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


  • Mallari, N. A. D., Tabaranza, B. R. Jnr and Crosby, M. J. (2001) Key Conservation Sites in the Philippines: a Haribon Foundations and BirdLife International directory of Important Bird Areas. Makati City: Bookmark.

Philippines at a glance




300,000 km2

BirdLife Partner

Haribon Foundation


Total number of birds 594
Globally threatened birds 91
Country endemics 258

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 117
Total IBA area 3,432,303 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 10

Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2022) Country profile: Philippines. Available from Downloaded: 2022-12-04