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Italian Ornithological Web Site
by Alberto Masi since 1996
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Critically Endangered Birds

168 Species are currently considered to have a critical conservation status by IUCN and BirdLife International.
Four other species are considered to be extinct in the wild.

 Extinct in the Wild

  1. Alagoas Curassow  Mitu mitu
  2. Guam Rail Gallirallus owstoni
  3. Socorro Dove  Zenaida graysoni
  4. Kakapo Strigops habroptilus
Critically Endangered Birds
  1. Magdalena Tinamou Crypturellus saltuarius
  2. Kalinowski's Tinamou Nothoprocta kalinowskii
  3. Alaotra Grebe Tachybaptus rufolavatus
  4. Junin Grebe Podiceps taczanowskii
  5. Amsterdam Albatross Diomedea amsterdamensis
  6. Mascarene Black Petrel Pterodroma aterrima
  7. Beck's Petrel Pterodroma becki
  8. Fiji Petrel Pterodroma macgillivrayi
  9. Chatham Island's Petrel Pterodroma axillaris
  10. Galapagos PetrelPterodroma phaeopygia
  11. Barau's Petrel Pterodroma baraui
  12. Magenta Petrel Pterodroma magentae
  13. Zino's Petrel Pterodroma madeira
  14. Jamaica Petrel Pterodroma caribbaea
  15. Guadalupe Storm-petrel Oceanodroma macrodactyla
  16. Ascension Frigatebird Fregata aquila
  17. White-eared Night-heron Gorsachius magnificus
  18. Dwarf Olive Ibis Bostrychia bocagei
  19. Northern Bald Ibis Geronticus eremita
  20. Giant Ibis Pseudibis gigantea
  21. Crested Ibis Nipponia nippon
  22. Black-faced Spoonbill Platalea minormore
  23. Crested Shelduck Tadorna cristata
  24. Pink-headed Duck Rhodonessa caryophyllacea
  25. Madagascar Pochard Aythya innotata
  26. Brazilian Merganser Mergus octosetaceus
  27. California Condor Gymnogyps californianus
  28. Madagascar Fish-eagle Haliaeetus vociferoides
  29. Madagascar Serpent-eagle Eutriorchis astur
  30. Philippine Eagle Pithecophaga jefferyi
  31. White-winged Guan Penelope albipennis
  32. Trinidad Piping-guan Pipile pipile
  33. Blue-billed Curassow Crax alberti
  34. Red-billed Curassow Crax blumenbachii
  35. Djibouti Francolin Francolinus ochropectus
  36. Sichuan Partridge Arborophila rufipectus
  37. Orange-necked Partridge Arborophila davidi
  38. Himalayan Quail Ophrysia superciliosa
  39. Imperial Pheasant Lophura imperialis
  40. Edward's Pheasant Lophura edwardsi
  41. Bornean Peacock-pheasant Polyplectron schleiermacheri
  42. Bearded Wood-partridge Dendrortyx barbatus
  43. New Caledonian Rail Gallirallus lafresnayanus
  44. Austral Rail Rallus antarcticus
  45. Sakalava Rail Amaurornis olivieri
  46. Zapata Rail Cyanolimnas cerverai
  47. Samoan Moorhen Gallinula pacifica
  48. San Cristobal Moorhen Gallinula silvestris
  49. Lesser Florican Sypheotides indica
  50. Eskimo Curlew Numenius borealis
  51. Slender-billed Curlew Numenius tenuirostris
  52. Black Stilt Himantopus novaezelandiae
  53. Chinese Crested Tern Sterna bernsteini
  54. Yellow-legged Pigeon Columba pallidiceps
  55. Ring-tailed Pigeon Columba caribaea
  56. Pink Pigeon Columba mayeri
  57. Blue-eyed Ground Dove Columbina cyanopis
  58. Purple-winged Ground Dove Claravis godefrida
  59. Grenada Dove Leptotila wellsi
  60. Mindoro Bleeding-heart Gallicolumba platenae
  61. Negros Bleeding-heart Gallicolumba keayi
  62. Sulu Bleeding-heart Gallicolumba menagei
  63. Polynesian Ground Dove Gallicolumba erythroptera
  64. Thick-billed Ground Dove Gallicolumba salamonis
  65. Negros Fruit-dove Ptilinopus arcanus
  66. Marquesan Imperial-pigeon Ducula galeata
  67. Philippine Cockatoo Cacatua haematuropygia
  68. Norfolk Island Parakeet Cyanoramphus cookii
  69. Night Parrot Geopsittacus occidentalis
  70. Mauritius Parakeet Psittacula eques
  71. Lear's Macaw Anodorhynchus leari
  72. Spix's Macaw Cyanopsitta spixii
  73. Yellow-eared Parrot Ognorhynchus icterotis
  74. Fuertes's Parrot Hapalopsittaca fuertesi
  75. Puerto Rican Amazon Amazona vittata
  76. Black-hooded Coucal Centropus steerii
  77. Seychelles Scops-owl Otus insularis
  78. Anjouan Scops-owl Otus capnodes
