Birding by radar – composite NEXRAD radar maps for the US allow us to see where birds are taking off and moving.
Current wind maps for the US, both beautiful and useful.
Earth :: an animated map of global wind, weather, and ocean conditions
Woodcreeper – the birds are coming, look busy. An excellent blog analyzing bird movement via radar.
Birding Forecasts by Cornell of Ornithology.
Banding Terminology: decoding the language of our Pictorial Highlights.
Understanding Age Classifications used by the Bird Banding Laboratory
Learn more about feathers with this guide from the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service
“The Basics: Feather Molt” by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology
“How Birds Make Colorful Feathers” by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Birding basics: useful links to build or hone your birding skills.
Bird alerts: for those who want to chase.
Invaluable Resources: knowledge is power.
Bird sounds shared from around the world.
Fellow banding and research stations: a few of our favorites.
Long Point Bird Observatory
Point Blue (Point Reyes Bird Observatory)
Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences
Braddock Bay Bird Observatory
Black Swamp Bird Observatory
Klamath Bird Observatory
Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory