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IOC project to standardize English names of birds of the world, with
Ornithological Research Archive (SORA) - Full text of Auk, Condor,
Wilson Bulletin, Studies in Avian Biology, and Journal of Field
Ornithology up to about 1999.
Rolf de By's Bird Bytes - Very
comprehensive, worldwide links and a Bolivia trip report.
Creagrus - by Don
Roberson, featuring Bird Families of the World - Tremendous amount of useful
information, regularly updated and improved.
Fat Birder -
Aiming to link up birders all over the world with thousands of links and each
country or state introduced by a local birder.
the World with Jon Hornbuckle
The Bird Index - Maintain
lists online with the Clements database, plus rare bird reports.
Bird Links to the World
- Great site from Scandinavia
Urs Geiser's Collection of Trip Reports - Most comprehensive online source
of reports on the Old World.
Biogeographical Websites: Searchable Species Lists
Club 300 Trip Reports
- Many excellent reports in English.
Punkbirder Trip Reports
BirdLife International News
- Reports on rare birds and conservation.
The Condor - Full text
of volumes 1 - 102 in DjVu & pdf. The Auk and Wilson Bulletin are coming soon.
Archive - Filtered by Will Russell.
The O.W.L. - Ornithological Web
Library - Links
Bird Links to the
World, by Denis LePage
Field Guide to
Birds on the Web - Links to known illustrations of birds of the world on the
web, in taxonomic order.
Photo Links by Erik Toorman
World Birder - Photos
Wildlife Art by Albert Earl
Nigel Blake - Bird photos
and trip reports.
- Gallery of art by some of the finest bird artists, including plates from the
best recent bird books.
Ornithographs - Gallery
by Ontario bird artists.
Macaulay Library of Natural
Sounds, Cornell University - Only a tiny fraction of the world's bird
vocalizations have been recorded. More recordists are needed urgently. The MLNS
Website contains comprehensive advice on recording equipment, and MLNS conducts
workshops to teach good recording technique. Send your tapes to MLNS for
preservation on longer-lived media.
Animal Sounds on the Web:
Cascadia birding links - Comprehensive collection of links - look under
North America for foreign sites based in North America
Flyway - Links to other interesting birding sites & an excellent Uganda trip
Where do you want to go birding today?
Martin Reid's Home Page -
Photos of rarely photographed neotropical birds, and more. A valuable resource
for neotropical birders.
Lasley's Web Site - Lots of photos and comprehensive Puerto Rico trip
Splatzone - Free as a bird -
Trip reports, including a 2006 Philippine report with excellent photos.
Ornithological Society Trip Reports
Steve Whitehouse - Foreign Bird
Reports & Information Service - Trip report mail order service. Highly
Eco Tourist Services Trip
Reports - They have taken over the Dutch Birding Travel Report Service.
John van der Woude's Trip
Reports - Some reports in pdf, others available at cost by mail.
Vladimir Dinets' Pages -
Amazing collection of interesting reports and photos.
Trip Reports - Well written reports on SE Asia and Australasia.
EuroBirdNet Italy -
Foreign Trip Reports
Collinge Birding Trip Reports
Updates to Dave Gosney's Birdfinding Guides
Jeff Blincow's World Bird Information - Madagascar & Ecuador reports
Woolley & Julia Casson Trip Reports - including The Gambia, Corsica & Goa
Trip Reports - Including a Mauritius report by Mark Piazzi.
Army Ornithological Society
- reports on trips to Zimbabwe, The Gambia, Israel & Bulgaria
RSPB Group - trip reports
BUBO (Bristol) - trip reports
International Big Day Reports (pdf) - Including reports by Peter Kaestner
from NE Africa and Central America.
Jan Ole Kriegs -
India and Teneriffe trip reports.
Wielewaal - Includes
reports with good photos, including Goa
Cliff Buckton - Trip reports and bird photographs from Argentina, The
Gambia, Morocco & Namibia
James J. Packer
- Somerset Birder: trip reports and photographs from Zimbabwe, Israel,
The Gambia, Cyprus, Mallorca
Harry Lehto's Trip Reports - Japan, Trinidad, Israel, Estonia, Canary
Islands, Iceland & Scandinavia
- Allen Chartier's photographs, including 47 species of hummingbirds
Rare Birds of the World
Described Species, by Rolf de By
Electronic Resources on Ornithology
BirdLife International Local Organizations
Committees Web Directory
Global Birding Pal Club -
Birders who like to help out of town visitors.
