Thank you for these amazing days at MamboViewPoint! We were immediately stunned by the beauty of MamboViewPoint. The view, the weather, the food, the hospitality, the hiking, all spectacular!! What an amazing delight to find you at the top of the mountain. We were very happy to stay in one of the most beautiful places of Tanzania.      
         
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The number of spotted species around Mambo  are over 500. Among them are rare and endemic species.

List of birds around MamboViewPoint

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TaitaFalcon Usambara akalat Common Fiscal
Raptors Endimic & special Common around Mambo

African Cuckoo-Hawk  
African Fish-Eagle
African Goshawk
African Harrier-Hawk
Augur Buzzard
Black-breasted
Black Kite
 
Black-shouldered Kite
 
Booted Eagle
Brown Snake-Eagle
Black Sparrowhawk
Common Buzzard
Eagle  Common
Eastern Chanting-Goshawk
Eleonora's Falcon
European Honey-Buzzard  
 
Kestrel 
Lanner Falcon
Lesser Spotted Eagle
Little Sparrowhawk
Long-crested
Martial Eagle
Montagu's Harrier
Mountain Buzzard
Pallid Harrier
Peregrine Falcon
Rufous-breasted
Rüppell's Vulture
 
Snake-Eagle
 
Sparrowhawk
Taita Falcon
 

Verreaux's Eagle  
Wahlberg's Eagle  
White-backed Vulture

Lanner Falcon
Taita Falcon
Usambara akalat
Usambara Double-Collared Sunbird
White-chested Alethe




African Openbill
African Pied Wagtail
African Stonechat
Arrow-marked Babbler
Augur Buzzard
Baglafecht Weaver
Black-headed Oriole
Brown Snake-Eagle
Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater
Common Fiscal
Dark-capped Bulbul
Grey-headed Sparrow
Hamerkop
Hildebrandt's Francolin
Lanner Falcon
Little Egret
Malachite Souimanga
Mocking Cliffchat
Nubian Woodpecker
Pied Crow
Red-backed Mannikin
Red-cheeked Cordonbleu
Speckled Mousebird
Streaky Seedeater
Taveta Weaver
Variable Sunbird




