Links and References
Page Last Updated: February 21 2021
Toronto Links
Explore Toronto's watershed
Information on Crother's Woods in the lower Don Valley
Information on Don Valley Brickworks in the lower Don Valley
Information on Todmorden Mills in the lower Don Valley
Bird Links
Toronto References
Leaside, edited by Jane Pitfield, ISBN 978-1-55002-875-1
Toronto Sketches, Mike Filey
Sights and scenes from Toronto's Don River Valley
Hidden Toronto
Toronto and Southern Ontario Birding Forum
Birds of Canada
Bird References
The Birds of North America online
The ROM Field Guide to Birds of Ontario, Janice M. Hughes, ISBN 0-7710-7650-9
Monarch Watch, University of Kansas
Insect Links
Database of insects and spiders for Canada and the U.S.
Birds of North America (Eastern Region), Fred J. Alsop, ISBN 978-0-7894-7156-7
The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America, David Allen Sibley, ISBN 0-679-45120-X
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds (Eastern Region), ISBN 0-679-42852-6
Atlas of the Breeding Birds of Ontario (2001-2005), ISBN 978-1-896059-15-0
Lady Beetles of Ontario
What's that Bug?
University of Georgia
Moths of the Ottawa area
Insect References
Insects: Their Natural History and Diversity (eastern North America), Stephen A. Marshall, ISBN 978-1-55297-900-6
Field Guide to Insects and Spiders of North America, Arthur V. Evans, ISBN 978-1-4027-4153-1
Beginner's Guide to Dragonflies, Lilian Stokes et. al., ISBN 0-316-81679-5
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Butterflies, ISBN 0-394-51914-0
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Insects and Spiders, ISBN 0-394-50763-0
Information on Leaside
Information on Charles Sauriol
Information on Taylor Creek
Information on Ernest Thompson Seton
Wisconsin Breeding Bird Atlas - Species Image Library
Wisconsin Breeding Bird Atlas - Species Audio Library
Atlas of the Breeding Birds of Ontario
Index to Bird Atlas projects
Plant References
The ROM Field Guide to Wildflowers of Ontario , Timothy Dickinson, ISBN 0-7710-7652-5
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers (Eastern Region), ISBN 0-375-40232-2
Plant Links
Ontario Wildflowers
Trees in Canada
Trees in Canada, John Laird Farrar, ISBN 1-55041-199-3
Trees of Ontario, Linda Kershaw, ISBN 1-55105-274-1
Ontario Wildflowers, Linda Kershaw, ISBN 1-55105-285-7
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Remembering the Don, Charles Sauriol, ISBN 0-920474-22-5
Selected extracts from "The Cardinal", 1951-56
Field Guide to Trees of North America, Bruce Kershner et. al., ISBN 978-1-4027-3875-3
Caterpillars of Eastern North America, David L. Wagner, ISBN 0-691-12144-3
Field Guide to Birds of North America, Edward S. Brinkley, ISBN 978-1-4027-3874-6
Natural Resources Conservation Service - Plants Database
Photographic images and tips about wildlife in the Toronto area
Field Guide to Wildflowers of North America, David M. Brandenburg, ISBN 978-1-4027-4154-8
Anatomical Atlas of Flies
Toronto District School Board - bird, plant, tree identification
For native plant gardeners & stewards in Toronto and southern Ontario
Keir Morse - Botanist & Photographer
Photos of Wetland Plants from Michigan and the Upper Midwest
Range Plants of Utah - Utah State University
Exploring where nature meets the urban enviroment
The Sibley Guide to Trees, David Sibley, ISBN 978-0-375-41519-7
Toronto's waterfront trail
Site Builder - Site building software - web hosting
GIMP - Image processing software - freeware - open source
CaptureWizPro - Image capture software
Audacity - Sound editing software - freeware - open source
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs - Ontario weeds
Trees of North America
Other Links & References
Mushrooms of Ontario and Eastern Canada, George Barron, ISBN 978-1-55105-199-4
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms, Gary Lincoff, ISBN 0-394-51992-2
Toronto Field Naturalists - nature walks, lectures, newsletter
An aid to identifying North American birds
Toronto Entomologists' Association
Flowering and Non-flowering Plants of Missouri, USA
North American Native Plant Society - Native Plant Database
The ROM Field Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles of Ontario, Ross D. MacCulloch, ISBN 0-7710-7651-7
Mycological Society of Toronto - Mushrooms
High Park nature
Newcomb's Wildflower Guide, Lawrence Newcomb, ISBN 978-0-31660-442-0
Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Minnesota Wildflowers
Illinois Wildflowers
Wildflowers of Pittsburgh
Andy's Northern Ontario Wildflowers
Canadian Wildflowers
Monitor website visitors
American Insects
Wildlife observations from around Brooklyn and NYC
University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Flora of Wisconsin
