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Birds

American Bird Conservancy
Dedicated to the conservation of wild birds and their habitats in the Americas.
Animal Diversity Web
Species accounts, photos, and some sound and video clips for 1600 species of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, sharks, bony fishes, mollusks, arthropods, and echinoderms from throughout the world.
Bird Links to the World
Birding on the Web
Birdingonthe.Net
BIRDNET
The home page and ornithological information resource of the Ornithological Council.
Birdwatching Dot Com - About Wild Birds and Birding
Offers advice and tips for new birders, a section on birding software for the Mac and PCs, information on optics, bird lore and much more.
Catalog of Museum Collections
A growing resource of online data bases of museum collections and related resources.
DUCKDATA
A Bibliographic Data Base for North American Waterfowl and Their Wetland Habitats
Electronic Resources on Ornithology
Endangered Species Information Network
Information on federally and state listed endangered, threatened and sensitive species as well as other species of conservation concern in the Pacific Northwest.
GeoGraphical Birding Guide
HUDSON BAY PROJECT: Ecosystem Studies and Conservation of Coastal Arctic Tundra
Illinois Natural History Survey
A Magellan 4-star site featuring information on biodiversity, entomology, aquatic ecology, and wildlife ecology and some downloadable GIS data.
International Crane Foundation
World center for the conservation of cranes.
International Goose Research Group
Established to facilitate the exchange of information concerning goose research and managers, both amongst those actively working with geese, and between the scientific and management community and the general public.
Journey North
Geared towards students, a learning tool that uses the Internet in a global study of wildlife migration and seasonal change.
Massachusetts Audubon Society -- Conserving Grassland Birds
Presents information concerning the conservation of birds on small, large, and agricultural grassland areas.
Minnesota Ornithologists' Union
A fantastic home page on birds found in Minnesota, including distribution maps, publications about Minnesota birds, species at risk, rare bird sightings, and much more.
National Audubon Society Online Field Guides
This site offers online searchable field guides to over 4,800 plant and animal species. Derived from 35 different Audubon Society Field Guides, Regional Guides, and Nature Guides, the database is keyword-searchable by group (mammals, amphibians, fishes, trees, etc.) or browseable within subheadings for each group.
National Park Service Flora and Fauna Database
Formerly "Birds at Selected National Parks."
Neartica: The Natural World of North America
A collection of links and other information pertaining to the natural world of North America
The North American Bird Conservation Initiative (NABCI): Integrated Bird Conservation in the United States
This site is dedicated to promoting and advancing integrated bird conservation in the United States.
North American Bird Sounds
Sounds of North American birds including calls, songs, wing sounds, and bill rattles.
The North American Breeding Bird Survey
A variety of data and information on birds, including population trends, analysis and interpretation, annual indices, abundance and trend maps, and songs and pictures of common North American birds.
Partners In Flight
A conservation initiative launched in 1990 in response to growing concerns about declines in the populations of many land bird species.
The Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota
Includes information on the mission, history, and research of the Raptor Center, an international medical facility for birds of prey.
South Dakota Birds
Devoted to birds and birding in the State of South Dakota.
Strategies for Bird Conservation: The Partners in Flight Planning Process
This web site is the electronic proceedings of the 1995 Partners in Flight (PIF) International Workshop, "Partners in Flight Conservation Plan: Building Consensus for Action."
The Virtual Birder
An on-line magazine for birders and bird watchers, each issue focuses on a timely group of birds or birding destination.
Washington Breeding Bird Atlas
Wild Wing: Heading North
Tracks radiocollared snow geese as they migrate north.
Wing Photos
A University of Puget Sound website that provides an extensive collection of bird wing photos.
Wisconsin Breeding Bird Atlas
Provides records, data summaries, species maps and images for the breeding birds of Wisconsin.
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Fishes

