Bird checklist in Serengeti National Park : Serengeti National Park is one of the most famous and iconic wildlife conservation areas in the world, it is located in northern Tanzania, in East Africa, and covers an area of approximately 14,750 square kilometers (5,700 square miles).

Serengeti National Park is renowned for its incredible biodiversity and is home to a wide variety of animals, including the Big Five (lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, and rhinoceros).

In addition to its mammalian residents, the Serengeti is home to over 500 species of birds, making it a prime destination for birdwatchers

With also great number of birds found in the national park and hence rewarding the destination a fantastic bird haven to all bird lovers.

The park is known for its stunning landscapes, abundant wildlife, and its role as a UNESCO World Heritage Site the national park has got lots of fascinating features to sight and marvel at as one gets to learn more about Tanzania.

In this article achieve global safaris brings to you some of the birds that are found in Serengeti national park and these provide great bird watching safari experience in Tanzania, and below is the checklist for the birds in Serengeti national park.

turkey-sized Ground Hornbills

Secretary Birds

Kori Bustards

Jaunty Crowned-Plovers

White Storks

Crowned Cranes

Saddle-Billed Storks

Yellow-Billed Storks

Sacred Ibis

Goliath Heron

Grey Heron

Black-headed Heron

Great White Egret

Rufous-bellied Heron breeds

Madagascar Squacco Heron

Magpie Shrike

White-rumped Shrike

Red-backed Shrike

Turkestan Shrike

Isabelline Shrike

Mackinnon’s Shrike

Lesser Grey Shrike

Grey-backed Fiscal

Long-tailed Fiscal

Taita Fiscal

Southern Fiscal

Northern Fiscal

Cape Crow

White-necked Raven

Pied Crow

House Crow

Blue-mantled Paradise-flycatcher

Eastern Violet-backed Sunbird

Collared Sunbird

Green-headed Sunbird

Olive Sunbird

Amethyst Sunbird

Scarlet-chested Sunbird

Hunter’s Sunbird

Tacazze Sunbird

Bronzy Sunbird

Malachite Sunbird

River birds


Colorful Ross’s Turaco ,

Schawlow’s Turaco.

Pygmy Falcon

Bird checklist in Serengeti National Park
Pygmy Falcon




Abdim’s Stork

African finfoot

African wood owl

Ayres’s hawk eagle

Cinnamon-breasted bunting

Denham’s bustard

Giant kingfisher

Grey-crested helmet-shrike (NE)

Grey penduline tit

Hildebrandt’s starling

Jackson’s widowbird

Lazy cisticola


Purple grenadier

Red-throated tit

Ross’s turaco

Rosy-throated longclaw

Rufous-bellied heron

Rufous-throated wryneck

Saddle-billed stork

Schalow’s turaco

Secretary bird


Southern ground hornbill

Swahili sparrow

Tabora cisticola

Temminck’s courser

Trilling cisticola

Usambiro barbet (NE)

White-bellied go-away bird

Woolly-necked stork

Yellow-mantled widowbird

Yellow-throated sand grouse

Egyptian Goose

Ruddy Shelduck    Tadorna ferruginea

African Pygmy-Goose

Eurasian Wigeon


Cape Teal

Red-billed Duck

Northern Pintail

Green-winged Teal

Southern Pochard

African Fish Eagle

African Grey Hornbill

African Harrier-Hawk

African Jacana

African Paradise Flycatcher

African Spoonbill

African White-backed Vulture

Augur Buzzard

Bearded Woodpecker

Black Kite

Black-winged Stilt

Carmine Bee-eater

Cattle Egret

Common Ostrich

Crowned Crane

Egyptian Goose

Gray-crowned Crane

Greater Flamingo

Grey-headed Kingfisher

Helmeted Guineafowl

Lilac-breasted Roller

Marabou Stork

Martial Eagle

Northern Carmine Bee-eater

Red-billed Hornbill

Red-billed Oxpecker

Secretary Bird

Southern Ground Hornbill

Speckled Pigeon

Superb Starling

Tawny Eagle

Verreaux’s Eagle

White-backed Vulture

White-headed Buffalo Weaver

White-headed Vulture

Yellow-billed Hornbill

Inclusion the checklist of birds in Serengeti National Park cannot be exhausted in just a day visit, and for one’s information this list represents only a fraction of the bird species that can be seen in Serengeti National Park.

To get a more comprehensive and up-to-date bird checklist for Serengeti National Park, consult our customer service providers who will give you more information about Serengeti National Park to see to it that you get the best experience of bird watching in Tanzania.

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