Birds

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Image of a raptor

Official Agency Pages

Associations

Research Institutions

Periodicals / Magazines / Journals

Databases

Maps and charts

Terminology

Species Lists and Handbooks

Image Sources

Web cameras

Sounds

Materials in the Learning Studio

San Francisco Bay Area Local Resources

Events

Other Useful and Interesting Sites

Related Pages:
Biology

Official Agency Pages:

United States:

EPA and Bird Conservation, USA

National Biological Information Infrastructure Bird Conservation Node

National Museum of Natural History Division of Birds

Smithsonian Institution Migratory Bird Center

Associations:

International and Non-US:

Pacific Seabird Group

Society of Canadian Ornithologists / Socieacute;teacute; des Ornithologistes du Canada

Society of Caribbean Ornithology

Birds Australia

The Waterbird Society (WS)

Wilson Ornithological Society

United States, Directories:

Ornithological Societies of North America

United States, Spoecific Sites:

American Ornithologists' Union (AOU)

Association of Field Ornithologists (AFO)

Cooper Ornithological Society (COS)

National Audubon Society

Raptor Research Foundation (RRF)

California, Directories:

Audubon in the state of California

California County Geographic Birding Guide

California, Specific Sites:

Central Valley Bird Club

San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory

Research Institutions:

Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology

Ornithology Florida Museum of Natural History

University of Michigan Museum of Zoology Bird Division

Periodicals / Magazines / Journals:

Print Periodicals with Web Pages:

The Auk

Electronic Periodicals:

Ornithological Newsletter

Databases:

InfoNatura: Birds and Mammals of Latin America

USNM Bird Type Catalog

Raptor Information System

Recent Ornithological Literature Online

Maps and charts:

Bird Mapping Application at the NBII Bird Conservation Node

Terminology:
Avian Conservation Biological Terms
Species Lists and Handbooks:

General:

American Ornithologists' Union Check-list of Birds

Bird Checklists of the United States - Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center

Bird Lists - Birdingonthe.Net

Birds of the World A Clements-like Listing

Birds of the World -- current valid scientific avian names
Sibley&Monroe and AOU Checklist (7th Ed.)

Maps & Distribution of Birds in the W Palearctic Region

Obsolete English Names of North American Birds and Their Modern Equivalents

Patuxent Bird Identification InfoCenter

Sibley-Monroe Classification of the Worlds Birds

Species Finder Birds

National:

Bird Checklists of the United States - Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center

Bird Families of the World - UMMZ Bird Division

Birds of the Continental United States and Canada

Regional and local:

Hawaii:

Bishop Museum Hawaiian Bird Checklist Database

Michigan:

A Checklist of Michigan Birds

Nevada:

Field List of the Birds of Nevada

New Mexico:

New Mexico Species Accounts - Birds

Image Sources:

Artists - Birdingonthe.Net

CalPhotos: Birds by common name

CalPhotos: Birds by scientific name

Digital Phtotography by Arlene Ripley

North American Birds Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery of Southeastern U.S. Birds - Florida Museum of Natural History

Selected Photographs by Division of Birds Staff (NMNH)

Web cameras:

Birdcam - BBC

Nest Box Cam - Cornell U.

Penguin Cam Live between 10:00 a.m. 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time

Sounds:

European Birds Sounds and Sonagrams

Florida Bird Songs

Materials in the Learning Studio:
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San Francisco Bay Area Local Resources:

Feral Parrot Poplulations in San Francisco

Events:

Godwit Days Arcata CA

Other Useful and Interesting Sites:

BBC - Nature - Birds

Birdwatching.com

Birdingonthe.Net

California Parrot Project

Japan a Land of Birds

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