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Brazil

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

References

  • De Luca, A. C., Develey, P. F., Bencke, G. A. and Goerck, J. M. (eds) (2009) Áreas Importantes para a Conservação das Aves no Brasil. Parte II - Amazônia, Cerrado e Pantanal [Important Bird Areas in Brazil. Part 2 - Amazonia, Cerrado and the Pantanal]. São Paulo: SAVE Brasil. [In Portuguese]
  • Bencke, G. A., Maurício, G. N., Develey, P. F. and Goerck, J. M. (2006). Áreas Importantes para a Conservação das Aves no Brasil. Parte I - Estados do Domínio da Mata Atlântica [Important Bird Areas in Brazil. Part 1 - the Atlantic Coast]. São Paulo: SAVE Brasil. [In Portuguese]
  • Yépez, I., Devenish, C. and Clay, R. P. (2010) Important Bird Areas in the Amazon Basin. Quito: BirdLife International Americas Secretariat.


Recommended Citation:
BirdLife International (2014) Country profile: Brazil. Available from: http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/country/brazil. Checked: 2014-07-30

Brazil at a glance

Capital

Brasília

Area

8,514,877km2

BirdLife Partner

SAVE Brasil (Affiliate)

Species

Total number of birds 1753
Globally threatened birds 164
Country endemics 224

Important Bird Areas

Number of IBAs 234
Total IBA area 90,994,690 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 25