The BBC has compiled a list of some of our favorite web-based resources.
Birding Massachusetts and New England
Learn about and report notable recent sightings.
The largest worldwide database of bird sightings, run by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
Identify birds by sound.
Bird Observer: The New England Birding Journal
A New England-based bimonthly journal for birders of all skill levels, publishes original articles on birding locations, on avian populations and natural history, on regional rarities, book reviews and field notes, bird sightings, photographs, and artwork.
Bird Observer’s New England Birding Guides
These pocket guides are invaluable for exploring new birding spots. Some are open-access and others require a Bird Observer subscriptions
Maine Birding Trail
All the information you need to explore Maine and its birds.
Bird migration forecasts in real-time
Marine Weather Forecast
For Beginner Birders
How to Start Birding
This National Audubon guide offers many useful links and resources.
Merlin Bird ID
Free, instant bird identification app.
Audubon Bird Guide App
A free and complete field guide to over 800 species of North American birds.
Birdwatching Essentials: Free Introductory Course
Designed for beginners, this 4-chapter primer will provide the essential tools and knowledge to enjoy birdwatching with a focus on New England species.
Dressing and Preparing for a Day of Birding
For Young Birders
Young Birders Network
A Facebook group for young birders: check