South Africa


759 (30th) 17
545 84
262 159


IUCN Red List Status

0
0
48 (22nd)
7% (53rd)
5
18
25
34
677
0

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

South Africa at a glance

Capital

Pretoria

Area

1,219,090 km2

BirdLife Partner

BirdLife South Africa

Species

Total number of birds 759
Globally threatened birds 48
Country endemics 17

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 103
Total IBA area 10,432,596 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 6



Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2017) Country profile: South Africa. Available from http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/country/south-africa. Checked: 2017-12-12