State of the world's birds case studies

Pressure: Why birds are declining
Response: What can be done to improve the status of birds

Key publications


  • Evans, M. I. (ed) (1994) Important Bird Areas in the Middle East. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International.
  • Gancz, A. (ed) (1997) Important Bird Areas in Israel. The Torgos 27, Winter 97-98. Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel. [In Hebrew with English summary]

Israel at a glance




20,770 km2

BirdLife Partner

Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel


Total number of birds 385
Globally threatened birds 18
Country endemics 0

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 15
Total IBA area 456,700 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 1

Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2023) Country profile: Israel. Available from Downloaded: 2023-02-09