THE FOLLOWING SITES CAN BE ACCESSED BY CLICKING ON
THE APPROPRIATE LINK ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THIS PAGE.
REVELATIONS AND FORECASTS ON BLUEBIRDS
A PowerPoint presentation about the effect of climate change and other conditions on Bluebirds and other cavity nesting birds.
BIRD REHABBER FOR BIRDS FOUND IN TROUBLE
If you find a bird in trouble click on this website to get help.
CAVITY CONSERVATION INITIATIVE
An educational project of the Southern California Bluebird Club, this is a website about retaining dead and dying trees to preserve cavity-dwelling species and their habitats
CA Bluebird Recovery Program (CBRP)
This is a California organization dedicated to the preservation of bluebirds and cavity nesters throughout the fifty-eight counties in CA. It maintains a database of bluebird nestboxes in California.
Cornell Lab of Ornithology/The Birdhouse Network (TBN)
Cornell University is the premier research center for the study of birds in the United States. The Birdhouse Network website is a terrific resource. Be sure to bookmark their nestbox web-cam locations.
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Bluebird-L Reference Guide
This is another Cornell University web site. It is a joint project between the TBN and the NABS. You can join the mailing list to communicate with other bluebirders around the country.
Friends of Harbors, Beaches, and Parks of Orange County
Friends of Harbors, Beaches, and Parks’ Green Vision Project consists of over 85 conservation and community organizations that support finding and creating funding for parks, open space, and water quality.
How to help birds
A beautiful website by nature photographer, Steve Kaye.
Huell Howser Bluebird TV Show
The Huell Howser television episode on Bluebirds, featuring members of the Southern California Bluebird Club, is now available free for viewing. Click on the link in the left toolbar under LINKS to access this fantastic show.
MIKE SPOHN’S SOLAR POWERED WEBCAM
Mike Spohn’s live Western Bluebird solar powered webcam in his backyard nest box in San Clemente, CA. Sorry, we do not yet have incubators, heart monitors, or intravenous feeders. Enjoy the bluebirds doing their thing all summer.
North American Bluebird Society (NABS)
This should be your first stop! This is the ‘Official’ web site for bluebirders and it contains a lot of information.
PBS Website for Nature Education for Kids
In keeping with the SCBC emphasis on education on bluebirds and the environment that kids will inherit and have to protect, here is a interactive website for kids.
San Diego County Bluebirds
Many bluebirders far and wide in San Diego county monitor trails. Visit this beautiful website.
Sea & Sage Audubon Society
We believe this is the best Audubon affiliate in the US. The expertise and resources available here are incredible. We encourage you to join!
Sialis, The Best Bluebird Website
This web site is incredible. If you visit, plan on spending some time there. There is more information here about bluebirds than you can imagine.
Steve Kaye’s Bird Photos
An array of photographer, Steve Kaye’s fantastic bird photos plus tools to become a nature photographer and much more.
2-Holed Boxes — An Alternative to Removing Problem Boxes
Instead of removing boxes from House Sparrow areas, monitors might consider building a box with an escape hole. The web page below provides information and links on how to build the box and monitoring tips. It includes differently configured test sites showing what works, what doesn’t work, and what monitors can expect to see at tough sites as Bluebirds learn they can outcompete House Sparrows.
Why We Love Birds
This is a very cool site for everyone, but kids in particular. When on the site, go to the Save the Birds tab which is especially appropriate for our mission.