Whether you're a seasoned birder or a curious beginner, this website is your ultimate companion to unlocking the magic of birding in Louisiana. Use the resources below to start planning your birding trip of a lifetime.

View a searchable list of all Louisiana birds.

Plan your trip at EXPLORELOUISIANA.COM  

The official travel authority for the state of Louisiana.

Get Louisiana trails info on All Trails

The go-to resource for trail guides and maps including crowdsourced reviews and photos. Website and app available.

Learn more about Louisiana birds at National Audubon Society

The Audubon Society aims to protect birds through science, advocacy, education and conservation. Check out their great guide for beginning birders.

View Audubon Bird Guide

Free downloadable field guide for identifying over 800 species of North American birds. Available for iOS and Andriod.

Visit Cornell Lab of Ornithology 

Cornell Lab has over 75,000 members who support its mission of “interpreting and conserving the Earth’s biological diversity through research, education, and citizen science focused on birds.”  

Download Merlin Bird ID

Published by Cornell Lab, this free app can identify up to 3,000 species of birds. Available for iOS and Android.

Visit e-Birds 

e-Birds is a joint project by the Cornell Lab and Audubon that allows birders to track their sightings and share in real-time. 

Visit Louisiana State Parks