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important bird & biodiversity areas

Acronym: IBA

Definition Source References

A Key Biodiversity Area identified using an internationally agreed set of criteria as being globally important for bird populations.

Asia-Pacific assessment, Africa assessment, Europe and Central Asia assessment, Americas assessment IUCN 2016. A Global Standard for the Identification of Key Biodiversity Areas, Version 1.0. First edition. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN