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IBA Inventories

 This section relates to regional and national inventories/directories of sites.  See also:
- IBA Monitoring Reports lists regional and national reports, publications etc on IBA monitoring.
- IBA Reports lists other reports, publications etc that relate to IBAs.


REGIONAL INVENTORIES


The following regional and global inventories are listed by region, most recent first.

Africa
- Fishpool, L.D.C. and Evans, M. I. (eds) (2001) Important Bird Areas of Africa and associated islands: priority sites for conservation. Newbury/Cambridge, UK: Pisces Publications/BirdLife International.
- Barnes, K.N. (ed)  (1998) The Important Bird Areas of southern Africa.  Johannesburg: BirdLife South Africa.

Americas
- Yépez, I., Devenish, C. and Clay, R. P. (2010) Important Bird Areas in the Amazon Basin. Quito: BirdLife International Americas Secretariat.
- Devenish, C., Díaz Fernández, D.F., Clay, R.P., Davidson, I. and Yépez Zabala (eds) (2009) Important Bird Areas in the Americas – priority sites for biodiversity conservation. Quito: BirdLife International.
- BirdLife International (2008) Important Bird Areas in the Caribbean: key sites for conservation. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International.
- BirdLife International and Conservation International (2005) Áreas Importantes para la Conservación de las Aves en los Andes Tropicales: sitios prioritarios para la conservacíon de la biodiversidad [Important Bird Areas in the Tropical Andes: priority sites for biodiversity conservation]. Quito: BirdLife International.
- CEC (1999) North American Important Bird Areas. A directory of 150 key conservation sites. Montréal: Commission for Environmental Cooperation.

Asia
- BirdLife International (2004) Important Bird Areas in Asia: key sites for conservation. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International.

Europe
- Heath, M.F., Evans, M.I., Hoccom, D.G., Payne, A.J. and Peet, N.B. (eds) (2000) Important Bird Areas in Europe: priority sites for conservation, Volume 1 Northern Europe, Volume 2 Southern Europe.  Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International.
- Skov, H., Vatikus, G., Raudonikis, L., Sidlo, P.O., Kalamees, A., Luigijze, L., Stipneice, A., Welander, B., Kondratyev, A,. Grishanov, G., Scheller, W., Struwe-Juhl, B., Leivo, M., Flensted, K.N. and Rasmussen, J.F.  (2000) Inventory of coastal and marine Important Bird Areas in the Baltic Sea.  Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International.
- Skov, H., Durinck, J., Leopold, M.F. and Tasker, M.L. (1995) Important Bird Areas for seabirds in the North Sea. Sandy, UK: RSPB.
- Grimmett, R.F.A. and Jones, T.A. (1989) Important Bird Areas in Europe. Cambridge, UK: International Council for Bird Preservation (Tech. Pub. 9).
- Osieck, E.R. and Morzer Bruyns, M.F. (1981) Important bird areas in the European community. Cambridge, UK: International Council for Bird Preservation.

Middle East and Central Asia
- Evans, M.I. (ed) (1994) Important Bird Areas in the Middle East. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International.
- Evans, M.I. (ed) (2005) [Important Bird Areas of the Arab-speaking world.] Riyadh: National Commission for Wildlife Conservation and Development. (In Arabic.)

Overseas Territories
- Sanders, S.M. (ed) (2006) Important Bird Areas in the United Kingdom Overseas Territories. Sandy, UK: Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.
 

NATIONAL INVENTORIES

The following national inventories are listed by country, most recent first.

Antarctica
- Harris, C.M., Carr, R., Lorenz, K. & Jones, S. 2011. Important Bird Areas in Antarctica: Antarctic Peninsula, South Shetland Islands, South Orkney Islands – Final Report. Prepared for BirdLife International and the Polar Regions Unit of the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office. Environmental Research & Assessment Ltd., Cambridge, UK.

Argentina
- BirdLife Partner in Argentina: IBA website
- Di Giacomo, A.S. (2005) Áreas importantes para la conservación de las aves en Argentina. Sitios prioritarias para la conservación de la biodiversidad [Important Bird Areas in Argentina. Priority sites for the conservation of biodiversity].  Temas de Naturaleza y Conservación 5. Buenos Aires: Aves Argentinas and Associación Ornitológica del Plata.

Australia
- BirdLife Partner in Australia: IBA website
- Dutson, G., Garnett, S. and Gole, C. (2009) Australia’s Important Bird Areas.  Key sites for conservation. Birds Australia (RAOU) Conservation Statement 15.