Molly's Adventures -
Sibley & Monroe
list of birds of the world - some ad-killing software blocks this URL from
displaying. It's www.zoonomen.net/avtax/frame.html
Dana Gardner's Gallery of
Cursorius Photo & Video Library
caused extinctions in birds, by David W. Steadman
British Ornithologists' Club
- includes index of recent Bulletins and programme details. They expect to place
the contents of the entire Bull BOC online in the future.
Avian Bibliography Page
- Touracos, Hornbills, Kea, Cracids, and Garrulax.
World Life List Rankings - You have to submit to be ranked (Surfbirds)
4500 - Dutch world list rankings
Programme - Information on more than 130 projects around the world.
ASIA & PACIFIC:
Threatened Birds of Asia - New
Red Data Book species accounts are online as pdf files.
Oriental Bird Club
Oriental Bird Images
- More than 6,400 photographs of more than 1,700 species are online.
Birding - a Yahoo Group
Oriental Birding ID
Forum - by Tom Tarrant
Shortwing.co.uk - Asian
bird sounds and photos.
Asia Pacific Waterbird Strategy - News
VultureDeclines.org - new website dealing with the catastrophic declines of
subcontinent Gyps vultures.
Rare Birds of the
Chukchi Peninsula and the Russian Far East - by Vladimir Dinets
Birds of Eastern Europe and
Northern Asia - English translations of the contents of Proceedings of
Birds of Central Siberia
Uzbekistan & Kyrgystan Trip Report by Lawrie Conole - Dead URL?
Birds and Birding in India
Journal of Indian
Bird Records & Conservation
Amateur Naturalists - Spot-billed Pelican conservation project
Indian Birds by R.S.
Indiabirds.com - Photo
Delhi Bird - a
Bombay - a Yahoo Group
- a Yahoo Group
Birds and Wildlife
of Bangalore - a Yahoo Group
Reports by Philip Tyler
Endemic Birds by Amila Salgado
Gallicissa - Birding blog
from Sri Lanka by Amila Salgado
Danphe - excellent
quarterly newsletter by Bird Conservation Nepal.
Birding Mongolia by
1999 Northeast Tibet Trip Report by Jesper Hornskov
Dornod Shorebird Project 2000 - Mongolia (pdf)
Birds Seen in Western Yunnan, China, by Jesper Hornskov (doc)
Report: Beidaihe & Happy Island, August/September 1999 - by Jan Ole Kriegs,
with bar charts on migrants and lots of photos
Lop Nur Arjin Shan
Nature Reserve, Xinjiang Province - new reserve set up for the
wild Bactrian Camel,
believed to be a new species. [Map]
Avifauna of North Manchuria, published in 1933
The Endemic Birds of Taiwan
Chinese Wild Bird Federation (Taiwan)
Birding in Taiwan - by Wayne Hsu
Wayne Hsu's Photo Gallery
Photos of Birds of Taiwan
- Dead URL?
Mai Po Marshes
(Hong Kong) Wildlife Education Centre and Nature Reserve
Hong Kong Bird-Watching Society
HKBWS Photo Gallery
The Wild East
- Martin Williams
Birds of Japan
Page - Photo gallery and tape of Japanese Murrelet
Gallinago@Web - Photos of Asian snipes
- Photos of sandpipers in Japan
Steller's Sea Eagle Page
Steller's Sea Eagle and White-tailed Eagle in Asia - proceedings are online
as pdf files
Virtual Birding in Tokyo
Japan Photo Gallery by Yoshihiro Noguchi
Shiokawa Tidalflat -
Click on "Topics" to see photos of Spoon-billed Sandpiper, Little Curlew and
Photos & Trip Reports - by Tony Coatsworth
Short-tailed Albatross Information
Short-tailed Albatross Photos - taken on and around Torishima Island
Biological opinion on the effects of hook-and-line groundfish fisheries in the
Gulf of Alaska and Bering Sea / Aleutian Islands areas on Short-tailed
Albatross. USFWS 1999. (pdf)
International - Vietnam
National Park, Vietnam
Birds recorded in
the Nam Ha National Biodiveristy Area, Laos [Map
of Nam Ha]
Sam Veasna Center
for Wildlife Conservation - Cambodia
Funeral of Paradise - by Vladimir Dinets. See his photos of Brown-banded
Rail, Lewinia mirificus, which he found on Mount Data and Mayon
Fauna & Flora Links
Palanan Wilderness Area, Isabela Province, Luzon, Philippines
Conservation Program - This species, which was an abundant, agricultural
pest throughout the Philippines in the late 1940s, is now critically endangered,
primarily due to the still unregulated cage bird trade. The only hope apparently
is a small population on Rasa Island off Palawan - reminiscent of the Heath Hens
on Martha's Vineyard.
