getting started

Piping Plover

Tips, Articles, and Resources
to help you start birding

What attracts us to birds? We might be drawn through a curiosity about their behavior or visual appeal, or an interest in biology or conservation.

 

There are many reasons to explore birdwatching. It could be a desire to be outdoors more, to practice photography, to join a community, or a personal curiosity. Or a close friend or partner might be your impetus. Ideas to get you started: