State of the world's birds case studies

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


  • Grimmett, R. F. A. and Jones, T. A. (1988) Σημαντικες Περιοχες για τα Πουλια της Ελλαδας [Important bird areas in Greece]. Cambridge: BirdLife International. [In Greek]
  • Hellenic Ornithological Society (1994) Σημαντικες Περιοχες για τα Πουλια της Ελλαδας [Important Bird Areas in Greece]. Athens. [In Greek]

Greece at a glance




131,957 km2

BirdLife Partner

Hellenic Ornithological Society


Total number of birds 346
Globally threatened birds 19
Country endemics 0

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 204
Total IBA area 4,401,457 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 0

Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2022) Country profile: Greece. Available from Checked: 2022-08-14