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Information resources for ornithological studies

Databases & Indexes

Some people just start browsing the journals or grab a field guide. Others make a more methodical search through the databases to find specific information. When starting research, the later is recommended although GoogleScholar is not a bad place especially if you do not access to the specialized databases.

  • Avibase - Includes distribution information, taxonomy, synonyms in several languages and more on over 10,000 species and 22,000 subspecies worldwide.