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Ecuador

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

  • Freile, J.F. and Santander, T. (eds) (2005) Áreas Importantes para la Conservación de las Aves en Ecuador [Important Bird Areas in Ecuador]. Quito: Aves y Conservación (Corporación Ornitiológica del Ecuador), BirdLife International, Conservación Internacional y Ministerio del Ambiente de Ecuador. [In Spanish]
  • 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 (2014) Country profile: Ecuador. Available from: http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/country/ecuador. Checked: 2014-11-25

Ecuador at a glance

Capital

Quito

Area

283,561km2

BirdLife Partner

Aves & Conservacion

Species

Total number of birds 1590
Globally threatened birds 97
Country endemics 37

Important Bird Areas

Number of IBAs 108
Total IBA area 9,180,600 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 9