Endangered Birds of Africa
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Common Name Range ***
Abbott's Starling Kenya, Tanzania
Aberdare Cisticola Kenya
Abyssinian Longclaw Ethiopia
African Black Oystercatcher Angola, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa
African Gray Parrot Africa
African Green Broadbill Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Uganda
African Penguin Angola, Gabon, Mozambique, Namibia, Republic of Congo, South Africa
African Skimmer Africa
Agulhas Long-billed Lark South Africa
Alaotra Grebe Madagascar
Albertine Owlet Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda
Aldabra Brush Warbler Indian Ocean (Seychelles - Aldabra Island)
Aldabra Drongo Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Algerian Nuthatch Algeria
Amani Sunbird Kenya, Tanzania
Amber Mountain Rock-thrush Madagascar
Anambra Waxbill Nigeria
Angola Cave-chat Angola
Anjouan Island Sparrowhawk Indian Ocean (Comoro Islands)
Anjouan Scops Owl Indian Ocean (Comoro Islands)
Ankober Serin Ethiopia
Annobon White-eye Equatorial Guinea
Appert's Tetraka Madagascar
Aquatic Warbler Senegal
Archer's Lark Somalia
Ash's Lark Somalia
Asian Dowitcher Africa
Atlantic Petrel Namibia, South Africa
Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross Angola, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa
Audouin's Gull Africa
Baer's Pochard Asia, vagrant populations in Pakistan and the Philippines
Balearic Shearwater Africa
Banded Green Sunbird Tanzania
Banded Wattle-eye Cameroon
Bangwa Forest Warbler Cameroon, Nigeria
Bank Cormorant Namibia, South Africa
Bannerman's Turaco Cameroon
Bannerman's Weaver Cameroon, Nigeria
Barau's Petrel Indian Ocean (Reunion)
Basra Reed Warbler Botswana, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda
Bates's Weaver Cameroon
Beaudouin's Snake-eagle Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Gambia, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, Uganda
Bedford's Paradise-flycatcher Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Bernier's Vanga Madagascar
Black Crowned-crane Africa
Black Harrier Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland
Black-browed Albatross Africa
Black-cheeked Lovebird Zambia
Black-headed Rufous Warbler Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Black-tailed Godwit Africa
Black-winged Pratincole Africa to Asia
Blue Bustard Lesotho, South Africa
Blue Crane Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe
Blue Swallow Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Blue-winged Goose Ethiopia
Botha's Lark South Africa
Brown Mesite Madagascar
Brown-cheeked Hornbill Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Togo
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Africa
Buller's Albatross South Africa
Bulo Burti Bush-shrike Somalia
Bush Blackcap South Africa, Swaziland
Cameroon Montane Greenbul Cameroon, Nigeria
Cape Cormorant Angola, Mozambique, Namibia, Republic of Congo, South Africa
Cape Gannet Africa
Cape Verde Shearwater Cape Verde
Cape Verde Warbler Cape Verde
Cape Vulture Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Chapin's Flycatcher Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Kenya, Uganda
Chapin's Mountain-babbler Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Chestnut-banded Plover Angola, Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Cinderella Waxbill Angola, Namibia
Cinereous Bunting Eritrea
Cinereous Vulture Africa
Clarke's Weaver Kenya
Comoro Olive-pigeon Indian Ocean (Comoros), Mayotte
Congo Bay-owl Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda
Congo Peafowl Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Copper-tailed Glossy-starling Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Corncrake Africa to Asia
Crossley's Ground-thrush Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Nigeria, Republic of Congo
Crowned Cormorant Namibia, South Africa
Dalmatian Pelican Africa
Damara Tern Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Namibia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, South Africa, Togo
Dapple-throat Mozambique, Tanzania
Dartford Warbler Africa
Degodi Lark Ethiopia
Denham's Bustard Africa
Dja River Warbler Cameroon, Central African Republic, Gabon
Djibouti Francolin Djibouti
Dusky Tetraka Madagascar
