10 Endanger Species Of Birds In India


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The increase in the level of humans’ actions, has led to the loss of natural habitat because of which it has endangered many birds’ species.

  •  Siberian Crane

These migratory birds visit India During the winter season. Over the last few decades, these migratory Siberian cranes have decreased slightly and are on the verge of extinction.

  • Himalayan Quail

These birds are only seen in the western Himalayas of Uttarakhand and the north-west region of India. An increase in the destruction of natural habitat has endangered this species.

  • Sociable Lapwing

These are the migratory species that are from Kazakhstan and are only found in the north-west region of India. These birds are about to extinct because of human actions.

  • Sparrow

Sparrows are usually spotted near houses. But now the number of their population has decreased because of advancements in mobility and connectivity made by humans.

  • Red Headed Vulture

Red headed vulture which is also known as king vulture found in the Indian Subcontinent.  Due to the use of Diclofenac for making veterinary medicine this species is declining drastically.

  • Forest Owlet

This bird species is from the typical owls family which is found in forests of central India. This bird was considered to be extinct but later was rediscovered in a small number.

  • Spoon Billed Sandpiper

 These birds have an extremely small population because of habitat loss and loss of breeding grounds. These birds are found mostly in mangroves areas.

  •  Jerdon’s Courser

These birds found in southern Andhra Pradesh and are the most threatened birds of India. Due to habitat loss, they are on the verge of extinction.

  •  Bengal Florican

It is a rare species of the bustard family and is only found in the Indian Subcontinent. Due to an increase in agricultural activity, it lost its habitat.

  •  White Bellied Heron

White-bellied heron is found in the foothills of the Himalayas. Due to humans’ destructive activities and the disappearance of wetlands has deducted their large numbers.


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