Links

Links and Resources

Websites/Phone Links/Books 

Emergencies:

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation listing of state rehabilitators for song birds:    http://www.dec.ny.gov/cfmx/extapps/sls_searches/index.cfm?p=live_rehab 

Suffolk Co.:  North Fork Animal Hospital can be contacted 24/7 at 631-765-2400 and/or the Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center in Hampton Bays at  631-728-9453. 

Cornell University School of Veterinary Medicine: http://www.vet.cornell.edu/hospital/services/wildlife/ 


Links to Bluebird Organizations:

North American Bluebird Society:  http://www.nabluebirdsociety.org/

NABS promotes the recovery of bluebirds and other cavity nesters.  (This link will give you the current links to the other North American Bluebird Society’s affiliates in the United States and Canada.)


Links to Other Bluebird Pages:

All About Eastern Bluebirds:   http://sialis.org/index.html   Best site for all the bluebird information you want to know and more. 

American Bird Conservancy:   http://abcbirds.org/

Information about bluebirdshttp://bluebirdnut.com/

Bluebird forum: http://bluebirdnutcafe.com


Links to Other Birding Programs:

Cornell Lab of Ornithology:  homepage  http://www.birds.cornell.edu/Page.aspx?pid=1478

             Nestwatch – A nest box monitoring project from Cornell.  Join and enter your nesting data.

             eBird – A joint project between Cornell Lab of Ornithology and Audubon where you can record  and access birding observations.

New York State Purple Martin Project, http://www.friendsofiroquoisnwr.org/purplemartins/index.html

The Purple Martin Conservation Association:  https://www.purplemartin.org/

Tree Swallow website http://www.treeswallowprojects.com/index.html

Wilson Ornithological Society http://www.wilsonsociety.org                     


Links to other helpful websites:

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation – Attracting wildlife to your yard:

 http://www.dec.ny.gov/public/44391.html

 New York State Native Plant Listing:  http://www.plantnative.org/rpl-nypanj.htm


Links to bluebird and other birding commercial pages: 

Please note

Please check the NYSBS items for sale before buying elsewhere.  Buying from us helps us raise money to bring you this site.

The NYSBS does not officially endorse these sites or their products.  They are here for your reference.

Bluebird and other items for sale: 

TMB Studios:  http://tmbstudios.com

Purple Martin Conservation Organization:   https://www.purplemartin.org/

Wild Birds Unlimited:  http://www.wbu.com/   

Birding Tours in NYS and the USA:  http://lakeshorenaturetours.com/


Links for photos of bluebirds and other cavity nesters:

Douglas Domedion:  Search:  Douglas Domedion and bird photos

David Kinneer  http://www.secondcousindave.smugmug.com/

Kenn & Temple  https://kenn3d.smugmug.com/

Jerry Acton  http://www.jerryacton.com/Videos/Jerry-Acton-Nature-Photography/

Cherie Layton  http://bluebirdnut.com/


Bluebird Books:

The Bluebird Monitor’s Guide, Berger, Kridler and Grigg, 2001, HarperCollins.  This book is out of print but might be found in collections of old books or online.  It is a great resource on bluebirds and other cavity nesters.

Children’s Bluebird Activity Book, Pearman, 2009, Mountain Bluebird Trails.  A free PDF version of this booklet can be downloaded at http://mountainbluebirdtrails.com/ This is a great book for children.  The book is for sale on the Items for Sale listing on the NYSBS website http://nysbs.org

Bluebird Trails A Guide to Success, Scriven, 1999, Shapco Printing.  A basic guide for those monitoring bluebird trails.  The book is for sale on the Items for Sale listing on the NYSBS website http://www.nysbs.org.

Bluebird Book A Complete Guide to Attracting Bluebirds, Stokes, 1999, Little, Brown and Company.  A beginner’s guide to attracting bluebirds and their behaviors.  The book is for sale on the Items for Sale listing on the NYSBS website http://www.nysbs.org.