Citizen Science

Make a difference! Learn about the different ways you can enter observations on the birds you see and participate in bird surveys to help develop baseline data for scientists worldwide.
If you have a bird question, Fill out our Ask-a-Birder Form or peruse the archive of questions and answers.

Bird Counts and Surveys

Bird surveys and counts help with scientific advancement by alerting communities to climate and environmental changes.

eBird

A fantastic resource for birders and conservationists, allowing users to submit sightings, save personal data, and peruse species distribution data submitted by others.

iNaturalist

iNaturalist is a community for naturalists where you can record what you see in nature, meet other nature lovers, and learn about the natural world.

Dead or Injured Bird Report

If you find a dead or injured bird, you can make an important contribution to Audubon Texas’ conservation work by submitting the information through D-Bird.

TexBirds

Do you want to take your Texas bird watching experience to a whole new level? Interested in birding in other areas of Texas but don’t know where to go? Unsure about the ID of a bird you took a picture of (Texas birds only) and need a second opinion? Do you want to chase Texas rarities? Want to let everyone know about a cool bird you just saw?

Then consider subscribing to the free statewide Texbirds list serve which has a wealth of information about recent sightings around the state, as well as discussions on difficult identifications, occurrence and distribution of Texas birds.