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List of near threatened birds

5 extinct in the wild avian species (0.05%)223 critically endangered avian species (2%)460 endangered avian species (4.2%)798 vulnerable avian species (7.2%)1,001 near threatened avian species (9.1%)8,460 least concern avian species (76.9%)52 data deficient avian species (0.4%)
Avian species (IUCN, 2020-3)
  • 10,999 extant species have been evaluated
  • 10,947 of those are fully assessed[a]
  • 9,461 are not threatened at present[b]
  • 1,481 to 1,533 are threatened[c]
  • 164 to 183 are extinct or extinct in the wild:
    • 159 extinct (EX) species[d]
    • 5 extinct in the wild (EW)
    • 19 possibly extinct [CR(PE)]

  1. ^ excludes data deficient evaluations.
  2. ^ NT and LC.
  3. ^ Threatened comprises CR, EN and VU. Upper estimate additionally includes DD.
  4. ^ Chart omits extinct (EX) species
Near threatened (NT) species do not currently qualify for critically endangered (CR), endangered (EN) or vulnerable (VU) status, but are likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future, or are already close to qualifying.

As of December 2020, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) lists 1001 near threatened avian species.[1] Of all evaluated avian species, 9.1% are listed as near threatened. No subpopulations of birds have been evaluated by the IUCN.

This is a complete list of near threatened avian species evaluated by the IUCN. Where possible common names for taxa are given while links point to the scientific name used by the IUCN.

Penguins

Procellariiformes

Includes petrels and albatrosses.

Gruiformes

There are 18 species in the order Gruiformes assessed as near threatened.

Trumpeters

Rallids

Bustards

Parrots

There are 61 parrot species assessed as near threatened.

Cockatoos

Psittacids

Suliformes

Pigeons and doves

Phoenicopteriformes

Pelecaniformes

("Pelican-like")

Galliformes

There are 43 species in the order Galliformes assessed as near threatened.

Cracids

Phasianids

New World quails

Struthioniformes

Bucerotiformes

Includes hornbills, hoopoe and wood hoopoes.

Accipitriformes

Accipitrids

Anseriformes

("Goose-like")

Owls

Strigidae

Charadriiformes

There are 51 species in the order Charadriiformes assessed as near threatened.

Sandpipers

Charadriids

Gulls

Other Charadriiformes species

Falconiformes

Coraciiformes

Coraciiformes includes kingfishers and bee-eaters. There are 28 species in the order Coraciiformes assessed as near threatened.

Alcedinidae

Other Coraciiformes species

Passerines

There are 466 passerine species assessed as near threatened.

Vireos

Monarch flycatchers

Finches

Pittas

Formicariids

White-eyes

Cotingas

Thrushes

Starlings

Corvids

Tapaculos

Antbirds

New World warblers

Ovenbirds

Sylviids

Emberizids

Old World babblers

Wrens

Old World flycatchers

Ploceids

Bird-of-paradise species

Bulbuls

Tanagers

Flowerpeckers

Cuckooshrikes

Tyrant flycatchers

Rhipidurids

Cardinals

Sunbirds

Estrildid finches

Other passerine species

Caprimulgiformes

There are 36 species in the order Caprimulgiformes assessed as near threatened.

Frogmouths

Hummingbirds

Nightjars

Swifts

Cuckoos

Trogons

Piciformes

There are 46 species in the order Piciformes assessed as near threatened.

Toucans

Woodpeckers

Megalaimids

Other Piciformes species

Other bird species

See also

References

  1. ^ "IUCN Red List version 2019-3". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN). Retrieved 8 September 2016.


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