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

Land area

2,149,690 km2

BirdLife Partner



Total number of birds 392
Globally threatened birds 19
Country endemics 1

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 41
Total IBA area 56,354 km2
IBA area as % of land area 3%

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 1

Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2023) Country profile: Saudi Arabia. Downloaded from on 06/12/2023.