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The full list of Birds around MamboViewPoint
Birds around MamboViewPoint  (December 2011) Lake Cliff MvP Forest
273 TOTAL   169 141 89 94
1 Abyssinian White-eye Zosterops abyssinicus V V V  
2 African Black Swift Apus barbatus   V V  
3 African Black-headed Oriole Oriolus larvatus V V V V
4 African Cuckoo-Hawk Aviceda cuculoides   V V  
5 African Darter Anhinga rufa V      
6 African Dusky Flycatcher Muscicapa adusta     V V
7 African Firefinch Lagonosticta rubricata V V V V
8 African Fish-Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer V      
9 African Goshawk Accipiter tachiro V V V V
10 African Green-Pigeon Treron calvus   V   V
11 African Grey Flycatcher Bradornis microrhynchus V V    
12 African Grey Hornbill Tockus nasutus V V    
13 African Harrier-Hawk Polyboroides typus V V V  
14 African Hill-Babbler Sylvia abyssinica       V
15 African Hoopoe Upupa africana V V    
16 African Jacana Actophilornis africanus V      
17 African Mourning Dove Streptopelia decipiens V V    
18 African Openbill Anastomus lamelligerus V      
19 African Palm Swift Cypsiurus parvus V V    
20 African Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone viridis   V V V
21 African Pied Wagtail Motacilla aguimp V   V V
22 African Pipit Anthus cinnamomeus V V V  
23 African Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus V      
24 African Spoonbill Platalea alba V      
25 African Stonechat Saxicola torquatus   V V V
26 African Yellow White-eye Zosterops senegalensis V V V V
27 Amethyst Sunbird Chalcomitra amethystina   V V V
28 Arrow-marked Babbler Turdoides jardineii   V V V
29 Augur Buzzard Buteo augur V V V V
30 Baglafecht Weaver Ploceus baglafecht   V V V
31 Bare-eyed Thrush Turdus tephronotus V V    
32 Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica V V V V
33 Bar-tailed Trogon Apaloderma vittatum       V
34 Bar-throated Apalis Apalis thoracica       V
35 Black Crake Amaurornis flavirostra V      
36 Black Cuckooshrike Campephaga flava       V
37 Black Heron Egretta ardesiaca V      
38 Black Sawwing Psalidoprocne pristoptera     V V
39 Black Sparrowhawk Accipiter melanoleucus       V
40 Black-backed Puffback Dryoscopus cubla     V V
41 Black-bellied Sunbird Cinnyris nectarinioides V V    
42 Black-breasted Snake-Eagle Circaetus pectoralis V V V  
43 Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax V      
44 Black-crowned Tchagra Tchagra senegalus V V    
45 Black-fronted Bushshrike Chlorophoneus nigrifrons       V
46 Black-headed Apalis Apalis melanocephala       V
47 Black-headed Heron Ardea melanocephala V      
48 Black-necked Weaver Ploceus nigricollis       V
49 Black-shouldered Kite Elanus caeruleus V V V  
50 Blacksmith Lapwing Vanellus armatus V      
51 Black-throated Wattle-eye Platysteira peltata       V
52 Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus V      
53 Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus V V    
54 Blue-naped Mousebird Urocolius macrourus V      
55 Bronze Mannikin Spermestes cucullatus V V V  
56 Brown Snake-Eagle Circaetus cinereus V V V  
57 Brown-breasted Barbet Lybius melanopterus       V
58 Brown-headed Tchagra Tchagra australis V V    
59 Brown-hooded Kingfisher Halcyon albiventris V      
60 Cape Robin-Chat Cossypha caffra   V V V
61 Cardinal Woodpecker Dendropicos fuscescens   V   V
62 Chestnut Weaver Ploceus rubiginosus V      
63 Chinspot Batis Batis molitor V V    
64 Cinnamon Bracken Warbler Bradypterus cinnamomeus   V V V
65 Cinnamon-breasted Bunting Emberiza tahapisi   V    
66 Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater Merops oreobates   V V V
67 Coastal Cisticola Cisticola haematocephalus V      
68 Common Buzzard Buteo buteo   V V  
69 Common Fiscal Lanius collaris   V V  
70 Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia V      
71 Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus   V V  
72 Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos V      
73 Common Swift Apus apus   V V V
74 Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild V V V V
75 Crested Barbet Trachyphonus vaillantii V V    
76 Crested Francolin Dendroperdix sephaena V V    
77 Crimson-rumped Waxbill Estrilda rhodopyga V V V V
78 Crowned Hornbill Tockus alboterminatus       V
79 Dark-backed Weaver Ploceus bicolor       V
80 Dark-capped Bulbul Pycnonotus tricolor   V V  
81 Dark-capped Yellow Warbler Inunda natalensis   V V V
82 D'Arnaud's Barbet Trachyphonus darnaudii V V    
83 Delegorgue's Pigeon Columba delegorguei        
84 Didric Cuckoo Chrysococcyx caprius V V    
85 Dusky Turtle-Dove Streptopelia lugens   V   V
86 Eastern Chanting-Goshawk Melierax poliopterus V V V V
87 Eastern Violet-backed Sunbird Anthreptes orientalis V V    
88 Emerald-spotted Wood-Dove Turtur chalcospilos V V V V
89 Eurasian Golden Oriole Oriolus oriolus V V V V
90 European Bee-eater Merops apiaster V V V  
