|Birds of Kenya and Northern Tanzania|
|Author(s)||Dale A. Zimmermann, Donald A. Turner, and David J. Pearson|
|Illustrator||Dale A. Zimmermann, Ian Willis and H. Douglas Pratt|
|Cover artist||Dale A. Zimmermann (great blue and Ross's turaco), H. Douglas Pratt (great white pelican, spotted thick-knee)|
|Country||Kenya and Northern Tanzania|
|Subject(s)||Kenyan and Tanzanian birds|
|Publisher||Princeton University Press: Princeton, New Jersey|
|Media type||Print (soft cover)|
Birds of Kenya and Northern Tanzania is a field guide by Princeton University Press.
On the cover
- Great Blue Turaco (top)
- Great White Pelican (left)
- Spotted Thick-knee (centre)
- Ross's Turaco (right)
Inside front cover
Parts of a bird
- Montane White-eye
- Golden-breasted Bunting
- Unknown passerine (Cape Robin-chat ?)
- Chestnut Wattle-eye ?
- Ruff ?
- Grey Parrot
- African Wattled Plover ?
- Long-crested Eagle
- Rock Pigeon
- African Scops Owl ?
- White-faced Whistling Duck
- Greater Flamingo
- Great Black-headed Gull
- Helmeted Guineafowl
- Common Moorhen
- Black-and-white-casqued Hornbill ?
Wings of birds
- Flappet Lark's scientific name (Mirafra rufocinnamomea) isn't italicised (page 415).
- Grey Plover and Pacific Golden Plover are listed in Charadriidae when they should be in Pluvialidae (page 338) .
- Terns and skimmers are listed under their own families (Laridae and Rynchopidae, respectively) when they are basal larids (page 352 and 357) .
- Black-lored Babbler, Arrow-marked Babbler, Brown Babbler, Scaly Babbler, Hinde's Babbler, Northern Pied Babbler, Rufous Chatterer and Scaly Chatterer are all listed in Timaliidae when they should be in Leiothrichidae .
- Spot-throat and Dappled Mountain-robin or dapple-throat are listed under Timaliidae when they should be in Promeropidae .
- Grey-chested Kakamega (known as grey-chested illadopsis in the book) is listed under Timaliidae when it should be in Promeropidae .
- Brown Illadopsis, Mountain Illadopsis, Pale-breasted Illadopsis and Scaly-breasted Illadopsis are listed under Timaliidae when they should be in Pellorneidae .
- White-starred Robin, Swynnerton's Robin, Forest Robin, Usambara Akalat, Sharpe's Akalat, Equatorial Akalat, East Coast Akalat, Grey-winged Robin-Chat, Olive-flanked Robin-Chat, Red-capped Robin-Chat, Rueppell's Robin-Chat, White-browed Robin-Chat, Blue-shouldered Robin-Chat, Snowy-crowned Robin-Chat, Brown-chested Alethe, White-chested Alethe, Spotted Palm-Thrush, Nightingale, Thrush Nightingale, White-browed Scrub-Robin, Brown-backed Scrub-Robin, Bearded Scrub-Robin, Rufous Scrub-Robin, White-throated Robin, Common Redstart, Common Stonechat, Whinchat, Northern Wheatear, Pied Wheatear, Black-eared Wheatear, Desert Wheatear, Isabelline Wheatear, Abyssinian Black Wheatear, Capped Wheatear, Familiar Chat, Brown-tailed Rock Chat, Moorland Chat, Northern Anteater Chat, Sooty Chat, Mocking Cliff Chat, Common Rock Thrush, Little Rock Thrush are listed under Turdidae when they should be in Muscicapidae; basically 45 species except those in Neocossyphus, Zoothera and Turdus (pages 439-50) .
- Forest Robin was split into two species.
- Familiar Chat and Brown-tailed Rock Chat's genus is Cercomela when it should be Oenanthe; Cercomela was dissolved .
- Spotted Ground Thrush, Orange Ground Thrush and Abyssinian Ground Thrush's genus is Zoothera when it should be Geokichla.
- Black-bellied Starling's scientific name is Lamprotornis corruscus when it should be Notopholia corrusca (page 511) .
- Red-billed Oxpecker and Yellow-billed Oxpecker are listed in Sturnidae when they should be in Buphagidae .
- Amani Sunbird, Collared Sunbird and Pygmy Sunbird's genus is Anthreptes when it should be Hedydipna (page 518) .
