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
Bahama Swallow Bahamas, Cuba
Baird's Trogon Costa Rica, Panama
Bay-breasted Cuckoo Dominican Republic, Haiti
Bearded Screech-owl Guatemala
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 Rail Central America
Black Solitary Eagle Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama
Black-capped Petrel Central America
Black-tailed Godwit Central America
Blue-headed Quail-dove Cuba
Brown Pelican Coastal Central and South America, West Indies
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Central America
Cerulean Warbler Bahamas, Belize, Costa Rica, Cuba, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Netherlands Antilles, Panama
Cuban Black Hawk Cuba
Cuban Parrot West Indies (Cuba, Bahamas, Caymans)
Elegant Tern Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
Elfin-woods Warbler Puerto Rico
Eskimo Curlew Alaska and Northern Canada to Argentina
Eurasian Curlew Central America
Galapagos Petrel Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama
Golden-cheeked Wood Warbler Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua
Golden-winged Warbler Central America
Great Curassow Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
Great Green Macaw Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
Grenada Dove West Indies (Grenada)
Harpy Eagle Mexico south to Argentina
Hispaniolan Amazon Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands (British and US)
Hispaniolan Parakeet Dominican Republic, Haiti
Hispaniolan Trogon Dominican Republic, Haiti
Horned Guan Guatemala
Imperial Parrot West Indies (Dominica)
Ivory-billed Woodpecker Cuba
Juan Fernandez Petrel Costa Rica
Kirtland's Wood Warbler Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Islands
La Selle Thrush Dominican Republic, Haiti
Least Tern Bahamas, Central America (winters), Greater and Lesser Antilles
Northern Aplomado Falcon Guatemala
Ocellated Turkey Belize, Guatemala
Olive-sided Flycatcher Central and South America
Painted Bunting Central America
Pink-footed Shearwater Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua
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-necked Parrot West Indies (Dominica)
Resplendent Quetzal Mexico to Panama
Ridgway's Hawk Dominican Republic
Russet-crowned Quail-dove Panama
Sandhill Crane West Indies (Cuba)
Semper's Warbler West Indies (St. Lucia)
Sooty Shearwater Central America
St. Lucia Parrot West Indies (St. Lucia)
St. Vincent Parrot West Indies (St. Vincent)
Tacarcuna Wood-quail Panama
Trindade Petrel Puerto Rico
Trinidad White-headed Curassow Trinidad and Tobago
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
White-crowned Pigeon Central America
White-necked Crow Dominican Republic, Haiti, Puerto Rico
Yellow-shouldered Blackbird Puerto Rico
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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