South Africa


762 (30th) 18
547 85
263 159


IUCN Red List Status

0
0
54 (17th)
8% (53rd)
5
22
27
37
671
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 762
Globally threatened birds 54
Country endemics 18

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 98
Total IBA area 10,010,551 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 6



Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2019) Country profile: South Africa. Available from http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/country/south-africa. Checked: 2019-11-17