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Bird Resources on the Web
Audubon Society: Resources Links This link opens in a new window
A list of outside resource links provided on the Audubon.org website. Most of the links contained here are not affiliated with the Audubon Society or Audubon.org.
Audubon's Birds of America (University of Pittsburgh) This link opens in a new window
The University Library System at the University of Pittsburgh has digitized a rare complete set of Audubon's Birds of America (one of only 120 complete sets worldwide), making it available for viewing by the public.
BirdCinema.com This link opens in a new window
Video for bird watchers. YouTube for birds, anyone?
BirdNet This link opens in a new window
BIRDNET provides information for and about ornithology, the scientific study of birds. The site serves professional ornithologists and the general public. BIRDNET is provided by the Ornithological Council, a public information organization established and supported by twelve Western Hemisphere ornithological societies.
Birds of North America This link opens in a new window
BNA Online provides comprehensive life histories for each of the 716+ species of birds breeding in the USA (including Hawaii) and Canada.
Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) This link opens in a new window
A collaborative effort among several internationally known natural history institutions, with the goal of providing detailed information about all 1.8 million species of organisms on Earth via a single, free web portal. Content is synthesized from published literature and verified by volunteer scientists. Most of the content is text, although multimedia and interactive content is available for some entries.
Living Bird magazine This link opens in a new window
Living Bird magazine is produced by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology featuring bird photography and articles on bird biology, behavior, conservation, art, humor, travel, and reviews of birding books and equipment.
Patuxent Wildlife Research Center: Bird Research This link opens in a new window
A research arm of the USGS and the U.S. Department of the Interior.
Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center This link opens in a new window
The Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center is considered a national and international leader in the biology and conservation of migratory birds and prides itself on training the next generation of ornithologists. Research interests of current undergraduate and graduate students as well as post-doctoral fellows is described on the "Research" page of the SMBC's website.
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service: Birds This link opens in a new window
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is the principal federal agency charged with protecting and enhancing the populations and habitat of more than 800 species of birds that spend all or part of their lives in the United States.
Wilson Ornithological Society This link opens in a new window
The Wilson Ornithological Society, founded in 1888, is a world-wide organization of nearly 2500 people who share a curiosity about birds. Named in honor of Alexander Wilson, the Father of American Ornithology, the Society publishes a quarterly journal of ornithology, The Wilson Journal of Ornithology, and holds annual meetings.