Birding Links

Georgia Birders On-Line  (GABO-L)
Keeps the subscriber up to date on bird sightings and information in Georgia.  Subscribe by sending an email to [email protected] In message, include subscribe GABO-L
For checklists of Georgia visit the Georgia Ornithological Society website

BirdNote is an audio program, two minutes per episode, which is aired on several public radio stations (shows may vary by day). You can also listen to the mp3 or read the transcript on the website.

LoveHolidays: An Essential Guide to Enjoying National Parks Responsibly

Hilton Pond
Information on hummingbirds along the east coast.

General Ornithology
Ornithological lectures, endangered and extinct species, attracting birds, taxomony, ornithological organizations, migration, banding, censusing, checklists and much more.

Bird Links to the World
The ultimate bird link includes global links, specific bird species, bird webcam, bird conservation, images and sounds, optics and software, books and magazines,news groups, travels and tours  .

A guide to outdoor recreation and active travel including birding.

Birding in America 
Great site for birding links to various birding areas in a number of states and Canada.

At this site you will find checklists which span the globe, birding Hot Spots, and rare bird alert phone numbers. In the Backyard Birders section you can also find information on seeds to attract birds, building bird houses, and links to home pages of other bird watchers.

Birding for Couch Potatoes

A beginner’s guide to bird watching.

General Birding
One of the best sites for bird information that covers dozens of subjects and links to other sites.

The Nest Box
A great site covering backyard birding, planting for wildlife,butterflies, nest boxes, photos and especially bluebirds.

The Bird Feeding Society
Site for practical ideas to make your yard bird-friendly along with easy-to-understand solutions to any bird feeding dilemma and reliable information from fellow members and wildlife specialists.

Birding for Kids 
This site is designed to help children develop a better understanding and appreciation of the birds around us.

Birding Travel Companions
Whether you are looking for someone to bird with, travel with or a romantic date, look at this website.

Citizen Science Programs from Cornell at a Glance:

Classroom Feederwatch
Use the internet in a classroom to send in data students collect on bird feeding.

A nationwide online checklist to report your bird sightings.

Golden-winged Warbler Atlas Project 
Survey breeding sites of Golden-winged and Blue-winged warblers.

Great Backyard Bird Count 
Done every February, the nation`s largest winter bird count.

Project Feederwatch 
Watch and count birds at your bird feeders.

Urban Bird Studies 
Study pigeons and other city birds.


Atlanta Audubon Society
Award winning website for activitiesand current information on Atlanta birds, meetings, field trips, Shade Grown Coffee, Atlanta Checklist.

Georgia Ornithological Society
The Georgia Ornithological Society`smission is to encourage the scientific study of birds by gathering and disseminating information on Georgia bird life and to promote the interest in, and appreciation of, the value of birds so as to help with the preservation of bird habitat.  This site includes the Georgia Rare Bird  Alert and Georgia Checklist.

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.

Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology
The Cornell Laboratory of Ornithologyis an international center for the study, appreciation, and conservation of birds. Its missionis to develop, apply, and share the tools for understanding birds and protecting their populations equally with the scientific and consumer communities.

“Birding with a Purpose”, this site is sponsored by Cornell Lab of Ornithology and Audubon.  Projectsf or participation include Christmas Bird Count, Great Backyard Bird Count, Classroom FeederWatch, Project FeederWatch, Irruptive Bird Survey, Warbler Watch, Broad-winged Hawk Survey and Autumn Hawk Watch, The Nest Box Network, and Birds in Forested Landscapes.

The Institute for Bird Populations
The Institute for Bird Populations (IBP), a California nonprofit corporation founded in 1989, is dedicated to fostering a global approach to research and the dissemination of information on changes in bird populations.  It is the home of MAPS (Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship) program.

American Bird Conservancy
American Bird Conservancy (ABC) is a U.S.-based not-for-profitconservation organization whose focus is to conserve the birds of the western hemisphere and their habitats. ABC is recognized as the world`s authority on the status of the world`s birds and has contributed enormously to the worldwide conservation of birds and their habitats.

The Association of Field Ornithologists
The Association of Field Ornithologists (AFO) is a society of professional and amateur  ornithologists dedicated to the scientific study and dissemination of information about birds in their natural habitats. AFO is especially active in bird-banding and development of field techniques. Additionally, AFO encourages participation of amateurs in research, and emphasizes conservation biology of birds.

American Birding Association
ABA is 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.

BirdMonitoring in North America
Highlights the monitoring programs that can be used to track changes in North American bird populations.These trends give conservationists, managers, citizens, and policy makers a window into the natural world and the health of environment.

Partners In Flight
PIF is a cooperative effort involving partnerships among federal, state and local government agencies, philanthropic foundations, professional organizations, conservation groups, industry, the academic community, and private individuals who combine their efforts and resources in order to achieve success in conserving bird populations in this hemisphere.


Sherpa Guides

Sherpa Guides showcases an online collection of guide books where you can find a wide range of information on historic resources, outdoor activities, and even lodging and restaurants. The Natural Georgia Series includes online articles on Georgia`s Wildlife