This web page, an aid to travel and vacation planning
  for the entire province of Nova Scotia,
supports and augments the
Birding Sites of Nova Scotia guidebook.

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Tourism Information & Orientation
Useful Print References
Natural History Resources
Birds  --  Other Nature  --  Organisations
Weather & Tides
Parks & Protected Areas
Cultural Heritage Attractions
Chapter Introductions -- Lyric Information
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Canadian Birding Tours:
Guided Tours and Trip Planning for Nova Scotia

Tourism & Orientation Web Sites

Canadian Birding Tours
Orientation - Maps
Maps in PDF format designed for the inside back and front covers of the Guide
Counties of Nova Scotia
Overview of Nova Scotia
Just Print, Cut, and Paste
(Note: print with the following dimensions: 20 cm x 13 cm = 7.75" x 5.0 ")
Order a Free Nova Scotia Highway Map either
or by Phone: 1-800-565-0000  (Canada & United States)
On-line Road Map of Nova Scotia
On-line Map of Nova Scotia's counties
Orientation - Information
Official Nova Scotia Tourism Site
Nova Scotia On-line -- Tourism, Travel, & Business Guide
Nova Scotia Geographical Names - Search Engine
Nova Scotia Highway & Road Conditions
Nova Scotia Highway Web Cameras (year round)
Scenic Travelways Information
Halifax International Airport -- Flight & Traveler Information
Via Rail Canada
Ferry Information:
Nova Scotia - Maine
Nova Scotia - Newfoundland
Nova Scotia - New Brunswick
Nova Scotia - Prince Edward Island
Acadian Bus Lines
Distance Calculator for Nova Scotia Communities
Province-wide Accomodation Guide
Nova Scotia Bed and Breakfast Association
Nova Scotia Association of Unique Country Inns
Other Useful Information
Canadian Tax Refund Information for Visitors
Nova Scotia Hunting Regulations and Seasons - Big Game
Nova Scotia Hunting Regulations and Seasons - Migratory Birds
Special Link for U.S. Birders Only: Online Metric Converter

Useful Nova Scotia Print References
Birding Sites of Nova Scotia
Atlas of Breeding Birds of the Maritime Provinces
Birds of Nova Scotia
The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America
The Nova Scotia Atlas
Hiking Trails of Nova Scotia
Hiking Trails of Cape Breton
Trails of Halifax Regional Municipality (Trails of the Cities)
A Nature and Hiking Guide to Cape Breton's Cabot Trail
Lighthouses and Lights of Nova Scotia: A Complete Guide
Sea Kayaking in Nova Scotia
Fodor's Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island
Moon Handbooks Atlantic Canada
Maritime Provinces Off the Beaten Path
Other Nature
Discover Nova Scotia: The Ultimate Nature Guide
Newcomb's Wildflower Guide
The Butterflies of Canada
Butterflies Through Binoculars -- The East
Dragonflies Through Binoculars
The Last Billion Years: A Geological History of the Maritime Provinces of Canada
Where the wind blows: A guide to marine weather in Atlantic Canada
Amphibians and Reptiles of Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia Butterfly & Dragonfly Checklists

Natural History Resource Web Sites
Nova Scotia Bird Society
Maritime Breeding Birds Atlas Project
Nova Scotia Birding Trip Reports
Bird Checklist for Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia Rare Bird Alert (NS-RBA)
Winter Birding in Nova Scotia
Birds of Nova Scotia
on-line version of Robie Tufts' classic book
On-line Article (downloadable PDF file):
The Incidence of Vagrant Landbirds on Nova Scotian Islands
"The Auk" Volume 98 No. 2, April 1981
On-line Article (PDF format):
A Notable Autumn Arrival of Reverse Migrants in Nova Scotia
"North American Birds" Vol. 54 (2000) #1
Atlantic Bird Observatory
Bon Portage & Seal Islands
Birds of Sable Island
Roseate Terns in Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia
Backyard Birds of Winter in Nova Scotia
Butterflies of Nova Scotia
Sphynx Moths of Nova Scotia
Atlantic Canada Coleoptera (Beetles)
Reptiles and Amphibians of Nova Scotia, including:
Frogs and Toads
Upcoming Astronomical Events in Nova Scotia's skies
Virtual Field Trip of Nova Scotia's Landscapes
Water Levels in Provincial Rivers
Fossils of Nova Scotia
The Tides of the Bay of Fundy:  Description
The Fundy Shore Eco-tour
Nova Scotia Bird Society
Nova Scotia Wild Flora Society
Halifax Field Naturalists
Annapolis Field Naturalists Society
Blomidon Naturalists Society
Cape Breton Naturalists Society
Eastern Mainland Field Naturalists
South Shore Naturalists Club
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - Nova Scotia Chapter
Nova Scotia Public Lands Coalition
Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History
Federation of Nova Scotia Naturalists
The Nova Scotia Nature Trust
Ecology Action Centre
Tobeatic Wilderness Committee
Eastern Shore Forest Watch
Friends of McNabs Island Society
Woodens River Watershed Environmental Organization
Sackville Rivers Association
Canoe / Kayak Nova Scotia

Weather Web Sites
(Note: TIDE links are on individual county web pages)
Nova Scotia INLAND forecasts
Nova Scotia MARINE forecasts
Nova Scotia Highway & Road Conditions (winter only)
Nova Scotia Highway Web Cameras (year round)
Current Radar Imagery (Halifax, NS)
Upper Air Mandatory Level Plots (for serious weather watchers)
(500 mb plots are indicators of migratory movements)
Current Satellite Imagery
Canadian Hurricane Centre
Hurricane Juan (September 2003) Information Site
Water Levels in Provincial Rivers
Atlantic Ocean Water Temperatures
Trails Web Sites
Shared-Use Trails Map of Nova Scotia
 Nova Scotia Trails Federation
Trans Canada Trail
Parks & Protected Areas Web Sites
 Nova Scotia's Provincial Parks
Nova Scotia's Protected Areas
 National Heritage Rivers in Nova Scotia
 "Important Bird Areas" of the Maritime Provinces 
(Locator Map with Links)

RAMSAR sites in Nova Scotia 
(wetlands of international importance)
Cultural Heritage Attraction Web Sites
Nova Scotia's Provincial Museums
Cultural Heritage Directory of Nova Scotia
Studio Map - Guide to Art & Craft Studios provincewide
Nova Scotia Lighthouse Preservation Society
Nova Scotia Festivals and Events Guide
Chapter Introductions -- Lyric Information
Musicians' Web Sites
Permissions were kindly given me to use geographically relevant
song lyrics to grace my book's chapter
Here are some of those artists' web sites. . .

Stan Rogers
Lennie Gallant
Gordon Bok
Bob Bossin
Allister MacGillivray

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