Costa Rica


1290 km
580058 km2
3




Albatrosses
0
Penguins
0
Petrels and shearwaters
7
Cormorants
1

Storm-petrels
6
Auks
0
Gulls and terns
23
Ducks, geese and swans
1


IUCN Red List Status

0
0
5 (47th)
10% (103rd)
1
1
3
2
44
1

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

Costa Rica at a glance

Capital

San José

Area

51,100 km2

BirdLife Partner

None

Species

Total number of birds 857
Globally threatened birds 27
Country endemics 8

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 21
Total IBA area 3,070,976 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 6



Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2019) Country profile: Costa Rica. Available from http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/country/costa-rica. Checked: 2019-11-17