Tanzanian Birds & Butterflies

This website displays photos of 1069 Tanzanian bird species and 473 butterfly species. Most photos 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 or by using the search box; the butterflies, from a list of scientific names, a photo ID page or the search box.

There are distribution maps from the Tanzania Bird Atlas, breeding range maps from The Copenhagen Database of the Zoological Museum at the University of Copenhagen, and links to bird calls at xeno-canto and The Macaulay Library.



All unattributed bird images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-23 David Peterson or Ron Eggert

All unattributed butterfly images on this website are:
copyright © 2013-23 Trude Peterson

All other images are the property of the indicated photographers

Contact: tanzaniabirds@gmail.com