WFT Birds of Thailand Photos
Thailand Birding - by Tony Ball
Khao Nor Chuchi Lowland Forest Project, Thailand - Conservation of Gurney's
Sam-roi Wetlands, Thailand (Ramsar Center Japan)
Birds of Doi Inthanon National Park, Thailand
- Superb photos and videos of Malaysian birds by Soon-Chye Ng, with multiple
poses displayed through special effects - an addictive site!
Birding in Malaysia
Malaysian Bird Photos - by Lawrence Poh
nature2pixel.com - Malaysia articles, bird photos, trip reports and blog.
Birdwatchers' Site - Photos of birds from Malaysia, Australia, Costa Rica &
Japan plus trip reports, by Koji Tagi.
Kai Soon Online - Photos
by Dr. Chan Kai Soon.
Malaysian Bird Photos - by Christian Artuso
- Singapore and Malaysia bird photos and bird art by Teo Nam Siang
Malaysian Nature Society
Malaysian Nature Society, Miri,
Society, Perak Branch Archive
Society, Selangor Branch Bird Group - Dead URL
Society, Penang Branch
Pasoh Forest Reserve, Malaysia
Naturestops (Paul Huang) -
Birds of Panti Forest and Parit Jawa, Johor, and the Singapore Botanic Gardens
Birding in Sarawak - by Pun Ritai
Birds of Borneo - photos by Dennis Chua
Key Areas for the Conservation of Pheasants in Asia
Threatened Forest Bird Species Endemic to the Sundaic Region
Maps of remaining natural habitat in Indonesia
Birding in Indonesia
Conservation Report - in December 1999 Birds Australia Parrot Association
Birds of Indonesia
The Avifauna of Flores (Lesser Sunda Islands) by G.F. Mees (2006) (262
Fauna of Kerinchi
National Park, Sumatra
White-winged Duck Survey in North Sumatra
Twitcher's Guide to Birdwatching in Sumatra by James Heng
Tony Tilford -
Indonesia bird photos & Bali Starling
and Halmahera - Trip report by Alan Wilkinson, September 1999.
Maher's Trip Reports - Including Sulawesi, Malaysia, Christmas Island, and
Sumba Island Conservation Project
Watch (Seram) / Indonesian Parrot Project
of Paradise Species Interest Committee News
Irian Jaya 1996 by Roger Ahlman - Excellent report with good maps and photos
Birding around Timika and Kuala Kencana, Irian Jaya, Indonesia
Crater Mountain, Papua New Guinea Bird List
- New Caledonia
Selected articles from Emu vols. 97 (1997) to date available free online
NTBirds.net - With stakeout news on
Specialists Photo Gallery - Bird photos taken at Mary River Park, NT,
Australia, including several shots of Rufous Owl.
Night Parrot, Pezoporus occidentalis
Wildlife Rainforest Lodge - Photo gallery of northern Queensland birds.
Queensland - Tom Tarrant's site includes overseas trip reports and links.
Bird Observers Club of
Echuca and District Branch - Bird Observers Club of Australia
Western Port Bird
Toowoomba Bird Observers
Abberton Birders' Lodge -
Bird & mammal photos and recent reports from the Lockyer Valley, Queensland.
Blue Mountains Bird
Australia Barren Grounds
Steve Clark's Birding in South-west Victoria
Birdwatching Aficionados - Outback birding trips. See the 2000 letter for
Gluepot Reserve, SA - 50,000 ha of mallee
Birding Western Australia
Broome Bird Observatory, WA
(Australia) - David Stewart
New Zealand Birds
New Zealand Ornithological Society
New Zealand Native Species
Royal Forest and Bird
Protection Society of New Zealand
New Zealand Brown Teal
PacificBirds Fiji - Dick
Watling's website, with checklists and trip reports for Fiji, Samoa, Tonga and
nearby islands, and information about ordering his field guide to the birds of
Fiji and Western Polynesia.
Rob Kay's FijiGuide - Birds
Birds of Guam
of Polynesia "MANU"
Fund Hawaii Project
Bird Photo Gallery: Hawaiian Birds
Birds of Hawaii Checklists - with photos, by the USFWS. Note to Hawaiian
webpage authors: please include scientific names! Not only are the scientific
names easier to learn and remember than the confusing native names, but at least
Myadestes is wide-ranging elsewhere and already known by world birders.
MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA:
African Bird Club
Ornithological Society of the Middle
BirdNet - a Yahoo Group
Turkish birding site
Society - Turkey
Crook's Page - Turkey trip report
Konya Basin (Turkey) Bird Survey
Bahrain Bird Report
Natural Emirates - Twitcher's Guide
Atlas of the Breeding
Birds of Arabia
Birding Babylon -
blog by US soldier in Iraq
HaTor - Voice of the Turtledove: Birding
in Israel - Comprehensive links.
- a Yahoo Group
International Birding &
Research Centre - Eilat
Israel Birding Sites
Migrating Birds Know No
Boundaries - Israel
Birds in Israel - Sightings, Photos & Links
Jerusalem Bird Observatory
Birding in Jordan - by Ian Andrews
Birding - a Yahoo Group
Reports by Giles Mulholland
Africa Birds & Birding
Birds & Nature in Morocco
- including Moroccan Rare Birds Committee since 1996 and trip reports
Reid's Birds of Morocco
Groupe d'Ornitologie du
The Gambia Birding Group
Marc Tailly -
Gambia & Armenia Trip Reports
Gambia Trip Report - 1999 & 2000 by Kent Öhrn.
Trip Report, January 2001, by Tony Day - With details on local guides and
Bird Safari Camp - Gambia
trip report links
Birdwatching in The Gambia
Birding in Kakum National Park, Ghana
Ivory Coast & Burkina Faso Trip Report
Le Picatharte chauve du Cameroun - Grey-necked Picathartes, Picathartes
Grey Parrots in Southern Cameroon
Gulf of Guinea
Islands Biodiversity Network - Birds of São Tomé, Príncipe and Bioko
Bioko Biodiversity Protection
Program - Equatorial Guinea (no bird information)
Field Studies of African Grey Parrots in the Central African Republic
Birds of Tigray, Ethiopia
Kakamega Forest - Udo Savalli
Widowbird Research - Udo Savalli
Friends of the
Arabuko-Sokoke Forest - Kenya
opportunities in Watamu - Kenya
Tanzania Bird Photos
Project Elgon: The Birds of Mount Elgon National Park, Uganda
of Tanzania - Distribution & Seasonality - by Neil & Liz Baker and Stein
Nilsen. "In the near future we will be looking for volunteers to attack our
virgin YvB squares. We will offer considerable logistical support to anyone
willing to go where we want them to go. These will not be boring squares, ask
Pentti Vattulainen. He came out with three friends last November to work virgin
squares in the west and had 13 Shoebill Balaeniceps rex at a
single site with views down to 100m as well as a glimpse of what may be a new
Coastal Forest Project - Important Birds Areas, by Neil & Liz Baker
Bird Checklist - by Veli M. Pohjonen
Checklist of birds of Gombe National Park, Tanzania - by Craig Stanford
ECOFAC - Conservation et
utilisation rationnelle des écosystèmes forestiers d'Afrique Centrale [Ecotourism]
Birding Congo and
Zambian Ornithological Society
Birdlife in Zambia
Malawi Ornithological Society
Birding in Zimbabwe
Botswana-Zimbabwe Trip Report by Lynnette Oxley
Wildlife Society - Botswana
South Africa BirdNet -
Archives & subscription information
Zest for Birds - Site
covering South African twitching (SA 700 Club), rarities with photos, Cape Town
pelagic trips & pelagic photos.
Birding Africa - Cape Town
birding, pelagic trips, photo galleries & African mystery bird competition.
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Roberts' Birds of South Africa 7th Edition Project - Draft species accounts
Birding - Lots of information on South Africa birding. Some excellent color
photos of Citrine Wagtail under What's New.
ZABIRDSTUFF - Birding in Southern Africa
Nylsvley and Nyl Floodplain - Great birding area in Transvaal.
Free State, South Africa - Bird & Birders' Paradise
Zululand Birding Route
- Latest records, detailed descriptions, maps and bird lists for 22 sites in
southern Zululand (northeast of Durban).
Finding South Africa's Endemics by Keith Taylor.
Eremomela Birding - by Michael Mills. Information on Kruger National Park
and reports of trips to Madagascar, Kenya, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Mozambique,
Ethiopia, Argentina & Ecuador.
Wragg's South Africa trip reports
Witwatersrand Bird Club
Cape Bird Club
Diaz Cross Bird Club
Free State Bird Club
Inkwazi Bird Club
(No index page - click on monthly subdirectories to find the newsletters)
Cape Parrot Working Group
Endangered Wildlife Trust -
South Africa, including working groups on cranes, raptors, Blue Swallow & more
Bird Gallery - Photos of South African birds
Reviews of 100
bird, mammal & other field guides and travel guides to Africa - Bert du
Birding in Madagascar
Birds of the Berenty Reserve, Madagascar
Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar
National Park, Madagascar - George Williams
list for Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar
Biological Surveys of Zombitse-Vohibasia National Park, South-west Madagascar
Birdwatching in the Seychelles
Seychelles: Endemic Bird Conservation
Archives - You must register twice, first with the listserv and then with
the list, before you can read the archives.
Europe Reports (2001)
EuroBirdNet Mailing List
Trip Report - by David Newman, May-June 2000.
North Cyprus Birds
- with monthly bird reports
Lanzarote & Fuerteventura
Trip Report - Trond Sørhuus, January 2001
Dave Gosney's Canary Islands Report, with bird photos and videos
Birdguides - UK bird
reports, with links in each report to bird information, a street map, and the
relevant FatBirder site guide. Also current species lists for UK sites & video
Latest UK Bird Reports
British Birds Rarities Committee
Steve Blain's Photos of
uk.rec.birdwatching FAQs - by Stephen Poley
Scilly Bird News
Isles of Scilly Bird Group
News Yahoo! Group
Norfolk Bird Club
Lizards - Where I dipped on Med Gull. Photo galleries of recent UK twitches,
plus China, Nepal, Israel, Texas & Perth pelagic trip reports.
York Ornithological Club
Class Aves - Lancaster
Welsh Kite Trust - Red
Kite, Milvus milvus
British Library Natural Sound Archive [Searchable
catalogue of bird recordings]
WEBBIRDS - Steve
Webb's UK listing page, now devoted mainly to the ongoing dispute by top British
birders with UK400 Club impresario LGRE.
Irish Birding - Latest
rare bird reports.
Irania - Birds of Denmark
Norwegian Gull Page
Birds.se - News, photos, rarities
Swedish Club 300
Links in Sweden
Birding in the
Netherlands and Abroad by Teus Luijendijk
Aves - Société ornithologique -
Monitoring rare and colonial species in Belgium
Birding Pages - Poland
Bird.at - Austria
Photo gallery of
Eastern European Birds - Gerard Gorman
Birding and Wildlife Watching in Hungary
Birdwatching in the
of Birds of the Czech Republic
Halietor - Birding in Bulgaria
Imperial Eagle Conservation Program - Bulgarian Society for the Protection of
Conservation Team - BSPB
Chettusia - Birding in
Romania (The Romanian language should be easy for Italian, Spanish or Portuguese
speakers to learn.)
Rare Birds of the
Vršac Mountains - Serbia Montenegro
Skuas, Gulls & Terns in the Western Palearctic
Po Delta Centre
Rare Birds in Spain - by
Western Mediterranean Waterbirds - Includes webcams at L'Albufera de
Proact - Concerted action on
important bird conservation issues, in particular the Malta bird slaughter.
Heinz Sielmann Stiftung
- They are setting up the first bird protection camp in Malta, despite threats
from the Maltese hunters.
of Ukraine - Volume 1 (1998) abstracts
The Birds of
Europe & North Africa: Pictures & Videos
Neotropical Bird Club
AOU Checklist -
North and Middle America (pdf)
classification of bird species of South America - South American Checklist
Committee (SACC) Baseline Checklist [SACC
literature cited] [SACC
tentative hypothetical list]
Neomorphus by Joe Tobias -
includes the first wild photo I've seen of a Neomorphus, N. geoffroyi,
(mostly) Neotropical scientific papers on Bob Planqué's website
InfoNatura - Database of
Latin American birds and mammals
Jörgs Kolibri Homepage - Hummingbirds
Fund Harpy Eagle Research.
Eskimo Curlew: A vanishing species? by J.B. Gollop, T.W. Barry & E.H.
American Bird Conservancy
North American Rare Bird Alert
North American Bird Information
by Michael Shepard
US Birding E-mail List Archives
U.S. - State Bird Checklists
BirdSource - includes
Christmas Bird Count details
Trochilids Web Page [Hummingbird
on Out-of-Range Hummers in the US]
Birdzilla - incorporates Bent's Life Histories of North American Birds
Massbird - Affiliated with
Bird Observer. Boston and beyond.
