Birding Resources


Hunting Optics from Eagle Optics


BOOKS: GA birds, locations, hotspots


The Birder's Library a book review site by Grant McCreary

The Breeding Bird Atlas of Georgia by Todd M. Schneider, Giff Beaton, Timothy S. Keyes, Nathan A. Klaus

Annotated Checklist of Georgia Birds by Giff Beaton et. al., 2003, GOS Occasional Publication No. 14

Birding Georgia by Giff Beaton

Birds of Kennesaw Mountain by Giff Beaton, 2004

Common Birds of Atlanta by Jim Wilson and Anselm Atkins

Common Birds of Coastal Georgia by Jim Wilson

Birds of Laurens County by Thomas Patterson, 2004

The Breeding Birds of Haralson Co. by Michael Bell, 2004

The Ecology of Fruit-Eating Birds in Georgia by James B. Ferrari and Jerry A. Payne, 2009, GOS Occasional Publication No. 18


WEBSITES: GA birds, locations, hotspots's Where to Bird in Georgia an old conglomerate, some stuff is outdated

Birding Adventures, Inc. Georgann Schmalz's gentle introduction to birds and birding

Georgia's Colonial Coast Birding Trail a GA DNR guide to birding the coast

Fernbank Science Center's Ornithology Web informational pages geared toward kids

Georgia Museum of Natural History's Ornithology Specimen Collection

Georgia Rare Bird Alerts (GOS) phone number and links to other areas on GOS website

Giff Beaton's Bird Topics Kennesaw Mtn., birding hotspots, warbler ID, birding links

Important Bird Areas Program in Georgia link to IBA page within our own website

Sams Lake Bird Sanctuary

US Fish & Wildlife Service - Endangered and Threatened Birds in GA

Birdwatching for Couch Potatos A beginner's guide to the rewarding hobby of birdwatching



Other Environmental Links


Chattahoochee Nature Center

Chattahoochee River NRA

Coast Environmental Organization of Georgia

Dunwoody Nature Center

Earth Share of Georgia

Georgia Conservancy

Georgia Environmental Council

Georgia Piedmont Land Trust

Georgia River Network

Georgia Water Bill of Rights

Georgia Water Coalition

Georgia Wildlife Federation

Nature Conservancy - Georgia Chapter

Sierra Club in Georgia

Southern Conservation Trust

Trees Atlanta

Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper

Woodlands Garden



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