|ABA Code of Ethics
Everyone who enjoys birds and birding must always respect wildlife, its environment, and the rights of others. In any conflict of interest between birds and birders, the welfare of the birds and their environment comes first.
The ABA Code of Ethics is available for download and free to distribute.
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An Ivory-billed Update, by James J. Williams, Birding, February 2002, p. 62. [PDF 35k]
Ivory-billed Dreams, Ivory-billed Reality, by James J. Williams, Birding, December 2001, pp. 514–522.
Ivory-billed Woodpecker in Florida: 1969, by H. Norton Agey and George M. Heinzmann, Birding, March-April 1971, p. 43. [PDF 146k]
There are several excellent resources available through ABA Sales about the Ivory-billed Woodpecker and other endangered and/or extinct birds. Some notable titles:
The Grail Bird: The Search for the Ivory-billed Woodpecker
by Tim Gallagher
Hardcover; 288 pages
Illustrations: 8-page color insert
ABA Sales Price: $18 [List Price: $25]
Preorder your copy from ABA Sales by calling (800) 634-7736.
Race to Save the Lord God Bird
by Phillip Hoose
The tragedy of extinction is revealed through the dramatic story of a legendary bird, the Ivory-billed Woodpecker, and the people who tried to paint it, shoot it, sell it, and in a last ditch effort, save it. This true story spanning two hundred years, provides a window into our country’s changing ideas about conservation.
The Ghost with Trembling Wings
by Scott Weidensaul
Three or four times an hour, eighty or more times a day, a unique species of plant or animal vanishes forever. Yet every so often one of these lost species resurfaces. The author pursues stories ofloss and recovery, of endurance against the odds, and of surprising resurrections.
Read breaking news reports from across the country about this historic discovery of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker in Arkansas. More links will be added and updated as they become available.
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Rediscovering the Ivory-billed Woodpecker
The Nature Conservancy
About the effort to find the Ivory-billed Woodpecker
U.S. Department of Interior
Science Magazine [PDF 584k]
Ivory-Billed Woodpecker (Campephilus principalis) Persists in Continental North America
NPR Morning Edition Report
Ivory-Billed Woodpecker Rediscovered in Arkansas
Experts: 'Extinct' Woodpecker Found