Birds of Montana

With more than 94 million acres of land and less than a million residents, Montana is all about open land and prime wildlife habitat.

Creating a Bird-Friendly Habitat - Tips from the National Wildlife Federation.


State Bird


Flicker aka Yellowhammer

The Montana state bird is the Western Meadowlark







 Birds of Montana Field Guide





Online Resources for Montana Bird Watchers


Online Montana Birds Field Guide
Descriptions, photos and audio samples.

Field Checklist of Montana Birds
Printable PDF checklist.

Montana Audubon
Good source for Montana birding information.

Montana Bird Festival
Montana's annual birding event.

Montana Birdwatching Hot Spots
Hot spot maps and trails.

Montana Birding Books
Montana-specific guides.