91 European Honey-Buzzard Pernis apivorus V V V V
92 Evergreen Forest Warbler Bradypterus lopezi       V
93 Forest Batis Batis mixta       V
94 Fork-tailed Drongo Dicrurus adsimilis       V
95 Fülleborn's Boubou Laniarius fuelleborni       V
96 Fulvous Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna bicolor V      
97 Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus V      
98 Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus V      
99 Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus V      
100 Greater Honeyguide Indicator indicator V V V  
101 Greater Painted-snipe Rostratula benghalensis V      
102 Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus V      
103 Green Woodhoopoe Phoeniculus purpureus V V    
104 Green-winged Pytilia Pytilia melba V      
105 Grey Cuckooshrike Coracina caesia       V
106 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea V      
107 Grey Wren-Warbler Calamonastes simplex V V    
108 Grey-backed Camaroptera Camaroptera brevicaudata   V   V
109 Grey-headed Bushshrike Malaconotus blanchoti V V   V
110 Grey-headed Gull Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus V      
111 Grey-headed Kingfisher Halcyon leucocephala V      
112 Grey-headed Sparrow Passer griseus V V V  
113 Grosbeak Weaver Amblyospiza albifrons V      
114 Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica V      
115 Hadada Ibis Bostrychia hagedash V      
116 Hamerkop Scopus umbretta V      
117 Hartlaub's Turaco Tauraco hartlaubi       V
118 Hildebrandt's Francolin Pternistis hildebrandti V V V  
119 Horus Swift Apus horus   V V  
120 Hottentot Teal Anas hottentota V      
121 House Sparrow Passer domesticus     V  
122 Hunter's Sunbird Chalcomitra hunteri V      
123 Intermediate Egret Mesophoyx intermedia V      
124 Isabelline Wheatear Oenanthe isabellina V V V  
125 Jacobin Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus V V    
126 Jameson's Firefinch Lagonosticta rhodopareia V V    
127 Kenrick's Starling Poeoptera kenricki       V
128 Klaas's Cuckoo Chrysococcyx klaas       V
129 Knob-billed Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos V      
130 Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus   V V  
131 Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis       V
132 Lesser Honeyguide Indicator minor   V V V
133 Lesser Masked Weaver Ploceus intermedius V V    
134 Lesser Striped Swallow Cecropis abyssinica V V V  
135 Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus V V    
136 Little Bee-eater Merops pusillus V V    
137 Little Egret Egretta garzetta V      
138 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis V      
139 Little Sparrowhawk Accipiter minullus V V V V
140 Little Stint Calidris minuta V      
141 Little Swift Apus affinis   V V  
142 Long-billed Pipit Anthus similis   V V  
143 Long-crested Eagle Lophaetus occipitalis V      
144 Long-tailed Cormorant Microcarbo africanus V      
145 Long-tailed Fiscal Lanius cabanisi V V    
146 Madagascar Bee-eater Merops superciliosus V V    
147 Malachite Kingfisher Corythornis cristata V      
148 Malachite Sunbird Nectarinia famosa     V  
149 Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis V      
150 Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus V V V V
151 Mocking Cliff-Chat Thamnolaea cinnamomeiventris   V    
152 Mosque Swallow Cecropis senegalensis   V V  
153 Mottled Swift Apus aequatorialis   V    
154 Mountain Buzzard Buteo oreophilus       V
155 Mountain Greenbul Arizelocichla nigriceps       V
156 Moustached Tinkerbird Pogoniulus leucomystax       V
157 Namaqua Dove Oena capensis V V    
158 Northern Carmine Bee-eater Merops nubicus V V    
159 Northern Red-billed Hornbill Tockus erythrorhynchus V      
160 Nubian Woodpecker Campethera nubica V V    
161 Nyanza Swift Apus niansae   V V  
162 Olive Sunbird Cyanomitra olivacea       V
163 Olive Woodpecker Dendropicos griseocephalus       V
164 Orange-breasted Bushshrike Chlorophoneus sulfureopectus V V    
165 Oriole Finch Linurgus olivaceus       V
166 Pallid Honeyguide Indicator meliphilus   V V V
167 Pangani Longclaw Macronyx aurantiigula V V    
168 Parrot-billed Sparrow Passer gongonensis V      
169 Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus   V V  
170 Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta V      
171 Pied Crow Corvus albus V V V V
172 Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis V      
173 Pink-backed Pelican Pelecanus rufescens V      
174 Pin-tailed Whydah Vidua macroura V V   V
175 Purple Grenadier Granatina ianthinogaster V V    
176 Purple Heron Ardea purpurea V      
177 Rattling Cisticola Cisticola chiniana V V V  
178 Red-and-yellow Barbet Trachyphonus erythrocephalus V V    
179 Red-backed Mannikin Spermestes nigriceps       V
180 Red-billed Buffalo-Weaver Bubalornis niger V V    
181 Red-billed Firefinch Lagonosticta senegala V V V V
182 Red-billed Quelea Quelea quelea V V    
