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Australia

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

References

  • Dutson, G., Garnett, S. and Gole, C. (2009) Australia’s Important Bird Areas. Key sites for conservation. Birds Australia (RAOU) Conservation Statement 15, October 2009.


Recommended Citation:
BirdLife International (2014) Country profile: Australia. Available from: http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/country/australia. Checked: 2014-09-03

Australia at a glance

Capital

Canberra

Area

7,741,220km2

BirdLife Partner

BirdLife Australia

Species

Total number of birds 705
Globally threatened birds 50
Country endemics 329

Important Bird Areas

Number of IBAs 309
Total IBA area 43,827,954 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 15