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Resources
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...

https://www.fws.gov/birds/
View Resource Houghton Mifflin Company: Peterson's Perspective

From Houghton Mifflin Company, this website contains a Peterson Identification System-based tutorial designed to help budding naturalists develop their birding skills. Renowned naturalist and artist Roger Tory Peterson developed the he Peterson Identification System in 1934. The site features 15 concise sections that address topics such as Feeding, Habitat, Field Marks, Size and Shape, Migration,...

http://www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com/peterson/resources/persp...
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...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/life/Bird
View Resource Fatbirder

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....

http://fatbirder.com/
View Resource 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...

http://www.americanornithology.org/
View Resource 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...

http://www2.ucsc.edu/scpbrg/
View Resource 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...

http://www.realtimerendering.com/birds/birds.html
View Resource Xeno-Canto: Bird Sounds From the Americas Screenshot

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...

http://www.xeno-canto.org/
View Resource NYPL Digital Collections: Birds of America Screenshot

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...

https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/collections/the-birds-of...
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