|Joe Morlan’s California Birding Pages–One of the best websites for birding in California|
|All about Birds – Cornell site with basic info and sound links for birds|
|Shearwater Journeys – Best Pelagic Birding in Central and Northern California
Before your trip, take a look at Through the Seasons: Monterey Bay
PRBO Conservation Science – Point Reyes Bird Observatory
Golden Gate Raptor Observatory – Info on migrating fall raptors in the Marin Headlands
American Birding Association – Caters to recreational birders
The North American Bird Banding Program – Learn about bird banding
Includes How to report a banded bird
Central Valley Bird Club – For birding in the “Great Valley”, which heavily influences the birds of East Contra Costa Co.
Don Roberson Creagrus -A resource for Monterey birding, bird families of the world, and more. Take a look at “California Birding History” (1960-1989)The Birds of North America species accounts online! $40 a year gets you a great birding reference!
Gary Ritchison’s website – Wonderful avian biology site
Sora – search archived scientific papers from various ornithological organizations
Birds of Stanford – Link toPaul Ehrlich’s essays on various aspects of avian life history
Google Scholar– Intended as a first stop for researchers looking for peer-reviewed papers, books, abstracts and technical reports
The A.O.U. Check-list of North American Birds, Seventh Edition – Official list of 2,037 birds found in North and Middle America
University of Puget Sound Wing Photos – Actual photos of various bird species’ wings
Wageningen University and Research Centre Experimental Zoology Group – Great bird skull collection site.
Avian Image- Bird Photography
Mike Danzenbaker’s Website Breathtaking images of birds – local and from all over the world.
Avian Image – Informative Bird Movies on YouTube
Oak Titmouse feeding young Skip to 1:30 seconds to hear new nestlings respond to adult call.