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List of least concern birds

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As of September 2016, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) lists 7872 least concern avian species. 76% of all evaluated avian species are listed as least concern. No subpopulations of birds have been evaluated by the IUCN.

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This is a complete list of least concern avian species evaluated by the IUCN. Where possible common names for taxa are given while links point to the scientific name used by the IUCN.

Procellariiformes

Procellariiformes includes petrels and albatrosses. There are 54 species in the order Procellariiformes assessed as least concern.

Gruiformes

There are 98 species in the order Gruiformes assessed as least concern.

Parrots

There are 226 parrot species assessed as least concern.

Suliformes

There are 34 species in the order Suliformes assessed as least concern.

Sulids

The gannets and boobies

Pelecaniformes

There are 82 species in the order Pelecaniformes assessed as least concern.

Hamerkops

  • Hamerkop
  • Galliformes

    There are 186 species in the order Galliformes assessed as least concern.

    Struthioniformes

    There are 38 species in the order Struthioniformes assessed as least concern.

    Bucerotiformes

    Bucerotiformes includes hornbills, hoopoe and wood hoopoes. There are 46 species in the order Bucerotiformes assessed as least concern.

    Hoopoes

  • Hoopoe
  • Madagascar hoopoe
  • Accipitriformes

    Accipitriformes includes most of the diurnal birds of prey. There are 163 species in the order Accipitriformes assessed as least concern.

    Ospreys

  • Osprey
  • Anseriformes

    There are 126 species in the order Anseriformes assessed as least concern.

    Screamers

  • Horned screamer
  • Southern screamer
  • Anseranatids

  • Magpie goose
  • Owls

    There are 161 owl species assessed as least concern.

    Charadriiformes

    There are 276 species in the order Charadriiformes assessed as least concern.

    Coraciiformes

    Coraciiformes includes kingfishers and bee-eaters. There are 137 species in the order Coraciiformes assessed as least concern.

    Ground rollers

  • Pitta-like ground roller
  • Passerines

    There are 4808 passerine species assessed as least concern.

    Caprimulgiformes

    There are 491 species in the order Caprimulgiformes assessed as least concern.

    Oilbirds

  • Oilbird
  • Piciformes

    There are 404 species in the order Piciformes assessed as least concern.

    Semnornithids

  • Prong-billed barbet
  • References

    List of least concern birds Wikipedia


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