Antarctica


17960 km
23713679 km2
279




Albatrosses
4
Penguins
6
Petrels and shearwaters
16
Cormorants
1

Storm-petrels
0
Auks
0
Gulls and terns
3
Ducks, geese and swans
0


IUCN Red List Status

0
0
5 (48th)
15% (41st)
0
1
4
4
25
0

The numbers in brackets refer to the country's rank when compared to other countries and territories globally.

Antarctica at a glance

Capital

n/a

Area

14,000,000 km2

BirdLife Partner

None

Species

Total number of birds 35
Globally threatened birds 5
Country endemics 1

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 279
Total IBA area 56,797,244 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 0



Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2022) Country profile: Antarctica. Available from http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/country/antarctica. Checked: 2022-10-06