Friday, June 8, 2012

The Remarkable eBird

According to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology: "The most abundant grebe in the world, the Eared Grebe breeds in shallow wetlands in western North America" and on April 13, an Eared Grebe was spotted in Fostoria, Ohio.  How do we know? This site is a project of the Cornell Lab and wonderful resource for bird-watchers of all levels and interests. Volumes of data, interactive maps, news and information. So why not checkout one of the following identification guides and try some watching of your own? You can then compare and share your results with others through the remarkable eBird.

Bird Watching Guides available at the Massillon Public Library:
  • The backyard bird lover's ultimate how-to guide : more than 200 easy ideas and projects for attracting and feeding your favorite birds by Sally Roth. [598.072/Rot]
  • The bird watching answer book : everything you need to know to enjoy birds in your backyard and beyond by Laura Erickson. [598.0723/Eri]
  • Birds: an explore your world handbook by Discovery Books. [598/Bir]
  • Birding for beginners: a comprehensive introduction to the art of birdwatching by Sheila Buff. [598.0723/Buf]

1 comment:

  1. Cool!! Thnaks for the info!!