Here is a list of Birding links in no particular order:
(Also check the sidebar for interesting Bird Blogs)
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Great site with marvelous photos of so many birds!
He wrote a great bird handbook for East Asian birds & more. He also gives tours when he is in Hokkaido.
WBSJ Home with links in English to some bird sanctuaries. Google translate will work fairly well on the pages.
4. Branches of the WBSJ
List in Japan to find a group to bird with.
Catalog your birdlists, find birding hotspots, and much more.
The world bird database
Japan birding section
Very friendly forum with a lot to offer.
9. Xeno Canto
Bird sounds from around the world to search and listen to.
10. Bubo Listings
Viewable world life & checklists of birders.
These 2 lists below from Armas Hill have been invaluable for subspecies notation:
13. Documents of interest: