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Malaysia

State of the world's birds case studies

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

Key publications

References

  • Yeap, C. A., Sebastian, A. C. and Davison, G. W. H. (eds) (2007) Directory of Important Bird Areas in Malaysia: key sites for conservation. MNS Conservation Publication 8. Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian Nature Society.


Recommended Citation:
BirdLife International (2014) Country profile: Malaysia. Available from: http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/country/malaysia. Checked: 2014-09-17

Malaysia at a glance

Capital

Kuala Lumpur

Area

329,847km2

BirdLife Partner

Malaysian Nature Society

Species

Total number of birds 702
Globally threatened birds 48
Country endemics 8

Important Bird Areas

Number of IBAs 55
Total IBA area 5,135,645 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 7