Benin


121 km
30547 km2
1




Albatrosses
0
Penguins
0
Petrels and shearwaters
2
Cormorants
0

Storm-petrels
0
Auks
0
Gulls and terns
12
Ducks, geese and swans
0


IUCN Red List Status

0
0
1 (139th)
7% (130th)
0
0
1
0
14
0

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

Benin at a glance

Capital

Porto-Novo

Area

112,622 km2

BirdLife Partner

None

Species

Total number of birds 548
Globally threatened birds 12
Country endemics 0

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 6
Total IBA area 1,490,092 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 0



Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2019) Country profile: Benin. Available from http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/country/benin. Checked: 2019-04-21