State of the world's birds case studies

Introduction: The importance of birds to biodiversity
Response: What can be done to improve the status of birds

Key publications


  • Yépez, I., Devenish, C. and Clay, R. P. (2010) Important Bird Areas in the Amazon Basin. Quito: BirdLife International Americas Secretariat.
  • BirdLife International and Conservation International (2005) Áreas Importantes para la Conservación de las Aves en los Andes Tropicales: sitios prioritarios para la conservacíon de la biodiversidad [Important Bird Areas in the Tropical Andes: priority sites for biodiversity conservation]. Quito: BirdLife International. [In Spanish]

Venezuela at a glance




912,050 km2

BirdLife Partner



Total number of birds 1,386
Globally threatened birds 44
Country endemics 52

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 76
Total IBA area 25,067,367 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 7

Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2022) Country profile: Venezuela. Available from Downloaded: 2022-11-30