Birds of Indiana

Are you wondering what that bird is in your backyard?  Common backyard birds found in Indiana include the Northern Cardinal, American Goldfinch, Dark-eyed Junco, and American Robin.

Indiana Native Plants. Landscape with native plants to add beauty and wildlife habitat to your property.


State Bird


Flicker aka Yellowhammer

The Indiana state bird is the Cardinal






Online Resources for Indiana Bird Watchers


Indiana Audubon Society
Nice website with Indiana bird information and news.

Indiana Bird Checklist
The birds of Indiana.

Common Backyard Birds of Indiana
Photos of common feeder birds.

The Chipper Woods Bird Observatory
You'll find an Indiana Birds Checklist in pdf format here.

Birds of Indiana State Parks and Reservoirs(pdf)
Print it and take it on your next outing

Bird Watching at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

Ohio Vally Birding Festival
Guided birdwatching hikes to see the spring migrating birds.