Australia


State of the world's birds case studies

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

References

  • Dutson, G., Garnett, S. and Gole, C. (2009) Australia’s Important Bird Areas. Key sites for conservation. Birds Australia (RAOU) Conservation Statement 15, October 2009.

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: 2019-10-14