Skip to main content
An online system for searching and retrieving information relating to amphibian biology and conservation. AmphibiaWeb was created in conjunction with the Digital Library Project at the University of California, Berkeley.
Audubon's Birds of America
Online version of John James Audubon's Birds of America, from an 1840 "First Octavo Edition" of Audubon's complete seven volume text. Presents Audubon's images and original text descriptions.
A Global Information System on Fishes. FishBase contains practically all fish species known to science. It was developed at the WorldFish Center in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations ( FAO) and many other partners, and with support from the European Commission ( EC).
Mammals - Reference books
Walker's mammals of the world
Call Number: URI Ref. QL703 .W222 1999
All mammalian genera are covered. Detailed description, behavior, habits, range, endangered species status, and a list of species in each genus, is included.
Reptiles and Amphibians - Reference Books
Birds - Reference Books
Birds of North America
Call Number: URI Ref. QL681 .B625
Ongoing series of articles providing the most information per species of any reference work in our collection. Lengthy bibliographies. Illustrated. 716 species included as of this date. Cumulative index in each volume. Own v.1(1992/93)-v.18(2002).
Handbook of the birds of the world
Call Number: URI Ref. QL673 .H265 1992
Each family has a lengthy discussion with color photographs. Species accounts follow, and for each species, description, taxonomy, habitat, feeding, breeding, endangered species status, and range map are included. 10 volumes are planned.
The Sibley Guide to Birds
Call Number: URI Ref. QL681 .S487 2000
Covers 810 species in North America north of Mexico. Unique feature is the comprehensive inclusion of all plumage forms (male, female, juvenile, color phases) as well as birds perched and in flight.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.