Black-shouldered Kite Elanus caeruleus Algeria
Country checklist and status
You can download and print a checklist for Algeria.
An annotated checklist in both English and French of the 406 bird species recorded in Algeria up to 1999 has been published in Oiseaux D'Algérie / Birds of Algeria (MOALI, A. and ISENMANN, P. 2000).
Near endemic species (found in 3 or less African countries)
|Levaillant’s Woodpecker||Picus vaillantii|
|Moussier’s Redstart||Phoenicurus moussieri|
|Balearic Shearwater||Puffinus mauretanicus||Critical|
|Northern Bald Ibis*||Geronticus eremita||Critical|
|Great Bustard||Otis tarda||Vulnerable|
|Houbara Bustard||Chlamydotis undulata||Vulnerable|
|Slender-billed Curlew*||Numenius tenuirostris||Critical|
|Algerian Nuthatch||Sitta ledanti||Endangered|
* There have been no records of these species in Algeria since 1980 and they are believed to be extirpated.
The lists of endemic, near endemic and threatened species have been compiled from a number of sources including the African Bird Club, BirdLife International, and Birds of the World Version 2.0 ® 1994-1996, Dr. Charles Sibley and Thayer Birding Software, Ltd. For further information on Algeria’s threatened species, BirdLife International .