Nigeria


853 km
183376 km2
1




Albatrosses
0
Penguins
0
Petrels and shearwaters
2
Cormorants
1

Storm-petrels
0
Auks
0
Gulls and terns
17
Ducks, geese and swans
0


IUCN Red List Status

0
0
2 (118th)
9% (118th)
0
1
1
0
22
0

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

Nigeria at a glance

Capital

Abuja

Area

923,768 km2

BirdLife Partner

Nigerian Conservation Foundation

Species

Total number of birds 864
Globally threatened birds 24
Country endemics 4

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 27
Total IBA area 3,250,138 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 4



Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2019) Country profile: Nigeria. Available from http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/country/nigeria. Checked: 2019-07-20