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Number of species. This table provides the number of species found in this region, based on the Howard and Moore (2003, rev. 2008) taxonomy. To view the full species list, click on the name of a region.
Region name Number of species endemics breeding endemics globally threatened extinct introduced
Malaysia checklist 78515052011
Malaysian Borneo checklist 6101003406
Sarawak checklist 562303403
Sabah checklist 597403105
Kinabalu National Park, Sabah checklist 30600600
Sepilok Forest Reserve, Sabah checklist 22800900
Danum Valley Conservation Area (DVCA), Sabah checklist 265001200
Labuan checklist 2300000
Malay Peninsula checklist 6983039013
Johor checklist 5410028011
Panti Bird Sanctuary checklist 25400700
Kedah checklist 565002409
Pulau Langkawi, Kedah checklist 21600300
Kuala Lumpur checklist 270001203
Taman Rimba Ampang, Kuala Lumpur checklist 15900300
Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), Kuala Lumpur checklist 18800900
Kelantan checklist 534002208
Melaka checklist 462002309
Tanjung Tuan, Malacca checklist 9400200
Negeri Sembilan checklist 527002308
Pulau Pinang checklist 5080023011
Penang National Park, Penang checklist 16300100
Teluk Air Tawar, Penang checklist 19600400
Pahang checklist 5810025015
Fraser's Hill, Pahang checklist 29700500
Taman Negara National Park, Pahang checklist 385001300
Putrajaya checklist 2600101
Perak checklist 604003109
Belum - Temengor, Perak checklist 22200700
Kuala Gula Bird Sanctuary, Perak checklist 21300600
Perlis checklist 488001907
Selangor checklist 5950029012
Kuala Selangor Nature Park (KSNP), Selangor checklist 16200400
Terengganu checklist 502002106
Island of Borneo checklist 6493703908

Malaysia has 16 endemic species: The following species are endemic to the region of Malaysia. You can search the web for site locations and information about them by clicking on the species name. (b) denotes a breeding endemic, and † an extinct species.

Mountain Peacock-Pheasant
Malaysian Argus
Dulit Frogmouth
White-fronted Falconet
Black-and-crimson Pitta
Black Oriole
Malayan Whistling-Thrush
Everett's Thrush
Black-breasted Fruit-hunter
Eyebrowed Jungle-Flycatcher
White-crowned Shama
Pygmy White-eye
Mountain Blackeye
Bornean Stubtail
Friendly Bush-Warbler
Mountain Wren-Babbler


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