OwlCam - Barred Owl
nestbox in Massachusetts.
Linnaean Society of New
Delaware Valley Ornithological Club
Trumpeter Swans ever breed in Eastern North America? (Will Birds of North
America recall and replace the biased Trumpeter Swan bio written by a
Dave Czaplak's Bird
Page - Photos of rarities in the DC area and some birds of the Bahamas
Will Cook - Birding in the
Badbirdz - Northern Florida
Crow FAQs -
by Kevin McGowan
& Chicago Net-Birding - by Urs Geiser
Society - ChicagoBirder.org. WorldTwitch was their Link of the Month for
Platte River Whooping Crane
Maintenance Trust - Nebraska
Texas Bird Records
Texas Gulf Coast Birding &
Naturalist Web by P.D. Hulce
Birds of the Upper Texas
High Plains Prairie Chicken Festival (pdf) - An annual event in April in New
- RangeNet Project
Joe Morlan's California
San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory
Point Reyes Bird Observatory
Santa Cruz Bird Club -
Great birding area. A reliable place to see Marbled Murrelet used to be and may
still be from the Santa Cruz municipal pier.
Condor Reintroduction at Big Sur, CA
Hi Mountain Condor Lookout
Santa Cruz Island, CA Trip Report - Island Scrub Jay
Sciences Laboratory Landbird Monitoring Research - Costa Rica Research,
Tabular Guide for Ageing and Sexing Birds, Rapid Ornithological Inventory, Small
Owl Monitorying & Capture protocols.
John James Audubon - Gallery of
his complete works
Ontario Field Naturalists
and Nature Sites
Waterloo Field Naturalists
Bermuda Audubon Society
Rod & Attrill's Bahamas
Counting Flamingos on Great Inagua - NY Times, 20 February 2000
Society for the Conservation and
Study of Caribbean Birds
Journal of Caribbean Ornithology
- back issues of
El Pitirre are available as pdf files.
Threatened and Endangered
Birds of the Insular Caribbean
West Indian Whistling-Duck
and Wetlands Conservation Project
Puerto Rico's Birds - by Mark Oberle
Mysteries of Puerto Rico
- by Vladimir Dinets. Scroll to bottom and click to see photos of an
unidentified large rail in red mangroves at Guánica.
Puerto Rican Parrot Page
to Birding Sites in the U.S. Virgin Islands
DRBirds.com - Dominican
Republic birds, with a photo gallery, by Eladio Fernández. (Page down as of
Birds of the Dominican Republic - more photos by Eladio Fernández
Birds of Hispaniola
Republic Bird Photos
Republic Trip Report
Sociedad Oritológica de la
Sociedad Ornitológica Hispaniola Yahoo Group
Grupo Jaragua -
Zapata Swamp Project (Cuba)
BirdingCuba.com - Rafael
Birding in Cuba -
earlier website by Rafael Sánchez
of Cuban Birds
Ivory-billed Woodpecker Article and Color Plates, by Julie Zickefoose
BirdLife Jamaica - If you register a domain name, be sure to renew it on time.
Otherwise a spammer will grab it, as happened to BirdLife Jamaica.
Montserrat Oriole Population
- Birds of Guadeloupe
AvianEyes - Birding St.
Vincent and the Grenadines
Rare Bird Alert
Trinidad & Tobago Rare
Trinidad & Tobago Field
- by Bill Murphy
Bibliography of Mexican Birds - A list of approximately 3600 references on
Mexican birds from 1825 to 1992.
Huitzil - Journal of Mexican
ornithology & Directory of Mexican ornithologists [Papers
published in Huitzil]
Áreas de Importancia de la Conservación para las Aves (AICAS) - clickable
maps of Mexican Important Bird Areas
Bosque Antiguo -
Includes site description, photos, and lists of birds, mammals & herps for El
Carricito, Sierra de Bolaños, Jalisco. 51 Eared Quetzals Euptilotis neoxenus
have been detected in El Carricito. [Dead URL, 4/2003]
Pajareando.com - Monterrey,
Audubon Society of Mexico
Birding at Puerto Penasco,
Sonora, Mexico by Steve Ganley
Reports - by George West
Expedition Photography in Search of the Thick-billed Parrot, Chihuahua, México
Birding at La Laguna de Santa Maria del Oro, Nayarit, Mexico
Mazatlán & Puerto Vallarta Trip Report
The Oratrix Project - Yellow-headed Parrot, Amazona oratrix
Belize Bird Links
Database for Rio Dulce, Guatemala
Find Birds in El Salvador - by Oliver Komar
Oliver Komar's El
Salvador Photo Galleries
Checklist of the Birds of Montecristo National Park, El Salvador - by Oliver
Finding Birds in Costa Rica, by Richard Garrigues. Click on the link in the
left nav column for the latest issue of his essential Gone Birding Newsletter.
