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Welcome Louisiana is home to numerous organized festivals and events that promote Louisiana as a year-long bird-watching destination. Our website is dedicated to providing current information on Louisiana's birding festivals, birding trails and maps, contact information, clubs, organizations and calendar of events.
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Louisiana Birding Trails From costal wetlands to prairies to the rolling hills, Louisiana Birding Trails and Maps - will help make your bird watching trip an enjoyable.  The America’s Wetland Birding Trail consists of 115 bird watching sites crossing through 22 Louisiana parishes. For online maps, click here.   Read the Full Story
L.O.S.   Organized in 1947 to gather and disseminate accurate information concerning the bird life of the western hemisphere and of Louisiana; to promote interest in and appreciation of the value of birds, both aesthetic and economic, which will ensure wiser conservation of our bird life; Read the Full Story
Attending Festivals There are many benefits to attending Birding Festivals. Louisiana birding festivals are for all ages and levels of birders for locals and visitors. For the beginners, a festival is a great starting point in learning basic birding identification, learning habitats, using equipment, etc. More experienced birder will learn the area, hot spots and make new friends of all birding levels. Read the Full Story
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Birding Organizations

 

Birding Organizations

Louisiana Ornithological Society - Statewide

Florida Parishes
Baton Rouge Audubon Society – Baton Rouge
Kids Who Bird –             Baton Rouge
Feliciana Nature Society – St. Francisville

Northwest
Bird Study Group - Shreveport

Southeast
Northshore Bird Club – Covington 
Terrebonne Bird Club - Houma
Orleans Audubon Society – Greater New Orleans
Crescent Bird Club – Greater New Orleans

Southwest
LABA - Louisiana Birders Anonymous - Lafayette
Gulf Coast Bird Club –    Lake Charles

Louisiana Birding Trails

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From costal wetlands to prairies to the rolling hills, Louisiana Birding Trails and Maps - will help make your bird watching trip an enjoyable.  The America’s Wetland Birding Trail consists of 115 bird watching sites crossing through 22 Louisiana parishes. For online maps, click here.

 

Birding Trail of Louisiana
     
America's Wetland Birding Trailon the Louisiana Great Gulf Coast

Traveling along the Creole Nature Trail All-American Road and six additional state scenic byways, the America’s Wetland Birding Trail crosses through 22 Southern Louisiana parishes rich with unparalleled history, culture, arts and entertainment. The trail will guide you to some of the state’s most productive natural places along the Great Gulf Coast and will offer ready access to some of the best birding in the country.
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America's Wetland Birding Trail on LouisianaTravel.com website
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South Louisiana Bird Guide - Audubon Society

Website covers: Port Fourchon, Grand Isle, Venice, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park, New Orleans City Park and Lake Vista, Suburban New Orleans and East Jefferson, Eastern New Orleans - Bayou Sauvage NWR, White Kitchen Area, Pearl River and the Honey Island Swamp, Mandeville, Fontainebleau State Park, Lacombe, and Big Branch NWR, Abita Springs, Bonnet Carre Spillway, Reserve and Laplace.
 
     
Creole Nature Trail

Sabine NWR, Lacassins NWR, Rockefeller WR, Cameron Prairie NWR

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The Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary

The Barataria-Terrebonne estuarine complex is located between the Mississippi and Atchafalaya Rivers in south Louisiana. Bayou Lafourche separates this complex into two basins, Barataria Basin to the east, and Terrebonne Basin to the west.
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