Mauritania


754 km
164337 km2
5




Albatrosses
0
Penguins
0
Petrels and shearwaters
4
Cormorants
1

Storm-petrels
3
Auks
0
Gulls and terns
22
Ducks, geese and swans
1


IUCN Red List Status

0
0
2 (116th)
5% (163rd)
0
0
2
1
38
0

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

Mauritania at a glance

Capital

Nouakchott

Area

1,030,700 km2

BirdLife Partner

Nature Mauritanie

Species

Total number of birds 471
Globally threatened birds 19
Country endemics 0

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 24
Total IBA area 1,872,425 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 0



Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2019) Country profile: Mauritania. Available from http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/country/mauritania. Checked: 2019-12-12