South Africa


762 (30th) 18
549 86
262 159


IUCN Red List Status

0
0
54 (18th)
8% (55th)
5
23
26
32
676
0

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

South Africa at a glance

Land area

1,219,090 km2

BirdLife Partner

BirdLife South Africa

Species

Total number of birds 762
Globally threatened birds 54
Country endemics 18

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 99
Total IBA area 130,797 km2
IBA area as % of land area 11%

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 6



Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2024) Country profile: South Africa. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/country/south-africa on 27/02/2024.