Peru


State of the world's birds case studies

Introduction: The importance of birds to biodiversity
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

References

  • Yépez, I., Devenish, C. and Clay, R. P. (2010) Important Bird Areas in the Amazon Basin. Quito: BirdLife International Americas Secretariat.
  • BirdLife International and Conservation International (2005) Áreas Importantes para la Conservación de las Aves en los Andes Tropicales: sitios prioritarios para la conservacíon de la biodiversidad [Important Bird Areas in the Tropical Andes: priority sites for biodiversity conservation]. Quito: BirdLife International. [In Spanish]

Peru at a glance

Capital

Lima

Area

1,285,216 km2

BirdLife Partner

None

Species

Total number of birds 1,858
Globally threatened birds 120
Country endemics 138

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 116
Total IBA area 20,022,070 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 20



Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2019) Country profile: Peru. Available from http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/country/peru. Checked: 2019-11-17