South Africa


State of the world's birds case studies

Introduction: The importance of birds to biodiversity
State: What we know about the changing state of birds
Pressure: Why birds are declining
Response: What can be done to improve the status of birds

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South Africa at a glance

Capital

Pretoria

Area

1,219,090 km2

BirdLife Partner

BirdLife South Africa

Species

Total number of birds 762
Globally threatened birds 54
Country endemics 18

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 99
Total IBA area 10,040,791 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 6



Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2019) Country profile: South Africa. Available from http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/country/south-africa. Checked: 2019-08-24