Important Bird Areas


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Mississippi IBAs by Type

IBA Priority Number Acres
Global 5 455,182
State 28 792,851
Total 33 1,248,033
Site Name Statussort descending Priority Counties IBA Criteria
Hillside National Wildlife Refuge Recognized State Holmes, Yazoo D3, D4i, D4ii, D4v, D4vii
Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge Recognized Global Jackson D3, D4i, D4ii, D5
Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge Recognized Global Oktibbeha D4i, D4ii
Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Recognized State Yazoo D4ii, D4iv
Pearl River Wildlife Refuge and Management Area Recognized State Madison D4i, D4ii, D4iv, D4vii, D5
Sand Island Recognized State Jackson D4i
Sardis Lake Recognized State Lafayette, Panola D4i
St. Catherine Creek National Wildlife Refuge Recognized Global Adams, Wilkinson D3, D4ii, D4iv, D4v, D4vii
Coldwater River National Wildlife Refuge Recognized State Quitman, Tallahatchie D4i, D4ii, D4iv, D4v, D4vii
Vicksburg National Military Park Recognized State Warren D4ii, D4vi
White's Lane Recognized State Yazoo D4i, D4ii, D4iv, D5
Bienville National Forest Recognized Global Jasper, Newton, Scott, Smith
Deer Island Recognized State Harrison
Eagle Lake Recognized State Warren D1, D4ii
Homochitto National Forest Recognized Global Adams, Amite, Copiah, Franklin, Jefferson, Lincoln, Wilkinson D1, D4vii
LeFleur's Bluff State Park Recognized State Hinds
Pascagoula River Marsh Coastal Preserve Recognized State Jackson D1, D3
Shipland Wildlife Management Area Recognized State Issaquena
Strawberry Plains Audubon Center Recognized State Marshall
Tara Wildlife, Inc. Recognized State Warren D1, D3, D4ii, D4iii


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