Birds of Nebraska

Nebraska's location in the heart of the Central Flyway, makes this state one of the top in bird diversity.  About 440 species of birds can be found in Nebraska. 

If you need help identifying any of those birds, visit the Nebraska Bird Library.  This is a searchable online guide to the birds of Nebraska.

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


State Bird


Flicker aka Yellowhammer

The Nebraska state bird is the Western Meadowlark





Nebraska Birds Field Guide


Birds of Nebraska Field Guide






Online Resources for Nebraska Bird Watchers


The Birds of Nebraska Guide
An online bird guide from Nebraska Game and Parks

The Nebraska Bird Partnership
Working together to conserve Nebraska's birds and their habitats.

Nebraska Birding Trails
A list of birding trails throughout the state.

Birds of Nebraska Field Checklist
The official state checklist in printable pdf format.