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State of the world's birds case studies

Introduction: The importance of birds to biodiversity
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


  • 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]

Recommended Citation:
BirdLife International (2016) Country profile: Bolivia. Available from: Checked: 2016-10-21

Bolivia at a glance





BirdLife Partner

Asociación Civil Armonía


Total number of birds 1427
Globally threatened birds 55
Country endemics 18

Important Bird Areas

Number of IBAs 50
Total IBA area 22,886,484 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 9