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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 250920nullnull17
Continental Africa checklist 226300nullnull11
Northern Africa checklist 65640nullnull6
Western Africa checklist 164810nullnull3
Senegambia checklist 71500nullnull1
Eastern Africa checklist 174020nullnull6
Southern Africa checklist 979781nullnull11
African Islands checklist 891350nullnull29
Gulf of Guinea Islands checklist 335260nullnull2
Comoros and Mayotte checklist 170190nullnull9
Mauritius and Reunion checklist 174202nullnull29

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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