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Birds
Common Name Range ***
Altamira YellowthroatMexico
Amsterdam AlbatrossIndian Ocean (Amsterdam Island), United States/US Territory
Ashy Storm-petrelCalifornia, Ecuador, Mexico
Atlantic PetrelArgentina, Brazil, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Namibia, South Africa, St. Helena, United States/US Territory, Uruguay
Azure-rumped TanagerGuatemala, Mexico
Bachman's SparrowUnited States
Bachman's Wood WarblerCanada, Southeastern USA
Bahama SwallowBahamas, Cuba, Florida
Balearic ShearwaterAfrica, Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States)
Balsas Screech-owlMexico
Bearded Screech-owlGuatemala, Mexico
Bearded Wood-partridgeMexico
Belding's YellowthroatMexico
Bell's VireoCalifornia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
Belted FlycatcherEl Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico
Bendire's ThrasherArizona, California, Canada, Mexico, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah
Bicknell's ThrushCanada, Connecticut, Cuba, Delaware, Dominican Republic, Georgia, Haiti, Jamaica, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia
Black CatbirdBelize, Guatemala, Mexico
Black RailCentral America, North America (including United States), South America
Black Solitary EagleArgentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Venezuela
Black-capped PetrelCentral America, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
Black-capped VireoKansas, Louisiana, Mexico, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas
Black-footed AlbatrossAsia, Canada, New Zealand, United States and Minor Outlying Islands (including Hawaii)
Black-polled YellowthroatMexico
Black-tailed GodwitAfrica, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic
Black-vented ShearwaterMexico, United States (California)
Blue-capped HummingbirdMexico
Bristle-thighed CurlewAmerican Samoa, Asia, Australia, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic, South America
Brown PelicanCoastal Central and South America, USA (Carolinas to Texas, California, Oregon, Washington), West Indies
Buff-breasted SandpiperAfrica, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
Buller's ShearwaterAmerican Samoa, Asia, Australia, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
California CondorCalifornia
Campbell Island ShagNebraska
Cape Sable Seaside SparrowFlorida
Caribbean CootCentral America, North America (United States Territory), South America
Cassin's FinchCanada, Mexico, United States
Cerulean WarblerBahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Netherlands Antilles, Panama, Peru, United States, Venezuela
Chestnut-collared LongspurNorth America (including United States)
Cinnamon-tailed SparrowMexico
Clapper RailArizona, California
Clarion WrenMexico
Colima WarblerMexico, Texas
Collared PetrelAustralia, North America, Oceanic, South America
Cook's PetrelAmerican Samoa, Australia (Norfolk Island), Chile, Cook Islands, French Polynesia, Mexico, New Zealand, Niue, Pitcairn, United States and Minor Outlying Islands, Wallis and Futuna
Cozumel ThrasherMexico
Craveri's MurreletCalifornia, Mexico
Dwarf JayMexico
Eared QuetzalArizona, Mexico, New Mexico
Elegant TernBelgium, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), France, Guatemala, Honduras, Ireland, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, United States, United States Minor Outlying Islands
Elfin-woods WarblerPuerto Rico
Emperor GooseAlaska, Canada, Russia
Eskimo CurlewAlaska and Northern Canada to Argentina
Eurasian CurlewAfrica, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Everglade Snail KiteFlorida
Fea's PetrelCape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Ireland, Israel, Morocco, Portugal, Senegal, Spain, United Kingdom, United States, Western Sahara
Florida Grasshopper SparrowFlorida
Florida Scrub-jayFlorida
Galapagos PetrelColombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador (Galapagos Islands), El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Philippines
Golden-cheeked Wood WarblerBelize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Texas
Golden-winged WarblerCentral America, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
Great CurassowBelize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
Greater Prairie-chickenCanada, United States
Greater Sage-grouseCanada, United States
Greenland White-tailed EagleGreenland and adjacent Atlantic islands
Guadalupe Storm-petrelMexico
Gunnison Sage GrouseColorado, Utah
Harpy EagleMexico south to Argentina
Hawaiian PetrelFrench Polynesia, Hawaii, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Philippines, United States and Minor Outlying Islands
Heermann's GullArizona, California, Canada, Guatemala, Mexico, Oregon, Washington
Henslow's SparrowCanada, United States
Highland GuanGuatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
Hispaniolan AmazonDominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands (British and US)
Horned GuanGuatemala, Mexico
Humboldt PenguinChile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, United States/US Territory
Imperial WoodpeckerMexico
Island Scrub-jayCalifornia
Ivory GullAsia, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic
Ivory-billed WoodpeckerCuba, USA (southcentral and southeastern)
Juan Fernandez PetrelAustralia, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Polynesia, French Southern Territories, Guam, Japan, Kiribati, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Pitcairn, United States
Keel-billed MotmotBelize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
Kirtland's Wood WarblerBahamas, Bermuda - North Atlantic Ocean, Canada, Michigan, South Carolina, Turks and Caicos Islands, Wisconsin
Kittlitz's MurreletCanada, Japan, Russia, United States
