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Lolldaiga Hills Ranch’s bird list reaches 407 species

Tom Butynski and Yvonne de Jong, Lolldaiga Hills Research Programme

Seven species have been added to the Lolldaiga Hills Ranch bird list thus far during 2018. These species have been encountered by Per Aronsson, Nigel Hunter, Brian Finch, and Tom Butynski. The list now stands at 407 species. Here are the seven species:

  • Aviceda cuculoides African Cuckoo-hawk
  • Lissotis melanogaster Black-bellied Bustard
  • Cuculus gularis African Cuckoo
  • Hirundo smithii Wire-tailed Swallow
  • Plocepasser mahali White-browed Sparrow Weaver
  • Euplectes ardens Red-collared Widowbird
  • Vidua fischeri Straw-tailed Whydah

White-browed Sparrow Weaver Plocepasser mahali, one of the new bird taxa listed for Lolldaiga Hills Ranch. Photograph by Yvonne de Jong and Tom Butynski.

The up-dated version of Birds of Lolldaiga Hills Ranch can be downloaded at: http://www.lolldaiga.com/biodiversity-research/biodiversity/species-list/

White-throated Bee-eater Merops albicollis on Lolldaiga Hills Ranch. Photograph by Per Aronsson.

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