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Dominican Republic

State of the world's birds case studies

Pressure: Why birds are declining
Response: What can be done to improve the status of birds

Key publications


  • Perdomo, L., Arias, Y., Léon, Y. and Wege, D. (2010) Áreas Importantes para la Conservación de las Aves en la República Dominicana [Important Bird Areas in the Dominican Republic]. Santo Domingo: Grupo Jaragua and the BirdLife International Caribbean IBA Programme. [In Spanish]

Recommended Citation:
BirdLife International (2016) Country profile: Dominican Republic. Available from: Checked: 2016-10-24

Dominican Republic at a glance


Santo Domingo



BirdLife Partner

Grupo Jaragua (Affiliate)


Total number of birds 246
Globally threatened birds 14
Country endemics 2

Important Bird Areas

Number of IBAs 21
Total IBA area 721,264 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 1