Important Bird Areas of California (2004) now available
Audubon California is pleased to announce the release
of Important Bird Areas of California, the culmination
of a three-year effort to identify and describe key
areas around the state that are most important to
This publication represents the combined effort of
hundreds of advisors from throughout California,
including resource agency officials, Audubon members,
and field biologists, and helps set a course for
continued conservation of these special places.
Important Bird Areas of California provides current
data for roughly 150 sites throughout the state.
Nearly 300 pages long, it features dozens of photos of
selected IBAs and the sensitive bird species that rely
on them. Information in the book was thoroughly
reviewed and edited by a team of experts on California
With this initial documentation of its IBAs,
California joins a worldwide effort, coordinated by
BirdLife International in partnership with Audubon, to
identify local concentrations of the world�s most
imperiled bird species, as well as sites that host
exceptionally large aggregations of key groups of
species during breeding, migration and/or winter.
Books are currently available for $19.99 + $5.00
shipping and handling (tax is included, all proceeds
go to Audubon California's Bird Conservation Program).
Bulk rates are available.
Send checks payable to "Audubon California - IBA book"
87 No. Raymond, Suite 700
Pasadena, CA 91103
dcooper AT audubon.org
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