Links

Rare Bird Alerts and Birding Resources

    US, State-by-State RBA  

    Bird Mail, NY Bird Sighting Chat  

    Bird Mail, NJ Bird Sighting Chat

    Birding on the Net, nationwide Sightings

    TopoZone, Topographic Maps 

    Need a Birding Pal? A resource for locating free local guides.

 

 

Local Audubon Chapters

 

    National Audubon Society

    Audubon New York

    Bedford Audubon Society

    Bronx River Sound Shore Audubon

    Central Westchester Audubon Society

    Hudson River Audubon Society

    New York City Audubon Society

    Orange County Audubon Society

    Putnam Highlands Audubon Society

    Saw Mill River Audubon Society

    Sullivan County Audubon Society

    

Other Local Nature Groups

 

    Waterman Bird Club

   PIPC League of Naturalists

   Bear Mountain Museums and Zoo

 

Birding and Related Blogs

 

    Rockland Audubon Society - RAS blog site

    The Nature of Things - A blog about Nature and the Environment (LoHud)

    The City Birder - NYC and vicinity by Rob Jett

    Hudson Valley Birder - Dave Baker, Hudson Valley Birder and part time Florida resident

    BiodiverscityBlog - Freelance Environmental Journalist and RAS member Lindsey Konkel's Blog

    The Bird Chick

 

Birding Locations

 

    Important Bird Areas, National Program

    New York State Important Bird Areas

    NY Bird Conservation Area (BCA)

    Birding Spots in New York.

    Other Local Hot Spots!

    Edwin B. Forsythe NWR (Brigantine), NJ

        Click here for additional Brigantine Information

        Click here for a List of Species

    Harriman State Park

 

 

Environmental News Service

   

    USEPA

 

Atlas 2000

 

It's time to update the 1980's Breeding Bird Atlas for New York State. Volunteers are needed to cover the 5300 within the state. The Federation of New York State Bird Clubs is working with the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Cornell's Department of Natural Resources, and the Lab of Ornithology on this important project. For further information, see the Bird Atlas Project Website.  

 

Birding Tour Operators

 

    BirdQuest

    Field Guides Inc.

    Flights of Fancy, Inc. (e-mail)

    Focus on Nature Tours (FONT)

    Victor Emanuel Nature Tours (VENT)

    WINGS

Optics

    Optics for Birding

    Optical Design

    Eagle Buying Guides

    Guide to Spotting Scopes

    Binocular Basics

General Birding Sites

   American Birding Association (ABA)

   American Ornithological Union (AOU)

   Back Yard Birder 

   Back Yard Birding

   Birding on the Web I

   Birding on the Web II 

   BirdSource

   Birdwatcher's Digest

   BiRDZILLA!

   Cornell Ornithology Lab

   eNature

   MUSE

   Nutty Birdwatcher, The

   Ornithology WebSite, The

   Patuxent Bird Population Studies

   Peterson Online

   Virtual Birder, The 

     

Birding Software

    Thayer Birding Software

    AviSys

Slides

    Cornell Slide Library

    VIREO

Miscellaneous

    Ethics

    Listing Rules

    Laws Protecting Birds

    Avian Veterinary Services

    Keep Your Cat Indoors