Natural History References

 
 

BIRDS


Avibase:  9 million records about 10,000 species and 22,000 subspecies


Southwestern New Mexico Audubon Society


Mesilla Valley Audubon Society


New Mexico Ornithological Society


The Dynamic Environmental History of Southwest Willow Flycatcher Habitat.pdf


Birding the Day Away - One of the best visual aids to identifying the parts of a bird.


BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS


Butterflies of New Mexico


Moths of New Mexico


New Mexico Butterfly Blog


Butterflies of New Mexico showing range by county


Article on Butterflies of Southern New Mexico


Glossary of Entomology Terms


Rio Grande Nature Site (Butterflies)


Rio Grande Nature Site (Moths)


Pacific Northwest Moths - Glossary


GENERAL


Nature Serve Explorer:   70,000+ plants, animals, and ecosystems of the United States and Canada


Biota Information of New Mexico (BISON)



GEOLOGY


New Mexico Geological Society



INSECTS


The New World Tarantula-Hawk Wasp Genus Pepsis


BugGuide:  Identification, Images, & Information for Insects, Spiders & Their Kin for the United States and Canada


A Manual of the Grasshoppers of New Mexico - NMSU


Grasshoppers: Their Biology, Identification, and Management - USDA ARS


Singing Insects of North America - University of Florida Entomology & Nematology Dept.


Extension Resources & Online Publications from University of Florida Entomology and Nematology


Navajo Nature - Focus on Ants in Particular


Ant Ark - Information on ants from around the world


Ants of the Southwest


Bumble Bees of the Western United States.pdf


Nice key to Bumble Bees of New Mexico: Bombus of New Mexico.pdf

 

A Few On-Line References & .pdf’s Hosted Here

MAMMALS


American Society of Mammalogists (Mammals of New Mexico)


New Mexico Mammal Resources  (Museum of Southwestern Biology)


New Mexico List



PLANTS


Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness - Russ Kleinman’s site - Exhaustive


New Mexico Rare Plants (NM Rare Plant Technical Council)


Trees of the Gila Forest Region, New Mexico.pdf by Richard Felger and Kelly Kindscher


Native Plant Society of New Mexico


Wildflowers, Ferns & Trees of Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah


Cactus Guide: cactiguide.com


The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center


The Biota of North America Program - excellent



REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS


New Mexico Herpetological Society


Herpetofauna of New Mexico



SPIDERS


Revision of the Wolf Spiders of the Genus Arctosa...in North and Central America


BugGuide:  Identification, Images, & Information for Insects, Spiders & Their Kin for the United States and Canada