Malaysia


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

Key publications

References

  • Yeap, C. A., Sebastian, A. C. and Davison, G. W. H. (eds) (2007) Directory of Important Bird Areas in Malaysia: key sites for conservation. MNS Conservation Publication 8. Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian Nature Society.

Malaysia at a glance

Capital

Kuala Lumpur

Area

329,847 km2

BirdLife Partner

Malaysian Nature Society

Species

Total number of birds 717
Globally threatened birds 54
Country endemics 8

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 55
Total IBA area 5,135,645 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 7



Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2017) Country profile: Malaysia. Available from http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/country/malaysia. Checked: 2017-11-20