Austria
- Dvorak, M. and Berg, H.M. (2009) Die wichtigsten Gebiete für den Vogelschultz in Österreich [Important Bird Areas in Austria]. Vienna: Bundesministerium für Umwelt. [In German]
- Dvorak, M. and Karner, E. (1995) Important Bird Areas in Österreich. Monographien Bund 71. Vienna: Bundesministerium für Umwelt. [In German]

Azerbaijan
- BirdLife Partner Designate in Azerbaijan: IBA webpage

Belarus
- Kozulin, A. V., Vergeichik, L., Nikiforov, M., Ivanovski, V., Birjucov, V., Dombrovski, V., Grichik, V., Maximencov, M., Byshniov, I., Sidorovich, V., Cherkas, N., Mongin, E., Pinchuk, P., Karlinova, N. and Zuyonov, S. (2008) Important Bird Areas of Belarus.  Minsk: APB-BirdLife.
- Kozulin, A.V., Dombrovski, A.Ch., Ivanovski, V.V., Maximenkov, M.V., Nikiforov, M.E., Skuratovich, A.N., Birjukov, V.P., Grichik, V.V., Dmitrerok, M.G., Byshirov, M.G., Sidorovich, V.E., Cherkas, N.D., Mongoin, E.A., Pinchuk, P.V., Zhuravliov, D.V. and Abramchuck, A.V. (2005) Скарбы Прыроад ы Беларусı [Treasures of Belarusian nature.  Areas of international significance for the conservation of biological diversity].  Minsk. [In Belarusian and English]

Belize
BirdLife Partner in Belize: IBA webpage

Botswana
BirdLife Partner Designate in Botswana: IBA webpage
-Tyler, S. J. and Bishop, D. R. (1998) Important bird areas of Botswana. Pp. 333-354 in Barnes, K.N., ed. The important bird areas of Southern Africa. Johannesburg: BirdLife South Africa.

Brazil
- De Luca, A.C., Develey, P.F., Bencke, G.A. and Goerck, J.M. (eds) (2009) Áreas Importantes para a Conservação das Aves no Brasil. Parte II -  Amazônia, Cerrado e Pantanal [Important Bird Areas in Brazil. Part 2 - Amazonia, Cerrado and the Pantanal]. São Paulo: SAVE Brasil.  [In Portuguese]
- Bencke, G.A., Maurício, G.N., Develey, P.F. and Goerck, J.M. (2006). Áreas Importantes para a Conservação das Aves no Brasil. Parte I - Estados do Domínio da Mata Atlântica [Important Bird Areas in Brazil. Part 1 - the Atlantic Coast]. São Paulo: SAVE Brasil. [In Portuguese] 

Bulgaria
- Kostadinova, I. and Gramatikov, M. (eds) (2007) Орнитологично Важни Места в Вългария и Натура 2000 [Important Bird Areas in Bulgaria and Natura 2000]. BSPB Conservation Series 11. Sofia: Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds. [In Bulgarian and English]
- Kostadinova, I. (1997) Орнитологично Важни Места в Вългария [Important Bird Areas in Bulgaria]. BSPB Conservation Series, Book 1. Sofia: Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds. [In Bulgarian]
 
Burundi
- Hakizimana, D., Citegetse, G., Manirambana, A. and Bizimana, D. (2008). Zones Importantes de Conservation des Oiseaux au Burundi. Site prioritaires pour la conservation [Important Bird Areas in Burundi. Priority sites for conservation]. Bujumbura: Association Burundaise pour la la Protection des Oiseaux. [In French]

Cambodia
BirdLife Programme in Cambodia: IBA webpage
- Seng Kim Hout, Pech Bunnat, Poole, C.M., Tordoff, A.W., Davidson, P. and E. Delattre (2003)  Directory of Important Bird Areas in Cambodia: key sites for conservation.  Phnom Penh: Department of Forestry and Wildlife, Department of Nature Conservation and Protection, BirdLife International in Indochina, and the Wildlife Conservation Society Cambodia Program.

Canada
- BirdLife Partners in Canada: IBA webpage (in English and French)

Chile
Birdlife Affiliate in Chile: IBA webpage

China
- Chan, S., Crosby, M., So, S., Dezhi, W., Cheung, F. and Fangyuan, H. (2009) 中国大陸重要自然栖地 – 重点鳥区 [Directory of Important Bird Areas in China (mainland): key sites for conservation]. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International.  [In Chinese]

Cook Islands
- Evans, J. (2012) Priority sites for conservation in the Cook Islands: Key Biodiversity Areas and Important Bird Areas. Rarotonga: Te Ipukarea Society.

Cuba
- Aguilar, S. (ed) (2010) Áreas Importantes para la Conservación de las Aves en Cuba [Important Bird Areas in Cuba]. Havana: Centro Nacional de Áreas Protegidas.

Cyprus
- BirdLife Partner in Cyprus: IBA webpage
- Iezekiel, S., Makris, C. and Antoniou, A. (2004) Important Bird Areas of European Union importance in Cyprus. Nicosia: BirdLife Cyprus.

Czech Republic
- BirdLife Partner in the Czech Republic: IBA webpage
- Málková, P. and Lacina, D. (eds) (2002) Významná ptačí území v Česté republia 2001 [Important Bird Areas in the Czech Republic 2001].  Prague: Czech Society for for Ornithology. [In Czech]
- Hora, J. and Kanuch, P. (1992) Významná ptačí území v Evrope [Important Bird Areas in Europe - Czechoslovakia]. Prague: Czechoslovakia Section of the International Council for Bird Preservation. [In Czech and English versions].

