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.
Birding in the US and Abroad: extensive list of birding links
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.
Audubon Rockies: Audubon’s regional office includes both Colorado and Wyoming
Arkansas Valley Audubon Society
Serving the Pueblo area. Check out their field trips!
The 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.
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.
Friends of the Pawnee National Grassland is a site run by Gary Lefko, aimed at fostering “an interest in grassland birds of the Pawnee and beyond amongst Colorado birders and visitors to our great state.”
Other Useful Links
Birding for Kids
How to get started, equipment, how to find birds, and other resources.
The Young Birder Backyard Guide
Good information on birds written by and for a young birder.
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.
Another site for learning about binoculars.
Hummingbird Gardens – Herbs and Flowers for Hummingbirds
Listen to over 600 species of North American birds