• 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
• Freeport Conservation Trust- Local land trust with info on miles of trails.
• Portland Trails- Some great places to bird in and around Portland
• 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
Bring Birds Back - what you can do to help our declining bird populations
• 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
• 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:
• 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.
• 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!