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Semenchuk, Glen P. 1992. The atlas of breeding birds of Alberta. Federation of Alberta Naturalists. 391 p. $45.00

British Columbia

Campbell, R. Wayne, et al. 1990. The birds of British Columbia. 2 vols. published (Loons-Waterfowl and Birds of Prey-Woodpeckers). Royal British Columbia Museum. 514 and 636 p.


Shuford, W. David. 1993. The Marin County breeding bird atlas: a distributional and natural history of coastal California birds. Bushtit Books, P.O. Box 233, Bolinas, CA 94924. $28.45 (paper $24.95).

Roberson, Don, and Chris Tenney. 1993. Atlas of the breeding birds of Monterey County. 448 p. $19.95 soft, $45.00 hard.

Burridge, Betty, ed. 1995. Sonoma County Breeding Bird Atlas. $20.


Kingery, Hugh. 1999. Colorado Breeding Bird Atlas.


Bevier, Louis R. 1994. The Atlas of Breeding Birds of Connecticut. DEP, Hartford. 461 p. $39.95.


Hess, Gene K., Richard L. West, Maurice V. Barnhill, III, and Lorraine M. Fleming. 2000. Birds of Delaware. Univ. Pittsburgh Press. $65.


Castrale, J.S., E. M. Hopkins, and C.E. Keller. 1998. Atlas of Breeding Birds of Indiana. Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Indianapolis. 388pp. Cloth. Cost: $20 plus $3.50 S&H (plus $1 sales tax for Indiana residents). Available from: Customer Service Center, 402 W. Washington St., Room W160, Indianapolis, IN 46204. 204 species accounts, 162 distribution maps, 14 numbered text figures, 7 tables.


Jackson, L. S. et al. 1997. Iowa breeding bird atlas. Univ. Iowa Press, ~$12 soft, $40 hard.


Palmer-Ball, Brainard, Jr. 1996. The Kentucky breeding bird atlas. Univ. Press of Kentucky. 372 p. $29.95.


Wiedenfeld, David A. and M. Mark Swan. 2000. Louisiana Breeding Bird Atlas. Louisiana Sea Grant College Program, Communications Office, Sea Grant Building, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803. Price $15 plus postage. Contact: Mark Swan, The Nature Conservancy, P.O. Box 4125, Baton Rouge LA 70821; 225-338-1040; mswan@tnc.org


Adamus, Paul R. [1987] Atlas of breeding birds in Maine. 1978-1983. Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, Public Information Division, 284 State St., Station #41, Augusta, ME 04333. 366 p. $9.00

Maritime Provinces

Erskine, Anthony J. 1992. Atlas of breeding birds of the Maritime Provinces. Nova Scotia Museum, Halifax. 270 p. $29.95 (paper).


Klimkiewicz, M. Kathleen, and Joanne K. Solem. 1978. The breeding bird atlas of Montgomery and Howard Counties, Maryland. Maryland Birdlife 34:3-39.

Robbins, Chandler S., senior ed. 1996. Atlas of the breeding birds of Maryland and the District of Columbia. Univ. Pittsburgh Press. 479 p.


Veit, Richard R., and Wayne R. Petersen. 1993. Birds of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Audubon Society, Lincoln, MA 01773. 514 p. 617-259-9500 [This includes some atlas maps, but the state atlas has not yet been published.]


Brewer, Richard, Gail A. McPeek, and Raymond J. Adams, Jr. 1991. The atlas of the breeding birds of Michigan. Mich. Univ. Press, East Lansing. 594 p. $39.95.


Jacobs, Brad, and James D. Wilson. 1997. Missoui breeding bird atlas. Missouri Dept. of Conservation, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0180. $11 + $2 shipping.

New Hampshire

Foss, Carol R. 1994. Atlas of breeding birds in New Hampshire. Audubon Society of New Hampshire, Concord. 414 p. 603-224-9909 $40 + $3 for Overlays.

New Mexico

Travis, James R. 1992. Atlas of the breeding birds of Los Alamos County, New Mexico. Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545. 281 p. Available to the public from National Technical Information Service, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, 5285 Port Royal Rd., Springfield, VA 22161.