183 Red-billed Teal Anas erythrorhyncha V      
184 Red-capped Forest-Warbler Artisornis metopias x x x x
185 Red-cheeked Cordonbleu Uraeginthus bengalus   V V V
186 Red-chested Cuckoo Cuculus solitarius   V V V
187 Red-eyed Dove Streptopelia semitorquata V V    
188 Red-faced Crimsonwing Cryptospiza reichenovii     V V
189 Red-faced Crombec Sylvietta whytii V V    
190 Red-fronted Tinkerbird Pogoniulus pusillus V V    
191 Red-headed Weaver Anaplectes rubriceps V V    
192 Red-knobbed Coot Fulica cristata V      
193 Red-rumped Swallow Cecropis daurica   V V V
194 Red-winged Starling Onychognathus morio   V V  
195 Reichenow's Seedeater Crithagra reichenowi x x x x
196 Ring-necked Dove Streptopelia capicola V V   V
197 Rock Martin Ptyonoprogne fuligula   V V  
198 Rock-loving Cisticola Cisticola emini   V    
199 Rosy-patched Bushshrike Telophorus cruentus V V    
200 Rüppell's Vulture Gyps rueppellii V      
201 Ruff Philomachus pugnax V      
202 Rufous Chatterer Turdoides rubiginosa V V V  
203 Rufous-breasted Sparrowhawk Accipiter rufiventris     V V
204 Scarce Swift Schoutedenapus myoptilus     V V
205 Shelley's Greenbul Arizelocichla masukuensis       V
206 Silvery-cheeked Hornbill Bycanistes brevis       V
207 Slate-coloured Boubou Laniarius funebris V V V  
208 Somali Bunting Emberiza poliopleura V V    
209 Sombre Greenbul Andropadus importunus   V   V
210 Southern Citril Crithagra hyposticta   V    
211 Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus V V V V
212 Spectacled Weaver Ploceus ocularis   V V  
213 Spot-flanked Barbet Tricholaema lacrymosa V V   V
214 Spotted Morning-Thrush Cichladusa guttata x x x x
215 Spot-throat Modulatrix stictigula       V
216 Spur-winged Goose Plectropterus gambensis V      
217 Spur-winged Lapwing Vanellus spinosus V      
218 Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides V      
219 Square-tailed Nightjar Caprimulgus fossii V V    
220 Streaky Seedeater Crithagra striolata   V V V
221 Striated Heron Butorides striata V      
222 Striped Pipit Anthus lineiventris V V V  
223 Stripe-faced Greenbul Arizelocichla striifacies x x x x
224 Superb Starling Lamprotornis superbus V      
225 Taita Falcon Falco fasciinucha   V V  
226 Tambourine Dove Turtur tympanistria       V
227 Taveta Weaver Ploceus castaneiceps V      
228 Tawny-flanked Prinia Prinia subflava V V V  
229 Three-banded Plover Charadrius tricollaris V      
230 Trumpeter Hornbill Bycanistes bucinator V V    
231 Tsavo Sunbird Cinnyris tsavoensis V      
232 Usambara Akalat Sheppardia montana       V
233 Usambara Double-collared Sunbird Cinnyris usambaricus        
234 Usambara Nightjar Caprimulgus guttifer     V  
235 Usambara Thrush Turdus roehli       V
236 Variable Sunbird Cinnyris venustus     V  
237 Verreaux's Eagle Aquila verreauxii   V V  
238 Village Indigobird Vidua chalybeata V V V  
239 Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus V V V  
240 Von der Decken's Hornbill Tockus deckeni V      
241 Wahlberg's Eagle Aquila wahlbergi V V V  
242 Waller's Starling Onychognathus walleri       V
243 Water Thick-knee Burhinus vermiculatus V      
244 Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis V      
245 Western Great Egret Casmerodius albus V      
246 Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida V      
247 White Helmetshrike Prionops plumatus V V    
248 White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus V      
249 White-bellied Go-away-bird Corythaixoides leucogaster V      
250 White-browed Coucal Centropus superciliosus V V    
251 White-browed Robin-Chat Cossypha heuglini V V    
252 White-browed Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas leucophrys V V    
253 White-browed Sparrow-Weaver Plocepasser mahali V V    
254 White-chested Alethe Pseudalethe fuelleborni       V
255 White-eared Barbet Stactolaema leucotis       V
256 White-faced Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna viduata V      
257 White-headed Buffalo-Weaver Dinemellia dinemelli V V    
258 White-headed Mousebird Colius leucocephalus V V    
259 White-necked Raven Corvus albicollis V V V V
260 White-rumped Shrike Eurocephalus rueppelli x x x x
261 White-rumped Swift Apus caffer   V V  
262 White-starred Robin Pogonocichla stellata       V
263 White-tailed Crested-Flycatcher Elminia albonotatus V V   V
264 Wire-tailed Swallow Hirundo smithii V   V V
265 Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola V      
266 Yellow Bishop Euplectes capensis V V    
267 Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava V   V V
268 Yellow-bellied Waxbill Coccopygia quartinia     V V
269 Yellow-billed Stork Mycteria ibis V      
270 Yellow-breasted Apalis Apalis flavida   V V V
271 Yellow-spotted Petronia Gymnoris pyrgita V V    
272 Yellow-throated Woodland-Warbler Phylloscopus ruficapilla       V
273 Zanzibar Boubou Laniarius sublacteus X x x x
           
