Links

Birding Links

Iowa Birds & Birding (Iowa Ornithologists' Union)
Waterloo, Iowa - Iowa's 1st Bird Friendly Community
Bird Friendly Iowa


Birdcams, Podcasts & Blogs - (Birdcams are seasonal; check back if they are not live)

Decorah Eagle Cam, Decorah, Iowa
Cornell Lab of Ornithology Birdcams

Talkin' Birds - Radio show about wild birds and the beauty of nature

Speaking of Nature - Photo blog by PRAS Board member, Kenneth Heiar

Ladage Photography - Photo blog by PRAS member, Kip Ladage



Identification Sites

Cornell Lab of Ornithology
All About Birds - Online Birds Guide
Audubon's Online Guide to North American Birds  
Birding Basics & Tips to Improve ID Skills 
Beginner's Guide to Bird Watching
Birding by Ear Feb 2017 PRAS Presentation Handout
Bird-Sounds.net
Xeno-canto: Sharing bird sounds from around the world
Downloadable Bird ID Posters: Common Feeder Birds & Hummingbirds

Eastern Sparrow Facial Markings-ID Help
Duck Facial Markings-ID Help
Shorebird Facial Markings-ID Help
Plover Facial Markings-ID Help
Woodpecker Facial Markings-ID Help
Warbler Facial Markings-ID Help
Warbler Identification Guide
Warbler ID Tips -- Warbler ID Quiz



Birding Listservs--What's Being Seen by Other Birders

Iowa Ornithologists' Union - Iowa Bird Listserv -- Join the listserv to see Iowa sightings or find the link to read messages without joining
Surfbirds: The World Birding Website -- Search for Iowa or any other state or country


Birding Festivals

Birding Festivals - Posted on Cornell Lab of Ornithology website -- Scroll down to see the current listings for birding festivals.

Other Links of Interest