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San Antonio Audubon Society

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LOCAL

SATXbirds -- an e-mail discussion list about birding in the San Antonio area, a great way to keep up with local birding.

Mitchell Lake Wetlands Society

Mitchell Lake Audubon Center - for access and schedule of events; Director Susan Albert, 210-628-1639

San Antonio Virtual Nature Center - by the Bexar Audubon Society on behalf of the San Antonio Environmental Network (SAEN), an "informal framework for collaboration among environmental and conservation-minded organizations in the San Antonio region."

San Antonio's Water

Last Chance Forever: the Bird of Prey Conservancy - Located in NW San Antonio, LCF's mission is the rehabilitation and release of injured and orphaned raptors; (210) 499_4080.

Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Inc. - Located near Boerne, WRR is dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of orphaned, injured, and displaced wildlife, and is a sanctuary for non-releasable wildlife. Emergencies: (210) 698_1709.

Wild Animal Orphanage - a permanent sanctuary in NW Bexar County, dedicated to giving quality lifetime care to unwanted, abused, and non-releasable wild and exotic animals

San Antonio Botanical Society - the organization that supports the Botanical Garden; includes a Bird Checklist

San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department - city-owned park info and coming events; The Natural Area Parks



STATE-WIDE

Other Clubs -- for a good list of Audubon chapters and other birding groups in Texas, check out Texas Audubon's Birding Links page

The Open Directory Project page for Recreation: Birding: North America: United States: Texas -- links to more Texas birding web sites

Texas Online Clearinghouse: An online database of Texas bird records

TEXBIRDS Reference Page includes frequently asked questions, from the Texas Audubon Society; an email discussion list (listserve) for Texas birders and those interested in Texas birds and their ecology.

TEXBIRDS Archives -- view past postings from the mailing list

Texas Bluebird Society

Birds of the Upper Texas Coast -- and much more

Texas Ornithological Society (TOS)

Texas Bird Records Committee -- report rare bird sightings for validation of state records

Texas Parks & Wildlife Department -- or go straight to the TPWD Nature page

Wild Texas: Park Directory -- browse or search among 264 Texas parks

The Nature Writers of Texas - The best nature writing from the newspaper, magazine, blog and book authors of the Lone Star State



NATIONAL OR GENERAL

USGS
Bird ID Infocenter, U.S. Geological Survey's Patuxent Bird Identification InfoCenter -- photographs, songs, videos, identification tips, maps, and life history information for North American birds.
NABBS
North American Breeding Birds Survey, info and results; also from the USGS Patuxent Bird InfoCenter
Auk
The American Ornithologists' Union (AOU) Check-list of North American Birds -- including a downloadable pdf version; the official source on the taxonomy of birds found in North and Middle America
ABA logo

American Birding Association

Cornell Lab
NAS

National Audubon Society:

NABS
North American Bluebird Society
eNature.com

National Wildlife Federation's eNature site -- online field guides (with audio) and life lists for birds, mammals, insects, butterflies, reptiles, etc.; regional nature guides; backyard habitat planning, and lots more

NWF
National Wildlife Federation has information on Birds and Global Warming.
butterflies

Butterflies and Moths of North America - from the Big Sky Institute at Montana State University and the NBII Mountain Prairie Information Node

ManyBirds offers free video clips of birds -- many from San Antonio -- and other creatures; Malcolm Mark Swan's video files are generously available in several formats and instructions are included.

eBird -- Where your bird sightings make a difference! From The Cornell Lab of Ornithology and The National Audubon Society, your own online database for recording bird sightings from anywhere in North America.

Purple Martin
Purple Martin Conservation Association - devoted exclusively to the scientific study of Purple Martins (Progne subis), their biology, and habitat requirements.

Sun and Moon Information from the U.S. Naval Observatory

Web Cams allow you to watch [virtually] live photos from locations all over the world; lots of fun and educational, too! Spring and Summer are obviously the best times to watch nest-building, but feeder cams are great in the winter here in the U.S.



SAAS MEMBERS & FRIENDS SITES

While Out Birding -- Joan and Lynn Lasswell's terrific photos of field trips, scenery and wildlife

Martin Reid's Web Site has wonderful photos of not only birds but butterflies and odonata (damselflies and dragonflies).

Warbler Woods -- from Susan and Don Schaezler's place near Cibolo; tons of photos and property records from this fabulous location

McClintock Birding Page -- Jan and Rick's yard list and photos of visiting wildlife

The Fauna and Flora of Kerr County, Texas from Tony Gallucci

Sabinal River Valley Natural History site from Mitch Heindel -- all about the Utopia area

Birds & Critters page from Leslie Linehan and Michael Howell's Horizontal Heavens Observatory web site

JnB Birds is a large collection of great photos from Joanne and Brad Alprin, indexed, and with the tech specs on each photo included

Rowe Elliott's new galleries on PBase are rapidly filling with his great bird shots.

Aves Y Mas -- Andy & Wendy Garcia's photo collection of North American birds and more

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