Laysan AlbatrossAlaska, Australia (Norfolk Island), California, Canada, Federated States of Micronesia, Hawaii, Japan, Marshall Islands, Mexico, New Zealand, Northern Mariana Islands, Oregon, Washington
Least TernBahamas, Central America (winters), Greater and Lesser Antilles, Mexico, Northern South America, USA (California, including the Miss. R. Basin), Atlantic Gulf Coasts
Lesser Prairie-chickenColorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas
Lesser White-fronted GooseAsia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory)
Lilac-crowned AmazonMexico
Long-tailed SabrewingMexico
Marbled MurreletCanada, Mexico, United States
Maroon-fronted ParrotMexico
Mckay's BuntingCanada, Oregon, Washington
Merriam's Montezuma QuailMexico (Vera Cruz)
Mexican SheartailMexico
Mexican WoodnymphMexico
Micronesian Imperial-pigeonFederated States of Micronesia, Marshall Islands, Palau
Military MacawArgentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela
Mottled PetrelAntarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, Oceanic, South America
Mountain PloverCanada, Mexico, United States
Nava's WrenMexico
Newell's ShearwaterAmerican Samoa, Australia, Kiribati, United States Minor Outlying Islands (Hawaii)
Northern Aplomado FalconArizona, Guatemala, Mexico, New Mexico, Texas
Northern BobwhiteArizona, Mexico (Sonora)
Oaxaca SparrowMexico
Ocellated QuailEl Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
Ocellated TurkeyBelize, Guatemala, Mexico
Olive-sided FlycatcherCentral and South America, North America (including United States)
Painted BuntingCentral America, North America (including United States)
Parkinson's PetrelAustralia, Central America, North America, Oceanic, South America
Pileated FlycatcherGuatemala, Mexico
Pink-footed ShearwaterArgentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Peru, United States
Pink-headed WarblerGuatemala, Mexico
Pinyon JayUnited States
Piping PloverCanada, USA - Great Lakes Watershed
Plain PigeonDominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico
Providence PetrelAsia, Australia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Puerto Rican Broad-winged HawkPuerto Rico
Puerto Rican NightjarPuerto Rico
Puerto Rican ParrotPuerto Rico
Puerto Rican Sharp-shinned HawkPuerto Rico
Pycroft's PetrelJapan, New Zealand, United States and Minor Outlying Islands, Wallis and Futuna
Red-cockaded WoodpeckerUSA (southcentral and southeastern)
Red-crowned ParrotMexico, Puerto Rico, US (TX, FL, CA)
Red-headed WoodpeckerCanada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
Red-legged KittiwakeAlaska, Canada, Japan
Resplendent QuetzalMexico to Panama
Rose-bellied BuntingMexico
Roseate TernNortheastern USA
Rusty BlackbirdSaint Pierre and Miquelon, United States
Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed SparrowCanada, United States
San Clemente Loggerhead ShrikeCalifornia
Sandhill CraneMississippi, West Indies (Cuba)
Short-crested CoquetteMexico
Short-tailed AlbatrossAsia, Europe, North America (including United States Territory)
Sierra Madre SparrowMexico
Slender-billed GrackleMexico
Socorro DoveMexico
Socorro MockingbirdMexico (Socorro Island)
Socorro ParakeetMexico
Socorro WrenMexico
Sooty ShearwaterAfrica, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
Southwestern Willow FlycatcherArizona, California, Colorado, Mexico, New Mexico, Texas, Utah
Spoon-billed SandpiperBangladesh, Canada, China, India, Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United States (Alaska), Vietnam
Spotted OwlArizona, California, Canada, Mexico, New Mexico, Texas
Sprague's PipitCanada, Mexico, United States
Stejneger's PetrelChile, Federated States of Micronesia, French Polynesia, Guam, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, New Zealand, Northern Mariana Islands, United States, United States Minor Outlying Islands
Steller's EiderAsia, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
Steller's Sea-eagleChina, Japan, Korea, United States
Sumichrast's WrenMexico
Thick-billed ParrotArizona, Mexico, New Mexico
Townsend's ShearwaterGuam, Mexico, Northern Mariana Islands, United States Minor Outlying Islands (Hawaii)
Tricolored BlackbirdMexico, United States (California)
Trindade PetrelArgentina, Brazil, Mauritius, Portugal, Puerto Rico
Tufted JayMexico
Tuxtla Quail-doveMexico
West Indian Whistling-duckAntigua, 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 PigeonCentral America, North America (including United States), South America
White-necked CrowDominican Republic, Haiti, Puerto Rico
White-necked PetrelAsia, Australia, North America (including United States), Oceanic
White-tailed HummingbirdMexico
White-throated JayMexico
Whooping CraneCanada, Mexico, USA (Rocky Mountains east to Carolinas)
Wood StorkAlabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina
Worthen's SparrowMexico
Xantus's MurreletCalifornia, Canada, Mexico, Washington
Yellow-headed ParrotBelize, Guatemala, Mexico
Yellow-shouldered BlackbirdPuerto Rico
Yucatan WrenMexico
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**Hawaiian species are listed separately.

***What birds are listed here?:

The North America section of this site lists the folllowing birds appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Birds that dwell in or migrate to any part of the North American continent, except Hawaii, which has its own section.
  • Birds of Greenland and adjacent Atlantic islands.
  • Birds of the Mexican Holarctic.
  • Birds of the Gulf of Maine.
 In some cases, the creatures listed in this section may also be found on other continents or in other areas, which is why you may see additional areas noted in the range column.

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 Us page.



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