Spotted by Rui and Adelaide Rebelo (Portugal) in Novermber 2013
African black swift, Apus barbatus (flocks)
African golden weaver, Ploceus subaureus
Amethyst sunbird, Chalcomitra amethystina
Augur buzzard, Buteo augur (1 adult)
Bar-throated apalis, Apalis thoracica (small flock)
Black saw-wing, Psalidoprocne holomelas (flocks)
Black-chested serpent eagle, Circaetus pectoralis (2 individuals)
Black-fronted bush-shrike, Malaconotus nigrifrons (2-3)
Cape robin-chat, Cossypha caffra
Cape robin-chat, Cossypha caffra (several)
Cape rook, Corvus capensis (1)
Cinnamon-breasted bee-eater, Merops oreobates (2)
Cliff/ Mambo View Point
Common bulbul, Pycnonotus barbatus
Common stonechat, Saxicola torquata
Forest batis, Batis mixta (a couple)
Grassland pipit, Anthus cinnamomeus (1)
Hartlaub’s turaco, Tauraco hartlaubi (several)
Lanner falcon, Falco biarmicus (3 individuals)
Little swift, Apus affinis (flocks)
Mambo View Point species list – 33 species.
Montane white-eye, Zosterops poliogaster (flock)
Red-chested cuckoo, Cuculus solitarius (several)
Red-winged starling, Onychognathus morio (flocks)
Red-winged starling, Onychognathus morio (flocks)
Rock martin, Hirundo fuligula (flocks)
Shayagu forest (and surroundings)
Silvery-cheeked hornbill, Bycanistes brevis (2)
Streaky seedeater, Serinus striolatus
Tawny eagle, Aquila rapax (1 adult)
Tropical boubou, Laniarius aethiopicus
Usambara akalat, Sheppardia montana (2)
Usambara double-collared sunbird, Cynniris mediocris usambarae (several)
Variable sunbird, Cynniris venusta
Verreaux’s eagle, Aquila verreauxii (1 adult)
White-naped raven, Corvus albicollis (3)
White-starred robin, Pogonocichla stellata
White-tailed crested flycatcher, Trochocercus albonotatus (2)