Wausau Bird Club

Birding Resources

Links to regional, state, national, and international bird organizations

Wausau Area Birders and Bird Watchers Facebook,

Raptor Education Group Inc,  Antigo, Wisconsin – Dedicated to caring for injured or orphaned native bird species and public education on wildlife issues.

George W Mead/McMillan Wildlife Area,  Miladore, Wisconsin

National Audubon Society,  To conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth’s biological diversity.

Cornell Lab of Ornithology,  Ithica, New York – We use science to understand the world, to find new ways to make conservation work, and to involve people who share our passion.

All About Birds, A comprehensive guide to North American birds and bird watching from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Wisconsin Bird Conservation Initiative,  WBCI – A cooperative partnership to deliver a full spectrum of bird conservation emphasizing voluntary stewardship.

Great Wisconsin Birding & Nature Trail,  The Great Wisconsin Birding and Nature Trail is a mapped auto trail that reaches into every area of the state.

Wisconsin Society of Ornithology, Promoting the enjoyment, study, and conservation of Wisconsin’s birds.

eBird,  Global tools for birders, critical data for science. Birding in the 21st Century!

Beginners Guide to Bird Watching by Home Advisor – good practical information about bird watching for the beginner.


Marathon County Birding Checklist This checklist of over 300 bird species was compiled by the Wausau Bird Club to enhance your Marathon County birding experience. Feel free to print this checklist for use in the field. It works best if printed on legal size paper – 8 1/2 x 14 inches. Please report any rare or accidental birds to the Wausau Bird Club at www.wausaubirdclub@gmail.com.