Blackpoll Warbler (Donna Dewhurst, USFWS) Birders (Robert Howe) Brewer's Blackbird (Lee Karney, USFWS)

Training Tools

Great Blue Heron, photo by Gary Kramer, UWFWS

The best training is to get outside and observe and listen to birds in their native habitats. Participate in bird walks offered at nature and wildlife centers, or take an ornithology class at your local college. You can also hone your skills with the online bird quizzes listed below and the online bird guides. Also listed are invaluable field guides and audio CDs you can purchase to help you study.

Online Bird Quizzes

Online Bird Guides


All Online Bird Guides listed in this section
include photos and songs

Field Guides

Audio CDs