Netherlands


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

References

  • Eggenhuizen, T. and van den Tempel, R. (1996) Belangrijke Vogelgebieden [Important Bird Areas]. Zeist: Vogelbescherming Nederland. [In Dutch]
  • van den Tempel, R. and Osieck, E. R. (1994) Areas important for birds in the Netherlands: wetlands and other areas of international or European importance for birds. Technical Report 13E. Zeist: Vogelbescherming Nederland.

Netherlands at a glance

Capital

Amsterdam

Area

41,543 km2

BirdLife Partner

Vogelbescherming Nederland

Species

Total number of birds 270
Globally threatened birds 10
Country endemics 0

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 104
Total IBA area 1,772,179 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 0



Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2020) Country profile: Netherlands. Available from http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/country/netherlands. Checked: 2020-11-25