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Birds of the World
The most comprehensive reference covering the life histories of North America’s breeding birds, from the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology and the American Ornithologist's Union. The West Chester University community has access to the full subscription of this resource.
Websites about Birds
All About Birds
An online bird guide, birding tips, and links to bird cams from the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology.
All about ornithology, the scientific study of birds; presented by the Ornithological Council.
Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, Macaulay Library
World's largest and oldest scientific archive of biodiversity audio and video recordings.
Feather Atlas - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Forensics Laboratory
This website is designed to assist feather identification by providing high-resolution scans of flight feathers of major groups of North American birds.
Internet Bird Collection
Online video library of the world's birds sponsored by the Handbook of the Birds of the World.
Life Histories of Familiar North American Birds
This is a web browser-based electronic book collection of Life Histories of North American Birds, selected from the hundreds of species biographies assembled and written by Arthur Cleveland Bent and his collaborators and published in a twenty-one volume series between 1919 and 1968 by the United States Government Printing Office.
Pennsylvania Society for Ornithology
Founded in 1990 to foster the study and appreciation of the birds of Pennsylvania and to promote the conservation of birds and their habitat.
Searchable Ornithological Research Archive.