Animal Diversity Web
Species accounts, photos, and some sound and video clips for 1600 species of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, sharks, bony fishes, mollusks, arthropods, and echinoderms from throughout the world.
Catalog of Museum Collections
A growing resource of online data bases of museum collections and related resources.
Endangered Species Information Network
Information on federally and state listed endangered, threatened and sensitive species as well as other species of conservation concern in the Pacific Northwest.
A global information system on fishes
The heart of the site is two databases, FishBase and LarvalBase, both databases can be keyword searched or browsed by common name or scientific name.
Illinois Natural History Survey
A Magellan 4-star site featuring information on biodiversity, entomology, aquatic ecology, and wildlife ecology and some downloadable GIS data.
National Audubon Society Online Field Guides
This site offers online searchable field guides to over 4,800 plant and animal species. Derived from 35 different Audubon Society Field Guides, Regional Guides, and Nature Guides, the database is keyword-searchable by group (mammals, amphibians, fishes, trees, etc.) or browseable within subheadings for each group.
National Park Service Flora and Fauna Database
Neartica: The Natural World of North America
A collection of links and other information pertaining to the natural world of North America
Native Fish Conservancy
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Habitats

Climate Change and Its Impact on Biodiversity
Bibliography of peer-reviewed and gray literature focusing on climate change and its impacts on flora and fauna species and critical supporting ecosystems.
Endangered Species Information Network
Information on federally and state listed endangered, threatened and sensitive species as well as other species of conservation concern in the Pacific Northwest.
Friends of the Prairie Learning Center
Includes information on the Prairie Learning Center at the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge.
Grazing Management: An Ecological Perspective
A 1991 book written to help resource managers broaden their perspective relative to management of grazing animals and heighten their awareness of the role they play in maintaining the integrity of ecological systems.
Iowa Prairie Network
Information to learn about, teach about, enjoy and protect Iowa's prairie heritage.
Konza Prairie Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Program
Information about the Konza Prairie Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Program and other research at the Konza Prairie Biological Station.
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
Information on the restoration and management of Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie.
National Audubon Society Online Field Guides
This site offers online searchable field guides to over 4,800 plant and animal species. Derived from 35 different Audubon Society Field Guides, Regional Guides, and Nature Guides, the database is keyword-searchable by group (mammals, amphibians, fishes, trees, etc.) or browseable within subheadings for each group.
The National Soil DataBase (NSDB)
A set of computer readable files which contain soil, landscape, and climatic data for all of Canada.
Neartica: The Natural World of North America
A collection of links and other information pertaining to the natural world of North America
On the Prairie
Includes information geared toward students, including an interactive game to restore a prairie.
Prairies Forever
Dedicated to promoting the ecological and cultural significance of the American prairie through education, outreach, and public engagement.
The Tallgrass Prairie in Illinois
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Condition, Values, And Loss Of Natural Functions Of Prairie Wetlands Of The North-Central United States

Conceptual Process Model for Basin-type Wetlands of the Prairie Pothole Region
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Invertebrates

