Birds of the World

Birds of North America
Free access with a Jones Library card


A comprehensive reference to the life histories of all bird species and families. Birds of the World contains detailed profiles, high-quality photos, audio recordings, and some video — all compiled by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

NOTE: To access this tool, follow the link above, select "Library Card Holders", then enter your Jones Library card number and select "Sign In".

Related Subjects: Science & Nature

Use this tool to:

  • listen to the Northern Cardinal's song
  • learn about the distribution, migration & habitat of the Red-headed Woodpecker
  • browse Hampshire County birds (filter by geography under Explore Taxonomy) — New!

Updated September 29, 2021