Taxonomy & Bird Names

This section includes both the science of naming (taxonomy) and sites helping with common names or translation of names into other languages....

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Ornithology

You can access the pages in this section from the drop-down main menu… this page gives you some general links or ones...

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Non-Passerines

There is one Fatbirder page for each of the families listed below. Each page carries a photograph of one member of the...

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Banding or Ringing

Much of what we know about birds, and most especially migration, has been learnt from studies involving the catching and identification of...

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Passerines

Passerines are also known as perching birds, the literal meaning of the word, in North America they are called songbirds although not...

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Birding Organisations

Every self-respecting birder should be a member of at least two organisations ensuring that her or his contribution is doing something to...

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Study & Bird Behaviour

This section has links to a number of websites concerned generally with the study of birds and, in particular their behaviour. There...

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Conservation

This section has links to websites concerned with the conservation of birds. Some sites are resources to conservationists, others are of conservation...

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Ornithology Courses

There are surprisingly few Ornithology courses in light of the fact that there are many millions of birders. However, there are some...

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