Endangered Birds of Central America
Show birds in Central America with profiles available.
Show all birds of concern in Central America.
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Common Name Range ***
Atitlan Grebe Guatemala
Azure-rumped Tanager Guatemala
Bahama Swallow Bahamas, Cuba
Baird's Trogon Costa Rica, Panama
Barbados Yellow Warbler West Indies (Barbados)
Barbuda Warbler Antigua, Barbuda
Bare-necked Umbrellabird Costa Rica, Panama
Bay-breasted Cuckoo Dominican Republic, Haiti
Bearded Screech-owl Guatemala
Beautiful Treerunner Panama
Bee Hummingbird Bahamas, Cuba
Bell's Vireo El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua
Belted Flycatcher El Salvador, Guatemala
Bicknell's Thrush Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico
Black Catbird Belize, Guatemala
Black Guan Costa Rica, Panama
Black Rail Central America
Black Solitary Eagle Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama
Black-billed Amazon Jamaica
Black-billed Flycatcher Panama
Black-capped Petrel Central America
Black-cheeked Ant-tanager Costa Rica
Black-tailed Godwit Central America
Blue Mountain Vireo Jamaica
Blue-and-gold Tanager Costa Rica, Panama
Blue-headed Quail-dove Cuba
Brown Pelican Coastal Central and South America, West Indies
Brown-backed Dove Panama
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Central America
Caribbean Coot Central America
Cerulean Warbler Bahamas, Belize, Costa Rica, Cuba, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Netherlands Antilles, Panama
Chat Tanager Dominican Republic, Haiti
Choco Tinamou Panama
Cocos Cuckoo Costa Rica
Cocos Flycatcher Costa Rica
Cocos Island Finch Costa Rica
Crested Quail-dove Jamaica
Cuban Black Hawk Cuba
Cuban Kite Cuba
Cuban Parakeet Cuba
Cuban Parrot West Indies (Cuba, Bahamas, Caymans)
Cuban Solitaire Cuba
Cuban Sparrow Cuba
Elegant Tern Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
Elfin-woods Warbler Puerto Rico
Eskimo Curlew Alaska and Northern Canada to Argentina
Euler's Flycatcher West Indies (Grenada)
Eurasian Curlew Central America
Fernandina's Flicker Cuba
Forest Thrush Guadeloupe, Montserrat, West Indies (Dominica), West Indies (St. Lucia)
Galapagos Petrel Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama
Giant Kingbird Cuba
Glow-throated Hummingbird Panama
Golden Swallow Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica
Golden-cheeked Wood Warbler Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua
Golden-winged Warbler Central America
Gray-crowned Palm-tanager Dominican Republic, Haiti
Gray-headed Quail-dove Cuba, Dominican Republic
Great Curassow Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
Great Green Macaw Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
Green-naped Tanager Panama
Grenada Dove West Indies (Grenada)
Guadeloupe Woodpecker Guadeloupe
Guanay Cormorant Panama
Guianan Crested Eagle Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
Gundlach's Hawk Cuba
Harpy Eagle Mexico south to Argentina
Heermann's Gull Guatemala
Highland Guan Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua
Hispaniolan Amazon Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands (British and US)
Hispaniolan Crossbill Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica
Hispaniolan Parakeet Dominican Republic, Haiti
Hispaniolan Trogon Dominican Republic, Haiti
Honduran Emerald Honduras
Hook-billed Kite West Indies (Cuba and Grenada)
Horned Guan Guatemala
House Wren West Indies (Guadeloupe and St. Lucia)
Imperial Parrot West Indies (Dominica)
Ivory-billed Woodpecker Cuba
Jamaica Petrel Jamaica
Jamaican Blackbird Jamaica
Jamaican Pauraque Jamaica
Juan Fernandez Petrel Costa Rica
Keel-billed Motmot Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua
Kirtland's Wood Warbler Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Islands
La Selle Thrush Dominican Republic, Haiti
Least Pauraque Dominican Republic, Haiti
Least Tern Bahamas, Central America (winters), Greater and Lesser Antilles
Mangrove Hummingbird Costa Rica
Martinique Oriole Martinique - West Indies
Martinique Trembler Martinique - West Indies
Montserrat Oriole Montserrat
Northern Aplomado Falcon Guatemala
Ocellated Quail El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua
Ocellated Turkey Belize, Guatemala
Olive-sided Flycatcher Central and South America
Orinoco Goose Jamaica, West Indies (Barbados)
Painted Bunting Central America
Palm Crow Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti
Parkinson's Petrel Central America
Pileated Flycatcher Guatemala
Pink-footed Shearwater Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua
Pink-headed Warbler Guatemala
Pirre Warbler Panama
Plain Pigeon Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico
Plumbeous Hawk Panama
Puerto Rican Broad-winged Hawk Puerto Rico
Puerto Rican Nightjar Puerto Rico
Puerto Rican Parrot Puerto Rico
Puerto Rican Sharp-shinned Hawk Puerto Rico
Red-crowned Parrot Puerto Rico
Red-fronted Parrotlet Costa Rica, Panama
Red-necked Parrot West Indies (Dominica)
Resplendent Quetzal Mexico to Panama
Ridgway's Hawk Dominican Republic
Ring-tailed Pigeon Jamaica
Rufous-cheeked Hummingbird Panama
Russet-crowned Quail-dove Panama
Saffron-headed Parrot Panama
Sandhill Crane West Indies (Cuba)
Semper's Warbler West Indies (St. Lucia)
Sooty Shearwater Central America
Spiny-faced Antshrike Panama
St. Lucia Black Finch West Indies (St. Lucia)
St. Lucia Oriole West Indies (St. Lucia)
St. Lucia Parrot West Indies (St. Lucia)
St. Vincent Parrot West Indies (St. Vincent)
Tacarcuna Tapaculo Panama
Tacarcuna Wood-quail Panama
Tawny-chested Flycatcher Costa Rica, Nicaragua
Three-wattled Bellbird Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
Trindade Petrel Puerto Rico
Trinidad White-headed Curassow Trinidad and Tobago
Turquoise Cotinga Costa Rica, Panama
Viridian Dacnis Panama
Vitelline Warbler Honduras, West Indies (Caymans)
West Indian Whistling-duck Antigua, Bahamas, Barbuda, British Virgin Islands, Caymans, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Turks and Caicos Islands, Virgin Islands
Whistling Warbler Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
White-breasted Thrasher West Indies (St. Lucia, Martinique)
White-crowned Pigeon Central America
White-necked Crow Dominican Republic, Haiti, Puerto Rico
White-tailed Sabrewing Trinidad and Tobago
White-winged Warbler Dominican Republic, Haiti
Yellow-billed Amazon Jamaica
Yellow-billed Cotinga Costa Rica, Panama
Yellow-green Finch Panama
Yellow-headed Parrot Belize, Guatemala
Yellow-shouldered Amazon Netherlands Antilles
Yellow-shouldered Blackbird Puerto Rico
Zapata Rail Cuba
Zapata Wren Cuba

**What birds are listed here?:

The Central America section of this site lists the folllowing birds appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Birds that dwell in or migrate to any region found in Central America and any nearby islands between North and South America.
  • Birds of the Caribbean Islands or Caribbean Sea.
  • Birds that dwell in or migrate to the West Indies (Jamaica, Bahamas, Trinidad, etc.).

This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total count of species found on this site as an official count of endangered species of the world is not recommended. For more information on what creatures are listed on this site, please visit our About EEC page.

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