Dominican Republic
- Perdomo, L., Arias, Y., Léon, Y. and Wege, D. (2010) Áreas Importantes para la Conservación de las Aves en la República Dominicana [Important Bird Areas in the Dominican Republic]. Santo Domingo: Grupo Jaragua and the BirdLife International Caribbean IBA Programme. [In Spanish]

Ecuador
- Freile, J.F. and Santander, T. (eds) (2005) Áreas Importantes para la Conservación de las Aves en Ecuador [Important Bird Areas in Ecuador]. Quito: Aves y Conservación (Corporación Ornitiológica del Ecuador), BirdLife International, Conservación Internacional y Ministerio del Ambiente de Ecuador. [In Spanish]

Egypt
- Baha El Din, S. (1999) Directory of Important Bird Areas in Egypt.  Cairo: BirdLife International.

El Salvador
- Komar, O. and Ibarra-Portillo, R. (2009) Las IBAs de El Salvador: las Areas de Importancia para la Conservación de las Aves. San Salvador: SalvaNATURA.

Estonia
- BirdLife Partner in Estonia: IBA webpage
- Kuus, A. and Kalamees, A. (eds) (2003) Euroopa Liidu tähtsusega linnualad Eestis [Important bird areas of European Union importance in Estonia]. Tartu: Eesti Ornitholoogiaühing. [In Estonian and English]
- Kalamees, A. (2000) Tahsted linnualad Eestis [Important Bird Areas in Estonia]. Tartu: Eesti Ornitholoogiaühing. [In Estonian and English].

Ethiopia
- BirdLife Partner in Ethiopia: IBA webpage
- Ethiopian Wildlife and Natural History Society (1996) Important Bird Areas of Ethiopia.  Addis Ababa.

Falkland Islands (Las Malvinas)
- Falklands Conservation (2006) Important Bird Areas of the Falkland Islands. London.

Fiji
- BirdLife International (2006). Important Bird Areas in Fiji: conserving Fiji’s natural heritage.  Suva: BirdLife International Pacific Partnerhsip Secretariat.

Finland
- BirdLife Partner in Finland: IBA webpage
- Leivo, M., Asanti, T., Koskimies, P., Lammi, E., Lampolahti, J., Mikkola-Roos, M. and Virolainen, E. (2002) Suomen tärkeät lintualueet FINIBA [Important Bird Areas in Finland]. BirdLife Suomen julkaisuja 4. Kuopio: Suomen Graafiset Palvelut. [In Finnish].

France
- Rocamora, G.(1994) Les Zones Importantes pour la Conservation des Oiseaux en France [Important Bird Areas in France]. Angoulême: Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux and Ministère de l’Environment. [In French]

Germany
- BirdLife Partner in Germany: IBA webpage
- Sudfeldt, C., Doer, D., Hötker, H., Mayr, C., Unselt, C., Lindeiner, A.V. and Bauer, H.G. (2002) Important Bird Areas (Bedeutende Vogelschutzgebiete) in Deutschland - überarbeitete und aktualisierte Gesamtliste [Important Bird Areas in Germany - revised and updated list]. Berichte zum Vogelschutz.  38. 17-110. [In German]
- Naturschutzbund Deutschland (1991) Die Europäischen Vogelschutzgebiete (IBA) in den fünf neuen Bundesländern [IBAs in the five new Bundesländer of the Federal Republic of Germany]. Bonn. [In German]
- Winkel, W. and Frantzen M. (1987) Erfassung von 'Important Bird Areas' der Bundesrepublik Deutschland [Inventory of Important Bird Areas in the Federal Republic of Germany]. Berichte der Deutschen Sektion des Internationalen Rates für Vogelschutz 27: 13-58. [In German].

Greece
- Portolou, D., Bourdakis, S., Vlachos, C., Kastritis, T. and T. Dimalexis (eds.) (2009) Important Bird Areas of Greece: Priority sites for conservation. Hellenic Ornithological Society, Athens.
- Hellenic Ornithological Society (1994) Σημαντικες Περιοχες για τα Πουλια της Ελλαδας [Important Bird Areas in Greece]. Athens. [In Greek]
- Grimmett, R.F.A. and Jones, T.A. (1988) Σημαντικες Περιοχες για τα Πουλια της Ελλαδας [Important bird areas in Greece]. Cambridge: BirdLife International. [In Greek]

Guinea Bissau
- Dodman, T., Barlow, C., Sá, J. and Robertson, P. (2004) Zonas Importantes para as Aves ne Guiné-Bissau / Important Bird Areas in Guinea-Bissau. Dakar and Bissau: Wetlands International and Gabinete de Planificação Costeira / ODZH. [In Portuguese and English]

Hong Kong
BirdLife Partner Designate in Hong Kong: IBA webpage

Hungary
- Nagy, S. (1998) Fontos Madárélóhelyek Magyarországon [Important Bird Areas of Hungary]. Budapest: Magyar Madártani és Természetvédelmi Egyesület. [In Hungarian]
- Waliczky, Z. (1992) Európai Jelentóségú Madárélóhelyek Magyarországon (Important Birds Areas of European significance in Hungary]. Budapest: Magyar Madártani és Természetvédelmi Egyesület and International Council for Bird Preservation. [In Hungarian]

India
- Indian Bird Conservation Network: IBA webpage
- Rahmani, A.R. and Zafar-ul Islam, M. (eds) (2004) Important bird areas in India: priority sites for conservation. Mumbai: Indian Bird Conservation Network.
- Zafar-ul Islam, M. (2001) Important Bird Areas of the Western Ghats, Kerala.  Bombay: Bombay Natural History Society. 
- Jhunjhunwala, S. (2001) Important Bird Areas in Maharashtra.  Bombay: RSPB, Bombay Natural History Society and BirdLife International.  
 
