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View Resource Houghton Mifflin Company: Peterson Bird Identifications

From Houghton Mifflin Company, Peterson Bird Identifications is a nicely done online field guide featuring the artwork of the eminent naturalist, Roger Tory Peterson. The accompanying text was written by both Peterson and Kenn Kaufman -- another legendary birder. The website contains profiles for numerous birds including the Barn Owl, Elegant Trogon, Magnificent Frigatebird, and Ruby-throated...
View Resource U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service: Birds, Birds, Birds

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is the primary 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." As such, this site serves as a good clearinghouse for information on the various programs administered by the Service, such as the Waterfowl Population Surveys which have...
View Resource BBC: Science & Nature-Birds

Britons are well-known around the world for their advocacy work on the preservation on animal habitats, and for being avid bird-watchers to boot. This fine site from the BBC allows visitors to learn more about birds through a series of informative articles, hands-on activities, and audio features that profile various bird sounds. For an introduction to the birds "in action", visitors may want to...