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Bird data of Namibia: conservation status

As part of Namibia's first Red Data book on birds, all species of birds occurring in Namibia were evaluated against a set of IUCN conservation criteria to determine if they warrant special attention. The list of species below are those that met one or more of the criteria set by the IUCN for inclusion into the Red Data book, or have subsequently been uplisted - such as Secretarybird which was recently uplisted to Vulnerable, and Ludwig's Bustard which was uplisted to Endangered by BirdLife International in 2010.

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Common Name Species Status
African Black Oystercatcher Haematopus moquini Near Threatened
African Finfoot Podica senegalensis Endangered
African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer Vulnerable
African Marsh Harrier Circus ranivorus Endangered
African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris Vulnerable
Bank Cormorant Phalacrocorax neglectus Endangered
Bateleur Terathopius ecaudatus Endangered
Bittern Botaurus stellaris Critically Endangered
Black Eagle Aquila verreauxii Near Threatened
Black Harrier Circus maurus Endangered
Black Stork Ciconia nigra Endangered
Blackbrowed Albatross Diomedea melanophris Endangered
Blacknecked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis Near Threatened
Blackwinged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni Near Threatened
Blue Crane Anthropoides paradiseus Critically Endangered
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus Endangered
Cape Cormorant Phalacrocorax capensis Near Threatened
Cape Eagle Owl Bubo capensis Near Threatened
Cape Gannet Morus capensis Endangered
Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres Critically Endangered
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia Vulnerable
Chestnutbanded Plover Charadrius pallidus Near Threatened
Cinderella Waxbill Estrilda thomensis Endangered
Crowned Cormorant Phalacrocorax coronatus Near Threatened
Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum Near Threatened
Damara Tern Sterna balaenarum Near Threatened
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus Regionally Extinct
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus Endangered
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber Vulnerable
Ground Hornbill Bucorvus leadbeateri Endangered
Hartlaub's Gull Larus hartlaubii Vulnerable
Jackass Penguin Spheniscus demersus Endangered
Lappetfaced Vulture Torgos tracheliotus Vulnerable
Lesser Flamingo Phoenicopterus minor Vulnerable
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Near Threatened
Ludwig's Bustard Neotis ludwigii Endangered
Maccoa Duck Oxyura maccoa Near Threatened
Marabou Stork Leptoptilos crumeniferus Near Threatened
Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus Endangered
Northern Giant Petrel Macronectes halli Near Threatened
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Near Threatened
Pel's Fishing Owl Scotopelia peli Critically Endangered
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus Near Threatened
Rock Pratincole Glareola nuchalis Endangered
Rueppell's Parrot Poicephalus rueppellii Near Threatened
Rufousbellied Heron Butorides rufiventris Endangered
Saddlebilled Stork Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis Endangered
Sclater's Lark Spizocorys sclateri Near Threatened
Secretarybird Sagittarius serpentarius Vulnerable
Shy Albatross Diomedea cauta Near Threatened
Slaty Egret Egretta vinaceigula Endangered
Tawny Eagle Aquila rapax Endangered
Violet Woodhoopoe Phoeniculus damarensis Endangered
Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans Vulnerable
Wattled Crane Bugeranus carunculatus Endangered
White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus Vulnerable
Whitebacked Vulture Gyps africanus Near Threatened
Whitechinned Petrel Procellaria aequinoctialis Vulnerable
Whiteheaded Vulture Trigonoceps occipitalis Vulnerable
Yellowbilled Oxpecker Buphagus africanus Endangered
Yellownosed Albatross Diomedea chlororhynchos Endangered