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Birds of the World  🎓

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Birds of the World is a research database that brings together scholarly content from four reference works of ornithology:

  • Birds of North America
  • The Handbook of the Birds of the World
  • Neotropical Birds
  • Bird Families of the World

With the integration of bird observations from eBird and images from Macaulay Library, Birds of the World is a powerful ornithological resource that provides comprehensive information about each bird species, including characteristics, distribution, systematics, migration, habitat, food habits, behaviour, breeding, conservation and sounds.

More information about the source content: https://birdsoftheworld.org/bow/content/source-content

In-depth overview of Birds of the World: https://birdsoftheworld.org/bow/news/whats-new/

 

Birds of North America (N.1 1993 to N.716 2002) is available in print at Woodward Library (http://resolve.library.ubc.ca/cgi-bin/catsearch?bid=1239919).

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Subjects

Forestry; Zoology

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Streaming Audio, Maps, Streaming Video