Burkina Faso

State of the world's birds case studies

State: What we know about the changing state of birds
Response: What can be done to improve the status of birds

Key publications


  • Sanou, Y. and Oueda, G. H. (2009) Zones d'Importance pour la Conservation des Oiseaux (ZICO) du Burkina Faso. Statuts et tendances 2008 [Important Bird Areas of Burkina Faso - status and trends 2008]. Ouagadougou: NATURAMA. [In French]

Burkina Faso at a glance




274,200 km2

BirdLife Partner

Fondation des Amis de la Nature (NATURAMA)


Total number of birds 452
Globally threatened birds 15
Country endemics 0

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 10
Total IBA area 1,627,930 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 0

Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2023) Country profile: Burkina Faso. Available from http://datazone.birdlife.org/country/burkina-faso. Downloaded: 2023-06-09