USA


State of the world's birds case studies

Introduction: The importance of birds to biodiversity
State: What we know about the changing state of birds
Pressure: Why birds are declining
Response: What can be done to improve the status of birds

Key publications

References

  • Chipley ,R. M., Fenwick, G. H., Parr, M. J. and Pashley, D. N. (2003). The American bird conservancy guide to the 500 most important bird areas in the United States: key sites for birds and birding in all 50 states. New York: Random House Trade.

USA at a glance

Capital

Washington, D.C.

Area

9,826,675 km2

BirdLife Partner

Audubon / American Bird Conservancy

Species

Total number of birds 844
Globally threatened birds 89
Country endemics 71

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 645
Total IBA area 118,040,776 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 10



Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2021) Country profile: USA. Available from http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/country/usa. Checked: 2021-10-28