Birding Organization Profiles
African Bird Club
Overview of the African Bird Club, a charity that supports bird conservation and raising awareness about all birds in Africa.
American Bald Eagle Foundation
Dedicated to the preservation of bald eagles, the American Bald Eagle Foundation focuses on education to help raise awareness of and protection for these raptors. Learn if membership is right for you.
American Birding Association
The American Birding Association is one of the most popular birding organizations for competitive and casual birding; learn more about the organization and whether or not becoming a member is right for you.
American Bird Conservancy
Though a young organization, the American Bird Conservancy is at the forefront of conservation efforts to protect all native birds in the Western Hemisphere.
If you love birds down under, joining BirdLife Australia is a great way to help promote their conservation. This organization has a long history of bird research and preservation, and members today receive many benefits of that commitment.
The largest private organization for waterfowl preservation, Ducks Unlimited is popular with both birders and hunters - learn why, and how you can join to help conserve waterfowl habitat.
National Audubon Society
Background information on the National Audubon Society, including history, goals and membership benefits.
National Bird-Feeding Society
Join the one organization solely dedicated to bird feeding tips, education and research: the National Bird-Feeding Society. Membership is free, and the information is invaluable.
The Nature Conservancy
Joining the Nature Conservancy not only helps birds but other wildlife worldwide through land preservation, scientific research and other environmental programs. Learn more about TNC and how to become a member.
Neotropical Bird Club
If you love your summer migrants, you'll love the Neotropical Bird Club and its mission to protect all birds in the neotropical region. Learn where that region is and what this conservation organization does to help birds.
Oriental Bird Club
Protecting birds in the Orient and promoting avian awareness are the goals of the Oriental Bird Club. The club's membership is worldwide and open to everyone.
The Peregrine Fund
If you want to protect birds of prey, joining the Peregrine Fund is one of the best ways. This organization works worldwide for raptor preservation and conservation, including education, research and habitat preservation.
Grassland birds are facing grave threats today, but supporting Pheasants Forever can help protect critical habitat to help bird conservation for grouse, quail, sparrows and similar species.
Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
Background information on the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, including history, activities and membership benefits.
The Sierra Club is a superb conservation organization, and while it is not strictly focused on birds, its environmental conservation efforts do benefit all birds and birders. Learn if membership is right for you.
Scotlands' Bird Club
The best club for birders in Scotland, the Scottish Ornithologists' Club (Scotland's Bird Club) takes great steps to encourage a love of birds and birding for all ages and experience levels. Learn more about the club and how to join.
The Waterbird Society
Supporting the Waterbird Society means supporting all aquatic birds, from albatrosses to egrets to penguins. Learn what the society does and whether or not membership is right for you.
Wilson Ornithological Society
Do you want to study birds in depth? Membership in the academic-based Wilson Ornithological Society may be perfect for you.
The Hummingbird Society
If you want to help hummingbirds, you can't do better than joining the Hummingbird Society. Learn what this organization does and what your membership will include.
Birding & Ornithological Organizations at WildBirds.com
Comprehensive listing of birding organizations including ornithological societies, banding stations and conservation organizations along with other regional birding information. This listing covers both the United States and Canada and includes web addresses for all listed organizations.