Total | Amphibians | Birds | Fish | Mammals | Reptiles | Vascular Plants

Total number of bird species, by country

Note, this data from Fishbase dates to July 2019, but is the most recent available on a global scale. If you are aware of more up-to-date data, please contact us.

Country / regionFishRankThreatened fish species (2018)
Australia4,9341125
Indonesia4,7722166
Brazil4,521393
Japan4,054477
China3,6225136
Philippines3,339691
United States (USA)3,0747251
Taiwan2,8688
Papua New Guinea2,858961
Mexico2,62410181
India2,58311227
Vietnam2,4211283
New Caledonia2,4061337
Thailand2,13814106
South Africa2,08715121
Colombia2,0531699
Malaysia1,9381787
Mozambique1,7681872
Tanzania, United Republic of1,75519179
Venezuela1,7232045
Peru1,5732152
Palau1,5502221
Congo1,5082394
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the 1,4802457
Panama1,4102557
Fiji1,3022620
Micronesia, Federated States of1,2302725
Madagascar1,17328111
Seychelles1,1692924
Tonga1,1433016
Canada1,1403144
Sri Lanka1,1253257
Maldives1,1223324
Costa Rica1,1203464
Ecuador1,1093561
Mauritius1,1073621
South Korea1,1073628
New Zealand1,1053738
Cuba1,1033844
Nicaragua1,0733940
Myanmar1,0724053
Cameroon1,06341122
Kenya1,0574274
Suriname1,0454332
Oman1,0434436
Honduras1,0274545
Hong Kong1,0264615
Argentina1,0164742
Guam1,0114814
Guyana9934933
Trinidad and Tobago9875037
Guinea9795176
Solomon Islands9735224
Samoa9675316
French Guiana96054
Marshall Islands9575518
Russian Federation9565639
Reunion95357
Cambodia9365848
Egypt9365858
French Polynesia9315928
Angola9266053
Guatemala9026141
Bahamas8846243
Saudi Arabia8526341
Vanuatu8436418
Somalia8416531
Turkey83266131
France8036753
Spain8036783
Puerto Rico8036732
Gabon7926872
Northern Mariana Islands7886914
Senegal7877058
Nigeria7757174
Chile7717227
Yemen7527340
Morocco7347454
American Samoa7317512
Pakistan7217646
Singapore7197729
Uruguay7137845
Mauritania7117945
Cape Verde71080
Israel6958150
Ghana6948258
Sierra Leone6848357
Guinea-Bissau6778441
Cote d'lvoire6758559
Iran6738647
Namibia6628733
Belize6498845
Greece6418980
Jamaica6369030
Italy6199152
Liberia6139264
Christmas Island61093
Benin5989440
El Salvador5879517
Gambia5819635
Aruba5749724
Laos5729855
Cook Islands57099
Bangladesh56910029
Virgin Islands, U.S.569100
Equatorial Guinea56710144
Togo56510238
Comoros56310311
Portugal55810467
Jordan55610520
Kiribati53410614
Dominican Republic53110729
Barbados52910829
Haiti52710930
Kuwait52611018
United Arab Emirates51911120
Bahrain51711214
Cocos (Keeling) Island513113
Qatar50511417
Antigua and Barbuda50211531
Dominica50111631
Brunei Darussalam49911714
Grenada49811829
Saint Lucia495119
British Indian Ocean Territory 487120
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines486121
Sudan48012232
Virgin Islands, British480122
Algeria47612341
Cayman Islands47312431
Malawi47012536
Bermuda47012527
Saint Kitts and Nevis461126
Martinique456127
Western Sahara443128
Guadeloupe435129
Anguilla432130
United Kingdom42213148
Albania42013244
Croatia41813364
Zambia40613420
Montserrat405135
Bolivia4041368
Ireland39913728
Slovenia39813833
Syrian Arab Republic39513951
Djibouti39513923
Turks and Caicos Islands38014030
Tunisia36414139
Mayotte356142
Eritrea35514329
São Tomé and Príncipe35114425
Pitcairn339145
Bosnia and Herzegovina33614636
Gibraltar331147
Montenegro32814832
Lebanon32514928
Malta32215022
Iraq31715119
East Timor (Timor-Leste)313152
North Korea30515328
Norfolk Island303154
Iceland29915516
Norway29215623
Nepal2911577
Monaco28815815
Libya28415932
Cyprus27916024
Uganda27016160
Paraguay2631620
Greenland2631629
Sweden24616315
Germany24516424
Burundi24316517
Ukraine23916624
Niue229167
Bulgaria22216822
Denmark22116918
Netherlands21017015
Romania20717122
Wallis and Futuna2001722
Antarctica199173
Central African Republic1981743
Tuvalu19717513
Belgium19317613
Saint Helena171177
Ethiopia17017814
Zimbabwe1501793
Macau1491809
Poland1441818
Mali1421822
Chad1381831
Georgia13318411
Faroe Islands13118513
Afghanistan1251864
Burkina Faso1231874
Tokelau118188
Kazakhstan11618914
Latvia1141906
Niger1071914
Finland1011926
Lithuania981936
Serbia9419415
Austria9319511
Slovakia92196
Falkland Island (Malvinas)92196
Switzerland881979
Uzbekistan861987
Azerbaijan8519914
Nauru85199
Botswana832002
Hungary832009
Mongolia812012
Czech Republic802022
Rwanda772037
Estonia722045
Turkmenistan6720513
Moldova, Republic of622068
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands60207
Belarus582082
Swaziland57209
North Macedonia5621013
Armenia542113
Bhutan522123
Svalbard and Jan Mayen43213
Kyrgyzstan322143
Heard Islands and McDonald Islands28215
Luxemburg142161
South Sudan132170
Liechtenstein132170
Saint Pierre and Miquelon13217
Bouvet Island13217
Lesotho122181
Andorra72190
Tajikistan42205
French Southern Territories (France)0221
Netherlands Antilles0221
San Marino0221
United States Minor Outlying Islands0221
Holy See (Vatican City State)0221

 

Source: Plant data is from the World Conservation Monitoring Centre of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP-WCMC), 2004. Species Data. Fish: Fishbase; Birds: Birdlife International; Amphibians: AmphibiaWeb; Mammals: IUCN; Reptiles: the Reptile Database.

Species counts: Total | Amphibians | Birds | Mammals | Reptiles | Vascular Plants

IUCN Red List (partial list of rainforest countries): Australia, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Brazil, Côte D’ivoire, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Colombia, Congo Brazzaville, Congo Kinshasa, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Gabon, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Laos, Liberia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, Nicaragua, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, Venezuela, and Vietnam.