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Owls
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Pelicans
Penguins
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  1. Avian Flu
  2. Pets
Lists
  1. Avian and Animal Veterinarians (Birds n Ways)
      Provides information to locate or gain referrals for bird vets or animal veterinarians. Also provides tips on the care of pets.

  2. Veterinarians (Birds n Ways)
      Provides information to locate or gain referrals for bird vets or animal veterinarians. Also provides tips on the care of pets. Visitors sometimes misspell as vetinary or vetinarian.

Materials
  1. Birding and Bird Sounds (Passport to Texas)
      Provides educational information about birds, as well as bird sounds. Sounds are in RealAudio. 6-99

Multimedia
  1. Environmental Issues (Living on Earth)
      Provides sounds messages related to environmental issues. Includes a search engine. 9-99

News
  1. Birds by Name (ExploringNature.org)
      Provides resources on birds by name. 01-09

  2. Birds of Prey (ExploringNature.org)
      Provides resources on birds of prey by name. 01-09

Papers
  1. Bird Watching (Leita)
      Provides links to birding and bird watching resources. Also contains information on bird feeders, identification and checklists, and more.

  2. Birds (Enchanted Learning)
      Provides descriptions, drawings, and a search engine that checks spelling. 8-99

  3. Birds (UCMP)
      Provides a study of the evolution of birds.

  4. Endangered or Threatened Bird (Texas Parks and Wildlife)
      Provides short descriptions and photos of the birds. 2-00

  5. Flu, Avian (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
      "Type A influenza viruses can infect several animal species, including birds, pigs, horses, seals and whales. Influenza viruses that infect birds are called “avian influenza viruses.” Birds are an especially important species because all known subtypes of influenza A viruses circulate among wild birds, which are considered the natural hosts for influenza A viruses. Avian influenza viruses do not usually directly infect humans or circulate among humans." 12-04

  6. Study: Birds Are Declining (Christian Science Monitor)
      "New data show the populations of some of America's well-known birds in a tailspin, thanks to the one-two punch of habitat fragmentation and, increasingly, global warming." 06-07

  7. Tragedy: Birds Collide into Urban Glass Towers (ABC News)
      "Between 100 million and one billion birds are killed every year in the United States when they crash into glass windows. And even one billion deaths might be a conservative estimate, says ornithologist Daniel Klem Jr. of Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pa." 11-06

Projects
  1. Migration and Seasonal Change Research Projects (Annenberg Foundation - Journey North)
      Journey North engages students in a global study of wildlife migration and seasonal change. K-12 students share their own field observations with classmates across North America. They track the coming of spring through the migration patterns of monarch butterflies, bald eagles, robins, hummingbirds, whooping cranes -- and other birds and mammals, the budding of plants, changing sunlight and other natural events. Find standards-based lesson plans, activities and information to help students make local observations and fit them into a global context. Widely considered a best-practices model for education, Journey North is the nation's premiere "citizen science" project for children. The general public is also welcome to participate. 8-04

   
   


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