Costa Rica Birding by Marc
Club of Costa Rica
Asociación Oritológica de
Costa Rica - includes pdf files of
List of the Birds of Costa Rica 2006 (pdf)
Doug Von Gausig's
Sights & Sounds of Costa Rica - Doug has posted audio files of a number of
unidentified sounds and requests comments.
Birdlist with illustrations - by the Genesis II Lodge, Costa Rica highlands
March-April 2003 Costa Rica trip report by Mike Mulligan.
Monteverde, Costa Rica
Society - Recent issues of their newsletter, El Tucán, are available
Xenornis - Panama Rare
Bird Reports - by Darién Montañez. Includes photos of rarities.
Fondo Peregrino Panamá
of the Harpy Eagle in Panamá]
Conservation Panamá: Exploring Options for the Future - Proceedings of the
Panama Conservation and Ecotourism Workshop - 1998
St. Andrew Vireo
- A critically endangered species restricted to San Andrés Island, off the coast
of Nicaragua but politically part of Colombia and one of the safest places to go
birding in Colombia.
Colombiana - New bi-lingual journal of Colombian ornithology published
online in pdf.
Birding & Ornithological Hub - by Paul Salaman
Birding Guide to Colombia
- by Carl Downing
Birding (safely) in Colombia - by Jurgen Beckers
Ognorhynchus icterotis, Conservation Page - A critically endangered
species, reduced by hunting and habitat destruction in the highlands of Colombia
Proyecto Hapalopsittaca - Study and conservation of H. amazonina and H.
fuertesi in Colombia.
Fundación Humedal La Conejera - trying to stop a highway through Bogotá Rail
and Apolinar's Wren habitat.
Asociación Bogotana de
Aves de los
Trinidad & Tobago
Birds and Birding in
Venezuela by Chris Sharpe
Birding Tour Reports
EcoSIG - Venezuela maps.
GPS Venezuela - Maps.
Install the latest .exe file, then click on ayuda.chm for instructions.
Venezuela Audubon Society
Venezuela National Parks
Birdwatching in and around Mérida, Venezuela
Venezuela Voyage -
travel in Venezuela
La Mucuy Estación Ornitológica - Parque Nacional Sierra Nevada, Venezuela
Provita - Venezuelan
Diversity of the Guianas
Braun, M.J., D.W. Finch, M.B. Robbins and B.K. Schmidt. 2000. A Field
Checklist of the Birds of Guyana. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
- on line in its entirety
Outback Guyana - D. MacDonald Green, edited by Davis Finch
Birds of the Iwokrama Forest, Guyana, by Robert S. Ridgely & David Agro (pdf)
Guide to the Mammals of Iwokrama, Guyana
Suriname by Jan Hein Ribot
checklists - STINASU
Group d'Étude et de Protection
des Oiseaux en Guyane
SÉPANGUY (Société d'Étude, de
Protection et d'Aménagement de la Nature en GUYane)
Birding Page - by Mark Mulhollam
Ecuador bird reports by Bob
Survey of the Birds of the Bilsa Ecological Reserve, Ecuador, by Jon Hornbuckle
& Andrew Mudd
Reports and Birdlists
for the Tandayapa Valley, Ecuador
Fundación Pro-Bosque - Cerro Blanco Reserve, near Guayquil, and its small
population of Great Green Macaws
Fundación Jocotoco - They
now have 5 reserves: Tapichalaca - type locality of Grallaria ridgelyi;
Buenaventura - type locality of the El Oro Parakeet; and Yunguilla - patch
containing the only known Pale-headed Brush-finches, Río Canande - superb Chocó
habitat, and Yanachocha - Black-breasted Puffleg.
