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Ornithology Index

or·ni·thol·o·gy (ôrn-thl-j)

1. The branch of zoology that deals with the study of birds.
orni·tho·logic (-th-ljk) or orni·tho·logi·cal (--kl) adj.
orni·tho·logi·cal·ly adv.
orni·tholo·gist n.

  • Alberta's Endangered Species - Learn what it means when a species is 'endangered?'
  •  All about Birds - Birds are warm-blooded vertebrate animals that have wings, feathers, a beak, no teeth, strong, hollow bones, a skeleton in which many bones are fused together or are absent, powerful flight muscles, and an extremely efficient, one-way breathing system.
  • Amber Habib's Bird Page
  • American Bald Eagle - The bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), our national bird, is the only eagle unique to North America.
  • Bird Images Gallery - Large gallery of photos.
  • Bird of Prey - Photos of birds of prey that can be seen in the western United States. Barbara Samuelson.
  • Bird Photographs - Listed as threatened in the Red Data Book of Japan.
  • Bird Songs - Songs and calls of some New York State birds.
  • BirdSource - A partnership of The Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society offers insight into the dynamics of North American Bird populations.
  • Birds123 - Info on bird feeder, nest boxes, bird houses, cages, bird medicine and pet birds.
  • Birds - Cornell Lab - We believe that bird enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels can and do make a difference.
  • Birds of Prey - Photos and information about birds of prey of North America.
  • CalPhotos - Browse Birds.
  • Castlebury Wild Bird Photography - Original Bird Photographs by Bobby Castlebury.
  • Chipper Woods Bird Photos - This site is designed as a resource to students, teachers, researchers and backyard birders who want to learn more about birds and conservation issues. Also in Spanish.
  • CREAGRUS @ Monterey Bay - Don Roberson, Featuring Bird Families of the world and Monterey County birds & cetaceans.
  • East Coast Birds! - Close your eyes and imagine for a moment the sounds and sights of Canada's East Coast.
  • Falconry - Falconry is an art. It requires long hours, constant devotion, finesse, subtlety and skill.
  • FLMNH - Photo Gallery of Southeastern U. S. Birds predominantly features photographs by arbovirologist - photographer Dr. Dan Sudia.
  • GA/FL Bird Photos - Presented by B.J. Bergstrom.
  • Greg Lasley Photography - Devoted to a variety of birding, bird and wildlife photography, and natural history topics.
  • Introduction to the Aves - The vertebrate class Aves includes the birds, an extremely distinctive and successful clade, with an estimated 9000 species worldwide, including the snowy owl pictured here.
  • Kentucky Ornithological Society
  • Knutsford Ornithology - The Birds and Birders of Knutsford North-west England.
  • New Orleans Zoo--Birds..
  • Operation RubyThroat - An award-winning cross-disciplinary project in which participants in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Central America collaborate to study behavior and distribution of the Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris).
  • Owls of the World - Hundreds of pictures and info about Owls.
  • OwlCam - Share in the adventures of a pair of Northern Barred Owls (Strix varia varia) as they raise their family in a nest box...
  • Photographs of Birds and Mammals - Seen in Madagascar in 1998.
  • Southern African Birding - Birding Resources for Southern Africa.
  • South-East Asian Birds - Photo Gallery-by Christian Artuso.
  • The Owl Pages - ...sheds some light on these mysterious creatures...
  • The Raptor Center - Click here to learn about Raptors. Raptor Facts brief information sheets about some of the species of birds of which The Raptor Center has treated.
  • The Raptor Center - The University of Minnesota.
  • Unusual Birds In Wisconsin - These identifications are made pending review by the WSO Records Committee.

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