Moths and Butterflies

Alberta Butterflies
Includes tips for beginners, results of butterfly counts, and other information about butterflies in Alberta.
Alexanor
Contains a species list, literature sources, statistics, databases, mapping, and photos of butterflies in the SW Ukraine territory.
Butterflies and Moths of Southern Vancouver Island
A descriptive guide to the butterflies and moths of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.
Butterflies of Southeastern Arizona
Butterflies of Utah
A stand-alone resource dedicated to the butterflies of Utah.
Butterflies of Northern Mexico and Sonora
Photos of butterflies from Sonora state, Mexico.
Butterflies on the Wings of Freedom
General information about butterflies, including a kids section, photos taken with an electron microscope and a high speed shooting of a hummingbird hawkmoth's flight.
Butterflies Starting Page
This site helps people to examine more matters about butterflies by providing links to the best butterfly websites on the Internet.
Butterfly Net International
A network of connections that will facilitate communication among butterfly phylogenetic researchers around the world.
Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of the French Antilles
A listing moth and butterfly species occuring in Guadeloupe and Martinique, France
Catocala
Pictures and information about the underwing moths of Canada and the United States.
Children's Butterfly Site
A site geared towards children, it provides colorful pictures, life cycles, and coloring pages for many species of moths and butterflies.
The Connecticut Butterfly Atlas Project
Contains detailed distribution maps for Connecticut.
Dave Powell's Butterfly Site
Electronic Resources on Lepidoptera
Extensive listing of links.
Endangered Species Information Network
Information on federally and state listed endangered, threatened and sensitive species as well as other species of conservation concern in the Pacific Northwest.
Entomology Collection
A searchable database of the E. H. Strickland Entomological Museum of the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Alberta.
Georgia Lepidoptera
Moths and Butterflies of Georgia and the Southeastern United States.
The International Lepidoptera Survey: The Taxonomic Report
A non-profit organization devoted to the discovery, determination, and documentation, of new butterflies and moths around the world.
The Large Moths of Southeastern Arizona
The Lepidopterists' Society
Includes links to Internet Resources For Lepidopterists (And All Other Entomologists).
Living Landscapes: Pend-d'Oreille Butterfly Survey
This study opens the door on the "biodiversity central" of the British Columbia butterfly world.
Michigan Lepidoptera Survey
This page is dedicated to documenting the identity, distribution, and biology of Michigan's diverse lepidopteran fauna.
Moths and Butterflies of the Montane Cordillera Ecozone
Moth Diversity in Fundy National Park
A checklist of over 600 species of moths occurring in Fundy National Park, located in the southwest corner of New Brunswick. Also includes illustrations and species accounts.
Moths in a Connecticut Yard
A photo record of moth occurrences in an observer's yard in Connecticut.
Moths of North Dakota
An online identification guide, photo gallery, and glossary for moths located in North Dakota.
National Audubon Society Online Field Guides
This site offers online searchable field guides to over 4,800 plant and animal species. Derived from 35 different Audubon Society Field Guides, Regional Guides, and Nature Guides, the database is keyword-searchable by group (mammals, amphibians, fishes, trees, etc.) or browseable within subheadings for each group.
Noctuid Search
An interactive key to identify the Noctuidae of North America.
North American Butterfly Association (NABA)
Contains daily sightings from around the continent, a downloadable checklist of North American butterflies, free butterfly gardening brochures and activities of the many NABA chapters, including butterfly photographs and conservation initiatives.
Notes of the Butterflies of North Carolina
Contains extensive natural history information on all N.C. butterflies, including flight phenograms, and county atlases.
Parnassius of the World
Photos and distribution maps of this butterfly family.
Photographs from Nature - Butterfly Gallery
High quality images of many species of butterflies found in Canada.
Sphingidae of the United States
Contains a list of all Sphingidae found in the continental United States plus, photographs and general information for each.
Sphingidae of the Western Palaearctic
A. R. Pittaway's site listing the Sphingidae of the western Palaearctic. Includes species notes and illustrations.
The Utah Lepidopterists' Society
The ULS is a non-profit educational and scientific organization dedicated to the study and enjoyment of all aspects of Lepidoptera especially Lepidoptera of Utah.
Web Images of North American Moth Species
Provides images for many moth species found throughout North America.
The Yucca Moths
This page dedicated to the Prodoxidae family contains a family tree, species photographs, and other information.

