Cook Islands


120 km
2049493 km2
5




Albatrosses
2
Penguins
0
Petrels and shearwaters
7
Cormorants
0

Storm-petrels
0
Auks
0
Gulls and terns
7
Ducks, geese and swans
0


IUCN Red List Status

0
0
7 (30th)
35% (6th)
0
0
7
0
13
0

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

Cook Islands at a glance

Capital

Avarua

Area

236 km2

BirdLife Partner

Te Ipukurea Society

Species

Total number of birds 38
Globally threatened birds 11
Country endemics 6

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 9
Total IBA area 6,318,771 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 2



Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2022) Country profile: Cook Islands. Available from http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/country/cook-islands. Checked: 2022-08-20