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To learn how to become either a Corporate Sponsor or Contributing Partner, please contact Bill Stewart at bstewart@aba.org.

Sponsors & Partners

Corporate Sponsors

The ABA would like to thank all of our Corporate Sponsors for their continued financial support and contributions that enable us to create, develop, sustain and enrich our many varied member programs. Due to their support, the ABA is able to impact many more birders, organizations and programs with a wealth of opportunities, fueling our mission-related needs, none of which would be possible without our Corporate Sponsors commitment and support.

DuPont's Clear into the Future initiative has provided grants to help support the Young Birder Programs through scholarships, event funding, conferences and travel expenses.

Eagle Optics has been selling quality optics since 1986 and offers a wide selection of equipment from every major sport optics manufacturer. As the ABA's official optics sales partner, Eagle Optics delivers excellent, knowledgeable service to birders, and contributes a portion of all ABA members' purchases back to the ABA. In addition, EO sponsors a variety of the ABA's programs and events each year.

As the ‘Official Provider of Emergency Medical and Evacuation Services’ to the ABA, Global Rescue provides birders with best-in-class advisory, field rescue and evacuation services, in both medical and security emergencies. Global Rescue’s ability to perform a Field Rescue from the point of injury, no matter how remote, and their commitment to evacuate a member back to their home hospital of choice is unmatched in the industry. Through an exclusive relationship with Johns Hopkins Medicine, Global Rescue members benefit from the advisory services of some of the world’s finest physicians. Recent missions performed by Global Rescue include evacuations from Nepal, Bhutan, Egypt, Bolivia and many other remote locations.

As the Legacy Sponsor of ABA's Young Birder Programs, Leica Sport Optics focus is on bringing people closer to nature in combination with their special Leica expertise of making world-class optical instruments, proving to be the ideal companion for birders across the world. Leica continues to provide funding support for scholarships, conferences, camps, along with contributing expert instructors and optics.

SWIFT Birder Listing Software is the most fully-featured listing software on the market today. Birders in more than 40 countries worldwide use SWIFT to track their sightings, save their birding photos and share their lists with friends. Two versions means there is a SWIFT for every type of birder - from novice to advanced.

Rockjumper-Worldwide Birding Adventures is the Exclusive Birding Tour and Travel Company Sponsor for the American Birding Association’s Birders’ Exchange. Rockjumper Birding Tours is a dedicated bird tour company specializing in top-quality birdwatching holidays and wildlife safaris throughout the world, guided by passionate and experienced professional tour leaders.

Thanksgiving Coffee Company, a family run company committed to sustainability, generously supports Birders' Exchange with royalties from the sale of its ABA brand, Song Bird Coffee.


Contributing Partners

The ABA is fortunate to partner with like-minded organizations and businesses allowing us to provide a wealth of educational and conservation-minded programs to both members and non-members alike, we thank all of you. Our Contributing Partners provide support through their generous donations of goods, materials and services, enabling the ABA to carry out it's programs throughout the Americas