Dragonflies and Damselflies (Odonata)

California Dragonfies and Damselflies
Listing of dragonflies and damselflies of the California region.
Chin's Nature Corner: Dragonflies and Damselflies
Photography gallery of some species of dragonflies and damselflies.
Common Names of Odonata of North America
This source provides common names for species of dragonflies and damselflies that are found in North America
Damselflies of Texas
Presents a small sampling of both scans and photographs of damselflies found in Texas.
Database of Illinois Odonata II
Checklist of Odonata species occurences by county in Illinois.
Digital Dragonfly Museum
Contains photos of dragonflies in central Texas also providing information on nymphs and collection records.
Digital Dragonflies of Texas
Lists the species known to exist in Texas as well as links to other sites and the Dragonfly Museum.
Distribution Summary of North American Anisoptera
A list of North American dragonfly species and the states or provinces in which they have been recorded.
Dragonflies of New Mexico
Provides a simplifies Odonata list showing distribution by county in New Mexico.
The Dragonflies and Damselflies (Odonata) of Georgia
International Odonata Research Institute list of Georgia species displaying individual counties along with the source of the records.
Dragonflies and Damselflies of Houston, Texas, and Vicinity
Lists species that have been found to occur in Houston, Texas and the surrounding counties.
The Dragonflies & Damselflies of Iowa
A comprehensive accounting of the odonates in Iowa with county maps included.
Dragonfly (Odonata) Biodiversity
Provides links to lists, keys, photos, and other material of interest for dragonflies and other Odonata.
E-mail Directory of Odonatists
Endangered Species Information Network
Information on federally and state listed endangered, threatened and sensitive species as well as other species of conservation concern in the Pacific Northwest.
The Hine's Emerald Gallery
Site dedicated to presenting information about Somatochlora hineana, the only dragonfly on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service List of Endangered Species.
Images of Odonates
Provides photographs of Odonates of both Canada and the United States
Michigan Odonata Survey
Contains checklists, databases, and other resources for Odonata in Michigan.
Maine Damselfly and Dragonfly Survey
Contains checklists and distributions as well as flight periods for Odonata in Maine.
National Audubon Society Online Field Guides
This site offers online searchable field guides to over 4,800 plant and animal species. Derived from 35 different Audubon Society Field Guides, Regional Guides, and Nature Guides, the database is keyword-searchable by group (mammals, amphibians, fishes, trees, etc.) or browseable within subheadings for each group.
New World Odonata
Listing of species of Odonata by family.
Ode News
Includes checklists of Odonates of Cape Cod and Massachusetts, and a bibliography of New England Odonatology.
Odonata of Alaska
Listing of Odonata species and localities of sightings or collection in the state of Alaska.
Odonata Central
Searchable pages that provide photographs and distribution of Odonates primarily in North America.
Odonata: Dragonflies and Damselflies
Provides links to Odonata of Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas and a list of other sites relating to Odonata.
Odonata of Idaho
Provides a species list of Odonata along with the localities of sightings or collection in the state of Idaho.
Odonata Information Link
Provides information on Odonata from around the world and Odonata upcoming events.
Odonata Links on the World Wide Web
Odonata of New Jersey
Annotated list containing geographic information for the Odonata of New Jersey.
Odonata Photo Archive
Some photographs of Odonata species on the web.
Odonates of the Lower Rio Grande Valley
A virtual field guide to dragonflies and damselflies of the lower Rio Grande Valley.
Ohio Odonata Society
Read research news and view species maps and images for Odonata in Ohio.
Oregon Dragonfly and Damselfly Survey
Checklists, county records, migration notes, and photo gallery of Odonata in the state of Oregon.
Phylogenetic Systematics of Odonata
This site provides clades, phylogenetic systematics, and fossils of Odonata.
Washington Dragonfly Survey
Contains a listing of species, field key, photo gallery, and range maps for Odonata in the state of Washington.
Western U.S. Odonata Range Maps
Maps that show county records for Odonata species recorded from the contiguous western United States.

Mayflies (Ephemeroptera)

Benthic Macroinvertebrates: Order Ephemeroptera
Includes an identification key to the orders of benthic insects and also includes some nymph drawings.
Endangered Species Information Network
Information on federally and state listed endangered, threatened and sensitive species as well as other species of conservation concern in the Pacific Northwest.
Ephemeroptera Galactica: Mayflies at FAMU
Ephemeroptera information for scientists and aquatic biologists for mayflies around the world.
Mayfly Central
From the Department of Entomology at Purdue University this site provides species lists for both North America and Central America.
National Audubon Society Online Field Guides
This site offers online searchable field guides to over 4,800 plant and animal species. Derived from 35 different Audubon Society Field Guides, Regional Guides, and Nature Guides, the database is keyword-searchable by group (mammals, amphibians, fishes, trees, etc.) or browseable within subheadings for each group.

Stoneflies (Plecoptera)

Chebucto Community Information on Stoneflies
Provides general information on stoneflies as well as their life history, habitat and ecological preference, feeding, and resources.
Department of Entomology at NCSU Information on Stoneflies
General information about stoneflies including classification, life history and ecology, distribution, physical features, and importance.
Endangered Species Information Network
Information on federally and state listed endangered, threatened and sensitive species as well as other species of conservation concern in the Pacific Northwest.
Illinois Checklist of Plecoptera
Listing of the stonefly species that inhabit Illinois.
National Audubon Society Online Field Guides
This site offers online searchable field guides to over 4,800 plant and animal species. Derived from 35 different Audubon Society Field Guides, Regional Guides, and Nature Guides, the database is keyword-searchable by group (mammals, amphibians, fishes, trees, etc.) or browseable within subheadings for each group.
North American Stonefly List
List of 618 species of stoneflies and where they reside by state and province.
Stoneflies Found in the Streams of the Kuril Islands and Adjacent Regions
Listing of species in 7 families of stoneflies in the Kuril Islands and surrounding regions.
University of Vermont Extension
Discussion of the importance, description, and life history of stoneflies.

Other Invertebrates

Animal Diversity Web
Species accounts, photos, and some sound and video clips for 1600 species of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, sharks, bony fishes, mollusks, arthropods, and echinoderms from throughout the world.
Catalog of Museum Collections
A growing resource of online databases of museum collections and related resources.
Common Insects of Utah
Contains 158 slides and classification information.
Diatom Checklist: Central United States
Register of Taxa and Synonyms for Diatoms recently reported from the Central United States.
Endangered Species Information Network
Information on federally and state listed endangered, threatened and sensitive species as well as other species of conservation concern in the Pacific Northwest.
Entomology Index of Internet Resources
A searchable database of insect-related resources on the Internet. Resouces include WWW sites, gopher and FTP, Usenet news, electronic mailing lists, etc.
The Few, The Proud, The Marine Insects
Explore some of the most popular hypotheses as to why there are so few insect species that can survive exposure to seawater.
Illinois Natural History Survey
A Magellan 4-star site featuring information on biodiversity, entomology, aquatic ecology, and wildlife ecology and some downloadable GIS data.
The Insect Family Tree
A Key to the Principle Orders and Families of Insects.
Insects of Utah
Contains 162 slides and classification information.
National Audubon Society Online Field Guides
This site offers online searchable field guides to over 4,800 plant and animal species. Derived from 35 different Audubon Society Field Guides, Regional Guides, and Nature Guides, the database is keyword-searchable by group (mammals, amphibians, fishes, trees, etc.) or browseable within subheadings for each group.
Neartica: The Natural World of North America
A collection of links and other information pertaining to the natural world of North America
Nematodes of the Northern Great Plains
Based on a 1968 survey of plant parasitic nematodes, this site includes descriptions, photographs, scanning electron micrographs, molecular markers, and distributions.
Spider Conservation
Dedicated to raising awareness and exchanging information to protect spider diversity.
Spiders of San Diego County
This site contains a checklist for spiders found in San Diego County, California.
Tiger Beetles of Connecticut
The Tiger Beetles of Nebraska
Includes a complete list of tiger beetles that occur in Nebraska.
Unionid Mussel Checklist: Kansas
Register of Taxa, Synonyms, and Assumed Misidentifications for the Freshwater Mussels of Kansas.
University of Michigan's Museum of Zoology - Mollusk Division
The World-Wide Web Virtual Library: Entomology (Biosciences)
Includes areas on upcoming events in entomology, job opportunities, entomology on the internet, publications, and pictures.
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Mammals

