Find out what Project FeederWatch is, its history, and more
Find out how you FeederWatch, when you can FeederWatch, and what you'll need
to do to get started
Review these instructions carefully before you count and enter data
Find out about types of feeders and types of foods, and where to place your
Feeding Birds FAQs
Explore the winter distribution, food, and feeder preferences of common
Find out about color and plumage variations, bald heads, and deformed bills
Find out about bird disease and identifying the signs of bird disease
Find out how to identify birds and download identification tools
Find educational resources and examples and home school curriculum here
Find an article archive packed with lots of great bird study information
Keep up to date with the latest FeederWatch happenings
These are exemplary FeederWatchers!
Send us your photos! Show us your count site, your birds, or you watching
your site with loved ones!
Live streaming feedercam in Manitoba
View maps showing the current and past winter distributions of birds
See what birds occur the most by region
Explore species by state/province
See where FeederWatchers are
Graphs of regional population trends since 1988 for 95 species
Explore papers that have used FeederWatch data
See birds well outside their winter range submitted to Project FeederWatch.
Lab scientists analyze the data submitted by FeederWatch participants.
Start here for data entry and personal data review and exploration
The maps in this section show the distribution and abundance of feeder birds. These maps are constructed from bird counts submitted by FeederWatch participants.
Learn how these maps were created.
Current Season Maps will be available soon.
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FeederWatch is a joint research and education project of: