The previous blog referenced Birdcast, a very useful website for your planning purposes. It shows bird migration forecast information based on wind & weather data. Of course your favorite guide books offer apps for mobile devices and its handy have a weather app onboard and one for mapping.
Check out these additional digital tools:
- http://www.ebird.org … for recording your checklists …
- http://birdtunes.earth …. for bird song/call identification, offering a wide & useful range of vocalization categories.
- http://www.birdseyebirding.com … for finding which birds are in a current area and for identifying birding hotspots.
- http://www.bartonstreet.com/Tom/birds/codetable.html … offers a list of id codes for North American species.