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Enhance your enjoyment of birds or delight someone you love with the gift of connecting with nature. Your purchase gives back to the birds: proceeds help support the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s mission to improve the understanding and protection of birds.

  • Living Bird magazines

    Cornell Lab Membership

    Cornell Lab members receive the award-winning Living Bird magazine, discounts on projects and courses, plus the latest birding news in our monthly eNewsletter. Supporter level memberships begin at $39 per year. A printable card for gift memberships is available to give to recipients. Order a gift membership online.

  • BIrd Academy owl ad, Burrowing Owls by Vladimir Kogan Michael/Shutterstock.

    Bird Academy Courses

    More than 100,000 people have graduated from Bird Academy’s online courses! Choose from a range of self-paced courses for any skill level, including Joy of Bird Watching, Bird Photography, Nature Journaling, Bird Songs, Warbler Identification, and more. Return to them for reference or practice as often as you wish. View our updated course catalog.

    Save 20% off the price of any one course when you give it as a gift, or for yourself. Apply the coupon code HOLIDAY2020 at cart checkout.

    *Coupon cannot be used in conjunction with other offers or with items on sale. Offer expires December 31, 2020.

  • Violet-green Swallow by Joshua Covill/Macaulay Library.

    Birds of the World

    Birds of the World is the world’s largest, most comprehensive, scholarly resource for birds. Filled with more than 10,700 species accounts, this authoritative online field guide allows you to explore comprehensive life history information including appearance, range, habitat, breeding, and behavior. Maps, data visualizations, and specially curated photos, videos, and bird sounds accompany each species account, and help drive home lessons from the text.

    Subscribe to Birds of the World for 1 month ($7.99), 1 year ($49), or 3 years ($129).

  • Photos from Macaulay Library: Golden-cheeked Warbler by Bryan Calk; Virginia Rail by Brad Imhoff; Lesser Yellowlegs by Ryan Sanderson.

    Give the gift of bird sounds

    The Cornell Guide to Bird Sounds: United States and Canada is here! Expertly curated with thousands of new songs, calls, and flight calls for 900 species. Available now as an MP3 download for $20. Get yours today or give the gift of bird song.


  • Cornell Lab apparel

    Official Cornell Lab Apparel

    On a hat, T-shirt, or hoodie, show the world your passion for birds! Get articles of clothing emblazoned with eBird lettering or the Cornell Lab logo for birdwatching in style. View selections from the Cornell Lab Publishing Group and in the eBird Store.

  • Bird friendly coffee montage

    Bird-Friendly Coffee

    Coffee selections from Cornell Lab sponsors make tasteful and bird-friendly gifts. Switching to Smithsonian Bird Friendly coffee is one of the simplest ways to support bird conservation and protect vital habitat. 

    • Birds & Beans– The only coffee brand in the USA that is 100% Bird Friendly Certified, USDA Organic, and Fair Trade. Choose from six different roasts!
    • Gimme! Coffee– Based in Ithaca, New York, but ships nationwide. Try the new Bird Friendly Certified Guatemala Guaya’b. Orders over $30 ship free.
    • Wood Warbler Coffee– Each purchase of the Bird Song Blend roast supports the Cornell Lab’s mission.
  • My WBU store, photo from WBU site

    Bird-Feeding Supplies from Wild Birds Unlimited

    If you can’t make it to your local Wild Birds Unlimited (WBU) store, visit MyWBU for all your bird-feeding needs. Each MyWBU order is handled by the same staff you see when you visit the store. Stay safe at home while you support a local business, and keep the birds happy, too!

  • Books and flashcards from the Cornell Lab Publishing Group

    Bird Books & Flash Cards

    Enjoying the outdoors is all about the experience so seize the day! Keep track of sightings and memorable experiences in the Birder’s Life List and Journal. Listen and learn more about birds with interactive bestselling Backyard Birdsongs Audio Guides from Don Kroodsma. Test your bird ID skills with flash cards and scan the QR codes to stream HD audio bird calls. Items are from the Cornell Lab Publishing Group.

  • Cornell Lab Publishing Group Field Guides

    Field Guides & Pocket Guides

    Our All About Birds Pocket Guides to Bird ID are now available for specific cities including Houston, Phoenix, Seattle, New York City, and more. Other folding guides provide a wealth of information about attracting and feeding birds and offer bird ID tips by region. There’s even an entire guide devoted to hummingbirds! Browse all our folding guides and bird reference books.

  • Cornell Lab Publishing Group puzzles, books

    Puzzles, Coloring Books, Kids’ Books

    Learning about birds is fun with beautiful coloring books and eye-catching board books that use birds to introduce colors and numbers to future bird watchers. Browse the entire collection of children’s books about birds from the Cornell Lab Publishing Group. You’ll also find 100, 500, and 1,000-piece puzzles filled with colorful birds from Lab partner, New York Puzzle Company.

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