Birds & Birding Resources

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Links to Recommended Birding Websites

All About Birds - The Cornell Lab of Ornithology's online guide to birds and bird watching. Simply the best!


Audubon Online Bird Guide


eBird - A real-time, online birding checklist program launched in 2002 by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society.


eNature,com - Provides information drawn from National Audubon Society Field Guides. Bird calls, local guides, and create and maintain online life lists.


Great Backyard Bird Count - Launched in 1998 by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society, the Great Backyard Bird Count was the first online citizen-science project to collect data on wild birds and to display results in near real-time.


North American Warbler Gallery - A gallery of warbler photos by Glenn Bartley, a world renowned professional nature photographer from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.


The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Birdwatching - An excellent resource, even if you are a seasoned birder. It covers the basics of birding in detail, but also gives lots more info, like the best birding locations in the U.S. and Canada, links to a number of great bird-oriented websites, and links to the best guide books and phone apps for birders. Worth checking out!


Hummingbird Guide - A great guide to everything you wanted to know about hummingbirds and more!. It includes a number of videos about these incredible birds including a slow-motion video of one hovering, and one of a snoring hummingbird!

Links to Recommended Birding Books