Macaw in Ecuador by David Waugh
Macaw Landing Foundation
Pionus Parrots Research
El Bosque de Mazán - in Cuenca, Ecuador - includes photos of some birds
Palmas Reserve, Vilacabamba, Ecuador - Annotated checklist of birds
Serranías Cofán-Bermejo, Sinangoe, Ecuador - Rapid Biological Assessment,
Field Museum. [Bird
report by Tom Schulenberg -- see pages 141-148 of the Technical Report, January
Worldtwitch Galápagos Birding
and Conservation Links
Peru Birding 2003 by Jeffrey Pippen
Guide: Wildlife Watching in Peru (pdf)
Birds of the Villa Rica area, Pasco, Peru (pdf)
Birds of the lower Apurímac Valley, Peru (pdf)
Birds of Loreto, Peru
by R. Haven Wiley
checklist of Project Amazonas field sites and adjacent areas in Loreto, Peru
(pdf) - with useful field notes
Forests of the High Andes, by Michael Kessler - Excellent website about
Pajarologo, by Oscar
ECOAN - Asociación Ecosistemas
Andinos (Peru Polylepis Conservation)
Aves de Peru --
Peruvian Seabirds by Jaime Jahncke
Andean Hummingbirds 1999
- Peru trip report by Tom R. Davis
Cordillera Azul, Río Pisqui, Peru Rapid Biological Inventory, Field Museum -
The bird reports are at pages 28-37 of the
Technical Report (pdf).
Proyecto Tambopata - Huw Lloyd
Project Tambopata - Chris Kirkby [Bird
Society - TreeS
Proyecto Polylepis [Royal
Images of the Macaw
Bird Mysteries from South America
Bolivian Birding Localities
- by Sjoerd Mayer. Great new website includes four sites in Peru.
Descriptions & Trip Reports from Bolivia - By Sjoerd Mayer
Bird Bolivia - by A.
Songs of Brazilian Birds - Audio Files, including Megaxenops
Ararinha Azul - The Spix's Macaw Cyanopsitta spixi.
Arthur Grosset's Birds -
Excellent page, with photos of birds and mammals from Brazil, Jeremy Minns'
Brazil site guides, and European bird photos.
Atlantic Forests of Brazil by Colin Bushell
Comitê Brasileiro de Registros
Associação Brasileira para
Conservação das Aves
Centro de Estudos Ornitológicos blog
Aves de Mato
Newly-described birds from Brazil, 1970-1996, with citations
Handheld Photos of SE Brazil Endemics - World Land Trust
Marinhas de Abrolhos
Papagaio-Verdadeiro - Festive Parrot Amazona aestiva in the Brazilian
Audubon Society (MI) - Trip reports, including Brazil, Kenya and Costa Rica
Acrobatornis fonsecai - Page about the distinctive new furnariid from
east-central Bahia, Brazil.
plate by Paul Donohue from the Auk.
drawing by Paul Donohue. (Rod McCann, Dave Sargeant & I drove past the
roadside type locality one month before the bird was discovered in 1994.) The
bird's English name, Pink-legged Graveteiro, should be changed. Graveteiro means
"Firewood-Gatherer" in Portuguese, and another furnariid is already named
The Blue Macaws
- Excellent site with latest news from Brazil, a collection of recent and
historic articles, and numerous photos.
Albatroz - Conservação de Aves Marinhas com Pesca Produtiva
Aves del Uruguay
- Proyecto Guira of the CIAAE
Fundación Moisés Bertoni and
del Plata - Aves Argentinas
Wildlife Reserve, Argentina
Tales of the Pampas - El Ombú and other stories, by W.H. Hudson (1902)
Guía de Aves de la Estancia San Roberto, Argentina
Birds of Lago Fontana, Patagonia, Argentina
Birds of the Falkland
Appeal - When you eat "Chilean Sea Bass", you're eating albatross.]
Gran Guia Ilustrada de las
Aves de Chile - a page on each species with a photograph or color plate from
Johnson is accessible from alphabetical lists of the scientific, English and
Birding in Chile by Alvaro Jaramillo
Aves de Chile
Unión de Ornitológicos de Chile
Fundación Senda Darwin -
Tangara [vol. 25 and later] - Newsletter of the
Partners in Flight
International Working Group. Available in English or Spanish by e-mail upon
request. Highly recommended!
Latin America Bulletin - Excellent online publication that unfortunately
seems to have been killed by Audubon after a very brief existence from December
1998 to July 2000. There are three Bogotá Rail photos on different pages.
Alianza por Las
Aves - conservation links for each country in Latin America
Rapid Color Guides to plants of the American Tropics by Robin Foster, Field
Neoorn Mailing List
Neoorn List Recent Postings
BirdLife Americas: Report of activities by bird organizations in the Americas
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