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Additional Web and Print Resources

Web Sites

The Jerusalem Bird Observatory
Web site of one of the few traditional birdwatching areas in Jerusalem.

Migrating Birds Know No Boundaries
Extensive information on the Middle East’s migrating birds.

Israel Nature and National Parks Protection Authority
Information on Israel’s parks and their programs.

Children for the Protection of Nature in Palestine
Web site for a bird banding station in Beit Jalla.

Neot Kedumim
The biblical landscape reserve where much of Lost World of the Holy Land was filmed.

Nature Conservation in Israel
Informative web page from the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The Ein Gedi Reserve
A description from the Jewish Agency for Israel.

Noah’s Ark Search
Site offering information on the search for the ark.

The Search for Noah’s Ark
Another site looking for clues.


Cottridge, David. BIRDS OF ISRAEL AND THE MIDDLE EAST. London: Ralph Curtis, 2001.

Menache, Susan. THE MAMMALS OF ISRAEL. New York: Geffen Books, 2002.

Niemi, Tina. THE DEAD SEA: THE LAKE AND ITS SETTING. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Porter, R.F. et al. FIELD GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF THE MIDDLE EAST. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1996.

Strutin, Michael. DISCOVERING NATURAL ISRAEL. London: Jonathan David Publishers, 2001.



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