January 7, 2016

Birding Organizations

There are many great tools online for birders of all levels. A great place to start learning more is Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s All About Birds website. It is full of helpful information and tips, has multiple color photographs of all North American species, and recordings of each species’ songs and calls.

The best way to meet other birders, is to contact your local Audubon chapter, birding club, or the Audubon Society of Missouri (ASM). Missouri is fortunate to have over ten different Audubon chapters across the state. No matter where you live in Missouri, you will be near a local birding organization. ASM also has an excellent website and sponsors two major outings annually. ASM maintains detailed records of all the species detected on areas around the state, and provides birders with the Annotated Checklist of all birds of Missouri.