Sri Lanka


1340 km
538008 km2
0




Albatrosses
0
Penguins
0
Petrels and shearwaters
3
Cormorants
1

Storm-petrels
1
Auks
0
Gulls and terns
16
Ducks, geese and swans
0


IUCN Red List Status

0
0
1 (182nd)
4% (178th)
1
0
0
2
29
0

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

Sri Lanka at a glance

Capital

Sri Jayawardenapura-Kotte

Area

65,610 km2

BirdLife Partner

Field Ornithology Group of Sri Lanka

Species

Total number of birds 376
Globally threatened birds 16
Country endemics 29

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 70
Total IBA area 394,666 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 1



Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2020) Country profile: Sri Lanka. Available from http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/country/sri-lanka. Checked: 2020-11-25