ROBERTS BIRDS of SOUTHERN AFRICA

No's 501 to 550

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  R501 Short-clawed Lark (Mirafra chuana) Uncommon resident (endemic)   R502 Karoo Lark (Mirafra albescens) Common resident (endemic)
R503.jpg (17644 bytes) R503 Dune Lark (Mirafra erythrochlamys) Uncommon resident (endemic) :
Namibia SG 0867m (2000)
  R504 Red Lark (Mirafra burra) Fairly common localised resident (endemic)
  R505 Dusky Lark (Pinarocorys nigricans) Uncommon non-breeding migrant   R506 Spike-heeled Lark (Chersomanes albofasciata) Common resident
  R507 Red-capped Lark (Calandrella cinerea) Common resident   R508 Pink-billed Lark (Calandrella conirostris) Common resident (endemic)
  R509 Botha's Lark (Calandrella fringillaris) Uncommon localised resident (endemic)   R510 Sclater's Lark (Calandrella sclateri) Uncommon nomadic resident (endemic)
  R511 Starke's Lark (Calandrella starki) Common nomadic resident   R512 Thick-billed Lark (Galerida magnirostris) Common resident (endemic)
  R513 Bimaculated Lark (Melancorphyra bimaculata) Rare vahrant R514.jpg (13673 bytes) R514 Gray's Lark (Ammomanes grayi) Common localised resident (endemic) : 
South West Africa SG 500 (1988)
R515 Chestnut-backed Sparrowlark (previously Finchlark) (Eremopterix leucotis) Common nomadic resident: Eritrea SG 411 (1998)   R516 Grey-backed Finchlark (Eremopterix verticalis) Common nomadic resident (near endemic)
  R517 Black-eared Finchlark (Eremopterix australis) Uncommon nomadic resident (endemic) R518.jpg (16796 bytes) R518 Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) Abundant non breeding migrant : Austria SG 1216 (1950)
R519 Angola Swallow (Hirundo angolensis) Uncommon resident: Liberia (2000)   R520 White-throated Swallow (Hirundo albogularis) Common breeding migrant
R521.jpg (11336 bytes) R521 Blue Swallow (Hirundo atrocaerulea) Rare breeding migrant (vulnerable) : 
South Africa SG 818 (1994)
R522 Wire-tailed Swallow (Hirundo smithii) Common resident 
  R523 Pearl-breasted Swallow (Hirundo dimidiata) Fairly common resident   R524 Red-breasted Swallow (Hirundo semirufa) Fairly common breeding migrant
R525.jpg (12804 bytes) R525 Mosque Swallow (Hirundo senegalensis) Uncommon resident :
The Gambia SG 1019 (1990)
R526.jpg (19579 bytes) R526 Greater Striped Swallow (Hirundo cucullata) 
Common breeding migrant : 
Ciskei SG 62 (1984)
R527.jpg (14706 bytes) R527 Lesser Striped Swallow (Hirundo abyssinica) 
Common breeding migrant : Ethiopia SG 676 (1967)
  R528 South African Cliff Swallow (Hirundo spilodera) Locally common non breeding migrant
  R529 Rock Martin (Hirundo fuligula) Common resident R530.jpg (20667 bytes) R530 House Martin (Delichon urbica) Common non-breeding migrant : 
Sierra Leone SG 1153 (1988)
  R531 Grey-rumped Swallow (Pseudohirundo griseopyga) Common resident R532.jpg (17824 bytes) R532 Sand Martin (Riparia riparia) Common non-breeding migrant : Burundi SG 539 (1970)
  R533 Brown-throated Martin (Riparia paludicola) Common resident R534.jpg (15938 bytes) R534 Banded Martin (Riparia cincta) Locally common breeding migrant : Ciskei SG 60 (1984)
  R535 Mascarene Martin (Phedina borbonica) Locally common non-breeding migrant   R536 Black Saw-wing Swallow (Psalidoprocne holomelas) Locally common resident
  R537 Eastern Saw-wing Swallow (Psalidoprocne orientalis) Locally common resident   R538 Black Cuckooshrike (Campephega flava) Uncommon resident
  R539 White-breasted Cuckooshrike (Coracina pectoralis) Uncommon resident R540.jpg (15085 bytes) R540 Grey Cuckooshrike (Coracina caesia) Uncommon resident : Malawi SG 797 (1988) 
R541.jpg (16488 bytes) R541 Fork-tailed Drongo (Dicururus adsimilis) 
Common resident : 
Zimbabwe SG 834 (1992)
  R542 Square-tailed Drongo (Dicrurus ludwigii) Locally common resident
R543.jpg (12527 bytes) R543 European Golden Oriole (Oriolus oriolus) Fairly common non-breeding migrant : 
West Germany SG 1316 (1963)
R544.jpg (14558 bytes) R544 African Golden Oriole (Oriolus auratus) Uncommon breeding migrant : 
Angola SG 469 (1950)
R545.jpg (16943 bytes) R545 Black-headed Oriole (Oriolus larvatus) Common resident : Venda SG 105 (1985)   R546 Green-headed Oriole (Oriolus chlorocephalus) Fairly common localised resident
  R547 Black Crow (Corvus capensis) Common resident R548.jpg (15971 bytes) R548 Pied Crow (Corvus albus) Abundant resident : 
Tanzania SG 814a (1990)
  R549 House Crow (Corvus splendens) Locally abundant introduced resident R550.jpg (13038 bytes) R550 White-necked Raven (Corvus albicollis) Locally common resident Ghana SG 2536 (1997)