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SWAZILAND'S BIODIVERSITY: Swaziland's Threatened Fauna

On a national level, information on Swaziland's threatened species can be found here:
Swaziland Red Data Lists for Vertebrates

On an international level, the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species lists the following threatened species for Swaziland.

IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded on 30 October 2011

Fishes


Endangered


Chiloglanis bifurcus Jubb & Le Roux, 1969
Incomati Suckermouth
B1ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v)+2ab(i,ii,iii,iv,v) ver. 3.1 (2007)
Chetia brevis Jubb, 1968
Orange-fringed River Bream
B1ab(iii,v)+2ab(iii,v) ver. 3.1 (2007)

Vulnerable


Oreochromis macrochir (Boulenger, 1912)
Greenhead Tilapia
A3e ver. 3.1 (2007)

Data Deficient


Barbus eutaenia Boulenger, 1904
Orangefin Barb, Orange-fin Barb
ver. 3.1 (2009)
Marcusenius pongolensis (Fowler 1934)
Southern Bulldog
ver. 3.1 (2007)

Birds


Vulnerable


Grus paradisea (Lichtenstein, 1793)
Blue Crane, Stanley Crane
A2acde ver. 3.1 (2008)
Grus carunculatus (Gmelin, 1789)
Wattled Crane
A2acde+3cde+4acde; C1+2a(ii) ver. 3.1 (2008)
Balearica regulorum (Bennett, 1834)
Grey Crowned-crane, Grey Crowned Crane, Southern Crowned Crane
A2cd+4cd ver. 3.1 (2009)
Geronticus calvus (Boddaert, 1783)
Southern Bald Ibis, Bald Ibis
A3c; C2a(ii) ver. 3.1 (2008)
Gyps coprotheres (Forster, 1798)
Cape Vulture, Cape Griffon
C1+2a(ii) ver. 3.1 (2008)
Hirundo atrocaerulea Sundevall, 1850
Blue Swallow
C2a(i) ver. 3.1 (2008)
Torgos tracheliotos (Forster, 1791)
Lappet-faced Vulture
C2a(ii) ver. 3.1 (2008)
Trigonoceps occipitalis (Burchell, 1824)
White-headed Vulture
C2a(ii) ver. 3.1 (2008)

Mammals


Critically Endangered


Diceros bicornis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Black Rhinoceros, Hook-lipped Rhinoceros
A2abcd ver. 3.1 (2008)

Vulnerable


Loxodonta africana (Blumenbach, 1797)
African Elephant
A2a ver. 3.1 (2008)
Panthera leo (Linnaeus, 1758)
Lion, African Lion
A2abcd ver. 3.1 (2008)
Acinonyx jubatus (Schreber, 1775)
Cheetah, Hunting Leopard
A2acd;C1 ver. 3.1 (2008)
Hippopotamus amphibius Linnaeus, 1758
Hippopotamus, Common Hippopotamus, Large Hippo
A4cd ver. 3.1 (2008)



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