Tuesday, 11 November 2008

Free bird eBooks

I was looking for eBooks online and I found some bird/birding related ones. It maynot be as good or as useful as regular books and some of them are quite old, but its still free.

Title Description Link File type

Threatened and Endangered Birds

A list of threatened and endangered birds in the U.S. The common name and scientific name is given.

Here

Palm Database (.pdb)

Bird Taxonomy I

A partial taxonomy(Order,Family, Genus & Species) of the following types of birds(Aves):Waterfowl(ducks, geese, swans & screamers)Hummingbirds and swifts

Here

Palm Database (.pdb)

Bird Taxonomy II

Order Caprimulgiformes (nightbirds)Order Charadriiformes (shorebirds and relatives)

Here

Palm Database (.pdb)

Bird Taxonomy III

Order Ciconiiformes (storks and relatives)Order Coliiformes (mousebirds)Order Columbiformes (doves and pigeons

Here

Palm Database (.pdb)

Bird Taxonomy IV

Order Coraciiformes (kingfishers and relatives)Order Craciformes (chacalacas, curassows, guans, and megapodes)Order Cuculiformes (cuckoos, hoatzin, turacos, and relatives)

Here

Palm Database (.pdb)

Bird Taxonomy V

Order Falconiformes (diurnal birds of prey)

Here

Palm Database (.pdb)

Bird Taxonomy VI

Order Galliformes (chicken-like birds)Order Gaviiformes (loons)

Here

Palm Database (.pdb)

Bird Taxonomy VII

Order Gruiformes (coots, cranes, and rails)

Here

Palm Database (.pdb)

Bird Taxonomy VIII

Order Passeriformes (perching birds)Family Acanthisittidae (New Zealand wrens)Family Acanthizidae (Australian warblers)Family Aegithalidae (long-tailed tits)Family Alaudidae (larks)Family Artamidae (wood-swallows)Family Bombycillidae (waxwings)Family Callaeidae (wattlebirds)Family Campephagidae (cuckoo-shrikes)Family Certhiidae (creepers)Family Cinclidae (dippers) Family Cisticolidae (forest warblers and grass-warblers)Family Climacteridae (Australian treecreepers)Family Conopophagidae (gnateatersFamily Corvidae (crows, jays, and magpies)Family Cotingidae (cotingas)Family Cracticidae (butcherbirds)Family Dendrocolaptidae (woodcreepers)Family Dicaeidae (flowerpeckers)Family Dicruridae (drongos)Family Drepanididae (honeycreepers)Family Dulidae (palmchat)

Here

Palm Database (.pdb)

The Bird Study Book

Here

Various

Birds of Prey

 

Here

Various

Burgess Bird Book for Children

Here

Various

A Bird Calendar for Northern India

Here

Various

Birds of the Indian Hills

Here

Various

The Curious Book of Birds

Bird stories

Here

Various

Bird Stories from Burroughs

Sketches of Bird Life Taken from the Works of John Burroughs

Bird stories

Here

Various

N.B. You can download a free pdb to word/pdf/txt/html file converter here.

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