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View Resource The North American Bird Banding Program: Bird Banding Laboratory

This Web site from the US Geological Survey, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center Bird Banding Laboratory provides a variety of information on bird banding in North America. Data gathered from banded birds "increases our knowledge and understanding of birds and their habitats and assists us in their management and conservation." This Web site serves a broad audience including permitted banders,...

https://www.usgs.gov/centers/pwrc/science/bird-banding-labor...
View Resource Fatal Light Awareness Program

This Toronto based organization was formed to raise awareness about the problems that windows and lighted structures cause for migrating birds. Focusing on tall buildings in urban areas, this Web site provides yet another reason to turn the lights off when not in use. By visiting the BFB Monitoring section, users can view a number of buildings that have been monitored for their nighttime light...

http://www.flap.org/
View Resource Peregrine Falcons

The first Web site is a fact sheet from the Wildlife Management Division of Alberta Environmental Protection (1) about these fascinating raptors. The Web site for the Peregrine Fund, a pioneer in the peregrine falcon recovery effort, provides this overview of the history of peregrine recovery (2). A program to restore peregrine faclons to Harpers Ferry National Park was started in 2001; this Web...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ls/2002/0823