Indonesia
- Rombang, W.M., Trainor. C. and Lesmana, D. (2002) Daerah Penting bagi Burung: Nusa Tenggara [Important Bird Areas of Indonesia: Nusa Tenggara].  Bogor: PKA and BirdLife International.  [In Indonesian]
- Holmes, D. and Rombang, W. M. (2001).  Daerah Penting bagi Burung: Sumatera [Important Bird Areas of Indonesia: Sumatra].  Bogor: PKA and BirdLife International Indonesia Programme. [In Indonesian]
- Holmes, D., Rombang, W.M. and Octavani, D. (2001)  Daerah Penting bagi Burung: di Kalimantan [Important Bird Areas of Indonesia: Kalimantan].  Bogor: PKA and BirdLife International Indonesia Programme. [In Indonesian]
- Rudyanto and Rombang, W. (1999) Important Bird Areas in Java.  Bogor: BirdLife International Indonesia Programme.

Ireland
- BirdLife Partner in Ireland: IBA webpage
- Magee, E. and Coveney, J. (1995) Important Bird Areas (IBAs): threats and protection status. Monkstown: Irish Wildbird Conservancy.

Israel
- Gancz, A. (ed) (1997) Important Bird Areas in Israel. The Torgos 27, Winter 97-98. Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel. [In Hebrew with English summary]

Italy
- BirdLife Partner in Italy: IBA webpage
- Celada, C., Gaibani, G., Cecere, I.G., Calabrese, L. and Piovani, P. (2009) Aree importanti per gli uccelli dalla terra al mare. Studio preliminare per l’individuazione delle IBA (Important Bird Areas) in ambiente marino [Important Bird Areas from land to sea.  A preliminary study of Important Bird Area designation in the marine environment]. LIPU, Ministero Dell’Ambiente and DPN. [In Italian]
- Brunner, A., Celada, C., Rossi, P. and Gustin, M. (2002) Sviluppo di un sistema nazionale delle ZPS sulla base delle rete delle IBA (Important Bird Areas). LIPU. [In Italian]
- Gariboldi, A., Rizzi, V. and Casde, F. (2000) Aree Importanti per l’avifauna in Italia [Important Bird Areas in Italy].  Parma: Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli. [In Italian]
- Lambertini, M., Gustin, M., Faralli, U. and Tallone, G. (1991) IBA - Italia. Aree di Importanza Europea per gli uccelli selvatici in Italia [IBA - Italy. Important Bird Areas of European significance for woodland birds in Italy]. Parma: Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli. [In Italian].

Japan
- BirdLife Partner in Japan: IBA webpage [in English]
- BirdLife Partner in Japan: IBA webpage [in Japanese]
- Wild Bird Society of Japan (2010) IBA白書 2010 [Important Bird Areas in Japan 2010]. Tokyo: Wild Bird Society of Japan. [In Japanese]
- Wild Bird Society of Japan (2007) IBA白書 2007 [Important Bird Areas in Japan 2007]. Tokyo: Wild Bird Society of Japan. [In Japanese]
- Wild Bird Society of Japan (2005) IBA白書 2005 [Important Bird Areas in Japan 2005]. Tokyo: Wild Bird Society of Japan. [In Japanese]

Jordan
- Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature (2000) Important Bird Areas in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Amman: BirdLife International and Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature.

Kazakhstan
- Sklyarenko, S.L., Welch, G.R. and Brombacher, M. (eds) (2008) Important Bird Areas in Kazakhstan - priority sites for conservation.  Almaty: Association for the Conservation of Biodiversity of Kazakhstan.
- Sklyarenko, S.L. (2005) Inventory of important bird areas in Kazakhstan: interim report. Association for the Conservation of Biodiversity of Kazakhstan
 
Kenya
- BirdLife Partner in Kenya: IBA webpage
- Bennun, L. and Njoroge, P. (1999) Important Bird Areas in Kenya. Nairobi: Nature Kenya.

Laos
- BirdLife Programme in Laos: IBA webpage
- Ounekham,K. and Inthapatha, S. (2003) Important bird areas in Lao P.D.R. Vientiane: Department of Forestry, BirdLife International and Wildlife Conservation Society Lao Program. [In Laotian and English].

Latvia
- BirdLife Partner in Latvia: IBA webpage
- Račinskis, E. (2004) Eiropas Savlienības Nozīmes Putniem Nozīmīgās Vietas Latvijā [Important Bird Areas of European Union importance in Latvia]. Riga: Latvian Ornithological Society. [In Latvian and English]
- Račinskis, E. and Stipniece, A. (2000) Putniem Starptautiski Nozīmīgās Vietas Latvijā [Important Bird Areas in Latvia]. Riga: Latvijas Ornitologijas. [In Latvian].

