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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has added a link to a translation service developed by Microsoft Inc., entitled Bing Translator, as a convenience to visitors to the DEC website who speak languages other than English.

Additional information can be found at DEC's Language Assistance Page.

Recommended Resources

Spring 2008 All About Birds

Websites to Visit

Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Citizen Science Programs and NestCams
Audubon New York and Mission Migration game
National Audubon Society
New York State Bluebird Society for information about bluebirds in New York State, nest box plans and data
North American Bluebird Society for information about bluebirds in the nation, nest box plans and data

DEC Websites

Color brochures and posters of NY wildlife
Checklist (PDF) of Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds and Mammals of New York (378 kB)
Junior Duck Stamp Program

Print Resources

Birdwatching for All Ages by Jorie Hunken (The Globe Pequot Press, Chester, CT, 1992)
Birdwise by Pamela M. Hickman for the Federation of Ontario Naturalists (Kids Can Press, Toronto, Ontario, 1988)
A Field Guide to the Birds' Nests: United States east of the Mississippi River by Hal H. Harrison (Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, 1975)
National Audubon Society North American Bird Feeder Handbook by Robert Burton (Dorling Kindersley, New York, 1995)
Flute's Journey by Lynne Cherry (Harcourt, Brace & Company, Orlando, Florida, 1997)
Hawk Hill by Suzie Gilbert (Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 1996)
PDF versions of DEC bird-related posters available on the color brochures and posters of wildlife in New York State located on DEC's website