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Spur-winged Goose Plectropterus gambensis Burkina Faso

Image Credit: 
Yvan Perré (IRD)

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).

Endemic species

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.

Threatened species

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.

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