The best bird web sites

(News from ://www.bsc-eoc.org/links/links.jsp?lang=EN)

   African Bird Club
    
http://www.africanbirdclub.org/

   ARKive - images of life on earth
    
http://www.arkive.org/

   Bird ON!
    
http://birdcare.com/birdon/

   Bird to Watch 2
    
http://www.wcmc.org.uk/species/data/birdlife/

   Birding Hotspots Around the World
    
http://www.camacdonald.com/birding/birding.htm

   Birding in Canada
    
http://www.web-nat.com/bic/

   Birding on the Net
    
http://birdingonthe.net/

   Birding the Americas (Trip Reports)
    
http://www3.ns.sympatico.ca/maybank/main.htm

   Birdlife Data Zone
    
http://www.birdlife.net/datazone/index.html

   BirdSource: monitoring programs online .
    
http://birdsource.cornell.edu/

   Birdzilla
    
http://www.birdzilla.com/

   Christmas Bird Count Database Project
    
http://www.nmt.edu/~shipman/z/cbc/homepage.html

   Christmas Bird Counts
    
http://www.audubon.org/bird/cbc/

   EuroBirdNet Italia
    
http://www.ebnitalia.it/

   Neotropical Bird Club
    
http://www.neotropicalbirdclub.org/

   NHBS (Natural History Book Service) BookNet
    
http://www.nhbs.co.uk/booknet/su14.html

   Northern Prairie Science Centre
    
http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/

   Oriental Bird Club
    
http://www.orientalbirdclub.org/

   Ornithology.com
    
http://www.ornithology.com/

   Peterson On-Line
    
http://www.petersononline.com/

   The Virtual Birder
    
http://www.virtualbirder.com/vbirder//

   Wild Bird Omnibus and complete Bent Life History Series
    
http://www.birdzilla.com/sub.asp?strType=omnibus_intro

   Wildbirds.com
    
http://www.wildbirds.com/

   World Conservation Monitoring Centre - Protected areas around the world
    
http://www.unep-wcmc.org/protected_areas/

Checklists

   Bird Checklists of the World: Holarctic .
    
http://www.bsc-eoc.org/avibase/avibase.jsp?region=hol&pg=checklist&list=clements

   Bird Checklists of the World: Palearctic .
    
http://www.bsc-eoc.org/avibase/avibase.jsp?region=pal&pg=checklist&list=clements

   Howard & Moore Checklist
    
http://www.surfnet.fi/ecosyd/bird/

   Liste française des oiseaux du Monde
    
http://listoiseauxmonde.multimania.com/

   Zoonomen - Sibley and Monroe's checklist with citations
    
http://www.zoonomen.net/

   Babel Birds: translation of bird names
    
http://www.babelbird.de/start_e.html

   Bird Families of the World
    
http://www.montereybay.com/creagrus/

   Bird Lists
    
http://www.web-nat.com/bic/lists.html

   Birdlist.org
    
http://birdlist.org/

   Birds to Watch 2
    
http://www.wcmc.org.uk/species/data/birdlife/

   Recently described bird species
    
http://www.ornitaxa.com/SM/New/NewSpecies.html

   All About Birds
    
http://www.EnchantedLearning.com/subject/birds/

   Birding for Tourists Database
    
http://uk.geocities.com/davenhel_uk/birds.html

   Free checklists for North America (Thayer Birding)
    
http://www.thayerbirding.com/chklstmap.htm

   Free checklists from Santa Barbara Software
    
http://members.aol.com/sbsp/index.html

   Lists of birds in protected areas
    
http://www.ice.ucdavis.edu/mab/

   World Species Lists
    
http://www.envirolink.org/species/obird.html

   Association of European Rarities Committees Taxonomic Recommendations 2003
    
http://aerc.be/aerc_tac.htm

   Bird names in Chinese, Japanese and Vietnamese
    
http://cjvlang.info/Birds/

   Danish World Bird List (Dansk fuglenavne) .
    
http://www.dof.dk/pdf/NAG/DofAves01112003.pdf

   Dutch World Bird Checklist (Spotter-lijst van vogelnamen)
    
http://home.planet.nl/~kooij395/Lijsten/Vogels/intro.html

   Eremaea Birds
    
http://www.eremaea.com.

   Eremaea Birds
    
http://www.eremaea.com

   Printable Checklists of the World
    
http://www.printablebirdchecklists.homestead.com

   The Bird Data Project
    
http://worldbirdinfo.net/birddataproject.htm

   World Species List - Birds
    
http://species.enviroweb.org/obird.html

   Year and Life List Rankings
    
http://www.surfbirds.com/rankings.html

Bird names and taxonomy

   Avibase - the world bird database .
    
http://www.bsc-eoc.org/avibase/avibase.jsp

   BabelBird Name Translation
    
http://www.babelbird.de/start_e.html

   John Penhallurick's Bird Project
    
http://worldbirdinfo.net

   Mikko's Phylogeny Archive
    
http://www.fmnh.helsinki.fi/users/haaramo/Metazoa/Deuterostoma/Chordata/Archosauria/Aves/Aves_index.htm

   Multilingual Birdsearch Engine
    
http://www.knutas.com/birdsearch/

   Sibley and Monroe's classification
    
http://digilander.libero.it/avifauna/classificazione/sibley's_index.htm

   Zoonomen (Zoological Nomenclature Resource)
    
http://www.zoonomen.net/

   Bird Seek
    
http://www.birdseek.com/

   Clement's Checklist
    
http://birdingonthe.net/clements/

   Czech Bird Names .
    
http://www.mujweb.cz/veda/nepomucko/atlas.html

   Finnish Bird Names
    
http://www.birdlife.fi/nimisto/siirtotiedostot.html

   Polish Bird Names
    
http://www.mto.most.org.pl/pawel1.html

   Sibley & Monroe, ABA and AOU lists
    
http://birdingonthe.net/sibmon/birdframe.html

   Sibley and Monroe Classification
    
http://digilander.libero.it/avifauna/classificazione/classification.htm

   World Bird Index
    
http://www.atori.co.jp/birds/dic/Roman_search_birds_noframe.cgi

   Biology Base
    
http://www.biologybase.com/

   Biosis
    
http://www.biosis.org.uk/index.htm

   Changes in Clements 5th edition checklist
    
http://www.ibispub.com/updates.html

   Clements' checklist: changes from his 4th to his 5th edition
    
http://members.aol.com/sbsp/clements4thto5th.htm

   AOU Checklist - 43rd supplement
    
http://www.lauraerickson.com/Birds/AOUChecklist.html

   Multilingual North European Bird Dictionary
    
http://www.megabytedata.com/MB064/index.htm

General Webpages

   10,000 birds
    
http://www.10000birds.com/

   Aves pronunciation and translation guide
    
http://www.isgs.uiuc.edu/dinos/dml/names/aves.htm

   The Bird Data Project .
    
http://worldbirdinfo.bribieisland.net/birddataproject.htm

Worldwide Organizations and Information

   International Ornithological Committee
    
http://www.nmnh.si.edu/BIRDNET/IOC/index.html

   IOC 2002: 23rd International Ornithological Congress
    
http://www.ioc.org.cn/

   Natural Heritage sites (UNESCO)
    
http://www.unesco.org/whc/

   On-line Dictionary of Birdwatching
    
http://birdcare.com/birdon/birdindex/

   World Conservation Monitoring Centre - Protected areas around the world
    
http://www.unep-wcmc.org/protected_areas/

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

   Birdix.com | Birds of the World
    
http://Birdix.com/

   Facts about birds
    
http://www.essortment.com/in/Animals.Birds/index.htm

   I-Bird: International Birding Information Resource Data
    
http://www.i-bird.com/

   International Migratory Bird Day
    
http://www.birdday.org/

   Ornithology.com
    
http://www.ornithology.com/

   SurfBirds.com
    
http://www.surfbirds.com/

   The Amazing World of Birds
    
http://www.earthlife.net/birds/intro.html

   The Fat Birder
    
http://www.fatbirder.com/

   The NTT-ME World Bird Count .
    
http://eco.goo.ne.jp/wbc/wbc_e/

   Worldtwitch
    
http://worldtwitch.com/

   Bird books at Bird Links to the World
    
http://www.withoutbricks.com/estore/default.asp?dept_id=3008&affiliate=BL_World

   PBS - BirdWatch
    
http://www.pbs.org/birdwatch/

   PBS - The Life of Birds (David Attenborough)
    
http://www.pbs.org/lifeofbirds/

   Rare Bird Record Committees pages
    
http://www.mdbirds.org/mddcrc/rccomms.html

   Birding FAQ's
    
http://www.birdingfaqs.com/

   Birding Pals
    
http://www.birdingpal.org/

   Disabled Birders Association
    
http://www.disabledbirdersassociation.org.uk/DBAintindex.htm

   The Birding Home
    
http://www.thebirdinghome.org/

   BirdForum
    
http://www.birdforum.net/bird_index.php

   Birding-web (French)
    
http://www.birding-web.org

   Birdwatching for Beginners
    
http://earth.prohosting.com/radshows/misc/birdwatching.htm

   IOC 2006: 24th International Ornithological Congress
    
http://www.i-o-c.org/

   The Birding for Tourists Database
    
http://uk.geocities.com/davenhel_uk/birds.html

   The Virtual Bird
    
http://www.virtual-bird.com

Other lists of Birdlinks

   Birding Hotspots Around the World
    
http://www.camacdonald.com/birding/birding.htm

   Birding on the Net
    
http://birdingonthe.net/

   The Fat Birder Links to Bird Sites World-Wide
    
http://www.fatbirder.com/links_geo/index.html

   Bird observatories & ringing links
    
http://www.skof.se/lank/andra/fagelstation.htm

   Bird Watching and Related Information (GORP)
    
http://www.gorp.com/gorp/activity/birding.htm

   Birding Links at the Mining Company
    
http://birding.about.com/

   Birdnet Ornithological InfoSource
    
http://www.nmnh.si.edu/BIRDNET/BIRDLINKS.html

   Directory of Birding Sites
    
http://birding.al-info.com/index.html

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

   Fugle Links
    
http://www.birdlink.dk/

   Global Ringing & Banding Internet Links Database
    
http://www.birdsinthe.net/

   Ornithological Web Library
    
http://aves.net/the-owl/

   Peterson On-Line
    
http://www.petersononline.com/birds/links/

   Skåne's Ornithological Society (Sweden)
    
http://www.skof.se/lank/lank.htm

   The Internet Flyway .
    
http://www.alanwilkinson.com/birding/flyway/

   Web-ring francophone sur les oiseaux
    
http://www.geocities.com/RainForest/Canopy/8962/

   Annuaire des oiseaux
    
http://www.oiseaux.net

   Barbo's Birdlinks .
    
http://members.global2000.net/~bputnam/BrdLnks/

   Biosis - Conservation, Distribution and Checklists
    
http://www.biosis.org.uk/zrdocs/zoolinfo/bird_con.htm

   Birds Databases .
    
http://www.internets.com/sbirds.htm

   The Electronic Zoo
    
http://netvet.wustl.edu/birds.htm

   Yahoo - Birding
    
http://dir.yahoo.com/Recreation/Outdoors/Birding/

   Annuaire des oiseaux
    
http://www.oiseaux.net/annuaire/index.html