This is a list of the bird species recorded in Ethiopia. The fauna of Ethiopia include a total of 924 species, of which 23 are endemic and three are rare or accidental.This list’s taxonomic treatment (designation and sequence of orders, families and species) and nomenclature (common and scientific names) follow the conventions of The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World, 6th edition.
The family accounts at the beginning of each heading reflect this taxonomy, as do the species counts found in each family account. Accidental species are included in the total species count for Ethiopia.
The following tags have been used to highlight several categories. The commonly occurring native species do not fall into any of these categories.
- (A) Accidental – a species that rarely or accidentally occurs in Ethiopia
- (E) Endemic – a species endemic to Ethiopia