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


  • Baral, H. S. and Inskipp, C. (2005) Important bird areas in Nepal: key sites for conservation. Kathmandu and Cambridge: Bird Conservation Nepal and BirdLife International.
  • Inskipp, C., Baral, H. S., Inskipp, T. and Stattersfield, A. (2013) The state of Nepal birds 2010. Journal of Threatened Taxa 5: 3473–3503

Nepal at a glance




147,181 km2

BirdLife Partner

Bird Conservation Nepal


Total number of birds 820
Globally threatened birds 38
Country endemics 1

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 27
Total IBA area 2,651,592 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 4

Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2022) Country profile: Nepal. Available from Checked: 2022-08-18