Swynnerton's Robin Swynnertonia swynnertoni, Seldomseen, Zimbabwe
Country checklist and status
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ABC and other checklists
You can download and print an ABC / Dowsett checklist for Zimbabwe. The ABC lists follow the taxonomic sequence and names of Birds of Africa Volumes I-VII and are kept up to date with published and peer-reviewed records.
There are no endemic species in Zimbabwe.
Near endemic species (found in 3 adjacent countries at most)
|Melodious Lark||Mirafra cheniana|
|Swynnerton’s Robin||Swynnertonia swynnertoni|
|Briar Warbler||Oreophilais robertsi|
|Chirinda Apalis||Apalis chirindensis|
|Woodward’s Batis||Batis fratrum|
|Gurney’s Sugarbird||Promerops gurneyi|
|Swee Waxbill||Coccopygia melanotis|
|Lemon-breasted Canary||Serinus citrinipectus|
|Madagascar Pond Heron||Ardeola idae||Endangered|
|Slaty Egret||Egretta vinaceigula||Vulnerable|
|Cape Vulture||Gyps coprotheres||Vulnerable|
|Lappet-faced Vulture||Torgos tracheliotus||Vulnerable|
|White-headed Vulture||Trigonoceps occipitalis||Vulnerable|
|Egyptian Vulture||Neophron percnopterus||Endangered|
|Lesser Kestrel||Falco naumanni||Vulnerable|
|White-winged Flufftail||Sarothrura ayresi||Endangered|
|Grey Crowned Crane||Balearica regulorum||Vulnerable|
|Wattled Crane||Bugeranus carunculatus||Vulnerable|
|Black-cheeked Lovebird||Agapornis nigrigenis||Vulnerble|
|Southern Ground Hornbill||Bucorvus leadbeateri||Vulnerable|
|Blue Swallow||Hirundo atrocaerulea||Vulnerable|
|Swynnerton’s Robin||Swynnertonia swynnertoni||Vulnerable|
The lists of endemic, near endemic and threatened species have been compiled from a number of sources including the African Bird Club, BirdLife International, and Birds of the World Version 2.0 ® 1994-1996, Dr. Charles Sibley and Thayer Birding Software, Ltd.