This page is under construction! We will add to it throughout the year.
Here are some birding resources that may help you on your own Big Year!
(Citations are abbreviated to fit on one line of text for ease of browsing the list.)
Books: some fun, some useful, and some even both
Barber, L. E. (2011). Extreme Birder: One Woman’s Big Year. Texas A&M Univ. Press
Kaufman, K . (1997) Kingbird Highway: The Biggest Year… Houghton Mifflin Company
Komito, S. (1990) Birding’s Indiana Jones: A Chaser’s Diary. Published by S. Komito
Komito, S. (1999) I came, I saw, I counted. Bergen Publishing Company
Obmascik, M. (2004) The Big Year: A Tale of Man, Nature, and… Free Press
Peterson, R.T. and J. Fisher (1955 – reprinted 1997) Wild America: … Mariner Books
Snetsinger, P. (2003) Birding on Borrowed Time. American Birding Association
Cooper, J. A. (1995) Birdfinder: A Birder’s Guide to Planning N. A. Trips. ABA, Inc.
Chris Hitt’s blog – Slow Birding: http://slowbirding.blogspot.com/
Great Florida Birding Trail homepage: http://floridabirdingtrail.com/
John Vanderpoel’s “Big Year 2011″: http://www.bigyear2011.com/
NYCbirds: Experimental Web Bird Finder: http://www.nycbirds.com/sightings2.html
Surfbirds.com Rare Bird Alerts: http://surfbirds.com/birdingmail/
Tropical Audubon Society – FL specialties: http://www.tropicalaudubon.org/specialty.html
10000 Birds: http://10000birds.com/
All About Birds: http://www.allaboutbirds.org/
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