FW: [GLISPA Discuss] Americas Important Bird Area book available as pdf downloads
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Subject: [GLISPA Discuss] Americas Important Bird Area book available as pdf downloads
The Americas Important Bird Area (IBA) book was launched last month in Washington DC at the Interamerican Development Bank by the IDB president Sr Moreno. The book provides a concise summary of 2,345 IBAs - priority sites for biodiversity conservation - in 40 national (or overseas territory) chapters.
The IBA directory is available in pdf (including all intro chapters) here:
You can also watch the video that was shown at the book launch in DC here at BirdLife's new community site:The book includes IBAs from all of the Americas island areas: the Caribbean, Revillagigedo Islands, Juan Fernandez islands, Galapagos, Falklands, Cocos etc.A more detailed treament of the Caribbean IBAs was published in 2008, and is also available for download through BirdLife's datazone (http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/sites/index.html) by searching on the appropriate Caribbean island.Best regards, David
David C. Wege
Senior Caribbean Program Manager / Jefe, Programa del Caribe
Caribbean Program - Americas Secretariat / Programa del Caribe - Secretariado de las Américas
BirdLife International, Wellbrook Court, Girton Road, Cambridge, CB3 0NA, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1223 279824 (Direct) | Fax: +44 (0)1223 277200 | Skype: davidcwege
Email: david.wege@... | Web: www.birdlife.org
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