Country checklist and status
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Almost 600 species have been recorded in Burundi and of these, 439 are known or presumed to be resident and 109 are regular seasonal migrants.
There are no endemic species in Burundi.
Near endemic species (found in 3 or less African countries)
|Red-collared Babbler||Kupeornis rufocinctus|
|Congo Bay Owl||Phodilus prigoginei|
|Rockefeller’s Sunbird||Cinnyris rockefelleri|
There are unlikely to be recent records from Burundi for any of these species.
|Madagascar Pond Heron||Ardeola idae||Endangered|
|Lesser Kestrel||Falco naumanni||Vulnerable|
|Congo Bay Owl||Phodilus prigoginei||Endangered|
|Grauer’s Swamp-Warbler||Bradypterus graueri||Endangered|
|Papyrus Yellow Warbler||Chloropeta gracilirostris||Vulnerable|
|Rockefeller’s Sunbird||Cinnyris rockefelleri||Vulnerable|
|Shelley’s Crimsonwing||Cryptospiza shelleyi||Vulnerable|
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 Burundi’s threatened species, see reference (ii) and BirdLife International.