Birding Web Sites

General

Identification

Illinois & Midwestern Birding

Other Sites

  • Backyard Bird Problems Covers everything from problem squirrels at your feeder to caring for injured birds.
  • Birdingpal Need a contact or someone to go birding with? Check out this site.
  • Birdwatching Myths Erik Blom discusses and dispells a number of misconceptions about birds.
  • eBird A Web site that allows users to record and keep track of their North American bird sightings. Developed by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society.
  • HawkCount Features daily and monthly summaries from established hawk watching sites around North America. Part of HMANA’s (Hawk Migration Association of North America) Raptors Online effort.
  • Jean Iron’s Web site Web site of Canadian birder and photographer Jean Iron. Full of great bird and mammal photos from Canada.
  • North American Birders’ Forum An online discussion forum covering a wide variety of birding topics of interest to North American birders. New!
  • Patuxent Bird Banding Laboratory Everything you want to know about bird banding is at this site. Includes a 1-800 number for finding out where a particular bird was banded.
  • Searchable Ornithological Research Archive (SORA) A searchable online archive of several ornithological journals.