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

Key publications


  • Baker, N. and Baker, E. (2002) Important bird areas in Tanzania: a first inventory. Dar es Salaam: Wildlife Conservation Society of Tanzania. 302 pp.

Tanzania at a glance

Land area

947,300 km2

BirdLife Partner

Nature Tanzania


Total number of birds 1,074
Globally threatened birds 47
Country endemics 33

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 80
Total IBA area 168,865 km2
IBA area as % of land area 18%

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 9

Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2023) Country profile: Tanzania. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/country/tanzania on 01/10/2023.