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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
Bluebird information and resources from American Family Insurance.
Bluebird Habitat Inc.
General information about Eastern Bluebirds and bluebird houses from a North Carolina non-profit organization.
Bluebird Restoration Association of Wisconsin
Assists the Wisconsin bluebirder to increase knowledge and enthusiasm for bluebirds.
Bluebird-L Reference Guide
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
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
Information on bluebirds, identification, photos, birds feeder projects, and nest box instructions.
Build a Nest Box to Attract Birds
University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension in Lancaster County factsheet on building nest boxes to attract birds.
Eastern Bluebird
Introduction to Eastern Bluebirds and their habitat requirements from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
How to Build a Bluebird House
Brief information on Western Bluebirds and how to build a house for them.
Living with the Mountain Bluebirds
Photos and excerpts from Helen Johnson's book and video of Mountain Bluebirds in Arizona.

Maryland Bluebird Society
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
General information about bluebirds and bluebird trails from personal experience in Kansas.
North American Bluebird Society
An incorporated non-profit organization determined to increase the populations of the three species of bluebirds on the North American continent.
Texas Bluebird Society
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
Articles, and nestbox designs.
The Eastern Bluebird
Bluebird pictures and nestbox plans.

Aves - Passeriformes - Turdidae - Sialia

Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis)
Offers a photo and range map and describes this bird's habitat and nesting.
Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis)
Provides a photo, range map, sound file, and fact sheet for this species.
Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis)
Photo and data on this bird's diet and habitat.
Mountain Bluebird
Describes the habits and breeding of Sialia currucoides. Includes a photo and range map.
Mountain bluebird (Sialia currucoides)
Identification tips, migration status, nest location, and the taxonomy of this species.

Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides)
Photos of the adult male, first winter male, and breeding male of this species.
Sialia currucoides
Describes the general biology and effects of fire on the Mountain Bluebird.
Sialia mexicana
This report includes facts about the distribution, habitat requirements, and effects of fire on the Western Bluebird.
Sialia sialis
Provides facts about the life history, distribution, and effects of fire on the Eastern Bluebird.
Western Bluebird (Sialia mexicana)
Images, range maps, taxonomy, life history, and identification tips.
Western Bluebird (Sialia mexicana)
Photos of the male and female of this species.

Bluebird Magazine

Chuck's Purple Martin Page
Information about attracting, hosting, protecting, and enjoying Purple Martins.
Danny's Purple Martin Place
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
A source for purple martin information and fun. Talk, chat, discuss and view martin sights and sounds.
Purple Martin Clubhouse
Forum for martineers with photos, chat, and screen savers. Registration required.
Purple Martin Conservation Association
An international, non-profit, organization dedicated to the conservation of the Purple Martin.

Purple Martin Information Clearing House
A compilation of Purple Martin (Progne subis) links.
Purple Martin Preservation Alliance
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
Migation maps and sightings for the Purple Martin.
Sarah's Purple Martins and Bluebird Trail
Information and pictures of personal experiences housing Purple Martins, bluebirds, and Tree Swallows in northeastern Illinois.
The Nature Society
A Purple Martin organization established in 1962. Martinfest, scout reports, maps, housing, catalog, and news.

The Purple Martin Society
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
Purple martin conservation association.
Purple Martin (Progne subis)
Describes this bird's physical traits, habitat, habits, range, diet, and conservation status.
Golondrinas de las Americas
Network of biologists dedicated to studying Tree Swallows and their tropical nearest relatives (genus Tachycineta) from Alaska to Argentina.
Mascarene Paradise Flycatcher (Terpsiphone bourbonnensis)
Photo and taxonomy of this bird.

Mauritius Bulbul (Hypsipetes olivaceus)
Photo and brief facts about this species.
Phylogeny and Evolution of Passerine Birds
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
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
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.
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
Short descriptions and sounds of the world's bird families by Chris Butler.
Bird Families of the World
Don Roberson's detailed guides to about half of the world's 202 bird families.

Bird Hybrids Database
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
Lists sorted by taxonomy, scientific names, or English names for the world, the ABA area, or the AOU area.
Mailing list for discussion of bird hybrids.
Birds of North America
Comprehensive reference series on North American birds, with information and sample profiles.
Birds of North American, Audubon's Watercolors
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
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
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
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
Provides a definition of birds (Aves) and describes their traits.
Eggs - A Virtual Exhibition
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
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
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
Details all the changes in the American Ornithologists' Union Checklists from 1886 - 2000.
Introduction to the Aves
Scientific background and information on birds.
John Penhallurick's Bird Data Project
Attempt to build a comprehensive database about the birds of the world, both extant and extinct since 1600.

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


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