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Birds of North America

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Produced by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the American Ornithologists' Union, the Birds of North America Online is a continually updated, comprehensive reference for life history information on over 700 different bird species. In addition to text and photographs, Birds of North America Online (BNA Online) now includes vocalizations and videos of many species. Comprehensive lists of citations for each species are also included.

Alternate names
Not available 
Group records
Embargo period
Resource type
Fulltext database 
Content types
Encyclopedias, Images 
Simultaneous users
Update frequency
Titles indexed
Print equivalents
Open access
Biological Sciences 
Allows electronic reserves
Ereserves notes
You may NOT post or upload an electronic copy.Create a link to the item instead. 
Allows coursepacks
Coursepack notes
III. 6. Multiple copies may be made for classroom use, provided that a) no charge is made for such copies, other than a nominal charge to cover the cost of reprography, and b) such copies are not made or distribruted for commercial advantage, and c) copies bear the BNAO copyright notice. 
Allows interlibrary loan
Interlibrary loan notes
III. 9. License may use a limited number of hard copies of pages derived directly or indirectly from BNAO for the purpose of inter-library loan with the same limitations that apply to paper copies for that purpose made from the print edition of the text. 
Online terms
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