Brazil


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

References

  • Bencke, G. A., Maurício, G. N., Develey, P. F. and Goerck, J. M. (2006). Áreas Importantes para a Conservação das Aves no Brasil. Parte I - Estados do Domínio da Mata Atlântica [Important Bird Areas in Brazil. Part 1 - the Atlantic Coast]. São Paulo: SAVE Brasil. [In Portuguese]
  • De Luca, A. C., Develey, P. F., Bencke, G. A. and Goerck, J. M. (eds) (2009) Áreas Importantes para a Conservação das Aves no Brasil. Parte II - Amazônia, Cerrado e Pantanal [Important Bird Areas in Brazil. Part 2 - Amazonia, Cerrado and the Pantanal]. São Paulo: SAVE Brasil. [In Portuguese]
  • Yépez, I., Devenish, C. and Clay, R. P. (2010) Important Bird Areas in the Amazon Basin. Quito: BirdLife International Americas Secretariat.
  • Pereira, G. A., Dantas, S. D. M., Silveira, L. F., Roda, S. A., Albano, C., Sonntag, F. A., Leal, S., Periquito, M. C., Malacco, G. B., Lees, A. C. (2014) Status of the globally threatened forest birds of northeast Brazil. Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia (São Paulo) 54: 177‑194

Brazil at a glance

Capital

Brasília

Area

8,514,877 km2

BirdLife Partner

SAVE Brasil

Species

Total number of birds 1,816
Globally threatened birds 155
Country endemics 256

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 234
Total IBA area 91,182,370 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 25



Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2022) Country profile: Brazil. Available from http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/country/brazil. Checked: 2022-08-11