Lebanon
- Khairallah, N.H. and Conroy, C. (2010) New Important Bird Areas in Lebanon - a research and community conservation project March 2005 - February 2008. Sandgrouse 32: 120-133.

Lithuania
- Raudonikis. L. (2004) Europos sąjungos veikšmės Paukščiams Svarbios Teritorijos Lietuvoje [Important Bird Areas of European Union importance in Lithuania]. Kaunas: Lithuanian Ornithological Society and Institute of Ecology. [In Lithuanian and English]
- Raudonikis. L. and Kurlavicius, P. (2000) Paukščiams svarbiosteritorijos Lietuvoje [Important Bird Areas in Lithuania]. Vilnius: Lithuanian Ornithological Society and Institute of Ecology. [In Lithuanian and English]
 
Macedonia
- Velevski, M., Hallmann, B., Grubač, Lisičanec, T., Stoynov, E., Lisičanec, E., Avukatov, V., Božič, L. and Stumberger, B. (2010) Important Bird Areas in Macedonia: sites of global and European importance. Acrocephalus 31: 181-282.

Madagascar
- Project ZICOMA (1999)  Les Zones d’Importance pour la Conservation des Oiseaux à Madagascar. Antananarivo.

Malaysia
- Yeap, C.A., Sebastian, A.C. and Davison, G.W.H. (eds) (2007) Directory of Important Bird Areas in Malaysia: key sites for conservation. Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian Nature Society (Conservation Publication 8).
- Malaysian Nature Society (2005) A handbook of Important Bird Areas in Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian Nature Society (Conservation Publication 4).

Malta
- BirdLife Partner in Malta: IBA webpage
- Borg, J.J. and Sultana, J. (2004) Important Bird Areas of EU importance in Malta. Ta’ Xbiex: BirdLife Malta.

Mexico
- 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]

Mongolia
- Wildlife Science and Conservation Center of Mongolia: IBA webpage
- Nyambayar, B. and Tseveenmyadag, N. (eds) (2009) Directory of Important Bird Areas in Mongolia: key sites for conservation.  Ulaanbaatar: Wildlife Science and Conservation Center, Institure of Biology and BirdLife International.

Montenegro
- Savelijič. D. (ed) (2007) Prodručja od međunarodonog značaja za boravak ptica u Crnoj Gori [Important Bird Areas of Montenegro]. Monografija CZIP br. 1. Podgorica: Centar za zaštitu I proučavanje ptica Crne Gore. [In Montenegrin]

Netherlands
- Eggenhuizen, T. and van den Tempel, R. (1996) Belangrijke Vogelgebieden [Important Bird Areas]. Zeist: Vogelbescherming Nederland. [In Dutch]
- van den Tempel, R. and Osieck, E.R. (1994) Areas important for birds in the Netherlands: wetlands and other areas of international or European importance for birds. Technical Report 13E. Zeist: Vogelbescherming Nederland.
 
Nepal
- Baral, H.S. and Inskipp, C. (2005) Important Bird Areas in Nepal: key sites for conservation.  Kathmandu: Bird Conservation Nepal.

New Caledonia
- BirdLife Affiliate in New Caledonia: IBA webpage
- Spaggiari, J., Chartendrault, V. and Barré, N. (2007) Zones importantes pour la conservations des oiseaux de Nouvelle-Calédonie [Important Bird Areas of New Caledonia].  Nouméa: Société Calédonienne d’Ornithologie and Birdlife International. [In French].

Nigeria
- Ezealor, A.U. (ed) (2002) Critical sites for biodiversity conservation in Nigeria. Nigerian Conservation Foundation.

Palau
- Holm, T.T., Isechal, A.L., Matthews, E. and Gupta, A. (2008) Important Bird Ares in Palau: protecting Palau’s natural heritage.  Koror: Palau Conservation Society.

Palestine
- BirdLife Partner in Palestine: IBA webpage
- Atrash, I. (1999)المناطق المهمة للطيور في فلسطين  [Important Bird Areas in Palestine]. [In Arabic].

Panama
- BirdLife Partner in Panama: IBA webpage
- Angehr, G.R.  (2003) Directorio de áreas importantes para aves en Panamá - Directory of Important Bird Areas in Panama. Panamá: Panama Audubon Society, BirdLife International and Vogelbescherming Nederland. [In Spanish and English].

Paraguay
- Guyra Paraguay (2008). Áreas de importancia para la Conservación de las Aves en Paraguay [Important Bird Areas in Paraguay]. Asunción: Guyra Paraguay/BirdLife International. [in Spanish]

Philippines
- Conservation International Philippines (2006) Priority sites for conservation in the Philippines: key biodiversity areas. Quezon City, Philippines: CI/Dept. Environ. Nat. Resour./Haribon Foundation.
- Mallari, N.A.D., Tabaranza, B.R. Jnr and Crosby, M.J. (2001) Key conservation sites in the Philippines: a Haribon Foundations and BirdLife International directory of Important Bird Areas. Makati City: Bookmark.

