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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


  • Ethiopian Wildlife and Natural History Society (1996) Important Bird Areas of Ethiopia. Addis Ababa.

Recommended Citation:
BirdLife International (2015) Country profile: Ethiopia. Available from: Checked: 2015-10-13

Ethiopia at a glance


Addis Ababa



BirdLife Partner

Ethiopian Wildlife and Natural History Society


Total number of birds 806
Globally threatened birds 29
Country endemics 17

Important Bird Areas

Number of IBAs 68
Total IBA area 10,794,408 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 4