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STORE RELATED:         

• Our Store Facebook Page- A public page with the latest information, photos, and much more! 

• Birding Books by Derek J. Lovitch- The Facebook Page for Derek's First Book. 

• Town of Freeport, Maine 

 



LOCAL AUDUBON SOCIETIES, BIRD CLUBS, AND LAND TRUSTS: 

• Merrymeeting Bay Audubon 

• Stanton Bird Club 

• York Country Audubon 


• Freeport Conservation Trust- Local land trust with info on miles of trails. ​

• Royal River Conservation Trust 

• Portland Trails- Some great places to bird in and around Portland 



BIRD CONSERVATION: 

• American Bird Conservancy 

• Backyard Wildlife Habitat 

• Biodiversity Research Institute 

• Birds and Cats 

• Birds and Collisions (Windows, towers, etc) 

• Birds and Global Warming 

• Bird and Tower Collisions - great info on the hazards to birds from lighted towers, including maps of all the towers in every state. 

• Boreal Songbird Initiative 

• Fatal Light Awareness Program - "FLAP" 

• Friends of Maine Seabird Islands 

• North American Bird Conservation Initiative 

• Partners In Flight 

• Project Puffin 

• Resources First Foundation 

 


BIRDING: 

• Birding News - Sightings from Around the Country and beyond. 

• American Birding Association - homepage for the American Birding Assosciation. 

• ENature.com Online Field Guides: Birds, Mammals, Butterflies, Trees, and many more. 

• Conservation Birding - Lodges, reserves, and sites in the Tropics 

• Maine Birding Trail: Online Birding Guide 

• Maine State Parks and Public Lands 

• New England Seabirds 


• Online Bird Identification Guide 


ORNITHOLOGY: 

• Bird Banding Laboratory - About bird banding and how to report banded birds. 

• Hawk Migration Association of North America 

• Christmas Bird Count Info and Data 

• Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology - Great page including an online bird guide, nest box cams, and info about their research, citizen science, conservation, and education programs. 

• Ornithological Journals online - Search and read ornithological journals 

• Searchable Ornithological Research Archive 

• The World Bird Database

 

  •  Xeno-canto - Sharing bird sounds from throughout the world



INJURED BIRDS AND WILDLIFE: WHAT TO DO?


We keep a list of local rehab facilities at the store, call for more info. Also, check out these helpful sites:

 

 

 
WEATHER, ETC: 

• Archived Weather Maps, etc 

• Continental Wind Maps 

• Current Winds- in Maine 

• National Nexrad Radar Images - use for "birding by radar" 

• Tides - Tide charts 

• Weather Observations at Portland- weather for every hour in the last 3 days. 

• Weather Underground - Good site for weather information 

• Wind Forecast- for Maine and Northeast 



OUR FRIENDS IN BUSINESS: 

 

 

• Bold Coast Charter Company-Trips to Machias Seal Island 

• The Schooner Lewis R. French  

• Tidewalk Designs - Landscape Designer Kathleen Fitzgerald. Specializes in natural and wildlife-friendly landscapes. 


BLOGS: 

• ABA #Rare Blog - for the latest and greatest rarity reports. 

• David Sibley - bird identification and art website and blog. 

• The Gulls of Appledore Island 



OTHER COOL SITES: 

• Invasive Plants Atlas of New England 

• Friends of the Eastern Promenade (Portland) 

• Maine Damselfly and Dragonfly Survey - Includes survey info, Damselfly and Dragonfly Checklist and Distribution for Maine, and an online identification guide!