Web Features! Now you can more easily find information about
Important Bird Areas throughout the country, with the addition
of maps, general statistics, and graphics to our site. Start
exploringhereto learn about Important Bird Areas near you...
Important Bird Areas Americas:Priority Sites for Biodiversity
Conservation.. This directory identifies 2,345 top-priority
conservation sites in 57 countries and territories of the
Western Hemisphere, identified as of 2009. Download sections
from the book here
and read BirdLife International's press
slideshow for more information about Important Bird
Areas in the Americas
Days at Important Bird Areas... Thanks to TogetherGreen,
the Important Bird Areas Program is helping to engage people
in activities at IBAs. Read
more and see a summary of past events and upcoming events.
Conservation Effort Kicks Off in Detroit... Conservation leaders and community representatives
gathered in Detroit to kick-off a campaign to recognize
and protect Michigan's Important Bird Areas (IBAs), sites
critical to the conservation of Michigan's birds and wildlife.
Sanctuary Recognized for International Importance... Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary in
Florida, a Global Important Bird Area for Wood Stork and
home of the largest stand of Bald Cypress trees in the world,
was recently named a Ramsar Wetland of International Importance.
Read more of the story
or find out more about the site
as an IBA...
Birdwatch Features the Production of Important Bird Areas
Americas In anticipation of the forthcoming publication
Important Bird Areas Americas, due out in mid-October,
BirdLife International’s World Birdwatch magazine
has published a feature article about the work.... download
Important Bird Areas and the Sagebrush Initiative through
Google Earth 158 Important Bird Areas have been identified
across the focal region of Audubonís Sagebrush Initiative.
Explore these Important Bird Areas and learn more about
the initiative here...
Bird Area Helps Curb Sprawl in Maryland! Recent IBA success was met when Wicomico
County's Planning and Zoning Appeals Board denied development
within the heart of the 180,000-acre Pocomoke-Nassawango
Important to an Important Bird Area! Check out conservation tips from Audubon
in The Daily Green, including a highlight of the
Important Bird Areas Program and a success story at a Connecticut
Important Bird Area. Read
Scientist receives TogetherGreen fellowship. With this fellowship, Dr. Iain Stenhouse
will focus on engaging stakeholders in site assessment and
learn more about the best ways to engage the community in
spill threatens IBAs in the San Francisco Bay Area Click here
to see the immediate impacts of the November oil spill to
birds and their critical habitats, and learn more about
what you can do to help. Click
here to see other IBAs in California.
more about the IBAs on Lake Champlain!
Five IBAs in VT and NY are highlighted in videos, as part
of a project funded by the Lake Champlain Basin Program
and the Lucy D. Nisbet Foundation. Watch
Richard Moore, an outdoor writer, photographer, and reporter,
documents Audubon’s long-term conservation work at
Green Island Rookery, a Texas IBA for Reddish Egret and
other species! Watch
Louisiana Public Broadcasting Highlights the Important Bird
Areas Program! Click
to watch the video.
Within Driving Distance of Las Vegas
to read about several NV Important Bird Areas highlighted
in an Audubon Magazine web exclusive.
to read about a critical threat to Appalachia in the latest
issue of Audubon Magazine.