Birding and Bird Related Websites

BCFO LINKS TO BIRDING AND BIRD-RELATED WEBSITES

 

This compilation of birding and bird-related website links focuses on websites from B.C., Canada, and the northwestern USA– those which would be of greatest interest to BCFO members.

 

Suggestions for additions to this list are welcome. Please use the Leave a Reply box below for this purpose, and to report any non-functioning links.

 

NATIONAL AND PROVINCIAL BIRD ORGANIZATIONS—CANADA

 

Bird Studies Canada: http://www.bsc-eoc.org

Society of Canadian Ornithologists: http://www.sco-soc.ca

Ontario Field Ornithologists: http://www.ofo.ca

Nova Scotia Bird Society: http://www.nsbirdsociety.ca/

Yukon Bird Club: http://www.yukonweb.com/community/ybc

Regroupement QuebecOiseaux: http://www.quebecoiseaux.org

WildResearch: http://www.wildresearch.ca

Biodiversity Centre for Wildlife Studies: http://www.wildlifebc.org/index.php?pageid=1

 

NATIONAL BIRD ORGANIZATIONS—USA

 

American Birding Association: http://aba.org

American Bird Conservancy: http://www.abcbirds.org

Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology: http://birds.cornell.edu/Page.aspx?pid=1478

 

STATE AND REGIONAL BIRD ORGANIZATIONS—WESTERN USA

 

Western Field Ornithologists: http://www.westernfieldornithologists.org

Washington Ornithological Society: http://www.wos.org

Oregon Birding Association (formerly Oregon Field Ornithologists): http://www.orbirds.org

Colorado Field Ornithologists: http://cfobirds.org

New Mexico Ornithological Society: http://www.nmbirds.org

Utah Ornithological Society: http://www.utahbirds.org/uos

Texas Ornithological Society: http://www.texasbirds.org

 

CONSERVATION ORGANIZATIONS WITH INTERESTS IN BIRDS

 

BC Nature: http://www.bcnature.ca

Nature Alberta: http://naturealberta.ca

Canadian Nature Federation: http://www.naturecanada.ca

American Bird Conservancy: http://www.abcbirds.org

National Audubon Society: http://www.audubon.org

National Wildlife Federation: http://www.nwf.org

Sierra Club: http://www.sierraclub.org

Partners In Flight: http://www.partnersinflight.org

Ducks Unlimited: http://www.ducks.org

World Wildlife Fund: http://wwf.panda.org

International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN): http://www.iucn.org

Birdlife International: http://www.birdlife.org/index.html

 

SCIENTIFIC AND PROFESSIONAL BIRD ORGANIZATIONS

 

American Ornithologists’ Union: http://www.aou.org

Cooper Ornithological Society: http://www.cooper.org

Wilson Ornithological Society: http://www.wilsonsociety.org

Association of Field Ornithologists: http://www.afonet.org/index_english.html

The Wildlife Society: http://www.wildlife.org

Society of Canadian Ornithologists: http://www.sco-soc.ca

Waterbird Society: http://www.waterbirds.org

Pacific Seabird Group: http://www.pacificseabirdgroup.org

Western Bird-Banding Association: http://www.westernbirdbanding.org

Raptor Research Foundation: http://www.raptorresearchfoundation.org

Society for Northwestern Vertebrate Biology (formerly Pacific Northwest Bird & Mammal Society): http://www.thesnvb.org

 

GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES RESPONSIBLE FOR BIRD MANAGEMENT

 

BC Ministry of Environment: http://www.gov.bc.ca/env

Environment Canada: http://www.ec.gc.ca/?lang=En

COSEWIC (Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada): http://www.cosewic.gc.ca/eng/sct5/index_e.cfm

US Fish & Wildlife Service: http://www.fws.gov

Washington Department of Wildlife: http://wdfw.wa.gov

Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife: http://www.dfw.state.or.us

 

BIRDING TOUR OPERATORS

 

