State of the world's birds case studies

Response: What can be done to improve the status of birds

Key publications


  • Leonard, P. (2005) Important Bird Areas in Zambia. Lusaka: Zambian Ornithological Society.
  • Likando, K., Nyoni, M. and Ngwenyama, D. (2010). 2009 IBA Status and Trends Report, Zambia. Zambian Ornithological Society.
  • Roxburgh, L., Bingham, M., Ngwenyama, D. and Lilanda, P. (2008) Current status report for North Swaka ZM015 Important Bird Area. Lusaka: Zambian Ornithological Society.

Zambia at a glance




752,618 km2

BirdLife Partner

BirdWatch Zambia


Total number of birds 733
Globally threatened birds 20
Country endemics 3

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 42
Total IBA area 10,568,150 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 4

Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2020) Country profile: Zambia. Available from Checked: 2020-10-29