Dwarf Honeyguide Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
Dwarf Olive Ibis Sao Tome and Principe
East Coast Akalat Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania
Eastern Imperial Eagle Algeria, Morocco
Egyptian Vulture Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East
Ethiopian Bush-crow Ethiopia
Eurasian Curlew Africa
Eurasian Peregrine Falcon Eurasia south to Africa and Mideast
Fea's Petrel Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Morocco, Senegal, Western Sahara
Fernando Po Speirops Equatorial Guinea
Ferruginous Duck Africa
Fischer's Lovebird Tanzania
Fischer's Turaco Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania
Forest Ground-thrush Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Uganda
Fox's Weaver Uganda
Gabela Akalat Angola
Gabela Bush-shrike Angola
Gabela Helmet-shrike Angola
Gabon Batis Cameroon, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon
Gentoo Penguin Africa
Gola Malimbe Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Golden-naped Weaver Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Uganda
Grand Comoro Drongo Indian Ocean (Comoros)
Grand Comoro Flycatcher Indian Ocean (Comoro Islands)
Grand Comoro Scops-owl Indian Ocean (Comoros)
Grauer's Cuckooshrike Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Uganda
Grauer's Swamp Warbler Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
Gray Petrel Africa
Gray-crested Helmet-shrike Kenya, Tanzania
Gray-headed Albatross Africa
Gray-necked Rockfowl Cameroon, Gabon
Great Bustard Africa
Great Snipe Africa
Greater Spotted Eagle Africa
Green-breasted Bush-shrike Cameroon, Nigeria
Green-tailed Bristlebill Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Grey-crowned Tetraka Madagascar
Grey-headed Greenbul Cameroon, Nigeria
Grey-striped Francolin Angola
Harwood's Francolin Ethiopia
Helmet Vanga Madagascar
Henst's Goshawk Madagascar
Hinde's Pied-babbler Kenya
Houbara Bustard Africa
Ibadan Malimbe Nigeria
Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross Africa
Iringa Ground Robin Tanzania
Itombwe Nightjar Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Jackson's Widowbird Kenya, Tanzania
Jouanin's Petrel Somalia
Karamoja Apalis Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
Kerguelen Tern South Africa
Kilombero Weaver Tanzania
Kipengere Seedeater Tanzania
Kivu Ground-thrush Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
Knysna Warbler South Africa
Knysna Woodpecker South Africa
Kungwe Apalis Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Tanzania
Lagden's Bush-shrike Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ghana, Liberia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Uganda
Lappet-faced Vulture Africa
Lesser Flamingo Africa
Lesser Kestrel Africa
Liberian Greenbul Liberia
Light-mantled Albatross Mauritius, South Africa
Lilian's Lovebird Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Little Brown Bustard Ethiopia, Somalia
Little Bustard Africa
Loango Slender-billed Weaver Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Gabon, Republic of Congo
Long-billed Apalis Mozambique, Tanzania
Long-tailed Ground Roller Malagasy Republic (Madagascar)
Loveridge's Sunbird Tanzania
Macaroni Penguin Africa
Maccoa Duck Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Madagascar Crested Ibis Madagascar
Madagascar Harrier Indian Ocean (Comoros), Madagascar
Madagascar Heron Indian Ocean (Comoro Islands), Madagascar, Mayotte
Madagascar Little Grebe Madagascar
Madagascar Plover Madagascar
Madagascar Pochard Madagascar
Madagascar Pond-heron Africa
Madagascar Pratincole Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Somalia, Tanzania
Madagascar Rail Madagascar
Madagascar Red Owl Madagascar
Madagascar Sacred Ibis Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Madagascar
Madagascar Sea Eagle Madagascar
Madagascar Serpent Eagle Madagascar
Madagascar Snipe Madagascar
Madagascar Sparrowhawk Madagascar
Madagascar Teal Madagascar
Madagascar Yellowbrow Madagascar
Malindi Pipit Kenya, Somalia
Marbled Teal Africa
Maroon Pigeon Sao Tome and Principe
Marungu Sunbird Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Mascarene Black Petrel Indian Ocean (Mauritius - Reunion Island)
Mascarene Swiftlet Mauritius
Mauritius Cuckoo-shrike Indian Ocean (Mauritius)
Mauritius Fody Indian Ocean (Mauritius)
Mauritius Kestrel Indian Ocean (Mauritius)
Mauritius Olivaceous Bulbul Indian Ocean (Mauritius)
Mauritius Olive White-eye Mauritius
Mauritius Parakeet Indian Ocean (Mauritius)
Mayotte Drongo Mayotte
Meller's Duck Madagascar, Mauritius
Melodious Lark Botswana, South Africa, Zimbabwe
Moheli Scops-owl Indian Ocean (Comoros)
Morden's Owlet Kenya
Moreau's Sunbird Tanzania
Mount Cameroon Francolin Cameroon
Mount Cameroon Speirops Cameroon
Mount Karthala White-eye Indian Ocean (Comoros)
Mount Kupe Bush-shrike Cameroon
Mrs. Moreau's Warbler Tanzania
Nahan's Francolin Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Uganda
Namuli Apalis Mozambique
Nechisar Nightjar Ethiopia
Neergaard's Sunbird Mozambique, South Africa
Nimba Flycatcher Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Northern Bald Ibis Africa
Northern Giant-petrel Africa
Northern Royal Albatross Africa
Nubian Bustard Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Sudan
Olive-headed Weaver Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia
Orange-breasted Bush-shrike Angola
Ostrich Spanish Sahara
Pallid Harrier Africa
Papyrus Gonolek Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda
Papyrus Yellow Warbler Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
Pemba Green-pigeon Tanzania
Pemba Scops-owl Tanzania
Pink Pigeon Indian Ocean (Mauritius)
Plain-backed Sunbird Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
Pollen's Vanga Madagascar
Prigogine's Greenbul Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Prince Ruspoli's Turaco Ethiopia
Principe Speirops Sao Tome and Principe
Pulitzer's Longbill Angola
Raso Lark Atlantic Ocean (Raso Island - Cape Verde)
Red Kite Africa
Red Lark South Africa
Red-collared Mountain-babbler Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda
Red-faced Barbet Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda
Red-fronted Antpecker Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Red-shouldered Vanga Madagascar
Red-tailed Newtonia Madagascar
Reunion Cuckoo-shrike Indian Ocean (Reunion)
Reunion Harrier Indian Ocean (Reunion)
Ring-necked Francolin Burundi, Cameroon, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda
Rockefeller's Sunbird Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Rodrigues Fody Indian Ocean (Rodrigues Island - Mauritius)
Rodrigues Warbler Mauritius (Rodrigues Islands)
Rouget's Rail Eritrea, Ethiopia
Rubeho Akalat Tanzania
Rudd's Lark South Africa
Rueppell's Vulture Africa
Rufous Fishing-owl Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Rufous-headed Ground-roller Madagascar
Rufous-winged Illadopsis Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Senegal, Sierra Leone
Rufous-winged Sunbird Tanzania
Sakalava Rail Madagascar
Saker Falcon Africa
Salvadori's Serin Ethiopia
Salvin's Albatross Namibia, South Africa
Sao Tome Fiscal Shrike Sao Tome and Principe
Sao Tome Giant Sunbird Sao Tome and Principe
Sao Tome Grosbeak Sao Tome and Principe
Sao Tome Oriole Sao Tome and Principe
Sao Tome Scops-owl Sao Tome and Principe
Sao Tome Short-tail Sao Tome and Principe
Sao Tome Thrush Sao Tome and Principe
Sao Tome White-eye Sao Tome and Principe
Scaly Ground-roller Madagascar
Schlegel's Asity Madagascar
Schouteden's Swift Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Sclater's Lark Namibia, South Africa
Semi-collared Flycatcher Africa
Seychelles Fody Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Seychelles Kestrel Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Seychelles Lesser Vasa Parrot Indian Ocean (Seychelles - Praslin Island)
Seychelles Magpie-robin Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Seychelles Scops Owl Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Seychelles Swiftlet Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Seychelles Turtle Dove Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Seychelles Warbler Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Seychelles White-eye Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Sharpe's Longclaw Kenya
Shelley's Crimson-wing Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
Shelley's Eagle-owl Africa
Shoebill Burundi, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
Short-legged Ground-roller Madagascar
Shy Albatross South Africa
Sidamo Lark Ethiopia
