Resources

State of North America’s Birds 2016, from NABCI

“This report is based on the first-ever conservation vulnerability assessment for all 1,154 native bird species that occur in Canada, the continental United States, and Mexico. The assessment was compiled by a team of experts from all three countries. Of these 1,154 species, 432 qualified for the Watch List, indicating species of highest conservation concern based on high vulnerability scores across multiple factors.”

Audubon Minnesota
The Minnesota state office of the National Audubon Society
http://mn.audubon.org

Audubon Native Plants for Native Birds Database
http://www.audubon.org/native-plants

Audubon Birds and Climate Report
http://climate.audubon.org/

National Audubon Society
Birds, science, issues and action, education, Audubon at home, state chapters, environmental news
http://www.audubon.org

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
651-296-6157 or 888-MINNDNR
State parks, state forests, wildlife management areas, scientific and natural areas, bird lists
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us

Minnesota Ornithologists’ Union
Birding listserves, migration and nesting occurrence maps, state park bird lists, rare bird alert reports, all 87 Minnesota county bird lists, seasonal reports
http://moumn.org/

Guide to North American Birds by Audubon
http://www.audubon.org/field-guide

Jim Williams
Star Tribune writer and photographer Jim Williams has made many of his photographs available for use on the SPAS web site. Check out his Wingnut blog!
http://www.startribune.com/variety/blogs/Wingnut/

National Wildlife Refuges in Minnesota
http://www.fws.gov/midwest

National Parks in U.S. and MN
http://www.nps.gov

Minnesota Rare Bird Hotlines
Metro/Statewide: 763-780-8890
Duluth/ North Shore: 218-728-5030
Northwestern MN: 800-433-1888

MN Climate Endangered Bird List (9/15/2014)
http://mn.audubon.org/sites/g/files/amh601/f/climate-endangered-mn_web_1.pdf

Pine to Prairie Birding Trail Birding guide for Northwest Minnesota
http://www.mnbirdtrail.com

MNBirdNet Statewide Electronic Bird Club
Mnbird-request@linux2.winona.msus.edu

International Migratory Bird Day
International Migratory Bird Day is an invitation to celebrate and support migratory bird conservation!
https://www.fws.gov/birds/imbd/

Boreal Songbird Initiative
Includes checklist of birds
http://www.borealbirds.org

A kid’s Guide to the U.S. State Birds
https://www.mjjsales.com/kids-guide-us-state-birds.html

Home Hobbies: Bird-Watching
http://www.homeadvisor.com/r/birdwatching-guide/