Bird Resources


Much of this information comes from our Bird Fest event to prepare for the Great Backyard Bird Count and we hope you can join us at walks and counts throughout the year! Visit to discover simple tools on identifying birds, submitting them for the count, and any steps in between. These include the phone and web apps below.


Use to submit your bird count data any day and also for global bird counts


For help identifying local western Washington birds, visit Seattle Audubon Society’s BirdWeb.


Use Audubon’s Native Plant Database to discover what native plants will attract birds to your neighborhood and where to purchase them locally. 


For information on feeding backyard birds visit Project Feeder Watch.


There are too many wonderful resources to list, but below are some local brochures, books, and even a game that tests all skill levels on North American birds.