Spur-winged Goose Plectropterus gambensis Burkina Faso
Country checklist and status
You can download and print a checklist for Burkina Faso.
A country checklist for Burkina Faso with 495 species can also be downloaded as a spreadsheet from this link: Burkina Faso checklist. For each species, the family name, the scientific name, the French and English names are mentioned as well as a bibliographical reference. The checklist was provided by Yvan Perré (IRD).
There are no endemic species in Burkina Faso.
Near endemic species (found in 3 or less African countries)
There are no near endemic species in Burkina Faso.
|Lappet-faced Vulture||Torgos tracheliotus||Vulnerable|
|Lesser Kestrel||Falco naumanni||Vulnerable|
The lists have been compiled from a number of sources including the African Bird Club, BirdLife International including Threatened Birds of the World — see reference (iv), and Birds of the World Version 2.0 ® 1994-1996, Dr. Charles Sibley and Thayer Birding Software, Ltd.