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VIREO (Visual Resources for Ornithology) is the world-wide bird photography collection of The Academy of Natural Sciences. With more than 180,000 photographs representing over 7,300 species VIREO is the world's most comprehensive collection of ornithological images.

More than 700 photographers from around the world have contributed to VIREO. The collection contains work by some of the world's most talented bird photographers.

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BIRD ACADEMY uses images from VIREO to illustrate ornithological topics and concepts. We welcome suggestions and participation in building this educational resource.

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