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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


  • Del Coro Arizmendi, M. and Marquez Vadelamar, L. (eds) (2000) Áreas de Importancia para la Conservation de las Aves en México [Important Bird Areas in Mexico]. Mexico City: CONABIO. [In Spanish]

Recommended Citation:
BirdLife International (2016) Country profile: Mexico. Available from: Checked: 2016-10-22

Mexico at a glance


Mexico City



BirdLife Partner

Pronatura (Affiliate)


Total number of birds 1081
Globally threatened birds 61
Country endemics 100

Important Bird Areas

Number of IBAs 59
Total IBA area 9,138,658 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 22