Learning to identify the birds you see is a fun and rewarding experience. If you are a novice at identifying birds we have several options for you.
Nifty Fifty Guides: Our Nifty Fifty Guide to the Birds of New York is available on-line and in print. It contains 25 common backyard birds and 25 additional common birds found in New York. Purchase the print version.
The online version is shown below. Click on a corner to turn the page.
Birdzilla.com has multiple resources for identifying a bird you have seen as well as information on improving your identification skills. You can also send us an image on the NameThatBird.com web site and we will try to identify it for you.