Links to other great web sites
I know I've missed many good sites. These are sites that
I have used recently or people with whom I have had personal contact. They
are grouped roughly by instruction/reference,
Arthur Morris / Birds as Art.
Art is a great bird photographer and an excellent teacher. I highly recommend
his photo instructional tours, his books (the best for bird work), and his art
Moose Peterson / Wildlife
Research Photography. Moose is well known for his wildlife
photographs, which include many birds. His news letter is well done and
very informative, as are his books on wildlife photography. He also runs
instructional training sessions.
Watching Magazine. (Formerly Birder's World) An excellent magazine on birding. The online site carries archives of many
The Virtual Birder.
An online resource for birders and photographers.
Reviews, articles, critiques, portfolios, news, questions/answers about bird and outdoor
photography, with comments by Art Morris.
Photographers. An online magazine for nature photographers including a
readers forum and galleries.
Photographer Magazine. This is a "how-to" magazine, published bimonthly in print form, intended for nature photographers and nature enthusiasts who range from
beginners to professionals. The web site provides a sampling of its contents.
Magazine is one of the most beautifully presented publications in the
market. It features great images from photographers worldwide. It
conducts several contests throughout the year and hosts an exhibit at the
One reference for photographic training in general and degree
programs -- an overview of schools: Photography
Degrees, a site which is compiled by Lauren Herrin for those
interested in careers in photography.
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
is a great general resource on ornithology and conservation, and includes an
online bird guide.
National Audubon Society.
The national organizations home page, with headings on conservation, birds and
science, books, and local Audubon groups.
New Jersey Audubon Society.
Not to slight other Audubon chapters, but I am most involved in New Jersey, so I
list this one. Others may be found under the National site.
Rockland Audubon Society.
This another is a very active group providing lectures, field trips, and
important conservation information.
Institution, Division of Birds. Provides information on birds around
the world, and photographs by the staff and associates.
Society. Well known organization with many resources.
NANPA North American Nature
Photography Association. Lots of information about nature photography and
photographers, and resources for photographers.
The Wilderness Society.
The Wilderness Society works to protect America's wilderness
and to develop a nation-wide network of wild lands through public education, scientific analysis and advocacy.
Often carries articles and photographs related to birding.
i-bird.com. An international
birding information resource. Very extensive data on birds and
sites. The web site is currently being up-dated and should be checked
Wheeler. Known especially for his work on raptors. Great photographs and
drawings. Among other things, Brian provides detailed information on
raptors at all stages of their development from juvenile to adult.
Darrell Miller. Darrell
presents many great photographs on this site -- from his photo trips in many
areas. Very high quality images for a web presentation.
Shaw Carey. Specializes
in multi-image slide shows for birders and workshops on bird photography.
Kevin T. Karlson. A New Jersey photographer who is a
frequent contributor to many birding magazines. Kevin lectures,
conducts workshops, and leads tours -- his work is spectacular.
Russ Kerr has a site
called "Majesty of Birds" with great images and prints for sale.
His flight shots are superb.
has lots of great images of birds. The site is a simple listing but it's
worth going through for the images.
Don Cohen has many images
on display, many from the tours and teaching he does. I have had great
experiences working with Don in Costa Rica.
Roy Toft has many
galleries featuring wildlife of all types, including many birds. Roy leads many
photographic trips to Costa Rica (and elsewhere) and has a very fine book about
the OSA peninsula.
conducts workshops and teaches about bird photography. His special
interest is in pairing gorgeous perches with beautiful birds, showcasing their
natural environment with simple elegance.
Joe & Mary Ann
McDonald are well known for their safaris, workshops, and images. I have had
great reports from friends who have traveled with them. They cover all
types of wildlife, including birds.
John Reiter is a
local friend whose web site contains many of his file wildlife images.
John was Nature's Best Magazine Grand Prize winner in 2010. His photography
includes many types of nature and wildlife images.
Chris Dei is another local
friend whose web site illustrates her very distinctive style highlighting images of
presents all types of nature photography including birds.
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.
This the FWS home page with connections to all regions and news of activities.
Fish & Wildlife Service-Southeast. This is a link to their listing
of publications for sites in the southeast region. There are many useful
Wildlife Refuge System. Information is also available from GORP,
and L.L. Bean Park Search.
"Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, FL. One on the great
locations for birding and photography.
Bird Observatory, NJ. A center tracking and coordinating many activities
for birding in particular and conservation in general.
B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, NJ. Also known as the Brigantine
Sanctuary, this is a drive-thru site that provides great opportunities for
Middleton's Fish Camp,
FL. The main site at Blue Cypress Lake, Vero Beach, FL where there
are excellent opportunities to see and photograph ospreys.
Flat Rock Brook, NJ.
A small park in northeastern New Jersey which is especially good for
photographing water birds.
Celery Farm Nature Area, NJ. Maintained by the Fyke Nature
this 107 acre freshwater wetland in Bergen County New Jersey is a great place
for birders and photographers.
First Bridge Marina, NJ. This
marina, run by Rusty Draper, is great for kayak tours through the marsh lands
around Great Bay, NJ. Officially in Tuckerton, NJ, it is physically out on
the Great Bay Blvd.
Aqua Trails, NJ. This is a
kayak nature tour operation in Cape May area which goes through a salt marsh
ecosystem. It is run by Mike and Lisa Bernstein, though I know of it through
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