Endangered Birds of Central America
Show birds in Central America with profiles available.
Show all birds of concern in Central America.
Click on the species name to view its profile.

Common Name Range ***
Black-tailed Godwit Central America
Brown Pelican Coastal Central and South America, West Indies
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Central America
Cuban Parrot West Indies (Cuba, Bahamas, Caymans)
Eskimo Curlew Alaska and Northern Canada to Argentina
Harpy Eagle Mexico south to Argentina
Ivory-billed Woodpecker Cuba
Least Tern Bahamas, Central America (winters), Greater and Lesser Antilles
Resplendent Quetzal Mexico to Panama

More endangered creatures in Central America:

Mammals | Birds | Reptiles | Amphibians | Fishes | Insects | Centipedes | Arachnids | Worms | Clams | Crustaceans | Snails | Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones | Plants

**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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