Feathers, flyways and fast food

Original by Dr Margaret Rowe, 2002
Last revised by the Department of the Environment and Heritage, December 2004
ISBN 0 6425 4820 X

Internet sites

Site/Address

Environment Australia (Commonwealth Wetlands Policy, Directory of wetland sites, shorebirds, migratory birds, threatened species, International agreements, map of flyway, links, EPBC Act, education)
www.environment.gov.au
www.environment.gov.au/water/environmental/wetlands/index.html

Ramsar Bureau (International site&8211;wetlands)
www.ramsar.org 

Birds Australia
www.birdsaustralia.com.au 

Australasian Wader Studies Group
www.awsg.org.au/ 

Victorian Wader Study Group

www.home,vicnet.net.au/~vwsg/contact.html

Wader Birds off to Siberia Scribbly Gum—ABC website
www.abc.net.au/science/scribblygum/March2000/default.htm 

"Bird Count"
Quantum—ABC TV, 29/6/2000
www.abc.net.au/quantum/stories/s142411.htm 

Australian Birds
ABC web site
www.abc.net.au/birds/ 

Australian Bird and Bat Banding Scheme
www.ea.gov.au/biodiversity/science/abbbs/index.html 

NSW Parks and Wildlife Service (Select "Threatened Species Profiles"— includes details of Broad-billed Sandpiper, Great Knot, Little Tern, Sanderling, Sooty Tern,Terek Sandpiper,White Tern)
www.npws.nsw.gov.au/wildlife 

Birding Aus
(Provides links to other sites)
www.shc.melb.catholic.edu.au/home/birding/index.html 

Tasmanian Government
Information about the Little Tern
http://www.dpiwe.tas.gov.au/inter.nsf/WebPages/BHAN-54GUJ7?open 

Western Australia—photos which may be used with acknowledgment
members.iinet.net.au/~foconnor/ 

School web sites—Australian schools with an interest in the coast
www.abc.net.au/oceans/beach 

Yatsu Higata Nature Observation Center, Japan
www.city.narashino.chiba.jp/~yatsu-tf 

USA Fish and Wildlife Service
www.fws.gov/migratorybirds/ 

Migratory Birds Migratory Shorebirds and links to other relevant sites

migratorybirds.fws.gov 

Shorebird Education Australia

http://shorebirds.wetlands.org.au/ 

Shorebirds Sister Schools Program (Administered from Alaska—some Alaskan birds migrate to Australia)
http://www.fs.fed.us/r10/tongass/recreation/wildlife_viewing/shorebird.htm 
Email: sssp@fws.gov

Attenborough—Life of Birds (Includes lesson plans, questions, to accompany ABC video Life of Birds)
www.pbs.org/lifeofbirds/ 

Birds
www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/diapsids/birds/birdintro.html 

Arctic search for Red Knot (July 2000—photos and account of the expedition.
www.state.nj.us/dep/fgw/ensp/arctic2k.htm 

Arctic Birds (Includes description of conditions on the breeding areas of the Arctic and breeding success)
soil.msu.ru/~soloviev/arctic

Curriculum material (prepared in North America)
www.ducks.ca/resource/teachers/index.html 

Manomet site (Map of North and South America showing that flyway network)
www.manomet.org/ 

USA Department of Defence: Partners in Flight (Has links to several organisations with an interest in birds)
www.dodpif.org 

Wetlands International Asia-Pacific Migratory Waterbird Conservation Strategy Quick Reference Information. (e.g. Dragonflies, Farmers' Feathered Friends, Wetland Destruction (threats), Wetlands habitats—Malaysia, Mangroves)
www.wetlands.org 

New Zealand migratory waders
www.natureandco.co.nz/land_and_wildlife/wildlife/seashore-birds.htm 

Smithsonian Migratory Bird Centre How Things Fly—Science
natzoo.si.edu/smbc/educate.si.edu/resources/lessons/siyc/flight/start.html