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The Birdwatcher's Companion to North American Birdlife by Christopher W. Leahy, Gordon Morrison The Bluebird Book : The Complete Guide to Attracting Bluebirds
 (A Stokes Backyard Nature Book) by Donald W. Stokes, Lillian Q. The Bluebird Monitor's Guide to Bluebirds and Other Small Cavity Nesters by Jack Griggs, Cynthia Berger
American Family Bluebird Trail Project http://www.bluebirder.com/
Bluebird information and resources from American Family Insurance.
Bluebird Habitat Inc. http://BluebirdHabitat.org/
General information about Eastern Bluebirds and bluebird houses from a North Carolina non-profit organization.
Bluebird Restoration Association of Wisconsin http://www.BRAW.org
Assists the Wisconsin bluebirder to increase knowledge and enthusiasm for bluebirds.
Bluebird-L Reference Guide http://bluebird.htmlplanet.com/
Originates from North American Bluebird Society (NABS)/Cornell Ornithology email list is the most extensive compilation of educational and other references for the backyard bluebirder as well as the experienced trail monitor.
Bluebirds are Free http://www.wordwiz72.com/bbird.html
Attracting wild blue birds (well, Scrub Jays, actually) to the hand. Includes video and photos. Lessons on respecting the freedom of wild creatures .. and other humans.



Bluebirds, Bird Watching, and Feeding http://www.uslink.net/~rosebudm/bluebird.html
Information on bluebirds, identification, photos, birds feeder projects, and nest box instructions.
Build a Nest Box to Attract Birds http://www.ianr.unl.edu/ianr/lanco/enviro/pest/factsheets/024-99.htm
University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension in Lancaster County factsheet on building nest boxes to attract birds.
Eastern Bluebird http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/1999/eastblue/eastblue.htm
Introduction to Eastern Bluebirds and their habitat requirements from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
How to Build a Bluebird House http://www.laspilitas.com/bluebird.htm
Brief information on Western Bluebirds and how to build a house for them.
Living with the Mountain Bluebirds http://www.cybertrails.com/~mtsialia
Photos and excerpts from Helen Johnson's book and video of Mountain Bluebirds in Arizona.



Maryland Bluebird Society http://www.marylandbluebirdsociety.org/
A non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to conservation of the Eastern Bluebird. Includes sections on getting started, monitoring bluebird trails, photos, events, and a forum.
Matt Bailiff's Eastern Bluebird Page http://k1bluebird.tripod.com/ebluebird.html
General information about bluebirds and bluebird trails from personal experience in Kansas.
North American Bluebird Society http://www.nabluebirdsociety.org/
An incorporated non-profit organization determined to increase the populations of the three species of bluebirds on the North American continent.
Texas Bluebird Society http://www.texasbluebirdsociety.org/
A non-profit educational organization promoting the conservation of bluebirds and other native cavity-nesting birds. Includes newsletters, events, photos, nestbox plans, and facts.
The Bluebird Box http://audubon-omaha.org/bbbox/
Articles, and nestbox designs.
The Eastern Bluebird http://hometown.aol.com/kanth81842/myhomepagephoto.html
Bluebird pictures and nestbox plans.









Aves - Passeriformes - Turdidae - Sialia


Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis) http://www.birding.com/6275eb.asp
Offers a photo and range map and describes this bird's habitat and nesting.
Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis) http://birds.cornell.edu/birdhouse/speciesaccounts/EABLBIRD.HTM
Provides a photo, range map, sound file, and fact sheet for this species.
Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis) http://www.nenature.com/EasternBluebird.htm
Photo and data on this bird's diet and habitat.
Mountain Bluebird http://www.hww.ca/hww2.asp?cid=7&id=56
Describes the habits and breeding of Sialia currucoides. Includes a photo and range map.
Mountain bluebird (Sialia currucoides) http://www.mbr-pwrc.usgs.gov/id/framlst/i7680id.html
Identification tips, migration status, nest location, and the taxonomy of this species.



Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides) http://www.birdphotography.com/species/mobl.html
Photos of the adult male, first winter male, and breeding male of this species.
Sialia currucoides http://www.fs.fed.us/database/feis/wildlife/bird/sicu/
Describes the general biology and effects of fire on the Mountain Bluebird.
Sialia mexicana http://www.fs.fed.us/database/feis/wildlife/bird/sime/
This report includes facts about the distribution, habitat requirements, and effects of fire on the Western Bluebird.
Sialia sialis http://www.fs.fed.us/database/feis/wildlife/bird/sisi/
Provides facts about the life history, distribution, and effects of fire on the Eastern Bluebird.
Western Bluebird (Sialia mexicana) http://www.mbr-pwrc.usgs.gov/id/framlst/i7670id.html
Images, range maps, taxonomy, life history, and identification tips.
Western Bluebird (Sialia mexicana) http://www.birdphotography.com/species/webl.html
Photos of the male and female of this species.



Bluebird Magazine







Chuck's Purple Martin Page http://webpages.charter.net/yankee11/
Information about attracting, hosting, protecting, and enjoying Purple Martins.
Danny's Purple Martin Place http://www.brightok.net/~dfrazier/
Promoting the conservation of Purple Martins, and give information on being a responsible landlord for this beautiful species. Includes pictures, maps, resources.
Purple Martin Central http://www.whazsup.com/
A source for purple martin information and fun. Talk, chat, discuss and view martin sights and sounds.
Purple Martin Clubhouse http://www.pmclubhouse.com/
Forum for martineers with photos, chat, and screen savers. Registration required.
Purple Martin Conservation Association http://www.purplemartin.org/
An international, non-profit, organization dedicated to the conservation of the Purple Martin.



Purple Martin Information Clearing House http://www.troycable.net/~w/martins.html
A compilation of Purple Martin (Progne subis) links.
Purple Martin Preservation Alliance http://www.purple-martin.org/
Devoted to the preservation and recovery of the Purple Martin through hands-on conservation projects, management of existing breeding sites, and research.
Purple Martins in Texas http://www.rice.edu/armadillo/Ftbend/pmartin.html
Migation maps and sightings for the Purple Martin.
Sarah's Purple Martins and Bluebird Trail http://www.martinsetc.com/
Information and pictures of personal experiences housing Purple Martins, bluebirds, and Tree Swallows in northeastern Illinois.
The Nature Society http://www.naturesociety.org/
A Purple Martin organization established in 1962. Martinfest, scout reports, maps, housing, catalog, and news.






The Purple Martin Society http://www.purplemartins.com/
A specialized and unique group of birders whose goals are to preserve the Purple Martin species and to advance the interest and knowledge of Purple Martins to others
Progne subis http://www.purplemartin.org/
Purple martin conservation association.
Purple Martin (Progne subis) http://www.hww.ca/hww2.asp?pid=1&id=65&cid=7
Describes this bird's physical traits, habitat, habits, range, diet, and conservation status.
Golondrinas de las Americas http://golondrinas.cornell.edu/
Network of biologists dedicated to studying Tree Swallows and their tropical nearest relatives (genus Tachycineta) from Alaska to Argentina.
Mascarene Paradise Flycatcher (Terpsiphone bourbonnensis) http://www.birds.mu/Endemic/Paradise_Flycatcher.htm
Photo and taxonomy of this bird.



Mauritius Bulbul (Hypsipetes olivaceus) http://www.birds.mu/Endemic/Black_Bulbul.htm
Photo and brief facts about this species.
Phylogeny and Evolution of Passerine Birds http://www.tc.umn.edu/~barke042/
Research on the systematics and evolution of passerine birds, with links to related research publications.