Poland
- BirdLife Partner in Poland: IBA webpage
- Wilk, T., Jujka, M., Krogulec, J. and Chylarecki, P. (eds) (2010) Ostoje ptaków o znanczeniu mi?zynarodowym w Polsce [Important Bird Areas of International Importance in Poland]. Warsaw: Ogólnopolskie Towarzystwo Ochrony Ptaków. [In Polish]
- Gromadzki, M. and Sidlo, P.O. (2000) Ostoje ptaków na polskim wybrzezu Baltyku [Important Bird Areas on the Polish Baltic coast]. Gdansk: Ogólnopolskie Towarzystwo Ochrony Ptaków. [In Polish]
- Gromadzki, M., Dyrcz, A., Glowacinski, Z. and Wieloch, M. (1994) Ostoje ptaków w Polsce [Important Bird Areas in Poland]. Gdansk: Ogólnopolskie Towarzystwo Ochrony Ptaków. [In Polish].

Portugal
- BirdLife Partner in Portugal: IBA webpage
- Ramírez, I., Geraldes, P., Meirinho, A., Amorim, P. and Paiva, V. (2008) Áreas Importantes para as Aves Marinhas em Portugal [Marine Important Bird Areas in Portugal].  Lisboa: Sociedade Portuguesa Para o Estudo das Avas. [In Portuguese and English]
- Costa, L.T., Nunes, M., Geraldes, P. and Costa, H. (2003) Zonas Importantas para as Aves em Portugal [Important Bird Areas in Portugal]. Lisboa: Sociedade Portuguesa para o Estdo das Aves. [In Portuguese]
- Grimmett, R. (1986) Important bird areas in Portugal and the Atlantic islands of Spain. A preliminary list of sites. Cambridge: International Council for Bird Preservation.

Puerto Rico
BirdLife Affiliate in Puerto Rico: IBA webpage

Romania
- Papp, T and Fântânâ, C. (eds) (2008) Ariile de Importanţă Avifaunistică din România [Important Bird Areas in Romania].  Tîrgu-Mureş: Societatea Ornitologic? Român?, Bucure?ti & Asocia?ia pentru Protec?ia P?s?rilor ?i a Naturii 'Grupul Milvus'.  [In Romanian with English summary]
- Papp, T and Sándor, A. (eds) (2007) Ariile de Importanţă Avifaunistică din România [Important Bird Areas in Romania].  Tîrgu-Mureş: Societatea Ornitologică Română, Bucureşti & Asociaţia pentru Protecţia Pǎsǎrilor şi a Naturii 'Grupul Milvus'.  [In Romanian with English summary]
- Munteanu, D. (ed) (2004) Ariile de importanţă avifaunistică din România - documentaţii [Important Bird Areas in Romania - an Inventory]. Cluj-Napoca: Societatea Ornitologică Română. [In Romanian]
 
Russia
- Bukreev, S.A, Dzhamirsoev G.S., Lyubimova K.A., Krasnova, E.D. and Sviridova, T.V. (eds) (2009) Ключевые орнитологические территории России. Том 3. Ключевые орнитологические территории международнго значения в Кавказской экорегионе [Important Bird Areas in Russia. Volume 3. Important Bird Areas in Caucaus ecoregion]. Moscow: Russian Bird Conservation Union. [In Russian]
- Bukreev, S.A, Krasnova, E.D. and Sviridova, T.V. (eds) (2006) Ключевые орнитологические территории России. Том 2. Ключевые орнитологические территории международнго значения в Западной Сибири [Important Bird Areas in Russia. Volume 2. Important Bird Areas in West Siberia]. Moscow: Russian Bird Conservation Union. [In Russian]
- Kondratyev, A.V. (2000) Ключевые орнитологические территории Балтийского региона России [Important Bird Areas of the Baltic region of Russia (Kaliningrad and Leningrad regions)]. Moscow: Russian Bird Conservation Union [In Russian]
- Sviridova, T.V. and Zubakin, V.A. (eds) (2000) Ключевые орнитологические территории России. Том 1. Ключевые орнитологические территории международното значения в Европейской России [Important Bird Areas of Russia. Volume 1. Important Bird Areas of European Russia]. Moscow: Russian Bird Conservation Union. [In Russian]

Serbia
- Puzović, S., Sekulić, S., Stojnić, N., Grubač, B. & Tucakov, M. (2009) Značajna proručja za ptice u Srbiji [Important Bird Areas in Serbia]. Ministarstvo ivotne sredine I prostornog planiranja, Zavod za zaštitu prirode Srbije, Pokrajinski sekretarijat za zaštitu ivotne sredine i odrivi razvoj.  Belgrade: Liga za Ornitološku Akciju Srbije. [In Serbian]
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Simić, D. and Puzović, S. (2008) Ptice Srbije i područja od međunarodnog značaja [Important Bird Areas of Serbia]. Belgrade: Liga za Ornitološku Akciju Srbije. [In Serbian]

Sierra Leone
- Okoni-Williams, A., Thompson, H.S., Koroma, A.P. and Wood, P. (2005) Important Bird Areas in Sierra Leone: priorities for biodiversity conservation.  Conservation Society of Sierra Leone and Forestry Division. 

