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Complete Guide to Bird-Watching From Your Window

Bird-watching is a very rewarding hobby that can help you learn about your local wildlife. Bird-watchers use binoculars to seek out different species of birds and identify them based on size, color, shape, and feeding habits. They abide by a code of ethics that are in place to keep birds safe: It's important that bird-watchers do not disturb habitats and remain unobtrusive when observing the behavior of birds. Read more from this very interesting website to find out more about how to get started with bird-watching.

American Birding Association

North America's largest membership organization for active birders - providing leadership to field birders by increasing their knowledge, skills, and enjoyment of birding, and by contributing to bird conservation.

Birdwatching Dot Com

Birdwatching Dot Com is about wild birds and the sport of birding. It's for everyone who is interested in birdwatching and enjoying nature. We hope you'll find some good ideas here to help you have fun watching birds.

American Bird Conservancy

American Bird Conservancy (ABC) is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit dedicated to the conservation of wild birds and their habitats in the Americas. The fundamental role of ABC is to build coalitions of conservation groups, scientists, and members of the public, to tackle key bird priorities using the best resources available. ABC has offices in Washington D.C. and The Plains, Virginia, and staff in Colorado, Montana, and Oregon.

The National Audubon Society

The mission of the National Audubon Society is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds and other wildlife for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological diversity. Founded in 1905, the National Audubon Society is named for John James Audubon (1785-1851), famed ornithologist, explorer, and wildlife artist.

Purple Martin Conservation Assn

The Purple Martin Conservation Association is an international, non-profit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to the conservation of the Purple Martin (Progne subis) through scientific research, state-of-the-art wildlife management techniques, and public education. We are supported solely by membership contributions and product sales.

Peterson Online

For birders and naturalists covering birds, birding, bird watching, nature, rare bird alerts, CD-ROMˆs. Based on Roger Tory Petersonˆs work.

The Hummingbird Society

The Hummingbird Society is a nonprofit corporation (Delaware) organized in 1996 for the purpose of encouraging international understanding and conservation of hummingbirds.

Hummingbirds !

Welcome to your WWW source for information on attracting, watching, feeding, and studying North American hummingbirds. I have tried to verify the scientific accuracy of all information on this site with hummingbird researchers, rehabilitators, and banders, and I will gratefully accept correction of any errors of fact or outdated material. My hope is that, by providing reliable advice, I can help other hummer enthusiasts become better stewards of these bold but fragile birds.

The Butterfly Website

The complete website for butterfly lovers, gardeners, teachers, students, and farmers. Now offers a new award program for sites which are well designed, safe for children, and contribute to the appreciation of nature on the web.

Monarch Watch

Monarch Watch is a cooperative network of students, teachers, volunteers and researchers dedicated to the study of the Monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus and its spectacular fall migration.

Organization for Bat Conservation

Teaching the world about the benefits of bats! Bats are one of the most feared and least regarded mammals on earth. Many millions of bats die each year out of human fear and ignorance, and coupled with habitat destruction and roost loss, bat numbers are declining rapidly. The Organization for Bat Conservation is a non-profit organization located in Michigan.

Bird Watcher's Digest

We are more than just a single publication serving the bird watching industry. We represent a combination of resources designed to meet the needs of the casual backyard feeder to the expert birder. This site features subscriptions to three different publications:

Bird Watcher's Digest is 20 years old and still growing strong. BWD is the oldest and most respected of the wild bird publications, providing its readers with a wide array of articles and birding tips.

Backyard Bird News is the how-to, hands-on newsletter for both the novice and veteran backyard bird feeder.

The Skimmer is a bimonthly newsletter with birding-related news for the active birder who wants to stay current with the latest information and trends in birding.

Birding at About.com

You've arrived at a unique Internet resource -- a network comprising hundreds of dedicated, topic-specific human experts. About.com is the result of a truly revolutionary idea: to bring humanity to the Internet.

Birding is a category featured at About.com that has Christine Tarski as your guide and host. She provides a wealth of information related to this general topic - lots of links and useful information, organized in a clean and simple interface.

The National Wildlife Federation

The National Wildlife Federation is the nation's largest member supported conservation group, uniting individuals, organizations, businesses and government to protect wildlife, wild places, and the environment upon which we all depend. Through our grass-roots members, affiliates, and field offices nationwide, we educate, assist, and inspire people from all walks of life to conserve wildlife and other natural resources. Our common-sense approach to environmental protection balances the demands of a healthy economy with the need for a healthy environment, ensuring a brighter future for people and wildlife everywhere.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is to conserve, protect, and enhance fish and wildlife and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. The Service's major responsibilities are for migratory birds, endangered species, certain marine mammals, and freshwater and anadromous fish.

World Wildlife Fund

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) directs its conservation efforts toward three global goals: protecting endangered spaces, saving endangered species, and addressing global threats. From working to save the giant panda, tiger, and rhino to helping establish and manage parks and reserves worldwide, WWF has been a conservation leader for more than 36 years.