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State of the world's birds case studies

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


  • Baral, H. S. and Inskipp, C. (2005) Important bird areas in Nepal: key sites for conservation. Kathmandu and Cambridge: Bird Conservation Nepal and BirdLife International.
  • Inskipp, C., Baral, H. S., Inskipp, T. & Stattersfield, A. (2010) The state of Nepal birds 2010. Journal of Threatened Taxa 5: 3473–3503

Recommended Citation:
BirdLife International (2016) Country profile: Nepal. Available from: Checked: 2016-10-21

Nepal at a glance





BirdLife Partner

Bird Conservation Nepal (Partner Designate)


Total number of birds 809
Globally threatened birds 36
Country endemics 1

Important Bird Areas

Number of IBAs 27
Total IBA area 2,651,592 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 4