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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
Nigeria checklist 96530nullnull0
Abia checklist 41600nullnull0
Adamawa checklist 52300nullnull1
Akwa Ibom checklist 42700nullnull0
Anambra checklist 43500nullnull0
Bauchi checklist 51700nullnull0
Benue checklist 55400nullnull1
Borno checklist 47800nullnull0
Bayelsa checklist 39000nullnull0
Cross River checklist 65600nullnull1
Cross River National Park checklist 7400nullnull0
Delta checklist 45300nullnull0
Ebonyi checklist 44300nullnull0
Edo checklist 53900nullnull0
Ekiti checklist 42900nullnull0
Enugu checklist 45200nullnull0
Federal Capital Territory checklist 44800nullnull0
Gombe checklist 41700nullnull0
Imo checklist 44200nullnull0
Jigawa checklist 44600nullnull0
Kaduna checklist 52200nullnull0
Kebbi checklist 444001200
Kano checklist 45400nullnull0
Kogi checklist 49800nullnull0
Katsina checklist 430001400
Kwara checklist 44400nullnull0
Lagos checklist 51800nullnull1
Nassarawa checklist 45800nullnull0
Niger checklist 46700nullnull0
Kainji Lake National Park checklist 800nullnull0
Ogun checklist 55100nullnull1
Ondo checklist 51500nullnull0
Osun checklist 48600nullnull1
Oyo checklist 53300nullnull1
Plateau checklist 53500nullnull0
Rivers checklist 44200nullnull0
Sokoto checklist 395001301
Taraba checklist 61400nullnull2
Gashaka-Gumti National Park checklist 6800000
Yobe checklist 49300nullnull1
Zamfara checklist 425001400

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

Ibadan Malimbe
Anambra Waxbill
Jos Plateau Indigobird


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