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Species

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Country checklist and status

You can download and print a checklist for Swaziland.

Endemic species

There are no bird species endemic to Swaziland.

Near endemic species (found in 3 or less countries)

Southern Bald Ibis Geronticus calvus
Knysna Turaco Tauraco corythaix
Chorister Robin-Chat Cossypha dichroa
Brown Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas signata
Buff-streaked Chat Oenanthe bifasciata
Rudd’s Apalis Apalis ruddi
Bush Blackcap Lioptilus nigricapillus
Pink-throated Twinspot Hypargos margaritatus

Threatened species

Southern Bald Ibis

Geronticus calvus

Vulnerable
Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres Vulnerable
Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotus Vulnerable
*Wattled Crane Bugeranus carunculatus Vulnerable
Blue Crane Anthropoides paradiseus Vulnerable
Blue Swallow Hirundo atrocaerulea Vulnerable

 

* Not recorded in Swaziland since 1985.

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.

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