Birds of Louisiana

Louisiana provides a wealth of prime habitat or both breeding and migratory bird species.  Louisiana's coastal wetlands provide particularly important, and fragile, habita


State Bird


Flicker aka Yellowhammer

The Louisiana state bird is the Brown Pelican





Online Resources for Alabama Bird Watchers


The Louisiana Breeding Bird Atlas
Online version of the atlas with information on all birds breeding in the state.

Louisiana Bird Atlas
A ongoing project to track observed bird distributions.

Louisiana Ornithological Society 

Official Louisiana Birds Field Checklist
In printable PDF format.

Guide to birding in Southeast Louisiana

Louisiana Birding Trails
Includes the America's Wetland Birding Trail, Mississippi River Birding Trail,
Red River Birding Trail, and Zachary Taylor Parkway Birding Trail.

The Great Louisiana BirdFest
Annual spring event at the Northlake Nature Center

Feliciana Hummingbird Celebration
Annual hummingbird event