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North American bird species with the smallest estimated populations in 2004

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1

Eskimo Curlew

0?

2

Ivory-billed Woodpecker

0?

3

Bachman's Warbler

0?

4

Bermuda Petrel

180

5

California Condor

248 (99 in the wild)

6

Whooping Crane

405 (318 in the wild)

7

Short-tailed Albatross

1,800

8

Gunnison Sage-Grouse

2,000

9

Kirtland's Warbler

2,100

10

Thick-billed Parrot

2,500

11

Red-crowned Parrot

< 5,000

12

Piping Plover

6,000

13

McKay's Bunting

6,000

14

Black-capped Vireo

8,000

15

Mountain Plover

8,500

16

Black Oystercatcher

8,900

17

Island Scrub-Jay

9,000

18

Thayer's Gull

< 10,000

19

Bristle-thighed Curlew

10,000

20

Florida Scrub-Jay

10,000

These population estimates are from the North American Waterfowl Management Plan, Partners in Flight, U.S. Shorebird Conservation Plan, Waterbirds for the Americas, and Wetlands International.