National & International Birding

National Audubon Society
Learn more about the National Audubon Society. You can also find links to other National Audubon Chapters.

American Birding Association: The American Birding Association inspires all people to enjoy and protect wild birds.

Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Home of the Great Backyard Bird Count. Participate in citizen science research projects. Great overall bird resource. Cornell Lab’s “All About Birds” website is full of the latest bird news, plus videos to get you started and to improve your birding skills.

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Birdwatching: Everything you wanted to know to get started birding, by a birder with 20 years of experience.

Colorado Birding

Audubon Rockies: Audubon’s regional office includes both Colorado and Wyoming

Arkansas Valley Audubon Society
Serving the Pueblo area. Check out their field trips!

Bird Conservancy of the Rockies

Colorado Birding Trail signThe Colorado Birding Trail is a major nature tourism initiative to promote non-consumptive outdoor recreation, conservation of resources by private landowners, and a diversified income for rural economies.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Colorado Partners in Flight

Colorado Field Ornithologists
Become a member or view Colorado Birds, an email discussion group that will keep you informed about the latest bird sightings in Colorado.

Denver Field Ornithologists
Their mission is to promote interest in the study and preservation of birds and their habitats. Meeting presentations and field trips) help members learn about birds in the field.

El Paso County Parks
Find a park, learn about the nature centers and upcoming programs and events.

Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo

Other Useful Links

Birding for Kids
How to get started, equipment, how to find birds, and other resources.

The Ultimate Guide to Birdwatching
An extensive list of birding resources (some of which are listed here already).

Making Bird Houses With Unused Material At Home
Fun birdhouses to make, but please make sure any nest boxes offered to actual birds are sturdy, weather-proof, and can be cleaned between residents. Those not suitable for actual nests can be considered decorative.

All Best Binoculars
An impartial site that reviews the pros and cons of different binocular brands.

Optics Planet
Another site for learning about binoculars.

Hummingbird Gardening
Hummingbird Gardens – Herbs and Flowers for Hummingbirds

Bird Sounds
Listen to over 600 species of North American birds

Aiken Audubon’s Blog List