Birding Guides, Books and Media

The Birder’s Basic Library
The Top 50 Bird Books You Should Have In Your Library

One of the most important things you can do to become a better birder is research.  There is a lot of information out there on wild birds.  How to identify birds and how to attract them.  How to help with bird conservation and yes, even information on how to pish.  Ian “Birdbooker” Paulsen has created this list of the top 50 books that should be in a birder’s basic library that have been published since 1993.  You can download it right here.

BirdFreak’s Guide To Taking Kids Birding

My friend Eddie Callaway from has written a couple of great guides for teaching kids how to bird.  You can download them right here for FREE or go to his website by clicking the link above and download them from him for FREE.  Either way you get some super information on how to get kids interested in birding and how to guide them on a birding trip.  Even if you download them here, please go check out Eddie’s Website Birdfreak and enjoy!

Birdfreak Guide To Taking Kids Birding Ages 6 – 12

Birdfreak Guide For Teen Birders 13 – 19

BIRD “The Definitive Visual Guide”

If you want to own one of the most incredible resourcesBird The Definitive Visual Guide you will ever find on birds, you have to get this one! Click this link BIRD

This huge 10 inch x 12 inch book, BIRD “The Definitive Visual Guide” to birds not only has 485 full color pages of birds and bird information, it also contains a CD of 60 bird sounds and calls from all over the world. Sounds you have never heard in your life and probably never will without this book.

I just can’t say enough about this new book from the Audubon. If you have any bird lovers on your Christmas list, you have to look no further than this and the best thing is the price. You can click on my link to Amazon (above or below) or if you live near a Costco store like I do, you can get this super resource for only $28. Enjoy!

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Gary August 5, 2016 at 6:16 pm


Thanks for the references. I will definitely have to check these birding items out, especially that library of 50 books.


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