Posted: Monday, April 1, 2013, 9:18 am
Are you eagerly anticipating the annual spring migration of warblers and other avian creatures through Ohio? Or maybe you enjoy watching the birds in your backyard or spotting a rare species in the wild?
Cedar Waxwing photo provided by bna.birds.cornell.edu
© B.L. Sullivan
Birds of North America Online is an outstanding resource for backyward birdwatchers, whether beginners or experts. Students doing science projects will find detailed information on more than 700 species of birds found in the continental United States, Hawaii, Alaska, Canada, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.
Articles about each bird include information about its behavior, migration, demographics and habitat and are accompanied by professional photographs showing plumage, habitat, nests, eggs and chicks.
Birds of North America Online also lets you listen to audio recordings of bird songs and calls, such as the yodel of the Pacific Loon or the familiar song of the American Robin. Or you can watch videos that highlight bird behaviors: watch an American Goldfinch eat a sunflower seed close-up, a Red-shouldered Hawk in flight or feeding time for a flock of American White Pelicans.
Search Birds of North America Online by a bird's common name, scientific name as well as keywords.
Maintained and updated by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, the content is updated frequently with contributions from researchers, citizen scientists and designated reviewers and editors.
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