Saudi Arabia

State of the world's birds case studies

Pressure: Why birds are declining
Response: What can be done to improve the status of birds

Key publications


  • Evans, M. I. (ed) (1994) Important Bird Areas in the Middle East. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International.

Saudi Arabia at a glance




2,149,690 km2

BirdLife Partner

Saudi Wildlife Authority


Total number of birds 391
Globally threatened birds 19
Country endemics 1

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 39
Total IBA area 5,635,358 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 1

Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2021) Country profile: Saudi Arabia. Available from Checked: 2021-01-15