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General birding interestTop
American Birding Association, Birding magazine.
Avibase, information about all birds of the world includes subspecies, distribution and maps, taxonomy, and synonyms in 24 languages. Sponsored by Bird Studies Canada.
Binoculars, how to choose them for birding.
Beginner’s Guide to Bird Watching, suggested by OFO Young Birders
Young Birder's Backyard Guide, suggested by OFO Young Birders
Bird cinema: Videos for bird watchers
Birding Pal: Birding contacts around the world
Birding on the Net- includes mailing lists from around the world
Build a Bird: Cornell Lab Bird Academy eLearning tool
Surfbirds: General birding site that maintains members’ lists
Hummingbird Gardens - Herbs and Flowers for Hummingbirds.
Plants for birds - Flowers and plants to attract birds.
Photo: Sam Barone
Baillie Birdathon: Help OFO and have fun while you are doing it! Why not do a Baillie Birdathon in May and designate OFO as your club? That way, OFO will receive a share of the funds you raise.
Note the bands on both legs of the falcon. This bird was banded as a nestling on Caribou Island on Lake Superior.
Photo: Aarre Ertolahti
Arboretum at Guelph: Bird Workshops, wildlife gardens and lots of trails on 400 acres of forests, fields and plant collections.
Bird Studies Canada report: Conservation Priorities for the Birds of Southern Ontario
Ontario Partners in Flight helping Ontario landbirds. The Ontario Partners In Flight Organizing Committee has completed the first draft of Ontario’s Bird Conservation Region 13 (Lower Great LakesSt. Lawrence Plain) Landbird Conservation Plan which is available online at the Bird Studies Canada website.
Royal Ontario Museum’s interactive natural history page. The field guide provides pictures and sounds of many common Ontario Birds.
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Photo: Sandra and Frank Horvath
Birdbanding and birdband reporting
Long Point Bird Observatory on Lake Erie
Tommy Thompson Park Bird Research Station (Toronto Leslie Street Spit)
Toronto Bird Observatory, bird banding station
Trumpeter Swans, or call (705) 526-7809, to report both tagged and untagged birds in Ontario.
Black-throated Green Warbler
Photo: Daniel Cadieux
Photo: Jim Evans