Birds and Birding


Flora and Fauna

National Audubon Society
Audubon California

Fresno Area Birding Sites
All About Birds (Cornell Lab of Ornithology)
American Birding Association
American Bird Conservancy
Beginners Guide to Bird Watching – great bird watching info for beginners, with links to resources on bird identification, binoculars, ethics, & clubs. – Songs and calls of over 600 North American birds.
Bird Note – Radio Shows about Birds, podcasts on line
California Avian Data Center
How to Report a Banded Bird
Point Blue
2013 Birdathon Results on Behalf of Point Blue
Raptor Resource Project
Western Field Ornithologists
The Peregrine Fund
West Nile Prevention – Report Dead Birds

The US Fish and Wildlife Service has a great page with a lot of information about providing nestboxes for a wide variety of species, including:
* Nestbox plans and design
* Placement
* Protection from Predators
* Preserving Habitat
Ahwahnee Hills Regional Park
Sierra Nevada Alliance
Mariposans for the Environment and Responsible Government
Sierra Foothill Conservancy
        Sierra Foothill Conservancy Hikes, Classes and Events
Upper Merced River Watershed Council
Raptors are The Solution (saving wildlife from rodenticides)


Focusing on Wildlife
BISON (Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation), web resource for species occurrence data, managed by the U.S. Geological Survey.
Link suggested by local Girl Scouts troop on the functions of Hair, Fur and Feathers


Wildflower Conservancy
Cal Flora
California Native Plant Society – Sierra Foothills Chapter
Mariposa Wildflowers
Local Wildflower Identification Guide


Mammals of Yosemite National Park

Amphibians and Reptiles

Amphibia Web
California Herps

Insects and Spiders

California Butterflies
Discover Life – Butterfly ID Guide
What’s That Bug – Guide to Insect ID
Bug Guide (good for insects and spiders)
Field Key to Dragonflies of California
California Dragonflies
Laurie from the Enriching Kids group, found this great page: Eyes of Insects

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