World Birding Associations
About Birding/Wild Birds - http://birding.about.com/
Articles and extensive links.
Bird Links to the World - http://www.bsc-eoc.org/links/
Comprehensive collection of links related to birds, birding, and birders, divided by geographic location.
Bird Ringing and Banding Links - http://www.birdsinthe.net/
Compilation of links related to the ringing (banding) of wild birds.
BirdChat Quiz - http://www.angelfire.com/ms/moniotte/
Stephane Moniotte's site with quiz birds, results of past quizzes, and photographs.
Birding on the Net - http://birdingonthe.net/
Recent messages of birding e-mail groups, rare bird alerts, artwork, checklists, news, and links.
Birding the World - http://montereybay.com/creagrus/world.html
Don Roberson's detailed guide to birding in each of the world's biogeographic regions.
Birding.com - http://www.birding.com/
Photos, songs, birding hot spots, checklists, links, and advice for new and backyard birders.
BirdingPal - http://birdingpal.org/
Worldwide list of contacts, grouped by location, who are willing to help travelling birdwatchers.
Fat Birder - http://www.fatbirder.com/
News, comprehensive worldwide birding links, and reviews.
GORP - Birding - http://gorp.com/gorp/activity/birding.htm
Articles, guides to sites throughout the world, species information, resources, and links of interest to birders.
i-bird - http://i-bird.com/
International birding journal with articles, photo gallery, and resources.
International Migratory Bird Day - http://www.birdday.org/
Annual event held the second Saturday in May. Brief information about the event and online store.
Interpretive Birding Bulletin - http://www.ibirding.com/
Newsletter for understanding bird behavior in North America and Australia, with sample articles.
Ocean Wanderers - http://www.oceanwanderers.com/
Seabird news, pelagic birding around the world, annotated lists of seabirds and marine mammals, photo gallery, photo quiz, list of identification articles, and links.
Ornifolks - http://ornifolks.org/ornifolks.htm
Network of US birders who share trip expenses to bird distant places as economically as possible. Newsletter and trip reports from around the world.
Suite101: Birds - http://www.suite101.com/topics.cfm/598
Articles and links on different topics related to birds and birding.
Surfbirds - http://www.surfbirds.com/
World birding news, identification and bird finding articles, photographs, sketches, and trip reports.
The Birding Home - http://www.thebirdinghome.org/
Logs of birders' observations from around the world.
Tree of Life - http://www.amazilia.net/treeoflife.htm
Allen Chartier's trip reports and photographs of birds and other life forms from around the world.
Where Do You Want to Go Birding Today? - http://www.camacdonald.com/birding/birding.htm
Information about birds and birding around the world. Endemic and specialty bird information for many countries; photographs and links to checklists.
WorldTwitch - http://worldtwitch.virtualave.net/
Guide to finding rare birds around the world.
Bird Conservation International - http://titles.cambridge.org/journals/journal_catalogue.asp?historylinks=SUBJ&mnemonic=BCI
A quarterly peer-reviewed journal focusing on the conservation issues affecting birds and their habitats.
Bird Migration and Conservation - http://conservebirdhabitat.com
Donation and shopping site devoted to bird habitat conservation.
BirdLife International - http://www.birdlife.org.uk/
Global partnership of conservation organisations working for the diversity of all life through the conservation of birds and their habitats.
BirdLife International - Birds to Watch 2 - http://www.wcmc.org.uk/species/data/birdlife/index.html
The world list of over 1000 threatened birds, plus information on threats to birds.
BirdLife Seabird Conservation Programme - http://www.savethealbatross.org.za/
Examining the impact that longline fisheries have on seabird populations, with the aim of encouraging international communication to find solutions to common problems.
Black Redstart - http://www.blackredstarts.org.uk
Information on the habitat, distribution, threats and conservation efforts in the UK.
Breeding Bird Survey Summary and Analysis - http://www.mp2-pwrc.usgs.gov/bbs//index.html
Launched in 1966, a monitoring program for all breeding birds in America and Canada.
Capitol City Bird Society - http://www.capitolbird.org/
A non-profit organisation dedicated to the care, preservation and captive breeding of all birds.
Center for the Study of Tropical Birds - http://www.cstbinc.org/
Conducts programs studying and preserving wildlife in various locations by means of educational programs and research stations.
Conservation Committee of the Avicultural Federation of Australia - http://www.vicnet.net.au/~avicons
Works for the conservation of rare and endangered bird species.
Conservation Through Birding - http://conservationthroughbirding.org
Nature conservation through the pastime of birding. Provides a powerpoint presentation and information on bird conservation and how birders can get involved.
EU Birds Directive - http://www.ecnc.nl/doc/europe/legislat/birdsdir.html
A directive relating to the conservation of all species of naturally occurring birds in the wild state in the European territory of the Member States to which the Treaty applies. It covers the protection, management and control of these species and lays down rules for their exploitation.
Extinction Risk Analysis for Birds - http://www.ramas.com/birds.htm
Projects related to the ecology and conservation of bird species, involving data analysis on the dynamics of endangered and threatened species, developing models for extinction risk assessment, and performing population viability analysis with habitat-based metapopulation models linked to
Great Lakes Bird Conservation - http://www.uwgb.edu/birds/greatlakes/
Dedicated to the conservation and management of forest birds in the Laurentian Mixed Forest region of the Western Great Lakes Basin. Includes a project description with management goals and information about bird ecology and conservation.
Hawk and Owl Trust - http://www.hawkandowl.org/
Gives information on conservation projects, research and education, birds of prey , and membership.
Indonesian Parrot Project - http://www.indonesian-parrot-project.org/
Information on trapping/trafficking in cockatoos and parrots, effects of illegal logging on habitat, and IPP's attempts to mitigate these problems through encouragement of sustainable economic development.
International Aviculturists Society - http://www.funnyfarmexotics.com/
Dedicated to improving the welfare of parrots and companion birds both in captivity and in the wild. The site contains papers on conservation and research efforts on behalf of parrots as well a general information on parrot care, behavior and disease prevention.
RSPB Store - http://www.rspbshop.co.uk
Gift catalogue of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.
Seabird Conservation - http://www.uct.ac.za/depts/stats/adu/seabirds/
The Birdlife International Seabird Conservation Programme site includes news, species descriptions, newsletter, events, conservation, research, and links to other seabird sites.
Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary - http://www.seabirdsanctuary.org/
Treats an average of 20-24 wild birds that have been injured and releases them back into the wild. Also has a captive breeding program.
The Action Plan for Australian Birds - http://www.ea.gov.au/biodiversity/threatened/action/birds2000/index.html
Provides a national overview of the conservation status of all birds occurring in Australian territory.
The Alberta Birds of Prey Foundation - http://www.burrowingowl.com/foundation.htm
Helps conserve birds of prey with the rehabilitating and releasing injured birds of prey back to the wild, captive breeding and release of endangered species, studying and monitoring wild birds of prey populations and encouraging increased public environmental awareness.
The Philippine Eagle Foundation - http://www.philippineagle.org/
Information on field research, captive breeding and conservation of Philippine birds of prey andowls.
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds - http://www.rspb.org.uk/
A charity that takes action for wild birds and the environment.
Wirral & Ellesmere Port Barn Owl Trust - http://www.wirralbarnowltrust.org
Registered charity aiming to conserve wild Barn Owl populations. Gives information about the Barn Owl, the activities of the trust and how to become a member.
Wisconsin Bird Conservation Initiative - http://www.uwgb.edu/birds/wbci/
Coordinates bird-based projects for effective management of birds in Wisconsin. Includes the background of the organisation, their aims and objectives and a news letter.