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Note/Disclaimer: This list is made possible through a database keyword search/filtering process which may not be 100% accurate. Therefore, all endangered species of Burkina Faso may not be listed here. For a complete list of endangered species in Africa, browse the Africa endangered species list.

Endangered species found in Burkina Faso:

This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total at the bottom of this page 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.

 Species NameScientific NameGroupRange
1. Afrcan White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus Birds Africa
2. African Elephant Loxodonta africana Mammals Africa
3. African Lion Panthera leo Mammals Africa, Asia
4. African Mahogany Khaya senegalensis Plants Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo, Uganda
5. African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris Birds Africa, Asia, Middle East
6. African Slender-snouted Crocodile Crocodylus cataphractus Reptiles Western and Central Africa
7. African Wild Dog  WATCH A LIVE AFRICAN WILD DOG Lycaon pictus Mammals Sub-saharan Africa
8. Afzelia Afzelia africana Plants Africa
9. Beaudouin's Snake-eagle Circaetus beaudouini Birds Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Gambia, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, Uganda
10. Black Crowned-crane Balearica pavonina Birds Africa, Middle East
11. Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic
12. Cheetah  WATCH A LIVE CHEETAH Acinonyx jubatus Mammals Africa to India
13. Chimpanzee  WATCH A LIVE CHIMPANZEE Pan troglodytes Mammals Africa
14. Common Hippopotamus Hippopotamus amphibius Mammals Africa
15. Denham's Bustard Neotis denhami Birds Africa
16. Dwarf Crocodile Osteolaemus tetraspis Reptiles West Africa and the Congo R. Drainage
17. Egyptian Vulture  WATCH A LIVE EGYPTIAN VULTURE Neophron percnopterus Birds Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East
18. Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
19. Eurasian Peregrine Falcon  WATCH A LIVE EURASIAN PEREGRINE FALCON Falco peregrinus peregrinus Birds Eurasia south to Africa and Mideast
20. Great Snipe Gallinago media Birds Africa, Asia, Europe
21. Jones' Roundleaf Bat Hipposideros jonesi Mammals Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
22. Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotos Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
23. Leopard  WATCH A LIVE LEOPARD Panthera pardus Mammals Africa, Asia, Middle East
24. Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
25. Nubian Bustard Neotis nuba Birds Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Sudan
26. Red-fronted Gazelle Eudorcas rufifrons Mammals Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan
27. Rueppell's Vulture Gyps rueppellii Birds Africa
28. Sooty Mangabey Cercocebus atys Mammals Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Senegal, Sierra Leone
29. Straw-coloured Fruit Bat Eidolon helvum Mammals Africa, Asia, Middle East
30. Striped Hyena Hyaena hyaena Mammals Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, Europe
31. White-headed Vulture Trigonoceps occipitalis Birds Africa

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