Identifying and protecting the habitat birds need to thrive and survive is the key to conservation.
Onondaga Lake Photo: Victoria, Flickr cc
The Important Bird Areas (IBAs) program is one of Audubon New York's flagship conservation programs. This program, part of an international effort in 130 countries, identifies, monitors, and protecs habitats critical to the success of bird populations. Across New York, more than 130 IBAs have been recognized as significant places for birds to survive and thrive.
Vital wetlands and grasslands habitat under permanent protection