- Olive Sunbird, Green-headed Sunbird and Mouse-coloured Sunbird's genus is Nectarinia when it should be Cyanomitra .
- Amethyst Sunbird, Scarlet-chested Sunbird and Hunter's Sunbird's genus is Nectarinia when it should be Chalcomitra .
- Olive-backed Sunbird's scientific name is Nectarinia chloropygia when it should be Cinnyris chloropygius .
- Northern Double-collared Sunbird, Eastern Double-collared Sunbird, Marico Sunbird, Purple-banded Sunbird, Violet-breasted Sunbird, Pemba Sunbird, Orange-tufted Sunbird, Superb Sunbird, Copper Sunbird Red-chested Sunbird, Black-bellied Sunbird, Beautiful Sunbird and Shining Sunbird's genus is Nectarinia when it should be Cinnyris .
- The whydahs and indigobirds are considered a part of Estrildidae instead of Viduidae (page 557) .
Other things that might not be errors
- The Northern Lapwing only receives a black-and-white drawing instead of a coloured drawing (page 54).
- Some of the petrels don't have a drawing on a coloured plate, they only get a black-and-white drawing (page 272).
- The Pied Flycatcher only receives a black-and-white drawing (it already is black-and-white), but this could be because only one specimen has been found (page 456).
- Fork-tailed Drongo is called Common Drongo (page 505).
- Mountain Oriole is called Montane Oriole (page 506).
- Western Oriole is called Western Black-headed Oriole (page 507).
- Cape Crow is called Cape Rook (page 509).
- Splendid Starling is called Splendid Glossy Starling (page 512).
- Rueppell's Starling is called Rueppell's Long-tailed Starling (page 513).
- Grey-chinned Sunbird is called Green Sunbird (page 518).
- Grey Sunbird is called Mouse-coloured Sunbird (page 519).
- Bronzy Sunbird is called Bronze Sunbird (page 524).
- Scarlet-tufted Sunbird is called Scarlet-tufted Malachite Sunbird (page 525).
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- ^ a b c John H. Boyd III (November 10, 2011). "CHARADRIIFORMES". TiF Checklist. http://jboyd.net/Taxo/List8.html. Retrieved 27-04-2017.
- ^ John H. Boyd III (October 15, 2011). "ANOMALOGONATES I: Coliiformes, Strigiformes, Leptosomiformes, Trogoniformes, Bucerotiformes, Coraciiformes". TiF Checklist. http://jboyd.net/Taxo/List10.html. Retrieved 27-04-2017.
- ^ John H. Boyd III (January 5, 2012). "ANOMALOGONATES II: Piciformes". TiF Checklist. http://jboyd.net/Taxo/List11.html. Retrieved 27-04-2017.
- ^ John H. Boyd III (August 3, 2011). "PASSERIFORMES I Acanthisitti, Eurylaimides". TiF Checklist. http://jboyd.net/Taxo/List13.html. Retrieved 27-04-2017.
- ^ a b c John H. Boyd III (December 11, 2011). "SYLVIODEA III: Sylviidae through Leiothrichidae". TiF Checklist. http://jboyd.net/Taxo/List23.html. Retrieved 27-04-2017.
- ^ a b c d e f g h i j "BASAL PASSEROIDEA: Promeropidae, Dicaeidae, Nectariniidae, Irenidae, and Chloropseidae". TiF Checklist. December 14, 2011. http://jboyd.net/Taxo/List27.html. Retrieved 27-04-2017.
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- ^ John H. Boyd III (November 4, 2011). "CORVIDA I Psophodidae through Malaconotidae". TiF Checklist. http://jboyd.net/Taxo/List18.html. Retrieved 27-04-2017.
- ^ John H. Boyd III (January 3, 2012). "SYLVOIDEA I: Stenostiridae through Loucestellidae". TiF Checklist. http://jboyd.net/Taxo/List21.html. Retrieved 27-04-2017.
- ^ a b c d e f John H. Boyd III (December 12, 2011). "CERTHIOIDEA: Sittidae, Tichodromadidae, Certhiidae, Polioptilidae, and Troglodytidae". TiF Checklist. http://jboyd.net/Taxo/List25.html. Retrieved 27-04-2017.
- ^ John H. Boyd III (October 20, 2011). "CORE PASSEROIDEA I: Urocynchramidae through Estrildidae". TiF Checklist. http://jboyd.net/Taxo/List28.html. Retrieved 27-04-2017.
|This article is part of Project Publications, a All Birds project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each publication.|