Birds of New York

These New York bird species fact sheets are a great way to learn more about New York's birds.

Live in New York City, or planning a visit?  The city has plenty of good birding spots.

There's even a documentary film about birding in Central Park: Birders: The Central Park Effect

The Top 10 Foods to Attract Winter Birds


State Bird


Flicker aka Yellowhammer

The New York state bird is the Eastern Bluebird






Online Resources for New York Bird Watchers


New York Birds
Information from the New York Department of Environmental Conservation.

New York State Ornithological Association
 Conservation, records, and resources.

Audubon New York
Information on birds and birding in the State of New York.

Bird Songs for some New York birds
Bird song and call samples for a selection of birds found in New York.

New York City Birds
Everything you need to know about birding in the big city.

New York City Audubon
Supporting birds and birding in the city's five boroughs.

New York Birding Books
New York-specific bird books and guides.