  79. Grand Comoro Scops-owl Otus pauliani
  80. Forest Owlet Athene blewitti
  81. Jamaican Paraque Siphonorhis americanus
  82. Puerto Rican Nightjar Caprimulgus noctitherus
  83. White-winged Nightjar Caprimulgus candicans
  84. Hook-billed Hermit Glaucis dohrnii
  85. Sapphire-bellied Hummingbird Lepidopyga lilliae
  86. Honduran Emerald Amazilia luciae
  87. Scissor-tailed Hummingbird Hylonympha macrocerca
  88. Juan Fernandez Firecrown Sephanoides fernandensis
  89. Bogota Sunangel Heliangelus zusii
  90. Black-breasted Puffleg Eriocnemis nigrivestis
  91. Turqouise-throated Puffleg Eriocnemis godini
  92. Sulu HornbillAnthracoceros montani
  93. Visayan Hornbill Penelopides panini
  94. Writhed-billed Hornbill Aceros waldeni
  95. Imperial Woodpecker Campephilus imperialis
  96. Okinawa Woodpecker Sapheopipo noguchii
  97. Royal Cinclodes Cinclodes aricomae
  98. White-browed Tit-spinetail Leptasthenura xenothorax
  99. Alagoas Foliage-gleener Philydor novaesi
  100. Alagoas Antwren Myrmotherula snowi
  101. Black-hooded Antwren Formicivora erythronotos
  102. Stresemann's Bristlefront Merulaxis stresemanni
  103. Kinglet Calyptura Calyptura cristata
  104. Peruvian Plantcutter Phytotoma raimondii
  105. Gurney's Pitta Pitta gurneyi
  106. Rudd's Lark Heteromirafra ruddi
  107. White-eyed River-martin Pseudochelidon sirintarae
  108. Liberian Greenbul Phyllastrephus leucolepis
  109. Sao Tome Fiscal Shrike Lanius newtoni
  110. Bulo Burti Bush-shrike Laniarius liberatus
  111. Mount Kupe Bush-shrike Telophorus kupeensis
  112. Uluguru Bush-shrike Malaconotus alius
  113. Zapata Wren Ferminia cerverai
  114. Niceforo's Wren Thryothorus nicefori
  115. Amami Thrush Zoothera major
  116. Kamao Myadestes myadestinus
  117. Olomao Myadestes lanaiensis
  118. Puaiohi Myadestes palmeri
  119. Taita Thrush Turdus helleri
  120. Seychelles Magpie-robin Copsychus sechellarum
  121. Grey-crowned Crocias Crocias langbianis
  122. Taita Apalis Apalis fuscigularis
  123. Rodrigues Warbler Acrocephalus rodericanus
  124. Long-billed Tailorbird Orthotomus moreaui
  125. Long-legged Thicketbird Trichocichla rufa
  126. White-throated Jungle-flycatcher Rhinomyias albigularis
  127. Cerulean Paradise-flycatcher Eutrichomyias rowleyi
  128. Seychelles Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone corvina
  129. Rarotonga Monarch Pomarea dimidiata
  130. Tahiti Monarch Pomarea nigra
  131. Cebu Flowerpecker Dicaeum quadricolor
  132. Scarlet-collared Flowerpecker Dicaeum retrocinctum
  133. Kulal White-eye Zosterops kulalensis
  134. Taita White-eye Zosterops silvanus
  135. Mount Karthala White-eye Zosterops mouroniensis
  136. Mauritius Olive White-eye Zosterops chloronothos
  137. Seychelles White-eye Zosterops modestus
  138. Rota White-eye Zosterops rotensis
  139. White-chested White-eye Zosterops albogularis
  140. Kauai Oo Moho braccatus
  141. Bishop's Oo Moho bishopi
  142. Black-eared Miner Manorina melanotis
  143. Guadalupe Junco Junco insularis
  144. Pale-headed Brush-finch Atlapetes pallidiceps
  145. Ente Rios Seedeater Sporophila zelichi
  146. Tumaco Seedeater Sporophila insulata
  147. Cherry-throated Tanager Nemosia rourei
  148. Venezuelan Flowerpiercer Diglossa venezuelensis
  149. Bachman's Warbler Vermivora bachmanii(more)
  150. Semper's Warbler Leucopeza semperi
  151. Paria Whitestart Myioborus pariae
  152. Grey-headed Warbler Basileuterus griseiceps
  153. Ou Psittirostra psittacea
  154. Nukupuu Hemignathus lucidus
  155. Oahu Alauahio Paroreomyza maculata
  156. Poo-uli Melamprosops phaeosoma
  157. San Andres Vireo Vireo caribaeus
  158. Forbe's Blackbird Curaeus forbesi
  159. Sao Tome Grosbeak Neospiza concolor
  160. Ibadan Malimbe Malimbus ibadanensis
  161. Mauritius Fody Foudia rubra
  162. Pohnpei Mountain Starling Aplonis pelzelni
  163. Bali Starling Leucopsar rothschildi
  164. Isabela Oriole Oriolus isabellae
  165. Grand Comoro Drongo Dicrurus fuscipennis
  166. Mayotte Drongo Dicrurus waldenii
  167. Mariana Crow Corvus kubaryi
  168. 'Alala Corvus hawaiiensis