The Cradle of American Ornithology & Gulf Stream Tubenoses of North Carolina. The ABA’s Institute for Field Ornithology traces its origins back to 1983. The IFO was created as an ABA member service with the goal of offering novel opportunities for the study of birds.
Camp Avocet and Camp Colorado are back for 2015! REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN. ABA Camps are open to all young birders aged 13 to 18. See below for more info. Check out the reports from 2013 for Camp Colorado and Camp Avocet. Be sure to see Bill Schmoker’s captivating video on the Camp Avocet report, and the SLIDESHOW too. Leica Sport Optics is a Legacy Sponsor of ABA Young Birder Programs. More Info »