Mauritania


754 km
164337 km2
6




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
3 (100th)
8% (126th)
0
0
3
1
37
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 472
Globally threatened birds 24
Country endemics 0

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 25
Total IBA area 2,362,170 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 0



Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2022) Country profile: Mauritania. Available from http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/country/mauritania. Checked: 2022-08-19