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Where to Bird - updated May 2011


United States of America -- Louisiana
Discover the top birding locations in Louisiana. Find out more about Louisiana Bird Clubs and Birding Organizations in Louisiana. Print out a checklist of Louisiana birds. Find the Rare Bird Alert Phone Numbers for Louisiana. Order books to help you become a better birder in Louisiana. Discover links to Louisiana Birding web sites. Print out special maps of Louisiana before you begin your trip.

Birds of My State DVD

Louisiana Birds

The Shorebird Guide

Peterson Eastern & Central Guide

Birds of My State
DVD

Louisiana
Birds

The Shorebird
Guide

Peterson Eastern and
Central Guide

State Bird: Brown Pelican

State Checklists:
Louisiana Ornithological Society
NPWRC Bird Checklists - Louisiana

Species Seen in Louisiana: 471

State Ornithological Society:
Louisiana Ornithological Society

Rare Bird Alerts:
Transcripts

Electronic Mailing  Lists:
LABIRD-L: Discussion of birds in Louisiana.
Subscription:
listserv@listserv.lsu.edu
Message: subscribe labird-l Your Name

Maps:
Louisiana Maps

Retail Birding Stores

 

Birding Links for Louisiana:
America's Wetland Birding Trail
Louisiana Birds
Birds of Southeastern Louisiana
Hot Spots
Southwestern Louisiana Birding Locations
Northwest Louisiana Hot Spots
US Fish & Wildlife Service Refuges

Louisiana Organizations:
Audubon Chapters in Louisiana
   Baton Rouge Audubon Society 
  
Orleans Audubon Society 
The Nature Conservancy - Louisiana
Bird Study Group  
Northshore Bird Club
Louisiana Bayou Bluebird Society

Pete Thayer's Favorite Hot Spots:
Cameron Parish
/ Sabine National Wildlife Refuge
29.52 N   93.29 W
Southwestern Louisiana can be very rewarding, especially in the winter months and during spring migration. Look for Snow Geese, Peregrine Falcon, Wood Storks and Least Terns.


Grand Isle
29.15 N    90.21 W
This barrier island at the mouth of Barataria Bay may have more birds per capita than anywhere else in the US during a spring migration fallout. You should be able to find shorebirds, ducks, gulls, terns, wading birds and many songbirds in the spring and fall.

Peveto Woods Sanctuaries

29.77 N    93.51 W
This area is famous for spring "fallouts". The Gulf Coast can become littered with birds when a north wind or heavy rains force songbirds to drop into the first bush they see after crossing the Gulf of Mexico.

 

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