Slovakia
- Rybanic, R., Sutiakova, T. and Benko, S. (eds) (2004) Významné vtáčie územia na Slovensku. Územia významné zpohl'adu Európskej únie [Important bird areas of European Union importance in Slovakia]. Bratislava: Society for the Protection of Birds in Slovakia. [In Slovakian with English summary]
- Hora, J. and Kanuch, P. (1992) Významná ptačí území v Evrope [Important Bird Areas in Europe - Czechoslovakia]. Prague: Czechoslovakia Section of the International Council for Bird Preservation. [In Czech and English versions].

Slovenia
- Bozic, L. (2003) Mednarodno Pomembna Območja za Ptice v Sloveniji 2. Predlogi Posebnih zaščitenih obno čij (SPA) Sloveniji [Important Bird Areas (IBA) in Slovenia 2: proposed Special Protection Areas (SPA) in Slovenia]. Slovenia: DOPPS-BirdLife Slovenia. [In Slovenian]
- Polak, S. (2000) Mednarodno Pomembna Območja za Ptice v Sloveniji [Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in Slovenia].  Ljubljana: DOPPS-BirdLife Slovenia. [In Slovenian]

South Africa
BirdLife Partner in South Africa: IBA webpage

Spain
- BirdLife Partner in Spain: IBA webpage
- Arcos, J.M., J. Bécares, B. Rodríguez y A. Ruiz. (2009) Áreas Importantes para la Conservación de las Aves marinas en España. LIFE04NAT/ES/000049-Sociedad Española de Ornitología (SEO/BirdLife). Madrid.
- Viada, C. (1998) Áreas Importantes para las Aves en España. Monografía 5. Madrid: Sociedad Española de Ornitología and BirdLife.
- de Juana, E. (ed) (1992) Áreas Importantes para las Aves en España. Monografía 3. Madrid: Sociedad Española de Ornitología
- Grimmett, R. (1986) Important bird areas in Portugal and the Atlantic islands of Spain. A preliminary list of sites. Cambridge: International Council for Bird Preservation.

Sweden
BirdLife Partner in Sweden: IBA webpage

Switzerland
- BirdLife Partner in Switzerland: IBA webpage
- Heer, L., Inderwildi, E., Keller, V., Müller, W., Schmid, H. and Stucki, S. (2008) Important Bird Areas IBA Schweiz, Suisse, Svizzera, Switzerland.  Zürich and Sempach: Schweizer Vogelschutz SVS, BirdLife Schweiz andSchweizerische Vogelwarte Sempach. [In French and German].

Taiwan
- BirdLife Partner in Taiwan: IBA webpage
- Huang, M., Hsieh, J. and Lai, P.H .(2001) 台灣重要野鳥棲地手冊 [Important bird areas in Taiwan]. Taipei: Wild Bird Federation Taiwan. [In Chinese].

Tanzania
- Baker, N. & Baker, E. (2002)  Important bird areas in Tanzania: a first inventory. Dar es Salaam: Wildlife Conservation Society of Tanzania. 302 pp.

Thailand
- BirdLife Partner in Thailand: IBA webpage
- Pimathi, R., Jukmongkol, R., Round, P.D. and Tordoff, A.W. (eds) (2004) Directory of Important Bird Areas in the Kingdom of Thailand: key sites for conservation. Bangkok: Bird Conservation Society of Thailand and BirdLife International.

Timor Leste
- Trainor, C.R., Santana, F., Rudyanto, Xavier, A.F., Pinto, P. and de Oliveira, G.F. (2007) Daerah Penting Bagi Burung di Timor-leste. Daerah-daerah penting bagi konservasi [Important Bird Areas in Timor-Leste: key sites for conservation].  Cambridge: BirdlIfe International. [In Indonesian and English]
- Birdlife International Asia Programme (2002) A preliminary list of important bird areas in East Timor: interim list of priority sites for biodiversity conservation in Asia’s newest country. Bogor: Birdlife International Asia Programme. Unpublished report.

Turkey
- Kilkic, D.T. and Eken, G. Türkiye’nin Önemli Kuş Alanlari - 2004 Güncellemesi [Important Bird Areas in Turkey - 2004 update]. Ankara: Doğa Derneği. [In Turkish]
- Magnin, G. and Yarar, M. (1997) Important Bird Areas in Turkey. Istanbul: Doğal Hayatı Koruma Derneği.
- Ertan, A., Kiliç A. and Kasparek, M. (1989) Türkiye’nin Önemli Kuş Alanlari [Important Bird Areas in Turkey]. Istanbul: Doğal Hayatı Koruma Derneği. [In Turkish]
 
Uganda
- Byaruhanga, A., Kasoma, P. and Pomeroy, D. (2001) Important Bird Areas in Uganda.  Kampala: Nature Uganda and The East African Natural History Society.

