North Korea


2495 km
151326 km2
1




Albatrosses
0
Penguins
0
Petrels and shearwaters
1
Cormorants
3

Storm-petrels
1
Auks
6
Gulls and terns
10
Ducks, geese and swans
8


IUCN Red List Status

0
0
4 (72nd)
11% (93rd)
0
0
4
5
28
0

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

North Korea at a glance

Capital

Pyongyang

Area

120,538 km2

BirdLife Partner

None

Species

Total number of birds 323
Globally threatened birds 29
Country endemics 0

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 33
Total IBA area 253,082 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 0



Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2022) Country profile: North Korea. Available from http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/country/north-korea. Checked: 2022-06-29