List of near threatened birds

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

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%)Circle frame.svg
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), but are likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future, or are already close to qualifying.

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.

PenguinsEdit

ProcellariiformesEdit

Includes petrels and albatrosses.

GruiformesEdit

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

TrumpetersEdit

RallidsEdit

BustardsEdit

ParrotsEdit

There are 61 parrot species assessed as near threatened.

CockatoosEdit

PsittacidsEdit

SuliformesEdit

Pigeons and dovesEdit

PhoenicopteriformesEdit

PelecaniformesEdit

("Pelican-like")

GalliformesEdit

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

CracidsEdit

PhasianidsEdit

New World quailsEdit

StruthioniformesEdit

BucerotiformesEdit

Includes hornbills, hoopoe and wood hoopoes.

AccipitriformesEdit

AccipitridsEdit

AnseriformesEdit

("Goose-like")

OwlsEdit

StrigidaeEdit

CharadriiformesEdit

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

SandpipersEdit

CharadriidsEdit

GullsEdit

Other Charadriiformes speciesEdit

FalconiformesEdit

CoraciiformesEdit

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

AlcedinidaeEdit

Other Coraciiformes speciesEdit

PasserinesEdit

There are 466 passerine species assessed as near threatened.

VireosEdit

Monarch flycatchersEdit

FinchesEdit

PittasEdit

FormicariidsEdit

White-eyesEdit

CotingasEdit

ThrushesEdit

StarlingsEdit

CorvidsEdit

TapaculosEdit

AntbirdsEdit

New World warblersEdit

OvenbirdsEdit

SylviidsEdit

EmberizidsEdit

Old World babblersEdit

WrensEdit

Old World flycatchersEdit

PloceidsEdit

Bird-of-paradise speciesEdit

BulbulsEdit

TanagersEdit

FlowerpeckersEdit

CuckooshrikesEdit

Tyrant flycatchersEdit

RhipiduridsEdit

CardinalsEdit

SunbirdsEdit

Estrildid finchesEdit

Other passerine speciesEdit

CaprimulgiformesEdit

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

FrogmouthsEdit

HummingbirdsEdit

NightjarsEdit

SwiftsEdit

CuckoosEdit

TrogonsEdit

PiciformesEdit

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

ToucansEdit

WoodpeckersEdit

MegalaimidsEdit

Other Piciformes speciesEdit

Other bird speciesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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.