There are many valuable resources available to birders.  Below is a partial list to help you get started. 


Local Resources

County/State Audubon Society

County/State Park Districts

State Division of Wildlife and other state and local conservation organizations

Area independent bird products store owners

Books and field guides from your local library, retail book store, bird products stores, or from online


Online Resources

Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s website –

North American Bluebird Society (NABS) –

Wild Bird Feeding Industry (WBFI) -

National Audubon Society -

National Wildlife Federation -


. . . . and many more!