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ANTARCTICA

Birdlife International

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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
Antarctic Islands checklist 16320nullnull3
Antarctica checklist 5711nullnull0
Ross Dependency (New Zealand) checklist 2900nullnull0

Antarctica has 2 endemic species: The following species are endemic to the region of Antarctica. 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.

Antarctic Petrel (b)
Emperor Penguin

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