American Birding Association: Organization with large membership promoting every aspect of ornitology in America.

American Ornithologists' Union: The oldest and largest organization in the New World devoted to the scientific study of birds.

Association of Field Ornithologists: The Association of Field Ornithologists (AFO) is a society of professional and amateur ornithologists.

Audubon New York: Audubon's mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological diversity.
Backyard Birder: offers feeders, bird watching tips, feed, field guides, and links. 

Bird Watching Daily:  Online birder's magazine.

Birdhouse Network: Nest Box Cam: Nest box cameras in realtime.   

Birding Break: Explore two of the most popular hawk watches in N. America with our virtual tour of  Hawk Mountain and Cape May and see how many hawks in flight you can find and identify!

Birdnet:  The ornithological information source.

Birding Pal: The Global Birding Pal Club is where birders find each other.

Birdzilla: All about birding N. America, with articles, info on birding destinations and backyard counts.

Birding America: This site has pictures from birding  hotspots in the U.S. and Canda, with brief, often humorous, commentary about each site. 

Birdwatching Digest: for birders in birding

Central Florida Birdwatchers: Features announcements of Central Florida birding festivals, reports of  rare bird sightings, regional bird lists.and detailed descriptions of birding locations. 

Coastal Research and Education Society of Long Isand This organization's goal is to study and preserve our delicate coastal ecosystems mostly through marine mammal and sea turtle research. They also have great pelagic bird cruises during the summer months. A site worth checking out (and I happen to be a board member).

Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology: A membership institution interpreting and conserving earths biological diversity through research, education and citizen science focused on birds.


Enature.Com:  Great site for bird identification. Includes ID info, pictures, and location. Great reference. 

Environmental Protection Agency: Acquaints Web Browsers with critical issues in bird conservation, ranging from chemical pollution to wildlife management 

Fire Island Enumerators: This is the group that counts the hawks migrating at Robert Moses Hawk Watch. Lots of good information.

Four Harbors Audubon Society chapter serves the towns of Centereach, Coram, East Setauket, Farmingville, Kings Park, Lake Grove Middle Island, Miller Place, Mount Sinai, Port Jefferson, Port Jefferson Station, Ridge,  Rocky Point, Saint James, Selden, Shoreham, Smithtown, Sound Beach, and Stony Brook.

Great Backyard Bird Count: Together citizens and scientists, track birds and contribute the findings online to define bird ranges, populations, migration pathways, and habitat needs.

Great South Bay Audubon Serving the communities of Central Long Island, NY, East Islip, NY 

Hiking Long Island: My Primary goal in building this website is to allow more people to appreciate the value of the remaining open space on Long Island. 

Huntington Audubon Huntington Audubon Society is a chapter of the National Audubon Society serving Huntington township and neighboring Oyster Bay and Jericho areas.




Long Island Birding: This site is about Long Island birding and birders.  It's an exciting hobby and Long Island offers wonderful places to bird and wonderful birds to see.  I hope this site will be fun and informative, and that you will enjoy your visits here! 

Long Island  Pine Barrons Society: Another organization fighting to save open spaces here on Long Island. A good site to find out what battles are being fought and what issues currently need attention. 


National Audubon Society: Conservation, Action, Resources, Local Issues, Education . . . 

Nature Conservancy: They work to raise money to buy up land for conservation. Parcel by Parcel they are saving our open spaces. 

Nature Songs: N. American bird sounds: Bird sounds of N. American birds- not just bird calls or bird songs, but all the sounds birds make.

North American Rare bird alerts: Listing of rare bird sightings by state and species. Lists of sightings in the U.S. and Canada.

North Fork Audubon Society:  We are a local chapter of the National Audubon Society. We cover the entire North Fork of Long Island, New York, from Jamesport to Orient Point; including the Towns of Southold, Shelter Island, and Fishers Island.

North Shore Audubon Society:  The area served by this chapter reaches along the north shore of Long Island, east from Great Neck to Cold Spring Harbor, and south to New Hyde Park and Westbury. 

Ornithological Council: Represents ten Ornithological Societies. Provides scientific information about birds to Congress, regulatory agencies, decision-makers in business and other private organizations.

Peconic Land Trust: Peconic Land Trust - Conserving Long Island's working farms, natural lands, and heritage for our communities now and in the future.

Partners in flight: An ossociation supported by federal, state/regional governments dedicated to the preservation of bird species that summer in N. America and winter in S. America.

Patuxent Wildlife Research Center: Pictures and video of common N. American birds, audio tracks of song birds and identification tips for birdwatchers.


Ranges of N. American breeding birds: Comprehensive list of N. American birds, and the ranges in which they can be found. 

Raptor Center: Information on raptors and caring for wounded birds of prey. From the University of Minnesota.

Raptor Research Foundation: Informs scientists and the general public about the role of raptors in nature, and to promote the conservation of raptors whose populations are threatened.

South Fork Museum of Natural History: Museum exhibits, many nature related activities for all ages. 
South Shore Audubon Society: South Shore Audubon's territory covers the southern half of Nassau County, Long Island, New York

Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary and Audubon Center is located in Oyster Bay, New York 

Upton Ecological and Research Reserve Brookhaven National Laboratory occupies 5,265 acres.  On November 9, 2000, ten percent of the site (530 acres) was permanently set aside for the purposes of conservation and ecological research.

Virtual Birder: Take a Birding Break with a simulated birding trip to a popular North American destination. 

Wild Birds Forever: An online supply store for the backyard birdwatcher.

Wilson Ornithological Society: For people who share a curiosity of birds. The WOS recognizes the unique role of the serious amateur in ornithology.




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