The ABA Checklist Area


The geographical area of the ABA Checklist Area is the 49 continental United States, Canada, the French islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon, and adjacent waters to a distance of 200 miles from land or half the distance to a neighboring country, whichever is less. The latitude of the Mexican boundary on the coast is the southern offshore limit. Excluded by these boundaries are Bermuda, the Bahamas, Hawaii, and Greenland.   -- American Birding Association: The 1997 List Report

The ABA Checklist Area is included within the larger AOU Check-list area for North America.

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