New York

Andrle, Robert F., and Janet R. Carroll (eds.). 1988. The atlas of breeding birds in New York State. Cornell Univ. Press, Ithaca. 551 p.


Peterjohn, Bruce G., and Daniel L. Rice. 1991. The Ohio breeding bird atlas. Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources, Division of Natural Areas and Preserves, Columbus, Ohio. 416 p. OUT OF PRINT but a few copies available at Cleveland Museum of Natural History Book Store, Cleveland, Ohio. No plans for reprinting.


Cadman, Michael D., Paul F. J. Eagles, and Fred M. Helleiner. 1987. Atlas of the breeding birds of Ontario. Fed. of Ont. Naturalists, Don Mills, Ont.  617 p. $60.00.


Adamus, P.R., K. Larsen, G. Gillson, and C.R. Miller. 2001. Oregon Breeding Bird Atlas. CD-ROM. Also includes Lane County Breeding Bird Atlas. Available from Oregon Field Ornithologists, P.O. Box 10373, Eugene, OR 97440. $25.


Brauning, Daniel W. (ed.). 1992. Atlas of breeding birds in Pennsylvania. Univ. Pittsburgh Press. 484 p. 412-624-4110


[Published in both French and English editions; no other information yet.]

Rhode Island

Enser, Richard W. 1992. The atlas of breeding birds in Rhode Island. R.I. Dept. of Environmental Management, Providence. 206 p.


Smith, Alan R. 1996. Atlas of Saskatchewan birds. Nature Saskatchewan.  456 p. $45.00 (spiral).

South Dakota

Peterson, Richard A. 1995. South Dakota breeding bird atlas. S. Dak. Ornithologists' Union. 276 p. Spiral. $22.00


Nicholson, Charles P.


Laughlin, Sarah B., and Douglas P. Kibbe (eds.). 1985. The atlas of breeding birds of Vermont. Vermont Inst. of Natural Science, P.O. Box 86, Woodstock,VT 05091. 456 p. $60.00. 802-457-2779


Virginia Society of Ornithology. 1989. Virginia's breeding birds: an atlas workbook. 228 p. [Preliminary maps for the years 1984-1988; limited printing for Virginia atlas participants] Inquire of Mrs. John Dalmas, 520 Rainbow Forest Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24502.

Washington State

Breeding Birds of Washington State: Location data and Predicted Distributions. Smith, Mattocks, and Cassidy. Contact Seattle Audubon Society, 206-523-4483

West Virginia

Buckelew, Albert R. Jr., and George A. Hall. 1994. West Virginia Breeding Bird Atlas. Univ. Pittsburgh Press (412-624-4110) 215 p. $27.95.


Grid size for these is one degree of latitude and longitude. More recent editions may be available for some of these.

Kingery, Hugh E., and Walter D. Graul (eds.). 1978. Colorado bird distribution latilong study. 62 p. Nongame Section, Colorado Div. of Wildlife, 6060 Broadway, Denver 80216.

Skaar, Palmer David. 1980. Montana bird distribution. Second edition. 66 p. Pub. by P. D. Skaar, 501 S. Third, Bozeman, MT.

Walters, Robert E. 1983. Utah bird distribution: latilong study 1983. 97 p. $3.50 from Nongame Section, Utah Div. of Wildlife Resources, 1596 West North Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah 84116.

Oakleaf, Bob, et al. (eds.). 1979. Working draft of Wyoming avian atlas. 68 p. Wyoming Game and Fish Dept., Game Division, 260 Buena Vista, Lander, WY 82520 (phone 307-332-2688).

OLD WORLD ATLASES (some recent publications)

Smith, K.W., C.W. Dee, J.D. Fearnside, E.W. Fletcher & R.N. Smith. 1993. The Breeding Birds of Hertfordshire. Hertfordshire Nat. Hist. Soc. 316 pp. L22.00 (rev. BTO News 192:19, 1994).

Thomas, David. 1979. Tasmanian Bird Atlas. Fauna of Tasmania Handbook No. 2, Univ. Tasmania. 171 pp.

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