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AFRICA

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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
Africa checklist 251220nullnull16
Continental Africa checklist 226400nullnull10
Northern Africa checklist 66240nullnull6
Western Africa checklist 1648109203
Senegambia checklist 72000nullnull1
Eastern Africa checklist 174020nullnull5
Southern Africa checklist 984781nullnull11
African Islands checklist 903350nullnull30
Gulf of Guinea Islands checklist 340260nullnull2
Comoros and Mayotte checklist 1701901309
Mauritius and Reunion checklist 177202nullnull29

Africa has 3 endemic species: The following species are endemic to the region of Africa. 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.

Reunion Solitaire
Beccari's Scops-Owl
Enggano Scops-Owl

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