Australia


25760 km
8789826 km2
76




Albatrosses
15
Penguins
4
Petrels and shearwaters
39
Cormorants
5

Storm-petrels
0
Auks
0
Gulls and terns
24
Ducks, geese and swans
0


IUCN Red List Status

0
0
21 (4th)
20% (24th)
1
7
13
12
73
0

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

Australia at a glance

Capital

Canberra

Area

7,741,220 km2

BirdLife Partner

BirdLife Australia

Species

Total number of birds 723
Globally threatened birds 52
Country endemics 353

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 310
Total IBA area 43,840,020 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 15



Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2019) Country profile: Australia. Available from http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/country/australia. Checked: 2019-10-23