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 2016! Due to demand, we have added a SECOND week to Camp Colorado!
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN. ABA Camps are open to all birders aged 13 to 18. See below for more info. Check out the reports from Camp Avocet in 2013 and from Camp Colorado in 2014. Be sure to see Bill Schmoker’s captivating video on the Camp Avocet report. Leica Sport Optics is a Legacy Sponsor of ABA Young Birder Programs. More Info »