The American Birding Association Field Guides each include hundreds of species birders are most likely to see in their state or province. Illustrated with crisp, color photographs, they include descriptions of each bird along with tips of when and where to see them, and are written by local expert birders.
ABA Young Birder Program includes ABA Young Birder Camps, the ABA Young Birder Mentoring Program, and the young birder magazine, The Fledgling.
When you travel with ABA, you help build a better future for birds, birders, and birding. We combine great field birding, amazing destinations, and cultural immersion, while supporting local communities.
Birders’ Exchange provides birdwatching equipment and resources to organizations in the United States, Canada, Latin America, and the Caribbean with an educational need.
The American Birding Association is proud to partner with Thanksgiving Coffee Company to bring you Song Bird Coffee. Song Bird is grown on small farms that have been certified Bird-Friendly by the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center, the gold standard for shade-grown, organic coffees.
ABA Community Weekends
ABA Community Weekends bring birders together near you! With the help of local friends and partners, we offer guided bird walks, workshops, and gatherings in cities across the U.S. and Canada and it’s free to participants.
Here you will find articles (in PDF format) pertaining to bird identification, from Birding, and Winging It, and A Bird’s-Eye View.
Over 700 articles—with more being added regularly—searchable and tagged by species mentioned. There are two tabs: one for all of the articles, and the other containing articles pertaining to “fieldcraft”. Those tend to detail field skills applicable to many species—such as understanding molt—rather than how to identify certain species.