International Birding Resources



WORLD


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On-line Magazines
Bird Watching and Related
GORP's Bird Watching and Related Index
• Featured Birding Spots
• Birding Trips
• Birding Books, Guides, Magazines, and Newsletters
• Regional Resources
• Birding Links
• Clubs and Associations

Birding Magazines
List of major birding magazines

Resources
Climate Diagnostics Center
Gives helpful information on ENSO (El Niño/Southern Oscillation)

Rec.birds Frequently Asked Questions
FAQ of the news group about wild birds

A Field Guide to the Birds of the West Indies
James Bond. 1993.

Birds of the World: A Checklist
James F. Clements. 1991.

Handbook of the Birds of the World, Volume I
Josep Del Hoyo, Andrew Elliott, and Jordi Sargatal. 1992.

Handbook of the Birds of the World, Volume II
Josep Del Hoyo, Andrew Elliott, and Jordi Sargatal. 1994.

A World Checklist of Birds
Burt L. Monroe, Jr. and Charles G. Sibley. 1993.

A Field Guide to Birds of Britain and Europe
Roger Tory Peterson, Guy Mountfort, and P.A.D. Hollom. 1993.

A Field Guide to Mexican Birds
Roger Tory Peterson and Edward L. Chalif. 1973.

Distribution and Taxonomy of Birds of the World
Charles G. Sibley and Burt L. Monroe, Jr. 1990.

Science
Tree of Life, Outline of Phylogenetic Relationships
A Web site where you can see how birds phylogenetically relate to each other and other species
• Birds on a Branch

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AFRICA


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AUSTRALIA


Australian Environment On-line
On-line environmental resources information

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CANADA


References
Birds of Canada
W. Earl Godfrey. 1987.

Bird Sounds of Canada (cassette)
Monty Brigham. 1992.


Alberta


Alberta Birding Links
List of links, by Gord Gallant of Birding Canada

Rare Bird Alerts
Calgary (403) 237-8821
Edmonton (403) 433-2473

References
Atlas of Breeding Birds in Alberta
Federation of Alberta Naturalists. 1992.

Alberta Wildlife Viewing Guide
Jim Butler. 1990.

A Birdfinding Guide to the Calgary Region
Joan F. McDonald, editor. 1993.

Birds of the Canadian Rockies
G. W. Scotter, T. J. Ulrich, and E. T. Jones. 1990.

Birding Jasper National Park
Kevin Van Tighem. 1988.

Birds of Northern and Central Alberta
Barb and Jim Beck. 1992.


British Columbia


British Columbia Birding Links
List of links, by Gord Gallant of Birding Canada

Rare Bird Alerts
Vancouver (604) 737-3074
Victoria (250) 592-3381

References
The Birds of British Columbia
R. W. Campbell et al. 1990.

British Columbia Wildlife Viewing Guide
Bill Waring. 1991.

Birder's Guide to Vancouver Island
Keith Taylor. 1990.

A Bird Watching Guide to the Vancouver Area
Vancouver Natural History Society. 1993.

Traveler's List of British Columbia Birds
David F. Fraser and Eric L. Waters. 1990.

Birds of the Okanagan Valley, BC
Robert A., Richard J., and Sydney G. Cannings. 1987.

Waterbirds of the Strait of Georgia
E. C. Campbell, R. W. Campbell, and R. T. McLaughlin. 1991.

Birds of the Canadian Rockies
G. W. Scotter, T. J. Ulrich, and E. T. Jones. 1990.


Manitoba


Manitoba Birding Links
List of links, by Gord Gallant of Birding Canada

References
A Birder's Guide to Churchill
Bonnie Chartier. 1994.

Birder's Guide to Southeastern Manitoba
Manitoba Naturalists Society. 1988.

Birder's Guide to Southwestern Manitoba
Cal Cutbert et al. 1990.

Churchill and Southern Manitoba (video)
Karis and Don Herriott. 1992.

Field Checklist of Birds of Manitoba
Manitoba Avian Research Committee. 1986.


New Brunswick


Associations

Resources

Sites & Sightings

Rare Bird Alerts
Provincewide (506) 382-3825
Shediac/Moncton (506) 532-2873 (French)

References
Birding in Atlantic Canada: Acadia
Roger Burrows. 1992.

Atlas of Breeding Birds of the Maritime Provinces
Anthony J. Erskine. 1992.

Grand Manan Birds
Brian Dalzell. 1991.

Moosebirds and Sandpeeps:
Birds In and Around Fundy National Park

David Christie. 1991.

Nesting Birds on Machias Seal Island (video)
Karis and Don Herriott. 1989.


Newfoundland


Newfoundland Birding Links
List of links, by Gord Gallant of Birding Canada

References
Birding in Atlantic Canada: Newfoundland
Roger Burrows. 1989.

Atlas of Breeding Birds of the Maritime Provinces
Anthony J. Erskine. 1992.


Northwest Territories

Nova Scotia


Nova Scotia Birding Links
List of links, by Gord Gallant of Birding Canada


Rare Bird Alert
Provincewide (902) 852-2428

References
Birds of Nova Scotia, Third Edition
Robie W. Tufts. 1986.

