Nifty Fifty Bird Guide Series

Always one of the most popular section on, the Nifty Fifty Bird Guides are now available in a print.  The guides are in a magazine format which provides ample space for large, beautiful images. 

The state-specific guides cover 50 common species for the state.  Twenty five species are the most commonly reported feeder and backyard birds as reported in a recent year to Project FeederWatch.  The remaining 25 species represent common and often colorful wide spread species.

Bird family specific guides are also available, such as guides dedicated to Hummingbirds or Waterfowl.



Our photographers:

The images were taken by several nationally known photographers, including:

Glenn Bartley

Sam Crowe - Editor of

Greg Lavaty

Tom Grey

Alan and Elain Wilson