Endemic Animals of Eswatini








Bush blackcap
Bush blackcap
The bush blackcap is a species of bird in the family Sylviidae. It is endemic to South Africa and Swaziland. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland. It is threatened by habitat loss.
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Bush blackcap
Chorister robin-chat
Chorister robin-chat
The chorister robin-chat is a species of bird in the family Muscicapidae. It is found in South Africa and Swaziland. Its distribution stretches from the southern Western Cape through the Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Swaziland and Mpumalanga to northern Limpopo.
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Chorister robin-chat
Forest canary
Forest canary
The forest canary is a species of finch in the family Fringillidae. It is found in South Africa and Swaziland. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.
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Forest canary
Southern tchagra
Southern tchagra
The southern tchagra is a passerine bird found in dense scrub and coastal bush in southern and south-eastern South Africa and Swaziland. This species is a bushshrike, a group closely related to the true shrikes in the family Laniidae, and formerly included in that family.
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Southern tchagra
Drakensberg prinia
Drakensberg prinia
The Drakensberg prinia or saffron-breasted prinia is a small passerine bird. It lives in eastern South Africa and Swaziland. It lives in the Drakensberg's forest edges, wooded gullies and bracken covered slopes. The Drakensberg prinia was formerly considered to be a subspecies P. m. hypoxantha of the Karoo prinia, P. maculosa.
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Drakensberg prinia
Hyperolius semidiscus
Hyperolius semidiscus
Hyperolius semidiscus is a species of frogs in the family Hyperoliidae. It is found in southern and eastern South Africa and in Eswatini, and it is likely to be present in Mozambique. Common names yellow-striped reed frog, yellow-flanked reed frog, and Hewitt's reed frog have been coined for it.
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Hyperolius semidiscus
Lycodonomorphus inornatus
Lycodonomorphus inornatus
Lycodonomorphus inornatus, commonly known as the olive house snake, the black house snake, and the olive ground snake, is a species of nonvenomous snake in the family Lamprophiidae. The species is endemic to southern Africa. It is a nocturnal snake with terrestrial habits.
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Lycodonomorphus inornatus
Transvaal grass lizard
Transvaal grass lizard
The Transvaal grass lizard, also known as the coppery grass lizard and Transvaal snake lizard is a species of lizard in the genus Chamaesaura. It is found in southern African grasslands and on slopes. The Transvaal grass lizard is ovoviparous. The scientific name refers to its copper colour. It was first described in 1843 by Fitzinger, based on specimens at the Natural History Museum in Berlin that were collected in South Africa by Ludwig Krebs.
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Transvaal grass lizard
Transvaal dwarf chameleon
Transvaal dwarf chameleon
The Transvaal dwarf chameleon is a chameleon native to South Africa, where it is found in forested areas of Mpumalanga and Limpopo provinces. It is also known as the Wolkberg dwarf chameleon, after the Wolkberg range.
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Transvaal dwarf chameleon
Striped harlequin snake
Striped harlequin snake
The striped harlequin snake is a species of snake in the family Lamprophiidae and subfamily Atractaspidinae, which is sometimes elevated to the rank of family . It is found in South Africa and Swaziland.
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Striped harlequin snake
Yellow-bellied house snake
Yellow-bellied house snake
The yellow-bellied house snake,, is a species of snake in the family Colubridae . It is endemic to South Africa.
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Yellow-bellied house snake
Leptotyphlops telloi
Leptotyphlops telloi
Leptotyphlops telloi, also known commonly as Tello's threadsnake or Tello's worm snake, is a species of snake in the family Leptotyphlopidae. The species is indigenous to southern Africa.
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Leptotyphlops telloi
Tete veld aethomys
Tete veld aethomys
The Tete veld aethomys or Tete veld rat is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in South Africa and Eswatini. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, shrubland, and grassland. The common name refers to the type locality, Tete, on the Zambesi River.
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Tete veld aethomys