The Orniphile

Birding Website
of Robert D. Hughes

Featuring Photographs and
Articles About Chicago Area Birds and Birding

Birding Websites

*Only links to non-commerical websites are or will be included on this page. Updated in August 2016.

General

Identification

Illinois & Midwestern Birding

Other Sites

  • Birdingpal Need a contact or someone to go birding with? Check out this site.
  • Common Bird Myths Erik Blom discusses and dispells a number of misconceptions about birds.
  • eBird A website that allows users to record and keep track of their North American bird sightings. Developed by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society.
  • HawkCount Features daily and monthly summaries from established hawk watching sites around North America. Part of HMANA's (Hawk Migration Association of North America) Raptors Online effort.
  • Jean Iron's website Website of Canadian birder and photographer Jean Iron. Full of great bird and mammal photos from Canada.
  • Patuxent Bird Banding Laboratory Everything you want to know about bird banding is at this site. Includes a 1-800 number for finding out where a particular bird was banded.
  • Searchable Ornithological Research Archive (SORA) A searchable online archive of several ornithological journals.