Birds On The Web (Birds in General)


A Field Guide to the Birds on the Web http://fieldguide.tripod.com/
Links to pictures, sounds, and video of the birds of the world, systematically indexed.
American Ornithologists' Union Check-list of North American Birds, Seventh Edition http://www.aou.org/checklist/
Official source on the taxonomy of birds found in North and Middle America, including adjacent islands. The full list of bird species (with scientific and English names) is online in HTML, .pdf, and Excel formats.
Avibase http://www.bsc-eoc.org/avibase/avibase.jsp
An extensive database information system about all birds of the world, containing nearly 1 million records about 10,000 species and 22,000 subspecies of birds, including distribution information, taxonomy, and synonyms in several languages.
Bird Families of the World http://www.eeb.cornell.edu/winkler/botw/Main.html
Short descriptions and sounds of the world's bird families by Chris Butler.
Bird Families of the World http://montereybay.com/creagrus/list.html
Don Roberson's detailed guides to about half of the world's 202 bird families.



Bird Hybrids Database http://www.bird-hybrids.com/
Worldwide database compiled from the ornithological literature of birds with two different species as parents. Includes complete references for each species combination. In English, French, and Spanish.
Bird Lists http://birdingonthe.net/birdlists/
Lists sorted by taxonomy, scientific names, or English names for the world, the ABA area, or the AOU area.
Birdhybrids http://fr.groups.yahoo.com/group/birdhybrids/
Mailing list for discussion of bird hybrids.
Birds of North America http://birds.cornell.edu/birdsofna/
Comprehensive reference series on North American birds, with information and sample profiles.
Birds of North American, Audubon's Watercolors http://www.nature.net/birds/
Fifty-one images of North American birds from watercolors done by John James Audubon. List can be browsed by common or scientific name.



Birds of the World http://www.zoonomen.net/avtax/frame.html
List of current valid scientific avian names subdivided by order and family, based on the Sibley and Monroe and AOU lists. Includes scientific names and publication details.
Birds of the World http://birdingonthe.net/clements/
Lists of all species with scientific and English names, subdivided by Family. Choice of list based on the Clements or the Sibley and Monroe classification schemes.
Birds: Wonders of the Sky http://www.worldbook.com/features/birds/html/
World Book Encyclopedia article covers physical features, behavior, migration, factors which determine range, and how to protect birds. Includes brief facts on individual species.
Class Aves http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Aves.html
Provides a definition of birds (Aves) and describes their traits.
Eggs - A Virtual Exhibition http://www.pma.edmonton.ab.ca/vexhibit/eggs/vexhome/egghome.htm
The Provincial Museum of Alberta's on-line, searchable, field guide of over 300 bird eggs. Global, with emphasis on birds of Alberta. Includes photos and taxonomic information.



Exotic Pet Veterinarian - Avian Anatomy http://www.exoticpetvet.net/avian/anatomy.html
Describes the anatomy and physiology of birds for the lay audience, explaining technical terms along the way. Some emphasis on details of psittacines.
Handbook of the Birds of the World http://www.hbw.com/
Information about the book series that will illustrate and deal in detail with all the species of birds in the world. Site includes tables of contents, sample pages, and publication schedule.
History of North American Bird Names http://members.aol.com/darwinpage/zoo/AOUmenu.htm
Details all the changes in the American Ornithologists' Union Checklists from 1886 - 2000.
Introduction to the Aves http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/diapsids/birds/birdintro.html
Scientific background and information on birds.
John Penhallurick's Bird Data Project http://worldbirdinfo.net/
Attempt to build a comprehensive database about the birds of the world, both extant and extinct since 1600.



Mango Verde http://www.mangoverde.com/
Photos and sounds for almost 2000 bird species; field guide quick indices.
Multilingual Bird Search http://www.knutas.com/birdsearch/
Translates world bird names between several languages, including scientific names. Includes photo gallery.
The Internet Bird Collection http://www.hbw.com/ibc/
Video library of footage of the world's birds, sponsored by the Handbook of the Birds of the World.
Virtual Bird http://www.virtual-bird.com/
A collection of bird photographs, videos, and songs from North America and Europe (mainly Finland).
Western Palearctic Bird Sounds http://www.ifrance.com/WPBS/
Links to sound recordings on other sites.












 


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