Some useful links are:
South American Birds:
Neotropical Bird Club: A site with lots of information on
South American Birds. If you're interested, you should
Ornithological Records Committee: Mostly in Portuguese but if
you want the official Brazil List, this is where to find it.
The Cristalino Jungle Lodge: A great place to
stay if you want to see a large number of Amazon birds.
Bellavista Cloud Forest Reserve: Details of the
reserve and some great photos by Martin Reid.
Boute Expeditions: Paulo Boute organises birding in
Brazil, including the Pantanal.
Wild Macaws: Harold Armitage's site on
the Caatinga: Some excellent photos by Hermann Redies from
his farm in the caatinga of Ceará.
Save Brasil: This is Birdlife International's
Brazilian partner and the site, in English and Portuguese, has
some useful information on the threatened birds of Brazil.
Simpson: Rick is a bird guide presently living in Ubatuba one
of the best areas in the Atlantic Rain Forest. Check out his
Avibirds: This site covers the birds of Surinam with
many fine photos, videos and illustrations as well as
Albano: Ciro Albano is a Brazilian ornithologist who also
happens to be a great photographer and bird guide specialising in
the north-east of Brazil. On this website he presents some of his
The Fat Birder: This site seems to have everything
on birds and keeps very up-to-date.
Birding hotspots around the world: with some great
Better for some regions than others but lots of interesting
contributions from around the world.
Online: Mainly North America but comprehensive info and a
Hummingbird Society: Seems to be developing to cover South
American species as well.
Books: Highly recommended for books on birds and other nature
Handbook of the
Birds of the World: Lynx Editions are publishing the first
work ever to illustrate and deal in detail with all the species
of birds in the world
Damisela's Electronic Zoo: An interesting
collection of photos. Text is in Spanish.
birdingart.com: Chris Lodge's new site featuring
Wildlife Online: Marc Baldwin's site featuring
elasmobranchs (sharks, skates and rays) along with many
unique collection of thousands of videos, images and fact-files
illustrating the world's species.
Birdguides: A great site for UK birds, especially
the Rarities page.
Lots of info about birds in Scotland and where to see them.
Birding Association: ditto for Holland
Birds Magazine: Probably the oldest birding magazine in the
UK if not the world.
Marshes, Scotland: One of my favourite places. Site includes
a good map.
Montrose Basin, Scotland: Another great site in
Hungarian Birdwatching: Information on the birds and
birding sites of Hungary.
Andalucian Guides: Information on birds and tours in
the south of Spain. Greek
Bird Photography: Some great photos from Panos Oikonomou.
Oiseaux.net: A very comprehensive site about French,
European and World birds. Some of the content is only in French
but much is in English and Dutch and the photos are
Arthur Morris - Birds as Art: Apart from
having a cool first name, this guy is one of the great