Birds of Wisconsin

Anyone interested in learning more about the birds of Wisconsin should start with a free downloadable copy of the Great Wisconsin Birding and Nature Trail Checklist of Wisconsin Birds.  It's very nicely formatted and easy to read and use.

You can attract more birds to your yard with the tips in Landscaping Plants that Attract Birds.


State Bird


Flicker aka Yellowhammer

The Wisconsin state bird is the Robin







Online Resources for Wisconsin Bird Watchers


Checklist of Wisconsin Birds
Printable pdf version.

Wisconsin Society for Ornithology
This organization tracks bird sightings and participates in research and education activities.  Field trips.

Wisconsin Breeding Bird Atlas
Keeping track of the birds that breed in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Conservation Initiative
A cooperative partnership for bird conservation.

Bird City Wisconsin
Is your community bird-friendly?

Chequamegon Bay Birding and Nature Festival
Annual festival for birders of all levels of experience.

Northwoods Birding Festival
At the Discovery Center in Manitowish Waters