Bird watching, or birding as it is now called,  is one of America's most popular hobbies. 

Content in this section is primarily for those who already have an interest in birds and bird watching.  Birders often take trips to parks or distant locations to see more birds and a greater diversity of birds.   Birders often keep one or more lists of the birds they see.  The ABCs section has information on getting started with birdwatching.


arizona woodpeckerThe Arizona Woodpecker has a very limited range in the United States, primarily a small part of southeastern Arizona. Photograoh © Alan Wilson.


The Backyard Birds section is more focused on attracting a feeding birds.