IBA Program Partners & Resources
The following federal agencies, state offices, and non-governmental organizations assisted with the Massachusetts IBA nomination process:
- The Lloyd Center for Environmental Studies
- Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences
- MA Department of Conservation and Recreation
- MA Executive Office of Environmental Affairs
- MA Natural Heritage & Endangered Species Program
- Members of Massachusetts bird clubs
- National Park Service
- The Nature Conservancy
- The Trustees of Reservations
- University of Massachusetts
- U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Resources for More Information
- American Bird Conservancy—IBA Information
- Canadian IBA Program
- Department of Defense—Military IBA Sites
- US Environmental Protection Agency—Bird Conservation
- National Audubon Society—U.S. National IBA Program
Of Interest to Birders
- Birding Community E-bulletin—a service to active and concerned birders, those dedicated to the joys of birding and the protection of birds and their habitats.
Citations, Nomination Forms, & Maps of Nominated Sites
- Audubon Christmas Bird Count Results—provides species count totals based on Christmas Bird Count circles from 1900 to present.
- Bird Conservation Plans—for each physiographic area and/or state in the U.S.
- Bird Source—interactive "citizen science" website where you can provide and exchange bird data with scientists and birders.
- Breeding Bird Survey data—provides a database of all breeding bird surveys conducted between 1966 and 1999; allows you to search for a particular species and gather data on a species's status by region or state.
- Maptech—enter a location and get a topographic map with Latitude/Longitude coordinates
- Massachusetts Geographic Information Systems
- North American Colonial Waterbird Conservation Plan
- Partners in Flight
- U.S. Shorebird Conservation Plan
- USGS: Christmas Bird Count data—find distribution maps and population trends; provides maps and population trends based on annual Christmas Bird Censuses (under Western Hemisphere).
- Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network—provides information on research, conservation, and status of Western Hemisphere shorebirds throughout their entire range.