C. Ray Chandler
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American Ornithologists' Union.
North America's principal professional society for ornithologists
American Birding Association.
Dedicated to birding (i.e, serious, hardcore "bird watching")
British Ornithologists' Union.
The granddaddy of ornithological societies, particularly active in Europe and Africa.
Georgia Ornithological Society.
Dedicated to Georgia birds
Raptor Research Foundation.
Professional society for study of raptors
Association of Field Ornithologists.
Professional society that emphasizes contributions of amateurs
Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
Research, education, and conservation focusing on birds
Wilson Ornithological Society.
Another professional society.
A great link to all sorts of ornithological information.
A good site to find ways to get involved in ornithology.
Find a great summer or permanent job working with birds
AOU Check-list of North American Birds.
Online version of the "official" North American bird list
Great range maps for North American birds
Life of Birds.
Web companion to the excellent PBS series
Everything you might want to know and more
This and the next site are not very scientific, but they have lots of useful information
Great for beginning birders
The Bird Site.
Good general info from the LA County Natural History Museum
Better View Desired.
"Consumer Reports" style reviews of binoculars and scopes
Photos, songs, range maps, ID tips, and life histories for most North American birds
Ducks at a Distance.
Online version of a helpful guide to waterfowl
Helpful stuff on identification and more
Online field guide for birds and many other groups
Site with some nice identification quizzes
Florida Museum of Natural History.
Good photo collection of southeastern birds
North American Bird Sounds.
Great place to work on your bird songs and calls
Florida Bird Songs.
Many songs and calls of birds found in our region
The Fernbank's guide to common Atlanta-area birds.
Powdermill Bird Banding.
Web site for one of the country's premier banding stations, including photos that will knock your socks off.
American Bird Conservancy.
Works to protect birds in the Americas
Partners in Flight.
Bird conservation with an emphasis on migratory birds
Conserving birds internationally
National Audubon Society.
Environmental organization with its roots in bird conservation
Environmental Protection Agency.
A link to EPA's bird conservation efforts
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
A link to USFWS's bird habitat conservation program
North American Bird Conservation Initiative.
Promotes interagnecy partnerships for bird conservation
Active in wetland conservation, with an emphasis on waterfowl.
Migratory Bird Program.
Nature Conservancy's program for migratory birds
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