Tanzania Bird Atlas

This great website is about photos and distribution. It displays 12,000+ photos of 1014 Tanzanian bird species and 269 butterfly species. Most were taken in Tanzania; some, in other countries where ranges cross borders. The bird section may be searched from a list of common names, by taxonomic order. There are distribution maps from the Tanzania Bird Atlas and breeding range maps.

Facebook group Tanzania Birding

Great group to learn about Tanzanian birds, rare sightings.

African Bird Club

Working for birds and conservation in Africa.

Birdlife International

BirdLife International is a global partnership of conservation organizations (NGOs) that strives to conserve birds, their habitats and global biodiversity, working with people towards sustainability in the use of natural resources.


Xeno-canto is a website dedicated to sharing bird sounds from all over the world.

Weaver Watch

All you need to know about the weaver bird family (Ploceidae)

Heron Conservation

Website IUCN-SCC Heron Specialist Group. All you need to know about the Family Ardeidae:: Herons, Egrets and Bitterns.

Mabula Ground-Hornbill Project

This site contains all you need to know about ground-hornbills and their conservation.

Indigo Birds

Indigobirds (family Viduidae, genus Vidua) comprise 10 species of brood parasitic finches distributed in sub-Sahara Africa. All the info you need you can find here.


A UK website with blogs to attempt to summarise what has been learnt about the waders that rely upon “the Wash”, the vast muddy estuary that lies between Lincolnshire and Norfolk, on the east coast of England.Great and surprising information.