Useful links

Animal Periodicals:

til toppenConservation, Ecology, Ethology, Evolution, Pathology and References

til toppenOrnithological journals and magazines 

Ornithological Societies

til toppenAustralian Ornithology All about birds in Australia including Emu and HANZAB
til toppenThe Australian Bird Study Association Inc Research on Australian bird fauna. Publish Corella
til toppenBritish Ornithological Union The British Ornithological Society. Publisher of The Ibis.
til German homepage for birdwatchers, breeders and ornotholigists. in german only !
til toppenDansk Ornitologisk Forening (DOF) The society was etablished in 1906 and today it has 13.000 members. Publish DOFT
til toppenDeutschen Ornithologen Gesellschaft The oldest ornithological society of the world !
Publish J. Orn.
til toppenThe Ornithological Societies of North America The Ornithological Societies of North America.
til toppenThe Ornithological Newsletter The Ornithological Newsletter On-Line For North America
til Translate bird names to Latain, English, German, French, Dutch, Italian, Russian, Spanish and Swedish.

Bird family pages

til toppenOwls  
til toppenPittas Make comments and observations on pittas
til toppenSwallows, Martins, Swifts. Swallows, Martins & Swifts Worldwide is a whole-world Yahoo site dedicated to discussing and disseminating information on these species.
til toppenWoodpeckers A beautiful site !
til toppenHummingbirdsguide The first unique Video Guide to Hummingbirds
til toppenHirundorustica Anders Pape Møller has studied the Barn Swallow since 1982!

Bird videos

til toppenInternet bird video collection A free-access on-line collection of videos with the aim of sharing knowledge about all species of the world’s avifauna. Sponsored by Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW).

Bird photos

til toppenVireo online Photo Database More than 20,000 photos in more than 4,000 species. Users can search by common name, scientific name, or location. Images can be licensed for publication.
til toppenBird photos Panos Oikonomou, wild photographer

Conservation organisations

til toppenBirdLife International Has more than 2 million members in 120 countries. For all with interest in bird conservation
til toppenCITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
til toppenA Última Arca de Noé
(The Last Noah’s Ark)
Brazilian site about ecology, environment, environmental education, biodiversity, animals, birding etc. Portuguese/English.


til toppenAmerican Museum of Natural History New York, USA
til toppenBritish Museum of Natural History 70 million natural history specimens.
til toppenCalifornia Academy of Science, Department of Ornithology & Mammalogy Search bird database, egg & nest database, mammal database, type of preparation, loan policy and department visits.
til toppenField Museum, Chicago Natural History Museum
til toppenManchester Museum Webpage with many links
til toppenMuseum of Vertebrate Zoology University of California, Berkeley
til toppenLouisiana Museum Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
til toppenZoological Museum Amsterdam Zool. Mus. Amsterdam. This site provides access to 3D images of their 151 type specimens. You can view the specimens from all angles !
til toppenSlater Museum of Natural History Great collection of bird-wings, which all can be seen in colour photos in great detail
til toppenUniversity of Michigan, Museum of Zoology With species accounts
til toppenZoologisk Museum The biggest zoological museum in Denmark, Copenhagen


til toppenA & C Black
Christopher Helm and Pica Press
The largest Ornithology Publisher of the World
til toppenThe Handbook of the Birds of the World The Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) is the first work ever to illustrate and deal in detail with all the species of birds in the world.
til toppenLutterworth Press 200 years old publishing house in Cambridge
til toppenNatural History Book Service The largest bookstore with natural history books in the world
til toppenWildside Books A large natural history antiquarian and new natural history books with a fine catalogue.
Juvenile Lanner Falcon painted by James Le Roux
Larger picture
Welcome any enquiries for commissioned art work on birds of southern Africa.

Private persons

til toppenAnders Pape Møller A very informative web site about APM and his team’s ongoing Barn Swallow research (started 1982)


til toppenEugen Kisselmann Eugen Kisselmann, animal painter
til toppenKlaus Dickmann Works with the Barn Owl project in the south of Jutland
til toppenMike Ramos Bird illustrator
til toppenDr J. Shergalin, Estonia Translate Russian papers to English
til toppenBIRDNET BIRDNET, the Ornithological Information source for America.