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A great way to find birds (and birders) in your area is to join a mailing list. Below you will find links to subscription pages for lists throughout the ABA area and worldwide.

Alabama

ALBIRDS -- Statewide list
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/albirds/

Alaska

akbirding -- Statewide list
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/akbirding/

AlaskaBirds-L -- Rare Birds List
https://lists.uaf.edu:8025/mailman/listinfo/alaskabirds-l

beringia_birders -- Far West and Northern Alaska
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/beringia_birders/

BorealBirder -- Interior Alaska
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BorealBirder/

Eaglechat -- Juneau and SE Alaska
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Eaglechat/

Alberta

AlbertaBirds -- Birds of Alberta dicussion list
http://www.onelist.com/community/Albertabird

Arkansas

ARBIRD-L -- Statewide list
http://listserv.uark.edu/archives/arbird-l.html

Arizona

AZ-NM CHAT -- Arizona and New Mexico Birds Mailing List
https://list.arizona.edu/sympa/info/aznmbirds

NAZAS -- Northern Arizona
http://azbird.net/sightings/portal.php

British Columbia

bcbirdingvanisland -- Birding Vancouver Island
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/bcbirdingvanisland/

bcintbird -- Interior bird list
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/bcintbird/

BCVIBIRDS -- Vancouver Island birds
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BCVIBIRDS/

California

CALBIRDS -- Statewide list
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/CALBIRDS/

CAyoungbirders -- California Young Birders
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/CAyoungbirders/

CVBirds -- Central Valley
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/central_valley_birds/

Fresno County Birders
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/fresno_county_birders/

INLANDCOUNTYBIRDS -- Riverside, San Bernardino and Imperial counties
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/inlandcountybirds/

LACoBirds -- Los Angeles County
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/LACoBirds/

MBB -- Monterey Bay birders, Santa Cruz area
http://www.santacruzbirdclub.org/listserv.html
Archive: http://www.sialia.com/s/calists.pl?rm=one_list;id=57

NORTHBAYBIRDS -- Sonoma, Marin, Napa, Lake and Solano counties
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/northbaybirds/

Orange County Birding
https://groups.io/g/OrangeCountyBirding

Peninsula Birding -- San mateo County list
https://groups.io/g/peninsula-birding

SBCOBIRDING -- Santa Barbara County
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/sbcobirding/

SDBIRDS -- San Diego and Imperial County birds
https://groups.io/g/SanDiegoRegionBirding

SFBirds -- San Francisco proper
https://groups.io/g/sfbirds

SLOCOBIRDING -- San Luis Obispo County
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/slocobirding/

south-bay-birds -- Southern end of San Francisco Bay
https://groups.io/g/southbaybirds/

VENTURACOBIRDING -- Ventura County, California
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/venturacobirding/

Yosemite Area Birders -- Yosemite National Park area
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/yosemite_area_birders/

Colorado

COBIRDS -- Statewide list
http://groups.google.com/group/cobirds

cobirders -- Statewide list
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cobirders/

Connecticut

CTBirds - Statewide list
http://lists.ctbirding.org/mailman/listinfo/ctbirds_lists.ctbirding.org

CTDailyReport - Statewide rare bird list
http://lists.ctbirding.org/mailman/listinfo/ctdailyreport_lists.ctbirding.org

Delaware

DE-BIRDS -- Statewide list
https://lists.princeton.edu/listserv/de-birds.html

Florida

Birdbrains -- Florida Birds/Natural History
http://listserv.admin.usf.edu/archives/brdbrain.html

FlaBirding -- Florida and the Bahamas
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FlaBirding/

FLORIDABIRDS-L -- Statewide list
http://bkpass.tripod.com/floridabirds.htm

SWFLBirdline -- Southwest Florida
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SWFLBirdline/

nflbirds -- North Florida, South Georgia, and South Alabama
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/nflbirds/

Georgia

GABO-L -- Statewide list
http://listserv.uga.edu/archives/gabo-l.html

Idaho

IBLE -- Statewide list
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ible/

Inland-nw-birders -- ID north of Salmon R. and WA east of the Cascades
http://www.lists.uidaho.edu/mailman/listinfo/inland-nw-birders

Illinois

IBET -- Birders Exchanging Thoughts
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ILbirds

