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Species

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Country checklist and status

You can download and print a checklist for Tunisia.

See also The Birds of Tunisia - An annotated checklist Paul ISENMANN, Ali EL HILI, Hichem AZAFZAF, Habib DLENSI & Mike SMART.

Endemic species

There are no endemic species in Tunisia.

Near endemic species (found in 3 or less African countries)

Levaillant’s Woodpecker

Picus vaillantii

Moussier’s Redstart

Phoenicurus moussieri

Threatened species

Marbled Teal*

Marmaronetta angustirostris

Vulnerable

Ferruginous Duck*

Aythya nyroca

Vulnerable

White-headed Duck*

Oxyura leucocephala

Endangered

Lesser Kestrel*

Falco naumanni

Vulnerable

Saker Falcon

Falco cherrug

Endangered

Corncrake

Crex crex

Vulnerable

Houbara Bustard

Chlamydotis undulata

Vulnerable

Slender-billed Curlew

Numenius tenuirostris

Critical

* species occur regularly in Tunisia. See BirdLife International.

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