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List of threatened birds of the United States

According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), 77 bird species in the United States are threatened with extinction.[1] The IUCN has classified each of these species into one of three conservation statuses: vulnerable VU, endangered EN, and critically endangered CR (v. 2013.2, the data is current as of March 5, 2014[1]).

Order Procellariiformes (albatrosses and petrels)

Family Diomedeidae (albatrosses)

Family Procellariidae (shearwaters)

Family Hydrobatidae (storm petrels)

Order Anseriformes (waterfowl)

Family Anatidae (ducks, geese, and swans)

Order Incertae sedis (uncertain placement)

Family Cathartidae (New World vultures)

Order Galliformes (gamefowl)

Family Phasianidae (pheasants)

Order Gruiformes (cranes, rails, and relatives)

Family Rallidae (rails)

Family Gruidae (cranes)

Order Charadriiformes (waders, gulls, and auks)

Family Laridae (gulls)

Family Scolopacidae (waders)

Family Alcidae (auks)

Order Psittaciformes (parrots)

Family Psittacidae (African and neotropical parrots)

Order Piciformes (woodpeckers and relatives)

Family Picidae (woodpeckers)

Order Passeriformes (perching birds)

Family Vireonidae (vireos)

Family Corvidae (crows and jays)

Family Hirundinidae (swallows)

Family Turdidae (thrushes)

Family Mimidae (mimids)

Family Motacillidae (wagtails and pipits)

Family Parulidae (New World warblers)

Family Acrocephalidae (marsh- and tree-warblers)

Family Emberizidae (New World sparrows)

Family Icteridae (New World blackbirds)

Family Fringillidae (finches)

Family Monarchidae (monarch flycatchers)

See also


  1. ^ a b "The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species". International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. Retrieved 5 March 2014.
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List of threatened birds of the United States
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