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Fri, 01/18/2013 - 15:18 -- abc_admin

Moussier’s Redstart Phoenicurus moussieri, Wadi Kaam, Libya

Image Credit: 
Paul Bowden

Country checklist and status

You can download and print a checklist for Libya.

Endemic species

There are no endemic species in Libya.

Near endemic species (found in a few North African countries only)

Moussier’s Redstart* Phoenicurus moussieri
Tristram’s Warbler Sylvia deserticola

* scarce winter visitor

Threatened species

Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Vulnerable
Slender-billed Curlew Numenius tenuirostris Critical

The lists of endemic, near endemic and threatened species have been compiled from a number of sources including the African Bird Club, BirdLife International, and Birds of the World Version 2.0 ® 1994-1996, Dr. Charles Sibley and Thayer Birding Software, Ltd. For further information on Libya’s threatened species, see BirdLife International

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