South Africa


762 (30th) 18
548 85
259 158


IUCN Red List Status

0
0
54 (18th)
8% (56th)
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

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 99
Total IBA area 10,040,791 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 6



Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2022) Country profile: South Africa. Available from http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/country/south-africa. Checked: 2022-10-05