126. Kori Bustard (Ardeotis kori struthiunculus) – several seen in Awash NP north of the main road, and common in Nechisar NP.
127. Crested Korhaan (Eupodotis ruficrista gindiana) [considered as a separate species E. gindiana "Buff-crested Bustard" from E. ruficrista "Red-crested Korhaan" of southern Africa and E. savilei "Savile's Bustard" of the Sahel region by some authorities] – widespread & frequent.
128. White-bellied Korhaan (Eupodotis senegalensis canicollis) [considered as a separate species E. senegalensis "White-bellied Bustard" from E. barrowii " Barrow's Korhaan" of southern Africa] – widespread & frequent.
129. Black-bellied Korhaan (Eupodotis melanogaster melanogaster) – widespread & common.
130. African Jacana (Actophilornis africana) – several at Lake Awasa & Lake Ziway.
131. Crab Plover (Dromas ardeola) – a small flock of approx. 5 on the mudflats in Djibouti harbour.
132. * Eurasian Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus longipes) – common on the mud-flats (!) of Djibouti harbour and sandy areas along the eastern sea-shore.
133. Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus himantopus) – a few at Lake Awasa & Djibouti harbour.
134. Eurasian Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta) – approx. 10 on the mudflats at Djibouti harbour.
135. * Senegal Thick-knee (Burhinus senegalensis) – a pair on the river near the bridge in Jemmu Valley.
136. Spotted Dikkop (Burhinus capensis maculosus) – common at night along the tracks in the Nechisar plains.
137. Temminck's Courser (Cursorius temminckii) – one seen between Marsabit & Moyale, Kenya.
138. * Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius curonicus) – one identified in the small ponds near the Awash River on the road from Lake Langano to Addis Ababa.
139. Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula tundrae) – 2 seen at Lake Abiata.
140. Kittlitz's Plover (Charadrius pecuarius pecuarius) – several on the mud-flats of Djibouti harbour.
141. Three-banded Plover (Charadrius tricollaris tricollaris) – only one on the cultivated wetlands east of Lake Tana.
142. * Kentish Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus alexandrinus) – a flock of 5 on the northern shore of Gulf of Tadjoura, Djibouti.
143. Greater Sand-Plover (Charadrius leschenaultii columbinus) – several on the eastern seashore, Djibouti.
144. * Lesser Golden Plover (Pluvialis dominica fulva) – approx. 10 at Lake Abiata.
145. Grey Plover (Pluvialis squatarola) – several on the mud-flats of Djibouti harbour.
146. Wattled Plover (Vanellus senegallus senegallus) – common in Nechisar NP.
147. * Spot-breasted Plover (Vanellus melanocephalus) – common in the Dinsho area (especially on the road itself), but not on Sanetti plateau, Bale Mountains.
148. Spur-winged Plover (Vanellus spinosus) – widespread & common.
149. Black-winged Plover (Vanellus melanopterus melanopterus) – common in the highlands, usually in flocks of approx. 10.
150. Crowned Plover (Vanellus coronatus coronatus) – frequent in south.
151. Sanderling (Calidris alba) – several on the eastern seashore, Djibouti.
152. Little Stint (Calidris minuta) – common on Lake Abiata & Djibouti harbour.
153. * Temminck's Stint (Calidris temminckii) – several identified at Lake Abiata.
154. Curlew Sandpiper (Calidris ferruginea) – common on the mud-flats of Djibouti harbour.
155. * Dunlin (Calidris alpina alpina) – several on the mud-flats of Djibouti harbour.
156. * Buff-breasted Sandpiper (Tryngites subruficollis) – flock of approx. 10 on the mud-flats of Djibouti harbour.
157. Ruff (Philomachus pugnax) – common at Lake Abiata & the mud-flats of Djibouti harbour.
158 Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa limosa) – approx. 6 on the mud-flats of Djibouti harbour.
159. Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus phaeopus) – several seen on the mud-flats of Djibouti harbour.
160. Eurasian Curlew (Numenius arquata orientalis) – two seen on the mud-flats of Djibouti harbour.
161. * Redshank (Tringa totanus ussuriensis) – several at Lake Abiata & the mud-flats of Djibouti harbour.
162. Marsh Sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis) – several on the mud-flats of Djibouti harbour.
163. Greenshank (Tringa nebularia) – 2 on the mud-flats of Djibouti harbour.
164. Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus) – one at the gravel pit above the hot-springs, Wondo Genet.
165. Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola) – several on the mud-flats of Djibouti harbour.
166. Terek Sandpiper (Xenus cinereus) – several on the mud-flats of Djibouti harbour.
167. Common Sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos) – widespread & common.
168. Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres interpres) – several on the eastern seashore, Djibouti.
169. * Hemprich's Gull (Larus hemprichii) – several on the mud-flats to the south of the main road into Djibouti city, and the mud-flats of Djibouti harbour.
170. * White-eyed Gull (Larus leucophthalmus) – 2 amongst a flock of Hemprich’s Gulls on the mud-flats of Djibouti harbour.
171. * Great Black-headed Gull (Larus ichthyaetus) – 5 on Lake Abiata.
172. Grey-headed Gull (Larus cirrocephalus poliocephalus) – approximately 30 on Lake Abiata.
173. * Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus) – several at Lake Langano & Lake Tana (Bahir Dar).
174. * Slender-billed Gull (Larus genei) - several in Djibouti Harbour
An Ethiopian trip: 27/11/1999 to 17/01/2000Giles Mulholland 31 January 2000