86. Tawny Eagle (Aquila rapax rapax) – frequent in the Rift Valley.
(A. r. belisarius) – seen near Metu.
(A. r. orientalis) [considered as separate species A. nipalensis including A. r. nipalensis "Steppe Eagle" by some authorities] – frequent in the Rift Valley.
(A. r. nipalensis) [considered as separate species A. nipalensis including A. r. orientalis "Steppe Eagle" by some authorities] – flock of 8 near west of Dinsho at around 3600m.
87. * Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca heliaca) – a single bird scavenging road kill near Lake Langano.
88. * Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos homeyeri) – a single bird at the top of the Goba escarpment, Bale Mountains.
89. African Hawk Eagle (Hieraaetus spilogaster) – a single bird in tree next to road to Fantalle Crater, Awash NP.
90. Booted Eagle (Hieraaetus pennatus pennatus) – a single bird near Jima.
91. Long-crested Eagle (Lophaetus occipitalis) – abundant on sisal flowers in northern Tanzania.
92. Secretary Bird (Sagittarius serpentarius) – several on the Nechisar plains.
93. Pygmy Falcon (Polihierax semitorquatus) – frequent in the open thorn bush in Awash NP.
94. Lesser Kestrel (Falco naumanni) – widespread & frequent.
95. Rock Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus rupicolaeformis) – frequent around Lalibela & Simien.
(F. t. rufescens) – widespread & frequent.
(F. t. rupicolus) – seen along road in Zimbabwe.
96. Greater Kestrel (Falco rupicoloides arthuri) – a single bird perching on sisal flowers near Same in northern Tanzania.
(F. r. fieldi) – common along the road from Awash to Djibouti.
97. Grey Kestrel (Falco ardosiaceus) – one seen in the Abiata-Shala NP.
98. Hobby (Falco subbuteo subbuteo) – one in the Abiata-Shala NP.
99. Lanner Falcon (Falco biarmicus abyssinicus) – widespread & frequent.
100. * Saker Falcon (Falco cherrug cherrug) – a single bird in trees in the grounds of the Gorgora Hotel, Lake Tana.
101. Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus peregrinus) – near the escarpment at Goba, Bale Mountains.
102. Vulturine Guineafowl (Acryllium vulturinum) – common south of Yavello through to Isiolo in Kenya.
103. Helmeted Guineafowl (Numida meleagris meleagris) – common in the south of Ethiopia.
104. Common Quail (Coturnix coturnix coturnix) – common in Awash NP, frequent elsewhere.
(C. c. erlangeri) – a pair thought to be of this sub-species in the grassland near the rim of Fantalle Crater, Awash NP.
105. Harlequin Quail (Coturnix delegorguei delegorguei) – frequent in Awash NP.
106. * Stone Partridge (Ptilopachus petrosus petrosus) – heard on the escarpment above Metu and on the escarpment just north of Nekempte, differentiated from P. p. major purely on the basis that the call was very different for the Stone Partridges heard in Jemmu.
(P. p. major) – 2 heard at Jemmu valley,.
107. Coqui Francolin (Francolinus coqui maharao) – two in the Abiata - Shala NP.
108. * Moorland Francolin (Francolinus psilolaemus psilolaemus) – common on Bale Mountains.
109. Crested Francolin (Francolinus sephaena granti) – widespread & common.
110. Scaly Francolin (Francolinus squamatus) – seen near Metu.
111. * Clapperton's Francolin (Francolinus clappertoni) – seen near Weldiya.
112. * Harwood's Francolin (Francolinus harwoodi) – at the edge of the reed-beds upstream of the bridge, Jemmu Valley.
113. * Chestnut-naped Francolin (Francolinus castaneicollis castaneicollis) – common on Bale Mountains.
(F. c. atrifrons) – one seen just north of Moyale.
114. * Djibouti Francolin (Francolinus ochropectus) – Heard at Dittilou.
115. * Erckel's Francolin (Francolinus erckelii) – common on highland escarpments.
116. Yellow-necked Francolin (Francolinus leucoscepus) – widespread & common in the south.
117. Kurrichane Button-Quail (Turnix sylvatica leptirana) – on the track up to Fantalle Crater, Awash NP.
118. * Rouget's Rail (Rougetius rougetii) – a pair seen crossing the road at Jima and common on Bale Mountains.
119. Black Crake (Amaurornis flavirostris) – widespread & common.
120. Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus meridionalis) – widespread & common.
121. Red-knobbed Coot (Fulica cristata) – widespread & common.
122. * Common Crane (Grus grus grus) – more than 10 pairs, usually with one or two young, on the road between the Jemmu valley and Debre Birhan, and a scattered flock of approx. 100 on the cultivated wetlands to the east of Lake Tana (Bahir Dar).
123. Wattled Crane (Bugeranus carunculatus) – a pair came in to roost in the evening at one of the tarns on Bale Mountains.
124. * Black Crowned Crane (Balearica pavonina ceciliae) – individuals and small flocks common around Lake Tana (Bahir Dar).
125. * Arabian Bustard (Ardeotis arabs arabs) – one seen at Awash NP, and several more on the road to the Yangudi–Rassa NP.
An Ethiopian trip: 27/11/1999 to 17/01/2000Giles Mulholland 31 January 2000