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Birds -- Monitoring

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View Resource Cornell Lab of Ornithology

New research from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology points to acid rain as a major cause of songbird decline, where previous research focused on forest fragmentation. Along with a press release and a downloadable Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) version of the entire study, the site includes other ornithological resources, news items, and information about the lab.

http://www.birds.cornell.edu/Page.aspx?pid=1478
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 The Red Kite

The Gigrin, a family-run sheep farm in Wales with a conservation mindset, offers this Web site devoted to the red kite, a small raptor that humans have attempted to protect longer than for any other bird species in the world. Readers can expect a solid introduction to red kite natural history, and an encouraging example of conservation by private landowners. The main Web page provides a general...

http://www.gigrin.co.uk/the-red-kite/
View Resource Bird Migration

The first Web site (1) from Sony Picture Classics presents the official home page for "Winged Migration," the new, Academy-award nominated documentary from director Jacques Perrin that follows the epic migrations of birds worldwide using innovative techniques to capture amazing migration footage. Visitors to this site will find a trailer for the film, bird watching Web links, production notes,...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ls/2003/0404
View Resource eBird

What if you could trade details on the whereabouts of wandering tattlers with hundreds of other amateur (and professional) ornithologists across North America? This exchange of information is now quite easy, as the very helpful eBird website developed by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society can facilitate all of this and much more. With this site, visitors can enter...

http://www.birds.cornell.edu/citscitoolkit/projects/clo/eBir...
View Resource Ornithologists continue quest to locate the ivory-billed woodpecker

Ivory-billed Woodpecker Chat [Real Player] http://www.nature.org/chat/lordgodbird/index.html?src=search The Search for the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker http://www.birds.cornell.edu/ivory/ Audubon: Ivory-billed woodpecker http://www.mass.gov/lib/collections/dc/Audubon/Ivory_Billed_Woodpecker.htm Ivory-billed woodpecker [pdf] http://www.fws.gov/ivorybill/ Big Woods Conservation...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2008/0215
View Resource BirdLife International: State of the World's Birds

Concerns about the world's biodiversity are not new, but the BirdLife International organization has taken on an important challenge by documenting the state of the world's birds via the important research papers featured on this site. The news they offer is not terribly encouraging, but these documents will be important tools for anyone interested in these pressing issues. The primary work here...

http://datazone.birdlife.org/home