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Biosecurity for Birds

www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_health/birdbiosecurity/

Biosecurity For Birds is an initiative to help keep poultry, pet, and wild birds healthy. On this website, find useful information about infectious bird diseases such as avian influenza (AI) and exotic Newcastle disease (END), as well as important information on backyard biosecurity practices to use in everyday routines of caring for birds.

Bird Checklists of the United States

www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/birds/chekbird/index.htm

From the USGS Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, click on a state and find checklists for birds at National Parks and Wildife Refuges and other federal areas.

Birds, Birds, Birds - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

www.fws.gov/birds/

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is the principal federal agency charged with protecting and enhancing the populations and habitat of more than 800 species of birds that spend all or part of their lives in the United States.

This sight has links for:

  • Education and Research - surveys, bird identification help and more.
  • Grants and Partnerships - for conservation.
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EPA - Bird Conservation

www.epa.gov/owow/birds/bird.html

There are many bird conservation programs and initiatives in the United States and more broadly in North America. Most involve extensive public-private partnerships and the efforts and talents of citizen volunteers. This section of the Environmental Protection Agency website highlights five of the largest initiatives such as Partners in Flight and Important Bird Areas and provides links to additional websites of potential interest.

Office of Migratory Bird Management

www.fws.gov/migratorybirds/

The Fish and Wildlife Service is the leading Federal agency for managing and conserving migratory birds in the United States. The Office of Migratory Bird Management is the branch that carries out the Service's responsibilities, which it does in concert with a host of participating partners, both domestic and foreign. The goals of the MBMO are to conserve migratory bird populations and ...

Patuxent Wildlife Research Center

www.pwrc.usgs.gov/birds/

The nation's first wildlife experiment station, the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center has been a leading international research institute for wildlife and applied environmental research. Scientists have been responsible for many important advances in natural resource conservation, especially in such areas as migratory birds, wildlife population analysis, waterfowl harvest, habitat management, wetlands, coastal zone and flood plain management, contaminan ...

Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center

nationalzoo.si.edu/SCBI/MigratoryBirds/default.cfm

The Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center is dedicated to fostering greater understanding, appreciation, and protection of the grand phenomenon of bird migration. The Center focuses on the causes for declines in migratory bird populations, and raises awareness for protecting habitat.

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