websites listed below provide a variety of useful references, ranging from
identification tips to directories of published scientific articles, to
catalogues of interesting websites, and much more. If you know of
any other sites which fit this description, please e-mail us with their
A service of Library and Archives Canada, offering the ability to
search over 30 million titles in 1300 reference institutions across
and Conservation of Owls
An archive by the United States Department of Agriculture of the papers
presented at the second international owl symposium in Winnipeg, Manitoba
Links to the World
A collection of over 13,000 bird-related links, sorted into a
myriad of categories for easy searching.
Links to the World - Canada
A subset of the Bird Links to the World website, featuring bird
and conservation-related sites across Canada.
of Prey page of links
A compilation of 60+ links to pages providing information on raptors,
ranging from species accounts and photos to rehabilitation centres,
observatories, falconry, and more.
An extensive resource provided by the National Wildlife Federation,
including online field guides for animals and plants of all kinds, plus
information on parks, habitats, and more.
A news site updated daily with articles covering a variety of
environmentally related issues; archives are searchable.
A resource dedicated to providing information to those interested in pursuing a career in forestry, including links to a wide variety of conservation, silviculture, national/state park, forestry business, and other relevant websites.
of field methods for monitoring landbirds
A product of the United States Department of Agriculture which summarizes
recommendations on survey methods in various habitats, including advice on
selecting techniques to accurately determine population size and trends.
NatureServe Explorer: an
online encyclopedia of life
A source of detailed information on more than 70,000 plants, animals,
and ecosystems of the United States and Canada, with particularly
extensive coverage of rare and endangered species.
American Bird Banding Program - USGS Patuxent Bird Banding Lab
A comprehensive website detailing all aspects of banding, ranging
from history to methodology to resources for banders.
The Ontario Environmental
Directory is a comprehensive, searchable directory of hundreds of
environmental groups, organizations, agencies, and websites across
The OFO website provides an overview of ornithology in Ontario, including
an annotated list of species at risk, information on protective
legislation, photos, publications, and more.
A site providing information on a variety of aspects of ornithology, of
interest to everyone from amateurs to professional ornithologists.
(Ornithological Worldwide Literature)
A searchable database of citations and abstracts from ornithological
literature around the world, including 'grey' literature overlooked in
many commercial databases, such as conference proceedings, reports, and
A thorough resource for information on the owls of North and
Central America, with text, photos, and even sounds for many species.
Dedicated to owl conservation through encouraging, facilitating, and
coordinating the monitoring of owl population trends by mist netting and
banding migrant owls; includes useful references for banders.
A searchable electonic catalogue of over 40,000 references concerning the
biology and management of birds of prey.
Information on Peregrine Falcons and a variety of other raptors.
Features include webcams, photo galleries, and references on topics such
as building nest boxes.
(Searchable Ornithological Research Archive)
An open access electronic journal archive offering pdf files of
most articles published in several major ornithological journals since
their inception, including The Auk, The Condor, Journal of Field
Ornithology, Wilson Bulletin, Pacific Coast Avifauna, Studies in Avian
Biology, and North American Bird Bander.
A compilation of links to sites featuring information about owls.