Critically Endangered Caribbean Birds

The following is the current list of critically endangered birds in the Caribbean as compiled by BirdLife International for IUCN. Bahama Oriole is a new addition to the list because it has recently been split from Greater Antillean Oriole. (PE = probably or possibly extinct)

Birds marked as AZE are those also listed by the Alliance for Zero Extinction.

Amazona vittata Puerto Rican Amazon CR (AZE)
Buteo ridgwayi Ridgway’s Hawk CR (AZE)
Campephilus principalis Ivory-billed Woodpecker CR (AZE)
Chondrohierax wilsonii Cuban Kite CR (AZE)
Cyanolimnas cerverai Zapata Rail CR (AZE)
Icterus northropi Bahama Oriole CR
Icterus oberi Montserrat Oriole CR (AZE)
Leptotila wellsi Grenada Dove CR
Leucopeza semperi Semper’s Warbler CR (AZE)
Numenius borealis Eskimo Curlew CR – PE
Pipile pipile Trinidad Piping-guan CR (AZE)
Pterodroma caribbaea Jamaica Petrel CR – PE (AZE)
Siphonorhis americana Jamaican Pauraque CR – PE (AZE)
Vermivora bachmanii Bachman’s Warbler CR – PE
Ferminia cerverai Zapata Wren EN (AZE)
Catharopeza bishopi Whistling Warbler EN (AZE)
Pterodroma cahow Bermuda Petrel EN (AZE)


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