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On this page, we've tried to gather links to and information about any and all online resources relating to birding, conservation, citizen science, and other Audubon concerns. If you find a broken link or would like to submit a new one, please e-mail the webmaster.

LOCAL LINKS
MISSISSIPPI LINKS
GENERAL BIRDING
ORGANIZATIONS
CITIZEN SCIENCE




LOCAL LINKS

Clinton Community Nature Center
33 acres of woodlands near the center of "Olde Towne" Clinton. Offers educational programs on nature, gardening, and history, as well as 2.5 miles of all weather walking trails.
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
Award-winning exhibits and nature trails in the heart of Jackson.
Chautauqua Park
Information on Crystal Springs' Chautauqua Park, including pictures of Lake Chautauqua and the Treetop Trail.

MISSISSIPPI LINKS

Audubon Mississippi
Keep up with statewide Audubon activities at our parent organization's site.
Mississippi Coast Audubon Society
Includes a checklist of MS Coast birds, a forum to share sightings, and a calendar of upcoming activities.
Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge (Gautier)
Includes information on our endemic bird, the Mississippi Sandhill Crane, as well as on carnivorous plants and refuge habitats.
Mississippi Ornithological Society
Information on MOS membership and meetings, plus a photo archive and instructions on reporting rare birds.
Mississippi Breeding Bird Atlas
Maps and spreadsheets summarizing the results of the 1997-2004 effort to inventory all of Mississippi's breeding birds.
The Mississippi Native Plant Society
www.mississippinativeplantsociety.org

GENERAL BIRDING

Surfbirds
International birding site featuring news, forums, blogs, trip reports, a directory of birding resources, and much more.
Virtual Birder
Simulated birding tours for select North American hotspots, plus photo galleries and articles.
Fat Birder
News, trip reports, reviews of books & equipment, articles, etc.
Birding Pal (site for local Volunteer birding guides)
A service to help you find a "birding pal" in your area.
Birdwatching.com
Online store for books and equipment, plus a free e-newsletter and collection of birding tips.
Birdzilla
Species profiles, online life list hosting, free newsletter, games, and other resources.
About.com Birds
An exhaustive collection of articles and links on various bird-related topics.
The Binocular Site
An excellent, comprehensive guide to our most important piece of equipment.

ORGANIZATIONS

Cornell Lab of Ornithology
A nonprofit institution focusing on research, education, and citizen science. Publishes LIVING BIRD magazine and the monumental reference THE BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA, accessible online for a subscription fee.
Alabama Ornithological Society
Includes an archive of the "Yellowhammer" and "Alabama Birdlife," plus forums and an online store.
American Birding Association
The premier organization for recreational birders in North America. Publications include BIRDING, WINGING IT, and NORTH AMERICAN BIRDS. Check out trip reports, mailing lists, the ABA Checklist, resources for young birders, and the unique Birders' Exchange program.
National Audubon Society
Our national parent organization's site includes a directory of all chapters, news updates, coverage of conservation issues, and the online version of AUDUBON magazine.

CITIZEN SCIENCE

BirdSource
Run by Audubon and Cornell, this site serves as a portal to various citizen science projects, as well as to the eBird database that collects bird sightings from reporters across the country.
Christmas Bird Count
More than 50,000 observers a year participate in this century-old census of wintering birds. Find historical data and get involved.
Great Backyard Bird Count
An annual four-day event that engages bird watchers of all ages in counting birds to create a real-time snapshot of where the birds are across the continent.
Hummer/Bird Study Group, Inc.
Founded by Bob and Martha Sargent of Clay, Alabama, the HBSG is dedicated to the study and preservation of hummingbirds and other Neotropical migrants.
Project Feeder Watch (a Cornell site)
Cornell's Project FeederWatch is a winter-long survey of birds that visit feeders at backyards, nature centers, community areas, and other locales in North America.
Warbler Watch
A survey of breeding and migrating warbler observations. Site includes animated maps.