News Important Bird Areas

Cooking Up Conservation Success: Audubon’s Stewardship Network

Thu, 24/09/2015 - 20:17

National Audubon Society (BirdLife in USA) released a new Conservation Stewardship Manual to help inspire and share lessons with local stewardship groups and Partners on how to protect and conserve Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas.

Americas United States of America Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs) - Americas

Women in Conservation: A nine-month journey towards more gender equality in Kenya

Thu, 23/04/2015 - 12:16

This fourth article in the series about 'women in conservation' describes how a nine-month project shook the decision-making fora related to conservation of the Kikuyu Escarpment forest IBA in Kenya: nobody can 'forget' the women anymore!

Africa Kenya

Calling for volunteers in New Caledonia

Thu, 30/05/2013 - 13:53

The STOT-NC is a program for monitoring landbirds of New Caledonia led by the Société Calédonienne d'Ornithologie (SCO – BirdLife in New Caledonia)...

Pacific New Caledonia Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) - Pacific

Proposed Pipeline Threatens Important Bird Areas in Canada; Public Review Enters Final Stages

Thu, 30/08/2012 - 19:25

In Canada, a public review of a proposed pipeline project through an area of exceptional importance for marine birds is entering its final stages.


Nesting shorebirds protected at the Cabo Rojo Salt Flats, Puerto Rico

Fri, 06/07/2012 - 12:20

During May 2012, Sociedad Ornitológica Puertorriqueña, Inc. (SOPI, BirdLife in Puerto Rico) installed 25 signs in the Cabo Rojo Salt Flats National Wildlife Refuge to mark important nesting sites for resident shorebirds that were being disturbed by visitors.


Jaragua Community Volunteers celebrate World Bird Festival

Mon, 05/12/2011 - 20:49

Last October, the local community of El Cajuil-located in the south-west of Dominican Republic-participated in World Bird Festival (WBF) activities.


Study confirms IBAs are priority sites for expansion of protected area network in Africa

Mon, 09/05/2011 - 09:12

A new publication finds a significant mismatch between the protected area network in Africa, and the key habitats occupied by the continent’s most threatened birds.


Important Bird Areas of the Americas: Priority Sites for Biodiversity Conservation

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 13:00

460 pages, £44.99, Available to buy. This book provides a concise summary of the 2345 Important Bird Areas in the Americas.


Americas IBA directory chapters now available in Spanish (Portuguese, French and Dutch)

Fri, 15/10/2010 - 22:07

All country chapters of the Americas Important Bird Area (IBA) directory are now available for download in their principal languages. A total of 19 chapters are available in Spanish, two in Dutch, one in French and one in Portuguese.