The following books and field guides were used for some of the information on this site. Other information sources are from John James Audubon Journals, Birdwatchers Digest (1980-1997), Birders World Magazine (1993-1997), Wildbird Magazine (1993-1997) and various Eastern US Wildlife and Game Commissions, and various Eastern US State Checklists.
The Audubon Society Encyclopedia of North American Birds by John K. Terres, Random House Company, Copyright 1991.
Birding, A Nature Company Guide by Joseph Forshaw, Steve Howell, Terence Lindsey, Rich Stallcup, Time Life Books, Copyright1995.
A Field Guide to Western Birds by Roger Tory Peterson, Houghton Mifflin Company, Copyright 1990.
A Field Guide to the Birds of Eastern and Central North America by Roger Tory Peterson, Houghton Mifflin Company, Copyright 1980.
The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds, Eastern Edition, by John Bull and John Farrand, Jr., Published by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc, Copyright 1985.
Birds, A Guide to the Most Familiar American Birds by Herbert S. Zim, Ph.D. and Ira N. Gabrielson, Western Publishing Company, Inc., Copyright 1956.
Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America by Frank M. Chapman, D. Appleton and Company, Copyright 1895 & 1907.
A Year with the Birds by Wilson Flagg, Boston Educational Publishing Company, Copyright 1881 & 1889.
Song and Garden Birds of North America by Alexander Setmore of the National Geographic Society, Copyright 1964.
The Birds Around Us by Ortho Books, Copyright 1986.
Magnificent Voyages, Waterfowl of North America by Thomasson-Grant, Inc., Copyright 1988.
How to Know the Birds by Roger Tory Peterson, The New American Library, Copyright 1949 & 1957.
Birds' Eggs by Michael Walters, Dorling Kindersley, Copyright 1994.
Birds of the World by Colin Harrison and Alan Greensmith, Dorling Kindersley, Copyright 1993.
The Bird Garden, National Audubon Society by Stephen W. Kress, Dorling Kindersley, Copyright 1995.
North American Birdfeeder Handbook, National Audubon Society, by Robert Burton, Dorling Kindersley, Copyright 1992.
Garden Birds of America by George H. Harrison, Willow Creek Press, Copyright 1996.
Birds of America by Frank Shaw, Gallery Books, Copyright 1990.
Handbook of Attracting Birds by Thomas P. McElroy, Jr., Published by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., Copyright 1950.
Life Histories of North American Wood Warblers by Arthur Cleveland Bent, Smithsonian Institution, US Government Printing Office, 1953.
Life Histories of North American Cardinals, Grosbeaks, Buntings, Towhees, Finches, Sparrows, and Allies (Order Passeriformes: Family Fringillidae) by Arthur Cleveland Bent and Collaborators, Dover Publications, Inc., Copyright 1968.
The Warblers of North America by Frank M. Chapman, Dover Publications, Inc., Copyright 1968.