World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

List of threatened birds of the United States

Article Id: WHEBN0041265364
Reproduction Date:

Title: List of threatened birds of the United States  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: European Endangered Species Programme, ROTAP, Trade in Endangered Species Act 1989, Threatened ecological community, List of extinct and endangered species of Italy
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

List of threatened birds of the United States

According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), 77 bird species in the United States are threatened with extinction.[1] The IUCN has classified each of these species into one of three conservation statuses: vulnerable VU, endangered EN, and critically endangered CR (v. 2013.2, the data is current as of March 5, 2014[1]).

Order Procellariiformes (albatrosses and petrels)

Family Diomedeidae (albatrosses)

Family Procellariidae (shearwaters)

Family Hydrobatidae (storm petrels)

Order Anseriformes (waterfowl)

Family Anatidae (ducks, geese, and swans)

Order Incertae sedis (uncertain placement)

Family Cathartidae (New World vultures)

Order Galliformes (gamefowl)

Family Phasianidae (pheasants)

Order Gruiformes (cranes, rails, and relatives)

Family Rallidae (rails)

Family Gruidae (cranes)

Order Charadriiformes (waders, gulls, and auks)

Family Laridae (gulls)

Family Scolopacidae (waders)

Family Alcidae (auks)

Order Psittaciformes (parrots)

Family Psittacidae (African and neotropical parrots)

Order Piciformes (woodpeckers and relatives)

Family Picidae (woodpeckers)

Order Passeriformes (perching birds)

Family Vireonidae (vireos)

Family Corvidae (crows and jays)

Family Hirundinidae (swallows)

Family Turdidae (thrushes)

Family Mimidae (mimids)

Family Motacillidae (wagtails and pipits)

Family Parulidae (New World warblers)

Family Acrocephalidae (marsh- and tree-warblers)

Family Emberizidae (New World sparrows)

Family Icteridae (New World blackbirds)

Family Fringillidae (finches)

Family Monarchidae (monarch flycatchers)

See also


  1. ^ a b
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.