Extraordinary Birds
Additional Web and Print Resources

Web Sites

Rufous Hummingbird
http://www.hummingbirdsplus.org/rufous.html
An article on this long-distance migrant by Bob Sargent.

Falcon Cam
www.greenworks.tv/falcon/index.asp
Learn about this proud bird of prey from a collection of links, articles, and newsletters.

Peregrine Fund
http://www.peregrinefund.org/
Information on the peregrine and other birds of prey from a leading conservation group.

Hummingbirds.net
http://www.hummingbirds.net/
Useful source for information on attracting, watching, feeding, and studying North American hummingbirds.

Pigeons During the World Wars
http://cedarvalley.virtualave.net/articles/wartimebirds/wartime_birds.htm
See and read about those fighting homing pigeons at this collection of links.

Photo Gallery of Indian Birds
http://www.geocities.com/rs_suresh/photo.html
Profiles of colorful Indian species from R.S. Suresh.

Borch’s Falconry
http://users.cybercity.dk/~ccc12787/homeeng.html
Information and links on falconry and birds of prey.

What is Falconry?

http://www.n-a-f-a.org/htm/aboutfal_main.htm
Learn the answer from The North American Falconers Association.

Thoroughbreds of the Air
http://www.interbug.com/pigeon/race_horses_of_the_sky/
Everything you need to know about racing pigeons.

 

BOOKS

Attenborough, David. THE LIFE OF BIRDS. New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1998.

del Hoyo, Josep. HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF THE WORLD: BARN OWLS TO HUMMINGBIRDS. New York: Buteo Books, 1999.

Grimmett, Richard. BIRDS OF INDIA. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1999.

Harris, Lee William. FALCONRY FOR BEGINNERS: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE SPORT. New York: Swan Hill Press, 1999.

Higdon, Pam. THE ESSENTIAL AFRICAN GREY. New York: IDG Books Worldwide, 1999.

Johnsgard, Paul A. THE HUMMINGBIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1997.

Kitchen, Bert. THE BARN OWL. New York: Larousse Kingfisher Chambers, 1999.

Pawson, Ernest. PIGEON RACING: SCIENCE AND PRACTICE. Amsterdam: Van Schaik, 2000.

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