The Aviary

The Aviary

This site offers profiles of a variety of bird species, from the American Robin to the White Pelican. Photos plus information on appearance, eggs, and habitat are provided.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Birds

eNature Field Guides

eNature Field Guides

“Search the National Audubon nature guides online, find detailed species descriptions then save your own notes in the eNature Life Lists.” Includes guides for amphibians, birds, butterflies, fishes, insects, mammals, reptiles, seashells, seashore creatures, spiders, trees, and wildflowers. Use the advanced search features “to search by size, color, …
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Plant Biology (Botany); Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology

Welcome to Mote Marine Laboratory!

Welcome to Mote Marine Laboratory!

“Mote Marine Laboratory (MML) is an independent, nonprofit research organization dedicated to excellence in marine and environmental sciences.” This organization offers a host of educational programs to the public and works to educate the scientific community and the general public about marine environmental issues.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Fish & Other Marine Life; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Marine Biology

Aquatic Network

Aquatic Network

Aquatic Network calls itself the “Information Service for the Aquatic World. Subject areas covered include aquaculture, conservation, fisheries, limnology, marine science and oceanography, maritime heritage, ocean engineering, and seafood.”
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Fish & Other Marine Life; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences–Oceanography/Hydrology; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Marine Biology

Savage Seas

Savage Seas

This is the companion web site to the “Savage Seas” series which aired on PBS. The web site includes sections on the many topics covered in the television series. Excellent photographs and fascinating explanations highlight this well-designed site. Here is a description of the original series, of which many elements are included in the site: “In fo …
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Fish & Other Marine Life; Science & Technology–Earth Sciences–Oceanography/Hydrology; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Marine Biology

Placental Mammals

Placental Mammals

This site features extensive information on eutherian, or placental, mammals, a group which includes nearly 4000 species. Among these species are whales, cats, sheep, and humans. Photographs, diagrams, and other visual aids supplement scientific background on eutharia, and some relevant links are included in the text.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Mammals

Cryptozoology

Cryptozoology

“Cryptozoology is about strange, out of place, or unknown animals. In this website there are articles, photos, and other information on several cryptids.” Current entries include the New Zealand waitoreke, the giant squid, and the coelacanth.
Subject: Science & Technology–Controversial; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology

Dog Breed Info Center

Dog Breed Info Center

This site gives all kinds of helpful information on dogs as pets. It gives detailed information on most dog breeds including how to care for each breed and which breeds are most fitting to a person or family’s lifestyle.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Pets–Dogs

Birds Links to the World

Birds Links to the World

Bird Links to the World provides links to information and resources on birds that can be browsed by geographical regions or bird species. Links to some images and sounds of the bird species, as well as quizzes, newsgroups and assorted resources are also available. The site is searchable.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Birds

The Hummingbird WebSite

The Hummingbird WebSite

A great resource for information on hummingbird-related subjects, including education, conservation and ecology. This site has articles on attracting hummingbirds and hummingbird biology, photographs, and links to other hummingbird sites.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Birds

Butterflies of North America

Butterflies of North America

Descriptions and photographs of butterflies and moths to aid in identification. Has a clickable map of the United States to find butterflies by state and links to other Internet butterfly resources.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Invertebrates

The Life of Birds

The Life of Birds

“The Life of Birds” is the accompanying Web site for the PBS documentary of the same name. The site features information on bird brains, the evolution of birds, reproduction, bird songs (along with RealAudio sound clips), and other interesting facts about birds. There is also a listing of bird-related Web sites.
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Zoology–Birds

Beagles on the Web

Beagles on the Web

“Dedicated to the merry little hound who loves to sniff, snack, and snooze,” Beagles on the Web is well-designed and full of useful information. This site’s best feature is the section on adoption, helping connect families who want a beagle with dogs who need homes.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Pets–Dogs