French Polynesia

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
Response: What can be done to improve the status of birds
French Polynesia at a glance

Land area

4,167 km2

BirdLife Partner

Société d'Ornithologie de Polynésie (Manu)


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 on 02/03/2024.