Ontario Trees & Shrubs
Northern Ontario Plant Database
Bringing glory to Earth's small and neglected creatures
Tracks & Sign of Insects and Other Invertebrates, Charley Eiseman and Noah Charney, ISBN 978-0-8117-3624-4
A microscopic world, invisible to the unaided human eye
Moth Photographers Group at Mississippi State University
Tangled Web
Field Biology in Southeastern Ohio
Grasses, an Identification Guide, Lauren Brown, ISBN 978-0-395-62881-2
Shrubs of Ontario, James Soper & Margaret Heimburger, ISBN 0-88854-283-6
Ohioense - Bob's Brain on Botany
Peterson Filed Guide - Ferns of Northeastern and Central North America, Boughton Cobb et. al., ISBN 0-618-39406-0
The Free Encyclopedia
Ontario Weeds, Publication 505, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA)
Delaware Wildflowers
Mushroom identification
Dragonflies and Damselflies of the East, Dennis Paulson, ISBN 978-0-691-12283-0
Website search tool
A plant database of 154 families (pdf files)
Canadian Tree Tours - Maps of self-guided tree tours
Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America, David Beadle and Seabrooke Leckie, ISBN 978-0-547-23848-7
Wild Berries of Ontario, Fiona Hamersley Chambers & Cory Harris, ISBN 978-1-55105-867-2
Invasive Plants, Sylvan Ramsey Kaufman & Wallace Kaufman, ISBN 978-0-8117-3365-6
Ontario Moths
Biological Survey of Canada - Identification Atlas of the Vespidae of the Northeast
Kaufman Field Guide to Insects of North America, Eric R. Eaton and Kenn Kaufman, ISBN 978-0-618-15310-7
Biological Survey of Canada - The Fruit Flies (Tephritidae) of Ontario
Beechwood Wetland Blog
City of Toronto Biodiversity Series:
Birds of Toronto, ISBN 978-1-895739-67-1
Butterflies of Toronto, ISBN 978-1-895739-62-6
Fishes of Toronto, ISBN 978-1-895739-63-3
Spiders of Toronto, ISBN 978-1-895739-66-4
The Ontario Butterfly Atlas, Anthony M. Holmes, Ronald R. Tasker, Quimby F. Hess, Alan J. Hanks, ISBN 0-921631-11-1
The Living World of Molluscs
Bug Eric - Insects, Spiders and other Arthropods
A Field Guide to the Slugs of Kentucky
Ontario Invading Species Awareness Program
Wild Urban Plants of the Northeast, Peter Del Tredici, ISBN 978-0-8014-7458-3
Butterflies and Moths of North America - generate regional checklist
Fontenelle Nature Association - Omaha Nebraska
Ontario Crayfish Identification Guide
Mammals of Toronto, ISBN 978-1-895739-65-7
Reptiles and Amphibians of Toronto, ISBN 978-1-895739-64-0
Les Hémiptères (True bugs) du Québec
Reclaimng the Don, Jennifer L. Bonnell, ISBN 978-1-4426-1225-9
An environmental history of Toronto's Don River Valley
Riverdale, East of the Don, Elizabeth Gillan Muir, ISBN 9781459728714
Kansas Wildflowers & Grasses
Plants of Southern Ontario, Richard Dickonson & France Royer, ISBN 978-1-55105-906-8
Winter World - the ingenuity of animal survival, Bernd Heinrich, ISBN 978-0-06-112907-0
Inventory of species found during a 24 hour period
Toronto's Ravines and Urban Forests, Jason Ramsay-Brown,
ISBN 978-1-4594-0875-3
Natural heritage and local history
The ROM Field Guide to Butterflies of Ontario, Peter W. Hall, Colin D. Jones, Antonia Guidotti, Brad Hubley, ISBN 978-0-88854-497-1
Beetles of Eastern North America, Arthur V. Evans, ISBN 978-0-691-13304-1
Butterfly count
The Bruce Trail Reference, Bruce Trail Conservancy, ISBN
Maps and Trail Guide
Peterson Field Guide - Wildflowers of Northeastern / North-central North America, Roger Tory Peterson et. al., ISBN 978-0-395-91172-3
British Moths, Chris Manley, ISBN 978-1-472-90770-7
Mushrooms of Toronto, ISBN 978-1-895739-72-5
Bees of Toronto, ISBN 978-1-895739-73-2
Trees, Shrubs & Vines of Toronto, ISBN 978-1-895739-77-0
Butterflies of Ontario
Compilation of the Toronto Sun's "The Way We Were" columns on the city's history
History of Leaside
History of Riverdale
Don Mills - From Forests and Farms to Forces of Change, Scott
Kennedy, ISBN 978-1-4597-3682-5
History of Don Mills
Bird sounds of North American species
Wildflowers of Toronto's High Park
Sharing Bird Sounds from around the World
Bugged - The Insects Who Rule the World and the People Obsessed with Them, David MacNeal, ISBN 978-1-250-09550-3
Biological Survey of Canada - Chrysops females of Canada east of the Rockies
Toronto Street Art Strolls, Nathalie Prezeau, ISBN 978-0-9684432-9-3
Discover Toronto's Graffiti, Murals and Public Art
Discover and Explore Toronto's Waterfront, Mike Filey,
ISBN 978-1-55002-304-6
Lakeside Sites and History
Wild City, Tim Tiner, Doug Bennet, ISBN 978-0-7710-8569-7
A Guide to Nature in Urban Toronto
Up North, Tim Tiner, Doug Bennet, ISBN 978-0-7710-1116-0
A Guide to Ontario's Wilderness
Up North Again, Tim Tiner, Doug Bennet, ISBN 978-0-7710-1115-3
More of Ontario's Wilderness
Gary Yankech Photography