South Africa


761 (30th) 18
547 84
262 159


IUCN Red List Status

0
0
52 (18th)
7% (65th)
5
21
26
37
672
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 761
Globally threatened birds 52
Country endemics 18

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 (2018) Country profile: South Africa. Available from http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/country/south-africa. Checked: 2018-09-19