New Caledonia (to France)

State of the world's birds case studies

Introduction: The importance of birds to biodiversity
Response: What can be done to improve the status of birds


  • Spaggiari, J., Chartendrault, V. and Barré, N. (2007) Zones importantes pour la conservations des oiseaux de Nouvelle-Calédonie [Important Bird Areas of New Caledonia]. Nouméa: Société Calédonienne d’Ornithologie and Birdlife International. [In French].

New Caledonia (to France) at a glance




18,575 km2

BirdLife Partner

Société Calédonienne d'Ornithologie


Total number of birds 126
Globally threatened birds 17
Country endemics 26

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 54
Total IBA area 16,673,485 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 1

Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2022) Country profile: New Caledonia (to France). Available from Checked: 2022-11-26