Online Bookstore

Our affiliated online bookstore,, offers a wide variety of items for birders and nature lovers, including thousands of books. A portion of the sales from the store benefits the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology.

Online Nature Mall was created in 2005 by Pete Thayer, president of Thayer Birding Software since 1994. Pete is an expert financial analyst and avid birder and currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Roger Tory Peterson Institute. He is an ardent supporter of scientific and conservation research and the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology. His revolutionary Thayer Birding Software allows birders to keep track of their lists electronically, and serves as an important tool for education and furthering citizen science.