Animal Diversity Web
Species accounts, photos, and some sound and video clips for 1600 species of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, sharks, bony fishes, mollusks, arthropods, and echinoderms from throughout the world.
Bat Conservation International, Inc.
This site is designed to help readers explore the world of bats through articles, photos, and bat trivia.
Catalog of Museum Collections
A growing resource of online data bases of museum collections and related resources.
Cats and Wildlife: Issues From Around the World
Endangered Species Information Network
Information on federally and state listed endangered, threatened and sensitive species as well as other species of conservation concern in the Pacific Northwest.
Illinois Natural History Survey
A Magellan 4-star site featuring information on biodiversity, entomology, aquatic ecology, and wildlife ecology and some downloadable GIS data.
International Wolf Center
This site's mission is to support the survival of the wolf around the world by teaching about its life, its association with other species and its dynamic relationships to humans.
Journey North
Geared towards students, a learning tool that uses the Internet in a global study of wildlife migration and seasonal change.
Mammal Skulls of Utah
Contains 237 slides and various classification information.
National Audubon Society Online Field Guides
This site offers online searchable field guides to over 4,800 plant and animal species. Derived from 35 different Audubon Society Field Guides, Regional Guides, and Nature Guides, the database is keyword-searchable by group (mammals, amphibians, fishes, trees, etc.) or browseable within subheadings for each group.
National Park Service Flora and Fauna Database
Neartica: The Natural World of North America
A collection of links and other information pertaining to the natural world of North America
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Plants

Bryology at the Missouri Botanical Garden
The Missouri Botanical Garden provides a unique environment for study and training in bryology. Research activities currently include programs in North, Central and South America, Africa, and Southeast Asia on mosses and hepatics.
Catalog of Museum Collections
A growing resource of online data bases of museum collections and related resources.
Center for Aquatic Plants and Aquatic Plant Information Retrieval System
Checklist of Online Vegetation and Plant Distribution Maps
You'll find maps of the world's rainforest, California's redwoods, protected forests in Bangladesh, and much more on this page of hyperlinks to vegetation maps.
A Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Texas
More than a checklist, this site includes ecological summaries of the vegetational regions of Texas, complete with maps depicting climate, and photos of many of the plants.
Endangered Species Information Network
Information on federally and state listed endangered, threatened and sensitive species as well as other species of conservation concern in the Pacific Northwest.
Farm Service Agency Online
Conservation Reserve Information page.
Illinois Natural History Survey
A Magellan 4-star site featuring information on biodiversity, entomology, aquatic ecology, and wildlife ecology and some downloadable GIS data.
International Organization for Plant Information (IOPI)
Manages a series of cooperative international projects that aim to create databases of plant taxonomic information.
Internet Directory for Botany
The Mushroom Genus Laccaria in North America
Includes a tentative key to the world taxa of Laccaria.
National Audubon Society Online Field Guides
This site offers online searchable field guides to over 4,800 plant and animal species. Derived from 35 different Audubon Society Field Guides, Regional Guides, and Nature Guides, the database is keyword-searchable by group (mammals, amphibians, fishes, trees, etc.) or browseable within subheadings for each group.
National Park Service Flora and Fauna Database
National PLANTS Database
A searchable database, provides a single source of standardized information about plants including standardized plant names, symbols, and other plant attribute information.
Noble Foundation Plant Image Gallery
Contains images of over 600 vascular plants native primarily to the Oklahoma-Texas region.
Plant Conservation Alliance
Devoted to solving the problems of native plant extinction and native habitat restoration, ensuring the preservation of our ecosystem.
Neartica: The Natural World of North America
A collection of links and other information pertaining to the natural world of North America
Oklahoma Wildflowers
The Parasitic Plant Connection
Tall Timbers Research Station
Tall Timbers works to accomplish a sustainable balance between people and natural systems through long-term studies.
Trees of Utah
Features 129 slides including descriptions and classification information.
United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service
Information, descriptions, and pictures of thousands of plants. The PLANTS Database provides a single source of standardized information about plants. PLANTS also provides standardized plant names, symbols and other plant attribute information.
University of Wisconsin - Madison Botanical Garden
Lots of wonderful images, plus interactive keys to the orchids of Wisconsin and Armillaria fungi.
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
Wildflowers
Searchable by state, this site can guide you to both internet and printed resources, and to places to view wildflowers in "real life".
Wildflowers of Southwest Utah
Contains 158 slides including descriptions.
Wisconsin Plant of the Week
A photographic guide to native and introduced vascular plant species, growing without cultivation in Wisconsin.
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Reptiles and Amphibians

