State of the world's birds case studies

Response: What can be done to improve the status of birds

Key publications


  • Skov, H., Vatikus, G., Raudonikis, L., Sidlo, P. O., Kalamees, A., Luigijze, L., Stipneice, A., Welander, B., Kondratyev, A,. Grishanov, G., Scheller, W., Struwe-Juhl, B., Leivo, M., Flensted, K. N. and Rasmussen, J. F. (2000) Inventory of coastal and marine Important Bird Areas in the Baltic Sea. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International.
  • Pihl, S., Clausen, P., Laursen, K., Madsen, J., Bregnballe, T. (2006) Conservation status of bird species in Denmark covered by the EU Wild Birds Directive. Denmark: National Environmental Research Institute
  • European Commission (2014) National Summary for Article 12 2008-2012 Denmark

Denmark at a glance




43,094 km2

BirdLife Partner

Dansk Ornitologisk Forening


Total number of birds 275
Globally threatened birds 9
Country endemics 0

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 127
Total IBA area 4,818,490 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 0

Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2021) Country profile: Denmark. Available from Checked: 2021-04-13