Birding Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia Bird Society; J. Shirley Cohrs, editor. 1991.

Birding Cape Breton's Historic East
Catherine L. Murrant. 1995.

Birding in Atlantic Canada: Nova Scotia
Roger Burrows. 1988.

Atlas of Breeding Birds of the Maritime Provinces
Anthony J. Erskine. 1992.


Ontario


Groups & Species
Niagara Peninsula Hawkwatch
Web page of the the Niagara Peninsula Hawkwatch
• Information about the Hawkwatch
• Hawk migration statistics

Ontario Birding Links
List of links, by Gord Gallant of Birding Canada

Sites & Sightings
Friends of Presqu'ile Provincial Park
Information page about the park, its birdlife, and activities
• Park Information
• Birdwatching, Monarchs, History
• Upcoming Events
• Presqu'ile Quiz Challenge
• Camping Ontario Parks

Ontario Birdwatching Home Page
Hub of information about Ontario birding

Rare Bird Alerts
Oshawa (905) 576-2738
Ottawa (613) 825-7444
Sault Ste Marie (705) 256-2790
Toronto (416) 350-3000 Ext. 2293
Windsor/Detroit (810) 477-1360
Windsor/Pt. Pelee (519) 252-2473
Hamilton (905) 648-9537

References
Atlas of the Breeding Birds of Ontario
M. D. Cadman et al. 1987.

A Bird-Finding Guide to Ontario, Revised Edition
Clive E. Goodwin. 1995.

A Birder's Guide to the Sault Ste. Marie Border Area
Edward Czerwinski. 1995.

A Birdfinding Guide to the Toronto Region
Clive E. Goodwin. 1988.

Annotated Checklist of the Birds of Ontario
Ross D. James. 1991.

Field Checklist of Birds (Ontario)
Federation of Ontario Naturalists and Ontario Field
Ornithologists. 1988.

Enjoying the Birds of the Ottawa Valley
John Sankey. 1987.

Hawks of Holiday Beach
Allen Chartier and Dave Stimac. 1993.


Prince Edward Island


Prince Edward Island Birding Links
List of links, by Gord Gallant of Birding Canada

References
Birding in Atlantic Canada: Acadia
Roger Burrows. 1992.

Atlas of Breeding Birds of the Maritime Provinces
Anthony J. Erskine. 1992.


Quebec


Quebec Birding Links
List of links, by Gord Gallant of Birding Canada

Rare Bird Alerts
Eastern Quebec (418) 660-9089 (French)
Sagueny/Lac St. Jean (418) 696-1868 (French)
Bas St. Laurent (418) 725-5118 (French)
Western Quebec (819) 778-0737 (French)
Montreal (514) 989-5076 (English)
Montreal (514) 978-8849 (French)
Coeur-du-Quebec (819) 370-6720

References
Birdfinding in the Montreal Area
Pierre Bannon. 1991.

Birdwatching Itinerary of the Gaspe Peninsula
Sylvie Girard.

The Gannet of Bonaventure Island
Lucie Lagueux.

Daily Field Checklist: Birds of Quebec
Assn. QuBecoise Des Groupes D'ornithologues. 1992.

List of the Birds of Montreal
Province of Quebec Society for Protection of Birds. 1991.

Birds of Forillon
Club des Ornithologues de las Gaspesie. 1989.

Northern Gannets of Bonaventure Island (video)
Karis and Don Herriott. 1996.

Birds of Quebec Lower North Shore (checklist)
Quebec-Labrador Foundation. 1997.


Saskatchewan


Saskatchewan Birding Links
List of links, by Gord Gallant of Birding Canada

Rare Bird Alert
Regina (306) 949-2505

References
A Guide to Bird-finding in the Regina Area
C. Adams et al. 1988.

Atlas of Saskatchewan Birds
Alan R. Smith. 1996.

Birds of the Elbow
J. Frank Roy. 1996.


Yukon


Yukon Birding Links
List of links, by Gord Gallant of Birding Canada

References
Birds of the Dempster Highway, Yukon Territory
Robert Frisch. 1987.

Birds of Swan Lake, Yukon
Helmut Grunberg. 1994.

Checklist of the Birds of Whitehorse, Yukon
Yukon Bird Club. 1995.

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EUROPE


EuroBirdNet's Links
European and World Ornithology, and Birding Links

On-line Magazines
EuroBirdNet Switzerland (English version)
Information and links on European ornithology
• Checklist of the birds of Switzerland
• News events of Switzerland and from EuroBirdNet
• What is EuroBirdNet?
• Where to watch birds in Geneva or in Switzerland
• Other helpful sites for ornithology
Sites & Sightings
EUROPEAN ORNITHOLOGICAL UNION -FOUNDATION (EOU)
Meeting Information Bologna, Italy (Aug. 28–30, 1997)


Ireland




United Kingdom


Science
Conservation International
On-line news and information from Conservation International

World Conservation Monitoring Center
WCMC provides information services on the conservation and sustainable use of species

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SOUTH AMERICA

Brazil
ATUALIDADES ORNITOLOGICAS (Bird News)
Bilingual Brazilian Ornithological Web Site
• Articles from the magazine Trill
• Tourism Links
• National and International Links

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