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Birding Links

Broomfield Open Space Foundation
We protect, enhance and promote the enjoyment of Broomfield’s open space, trails and wildlife.

The Cornell Lab, All About Birds
I Found A Baby Bird. What Do I Do?

Migratory Bird Act
The Migratory Bird Treaty Act was implemented in 1918 and to this day is one of the most comprehensive pieces of United States legislation designed to protect birds.

Federal Laws that Protect Bald Eagles
The bald eagle will continue to be protected by the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act even though it has been delisted under the Endangered Species Act.

Burrowing Owls
Recommended Survey Protocol and Actions to Protect Nesting Burrowing Owls (pdf file)

Colorado Raptors
Recommended Buffer Zones and Seasonal Restrictions (pdf file) Tolerance limits to disturbance vary among as well as within raptor species.

All About Birdhouses
How to make a safe, successful home for our feathered friends.

All About Birds
Online Guide To Birds and Bird Watching.

A Guide to Bird-Watching With Binoculars
Birding or bird-watching is the 15th most popular outdoor recreational activity in the United States. Anyone who is serious about bird-watching needs to have a pair of binoculars. Binoculars are not only helpful for locating and identifying birds, but they are easy to use and portable as well. Learn what to look for before you purchase binoculars or upgrade from a pair you already own.

Building bird-feeders and shelters and general bird watching basics.
A fantastic collection of information for gardening, for birds and other pollinators. It even includes information on building bird-feeders and shelters and general bird watching basics.