Teachers and Educators




Powerpoint Presentations developed by Alex Dunn, please use and give credit

Bird Migration and Bird Songs by Habitat, developed for Birding by Ear - Mass Audubon at Broad Meadow Brook

Learning Warbler Songs, developed for Birding by Ear - Mass Audubon at Broad Meadow Brook

Demystifying Bird Watching, developed for the New England Environmental Education Association 2012 Annual Conference

The Digital Bird Watcher, developed for the Massachusetts Environmental Education Society 2012 annual Conference




Web Resources


Bird Identification



BirdWatchers Digest -  keeping a field notebook 


Digital Sound Resources - www.birdjam.com and www.larkwire.com

  
Finding Bird watching locations


Alastair Humphreys - Micro Adventures


Massachusetts Important Bird Area Sites - IBAs


eBird “hotspots – www.ebird.org (zoom in to the county level of the geography you are interested in. Click on a marker for details about that location)


Massachusetts BirdingTrails (Google Earth overlay data) 

Massachusetts Breeding Bird Atlas (finding your block) 

Keeping a list

eBird “My eBird” – www.ebird.org


Blog – www.blogger.com


Biodiversity

Cornell'l Laboratory of Ornithology All About Birds Bird Guide 


The Birds of North America Online - paid subscription required


Massachusetts Breeding Bird Atlas – breedingrange changes 


State of the Birds report 2011 



The Cornell Lab of Ornithology – nest cams 

Allen’s hummingbird live streaming nest cam



Migration




Rosetta Stone for warblers night call notes 

Audubon Magazine “Unlocking Migration's Secrets






Hawk Migration Association of North America - hawk watch sights species totals



DCR Gull and Water Quality Study


Additional Bird Education Resources



Environment for the Americas and International Migratory Bird Day

Flying Wild – Teacher Resource Kit


Celebrate Urban Birds – school yard bird watch, citizen science, mini-grants

bio and contact

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is an educator, bird watcher, and writer fascinated by the intersections of place, people, nature, and culture. He works for Mass Audubon and lives in the heart of Massachusetts. For questions or comments please contact: alexanderjosephdunn@gmail.com

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