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


  • Ethiopian Wildlife and Natural History Society (1996) Important Bird Areas of Ethiopia. Addis Ababa.

Ethiopia at a glance


Addis Ababa


1,104,300 km2

BirdLife Partner

Ethiopian Wildlife and Natural History Society


Total number of birds 821
Globally threatened birds 38
Country endemics 17

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 68
Total IBA area 10,815,878 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 4

Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2022) Country profile: Ethiopia. Available from Checked: 2022-05-23