Indiana

IN-BIRD-L -- Statewide list
https://list.indiana.edu/sympa/subscribe/in-bird-l

BLOOMINGTON-BIRDS-L -- Bloomington Bird Sightings
https://listserv.indiana.edu/archives/bloomington-birds-l.html

Iowa

IA-BIRD -- Statewide list
http://www.iowabirds.org/Connections/Listserv.aspx

Kansas

KSBIRD-L -- Statewide list
http://listserv.ksu.edu/archives/ksbird-l.html

Kentucky

BIRDKY -- Statewide list
http://www.biology.eku.edu/KOS/listserv.htm

Louisiana

LABIRD-L -- Statewide list
http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/LABIRDintro.html

Maine

Maine-Birds -- Statewide list
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/maine-birds

Manitoba

ManitobaBirds -- Birds of Manitoba dicussion list
http://www.egroups.com/group/Manitobabirds

Maryland

Statewide list
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/mdbirding

Massachusetts

MASSBIRD -- Massachusetts and New England
http://massbird.org/Massbird-Charter.html

Michigan

birders -- Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, and southeast Michigan
http://listserver.itd.umich.edu/cgi-bin/lyris.pl?enter=birders

Mich-chat -- Statewide list
http://lists.envirolink.org/mailman/listinfo/mich-chat

Mich-listers -- For submitting rarity reports
http://lists.envirolink.org/mailman/listinfo/mich-listers
Archives: http://lists.envirolink.org/pipermail/mich-listers/

UP Birders-- Michigan Upper Peninsula
http://www.upbirders.org/maillist.html

Minnesota

Mnbird -- Statewide list
http://www.mnbird.net/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/mnbird

mou-net -- The Minnesota Ornithologists' Union listserve
http://moumn.org/listservice.html

Mississippi

MISSBIRD -- Statewide list
http://www.msstate.edu/org/mos/Resources.htm

Missouri

MOBIRDS-L -- Statewide list
http://po.missouri.edu/archives/mobirds-l.html

Montana

MOB -- Statewide list
http://siprelle.com/mailman/listinfo/mob

Nebraska

NeBirds -- Statewide list
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NEBirds/

Nevada

NVBIRDS -- Statewide list
http://list.audubon.org/archives/nvbirds.html

New Brunswick

NatureNB -- Flora and Fauna
http://www3.nbnet.nb.ca/maryspt/nnbe.html

New Hampshire

NH.BIRDS -- Statewide list
http://pubpages.unh.edu/~djb1/nh.birds.html

New Jersey

JERSEYBIRDS -- Statewide list
https://lists.princeton.edu/cgi-bin/wa?A0=JerseyBi

NJBIRDS -- NJ Rare Bird Alert Mailing list
https://lists.princeton.edu/cgi-bin/wa?A0=NJBIRDS

New Mexico

AZ-NM CHAT -- Arizona and New Mexico Birds Mailing List
http://www.tucsonaudubon.org/birding/aznmlist.htm

New York

btblue -- Bird sightings in the NY metro area
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/btblue/

CAYUGABIRDS-L -- Cayuga Lake Basin region
subscription: [email protected]
message: JOIN Cayugabirds-L "Your Real Name"
[NOTE: Quotation marks must surround your name]
posting: [email protected]

More information at:
http://www.people.cornell.edu/pages/cth4/CayugabirdsWELCOME.htm

eBirds NYC -- New York City area
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ebirdsnyc/

GeneseeBirds-L -- Bird observations from western New York
http://mail.geneseo.edu/mailman/listinfo/geneseebirds-l

hmbirds -- Eleven counties surrounding Albany, NY
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/hmbirds/

Northern_NY_Birds -- Recent bird sightings in Northern NY
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/northern_NY_birds/

NYSBirds-L - Statewide list
subscription: [email protected]
message: JOIN NYSbirds-L "Your Real Name"
[NOTE: Quotation marks must surround your name]
posting: [email protected]

More information at:
http://www.people.cornell.edu/pages/cth4/NYSbirdsWELCOME.htm

Oneidabirds -- Central New York
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/oneidabirds/

Newfoundland and Labrador

nf.birds - Bird lovers in Newfoundland & Labrador
http://groups.google.com/group/nf.birds/topics

North Carolina

Carolinabirds -- North and South Carolina Statewide list
http://www.duke.edu/~cwcook/cbirds.html

