Saving Important Bird Areas

Photo: Georgia Wilson, Viera Rockledge

A global initiative of BirdLife International, implemented by Audubon and local partners in the United States, the Important Bird Areas Program (IBA) is an effort to identify and conserve areas that are vital to birds and other biodiversity.

Craig's Big Year Birdathon
Important Bird Areas

Craig's Big Year Birdathon

46 Important Bird Areas. Hundreds of species. Fabulous prizes. One Bird Nerd.

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Important Bird Areas
Important Bird Areas

Important Bird Areas

The center piece of the Audubon Arizona science program is the Important Bird Areas program.

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Arizona Watchlist
Important Bird Areas

Arizona Watchlist

There are 47 WatchList Species in Arizona: Red Species: 11, Yellow Species: 36

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Volunteer with the Important Bird Areas program
Important Bird Areas

Volunteer with the Important Bird Areas program

Learn about citizen science and volunteer opportunities

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2016 Western Yellow-billed Cuckoo survey materials
Conservation

2016 Western Yellow-billed Cuckoo survey materials

Everything you need (minus your state and federal permits) to run surveys for the threatened Western Yellow-billed Cuckoo.

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