Slaty Egret Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Slender-billed Curlew Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
Slender-billed Flufftail Madagascar
Sociable Lapwing Africa
Socotra Cormorant Eritrea, Somalia
Sokoke Pipit Kenya, Tanzania
Somali Grosbeak Somalia
Somali Thrush Somalia
Sooty Albatross South Africa
Sooty Falcon Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Libya
Sooty Shearwater Africa
Southern Bald Ibis Lesotho, South Africa, Swaziland
Southern Banded Snake-eagle Kenya, Mozambique, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
Southern Giant-petrel Africa
Southern Rockhopper Penguin Southern Africa
Southern Royal Albatross Africa
Spectacled Petrel Angola, Namibia, South Africa
Spotted Ground-thrush Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania
Stierling's Woodpecker Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania
Subdesert Mesite Madagascar
Swierstra's Francolin Angola
Swynnerton's Forest Robin Mozambique, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
Syrian Serin Egypt
Taita Apalis Kenya
Taita Falcon Botswana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Taita Thrush Kenya
Thyolo Alethe Malawi, Mozambique
Trindade Petrel Mauritius
Tristan Albatross Angola, Namibia, South Africa
Turner's Eremomela Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Kenya, Uganda
Udzungwa Forest-partridge Tanzania
Uluguru Bush-shrike Tanzania
Ursula's Mouse-coloured Sunbird Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea
Usambara Akalat Tanzania
Usambara Eagle-owl Tanzania
Usambara Hyliota Tanzania
Usambara Weaver Tanzania
Van Dam's Vanga Madagascar
Verreaux's Coua Madagascar
Wandering Albatross Africa
Warsangli Linnet Somalia
Wattled Crane Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ethiopia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Wedge-tailed Jery Madagascar
Western Wattled Cuckooshrike Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
White-backed Vulture Africa
White-breasted Guineafowl Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Sierra Leone
White-breasted Mesite Madagascar
White-capped Albatross Namibia, South Africa
White-chinned Petrel Africa
White-eyed Gull Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Somalia, Sudan
White-eyed Prinia Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
White-fronted Wattle-eye Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
White-headed Duck Africa to Asia
White-headed Robin-chat Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
White-headed Vulture Africa
White-naped Pigeon Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Sudan, Uganda
White-necked Rockfowl Africa (Togo to Sierra Leone)
White-tailed Swallow Ethiopia
White-tailed Warbler Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria
White-throated Mountain-babbler Cameroon, Nigeria
White-winged Apalis Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania
White-winged Collared-dove Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia
White-winged Flufftail Ethiopia, South Africa, Zimbabwe
Yelkouan Shearwater Africa
Yellow-bearded Greenbul Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Yellow-bellied Sunbird-asity Madagascar
Yellow-breasted Pipit Lesotho, South Africa
Yellow-casqued Wattled Hornbill Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
Yellow-crested Helmet-shrike Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Yellow-legged Weaver Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Yellow-throated Apalis Malawi
Yellow-throated Seedeater Ethiopia
Zambian Barbet Zambia

**What birds are listed here?:

The Africa section of this site lists the folllowing birds appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Birds that dwell in or migrate to any nation or region found on the African continent.
  • Birds dwelling in or that travel to the Mediterranean Sea and any islands located in the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Birds dwelling in or that migrate to Madagascar and nearby islands (to the southwest of India or east of Madagascar).
  • Birds dwelling in or that migrate to North Atlantic islands off the western coast of Africa.

Disclaimer:
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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