North Dakota

ND-BIRDS -- Statewide list
http://listserv.nodak.edu/archives/nd-birds.html

Nova Scotia

NatureNS -- Birds and natural history discussion list
subscription: [email protected]
message: subscribe natureNS
contact: [email protected]

NS-RBA -- Nova Scotia Rare Bird Alert
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NS-RBA/

Ohio

Ohio-birds -- Statewide list
http://listserv.muohio.edu/archives/ohio-birds.html

Oklahoma

OKbirds -- Statewide list
http://www.suttoncenter.org/okbirds.html

Ontario

ONTBIRDS -- Bird sightings of interest
http://www.ofo.ca/site/page/view/information.ontbirdssetup

Oregon

COBOL -- Central Oregon Birders On Line
http://lists.oregonstate.edu/mailman/listinfo/cobol

OBOL -- Statewide list
http://www.freelists.org/list/obol

Pennsylvania

PABirds -- Statewide list
http://list.audubon.org/archives/pabirds.html

scbirdcl -- State College Bird Club List located in State College, PA
http://www.scbirdcl.org/joinemaillist.html

Prince Edward Island

Peibirders -- Avifauna Reports - Rarities and Seasonal Observations
http://lists.upei.ca/mailman/listinfo/peibirders

Quebec

ORNITHO-QC -- [liste francophone | French list]
https://lists.b2b2c.ca/mailman/listinfo/ornitho-qc

Songsparrow -- The Province of Quebec Society for the Protection of Birds http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Songsparrow/

Rhode Island

RIBIRDS -- Statewide list
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/RIBIRDS/

Saskatchewan

Saskbirds
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Saskbirds/

South Carolina

Carolinabirds -- North and South Carolina Statewide list
http://www.duke.edu/~cwcook/cbirds.html

South Dakota

SD-birds -- Statewide list
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/sd-birds/

Tennessee

TN-BIRD -- Statewide list
http://www.freelists.org/cgi-bin/list?list_id=tn-bird

Texas

Texbirds -- Statewide list
http://www.freelists.org/list/texbirds

Utah

BirdTalk -- Statewide duscussion
http://www.utahbirds.org/connections/E-hotlines.htm

UBIRD
http://utahbirders.com/ubird

Vermont

VTBIRD -- Statewide list
http://www.uvm.edu/~ebuford/vtbird.html

Virginia

VA-BIRD -- Statewide list
http://mailman.listserve.com/listmanager/listinfo/va-bird

VA-RICHMOND-GENERAL -- Richmond area list
http://www.freelists.org/cgi-bin/list.fcgi?list_id=va-richmond-general

Washington

TWEETERS -- Washington and B.C. list
http://www.scn.org/earth/tweeters/

Inland-nw-birders -- ID north of Salmon R. and WA east of the Cascades
http://www.lists.uidaho.edu/mailman/listinfo/inland-nw-birders

West Virginia

WV-Bird -- Statewide list
http://www.audubon.org/net/list/wv-bird/

Wisconsin

Wisbirdn -- Statewide list
http://www.freelists.org/list/wisbirdn

Wyoming

WYOBIRDS -- Statewide list
http://home.ease.lsoft.com/archives/wyobirds.html

tetonbirders -- Jackson Hole and surrounding areas
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/tetonbirders/

Other

MS_FLY -- Discusses tracking and reports of birds using the Mississippi Flyway for migration, breeding grounds, etc.
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/MS_FLY

Australia

BIRDING-AUS
http://www.birding-aus.org

India

Nathistory-India -- Natural History of South Asia
https://new-lists.princeton.edu/listserv/nathistory-india.html

Mexico

Mexico-Birding
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Mexico-Birding

Neotropical

NEOBIRD -- Central America and northern South America
http://listserv.uh.edu/archives/neobird.html

Peru

Birding Peru -- Birdwatching in Peru http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Birdingperu/

Singapore

Nature-Singapore -- Nature in Singapore
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/nature-singapore/

South Africa

SABirdNet -- South African Birding Listserver
http://lists.nu.ac.za/mailman/listinfo/sabirdnet

Turkey

KUSLAR-L - Birdwatching in Turkey
http://www.metu.edu.tr/home/wwwokgt/contact.html

United Kingdom

UKBIRDNET
subscription: [email protected]
message: subscribe ukbirdnet Your Name
posting: [email protected]

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