Male Nubian Bustard Neotis nuba in flight, Chad
Country checklist and status
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The total number of species recorded in Chad is 532, including 354 resident and 155 migrants.
There are no endemic species in Chad.
Near endemic species (found in 3 or less African countries)
|Chad Firefinch||Lagonosticta umbrinodorsalis|
Found in an isolated area of south-west Chad and rare in North Cameroon BORROW, N. and DEMEY, R. (2001). Note that some authorities treat this species as a race of Jameson’s Firefinch Lagonosticta rhodopareia.
|Marbled Teal||Marmaronetta angustirostris||Vulnerable|
|Lappet-faced Vulture||Torgos tracheliotus||Vulnerable|
|Greater Spotted Eagle||Aquila clanga||Vulnerable|
|Lesser Kestrel||Falco naumanni||Vulnerable|
These lists 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 Chad’s threatened species, see BirdLife International.