark-like Bunting, Emberiza impetuani


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