Reader Reviews

Bird Watching

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Urban Bird Sounds Project

January 26, 2009 -- From Regan, a reader, from Anchorage, AK, who is affiliated with the site.

Please take a moment to check out this wonderful project. Written and narrated by high school students from Boston, MA, the Urban Bird Sounds Project is an audio guide to the songs and calls of common urban (and suburban) birds. The guide features recordings of birds, tips and tricks for learning bird sounds, information about each of the 18 species featured, and short quizzes to help you review. There are also many photos of the birds as well as easily downloadable lessons and activities for teachers and students. The whole guide is available for download (for free) on the website ( or you can order a CD copy (also free)!

World of Hummingbirds

February 22, 2008 -- From CDG, a reader, from California, who is affiliated with the site.

The World of Hummingbirds .com is designed to the ultimate resource center for everything related to hummingbirds. Any information about hummingbirds you would ever want can be easily accessible with just a few clicks.

Caique Crazy

July 25, 2007 -- From Amy, age 17, from USA, who is affiliated with the site.

A site about parrots known as caiques (ky-eeks) and how to properly care for them as pets in your home. One of the most informational sites out there, and family friendly! Bird Feeder Cam

July 15, 2007 -- From Tom, from Theresa, NY USA, who is affiliated with the site.

Free bird feeder cam. Soon to come hummingbird feeder cam.

Pet Heart Prints

May 26, 2007 -- From Ozzie the Oscar, a reader, from Sydney, Australia, who is affiliated with the site.

Packaged full of very informative articles about many parrots, horses and other pets. Some excellent photos. Links to many other animal, bird and fish sites.

Parrot Cage | African Grey, Senegal, Pictures, Bird, Pet, Information!

June 26, 2006 -- From Tanja H., a reader, from Slovenia, who is affiliated with the site.

Parrot cage is a site dedicated to the parrots such as african grey parrot, meyers parrot and senegal parrot, but it is also an excellent resource for information on all birds and parrots.

Kodak Birdcam 2004

June 23, 2004 -- From Carolyn Bottomley, a reader who is not affiliated with the site

Mariah, a Peregrine Falcon, has returned to the Kodak Tower for eight years to raise her family. This year she had five babies. Pictures are great! She and Kaver are wonderful parents. Site has PDF curriculum for teachers.

Bird Friends of Lake Murray and San Diego County

March 31, 2004 -- From S. Streit, a reader from San Diego, CA, who is affiliated with the site

This site provides hundreds of photos and descriptions of birds photographed in the San Diego area. Very educational and good reference for what you may be seeing in your backyard or local park.

Hummingbird Hatchery

November 26, 2003 -- From an anonymous reader

This lady found a hummingbird nest and got pictures all the way from the egg to leaving the nest. Took twenty-four days from birth to flight. Be sure to click on next page at the bottom of each page.

Operation RubyThroat: The Hummingbird Project

January 12, 2001 -- From Bill Hilton Jr., a teacher from York, South Carolina who is affiliated with the site

Everybody loves hummingbirds, and these tiny feathered dynamos can be used to help students learn about science, math, geography, culture, and virtually any academic discipline. Operation RubyThroat is an award-winning cross-disciplinary project in which K-12 students, teachers, and others in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Central America collaborate to study behavior and distribution of the ruby- throated hummingbird.