Resources

hooded warbler photo by Joan Parry

Reference books
Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America
Field Guide to North American Birds by Ken Kaufman
Binoculars
8 X 42 ( size)
Swift – inexpensive but good brand
Eagle

Websites
http://www.feederwatch.org (Join Feederwatch to report the numbers of birds at your feeders from November through March.)
http://www.allaboutbirds.org ( click on link for new birders)
http://my.nature.org/birds/habitats ( from Nature Conservancy)
http://www.battaly.com/nehw ( guide for hawks)
http://www.audubon.org/games/mission-migration
http://www.audubonaction.org/ ( Read about environmental initiatives and what you can do.)
http://www.libird.com (Long Island birding website lists walks and bird sightings.)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7xBLvMIBZU injured baby hummingbird
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/volunteer/bird_songs_interactive.html identifying bird calls
http://enature.com/challenge/BirdCallChallenge.asp identifying bird calls
http://blog.press.princeton.edu/2013/02/19/download-your-free-crossley-id-guide-samplers-pdfs/ beautiful free download of bird guide
Audubon websites
http://ny.audubon.org (NY),
http://www.Audubon.org (national)
THE OTHER LONG ISLAND CHAPTERS ARE:
Eastern Long Island Audubon Society http://www.easternlongislandaudubonsociety.org/
Four Harbors Audubon Society http://www.fourharborsaudubon.org
Great South Bay Audubon Society http://www.gsbas.org/
Huntington Audubon Society http://www.hobaudubon.org/
New York City Audubon Society http://www.nycaudubon.org
North Fork Audubon Society http://www.northforkaudubon.org/
South Shore Audubon Society http://www.ssaudubon.org
Other environmental organizations of particular interest to Long Islanders are:
Queens County Bird Club http://www.qcbirdclub.org
New York State Ornithological Society http://www.nybirds.org