American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists
One of the three major North American professional societies.
Amphibs
The home page of the North American Amphibian Monitoring Project, this page has information on amphibian monitoring projects in progress across the United States and Canada, and information on how you can join the project as a volunteer.
Animal Diversity Web
Species accounts, photos, and some sound and video clips for 1600 species of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, sharks, bony fishes, mollusks, arthropods, and echinoderms from throughout the world.
The Basking Spot
Stylishly designed, this is one of the most artistically pleasing herpetological websites. This site attempts to link to every herpetological site on the web, currently more than 315 and growing.
Catalog of Museum Collections
A growing resource of online data bases of museum collections and related resources.
Connecticut Amphibians
This site contains a list of all the amphibians in Connecticut, including photos and life histories of frogs and salamanders.
Declining Amphibian Populations Task Force
A great site from which to familiarize yourself with the current debate over the world-wide decline in amphibian populations. This site also links to current issues of Froglog, an on-line publication covering recent research into amphibian declines world-wide.
Embl Reptile Database
An online information resource on reptile taxonomy with a focus on the species level.
Endangered Species Information Network
Information on federally and state listed endangered, threatened and sensitive species as well as other species of conservation concern in the Pacific Northwest.
Florida Museum of Natural History -- Herpetology
Links to information on herps in Florida.
The Frogs of New England
A site dedicated to help guests identify, understand, and appreciate the New England amphibian species.
FrogWeb
Herp Hot Links
Arguably the best site for medical information on herps, with lots of links to other sites. If you are interested in current information on the recent flurry of reports of reptile-linked salmonella, you can get it from this site. This site also contains much information about venomous snakes and snakebite, including tips on first aid procedures.
Herpetologists Web Directory
If you wish to communicate with an herpetologist, many of them have listed their addresses at this site. It is searchable using various codewords--go to the site for further information on searching the database.
The Herptox Page
Illinois Natural History Survey
A Magellan 4-star site featuring information on biodiversity, entomology, aquatic ecology, and wildlife ecology and some downloadable GIS data.
Journey North
Geared towards students, a learning tool that uses the Internet in a global study of wildlife migration and seasonal change.
National Audubon Society Online Field Guides
This site offers online searchable field guides to over 4,800 plant and animal species. Derived from 35 different Audubon Society Field Guides, Regional Guides, and Nature Guides, the database is keyword-searchable by group (mammals, amphibians, fishes, trees, etc.) or browseable within subheadings for each group.
National Park Service Flora and Fauna Database
Neartica: The Natural World of North America
A collection of links and other information pertaining to the natural world of North America
Reptiles and Amphibians in Bryce Canyon NP
Contains 76 slides and descriptions of the reptiles and amphibians of Utah.
Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles
One of the three major North American professional societies.
Westward Frog!
Information on various western frog species with a concentration on population declines.
The Wisconsin Herpetology Homepage
Dedicated to providing information on the amphibians and reptiles of Wisconsin.
The World-Wide Web Virtual Library: Herpetology (Biosciences)
Also attempts to link to every herpetological site. Between this site and The Basking Spot, virtually every herpetological connection on the web can be made.
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