Ukraine
- BirdLife Partner in Ukraine: IBA webpage
- Dudkin, O. (2000-03) IBA Території України [Important Bird Areas of the Ukraine - national report updates]. Ukrainian Union for Bird Conservation: Kiev. [In Ukranian]
- Mkityuk, A. (1999) IBA Території України [Important Bird Areas of the Ukraine]. Kiev: Ukrainian Union for Bird Conservation. [In Ukranian].

United Kingdom
- Pritchard, D.E., Housden, S.D., Mudge, G.P., Galbraith, C.A. and Pienkowski, M.W. (eds) (1992) Important Bird Areas in the UK including the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. Sandy: Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.

United States of America
- BirdLife Partner in United States of America: IBA webpage
- Chipley ,R.M., Fenwick, G.H., Parr, M.J. and Pashley, D.N. (2003). The American bird conservancy guide to the 500 most important bird areas in the United States: key sites for birds and birding in all 50 states. New York: Random House Trade.

(Alaska)
- http://ak.audubon.org/birds-science-education/important-bird-areas-0
(Arizona)
- http://az.audubon.org/IBA_Intro__Wilbor.html
(Arkansas)
- http://ar.audubon.org/birds-science-education/important-bird-areas
(California)
- Cooper, D.S. (2004). Important bird areas of California. Pasadena: Audubon California.
- http://ca.audubon.org/iba
(Colorado)
- http://co.audubon.org/birdcon_iba.html
(Connecticut)
- http://ct.audubon.org/BirdSci_IBAs.html
(District of Columbia)
- http://mddc.audubon.org/birds-science-education/important-bird-areas
(Florida)
- http://fl.audubon.org/specialplaces_IBA.html
(Louisiana)
- http://louisianacoast.audubon.org/birds-science-education/important-bird-areas
(Maine)
- http://www.maineaudubon.org/conserve/iba/index.shtml
(Maryland)
- http://mddc.audubon.org/birds-science-education/important-bird-areas
(Massachusetts)
- http://www.massaudubon.org/Birds_and_Birding/IBAs
(Minnesota)
- http://mn.audubon.org/birds-science-education/important-bird-areas
(Missouri)
- http://mo.audubon.org/birds-science-education/important-bird-areas
(Montana)
- http://www.mtaudubon.org/birds/areas.html
(Nebraska)
- http://ne.audubon.org/ne-IBA.htm
(Nevada)
- McIvor, D.E. (2005) Important Bird Areas of Nevada. Reno: Lahontan Audubon Society.
(New Hampshire)
- http://nhbirdrecords.org/bird-conservation/IBA.htm
(New Jersey)
- Frank, C.A. (2010) Important Bird Areas of New Jersey. Bernardsville: New Jersey Audubon.
- http://www.njaudubon.org/SectionIBBA/IBBASiteGuide.aspx
(New Mexico)
- http://nm.audubon.org/NM_birding/iba/iba.html
(New York)
- http://ny.audubon.org/BirdSci_IBAs.html
- Burger, M.F. and Liner, J.M. (2005) Important Bird Areas of New York. Second edition. New York: Audubon New York. 
- Wells, J.V. (1998) Important Bird Areas in New York State. Albany: National Audubon Society.
(North Carolina)
- http://nc.audubon.org/birds-science-education/important-bird-areas
(Ohio)
- http://oh.audubon.org/bsc/ibas.html
(Pennsylvania)
- http://pa.audubon.org/iba
- Crossley, G.J. (1999) Important bird areas in Pennsylvania: a guide to identifying and conserving critical bird habitat. Camp Hill: Pennsylvania Audubon Society.
(South Carolina)
- http://sc.audubon.org/Birds_IBAs.html
(Texas)
- http://tx.audubon.org/IBA_WhatIs.html
(Utah)
- Evans, K. and Martinson, W. (2008). Utah’s featured birds and viewing sites: a conservation platform for IBAs and BHCAs.
(Vermont)
- http://vt.audubon.org/iba.html
(Washington)
- http://wa.audubon.org/science_IBA.html
- Cullinan, T. (2001) Important Bird Areas of Washington. Olympia: Audubon Washington.
(Wisconsin)
Steele, Y. (ed) (2007) Important Bird Areas of Wisconsin: critical sites for the conservation and management of Wisconsin’s birds. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
(Wyoming)
- http://www.audubonwyoming.org/BirdSci_IBA.html
Lyon, A. (2002) Important bird areas of Wyoming. Casper: Audubon Wyoming.

Uzbekistan
- Kashkarov, R.D., Welch, G.R. and Brombacher, M. (eds) (2008) Important Bird Areas in Uzbekistan - priority sites of conservation.  Tashkent: Uzbekistan Society for the Protection of Birds.

Vietnam
- BirdLife Programme in Vietnam: IBA webpage
- Tordoff, A.W. (ed) (2002)  Directory of Important Bird Areas in Vietnam: key sites for conservation.  Hanoi: BirdLife International in Indochina and Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources.

Zambia
- BirdLife Partner Designate in Zambia: IBA webpage
- Leonard, P. (2005)  Important Bird Areas in Zambia. Lusaka: Zambian Ornithological Society.