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Birds of North American Online - BNA Online

The print version of Birds of North America (available at the Dana Biomedical Library) was completed in 2002, a joint 10 year project of the American Ornithologists' Union, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, and the Academy of Natural Sciences. Edited by Drs. Alan Poole and Frank Gill, this series provides detailed scientific information (18 volumes, 18,000 pages in total) for each of the 716 species of birds nesting in the USA and Canada.

BNA Online expands on the print documentation with image and video galleries showing behaviors, habitat, nests, eggs and nestlings, and more. And each online species account contains recordings of that bird's songs and calls, selected from the extensive collection in Cornell's Macaulay Library of Natural Sounds. Each BNA species account, written by one or more of 700 leading ornithologists, is fully searchable by topic and key word, and includes:


Access restrictions: Licensed for use by Dartmouth College/ DMS/ DHMC Lebanon (IP address).

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