|Migratory Bird Program Learning Resources|
The best resource for migratory bird information can be found on the USFWS Migratory Bird Program Website.
This website contains the following categories (hyperlinked) and their content.
Avian Health and Disease: Mission and Objectives, Contacts, Activities, Information on Diseases, Training Opportunities, and links to Partners
Bird Management: Migratory Bird Lists, Bird Management (includes Bald and Golden Eagles, Canada Goose, Cormorants, Snow Geese, etc).
Bird Hazards: Avian Influenza, APP Guidelines, Avoiding and Minimizing Impacts from Wind Turbines, Avian Mortality Fact Sheet, Aircraft-Wildlife Strikes, Cat Predation, Fatal Light Awareness Program, Contaminants, Oil Pits, Seabird Bycatch, Approved Nontoxic Shot Types, Tower Kills, and West Nile Virus
Hunting: Hunting Regulations and Policies, Flyways.us, Approved Nontoxic Shot, Harvest Information Program, and Migratory Bird Harvest Surveys
Partnerships and Initiatives: Existing Migratory Bird Program Partnerships Agreements, Urban Conservation Treaty for Migratory Birds, U.S. Shorebird Conservation Plan, North American Waterbird Conservation Plan, Partners in Flight, North American Waterfowl Management Plan, Joint Ventures, and Migratory Bird Flyways
Publications and Reports: Annual Reports (Monitoring), Environmental Impact States, Management, Other Publications, Research, and Special Topics
Education and Outreach: Bird Identification, Educational Materials, Education Programs
Surveys, Monitoring, and Research: Bird Banding Laboratory, North American Breeding Bird Survey, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, 50th Anniversary of the North American Waterfowl Survey, Migratory Bird Data Center, Migratory Bird Monitoring
Laws, Regulations, and Policy: Federal Register Documents, Birds Protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, Bird Species of the United States and it Territories and Their Protection Under the MBTA, Laws, Treaties, and Regulations, Adaptive Harvest Management, Goose Management, Hunting Regulations, Harvest Information Program
Permits: Eagles, Non-eagle Feather Repositories, Take of Migrant Peregrine Falcons for Use in Falconry, Revised Regulations for Falconry in the U.S., Permit Conditions to Allow Use of Raptors for Abatement Activities.
Recreation: Birdwatching, Gardening, Hunting, Photography, Festivals and Events
FAQs: Bird Banding, Injured Birds, and General Wildlife Inquiries
Contact Us: Contains a comprehensive list of migratory bird contacts for regional offices
|Supplemental information for National Conservation Training Center Classes in addition to the information contained on the Migratory Bird Program Website|
2011 Relevant Code of Federal Regulations (50 CFR)
Birds in Flight: North American Landbird Conservation Plan, Executive Summary
Birds in Flight: North American Landbird Conservation Plan, Literature Cited, Appendices
Birds in Flight: North American Landbird Conservation Plan, Part 1, The Continental Plan
Birds in Flight: North American Landbird Conservation Plan, Part 2, Conservation Issues
Intermountain West Waterbird Conservation Plan