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State of the world's birds case studies

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


  • Di Giacomo, A. S. (2005) Áreas importantes para la conservación de las aves en Argentina. Sitios prioritarias para la conservación de la biodiversidad [Important Bird Areas in Argentina. Priority sites for the conservation of biodiversity]. Temas de Naturaleza y Conservación 5. Buenos Aires: Aves Argentinas and Associación Ornitológica del Plata. [In Spanish]
  • Yorio, P., Frere, E., Gandini, P., Conway, W. (1999) Status and conservation of seabirds breeding in Argentina. Bird Conservation International. 9:299-314

Recommended Citation:
BirdLife International (2016) Country profile: Argentina. Available from: Checked: 2016-10-23

Argentina at a glance


Buenos Aires



BirdLife Partner

Aves Argentinas/AOP


Total number of birds 998
Globally threatened birds 51
Country endemics 9

Important Bird Areas

Number of IBAs 268
Total IBA area 31,830,741 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 10