Australian and overseas birding resources

image - Eastern Osprey
Eastern Osprey © L. Sulakatku

The web sites of the following birding resources may be linked via their headings.

Avibase is an extensive database information system about all birds of the world, containing over 4.5 million records about 10,000 species and 22,000 subspecies of birds, including distribution information, taxonomy, synonyms in several languages, and more.

Birdata is a Birds Australia site which provides detailed atlas information on distribution of bird species Australia by month.

Birding Aus is an on-line blog for everyone with an interest in Australia's wild birds, their conservation and behaviour.

Birdwatching in and near Cooktown provides information about North Queensland birdwatching locations, accommodation, tours and links to other birding resources.

Birdphotos Greg Holland and Leon Keasey provide images of hundreds of species of Australia birds with informative notes.

Birds in Backyards is a research, education and conservation program focusing on the birds that live where people live. It provides notes on a wide range of bird species, and identification aids.

Birdway contains Ian Montgomery’s photographs of a wide range of Australian and overseas birds.

Broome Bird Observatory established by Birds Australia, is dedicated to the conservation of migratory shorebirds.

Cooloola Birding For information on birding at Cooloola Mountains to Shore.

Ecology Centre, University of Queensland (Director – Prof Hugh Possingham) conducts a range of environmental teaching and research.  The Spatial Ecology Lab provides useful information on Oxley Creek Common and Sherwood Forest Park.

Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) provides detailed information on, and maps of, parks and forests throughout Queensland, including any current alerts.

Eremaea Birdlines is a service provided by Birdlife Australia for reporting and recording unusual and interesting observations of wild birds in Australia. Reports may be transferred as checklists to the eBird database and thus appear on the eBird web site and be made available to researchers according to the eBird data usage conditions.

Eremaea eBird is a great place to keep your personal bird records and at the same time contribute to global conservation and research. It allows you to record the birds you see, keep track of your bird lists, explore dynamic maps and graphs, and share your sightings with the eBird community.

Fatbirder provides information about birds, birding and birdwatching for birders anywhere in the world.

Girraween National Park. Vanessa and Chris Ryan’s website dedicated to Girraween National Park, Queensland, providing comprehensive information and photographs of the park’s natural resources.

Graeme Chapman has images of most Australian bird species on his website.

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