Caretaker Resources

General

Caretaker Manual (PDF)

National IBA Brochure (PDF)

IBA Status Benefits (PDF brochure)

Tips to Conserve Birds (PDF brochure)

Validity of Citizen Science (PDF article)

IBA Canada Facebook Page and Facebook Group

IBA Canada YouTube Channel
 

Technical

Directory of IBA Technical Resources (PDF)

Guiding Principles for Nominating and Designating Important Bird Areas (PDF)

Field Form (to update site information; a monitoring/assessment preliminary form; PDF and Word)

Field Form Guidance (please read before using the field form; PDF)

eBird quick start guide (easily enter your bird observations online thus contributing to enhanced bird knowledge and conservation!)

IBA Canada eBird protocol (PDF) and announcement

IBA Boundaries (PDF)

ArcGIS Explorer Installation and Digitization Guide (PDF)

Piping Plover Volunteer Training Guide (PDF)

 

 

Shorebirds in flight
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Sandhill Cranes
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The IBA Program is an international conservation initiative coordinated by BirdLife International. The Canadian co-partners for the IBA Program are Bird Studies Canada and Nature Canada.
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