French Polynesia


2,525 km
5,091,546 km2
43




Albatrosses
2
Penguins
0
Petrels and shearwaters
19
Cormorants
0

Storm-petrels
1
Auks
0
Gulls and terns
8
Ducks, geese and swans
0


IUCN Red List Status

0
0
13 (12nd)
32% (8th)
1
1
11
2
25
1

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

French Polynesia at a glance

Land area

4,167 km2

BirdLife Partner

Société d'Ornithologie de Polynésie (Manu)

Species

Total number of birds 96
Globally threatened birds 35
Country endemics 33

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 57
Total IBA area 219,055 km2
IBA area as % of land area 5,257%

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 5



Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2024) Country profile: French Polynesia. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/country/french-polynesia on 02/03/2024.