Falkland Islands (Malvinas)

State of the World's Birds - case studies

Key publications

Sanders, S.M. ed. (2006) Important Bird Areas in the United Kingdom Overseas Territories. Sandy, UK: RSPB.


  • Falklands Conservation (2006) Important Bird Areas of the Falkland Islands. London.
  • Otley H, Munro G, Clausen A and Ingham B. (2008) Falkland Islands State of the Environment Report 2008. Falkland Islands Government and Falklands Conservation, Stanley

Falkland Islands (Malvinas) at a glance

Land area

12,173 km2

BirdLife Partner

Falklands Conservation


Total number of birds 120
Globally threatened birds 8
Country endemics 3

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 23
Total IBA area 51,336 km2
IBA area as % of land area 422%

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 1

Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2024) Country profile: Falkland Islands (Malvinas). Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/country/falkland-islands-malvinas on 01/03/2024.