Avocet Tours: http://www.avocettours.ca

Whiskeyjack Nature Tours: http://www.whiskeyjacknaturetours.com

Westport Seabirds: http://www.westportseabirds.com

The Bird Guide: http://thebirdguide.com

Eagle-Eye Tours: http://www.eagle-eye.com/?gclid=CMnL9a_clKYCFQO8KgodvQmzoQ

Wings Inc.: http://wingsbirds.com

Victor Emanuel Nature Tours: http://www.ventbird.com

Field Guides Inc.: http://www.fieldguides.com/

High Lonesome Tours: http://highlonesometours.com

Tropical Birding: http://www.tropicalbirding.com

 

BREEDING BIRD ATLASES

 

British Columbia: http://www.birdatlas.bc.ca/english/index.jsp

Manitoba: http://www.birdatlas.mb.ca

Ontario: http://www.birdsontario.org/atlas/index.jsp

Maritime Provinces: http://www.mba-aom.ca/english/index.html

Quebec: http://www.atlas-oiseaux.qc.ca/index_en.jsp

 

OTHER ORNITHOLOGICAL/BIRDING PROJECTS

 

eBird: http://ebird.org/content/canada/

Christmas Bird Counts: http://birds.audubon.org/christmas-bird-count

Great Backyard Bird Count: http://gbbc.birdcount.org/

Breeding Bird Survey: http://ec.gc.ca/reom-mbs/default.asp?lang=En&n=416B57CA-1

BC Yukon Nocturnal Owl Survey: http://www.birdscanada.org/volunteer/bcowls/index.jsp

BC Coastal Waterbird Survey: http://www.bsc-eoc.org/volunteer/bccws/index.jsp?targetpg=index&lang=EN

BC Swallow Conservation Project: http://bcswallowconservationproject.wordpress.com/

 

GENERAL BIRD AND BIRDING INFORMATION

 

Birding in BC: http://birding.bc.ca

BC Rare Bird Alert: http://bcbirdalert.blogspot.ca

Washington Birder: http://www.wabirder.com

Birding Locations in Oregon: http://birdingoregon.info

Great Washington State Birding Trail: http://wa.audubon.org/great-washington-state-birding-trail

Tweeters Birding Links: http://www.scn.org/earth/tweeters/links.html

Canadian Listers’ Corner: http://www.neilyworld.com/neilyworld/listerscorner/listers-corner.htm

Bird Links to the World: http://avibase.bsc-eoc.org/links/links.jsp

Electronic Resources On Ornithology: http://www.chebucto.ns.ca/Environment/NHR/bird.html

Surfbirds.com: http://www.surfbirds.com

Birdzilla.com: http://www.birdzilla.com

World Bird Info: http://worldbirdinfo.net/default.aspx

Birdnet: http://www.nmnh.si.edu/BIRDNET/birdnet/sitemap.html

 

BIRDING LISTSERVES/E-MAIL GROUPS

 

ABA BIRD NEWS (Links to 142 e-mail groups): http://birding.aba.org

VANBCBIRDS (Vancouver area): http://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/vanbcbirds/info

BCVIBIRDS (Vancouver Island): http://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/BCVIBIRDS/info

SUNSHINE COAST BIRDING: http://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/sunshinecoastbirding/info

BCINTBIRD (Southern Interior): http://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/bcintbird/info

WKBIRDS (West Kootenay): https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/wkbirds/conversations/messages

FRASER VALLEY BIRDING: http://bcbirding.proboards.com

NCENBIRD (N and Central BC): ncenbird@list.bcgroup.net

PR_NAT (Peace River Nature):“>https://ca.groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/PR_NAT/info

ALBERTABIRD (Alberta): http://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/Albertabird/info

TWEETERS (Washington State): http://www.scn.org/earth/tweeters

INLAND-NW-BIRDERS (E WA, N ID): https://www.lists.uidaho.edu/mailman/listinfo/inland-nw-birders

BIRDCHAT (continent-wide): http://listserv.arizona.edu/cgi-bin/wa?A0=birdchat&D=0&H=0&O=T&T=1

ID-FRONTIERS (Bird identification): http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/ID_FRONTIERS

 

 

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