Endangered Birds of Africa
Show birds in Africa with profiles available.
Show all birds of concern in Africa.
Click on the species name to view its profile. Click on a species groups (mammals, reptiles, etc.) from the menu above to see more endangered creatures in Africa.

Common Name Range ***
Abbott's Starling Kenya, Tanzania
Aberdare Cisticola Kenya
Abyssinian Longclaw Ethiopia
Afrcan White-backed Vulture Africa
African Black Oystercatcher Angola, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa
African Gray Parrot Africa
African Green Broadbill Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Uganda
African Penguin Angola, Gabon, Mozambique, Namibia, Republic of Congo, South Africa
African Skimmer Africa
Agulhas Long-billed Lark South Africa
Alaotra Grebe Madagascar
Albertine Owlet Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda
Aldabra Brush Warbler Indian Ocean (Seychelles - Aldabra Island)
Aldabra Drongo Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Algerian Nuthatch Algeria
Amani Sunbird Kenya, Tanzania
Anjouan Island Sparrowhawk Indian Ocean (Comoro Islands)
Anjouan Scops Owl Indian Ocean (Comoro Islands)
Aquatic Warbler Senegal
Asian Dowitcher Africa
Atlantic Petrel Namibia, South Africa
Atlantic Yellow-nosed Albatross Angola, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa
Audouin's Gull Africa
Baer's Pochard Asia, vagrant populations in Pakistan and the Philippines
Balearic Shearwater Africa
Banded Green Sunbird Tanzania
Banded Wattle-eye Cameroon
Basra Reed Warbler Botswana, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda
Beaudouin's Snake-eagle Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Gambia, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, Uganda
Black Crowned-crane Africa
Black Harrier Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland
Black-browed Albatross Africa
Black-tailed Godwit Africa
Black-winged Pratincole Africa to Asia
Blue Crane Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe
Blue Swallow Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Buff-breasted Sandpiper Africa
Cape Vulture Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Cinereous Bunting Eritrea
Cinereous Vulture Africa
Corncrake Africa to Asia
Dalmatian Pelican Africa
Dartford Warbler Africa
Denham's Bustard Africa
Eastern Imperial Eagle Algeria, Morocco
Egyptian Vulture Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East
Eurasian Curlew Africa
Eurasian Peregrine Falcon Eurasia south to Africa and Mideast
Fea's Petrel Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Morocco, Senegal, Western Sahara
Ferruginous Duck Africa
Fox's Weaver Uganda
Gentoo Penguin Africa
Gola Malimbe Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Gray Petrel Africa
Great Bustard Africa
Great Snipe Africa
Greater Spotted Eagle Africa
Helmet Vanga Madagascar
Houbara Bustard Africa
Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross Africa
Jackson's Widowbird Kenya, Tanzania
Lappet-faced Vulture Africa
Lesser Flamingo Africa
Lesser Kestrel Africa
Light-mantled Albatross Mauritius, South Africa
Little Bustard Africa
Loango Slender-billed Weaver Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Gabon, Republic of Congo
Long-tailed Ground Roller Malagasy Republic (Madagascar)
Loveridge's Sunbird Tanzania
Macaroni Penguin Africa
Madagascar Red Owl Madagascar
Madagascar Sea Eagle Madagascar
Madagascar Serpent Eagle Madagascar
Marungu Sunbird Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Mauritius Cuckoo-shrike Indian Ocean (Mauritius)
Mauritius Kestrel Indian Ocean (Mauritius)
Nechisar Nightjar Ethiopia
Northern Bald Ibis Africa
Northern Giant-petrel Africa
Northern Royal Albatross Africa
Nubian Bustard Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Sudan
Ostrich Spanish Sahara
Pallid Harrier Africa
Pink Pigeon Indian Ocean (Mauritius)
Red Kite Africa
Saker Falcon Africa
Slender-billed Curlew Europe, Africa, and the Middle East
Sociable Lapwing Africa
Socotra Cormorant Eritrea, Somalia
Sooty Albatross South Africa
Sooty Falcon Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Libya
Sooty Shearwater Africa
Southern Giant-petrel Africa
Southern Rockhopper Penguin Southern Africa
Southern Royal Albatross Africa
Swynnerton's Forest Robin Mozambique, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
Syrian Serin Egypt
Taita Thrush Kenya
Thyolo Alethe Malawi, Mozambique
Trindade Petrel Mauritius
Tristan Albatross Angola, Namibia, South Africa
Usambara Weaver Tanzania
Wedge-tailed Jery Madagascar
White-chinned Petrel Africa
White-headed Duck Africa to Asia
White-tailed Swallow Ethiopia
White-winged Collared-dove Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia
Yelkouan Shearwater Africa
Yellow-breasted Pipit Lesotho, South Africa
Yellow-throated Apalis Malawi
Yellow-throated Seedeater Ethiopia

**What birds are listed here?:

The Africa section of this site lists the folllowing birds appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Birds that dwell in or migrate to any nation or region found on the African continent.
  • Birds dwelling in or that travel to the Mediterranean Sea and any islands located in the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Birds dwelling in or that migrate to Madagascar and nearby islands (to the southwest of India or east of Madagascar).
  • Birds dwelling in or that migrate to North Atlantic islands off the western coast of Africa.

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 EEC page.

Endangered Species of Our Planet

Donate, Adopt, Get Involved

EEC Conservation Directory

Mailing List

Would you like to receive a notice and link when the new Creature Feature is posted?

Enter your e-mail address below:


Fun & Games

Are you inspired by endangered animals? Check out our games and coloring pages! More to come soon.
color endangered creatures
play hangman