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Oklahoma IBAs by Type

IBA Priority Number Acres
Global 3 129,722
State 1 13,998
Total 4 143,720

{link:Read Spring 2008 Update!|http://www.audubon.org/bird/iba/oklahoma/OK IBA News Spring2008.pdf} Oklahoma's IBA program is finally off and running with the announcement of our two first IBA's. The Great Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge and the Selman Ranch IBA. Currently both sites are recognized at the State Level, however they are under review for a Global designation. Both sites contain numerous Threatened and Endangered Species, such as the Interior Least Tern, Whooping Crane, and the Lesser Prairie Chicken. We are also wrapping up the review process on a number of other potential Global sites, so stay tuned!

Site Namesort descending Status Priority Counties IBA Criteria
Hackberry Flats Wildlife Management Area Nominated Tillman
McCurtain County Wilderness Area Nominated McCurtain
Nickel Preserve Nominated Tulsa
Ouachita National Forest Nominated Le Flore, McCurtain
Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge Recognized Global Alfalfa
Selman Ranch Recognized State Harper D1
Tallgrass Prairie Preserve Recognized Global Osage
Washita National Wildlife Refuge Nominated Custer
Wichita Mountains National Wildlife Refuge Recognized Global Comanche

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