- Birds of Vancouver Area – (pdf file) A list of 167 species provided by Dr. Darren Irwin (BIOL 427) specific to the Vancouver area. An excellent resource for identifying birds in Vancouver!
- The Cornell Lab of Ornithology–All About Birds (for beginners, online guide to birds and bird watching
- Birding 101 – Slides to the Birding 101 Workshop. Includes some tips on preparing for bird watching, and goes through some of the more difficult to identify groups of birds. With accompanying youtube playlist: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?feature=edit_ok&list=PLAlE02BZ2T__GpUOIW08XygBv2y1Q3wra
- An Introduction to Birdwatching – Frequently asked questions about birdwatching, generously written and shared by Harvey Burgess!
Bird Watching in Vancouver
- eBird (for experienced users, list of bird sightings for Metro Vancouver area)
- Birding Spots in Metro Vancouver
- BC Rare Bird Alert