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Fatbirder website creator Richard Crombet-Beolens notes that his site "is an attempt to put as many birders in touch with each other throughout the world as possible to encourage friendship and conservation." Mr. Crombet-Beolens certainly seems to have succeeded with a website that contains a vast array of annotated birding links for a multitude of interest areas and locations around the world....
The American Ornithologists' Union

The American Ornithologists' Union (AOU) was established in 1883, making it "the oldest and largest organization in the New World devoted to the scientific study of birds." Although primarily "a professional organization, its membership of about 4,000 includes many amateurs dedicated to the advancement of ornithological science." The AOU website contains information about membership, upcoming...
Santa Cruz Predatory Bird Research Group: Learning Web

This educational website was developed by the Santa Cruz Predatory Bird Research Group (SCPBRG), located at the University of California, Santa Cruz. The site provides basic information (e.g. description, habitat, reproduction) about the Peregrine Falcon, Bald Eagle, Golden Eagle, and Prairie Falcon. After reading the raptor profiles, students can test their knowledge with several quizzes that...
Bird Identification

This clever bird identification key was created by Eric Haines, a birding enthusiast and professional in the field of computer graphics. The online key focuses on birds found in eastern sections of the United States and Canada and is based on _Quick-Key Guide to Birds_ by John T. Emlen, and David Archbald. Site users can pinpoint numerous bird species by selecting specific characteristics under...
Xeno-Canto: Bird Sounds From the Americas

Xeno-Canto is a fabulous website that exemplifies how the Internet can bring together people from around the world who have a common interest. This website offers bird songs, recorded by ornithologists and amateur birders alike, of almost 4500 species from around the world. The site is divided up into "Americas", "Asia", "Africa", "Europe", and "Australasia", and visitors can click on any region...
NYPL Digital Collections: Birds of America

New York Public Library (NYPL) presents this digital version of John James Audubon's, Birds of America, from drawings made in the United States and their territories. Although it's pretty easy to find digital copies of Audubon's Birds online, this NYPL edition has a number of advantages. First, the website includes an informative essay about the genre of books Birds falls into, that is pre-1920...
Internet Bird Collection

For readers enamored with birds all around the world, the Internet Bird Collection (IBC) is an excellent place to spend some time. This nonprofit project describes itself as "an online audiovisual library of videos, photos and sound recordings of the world's birds" created "with the ultimate goal of disseminating knowledge about the world's avifauna." Visitors to the IBC can explore multimedia...
The Feather Book of Dionisio Minaggio

This digital exhibition from the McGill University Library in Montreal offers visitors a look through a unique volume known as the Feather Book of Dionisio Minaggio, a work composed of "a collection of illustrations made completely of bird feathers - with a few added extras" such as the birds' beaks, claws, and skin. This curious book was created in 1618 by Dionisio Minaggio, the Duchy of Milan's...
Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Ornithologists and birders may enjoy the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB). The origins of the RSPB trace back to Emily Williamson, who founded the group from her Manchester home in 1889. Since then, the mission and work of the organization continue to expand to promote "species recovery" and conservation efforts. The site is packed full of useful learning tools and resources to...
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