Party to the following agreements and conventions

Convention name Geographic scope National Parties / Signatories Convention Party / Signatory Range State
African-Eurasian Waterbird Agreement (AEWA) Regional 0
Agreement on the Convention of Albatrosses and Petrels (ACAP) Global 0
Barcelona Convention Regional 0
Bonn Agreement (environment) Regional 0
Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), Nairobi, 1992 Global 0
Convention on Fishing and Conservation of Living Resources of the High Seas Global 0
Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR), Canberra, 1980 Global 0 N/A
Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats, Bern, 1979 Regional 0
Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals, (CMS), Bonn, 1979 Global 0
Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna, (CITES), Washington DC, 1973 Global 0
Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), New York, 1992 Global 0
Kyoto Protocol - greenhouse gas emission reductions Global 0
Convention on Wetlands of International Importance, Ramsar, 1971 Global 0
UNESCO World Heritage Convention Global 0
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) Global 0
Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Birds of Prey in Africa and Eurasia Regional 0

Convention on Biological Diversity
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No of potential Ramsar sites 0
Fully recognised as Ramsar sites 0
Partially recognised 0
Not recognised 0
Fiji at a glance

Land area

18,274 km2

BirdLife Partner

NatureFiji - MareqetiViti


Total number of birds 108
Globally threatened birds 14
Country endemics 36

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 28
Total IBA area 58,840 km2
IBA area as % of land area 322%

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 2

Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2024) Country profile: Fiji. Downloaded from on 02/03/2024.